— For National Pet Day, our writers share how their dogs came into their lives and what impact they've had. Let's hear about your dogs, too!
— A photo of Chester with a sign asking for help goes viral on Facebook and gets the dog adopted.
— He was mutilated by a breeder as a puppy, but things have turned around: Brutus is now the second dog known to have four prosthetic limbs.
— My beloved Tina passed away last year, and these five songs are forever linked with her memory.
— The Dogster team grew up with pups, and they helped make us who we are today. Hear how, then tell us about your childhood dogs.
— His touching story became a bestselling book that inspired the world and increased awareness of the horrible cruelty that is dog fighting.
— She went from being a food-aggressive foster dog to sharing with her pack, and the woman who changed Maggie's life found her own changed as well.
— Heidi Wagner writes, "I was blessed to have him in my life for two months and five days. In that short amount of time, he helped heal my heart."
— We remember a brave little Pug who was left overnight in a box outside the the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA.
— Cane is dying of cancer, and the last thing his family can do for him is to make sure he goes out happy.
— Traumatized by life in a cage, timid Trudy has found a home where she can be free and become brave.
— We called her "The Bee's Knees," our little one-eyed sloth, our little monkey. She loved the ocean, and shrimp, and her rescued human, Lori.
— Tripods! Blind and deaf dogs! They're all adorable in our books.
— After my dog died, I penned a letter in his name. His name was Grizzly, and he was a good boy.
— Patricia Cudd will enter hospice soon, and her last wish is to find Sherlock a good home.
— A Pittsburgh woman is suspected of stealing Thor the Siberian Husky and having him euthanized.
— In the post, the satellite radio DJ describes in heartbreaking detail what Zoe, a 16-year-old rescue dog, meant to his family.
— Cecil Williams also gets to keep his retiring guide dog, thanks to support from Internet donors.
— “I was horrified. My heart sank and I wasn’t sure if I was going to be the help she needed. The night I took her home I sat on the floor and just cried with her.”
— Dream already had one puppy of her own, but when another turned up at the rescue needing a mother, she brought her into her family.
— He went 10 rounds in subzero woods and then got knocked flat by a car, but this fighter survived.
— He spent a frigid night guarding his friend, as traffic poured around them.
— Joe Marko has been fostering senior pups for Muttville since 2008. Since then, he’s lost track of how many dogs in need have come through his door.
— Edward Carter was dropped off at a shelter with advanced lymphoma. For most dogs that would be a death sentence, but he's living out the rest of his life with the Motley Zoo.
— Baby Girl toughed it out on the streets for three years, but this determined pup got the greatest gift of all for Christmas: a home.
— Thieves took a family's presents but did they have to take the dog, too?
— Mike Petrosino is dying of cancer, but he was able to smile when his old pal Rusty the dog visited him in the hospital.
— It's a long journey from death row to a New Year's parade, but we're glad Daniel is here to see it.
— This photo popped up on Reddit yesterday, causing the Internet to breathe a collective sigh.
— And now, thanks to the Internet, the man will be able to keep his dog after he retires.
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