Update on Hawk: Brave Barkers
Update on Hawk: Brave Barkers

Hawk is the second dog participating in the Brave Barkers organization, which means people like you who have purchased a Big Barker in the past are supporting his medical treatment.  Since Hawk is a working dog, his handler knew that his injuries would hold him back. Hawk has been in...

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After Nearly Five Years in a Shelter, a Dog in Nebraska Has Been Adopted
After Nearly Five Years in a Shelter, a Dog in Nebraska Has Been Adopted

The Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, Nebraska recently shared amazing news! Baby Girl, a tan and white dog, with a black snout was adopted on March 15, 2022 after arriving at the shelter on December 7, 2017. During a recently Facebook post, they detailed her new home after waiting to announce...

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Healing Journey for Hawk: Brave Barkers
Healing Journey for Hawk: Brave Barkers

Hawk is on his way to healing on his journey with the Brave Barkers program! Hawk is the second dog to be sponsored by Brave Barkers. Brave Barkers is a non-profit that funds surgeries and medical care for dogs with severe joint or mobility issues. In this update, watch Hawk begin his healing journey!...

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Capone the Pit Bull Wins at the 2022 American Rescue Dog Show
Capone the Pit Bull Wins at the 2022 American Rescue Dog Show

Congratulations to Capone the Pit Bull for winning not one, but two awards at the 2022 American Rescue Dog Show! This adorable pup was awarded "Best in snoring" and the top honor of "Best in Rescue." This annual award competition shines a light on the talented pets animal lovers can find...

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Meet Hawk: Brave Barkers
Meet Hawk: Brave Barkers

We've got some very exciting news to share about a new dog named Hawk who is participating in the Brave Barkers program! Hawk is the second dog to be sponsored by Brave Barkers. Brave Barkers is a non-profit that funds surgeries and medical care for dogs with severe joint or mobility issues. For the past few years,...

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California Woman Praises Dog for Saving Her During Mountain Lion Attack
California Woman Praises Dog for Saving Her During Mountain Lion Attack

Eva, a Belgian Malinois, is now on the road to recovery after she saved her owner from a mountain lion attack. The two-year-old dog and her owner, Erin Wilson, were on a walk near the Trinity River in North Carolina, when a mountain lion charged at Erin. The lion ripped...

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Paralyzed Dog From Central Pa. Receives New Wheels from Local College Students
Paralyzed Dog From Central Pa. Receives New Wheels from Local College Students

In November of 2021, an adorable American Bully named James was surrendered to Pitties.Love.Peace based out of Elizabethtown, PA. When James arrived he was taken in by Shannon Ryan, a volunteer at the shelter, and her husband Bryan Hughes. Instantly, Shannon knew that something was wrong with James as he was...

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Meet Our Next Good Dog Gold Medal Winner: Ingrid!
Meet Our Next Good Dog Gold Medal Winner: Ingrid!

Big Barker’s Good Dog Gold Medal is awarded to good dogs for their incredible acts of kindness, bravery and loyalty. Meet Ingrid the Therapy Dog! Ingrid embodies these qualities and is from right here in our backyard of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Working as a therapy dog, she has made over...

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Loyal Dog Helps Rescuers Locate Missing Owner in Texas
Loyal Dog Helps Rescuers Locate Missing Owner in Texas

A dog is being hailed a hero after helping rescuers locate their missing owner this past week. Sherry Noppe went missing on May 3rd, 2022 while on a walk with her dog, Max. Noppe was recently diagnosed with Dementia, and was missing for three days before being found.  In a...

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TWO Good Dog Gold Medal Winners: Kenna and Kovu
TWO Good Dog Gold Medal Winners: Kenna and Kovu

The Big Barker team is happy to recognize amazing dogs doing amazing things in their communities. Meet Kovu and Kenna, two adorable pups, who have been named Big Barker official Good Dog Gold Medal Winners. Get to know more about them and their incredible stories of service below! The Story of Kenna:...

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Three-Legged Dog with Cancer Saves Baby Otter in Minnesota River
Three-Legged Dog with Cancer Saves Baby Otter in Minnesota River

A six-year-old Goldendoodle is being hailed a hero following its rescue of a baby otter from the frigid Minnesota River. Gus, who only has three legs, following an amputation of the back leg because of a tumor, jumped into action to save a struggling otter. The otter was spotted by...

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The Guide Dog Foundation: Radar and Anastasia
The Guide Dog Foundation: Radar and Anastasia

In 1946, when the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind was founded, its mission was simple: to provide guide dogs and training – free of charge – to people who were blind or visually impaired.  Radar is one of many amazing dogs in the Guide Dog Foundation's program, trained to...

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