This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.

Devoted Dog Guards His Owner’s Grave for 15 Days


Written by: Phil Monahan

Tommy stayed by the grave for more than two weeks, risking his own health.
Photo via nydailynews.com

We’ve posted before about dogs who remain loyal, even after their owner’s die, and this is another touching tale of dedication. After Bhaskar Shri, 18, was killed in a car accident early this month in India, his dog, Tommy, . . .

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The Amazing Story of How Sadie the English Setter Saved Her Owner’s Life


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sadie is an English Setter, like Orvis Cover Dog Ranger (above).
Photo by Karen P. of Walnut Creek, CA

There are lots of wonderful stories about heroic dogs, but few feature a dog doing something that seems actually impossible. The story of Sadie and Michael reminds one of the stories of super-human strength—such as lifting a car off a. . .

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Happy National Dog Day!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Today is the 10th Annual National Dog Day, a holiday that “serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each. . .

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