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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Blind Couple Marries After Their Guide Dogs Fall In Love

Who knew they teach matchmaking at guide dog school? That’s how things played out for Clare Johnson and Mark Gaffey when they signed up to get guide dogs. Clare’s dog, Venice, became an item with Mark’s dog, Rodd. It was only natural for the humans to let their guide dogs to lead the way. Here’s Clare and Mark telling their sweet love story. How perfect that Venice and Rodd were ring bearers at the wedding! Read more about this wonderful

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Most Popular Dog Names And Breeds In America

Of course, your sweet pup is one of a kind! But what about his or her name? Is it possible your dog is featuring one of the most popular dog names in America? The folks at NextDoor.com did a survey to find out. Here are the results: I’m definitely going to show this to my friend, Tricia, who has a pit bull-mix rescue sweetie named, “Bella.” As for my Darla Louise, affectionately known at “DarlaDog” in social media circles, her

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Old Dog Love–I Got It Bad

Many days she smells no better than an old blanket that’s been soaking in a bucket of sour milk for week. Her body sports more lumps than a bride’s first attempt at making mashed potatoes. Still, I look at her and know that I’m in love. She is my 14 ½ year old dog. Together, we’ve reached a bittersweet chapter. I now know Old Dog Love. Our story goes back to the year 2000. I was single and living alone

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