New Book Tells Heartwarming Story of Rescuing Stray Dog

New Book Tells Heartwarming Story of Rescuing Stray Dog

When Jill McGlaughlin helped a stray dog, she didn’t think she would end up writing a published book about the experience. “I had never thought about writing a book ever. No.”     Four years ago, when McGlaughlin’s family was on Thanksgiving vacation in Mississippi, a stray dog followed her and her daughter around after they took a walk through the neighborhood. They named the dog “DD,” and it followed them around the whole week. Unfortunately, they had to leave DD when their vacation was finished.   The further down the road we went, the more we knew that we …

Dog Caught Destroying Book about…Dog Training

Dog Caught Destroying Book about…Dog Training

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Life’s not without a sense of irony it seems. YouTube user Eldermisanthropy22 came home after a long day at school to find his copy of Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog torn up and strewn across the floor. The culprit? His new dog, who seems to be more ill-behaved than well-behaved.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeCLih2FTCo&w=791&h=498]   According to Eldermisanthropy22, his dog was not too excited about being cooped up all day without a trip to the park. But don’t worry! In the description to the video, he writes that they went “straight to the park to play and get some wiggles out.” How cute! Well, maybe …

Mark Walhberg Reunites with Kormakur for New Adaptation

Mark Walhberg Reunites with Kormakur for New Adaptation

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Mark Walhberg and Baltasar Kormakur are reuniting to adapt the 2017 novel Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home.    Image Via Amazon   Walhberg and Kormakur previously worked together on 2 Guns in 2013, but this film seems to be much different in tone and subject matter. Arthur chronicles the story of Mikael Lindnord, the captain of a Swedish adventure racing team. During a race through the Ecuadorian jungle, Mikael encountered a stray dog. After the team fed the dog a meatball, Arthur followed them through some of the toughest terrain on the planet. Mikael even ended up adopting …

It’s Dog Day! Here’s 8 Quotes About Dogs to Melt Your Heart

It’s Dog Day! Here’s 8 Quotes About Dogs to Melt Your Heart

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August 26th is officially International Dog Day! So here are seven of the most heartfelt literary quotes to celebrate all our furry friends.   Image via Santansun.com   1  – Milan Kundera, author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being   “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”   2 – Josh Billings, Author of Old Farmer’s Allminax   “A dog is the only thing on earth that …