Category: The Feels

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Search and rescue dogs do their jobs despite travel stress

Search and rescue dogs experience stress when flying, but quickly overcome it to do their job. Credit: Erin Perry When disaster strikes, you want the very best tools, functioning at their peak. In the case of catastrophic earthquakes, tornadoes, or even bombings in war zones, those tools are search and rescue dogs. But researchers have…

Man takes his dog, dying of cancer, on one last, epic road trip

It was the worst possible news you could get about your best buddy. Bone cancer, so a leg is amputated. But it gets worse; cancer's spread to the lungs. Now it's a terminal condition. So what do you do? Robert Kugler decided to take his best friend -- a three-legged chocolate lab named Bella --…

Why Losing A Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing A Relative Or Friend

Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she took her last breath – she flashed me a look that was an endearing blend of confusion and the reassurance that…

Bridesmaids Hold Rescue Puppies Instead of Flowers

Caroline Logan When planning a wedding, there's a lot that has to be arranged. The flowers, the venue, the dress, the food - and for one wedding that took place recently, the puppies. Caroline Logan Sarah Mallouk Crain works for Pitties Love Peace, a rescue organization in central Pennsylvania. She and her now husband, Matt…

Dog saves man from freezing- Ruffing it

This dog saves an injured man from freezing in the Snow

Mans best friend found a new meaning for a man who lay helpless after falling outside on New Year's Eve. What happened is touching. A Michigan man says his dog saved his life after he slipped and fell in 20-degree weather on New Year’s Eve. What was supposed to be a night of celebrations quickly…

Adventurer-Ruffing it

Kicker an Adventure Seeking Dog

Athlete and photographer Andrew Muse and his Golden retriever are an unforgettable duo. Kicker is only 1.5 years old and has a busy life adventuring. How They Found Each Other: “It’s a tragic story with a happy ending. In 2015, I was on the road trip of a lifetime, filming a six-month, 12-episode series around the western…

Military dog inspiration- Ruffing it

Shout out to our Military Dogs; Inspiring photos

We honor so many who have sacrificed everything for their country. Men and women who go overseas, or serve in the army reserve are an inspiration. But we may overlook the smaller military variety. The canines! Here are some inspiring canines who give it all with extra vigor and energy. - Every member of any…