Great Dane Puppy Rescued After Falling Into 40-Foot Well

A family in Wake County, North Carolina, is grateful after firefighters came to the rescue of their 110-pound puppy who accidentally fell into a 40-foot well this past weekend, WRAL News reports. On Dec. 2, Mudge, an 11-month-old Great Dane puppy — whom the family adopted from a breeder — fell into the old well […]

Dog, 2 People Dead After Massive Ammunition-Fueled House Fire

A dog was among those found dead inside a Los Angeles home following a massive ammunition-fueled fire that broke out at the residence early Sunday morning, CBS News reports.  A man and a woman also perished in the deadly fire that occurred on Dec. 3. The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) received reports of the […]

Dog Walkers Saw Accused Killers of Brianna Ghey Flee Scene

Shocking details have emerged during the ongoing murder trial of 16-year-old Brianna Ghey, a transgender teenager found fatally stabbed back in February of this year at a park in the United Kingdom. According to The Guardian, a couple walking their dogs at Culcheth Linear Park, Warrington, on the day of Ghey’s murder saw the two […]

Muttville Senior Dog Rescue Finds Pets Homes for the Holidays

A special effort is underway to find loving homes for some senior dogs from Bay Area shelters this holiday season, as reported by KTVU. As such, nine dogs of different breeds and sizes left the Oakland Animal Shelter on Monday morning. These dogs — all over seven years old — are bound for a place […]

Saint Bernard Puppies: Cute Pictures and Facts

Saint Bernard puppies are warm-hearted canines that will quickly steal your heart with their friendly and gentle temperament. This breed is famous for their significant work as search and rescue dogs in the Swiss Alps. Equipped with an instinctively protective nature and remarkable strength, these fluffy furballs eventually grow into towering, robust dogs. However, if […]

29 Dogs Rescued From Mississippi Dog Fighting Ring

At least 29 dogs were rescued from a dog fighting ring this past Saturday at a home in Como, Mississippi, WREG News reports.  The Panola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 hang-up call on Dec. 2, shortly after 7 p.m., about an ongoing dog fight at the residence. Deputies who arrived at the scene […]

Controversial Dog Trainer Faces Backlash in San Francisco

Augusto Deoliveira, is a controversial dog trainer also known as “The Dog Daddy.” Now, he’s making headlines for stirring debate among pet owners and animal trainers alike regarding his teaching methods, as per KPIX. While some vouch for his knack to manage aggressive dogs, others condemn his methods, labeling them as animal abuse. The lack […]

Creator of ‘Mutts’ Comic Finally Frees Guard Dog Character

Readers of the beloved comic strip “Mutts” will witness a significant change this week. As per ABC News, Patrick McDonnell, the renowned creator of the comic strip, has made a decision to set his character, Guard Dog, free. This is a significant departure from the decades-long representation of dog chaining cruelty. “I think it just […]

Dog Ownership Linked to 40% Reduced Risk of Dementia

People are generally aware of the numerous mental health benefits that come with dog ownership. These benefits include stress reduction, as well as help with anxiety and depression. However, a new study has revealed an added advantage of owning dogs.  According to Men’s Journal, a recent study conducted in Japan discovered that — for adults […]

New Pet Food Pantry Will Feed LA’s Homeless Animals

A new food pantry has launched in Los Angeles to feed the dogs and cats of homeless people, reports LAist. Known as “The Dog Food Pantry,” it is located at the Skid Row Community Refresh Spot.  The brain behind the project is a vet, Dr. Kwane Stewart, dubbed the “The Street Vet.” He has offered […]