Good Reads...

Why Everyone Should Rescue: Inside the Life of an Unwanted Dog. PETE DEXTER JEFF NALE 10.25.15 12:01 AM ET

Why Everyone Should Rescue: Inside the Life of an Unwanted Dog. PETE DEXTER JEFF NALE 10.25.15 12:01 AM ET

A visit to any animal shelter will open you up to stories of unimaginable neglect and cruelty toward man’s best friend.

Meet Lennie! and challenge BSL

“Lennie is a perfect example of how sweet, cuddly, loving and loyal pitbulls are. She really is our perfect little girl”, says parents Katie and Grant.

Why Rescue Dogs Make The Best Service Dogs Of All. BY NANCY KATZ TRIPLETT PUBLISHED ON 03/20/2015, the dodo.com

We've all seen the adorable pictures of service puppies: toddling around in their junior service vests, being profiled in television stories, and countless magazine articles and websites...

ASPCA reveals historic data for shelter pets: Adoptions are up, euthanasia is downby Arin Greenwood / Mar.09.2017 / 3:07 PM ET

Go grab your favorite pet — gently, gently — and sit down to share some great news about shelter dogs and cats.

Dogs are More Expressive When Humans are Looking at Them (Sci-News.Com 10/20/17)

Dogs are More Expressive When Humans are Looking at Them (Sci-News.Com 10/20/17)
Kaminski et al provide evidence that dogs are sensitive to the human’s attentional state when producing facial expressions, suggesting that facial expressions are not just inflexible and involuntary displays of emotional states, but rather potentially active attempts to communicate with others.