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Moving Photos Of Rescued Pibbles And Their Tattooed Peoples…

You can just feel the love between the People and their Pits! It’s so easy to stereotype both people and dogs based on their appearance. This moving Portfolio by Nashville, Tennessee-based photographer Brian Batista seeks to combat stereotypes that all rescue animals are damaged or unable to be adopted due to trauma or abuse.  But this

Six (CUTE) Reasons Why Dogs Make Our Lives SO Much Better

Some benefits of dogs that you may have overlooked! Having a dog teaches us patience, commitment and selflessness. Caring for a dog takes a lot of responsibility and commitment, and it also teaches us to be more patient and less selfish. You also learn to be less focused on yourself as pets can sometimes test

[breaking news] Shocking Pit Bull Attack on Elderly Man’s Guide Dog

Faithful Andie, Traumatized, Recovering from Wounds. Richard Draper, who is legally blind, was peacefully walking with his constant companion and service dog, Andie, a female Lab, when three dogs described as Pit Bulls ran out of a nearby garage and viciously attacked the dog. Andie was defenseless despite Draper’s attempts to stop the other dogs. Miami

[video] Puppies Learning Things for the First Time

Entrancing video that totally lift your spirits! This amazing video by Animal Planet raises the bar on cuteness. There is nothing as AWWWW-inspiring as watching tiny beings explore their brave new worlds, whether eating, climbing or just seeing actual lawn for the first time. The adventures in puppy eating are hilarious… but not as much

Special Needs Twins Get Disabled Pit Bull As Their Xmas Wish

WAYNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two disabled sisters from New Jersey made a wish several days ago, and it came true Tuesday just in time for Christmas. As CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported, 10-year-old twins Tianna and Gianna Johnson are both legally blind. Gianna is also autistic. This Christmas, they had just one wish on their list. Tianna

[heart-warming] Do I Make You Proud? The Amazing Story of Ricochet

Born to serve – nope, make that born to surf… Fortunately, this amazing dog’s talents were recognized in time… she was highly intelligent and extremely caring from birth, but as Ricochet grew up, it turned out that she was not terribly interested in the mundane aspects of serving those with disabilities, she preferred stronger challenges. She

[video] Two dogs adrift in a canoe saved by black lab – real or fake?

Fearless Robbie – Hero Rescue Dog… But what really happened that day on the river? Amazing video shows two dogs frantically barking for help as their canoe heads helplessly down the river.  The black lab jumps in fearlessly to save them and swims across the strong current to bring them back to shore. Several sites

[video] Adorable Pup Really, Really, REALLY Wants the Cookie!

Don’t let your dogs see this video! They might pick up a new cute begging trick. Everyone knows that a dog always wants whatever delicious food you are eating. You get their full attention. They don’t care if it is unhealthy for them, they just know it is food and they need it.  More than

K9s For Warriors Brings Smiles Back to Troubled Vets

Just to hear their laughter again… This amazing K9s For Warriors certification process lasts only three weeks and literally brings vets back to life, brings them back to finally laughing again. Just to hear their laughter changes everything, say their families. The recovery is actually a two-way street. The vast majority of the service dogs employed at the

Veterans Move Past War Trauma, Thanks to Their Furry Friends

Service dogs were the magic that helped… Science is finally catching up with what dog owners have been saying all along; sharing your home with a canine makes you happier and more emotionally stable. When over 300,000 U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan came home with a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder,

[Veterans Day] Stubborn Military Pup Grows Up to Ace Bomb-Sniffer

Amazing story – a mini novel almost… a MUST-READ! Noah and the Stubborn Military Working Dog Chuck Compelling tale about training a 65-pound Belgian Malinois for bomb-sniffing work in Afghanistan. The story is written from point of view of the seasoned military handler, Noah who tries to teach the eager, but misguided young bomb-sniffer newbie

[Veterans Day] Give Military Dogs Retirement; They Are Not “Equipment”

Petition: Urge that all Military Dogs retire on U.S. soil Give Military Dogs Respect and Retirement; They Are Not Equipment It does not matter if you are human or canine, if you are willing to die for this country, I salute you. It is a sacrifice so many are unwilling to make, and to take such