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Originally written by ANDREA DUNLOP | POPSUGAR Finding a good man was not on my agenda when I first met Oliver. A never-ending family crisis had consumed the previous two years of my life and left me struggling to pull myself out of bed some days. I was doing my best to recover: therapy, exercise, healthy habits. But I was…

This story comes from Windsor/Essex County Humane Society from a fan who adopted their Buddy from them: It’s been 10 years almost to the day since we adopted our good friend Buddy. He was named Ralph when we got him at WECHS and even though I wasn’t sure I really wanted a dog at the time, as soon as we…

By Steven Petrow | New York Times Steven and Billie, 1998 Leap Year Day, 1986: I drove up to a ramshackle house in Berkeley to pick out my first dog. It was a month before my two-year cancer anniversary, at which point I would be considered “cured,” and I was ready to make a commitment – to life, longevity and…

This comes from The Animal Rescue Site, which in addition to featuring fan-submitted rescue stories, offers a wide selection of clothing, décor, pet supplies, and other gifts.  For each purchase made, a food donation is made to shelter pets in need. My childhood dog, Pepper, passed away unexpectedly in the summer of 2015 and I was not home for it. I…

This comes from Life With Dogs fan Stephanie Gibson: I just wanted to share this girl’s story… this is Lucy. She was disposed of by her former family on the streets of Dallas, Texas and found her way to the hotel where my parents were staying last week while visiting family. Animal control ended up picking her up and taking…

Kristeen Hudson is a photographer, mostly specializing in newborns and babies. She’s also the proud mother to a miniature labradoodle  puppy named Rosie. Mixing her passions – photography and Rosie – leads to LOTS of pictures of her pup. She describes this and what led her to take the below photos,  “To say I have a lot of pictures of…

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