Dog attacked and killed by swan in Dublin’s Bushy Park

dog and swanThe cocker spaniel was swimming in the duck pond at Bushy Park in Terenure near a group of swans and cygnets when an adult swan broke away and made a beeline for her. The swan lifted up its wings and beat down on the dog “with one wing and then the other”.


It’s a dog lovers dream, an entire museum dedicated to the Boston Terrier

BostonT error MuseumThe Boston Terrier Museum, located at 206 Houston St. in Floydada, Texas. Its owner, Bob Hambright, opened the museum in 2007. His collection started as a birthday gift from his wife in 1992. It is a hidden gem for dog lovers – more specifically, for those who love the Boston Terrier. It is not open to the public, but still available to anyone who wants to visit.

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Internet hearts viral video: American bride dances with pet dog on her wedding day

bridedancewithdogThe internet is floored. Sara Carson Devine made her wedding the most memorable occasion ever by celebrating with her dog on the dance floor.  The bride along with Hero had participated in the twelfth season of America’s Got Talent in 2017.



Good Samaritans save pair of Shih Tzus being sold at flea market

flea marketAccording to the Boston Animal Rescue League, the two Good Samaritans were at the Lynnway Mart when they saw a woman wandering around selling both dogs for an extremely low price. The ‘filthy, unkempt’ dogs were taken to a kennel in Revere and later received medical care.


New Mexico School for the Deaf students teach service dogs signed cues

These dogs are getting a lot of puppy love, even though they’re hard at work. They’re training to become service dogs, and their handlers are teaching them new tricks: sign language. While it’s not always a success on the first try, eventually they figure it out.

Injured Stray Dog Enters Pharmacy For Help. Viral Video Melts Hearts

dog -pharmacyA pharmacist in Turkey was recently taken by surprise after finding out the reason a stray pup was standing at her door. Surveillance footage from the pharmacy shows the dog wagging her tail while standing near the doorway, visibly distressed and looking for help.


Dog owner posts tag warning after near-fatal accident

dog -tag- accidentRobert Wilson holds an identification tag that his dog Wicket was wearing when they got stuck between boards on the deck of their  home. The accident almost ended up taking the dog’s life. Check your dogs tags on their collars to make sure while they are laying that the tags can’t slip through cracks and get jammed.


2019 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Information

world ugliest dogThe World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is an annual contest held in Petaluma, California. The competition has been held since the 1970s. A great number of the participants are dogs that have been rescued and adopted from shelters. It is a testament that the pedigree does not define the pet. Want to meet the nine dogs competing to win the title of World’s Ugliest Dog? The competition will be broadcast live on NBC on Friday.

2019 Contest Information

Friday, June 21, 2019

Kiwanis Stage, Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds
Pet Fest: 2: 00 – 5:00 PM
Pre-Show: 5:15 PM
Contest: 6:00 PM