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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Why Does Everyone Else’s Plate Look Tastier?

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? That’s turning out not to be true at our house. My 15 ½ year old dog, Darla, so sharp, she’s taught herself. Do I sound pleased? Because I’m not. This trick involves the cat. Darla has lived every day of her life with a cat. She’s never shown any interest in the dry cat food I leave down for the diva, I mean, the cat. A couple weeks ago, something

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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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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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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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