The Great Halloween Pet Debate: To Dress Up Or Not?

It is the great debate that divided otherwise reasonable people: Do you dress up your pet on Halloween? The temptation is so great! There is the adorable: You could go for the laugh: You could go for the twisted “That’s so wrong!” laugh: The fine folks at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary are the best when it comes to saving and being kind to animals. They’ve actually done a poll. The complete final results are here. Of course, no one asked

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How One Little Girl’s Faith Turned A Runt Horse Into A Champion

Like a lot of little girls, 11-year-old Breana Carsey dreamed of having a horse. That was just the beginning. She wanted one who could turn into a champion. She even drew pictures with her vision. Her parents gave into the horse idea, getting what they could afford, a runt from far from elite breeding stock. What Breana’s colt might’ve lacked in champion DNA, he made up for with the faith of this little girl. Here’s a wonderful story from CBS’ Steve

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Is Jon Stewart Having Regrets About Leaving “The Daily Show?”

Believe it or not, it’s only been a little over two months since Jon Stewart left “The Daily Show.” He left at the height of his popularity. So many fans are missing him. Is he having regrets about his decision? Gayle King from CBS This Morning went to his New Jersey farm to find out.   Here’s a closer look at his wife, Tracy’s, new book, “Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide To How Animals Live, and How We Can Make

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Shelter Dogs Walk Into A Photo Booth…

Did you see the shelter dogs that walked into a photo booth? Magic happens. As fun as these photos are… They actually didn’t happen in a real photo booth. They are the brain child of photographer, Guinnevere Shuster who knows the power of an adorable photo. She takes photos of shelter dogs for the Humane Society of Utah, posts them on their Facebook page and Instagram feed. The results? Fast Company Magazine reports, besides some awesome photos, adoptions are up. Way

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Can Betty The Chicken Make Twitter History?

Be still my chicken-loving heart! A restaurant chain in Australia has hired a chicken named, “Betty,” in an effort to make Twitter history. Chicken Treats has hired Betty to take over their social media and her first assignment is to tweet a 5-letter English word. Of course, there’s a deadline. It’s a corporation, people! Metro News says Betty has until October 30th to complete her assignment. The Chicken Treats folks have set her up with a keyboard and learning development. Some

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Amazing Marine Sanctuary As Big As Italy Created Off Coast Of Chile

Fish, seals and other sea creatures are clapping their fins today as Chile announces it’s creating the largest marine sanctuary in the Americas. It’s an area as big as Italy. National Geographic says it’s a Pac-Man shaped area hundreds of miles off the Chilean coast, surrounding the Desventurdadas Islands. The new status means this area is off limits to fishing and is what’s considered a no-take zone. Talk about remote! It takes a 2-day boat ride from the Chilean coast

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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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