Reporter Interrupts Facebook Live Report To Save Therapy Dog From Hurricane Florence Flooding

Hurricane Florence flooding presented a big challenge TV reporter Julie Wilson. She was focused on her Facebook Live streaming report in New Bern, North Carolina. Wilson was doing a very good job describing all the dangers surrounding her as the flood waters continued to rise. But when she came across a woman determined to save her daughter’s therapy dog, she immediately shifted to what was most important–saving the dog. Julie Wilson, a reporter for WTVD, helps save a dog when

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Kind Bus Driver Lets Stray Dog Ride His City Bus To Keep Out Of The Cold

Kudos to a kind bus driver in Chile who shared the story of letting a stray dog board his city bus and ride along to stay out of the cold. Yes, cold. Remember it’s winter in the Southern hemisphere. Maybe this bus driver figured a dog’s just doing what a dog has to do. The Daily Mail reports the driver named, Christhian, shared the story and video on Facebook. He said the dog stepped onto his bus behind a passenger. 

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Why You Should Hire My Dog As Your Next Commencement Speaker

An opportunity has been missed. In this Graduation Season I see a long list of celebrities, politicians, and business giants asked to give commencement speeches. I watch. Looking to be impressed. Instead, I’m left with the feeling that once you get past the famous name, there’s often something missing. The feeling that, well, My dog could do better. So, graduates of the Class of 2018, let me fill in the blanks where perhaps your commencement speaker left you wanting. I

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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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High Tech Glasses Let Blind Woman See Her Guide Dog For First Time

High tech glasses are making big wishes come true for Mary Sedgwick. She has a condition called bilateral optic neuritis and has been legally blind since 2003. She was in medical school when she was diagnosed and her condition led her to realize she couldn’t become a doctor like she’d always dreamed. Fox5 reports these new glasses have a high-speed and high-definition camera that shows the user what’s before them on two, near-to-the eye displays. The first thing Sedgwick wanted

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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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