Day: January 25, 2016

Nextdoor Helps Reunite Lost German Shepherd, Dinkus, With His Owner

On Nov. 22, 2015, Carla Conward of Maryland was in the process of moving out of her parent’s house when her German Shepherd, Dinkus, got out of the backyard through an open gate. With the commotion of packing up boxes and taking things out of the house, Conward had accidentally left the gate open. Conward says that Dinkus …

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The Black Russian Terrier.

Get to Know the Black Russian Terrier: The Red Star’s Creation

To dog folk, a Black Russian is not an after-dinner cocktail. And a Black Russian Terrier is not a terrier. It’s one of Russia’s greatest successes in animal husbandry, the result of a concerted effort to create the supreme military dog. More interesting things about the Black Russian Terrier After World War I, the Russian Military …

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Maggie the “Potcake Pup” Finds Her Best Friend and a Forever Home

She was terrified — and who could blame her? Maggie had spent two days traveling from Grand Bahama Island to Denver, Colorado. One of dozens of Potcake dogs (named for the leftover bit of rice and beans local families feed to strays) being transferred from the Humane Society of Grand Bahama to the Colorado Animal Welfare …

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