“Scott Swift knew pretty early on that Nanook—aka Nookie—had an adventurous spirit. Not long after he was adopted six years ago, the Alaskan husky decided to go exploring….”
“During an Easter egg hunt in Mike Shirley-Donnelly’s backyard in March 2016, someone found what they thought was an opossum. On closer inspection, the fluff ball turned out to be a pile of 5-day-old kittens.
That’s the day the kitten portal opened up….”
“Vegemite is a 7-year-old Japanese Chin and Pekingese mix who lost his eye when he was attacked by another dog. He had emergency surgery, but his eye couldn’t be saved.
The loss didn’t do anything to damper the pup’s upbeat personality, says photographer Alex Cearns, who was so enamored with Vegemite, above, she made him the cover boy of her book, ‘Perfect Imperfection’….”
“An inspiring tale of survival, compassion, and unconditional love unfolded last week in Georgia. The beautiful story began with a bike, a dog, and two remarkable humans that serve as a much-needed reminder that good people still exist….“
“What’s a surefire way to make a bad day a little bit better? Dog owners might say it’s time spent with humankind’s furry best friends. And according to a new study, your pet dog may be happy to help….“
“Ashley Moore appreciates amenities like the pool and fitness center at Plantation Oaks Apartments in West Ashley. But perhaps more importantly, the community also pampers her pup, Clover Jane.
‘Clover means the world to me,’ Moore said of her cuddly toy king cockapoo. ‘She is my comfort, my friend, my sounding board and entertainment….'”
“If you’re considering bringing a feline companion into your home, and wondering where to look, an animal shelter is a great option. There are so many reasons to adopt from a shelter, but here are 10 of my favorites….”
“Best friends Henry and Baloo have a lot in common – they have both been rescued and now enjoy long walks in the great outdoors. What makes them special to their many fans is that they are a dog and cat travelling duo….”
“Everyone loves a nice, comfy chair―and these dogs are no exception.
The Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois, recently put out a call for used chairs.
‘The shelter pets absolutely love their chairs!’ the organization, a no-kill shelter, wrote on Facebook. “If anyone has any older chairs they no longer want, please think of the shelter pets!”
The public responded in a big way….”
“Our dog Bailee Boo is golden retriever, black lab and German shepherd mix. She loves lollipops. One day, she came with us in the SUV and we had to run into the store for something and left her in the car with it running….”