Rescue Dog Becomes Best Friends With Man With Dementia

You won’t find this treatment for dementia in the medical books. Yet, there is no question that a little rescue dog is making a huge difference in the life of Mandy Looney‘s father. When a matted, beat up dog came into the Michigan Humane Society, Looney decided to foster him. His name is Louis. Once the shelter rescued him from the streets and cleaned him up, it became apparent that Louis had some behavior issues.  He was going to need

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Why, Yes, I Would Save My Dog First In Case Of A Fire. Wouldn’t You?

It’s one of the earliest memories of my horrifying my kids.      Earliest.      Not the last.      I am, after all,      A mother.      A conversation about fire safety started this particular episode.      We started with something like, “How would you get out of the house in an emergency?”      Once I was satisfied with their proposed plans, I shifted to the philosophical. “What is the one thing you would want to save?” I asked. The girls made me go first.      Which was easy, because

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Dog Has Operation For Cancer; Shocked Vet Finds Remains Of Stuffed Teddy Bears

Everyone loves teddy bears. Apparently, a dog in England loves them a little too much. The BBC reports a St. Bernard named, Maisy, was looking quite sick so her humans took her to the vet. An scan showed what looked like a mass throughout her abdomen. No doubt is was cancer and doctors would have to operate. During an operation to remove the spleen, Dr. Nick Blackburn found the soft toys in her stomach. Dr. Blackburn said “this was not

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How A Stray Cat Named, “Dog” Now Helps Train Service Dogs

A stray cat is showing we all have something to contribute. An employee for Support Dogs, Inc. found this little black and white nugget in a barn. He moved into the training center where he took on the name, “Dog.” Though, it’s pronounced, “Dee-oh-gee.” Dee-Oh helps the service dogs in training learn to focus on commands and tasks while dealing distractions. Could there be a bigger distraction than a cat? Here is Dee-Oh at work. If enjoy this story, you

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Woman Adopts Senior Dog And Realizes It’s Same Dog She Had To Give Up As A Kid

Any story about the adoption of a senior dog is going to warm my heart. This was has an incredible twist. KDKA reports Nicole Grimes of West Brownsville, PA had a beloved puppy when she was 10 years-old. A fuzzball Pomeranian-poodle mix. Nicole named her, “Chloe.” It was love at first sight. Love that led to a broken heart when Nicole’s step-father decided Chloe wasn’t a fit for the family anymore and they gave the dog up for adoption. That

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Donated Comfy Furniture Gives Rescue Dogs A Boost At No-Kill Shelter

No one is telling the dogs to get off the furniture at the Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois. Far from it. They got the brilliant idea to make each dog’s life a little brighter, a little more comfy, a little less stressful while each pup waits for a forever home. They put out the call for donated recliners. The response has been incredible. From local residents to the millions of likes this idea is getting on social media.

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Body Cam Captures Police Heroes Saving Dog From Burning Apartment Building

A police body cam captures the dramatic rescue of a dog they’re calling, “Smokey.” Atlanta police officers say they were just doing their job when they pulled him out of burning apartment building last month. Fox5Atlanta reports that while fire fighters battled the blaze, police officers checked the area for any signs of life. That’s when Officer Robert Wrinkler caught something out of the corner of his eye. The officer’s body cam captured the rescue. Officer Winkler carried the pup

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Why I Finally Drew The Line On My Husband’s Love Affair

I drew the line at Chex Mix.      I had to.      Draw it somewhere.      Had you been here to see what’s been going on in this home, you would’ve expected me to do something.      Anything.      A lot sooner.      How many wives could standby calmly      And bear witness to their husband’s love affair?      It started innocently enough.      Taking a walk with her.      Private conversations.      Snuggling on the couch.      Wrestling games.      Husband

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Beloved Cat Rescued From Mudslide Destroyed Home In Montecito

The massive Montecito mudslide earlier this month destroyed so many homes earlier this month. It also separated some humans from their beloved pets. One family refused to give up. They reached out to Santa Barbara County Animal Services asking for help finding their beloved cat, Koshka. It didn’t look good at first. But rescuers kept trying day after day. Slowly, signs of life started appearing. Check out this beautiful reunion! A mud-caked cat never looked so beautiful. If enjoy this

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TV News Crew Helps Rescue Horses In Middle Of Wildfire Live Shot

The horses. You can’t stop looking the horses. As KCBS reporter Kristine Lazar and photographer Marvin Stone were covering the Sunland Fire in Southern California Thursday, they came upon Gibson Ranch in Sunland. They pulled over and started doing a live shot. Lazar does a fine job describing the fast moving flames and the volunteers who showed up to try to get the 150 magnificent creatures to safety. As things get more intense, the two make a split second decision.

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