Surfing With Your Dog

Surfing to aid those who can’t walk. Judy Fridono, owner of Puppy Prodigies which trains therapy dogs, had nearly given up on Ricochet, a 15 month old golden retriever, who seemed not to be cut out to work with people. On a lark, Fridono entered her in a dog surfing contest; she came in third.[…]

Dog Sledding Story

I know it’s spring, but I just want to bring you back to snow and cool you off for 5 min. While vacationing this winter with our family, we decided to do something out of the ordinary and try dog sledding. It was something I have always wanted to try just for the experience. When[…]

Holy Dog Cuteness

Pictures captured by you and me, are absolutely adorable. How can any picture that has a dog in it not be adorable. Some fun for a change…. This guy is protecting his master…just try to stay awake Jake. Your head is getting kind of heavy. This time I can’t move cause I might wake the[…]

The Last Great Race – Iditarod 2011

The last great race..Iditarod begins March 05,2011… You can’t compare it to any other competitive event in the world!  A challenging race over 1150 miles of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer. Mountain ranges, little light, packs of dogs all working together for thier master…it’s a thrill and all the dogs want to[…]

Who Said Dogs Don’t Have Jobs!

This story was sent in and we thought this is one of the best stories on dogs and jobs.

An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard.  I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of.

He calmly came over to me, I gave him a few pats on his head; he then followed me into my house, slowly walked down the hall, curled up in the corner and fell asleep.

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Dog Attacks Gator In Florida

Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

At times nature can be cruel, but there is also a raw beauty, and even a certain justice manifested within that cruelty.

The alligator, one of the oldest and ultimate predators, normally considered the “apex predator”,can still fall victim to implemented ‘team work’ strategy, made possible due to the tight knit social structure and “survival of the pack mentality”bred into the canines.

See the remarkable photograph, courtesy of Nature Magazine.

Note that the Alpha dog has a muzzle hold on the gator preventing it from breathing, while another dog has a hold on the tail to keep it from thrashing.

The third dog attacks the soft underbelly of the gator.

Not for the squeamish

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Dog Joke

A man driving around the backwoods of Montana sees a sign in front of a broken down house: ‘Talking Dog For Sale.’ He rings the bell, and the owner appears and tells him that the dog is in the backyard.  The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retriever sitting there.[…]