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The REAL Benefits of Having a Dog

We all know that there are many benefits to sharing our lives with our canine companions.  Dogs bring so much into our lives, added emotional, psychological and physical health but have you ever really thought about it in actual numbers?  Check it...
by For the Love of the Dog on Apr 11, 2016

Giving Five Precious Puppies a Chance – Hope for Paws Rescue – VIDEO

When momma dog went missing two weeks earlier a kindhearted neighbor woman did what she could to help the five orphaned stray puppies but the situation wouldn’t last. Thankfully Lucky Puppy Rescue contacted Hope for Paws… Didn’t you...
by For the Love of the Dog on Mar 7, 2016

Sled Thief Dog – VIDEO

And they say kids do the darndest things, what about dogs?  Oh my, this is one scene stealing… and sled stealing pooch… sooo funny! So we have definitely seen dogs do some amazing things from surfing to skateboarding to just being the wo...
by For the Love of the Dog on Jan 28, 2016

Baby + Puppy = Happy!

What do you get when you add an adorable Frenchie, Rupert, and a precious 6 month old baby… total cuteness, a lot smiles and giggles galore! Watch how sweetly Rupert plays with the baby…...
by For the Love of the Dog on Jan 26, 2016

Not Like Other Puppies… Lessons to Learn…

Sometimes only a dog can understand or help you understand… There are really no words sometimes…there are some things you just have to feel with your heart and this one touches deep in its beauty…. <sniff, sniff> This is one...
by For the Love of the Dog on Apr 16, 2014

Flint – From Emaciated Stray to “Potato Dog”

Imagine driving down the street and seeing a dog in obviously desperate need of help; dirty, emaciated with ribs, hips and spine poking out, scuffed and scarred up, scared and in such sad shape that he’s practically oblivious to his surrounding...
by For the Love of the Dog on Apr 16, 2014

2- and 4-Legged Bullying Victims Help Heal Each Other

So many of us know the wonderful and healing “medicine” that our canine companions can be.  Therapy dogs help those who are hurt in many different ways from physical to emotional to psychological, to heal or sometimes even just cope with...
by For the Love of the Dog on Nov 17, 2013

Update on Emaciated Doberman Pup

In early September, this picture posted by 100+ Abandoned dogs of Everglades Florida, of an emaciated doberman pup lying in the hot Florida sun went viral.  Hundreds and thousands of calls were placed to animal control, police, media and even local...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 27, 2013

A Second Chance for Chance… The Rescue of a Scared Pitbull from the Streets

Over a week ago FTLTD shared the rescue of Cadence, the terribly abused sweet girl who gave mankind a second chance even though she’d known only cruelty at their hands.  At the end of the heartwarming and touching video, you see another big pi...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 26, 2013

Best Day of My Life… Canine Style – VIDEO

Ahhh… all dogs should have a wonderful life… as “man’s best friend,” we owe it to them to be their best friend too and looks like this cutie’s person knows that… Happy, happy, feel good… a day in the li...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 17, 2013

Girls’ Love for Dogs Inspires them to Create a Pet Pantry

When it was time for a pair of freshman to decide on their Girl Scout Silver Award project, their love of animals led them in one direction, to do something to benefit needy pets.  14-Year-olds, Darcy McDowell and Hallory McBride, Troop 161, Goshe...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 15, 2013

Shelter Makes People See Dogs as Unique and Special… Adoption Rates Skyrocket! VIDEO

Sometimes you need to think outside the box to accomplish something and sometimes when you do, what you can accomplish can be amazing! Check out what one shelter did to make people see their adoptable dogs in a whole new way… Love it! They look...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 14, 2013

Dog Hogtied and Abandoned, Then and Now

Four years ago, October of ’09, I did a story about a small dog tied up in a blue shirt, tied to a picnic table, totally helpless and scared. Unwrapped from the shirt, it was discovered that the pup had also been hogtied and was emaciated and d...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 13, 2013

Hero Dog Saves Baby from Abusive Babysitter

When the Charleston, SC couple, Benjamin and Hope Jordan, were looking for a sitter for their 7-month-old son, Finn, 22-year-old Alexis Kahn seemed perfect.  They even ran a background check on Kahn just to make sure, which came up clean. If not fo...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 12, 2013

Pitbull Gets Frantic when Her Person Jumps in Lake – VIDEO

In a not uncommon display of loyalty and protectiveness, this lovely pitbull, Lilith, panics when her person, Michael Ranne, Jr., jumps in the lake for a swim. You can hear her cry and whine as she frantically tries to get in the water to rescue her...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 7, 2013

Taking to the Air – Hannah’s Rescue Fight – VIDEO

This sweet, beautiful girl is Hannah and she’s had a bit of a rough start but now she’s getting a second chance, only thing is she needs to get to her new home in Maryland.  A MD State Trooper has decided that Hannah would make the perfe...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 7, 2013

Brutalized Bait Dog Gets Second Chance… No Ears, No Tongue; No Matter! VIDEO

Hooch hasn’t been very lucky so far in his life, to put it mildly!  Found as a stray and taken to the Bakersfield Shelter in Bakersfield, CA, it was obvious the French Mastiff was in very rough shape.  His ears had been brutally hacked off,...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 5, 2013

Stolen Dog Rescued Thanks to Justice Rescue

It’s heartbreaking to have a beloved pet go missing but imagine coming home, where you’re supposed to feel safe and secure, and find out that your beloved dog has been stolen, ripped from your home and your life, forcibly. This is what ha...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 1, 2013

A Lovely Old Gentleman – A Rescue Tale

Dogs are wonderful creatures; young, old, pure bred, mutt, big, little and and anything and everything in between, but there’s something special about a stately senior pup.  There’s a wisdom and acceptance in their eyes, the lovely silve...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 31, 2013

Man Donates Amputated Leg to Search and Rescue Dog Group for Training

One Search and Rescue group is getting a very special gift to help train their dogs, a donated limb. To honor Samantha Koenig, a teenager who went missing in 2012, 65-year-old Donald Jacobs decided to donate his leg that had to be amputated to Alas...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 30, 2013


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