Day: October 26, 2015

My Dog Thinks He’s a Cat

We’ve all heard of the legends of children who were raised by wolves. These children, according to the tales, came out more “wolf” than human. They walked on all fours and couldn’t speak human language. They liked their food uncooked. And who can forget Mowgli from Disney’s Jungle Book, who was raised by jungle creatures? …

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Doggie Protective Services Takes in the Dogs No One Else Will

Donna Bernardo of Southern California has such a heart for homeless pets that neighbors brought her stray dogs, knowing she would take them in and find them homes. When it was jokingly pointed out that Bernardo was the doggie equivalent to the state’s Child Protective Services agency, she ran with it. In 2001, she founded Doggie Protective Services (DPS). Functioning as …

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Get to Know the Dogue de Bordeaux: The National Guard Dog of France

The breed gained fame for its tentacles of slobber in the movie Turner and Hooch, but there’s much more to the Dogue de Bordeaux than drool. But yeah, there’s still the drool … More interesting things about the Dogue de Bordeaux This is a tall, heavy, Mastiff-like dog with short, wrinkled, and hanging jowls, hanging ears, …

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Found in a Dumpster and Saved From Blindness, Baby Becomes a Mascot

When Dawn Malvasio’s fiancé came home from his job at a Staten Island construction site with a puppy in his pocket, he had an interesting story to tell. It all started when he’d gone to throw some debris into a dumpster and heard something that sounded like crying. “He didn’t know what it was. At …

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