Irish Wolfhounds | “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked” — Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

Irish Wolfhounds are one of the oldest breeds of dogs recorded in the history of man. They appear in early Irish law tracts under the name “Cú” (modern Irish word for hound). The dogs are known as the “gentle giants” of the canine world expressed in the breed slogan, “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked”.…

via Irish Wolfhounds | “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked” — Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

Dog Chases Cat up Tree and Gets Stuck, Prompting NorCal Firefighters to Rescue Both Animals — KTLA

As the dog days of 2019 near an end, one doggie is feeling the worst of it. A classic tale of dog-cat rivalry took a turn toward the ridiculous in Lathrop, California, when a German shepherd sent a fuzzy black cat skittering up a tree. Then, the dog shot up the trunk in hot pursuit.…

via Dog Chases Cat up Tree and Gets Stuck, Prompting NorCal Firefighters to Rescue Both Animals — KTLA

L.A. County Animal Adoption Center to Waive Fees on Dogs, Cats and Rabbits This Saturday — KTLA

If you’re ready to get a furry, four-legged friend this holiday season, this weekend may be the perfect time to do it. Bella, a 5-year-old miniature pinscher mix, is among dozens of dogs at spcaLA looking for a forever home. That’s because the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals Los Angeles is waiving adoption…

via L.A. County Animal Adoption Center to Waive Fees on Dogs, Cats and Rabbits This Saturday — KTLA

Missing Dog Reunited With L.A.-Area Family After Being Found 700 Miles Away in New Mexico — KTLA

A lost dog who belonged to a Los Angeles-area family has been found in southern New Mexico followed a three-state journey. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Bella was located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, after a college student took the young husky to an expo and discovered she was chipped. New Mexico State University student Juan…

via Missing Dog Reunited With L.A.-Area Family After Being Found 700 Miles Away in New Mexico — KTLA

Dogs Invited to Take Over L.A. County Public Pools on Labor Day — KTLA

Labor Day will be going to the dogs with the return of Los Angeles County’s annual Pooches in the Pool event. Canines will be allowed to frolic freely in eight public pools across the region on Monday, Sept. 2, before they’re drained for the season. (For safety reasons, humans unfortunately won’t be allowed to galavant…

via Dogs Invited to Take Over L.A. County Public Pools on Labor Day — KTLA