Service Dog Is Best Man At Veteran’s Wedding

Fellow dog lovers and love story lovers, this one is for you. When U.S. Army Veteran Justin Lansford married his longtime girfriend, Carol Balmes recently, it was clear who his Best Man would be–his service dog, Gabe! ABC News reports that Gabe lost his leg following an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. They were paired through a program called, “The Warrior Canine Connection.” Service Dog, Gabe has been there for most of his recovery helping Justin with everyday tasks,

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80-Year-Old Man Builds Train For Stray Dogs

Because everyone deserves a little fun, yes? That’s why 80-year-old Eugene Bostwick says he built this train for stray dogs.   The story starts with Eugene’s home at the end of dead end road in Fort Worth, Texas. The Dodo.com reports that heartless people just like to dump their dogs and abandon them. That was enough to break Eugene’s heart. credit: /u/christifor So, he started feeding them. That led to taking them in. That led to the inspired idea that these

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Pilot Diverts Flight To Save Dog’s Life

Air Canada says one of its pilots diverted an international flight to ensure a dog could travel in safety. The dog, identified in media reports as Simba, a French bulldog, was traveling in the cargo hold of a flight bound to Toronto from Tel Aviv. The Toronto Star reports the unidentified pilot got an indicator that one of the heaters in the cargo hold had malfunctioned. Any pilot who diverted an airliner to save a dog’s life is the kind

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2-Legged Chihuahua And Silkie Chicken Are Best Friends

Here’s to friends of a different feather! Because you just might have that incredible friend that no one understands what you have in common. Because you’re smiling thinking about that friend you’d rather hang out with more than anyone else. Here’s Penny and Roo!     Penny is a silkie chicken. Roo is a 2-legged chihuahua. Vet tech Alicia Williams of Duluth, Georgia, rescued Penny from testing facility when she was just a few weeks old. A few months later,

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Last Known Living 9/11 Search & Rescue Dog Honored With 16th Birthday Celebration

100 search and rescue dogs deployed at Ground Zero after 9/11. Bretagne, the golden retriever, is the last known living dog of that group of heroes 9/11 search and rescue dogs. Of course, she is so special in the eyes of many New Yorkers. To honor Bretagne and to pay respects to the upcoming September 11th anniversary, BarkPost teamed up with 1 Hotels to give Bretagne her best day ever for her 16th birthday. Bretagne and her owner/handler, Denise Corliss, were invited back

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Adorable Rescued Bird Thinks It’s A Member of This Family

Young Noah Bloom found an abandoned magpie chick in 2013. The little bird was only a couple weeks home. The family tried to turn it over to a rescue group, but were advised the magpie would probably be put down, so they gave they did their best to nurture Noah’s new young friend. The TLC has paid off big time. “Penguin” the magpie is now a regular member of the family.   The Daily Mail reports Penguin loves to snuggle

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My Dog’s Name-The One I Never Wanted To Give Her, But Had No Choice

Oh, yes I did. Simply did what any other crazy dog lover would do. When I saw a new survey announcing “The Most Popular Dog Names In America,” I clicked. Clicked first. Ahead of checking out any stories on world peace, the volatile stock market or the environment, for surely, knowing where my dog’s name placed on the survey was more important, more pressing than any of those matters. I see you and your dog nodding, “Yes, of course.” It’s

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Dog Gets Final Trip To See Ocean For First Time

The plan was all set. Cassidy Williams was getting married on the Oregon Coast in August and her beloved lab, Dood, would be the ring bearer. Then came the diagnosis no dog lover ever wants to hear: Cancer. Dood didn’t have long to live. This is a family who loves their dog and wouldn’t be swayed. This would call for a change of plans. Cassidy’s dad decided to cancel his flight from Utah. Instead, he made Dood comfortable in the

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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Bay Bridge In San Francisco? **MYSTERY SOLVED!! UPDATE!

UPDATE: A week later, we now know why this chicken crossed the road, or the Bay Bridge. Mystery solved!   Oh, let the jokes and puns begin! But this was a real traffic snarl and report Wednesday morning. KCBS tweeted the traffic alert. Loose chicken halts traffic at the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza http://t.co/bEhC7kes9z pic.twitter.com/mMMnxBwlr6 — KCBS 740 AM/106.9 FM (@KCBSNews) September 2, 2015 KPIX shows what my fellow chicken lovers know–chicken crossed the road because chicken does what chicken

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