Feel Good Sunday: Video – This Puppy Was Determined To Prove Everyone Wrong — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: The Dodo “Boy, this Sunday morning did not go as planned. I had spent last night working on an outline for a piece that I was planning to write, for today’s installment, on the issue of Daylight Savings Time and how goofy everyone is about it when suddenly this video crossed my computer screen…tissue […]

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George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Sully Starts New Job Helping Veterans at Walter Reed — TIME

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(BETHESDA, Md.) — Sully, the service dog who symbolized devotion lying by former President George H.W. Bush’s flag-draped casket, has a new mission. The 2-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever on Wednesday joined Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s dog program to help wounded veterans. Sully offered his paw as he was administered an oath streamed on…

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A cartoonist drew a touching tribute to his dying dog. His readers gave him an outpouring of sympathy – The Washington Post

Full article by Michael Cavna – February 8, 2019, from The Washington Post here.

Stephan Pastis’s tribute to his dog, Edee. (Stephan Pastis/by Stephan Pastis / Andrews McMeel Syndication 2018) 

Veterinarian who smuggled heroin in puppies sentenced to 6 years in prison — NBC News Top Stories

One of the animals rescued, a Rottweiler named Heroina, grew up to become a drug-sniffing police dog in Colombia.

Image: Puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use as drug mules to the United States by Andres Lopez Elorza in 2005.
Puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use as drug mules to the United States by Andres Lopez Elorza in 2005.U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP

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Couple Returns to Home Lost in California’s Camp Fire to Find Their Dog Waiting for Them – TIME

by Gina Martinez – TIME 

a view of a dog: Madison the dog
© Photo Courtesy of K9 Paw Print Rescue Madison the dog

After losing their home to California’s deadliest wildfire, one couple had an unexpected reunion with their loyal pet.

K9 Paw Print Rescue, a non-profit, Bay Area-based animal rescue group, said on Facebook this week that the couple returned to the site of their lost home in Paradise, Calif., and their beloved dog Madison was there as well.

“They hoped and prayed he would be OK,” the group posted. “When they finally got clearance to go back to the lot where their house once stood… Madison was waiting there for them as if he were protecting his former home. Never give up!”

Read the full heartwarming article from TIME here.

TOO CUTE!!!! Loyal Dog Watches Over His Favorite Teddy Bear During The Entire Time It’s In The Wash

by Kim Wong-Shing – from MSN.COM

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Reason #41,986 why we do not deserve dogs: Habs, an adorable spaniel dog, watches over his favorite plush toy while it’s in the wash to make sure that it’s safe. Now that’s loyalty.

Reason #41,987: That plush toy is a ridiculously oversized teddy bear, much larger than Habs himself.

Is it even legal to be this cute?!

Habs’s owner, Jacqueline Estey, didn’t originally intend for Habs to bond with the giant teddy bear. It belonged to her before Habs even joined the family. But soon after he arrived three years ago, he claimed the teddy bear as his own

Read the full article and see this adorable dog watch over his favourite teddy in the drier here.