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.

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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25 Photos: Do You Hold Your Dog Like a Baby?


Written by: Phil Monahan

The photo that started it all, with the caption, “My 90 lb golden likes to be held like a baby…”
all photos via reddit.com

Reddit.com refers to itself as “the front page of the Internet,” but it’s really a social news website where folks post links to pretty much anything they find interesting or funny. The content can be pretty vulgar and sophomoric, so I don’t recommend that anyone. . .

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“Kissed By A Pit” Challenges Dog Lovers To Get Slobbered On For Shelter Pups


Written by: Phil Monahan

Photo by Bobbie Gardner, via Facebook

By now we’ve all seen the “Ice Bucket Challenge” in action on Facebook, and it has been wildly successful in raising money and awareness for ALS research. Operating on a similar principle, the new “Kissed By A Pit” campaign, started by. . .

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Video: Good Samaritans Save Dog from California Freeway


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hero motorist Andie Valerio holds the dog she rescued.
Photo via nbclosangeles.com

A dog running down the freeway is obviously an incredibly dangerous experience, but in an amazing show of compassion and teamwork, motorists did what they could to keep the poor, terrified dog safe. And then one woman, Andie Valerio, took it upon herself to. . .

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