This Man’s Life Was Saved When His Nurses Sneaked His Dog to Him in the Hospital

Oct 25, 2014 By Megan Berman 0

Pets can often feel like a beloved member of the family: we count on their unconditional love and companionship, and in turn, they count on ours.

And for one man in Kentucky, this was especially true recently. 73-year-old James Wathen was so sick and weak that he couldn’t eat, or even speak above a whisper. James told his nurses how much he missed his dog, Bubba, and sensing that it might be their final goodbye, the care team conspired to reunite the best friends.

The only problem? The hospital didn’t allow for the admission of pets. Undeterred, James’ nurses worked in secret with the shelter Bubba had been taken to when James was admitted, and managed to sneak the little pup into the hospital…

Apparently, Bubba had also been doing poorly since he was separated from his best friend. According to the President of the shelter Bubba had been living in, he showed the same symptoms as James

The dog quit eating a week ago, which is very strange. The dog didn’t know where James was and James didn’t know where the dog was and believe it or not, they both stopped eating at about the same time.

Since the reunion, both James and his best friend have made a complete turnaround. And Bubba now has carte blanche to visit James in the hospital whenever he wants.

(via The Independent)

5 Tricks This Dog Can Do Better Than You

Oct 25, 2014 By Megan Berman 0

Jesse the jack russell terrier doesn’t beg for his treats on Halloween…he earns them. Watch him put a grown man to shame with tricks he can perform way better than at least one ridiculous human…

Lucky for the human, Jesse is feeling generous enough to share his candy.

Grumpy Giraffe Gives Playful Baby Rhino a Piece of His Mind. Ouch!

Oct 25, 2014 By Joey White 1

This is why you shouldn’t play with animals that are bigger than you…

Via: TO

Don’t worry, he’s fine.

These Boys Lost Their Cat for 2 Months. Watch Their Tearful Reunion…and Prepare to Cry

Oct 23, 2014 By Megan Berman 5

Anyone who’s pet has gone missing knows that it is absolutely heartbreaking — after a certain amount of time, you begin to lose hope that you’ll ever find your beloved furry friend again.

13-year old Maddy the cat had been lost for two months when she was found near a local gas station. These boys’ mom took Maddy home to a joyful, tearful reunion with her young humans, who absolutely LOSE IT when they see her.

So sweet…

This Is What a Faithful Friend Looks Like — Heartwarming Portraits of Elderly Dogs…

Oct 23, 2014 By Joey White 0

Everybody loves photos of brand new puppies or videos of dogs in their prime being silly, but what about those pups who have been around for awhile and have settled down in their old age?

Photographer Pete Thorne has been documenting these dogs in their last years for a fantastic series called “Old Faithful.” He’s photographed over 50 dogs so far, with most of them being between 10 and 15 years old.

These are some of our favorites from his beautiful series…

Old Dogs 15

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