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In 1957, This Dog Made History By Being The First Animal To Orbit The Earth

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When we think about animals in space, we usually think of primates, such as Albert II the rhesus monkey and Ham the chimp, but did you know that the first animal to orbit our planet was actually a dog? Laika was a stray mutt living on the streets of Moscow, but she was chosen by […]

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If These Dogs In A Remote Part Of The North Don’t Get Help…They May Be Put Down

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Way up near the top of the globe lies Iqaluit, the city capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. This “city” only has about 7,000 people, however, and the Iqaluit Humane Society has a hard time finding homes for the over 25 dogs that it houses every month. Yet, it still manages to be the […]

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Luckily For This Baby, His Dog Was Here To Catch Him When He Fell Asleep

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This baby is really, really sleepy. Despite a few helpful licks from his dog, he just can’t help but feel tuckered out. Life is rough for little ones! Luckily, his furry pal makes for a very comfy pillow and the pup doesn’t seem to mind cuddling. Watch this insanely adorable video to see the exact […]

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They Let Their Dog Out To Do Its Business, But What It Did Instead Is Hilarious

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When you put your dog out for a pee break, you expect them to stop and sniff around for a couple minutes, right? But when April Hamlin of Elkmont, Alabama, let her hound Ludivine out, the pup ended up finishing seventh in a trackless half marathon. The dog is known for exploring, but he decided […]

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When Left Alone, This Pooch Decided To Leave Its Mark…All Over The House

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When you have traditional Chinese calligraphy ink in your home for whatever reason, it’s probably smart to keep it out of your dog’s reach. That’s what one family learned when they came home and found a million black paw prints covering every inch of their home. While they were at the movies for 3 hours, […]

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When A Photographer Combines Dogs And Peanut Butter, The Results Are Adorable

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There’s something truly…special about watching a dog try to remove peanut butter from the roof of his or her mouth. On the one hand, the dog is relishing in the taste, but he or she probably also feels a little betrayed that there’s so much work involved with getting all of that goodness. Thankfully, though, […]

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19 Of The Creepiest Mall Easter Bunnies That Scarred Kids For Life

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It’s almost Easter, which means the resurgence of so many time-honored traditions, including, of course, mall Easter bunnies. Yes, we’ve all come to enjoy the time when we force our children to be handled by the lowest-paid employee at the nearby fast food joint. Sadly, because their overtime request never went through, they have to […]

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This Soldier Suffers From PTSD, But Found Therapy In Hiking With His Dog…And Cat

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It’s always a gift to have a soldier return home from war, but nowadays, about 20% of veterans returning from the Middle East struggle with PTSD, which is a different kind of battle entirely. When Stephen Simmons came back from Iraq in 2008, he had trouble adjusting to life at home. His body had become […]

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This Dog Seemed Like A Lost Cause, But With Some Help, He Was Given A Second Chance

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Severely wounded and shaking with disease, a dog named Kalu was found at a construction site in India, where he was nestled in a hole and waiting to die. A humane group called Animal Aid Unlimited brought Kalu back to their clinic, and the rescuers sadly thought that euthanasia was the only way to end […]

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She May Not Look Like Her Siblings, But That Doesn’t Bother This Little Pig One Bit

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We’re all familiar with the movie “Babe,” the Oscar-winning film about a pig who was raised to be a sheepdog, and while Olive the pig doesn’t herd any sheep, she definitely thinks she’s a pup. Why? Well, she’s grown up with three best doggie friends. Olive was adopted by a couple who own a farm […]

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