Stories

Readers share their dog stories of rescue, companionship, friendship and more. Please send us yours and we would may just feature your story as well.

Top Dog Interview: Alfie Roméo

Alfie Roméo on skateboard

Alfie Roméo is an adorable Frenchie from California who claims to be a “promoter of laughter, silliness and smiles.” He and his brother Tobi will light up your Instagram feed with adorable photos of them playing and hamming it up for the camera. Learn more about their breed, tips on being famous and celebrity pups he admires in our latest top dog interview…

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Top Dog Interview: Shaq The Pug

Shaq the Pug with coffee

Our next Top Dog interview is with a dog who comes to us from Hollywood. Shaq the Pug (aka Allstar Shaq) is an adopted 4-year-old dog based in Los Angeles, California. His trendy photos and short yet hysterical captions make us laugh out loud. This is why we knew he’d be a great fit for our interview series. He’s short in stature but hilarious and we hope you enjoy learning more about his celebrity life and his rise to internet fame…

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Top Dog Interview: Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate

Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate

Renaldo Webb used to work as a consultant in the pet food industry. He saw firsthand how kibble was made and it shocked him. This is why he created PetPlate natural dog food. Renaldo pitched his ideas to the Sharks on ABC’s hit reality TV show, Shark Tank, and has been successfully helping deliver meals to happy pups ever since. Learn more about how he “cooked” up the idea and what he’s learned along the way in our latest Top Dog interview with the PetPlate founder…

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Top Dog: Django the Dog

Django the Dog in bed

In the past two years alone, Django lived in New York City, Portland, San Diego and Philadelphia. He’s eaten croissants in Paris and slurped up spaghetti in Italy. Django has hiked Joshua Tree National Park, taken selfies next to the Grand Canyon, seen the sunset in Santa Fe, and picked up girls in live music bars in Nashville. Read our exclusive interview to learn more about this globe-trotting pup in our latest Top Dog interview…

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Dog Fighting Facts: We Need To Break The Chain

Matt Bershadker at dog fighting shelter

Many people see dogfighting as a relic of our distant past, or a sick phenomenon that ended the day Michael Vick was arrested more than ten years ago. Even if it exists, surely it occurs only in a handful of dark corners of our country, run by individuals too despicable to live as ordinary members of our communities, right?

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Top Dog Interview: Tom “Pugs” Cote and The Pug Who Ate the World

Top Dog Interview: Tom "Pugs" Cote

Tom Cote is a comedian, YouTuber, lover of pugs and children’s book author. We stumbled upon his Instagram account and immediately drooled over all the adorable pug photos. So, we asked him to share some of his insights on his book writing process, love of pugs and Instagram success. Learn how he became internet famous and the best way to get your paws on his book in our latest top dog interview…

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Why Is Sneakers the Corgi Obsessed With Pizza?

Sneakers the Corgi in pizza box

Sneakers is an adorable, lovable Pembroke Welsh Corgi hailing from San Fransisco, California. “Sneaks”, loves to make people happy and even collaborates with local up and coming artists to design beautiful apparel, home goods and stationary for dog lovers. Sneakers has a love of dog costumes (as you can tell from his Instagram account) and all things pizza. Get to know him better in our latest Top Dog interview…

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Adopt, Don’t Shop: A Phrase Worth Thousands of Lives

Dog in cage at shelter

Have you heard the latest catch-phrase, “Adopt, Don’t Shop?” If so, you might be wondering what it means. Adopt, Don’t Shop is a campaign slogan that a growing number of animal rights proponents are using to promote adopting pets from shelters, rather than buying them from pet stores. What’s behind the movement? Is it controversial? And how can you get involved? Read on for answers to all these questions and more…

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