Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Portela saw on the news that Florida’s greyhound tracks were closing because of the pandemic and that dogs were in need of homes, but that doesn’t reflect the magnitude of the challenge that has befallen the state’s network of adoption agencies almost instantaneously.

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Settling right in (Picture: @dumplingandbobby/Instagram)The Labrador Rescue group shared the good news with followers, saying: ‘Our little Dumpling has become a massive social media star, her story has been shared far and wide by our supporters, celebrities, news sites, it’s been overwhelming!.

Cat Saves 3-Year-Old’s Life From Stray Bullet: Called Hero

Cat Saves 3-Year-Old’s Life From Stray Bullet: Called Hero

Angelica Sipe’s is convinced that Opie saved her son’s life after a stray bullet ricocheted around her home in York, PA Thursday morning, reported Melissa Nardo by Fox43 News.Hero Cats Save a Dog and a Solider >>.

What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

Carrie Symonds with her new pup (Picture: Twitter/@carriesymonds)For all the different news stories coming out of Downing Street this week, Boris Johnson adopting a new puppy for the famous residences is certainly the most light-hearted one, even if it isn’t welcome news for Larry the cat .

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Suárez lived 830 miles away from the funeral home, making the visit from the pack of stray dogs a shock and delight for Suárez’s daughter, Patricia Urrutia. The pack of stray dogs came inside the funeral home and stood guard at the coffin, reported Meghan Keneally of ABC News .

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

Selective breeding is how it’s done, the careful matching of mates in order to produce puppies with exactly the desired characteristics. Miscegenation was blamed, too, for a certain lowering of the doggy moral tone Tempers started to fray to the point where, in 1880, one breeder sued the newspapers for libelling his prizewinning bloodhound.

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

The 4 Weirdest, Most Hard to Believe Pet Stories of the Week

According to ABC News, a very special surfing competition was held in Huntington Beach, California, where an Olympic-style event featured some very talented canines. Toldeo, Ohio woman, Janese Walters, was left blind in one eye after contracting an infection from her cat, reported Bianca Seidman of CBS News.