Dogs

July 19, 2021

Golden Retrievers Bring Comfort to First Responders at Site of Florida Condo Collapse

Research has shown that simply petting a dog can lower your stress level. With this in mind, organizations have created teams of canines whose one role is to be petted by humans in stressful situations. This was exemplified in Surfside, Florida. Rescue workers were there to help recover the victims of the Champlain Towers condo collapse. While there, nine Golden Retrievers arrived to offer comfort to first responders and their families.

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May 28, 2021

Designers Create Spiky “Pet Body Armor” to Protect Tiny Dogs From Birds of Prey

Despite their tiny size, some small dogs act really tough. However, they still need a little help now and then to protect themselves. Unfortunately, many small dogs are often targeted by coyotes, aggressive dogs, and even birds of prey. However, one family-owned business in San Diego is doing what they can to save little lives. Paul Mott, Pamela Mott, and Nicole Mellom (of CoyoteVest)

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April 21, 2021

Dog With Giant Fluffy Ears Looks Just Like a Real-Life Mickey Mouse

Meet Goma, the adorable “Mickey Mouse dog” from Tokyo. This 7-year-old cutie has stolen the hearts of many on Instagram due to her huge, fluffy, gray ears that make her look like a real-life cartoon mouse. We wish we could reach into our screens and give her a cuddle! Goma is a Maltese / Papillon mix, which means she’s blessed with the best qualities of both breeds.

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March 1, 2021

Father and Son Build ‘Stick Library’ for Local Dogs To “Borrow” Sticks

While us humans use libraries to borrow books, dogs in Saskatchewan, Canada are visiting their local library “branch” to take and return sticks. David Carter and his 10-year-old son Jeremiah created the “Stick Library” for their 2-year-old Goldendoodle named Nala and the other dogs in their neighborhood. Despite it being an ingenious addition to their local dog park, this Stick Library isn't the only one of its kind in the world.

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