An Old Horse And His Friend Give Each Other A Reason To Live

Talk about an old horse. You could call Waco, the retired harness racer one of those and simply be reporting a fact. Waco is 40 years old. When you do the horse math, that makes him about 120 in equivalent human years. Living a long time is one thing. Having a reason to do so is a whole other. That’s something loner Donnie McAdams understands. How these two came together in a Vermont barn and how they keep each other

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This Will Be Most Inspiring Puppy Bowl Ever Featuring Special Needs Dogs

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl is always a delight on Super Bowl Sunday. USAToday reports that this year, it’s going to be inspiring, as well. Puppy Bowl XIII is going to feature dogs with special needs. A 3-legger, a deaf dog, a blind dog are all among the stars sure to score touchdowns in the hearts of dog lovers across America. As someone who is on my third 3-legged cat, I have to admit that a certain pup caught my eye. “Lucky”

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Last Dog Left At Animal Shelter Gets Sweetest Send Off When He Finds Forever Family

Last dog left turn out the lights! You could’ve said that last week at the Hawaiian Humane Society as they successfully found forever homes for all the animals in their shelter. It’s called a “Clear The Shelter” event and the animal lovers in Honolulu did it very well. They made a big push to end the year with empty kennels, waiving all adoption fees. Beauty the dog was the last to go. So well named. And a beauty of a

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The Lies My Dog And I Told Each Other

What can I say? I lied to my dog. Each day for almost 17 years I declared, “You are the smartest! The prettiest! The most clever! Best dog ever.” Well, the day she ate the stuffing out of my neighbor’s antique chair, I might’ve had a few other choice words. Still, I bet that day, Any day, really, She heard me. Smartest. Prettiest. Best. Was it a lie? Indeed, it was. Darla would never win Westminster. She never earned a

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“Make America Kittens Again” Turns Every Photo Of Donald Trump Into Pictures Of Kittens

Nothing like kittens to help bring down your blood pressure. And if you are of the thinking that you’re sick of seeing pictures of Donald Trump plastered all over the media, Google Chrome has an extension for you. One that will crack you up. It’s called “Make America Kittens Again.” It turns every photo of Donald Trump into a picture of an adorable little kitty. The Wrap reports you simply download the extension and the magic of the internet will

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Vail Ski Patrol Puppy First Day On The Job Is Beyond Adorable And Fun

Ski patrol are the heroes that keep ski resorts safe. Staff goes through rigorous training. Even if you’re a dog. Vail Ski Resort produced an adorable video showing the first day of on the job training for a puppy named Jake. That was Jake’s first taste of snow. I think it was the beginning of a love affair. It’s not all fun and games. In the weeks afterward, Jake’s trainer, Matt Whalen, taught Jake to master obedience skills, get used to riding chairlifts

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Therapy Pig Soothing Travelers At SFO Airport

  One fine pig. That’s what, or rather, who is waiting for you if you’re lucky enough to travel through San Francisco this holiday season. There’s a good chance you might run into Lilou, the therapy pig. The Mercury News reports she’s part of the SFO’s Wag Brigade, a group of animals who greet travelers as they pass through the airport. That means dogs, Cats. Some rabbits and now Lilou, the pig. Not just any pig can roam the terminals

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Veteran Can’t Go To Work Without His Service Dog, So Lowe’s Hires Them Both

It’s hard enough for a veteran to find a job. What about one who needs his service dog by his side? That’s the case for Clay Luthy in Abilene, Texas. Where he goes, so does his 10-year-old dog, Charlotte. So, when he showed up at the local Lowe’s to apply for a job, he brought Charlotte to the interview. After all, they’re a package deal. Like hammer and nails. The management at Lowe’s didn’t blink. They hired Clay. And Charlotte,

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Temptations Holiday Cat Commercial Is A Gift To Us Cat Lovers

A tip of the elf’s hat to the folks who make Temptations cat treats. They’ve come up with a really funny and cute holiday commercial that will make any cat lover laugh. What is it about holiday decorations and food that make for a disaster waiting to happen when you add your cat? Could this be your house? This is called, “Keep Them Busy.” Temptations is reminding us pet lovers to remember to gift our best friends with the hashtag

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Australian Police Find Baby Koala Snuggled In A Backpack

Nothing like an adorable baby koala in a backpack to take your mind off the US presidential election. This story has plenty of adorableness and kind of an odd twist from the town of Wishart in Queensland, Australia. That’s where police were conducting what they thought was a routine traffic stop. NPR reports they asked the woman if she had anything to declare. That’s when she mentions, uh, yeah, I have a koala in my backpack. Uh, what? Sure enough,

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