Teddy the therapy dog’s presence was much needed at the site of the Surfside Condo Collapse. The 6-year-old Basset Hound/Labrador mix traveled from Philadelphia to Surfside, Florida with a team of crisis response dogs shortly after the 12-story building crumbled, killing at least 97 people. As a crisis response dog, Teddy was there to comfort…

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Once you rescue a dog, it’s hard to imagine your life without them. It’s even harder to imagine your dog having to return to a life without you on the streets. This is the predicament that many soldiers stationed overseas face when they meet and fall in love with strays. Army Specialist Ken Wyrsch met…

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Through all the negativity and performativity on social media, posts about dogs remain the best reason to have an account. That’s why I pretty much exclusively follow shelters and animal influencers on Instagram. It makes all the noise worth it. Just to bring some joy to your day, here are 16 of this month’s amazing…

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Naturally, many of us want to take our dogs with us wherever we go, and they’re usually pretty eager to tag along as well. Now, if only our dogs could tell us when they’re ready to call it quits. Frustratingly, they need their people to know the signs of exhaustion and look out for them.…

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Countless studies have shown that having dogs can improve your mental health. Besides making us smile by being adorable, they encourage us to be more active and petting a dog can even lower your blood pressure. Actor and comedian Pete Davidson of Saturday Night Live (and dating Ariana Grande) fame has been very open about…

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Personally, I’ve always believed there should be more TV shows about dogs. If that’s how you feel too, you might already know all about the show “America’s Top Dog” on the A & E network. The reality competition show features talented dogs and their handlers competing on an obstacle course designed to test their speed,…

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