Revival of the Irish Wolfhound — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

The Irish wolfhound is a persistent symbol of ancient Celtic nobility and integrity. By the middle of the 19th century the original Irish wolfhound had all but disappeared, along with its foe the Irish wolf, and no one really had a clear idea of what it had looked like in its heyday. Around this time,…

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Treats All Around: The American Kennel Club Has Certified Its Millionth ‘Canine Good Citizen’ — TIME

(NEW YORK) — Who’s a good dog? The American Kennel Club says there are now a million of them. The club is announcing Wednesday that (including dogs past and present) a Bernese mountain dog named Fiona recently became its 1 millionth “canine good citizen.” Fiona and owner Nora Pavone had a special reason for pursuing…

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Pint-Sized Chihuahua Takes a Piggyback Ride on His Accommodating ‘Dog Beach’ Pal — TIME

A video of two dogs who are as thick as thieves is making the rounds on the internet. In the clip shared Sunday on the “Big Ben and Tiny Tim” Facebook page, these two cuties looked like the best of friends as Tiny Tim rode Big Ben’s back across Gypsy Glen Lake in McHenry, Ill.…

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The Doger Café: Madrid’s canine-friendly café where visitors can enjoy a coffee and adopt a puppy — Life & Soul Magazine

A canine-friendly cafe in Madrid, The Doger Café, is welcoming homeless puppies to find their ideal forever home. Visitors to The Doger Café in Madrid can sit down and enjoy a coffee and vegetarian food before going home with a new pet. The cafe is the first of its kinds to welcome homeless puppies and […]

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Thief Makes Off With Competitive Surf Dog’s Boards in Pomona — KTLA

Residents in the Philips Ranch neighborhood of Pomona say someone prowling around vehicles late at night broke into one woman’s van and made off with some unusual items: her dog’s surfboards. Susan Gan’s dog, Giselle, loves to surf, and she’s made it more than a hobby. Giselle is a competitive surfer, and she has a…

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Woman Awakes to Green-Dyed Dogs After Raid Under the Cover of Night — TIME

There are a lot of different kinds of dogs out there, but green dogs aren’t something you see everyday. That is, until you accidentally leave your kitchen door open overnight and your pups get into a bag of green food coloring. A video taken by dog wner Yada Ornsomjit in her home in in Lamphun,…

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Efforts to Control Invasive Species in Parks Gain a Four-Footed Team Member — New York State Parks Blog

One sniff at a time, an energetic Labrador retriever named Dia is changing the way we combat invasive species in New York State Parks. Along with her handler Joshua Beese, this invasives-fighting team from the nonprofit New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is on the hunt for Scotch broom, a threat to the native ecosystems in […]

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