This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.

Videos: Last Weekend’s “Clear the Shelters” Event a Big Success


Written by: Phil Monahan

More than 300 animals were adopted in Fort Worth, emptying the facility.
Photo by Fort Worth Animal Shelter

Last weekend, almost 700 animal shelters around the country took part in Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption initiative that aims to connect animals in need with loving new. . .

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Abused Dog Becomes Companion for Autistic Kids and the Homeless


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hooch’s life is not easy, but he still loves to help others.
Photo courtesy Zach Skow, via wtop.com

Yesterday, we posted a photo essay about a woman who refused to give up on a puppy that had the odds stacked against it. Here’s another tale of a person giving a dog a second chance. . .

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Photo Essay: Saving a Puppy Slated for Euthanasia

Written by: Chelsea Whitney


Here is my chocolate shake and chocolate lab puppy, right after I agreed to foster him.
Photos by Chelsea Whitney

On my 30th birthday, a chocolate lab had a c-section at my veterinary clinic and had nine puppies. One had a cleft palate, and the owners opted to euthanize the puppy. Knowing what a sucker. . .

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Classic Video: How to Take Better Dog Photos, for Adoption or Otherwise, with Seth Casteel


Written by: Phil Monahan

Photographer Seth Casteel offers up some of his tricks. . .and the results are impressive.

Photographer Seth Casteel burst onto the scene back in 2012 when his series of “Underwater Dogs” photos went viral. Casteel has used his newfound fame to promote dog rescue and . . .

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