Bobbie – The Wonder Dog

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

The Oregon family of G.Frank Brazier, his wife Elizabeth and their two daughters, had a terrier they named Toodles. But in 1921 they decided to expand the family to include a 6-week-old Scotch collie mix. Toodles and the pup, who

Oscar – Dog Hypnotist

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

If we go over the annals of man and animal relationships we will surely find many instances of animals performing acts that are considered to be beyond their physical and mental capabilities in the normal scheme of things. Mind you,

Owney – U.S postal service mascot

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

A chance wandering by a hungry and homeless puppy into a post office building gave birth to a remarkable story that is commemorated till today. Owney was a mixed breed terrier that was adopted by the staff at the Albany,

NIPPER – “His Master’s Voice”

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

In 1884, no one would have thought a little black and white terrier mix dog who was wandering the streets would become a cultural and advertising icon still remembered and appreciated today. The dog – thought to be a mix

Bud – the first dog to travel across United States by automobile

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

Bud was a plucky bulldog that fate plucked from obscurity and endowed him with perpetual fame. He became the first dog to complete a cross-country journey of the U.S by automobile. And, he did it in what was the first

Seaman – Travels from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

Seaman, the Newfoundland rises from the mists of history somewhere in the year 1803 and continues to make sporadic appearances through the journal of his master till 1806, after which he ceases to appear on recorded timelines. But during the

World’s Smallest Dog?

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

A dog is a dog … is a dog? To be counted in Guinness World Records, you have to meet some pretty stiff criteria. And not all dogs are created equal, apparently. Take, for instance, the title of World’s Smallest

A Brilliant Border Collie

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

Hey, boy, wanna go out? Okay, get down. Now, stay … If those are the only words your dog seems to know—or respond to—we think you’ll be fairly impressed by the vocabulary of one particular canine. The dog knows and

“Boogie” The Marathon Dog

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

What do you get when you combine a chocolate lab on the loose with:  Animal Services   A Police Squad   A Half Marathon   -&- the Internet? A whole lotta love for a wacky dog named Boogie! The dog

Bella – A Water Loving Labrador

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

A black lab and an elephant walk into a bar … ABC-TV’s Good Morning America airs every weekday, but from time to time the show’s “Pet of the Day” featurette keeps us smiling all day long – like a good

Greyfriars Bobby

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

It’s not unusual for dogs to be devoted to their “humans.” But only rarely does one take that devotion to the level of Bobby, a Skye Terrier who lived in Edinburgh, Scotland in the late 1800s. He became a legend

Viva El Capitan!

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

Mexico’s El Capitan has captured people’s hearts – with 1,108 likes on Facebook alone. El Capitan (pronounced “ehl kahp ee THAN”) is no ordinary dog. In mid-August, his owner had been rendered unconscious. When an ambulance crew arrived on the

Surf-Dog “Ricochet”

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

While surfing the web this weekend, we stumbled across a truly rare breed: Surf Dog Ricochet. This thoroughly sporty and philanthropic Southern California canine subscribes to a powerful motto: “The best waves of my life are the ones I help

Togo – the rowdy pup that became a legendary sled dog

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

Just as with men, there are late bloomers with dogs too. And as with us humans, in dogs too, nature and nurture both play a role in the development of personality. Togo the Siberian husky owned by Leonhard Seppala was

Balto – Lead Sled Dog – “Great Race of Mercy”

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Discover These Doggies!!

In January of 1925, a deadly outbreak of diphtheria threatened to kill hundreds of children in the territory of Alaska. One doctor and four nurses ran the only hospital near Nome, and they suspected a case of the deadly illness