The legend of Bruno ends by the side of the road
Bruno might be the most famous dog in Minnesota because every day he went for a walk, four miles into town to visit the folks there.
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After its owner was stabbed, a dog stood vigil outside a hospital for four months, not knowing its owner was dead. Read more →
To counterbalance the post earlier of a dead dog and the guy who shot it, we give you the men and women of the North Reading (Mass., of course) police and fire departments, who took charge when a woman brought her choking Saint Bernard puppy into the station. Read more →
The civilized world will put up with a lot of incidents of savagery. But killing a dog isn’t one of them.
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When the call went out for folks to read to a lonely Sting, the nation responded. We’re talking about the White Bear Lake library dog. Read more →
Sting, the lonely library dog, is now the cat’s meow
Sting is a good dog.
And there he was last week, on duty at the White Bear Lake Library, waiting for kids to show up to read to him.
Nobody showed up, apparently. Read more →
On a frozen lake in the wilderness, a musher’s tale of horror and heroism
Those of us who don’t know the ins-and-outs of sled-dog racing take it for granted that the sport is just another idyllic Minnesota activity. Hook the dogs up… tell them to go… and the musher gets a free ride. We get lovely photographs.
Sometimes you get this photograph, which Blair Braverman, of Mountain, Wis., posted this afternoon to her Twitter feed. Read more →
Dog separated from owner when train door closes
This is the very definition of a dilemma.
You step off the subway train, your dog in tow, and the door closes, separating you from you and your pup. Read more →
2018 is off to a lousy start. Piper the airport dog is dead. Read more →
Meet the dog protecting your flight from a bird strike
Because there isn’t a dog story that can’t provide a human pick-me-up when we could use one, that’s why.
So, here’s to Piper of Traverse City, Mich. Read more →
The dogs who jump off docks
Some days you just need a little video of a dock-jumping dog.
Today, for example. Read more →
When the world needs a good dog
This is Storm. Storm is a good dog, or, as his owner, Mark Freeley, says, ‘the world’s best dog.’ No pressure, Storm. Read more →
Dog rescue mission saved by a Stillwater officer with a love for pups
A couple on their way to Wisconsin to rescue dogs from slaughter in Korea ran out of luck when their SUV broke down in Stillwater. But then a community service officer gave them the keys to his vehicle, the Pioneer Press reports. Read more →
Minneapolis cop shoots family’s therapy dogs
From available evidence, a Minneapolis police officer wasn’t being threatened by a dog when he answered a burglar alarm at a home in north Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. But Ciroc and Rocko, two Staffordshire terrier therapy dogs, got shot anyway.
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Let’s go over proper etiquette at the concert.
You don’t clap between movements.
You do clap when a dog walks on stage and takes up residence with the concertmaster. Read more →