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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

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A Farmer’s Shadow

An aging and abandoned country dog finds his pack on a South Georgia farm

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A Puzzling Pooch

On trying to understand
Winnie, the wonder-why-she-looks-like-that dog

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Sibling Rivalry

The yin and yang of a pair of littermates turns out to be just the right mix of crazy

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New Leash on Life

A walking routine puts pep in the steps of a lonely lab and a burned-out journalist

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An Unpredictable Pit-Hound with a Peculiar Problem

A medical mystery
flummoxes the owner of a
scrappy pit-hound mix

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Hearing the Call

A deaf owner trains a deaf Sheltie to help others in need

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Letting Go of Leon

How a brown hound left town for a better life on the farm

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How a Steadfast Pup Helped an Author Find His Voice

A budding Mississippi writer learns a lot from his Lab mix

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One Spunky Schnoodle

A mother and a daughter form an unexpected bond over a spirited pup

Arts & Culture

When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

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Acting Squirrelly

An eccentric mutt finds her true calling

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Second Chance

After a childhood of canine trauma, a pit bull rescue helped one man take the leap into a whole new life

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Naughty by Nature

A skeptic’s look at just what makes a bad dog good

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Puppy Dreams

Sometimes the hardest part is not getting the dog

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Canine Complex

A wild and free mutt catches an inexplicable case of anxiety—one her owner can relate to

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Good Dogs Being Dogs

Some of our favorites from the 2016 Good Dog Reader Photo Contest