Todd, the Hero Golden Retriever

July 19, 2018

The NY Post recently featured details from a Facebook post put up originally by Paula Godwin of Anthem, Arizona. Seems her Golden Retriever puppy, Todd, jumped in front of a rattlesnake, taking the bite for Paula. [Read more]

RIP Alejandro

June 4, 2018

Detroit is known for many good things, but Smile Of Dog Pomeranian Spitz. Portrait Pomeranian Smiling Dog.now, unfortunately, their airport is known as the place where Alejandro the Pomeranian died on a layover from Arizona to New Jersey. [Read more]

RIP K-9 Baron

June 2, 2018

K9 BaronThe Boone County, MO Sheriffs Department sadly announced late last week that K-9 Baron had died during a training exercise. The German Shepherd had faithfully served the department since 2012. He was 8.5 years old.

Rest easy, Baron. Others will take the watch from here. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Just a Military Man and His Dog

May 21, 2018

A feel-good story from the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Find Your Niche

May 17, 2018

There’s always a way to make money, if you’re creative enough! From 9News in Denver.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Do You Live Near Greeneville, Tennessee?

April 6, 2018

NewsChannel 11 is spreading the word about the Greene County, Tennessee animal shelter, which is up to its ears in dogs. A county resident died recently, leaving behind 60 dogs in need of foster and / or adoptive placements. The shelter is also looking for donations of cash, food, and other supplies.

Please help if you can!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Update on United Airlines

April 5, 2018

Military Times is reporting that United has updated its pet policy to allow service members to get their large animals home from Guam. [Read more]

Unexpected outcome of the United Airlines dog debacle

April 2, 2018

Over the past several months, United Airlines has been in the news with horrible stories about their treatment of dogs. A dog died after being forced to fly in an overhead compartment, then three dogs were loaded onto incorrect planes and sent as far away as Japan. As a result, the carrier has suspended all animal shipments while it tries to get its act together. While that seems like a good thing, there has been at least one unintended consequence: a Coast Guardsman is now facing a $31,000 bill to fly her English Mastiff, George Jefferson, home from Japan! [Read more]

Tuesday Top Ten: Female Dog Names from 2017

March 20, 2018

Cowgirl Bulldog PuppyFrom the client database of Rover.com, here’s the list of the top ten names people used for their female dogs in 2017.

Bella
Lucy
Daisy
Luna
Lola
Sadie
Molly
Maggie
Bailey
Sophie

The only one that surprises me is Bailey. How about you?

Check out last week’s post to get the male perspective.

Until next time,
Good day and good dog!

Tuesday Top Ten: Male Dog Names from 2017

March 13, 2018

Male PuppyEach year, Rover.com analyzes data taken from its clients to determine the most common dog names in any particular year. Here’s the list for boy dogs from 2017:

Max
Charlie
Cooper
Buddy
Jack
Rocky
Oliver
Bear
Duke
Tucker

Are any of your favorites on the list?

Check back next week for the top female names.

Until next time,
Good day and good dog!

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