Blind dog rescued from trash pile, healed, and adopted

by doggywoof staff | March 27, 2012

Blinddog

This uplifting video speaks for itself. Watch as a blind dog is rescued, taken to an animal hospital, has sight restored in one eye, and is given a new lease on life. [via DailyMail and YouTube]

Irish Wolfhounds

by Terry Meeks | March 26, 2012

Irishwolfhound

The following Irish proverb describes the Irish Wolfhound: “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked.” This breed can be standoffish to strangers, but once they know you, they are very affectionate. They can become so attached to their owner that they … read more

Please, don’t pet service dogs

by Terry Meeks | March 6, 2012

Mikey (1)

When you are out and about running your errands, you may see people in the stores walking with their dogs. When you do, please don’t pet these dogs. Chances are they are guide or service dogs. Most of the time the dog’s harness … read more

Dog survives 53 days in wild, reunited with owner

by doggywoof staff | March 5, 2012

dogmissing53days

It seems like we hear about an unbelievable dog rescue story every couple of weeks. Add this one to the list. On December 27 Barbara Bagley was in critically injured in a car accident that killed her husband. Her 4-year-old Shetland … read more

What to have in your pet first aid kit

by Cindy Dunston Quirk | March 4, 2012

Golden Retriever puppy

If your house is like mine, there is never a dull moment. Lots of activity, the occasional breakage of glass, emergency cuts and boo-boos. Did I mention I don’t have children? I have two very active dogs. And in my … read more

Great Pyrenees

by Terry Meeks | March 2, 2012

Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a very old breed dating back to the 1400s founded in the Pyrenees mountains. As a member of the working breeds, these dogs were livestock guardians and lived in the fields and mountains with their charges (mostly … read more

Moving tips for dog owners

by doggywoof staff | March 1, 2012

Dogmovingbox

The New York Daily News posted an article on Wednesday about moving tips for dog owners. Moving can be a stressful and confusing time for your pup, so check out this list of suggestions and recommendations. And be sure to … read more

AKC top 10 most popular dogs: labs still No. 1

by John Kristoff | February 29, 2012

Chocolate Lab (2)

The American Kennel Club on Monday released its latest list of the top 10 most popular dog breeds in the U.S. For the 21st consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is still on top. The German Shepherd came in at No. 2, … read more

[VIDEO] Yellow lab picks up three tennis balls at once

by doggywoof staff | February 29, 2012

yellowlabthreetennisballs

Usually we only ask our dogs to pick up one ball at a time. But this yellow lab can handle triple the workload. Looks to be pretty proud of it too. Can your dog do anything goofy like this?

German Shorthaired Pointer

by Cindy Dunston Quirk | February 29, 2012

German shorthaired pointer

Agile, athletic and highly intelligent, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a natural gun dog and hunter. Possessing a keen sense of smell, this dog can track anything from birds and squirrels to possum and deer. The GSP has an even … read more