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Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 07:00 AMby Carrie Boyko, CEB The All Things Dog Blog gang is on the road again, off to visit our boys in DC and Richmond. The RV is humming along I-75 as I write, and Oliver is napping peacefully after a walk in a cute little North Florida community. Meanwhile, Tanner opted for some quality time with his girl, choosing to hang with her at med school while we scout out Virginia and DC. Ahhh....choices are so nice. Maybe next trip we'll switch the boys up? Now let's get to today's Fido's Freebie...
from The Pet Museum
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 06:47 AMArticle found in the Strand Magazine(vol. 34 no. 203, Nov. 1907), p.599. Brigadier, the dog memorialized here, is mentioned as winning the Waterloo Cup, upon which his guardian Mr. Foulkes bought what became the Waterloo Hotel. That hotel is no longer, but a part of town is now known as Brigadier Close in this dog's honor. Find it on a Google Guided Tour of Withington!
from Miley's Daily Scoop!
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 06:12 AMToday as we look back on the events of 9/11, the bravery and courage that were shown that day, let's not forget the search and rescue dogs that worked countless hours at Ground Zero. Here is a great story of one of the last known search dogs, Bretagne, a 15 year old golden retriever. She also happens to be one of eight finalists for the American Humane Associations annual Hero Dog Awardsthat is taking place in a couple of weeks.
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 05:35 AM
Ryan Honick wont hesitate to tell anyone who asks how wonderful life has become thanks to his service dog, Pico. Everywhere I go, I go with my best friend, he says.
Before Pico, Ryan, who has cerebral palsy, had some difficulty getting around. The things most people take for granted, like picking up something that has fallen, can be challenging at times, he says.
Ryan had a dog growing up, but his relationship with Pico is different. I spend every waking second next to him, and we work as a...
from Bocci's Beefs
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 05:08 AMDenise Corliss and Bretagne, a Golden Retriever, both helped at Ground Zero. Beautiful Bretagne is still alive today and is a finalist for the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards!Kudos to DogTime Media for this pitch-perfect piece on the canine heroes of 9/11, and the veterinarian, Dr. Cindy Otto, who tended to the Ground Zero working dogs for 10 days following the attacks. We
from A Tonk's Tail...err
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 05:00 AMEven now, 13 years later, it's difficult to forget the many lives lost, the many sacrifices made, and the many acts of heroism witnessed on that September day in 2001. Those acts included numerous rescue dogs, and dogs in service to our country. Courageous canines still soldier on, all over the world, working side by side with their human counterparts. Today, we honor and remember them: the ones currently serving, the ones lost to us, and the ones raised to be the next generation - learning... Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 04:46 AMBokeh and Tempest got to go swimming at the new swimming spot. See, Starr is 14 and 4 months old now. She is having a little trouble walking around now a days and momster says that one of us needs to be a good brother or sister and stay back with Starr to keep her company. It was my turn to stay this time so Bokeh and Tempest got to go play.
This is Bokeh's first time at the swimming hole.
I think he liked it. Shake, shake, shake
What mom? It can't be time to go home yet!
Thursday September 11th, 2014 at 04:33 AMThe National Federation of the Blind in California has filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc., saying its drivers have refused to transport blind people who use guide dogs and, in one instance, forced a guide dog to ride in the trunk of a car. One registered Uber driver inSacramentoput a passengers guide dog in