After Two Long Months, Dog is Rescued from 500 Feet Underground
After Two Long Months, Dog is Rescued from 500 Feet Underground

It was just an ordinary cave exploration for Gerry Keene, when he found something he had never seen before almost 500 feet under the ground... a dog! The sweet pup was extremely skinny and weak with matted fur curled up on a cold rock. “We realized it would be hard to...

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The Biggest Changes in Your Life Once You Get a Dog
The Biggest Changes in Your Life Once You Get a Dog

Bringing home an adorable new puppy or a sweet senior dog is one of the greatest feelings in both your life and the dog's. It is a time of learning, love, patience, and bonding. We've asked our awesome Big Barker Community what the biggest changes were in their lives once they...

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Paws of Honor: K9 Maggie
Paws of Honor: K9 Maggie

Maggie got her bed and is LOVING it!!!  Maggie is an 11-year-old chocolate Lab and is a retired Explosive Detection canine.  Maggie worked at multiple airports across the country to help detect and deter explosives from entering our transportation systems. Maggie also deployed for special events like Super Bowl and Inauguration.  In addition to detecting...

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Newlyweds Adopt Stray who Crashed Their Wedding
Newlyweds Adopt Stray who Crashed Their Wedding

On July 2nd, family and friends were brought together to celebrate the marriage of Tamíris Muzini and Douglas Robert in Vila Velha, Brazil. However, the wedding was "crashed" by an unexpected guest. Caramelo de Jesus is just one of many million stray dogs within the country, according to the World Animal Protection. “Before the ceremony...

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Hero Dog Saves Family from Mountain Lion
Hero Dog Saves Family from Mountain Lion

It was the epitome of a perfect summer day. Sun shining, kids in the pool, and not a care in the world for the Michaelis Family. Little did they know what they were about to encounter. A mountain lion was stalking their family without them knowing, but luckily, seven year old lab,...

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Dog Recovers After Being Thrown Off A Bridge in North Carolina
Dog Recovers After Being Thrown Off A Bridge in North Carolina

Our friends at Our Companions Animal Rescue recently sent us the story of Gumball, a three year old Pitbull, who is currently receiving care at their facility after being thrown off of a bridge in North Carolina. He suffered from brain damage following the incident and was brought to the rescue...

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Meet Capone, the Winner of
Meet Capone, the Winner of "Best in Rescue" 2022

In May, we brought you the story of Capone the Pit Bull, who won "Best in Rescue" at the 2022 American Rescue Dog Show. We stayed in touch with Capone's owner, Elisha, and got to know more about her and her adorable pup! Learn more about him below! 1. Tell...

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Eight Essentials To Buy For Your New Puppy
Eight Essentials To Buy For Your New Puppy

The day you have been dreaming of since you were a child has finally arrived - it's time to pick up the newest addition to your family, a puppy! Being a puppy parent is no easy task and it's important that you have all the necessities to welcome this new...

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Edward's Injuries and Foster Update: Brave Barkers
Edward's Injuries and Foster Update: Brave Barkers

If you don't already know Edward, you're missing out! Edward is receiving medical treatment with Brave Barkers, a nonprofit that helps animals receive care for the joint conditions or ailments that are causing them pain.Dr. Beth Mehaffey, owner of @Pennridge Animal Hospital and founder of @Harley's Haven animal rescue.Dr. Mehaffey...

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Meet Edward: Brave Barkers
Meet Edward: Brave Barkers

Everybody say hello to Edward! Edward is the newest dog participating in the Brave Barkers program!Edward is the third dog to be sponsored by Brave Barkers, a non-profit that gives back to dogs with severe joint and mobility issues, who otherwise may not be able to get the medical treatment that they need....

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Cezar (V111), Explosive Detector Dog: Paws of Honor
Cezar (V111), Explosive Detector Dog: Paws of Honor

Cezar (V111), Explosive Detector Dog, was stationed at Norfolk Naval Base, Virginia from 2014-2015 and then transferred to Yorktown Naval Weapons Station, Virginia from 2015-2019 before he retired. Cezar is a ten-year-old German Shepard.     Cezar’s primary job was to detect explosives.  He loved his job, and his personality drew people...

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Paws of Honor - K9 Bubba & Jonathan
Paws of Honor - K9 Bubba & Jonathan

Bubba is a 12-year-old retired Military Working Dog. She was trained in San Antonio, TX before being assigned to a navy base in the Middle East.    Bubba was an explosive detection dog in the Middle East for 9 years. She was assigned to Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain and...

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