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9 Things You Don’t Know About a Breed You’ve Never Heard of: The Kooikerhondje

This January, the AKC recognized one country’s (the Netherlands) favorite little dog: the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje. The name, pronounced “Netherlands-e Coy-ker-hond-tsje” translates roughly to “decoy dog.” What does that mean? We’re about to tell you. 1. “Decoy dog” refers to the specific job the Kooikerhondje was bred for. Working from enclosures called “eendenkoois” that were built along […]

‘He’s me’: Dog in wheelchair adopted by a man with similar paralysis

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Bandit the jail dog is finally getting his forever home. The inmate handlers, program volunteers, and deputies who know Bandit think this is the one that’s finally going to stick. Bandit has been adopted and returned to the Gwinnett County Jail Dogs program four times — but now it looks like he will […]

6 reasons dogs truly are man’s best friend

Research suggests dog ownership may improve heart health, decrease depression, and even help you live longer. Dogs have been man’s best friend for at least the past 15,000 years. Science now shows that this symbiotic relationship has been as beneficial for humans as their canine companions. Benefits of dog ownership include familial ties, a reduce […]

Disabled Veteran Gets Ultimatum – Give Up His PTSD Support Dog Or Get Evicted

Willie Williams is a disabled Vietnam War Veteran who lives with his dog, Diamond, at Freedom’s Path on the Chillicothe VA Medical Center campus in Ohio. Recently, the 73-year-old veteran received a threatening anonymous letter that asked him to move out. The letter said: “Willie, it’s time for you and your dog to go. You […]

Dad Comes Home To Huge Mess & Anger Goes Away When He Sees Dog In The Trash

Our dogs can get into things they aren’t supposed to get into or do things they aren’t supposed to do. And when we catch them in the act, our first reaction is to be disappointed or mad. But that doesn’t last long when we see those faces… ? Source: Viva Frei/YouTube Those sweet faces have […]

One Man’s Mission To Protect ‘The Dog America Loves To Hate’

  Jason Flatt with one of his pit bull rescues. Flatt is founder of Friends to the Forlorn pit bull rescue in Dallas, Georgia. FRIENDS TO THE FORLORN Pit bulls have long been stigmatized by stories of aggressive behavior, locking jaws and poor temperament around children. Some cities and counties in Georgia ban pit bulls […]

Disabled Dog Trained By Prison Inmates Looking For A Home That Will Accept Him

“Gwinnett County Jail Dogs” program is a special initiative that allows prison inmates to reform themselves by training dogs for their forever homes. A paralyzed dog named Bandit has recently become the program’s most special dog owing to his life-changing experience with the inmates.   Source: Gwinnett Jail Dogs Program/Facebook   Bandit is paralyzed from […]