In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotón (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog. “His life is about playing and running,” said Friar read more
When a German Shepherd rescue organization posted Elmo’s photo online last fall, it made no effort to mask the dog’s problems. He wore a cone around his neck to prevent him from licking the large open sore on his hip. His fungus-ridden feet were swollen. His graying, 11-year-old face held a pathetic, ears-to-the-ground gaze. Steve read more
Doug the Pug is back at it again with a tale as old as time.
A hit last year, ball dogs are back at a tennis tournament in Sao Paulo. Four dogs from local shelters were showcased 12 months ago during the clay-court tournament in Brazil’s largest city — and all four were eventually adopted. It was a barking good idea, then. This time around, six canines ranging in age read more
There’s no love, quite like puppy love. While the month of March might be best known for St. Patrick’s Day, March 23 is National Puppy Day. National Puppy Day is a special day that sets out to celebrate the unconditional love that puppies share. Most importantly, however, National Puppy Day helps to save orphaned puppies read more