An extreme marathon runner met a stray dog with whom he formed an “unbreakable bond” during a 250-kilometre (155 mile) race in the Gobi desert in China. Dion Leonard, 41, said he hoped to raise the funds that will allow him to be reunited with the dog, named Gobi, who joined him during the annual 4 Deserts Race Series in March. Mr… Read More Man who befriended stray dog during extreme desert marathon brings her home to Scotland | The Independent
I received several different April Fools emails today and I love this one for dog and cat chosen color kits. It reminded me of how I used to have our cat, Edward, pick tarot cards for me. When you clicked the link you get to the page (I’ve included it below) it had a sale-code… Read More April Fools!
Those of us with therapy animals know how well they help others, but they also help their handlers. Here’s a nice slide show to illustrate the many ways. Click for the SLIDESHOW
We have a fresh dusting of the lovely, clean, white stuff today! Granted, it is 41F so it won’t last long but it is pretty. Rob and Gracie were so excited to run around in it this morning that it is already plowed under in the dog yard. Gracie apparently decided an extra layer was… Read More Snow!
Is this amazing? No it is not a shark. It is a dog, a pet dog, in fact, diving for a tennis ball. See the ball? Click the link to see more in the series, they are all pretty freaky… and toothy! Here is the link: Diving Dogs
This is beautiful! 100 rescue dogs searched the rubble of the World Trade Center for survivors and then for remains during the weeks after the plane attacks on September 11th, 2001. I spotted an interview in The Daily Mail with Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas about her book which “captured the remaining dogs in their twilight… Read More A tribute to the dogs of 9/11
I am just bringing you a public service announcement today. If you haven’t chipped your pets this is something that I personally think is a good idea. If you have, make sure to check your chip from time to time. Of course you want to re-register the chip when you move or change your phone number but… Read More Check The Chip!