There are dogs that love to collect treats. Some go as far as hoarding all their stuff animals, their owner’s socks or shoes, and some might even have a fetish with their owner’s underwear, but have you ever heard of a dog that loves to collect balls? Well, meet Waffle, a Lakeland terrier from Newton Abbot, Britain, that loves to…

At the Arizona Humane Society, there is a new nanny in town, and despite what most people would think, the kittens there can get enough of him.  Boots is a 12-year-old dog that was a survivor of Hurricane Katrina, and as of a few weeks ago, is the newest volunteer at the shelter.  The other staff have taken to calling…

Robin is a Belgian Malinois and K-9 officer in Monterey Park, California.  After being stung multiple times by a very large swarm of bees, she almost lost her life.  Thankfully, organizations like Hemopet exist.  They provided the blood donations she badly needed to save her life. There were more than 50 different places Robin had been stung by the angry…

Generally at an aquarium one might expect to find all things… aquatic.  But Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has a different policy.  They adopt rescue dogs because they know all animals need love and care. “We give these dogs a home, train them with positive reinforcement and demonstrate how our animal care team’s training methods work whether it’s a one-ton beluga…

Therapy dogs are becoming more and more common place in today’s world.  Soldiers in the U.S. Military are often the ones seeking out these dogs to help them get over the stresses of battle.  And then there’s Joe.  He’s a therapy dog of different kind. Joe is specially trained to seek out soldiers suffering from any number of battle related…

The Colorado Animal Rescue doesn’t discriminate when it comes to what animals they take in.  So one could figure that with everything from dogs to chickens and goats coming to them, they have seen it all.  Then one day Ernie came in, and has become a recovery story for the ages. “He was found in the town of Glenwood Springs,”…

Interdog aggression is a very common problem that I am asked to help with. I am speaking specifically about dogs that live in the same home, not the dog aggressive dog that wants to go after every other dog he sees who does not share the same address. I have known people with multiple dogs that are never allowed to…

A good Samaritan from Fort Mill, South Carolina came across a dog, hit by a car and left for dead in the middle of the road.  If it wasn’t for this kind person passing by, the dog may not have made it this far at all. The person brought the dog to a vet for emergency treatment in Charlotte.  Upon…

AN INTERVIEW WITH VICTORIA STILWELL by John Bell Young Born and raised in Wimbledon, England, Victoria Stilwell is one of the world’s most recognized and respected dog trainers. She is best known for her role as the star of Animal Planet’s hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog, through which she is able to share her insight and passion…

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