April 11, 2010 The story of a war dog Ruby that dates back to 1967 during the Vietnam war where a stray dog was found. The story is told by a Vietnam veteran Bill McDonald and a dog. She was named Ruby and was in poor condition with mange and very thin from lack of food.Continue reading
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Jan. 23, 2010 Dog News – The Haiti Dogs Rescue People Under Rubble
The Haiti disaster on Jan. 12, 2010 has been a disaster of untold consequences to human life. The problem is the rubble and people trapped under mountains of concrete and the US has send search and rescue to dogs to help save Haitians.
These dogs sniff for human life and are finding people alive in Haiti and some are from the Search Dog Foundation in the United States. This organization was started in 1996 for disaster and is a non-profit and non-government organization which has helped firefighters find people in disasters.
” One Nation Under Dog” is a dog book written by Michael Schaffer is a book every dog lover should read! As Michael puts us into the world of dog – and all the trappings of pet care we can see how this domesticated animal has turned into a family member. As I began reading about their “first dog” Murphy I recalled how I got my latest addition to the family and the joy of having a dog.
Murphy’s story is one of the doting parents who “for the love of dog” we follow in the same footsteps as Mike and his wife travel through the world of a 43 billion dollar industry growing into the next century. The history of dogs is particularly amusing and an eye opener for dog owners on what to look out for -in case you fall into the trappings of dog ownership.