New CD offers music that will have feet tappin’ and tails waggin’

elaine | April 5, 2011

Dogs love the country and most folks in the country love their dogs so it is no wonder that some musicians in Nashville have put out a CD called  “Dog Country” that is filled with dog songs.
Like many county songs these tunes will have you laughing or crying.  If you are a dog lover; and if [...]

Love American Style; Afghanistan dog now living the good life!

elaine | January 25, 2011

Last May we told you the story of a group of Fort Carson soldiers stationed in Afghanistan that had been “adopted” by a little blonde dog named Babe. The soldiers wanted to get her home and they couldn’t arrange that themselves, but one soldier’s wife decided that she would arrange to ship the dog and [...]

Russia celebrates 50th anniversary of dogs’ space flight

elaine | August 19, 2010

Russia is marking the 50th anniversary of the space flight of two mongrel dogs — Belka and Strelka — who became the first living creatures to circle the Earth and come back alive.
The August 1960 mission helped test the equipment which was used to carry the first human, Yuri Gagarin, into space on April 12, [...]