Tales, Tails, Tells

How Stella the Therapy Dog Helps You Get Your Groove Back

How Stella the Therapy Dog Helps You Get Your Groove Back

You know how the saying goes: never judge a Poodle by its designer wardrobe. In the case of Stella, that means looking past her satin dresses to see a one-of-a-kind therapy dog whose sense of style is only outmatched by her deep sense of empathy. We spoke with Stella's human, Marissa Levy, to learn about the special pooch behind the

Great Dane & Great Kid: Meet Team Hunter & Wendy

Great Dane & Great Kid: Meet Team Hunter & Wendy



Move over Scooby-Doo, there's a new Great Dane in town who's solving trouble. Her name is Wendy and she's half of the social media phenom Team Hunter & Wendy. The other half, of course, is Hunter VanBrocklin, a very active fifth grader who enjoys school, sports and hiking in spite of having Cerebral Palsy. It seems that nothing can slow

Meet Gracie, the First and Only National "Bark Ranger"

Meet Gracie, the First and Only National "Bark Ranger"


Glacier National Park may be known for its bighorn sheep, alpine meadows and otherwise spectacular scenery, but we might be most impressed by the fact that it's home to our country's first official Bark Ranger, a border collie named Gracie. Her work at the park—she does things like help keep the sheep and goats at a safe distance—is

These Working Dogs Deserve Some Labor Day Love

These Working Dogs Deserve Some Labor Day Love


While some of us expect our dogs to fetch our slippers/newspaper/remote control as we put up our feet for Labor Day weekend, there are some hard-working dogs who won't be available to do such favors. That's because they are busy doing their actual jobs. Meet a few of the pups working literal dog days in an array of

Meet the Working Dogs Who Are Making Their Modeling Debut

Meet the Working Dogs Who Are Making Their Modeling Debut


Sniffing out bed bugs, searching for a missing child, detecting cancer—the life of a working dog isn't easy. These noble pups deserve some glory—or at the very least a glamour shot and an extra belly rub. That was the thinking of two professional models who have moved behind the camera to give these hard-working dogs their moment in