Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

Libby Riddles Talks About Life as First Woman to Win the Iditarod

I should just go home.’ Courtesy of Libby Riddles [Then I remembered,] ‘Hey, wait a minute, I have to go help my dogs!’ I shut up, got up and started running after [my] dog team.

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

Finn’s naps are part of his work as a therapy dog at Riley’s Children Health in Indianapolis, where he helps comfort sick kids. Loubie the 'Hugging Dog' brings joy and love to children with disabilities “We decided we were going to foster (Finn), especially when we found out what his name was,” Moore explained.

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

Kevin Murphy, president of Skijor USA in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, which sanctions and stages events and provides training and clinics, says the sport provides great bonding between humans and animals, as they really need to work in sync to succeed.

Horse abuse crackdown: New law to stop sick and dying animals being abandoned

Horse abuse crackdown: New law to stop sick and dying animals being abandoned

The RSPCA rescued almost 1,000 horses last year and a huge majority were not microchipped, making it virtually impossible to trace the owners RSPCA assistant director of external affairs David Bowles "Until now, only horses born after 2009 had to be microchipped, but this law change will mean that all horses will have to be microchipped and details will go onto a central database which can be accessed by local authorities and other agencies.

Trust us, these sausage dogs at the Running of the Wieners will bring some joy to your day

Trust us, these sausage dogs at the Running of the Wieners will bring some joy to your day

If this dog does not win I am filing an official complaint (Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)An important bit of information: Each year in Melbourne, Australia, groups of dachshunds gather to take part in the annual Running of the Wieners.

Terminally ill dog is completing a bucket list before she dies

Terminally ill dog is completing a bucket list before she dies

(Picture: Finding Shelter Animal Rescue / SWNS.com)A dog who was used as a breeding machine for ten years is completing her very own bucket list before she dies.

Adorable service dog gets photo in yearbook, graduates from fifth grade

Adorable service dog gets photo in yearbook, graduates from fifth grade

When it came time to take yearbook photos for the graduating fifth-graders at Orange City Elementary School in Florida, everyone agreed that Linda, one very special service dog, deserved a moment to shine, too.