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A Marine’s Homage to a Swampy, Popcorn-Loving Lab

Saying goodbye to a companion who was there for it all

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An Unruly Retriever Helps His Owner Exorcise Some Demons

A humorist’s bold attempt to rewrite a family legacy of failed Labradors

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A Musician Unleashes a Rescue Pup’s Bird Dog Soul

Powered by a yearning to hunt, the Trampled by Turtles singer finds an unusual canine collaborator


What It Takes to Be a National Champion Bird Dog

Who’s a good bird dog? Miller’s Blindsider, that’s who, having just won the 2023 National Championship

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Sporting Dogs Wow the Crowds at SEWE

High-flying pups and retriever demos steal the show at Charleston’s Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

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A Texas Mutt Takes His Owner for a Ride

Sometimes old dogs still have a few tricks left

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A Life Measured in Canines

Counting time in dog years—with some chosen pups, and some who did the choosing

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Corgi Chaos: A Race for Glory at the Steeplechase of Charleston

Who will be crowned the fastest corgi in the Lowcountry?

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A Nineteen-Year-Old Dallas Rescue Dog Checks Off Her Bucket List

With the love of her foster family, a gray-faced black Lab mix fills her days with gentle fun

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Keeping Up with the Pack

Why settle for one dog when you can have five?

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A Rescued Bird Dog With an Archaeologist’s Soul

A pup’s nose for history helps a writer unearth his family’s past

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A Rescue Pup with the Soul of a Fish

Rivers, lakes, bayous: For an Alabama pound puppy, life began at the water

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A Chattanoogan’s Delicate Dance with an Aging Cocker

A writer and her ailing spaniel share one more dance

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All Hail the Krewe of Barkus

A visual dispatch from the New Orleans dog parade

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Backstage at Westminster

Beyond the show’s spotlight, photographer Landon Nordeman captures good dogs and their handlers

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A Perceptive Plott Hound Captures a Canine Researcher’s Heart

An expressive companion helps his human find her calling

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How a Lab Made Peace with a Lovestruck Siamese

A hunting dog adjusts to life in the city with two rowdy felines

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To the Dog I Loved First

Because you never forget the name of your first best friend

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A Lab Who Never Strayed Far

From California campouts
to Mississippi swims, a loyal dog was always within reach

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The Canine Retiree

A skittish stray becomes a senior community’s pet pandemic project