Dogs

They’re our loyal companions that often capture our hearts and attention. In this section, we’ll tell you news about dogs that will bring a smile to your face or a tear to your eyes.

Mixed-Breed Dogs Are Healthier: True or False?

When choosing a dog, you’ve probably found yourself having difficulty picking out between a purebred or a mixed-breed dog. There is so much false information out there and you can find a lot of biases with no scientific basis. For example, some…

Abused Dog Now Working as Therapy Dog

Tango’s story is a beautiful picture of how much dogs love us humans. Even though he’d been abused and abandoned, this “mutt” is now a therapy dog for children and the elderly! Tango, from Abuse to Animal-assisted Therapy Tango works with…

Family Dog Saves Boy with Down Syndrome

Everybody knows what a special bond dogs and children share. We also know that dogs have a highly developed sixth sense, like a super-awareness of their surroundings. Well, today we want to share this story about a family dog that…

Dog Racing Has Finally Been Banned

Dogs are used for so many good purposes. This is also true for therapy dogs, who help people with autism, cancer, disease detection, seeing-eye dogs, and so much more. However, unfortunately, dogs have also been used for purposes that are not…

Dog Theft from Parks Increases Across Spain

  A recent story in the news have left pet-lovers on edge: dog-theft, especially in parks, is taking place across Spain. Due to the fact there are similar evidence in every case, it is believed by work of organized groups.…

Animal Intelligence: Can Your Dog Deceive You?

Dogs are considered to be man’s best friends. Their intelligence has them stand out from other animals. However, do dogs have the ability to deceive you? Recent studies have found that dogs can deceive, understand and learn. Many people believe…

Do You Want to Sleep Better? Get a Dog!

We’ve talked a lot about the many benefits of having a dog. They’re good for stress, self-esteem, depression, loneliness, and so many other things. But today we want to talk about how having a dog can help you sleep better.…

Dog Doctors in Madrid

They may not have medical degrees, but believe it or not there are now “dog doctors” treating patients. At least that’s how the province of Madrid sees it. They aim to bring therapy dogs to educational centers, hospitals, and senior residences with…

Meet the dog who cared for orphaned chimpanzees

This is the story of Princess, a dog who at barely one year old narrowly escaped death. She was fortunate enough to be adopted by Jenny and Jimmy Desmond, a couple who works to rescue animals in different parts of…

Dog Racing Banned in Argentina

In 2016, the bottom-line was positive in Argentina, with renovations taking place on the Buenos Aires Zoo into an eco-park, pets were allowed to travel on the metro, and also dog racing was banned nationwide. Law draws both support and…

Hoshi the blind dog and his guide dog Zen

Guide dogs are specially trained to guide and protect blind people all over the world. Now, what if the one who’s blind is a dog? Maybe you’ve never thought about it, but today we’re going to tell you the story of Hoshi,…

Dog Found Freezing on Mountain Top

A dog has been found at the top of Mount Elbrus, a mountain in Russia that stands at about 5,642 meters high. The dog was freezing and shivering from the cold when she was found by mountain climbers. They almost missed her,…