A group of 40 puppies transported to San Diego, California from Louisiana met an accident on a highway in Longview, Texas early Tuesday morning, December 20, 2022. The driver, including 38 of the puppies, survived the accident with 2 puppies, unfortunately, losing their lives.
The two reunions happened separately in Texas. The first one happened to one “sweet dog” named Gertie, getting reunited with her family through the assistance of shelter staff after being lost for over a year. And the other is a 12-year-old pooch named Jazzy, who was found abandoned in a Florida hotel after disappearing for nearly seven years from her Texas home.
A mixed dog between the Leonberger and the Bernese Mountain Dog was rescued on Tuesday morning, December 6, 2022, under a pier at Independence Harbor in Edgewater, New Jersey, after swimming across the Hudson River from Manhattan.
Noodle, the Pug, who became beloved on TikTok for his daily videos wherein his mood would determine whether it is a “bones or no-bones day,” died at the age of 14. His owner, Jonathan Graziano, posted a video message on his social media page about the sad news the day after his passing on December 2, 2022.
Justin Bourg is used to his two daughters playing near the woods outside their home in Louisiana with Artemis, their Golden Retriever. But, after an hour, the girls and the dog were not back home, and only then he knew something was wrong.
The National Park Service confirmed on November 21, 2022, that a pet Chihuahua Mix being walked on a leash in a Los Angeles neighborhood in California was killed by a mountain lion or cougar.
A staple for the past two decades during Thanksgiving, the 21st Annual National Dog Show garnered nearly 20 million viewers this year to see Winston, a three-year-old French Bulldog, to get crowned the Best In Show for 2022.
A twin-engine plane transporting 53 rescue dogs from New Orleans to Wisconsin made an emergency landing on a golf course on November 15, 2022. The dogs were part of the Humane Animal Welfare Society’s regular bi-monthly trips to transport at-risk adoptable dogs from southern states to various shelters in Wisconsin.
A mixture of the traditional and the offbeat made it to the top names of dogs and cats in Rover’s annual Top Pet Names Report, released November 15, 2022. In its tenth annual report, Rover listed the names, separated into males and females, analyzed from a database of millions of submissions from pet parents who adopted new dogs and cats throughout the United States this year. The list also included the top names by state and also by breed.