House Full of Dogs

Adventures of Angel and Chaos


To walk or not to walk

We just showed mommy this video. This is proof that we are not alone. There are others like us out there who don’t like going for walks. We are not weird after all!!


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Video: A Kennel Makeover

Our parents don’t go anywhere for more than a day without us. They can’t even think about going on vacation because they’ll get sick with worry. They can’t leave us on our own in the house and it’ll cost them a fortune to have all of us in a dog boarding hotel place. So when we saw what this family did for their precious Igor, we told the mommies, we’d be ok if they would build a home away from home for us too.


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We remember…

We, the 2-legged and 4 legged members of House Full of Dogs, would like to join everyone in remembering all the 4-legged heroes of 9/11 by re-blogging this post from Life With Dogs.

Animals helped us respond, recover and move on…

Along with animal lovers from all over, the Animal Rescue League of Boston is remembering the canine heroes of the 9/11 tragedy today. Search and rescue dogs were at the massive and hazardous disaster site from the World Trade Center collapse in lower Manhattan, where they used their special skills to aid in rescue and recovery efforts amid the horrifying rubble.

ARL writes in commemoration: Every year on the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy we take a moment to reflect and honor the nearly 100 loyal search and rescue dogs and their brave owners who worked the scenes in New York City and Washington DC to help with rescue efforts.

While many of the dogs who were an integral part of the rescue efforts on 9/11 have since passed, their memory lives on. This beautiful slideshow from The New York Times shows some of the heroic canines 10 years after that tragic day. It’s difficult to keep your eyes from welling-up as you look at their expressive, gray faces.

Animals play important roles in our lives. Whether they’re recovering victims after a disaster, sniffing for threats at our nation’s airports, visiting with patients in hospitals or greeting us at the door with wagging tails after a tough day’s work, pets make our lives better.

In big and small ways animals helped us respond, recover and move on. Our thoughts, today, are with all of those who lost loved ones, human or canine, on or as a result of September 11.

The NYT search and rescue dog photos were originally published on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, on September 11, 2011. Please do click the link above to view the photos and stories of seven canine heroes.

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