Gentle Giant: The Touching Tale of a Dog’s Eternal Devotion

“With eye upraised his master’s look to scan,The joy, the solace, and the aid of man:The rich man’s guardian and the poor man’s friend,The only creature faithful to the end.” George Crabbe If you were to stroll the atmospheric Chippiannock Cemetery in Rock Island, Illinois, you’d likely happen upon the weathered headstones of siblings EddieContinue reading “Gentle Giant: The Touching Tale of a Dog’s Eternal Devotion”

Photo du Jour: A Canine Convention on a Vietnamese Balcony

Hoi An, Vietnam’s Old Town is characterized by buildings painted in a creamy yellow hue, colorful lanterns, and moss-covered walls and balusters. Another ubiquitous detail are Vietnamese watchdogs. Some canines are calm and seemingly immune to the flurry of never-ending activity, whereas others — like the quartet featured here — can’t refrain from barking atContinue reading “Photo du Jour: A Canine Convention on a Vietnamese Balcony”