Man floats his sick dog to sleep, becomes Internet sensation

elaine | August 10, 2012

Jillian Eugenios/MSNBC
The unconditional love of a dog is a powerful thing. Just ask John Unger of Bayfield, Wis.
For the past 19 years, Unger’s loyal companion has been a shepherd mix named Schoep. Unger learned two weeks ago that his dog had severe arthritis and may need to be put down soon. He was devastated — [...]

New Army policy could make it difficult to get service dogs

elaine | June 6, 2012

By Rebecca Ruiz(MSNBC)
One day this spring, Army Specialist David Bandrowsky, 27, played Russian roulette with his .38 revolver.
Bandrowsky planned to end his life, which had been at turns unbearable since he returned from a 16-month deployment in Iraq in 2008. He had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a traumatic brain injury and depression as [...]

Top winning show dogs in Denver this weekend

elaine | February 17, 2012

Dog shows have been in the news a lot lately with Westminster happening in New York this week.
Well if you would like to check out one live and in person, here is your chance.  Starting today and running through Monday the Rocky Mountain Cluster Dog show will be going on at the National Western Complex [...]

Underwater Dogs makes a big splash

elaine | February 16, 2012

I am sure that you have gotten one of these photos within the last week on your phone or Facebook page.
Wide-eyed, wild looking dogs looking more like sharks that beloved household pets while diving into water.
They are the work of pet photographer Seth Casteel and he has captured dozens of these images. Casteel’s work [...]