Cincinnati firefighters save dog Gertie stuck in concrete walls

Good News Notes: “A dog that had been missing for five days was found on Sunday after firefighters saved it from being stuck between two concrete walls. The dog, Gertie, went missing on Tuesday after owner Connie Frick told WXIX her dog ran into the woods and didn’t return. She made posters for the missing dog and put them…

B&B Star Katrina Bowden Reveals Happy Reunion with Her Beloved Dog

Good News Notes: “Last night while visiting friends for the holiday, Puffin escaped the backyard, afraid of the fireworks,” Bowden shared. “Spent hours and hours looking for him to no avail. If anyone knows anyone in the Ventura area who may have information or know anyone in the area, please SHARE this and spread the…

Rescue Labrador Retriever Adopts Orphaned Kittens

Good News Notes: “A rescue dog is paid it forward by looking after a litter of orphaned kittens. According to a release from the U.K. animal rescue charity Battersea, Bertie, a one-year-old Labrador retriever, is helped the Battersea shelter that found him a forever home raise a group of kittens. Bertie started looking after the seven kittens…

Woman Looking For New Pet to Adopt Finds Dog She Lost Years Ago at Shelter

Good News Notes: “Aisha Nieves of Allentown, Pennsylvania began browsing the adoption webpage of the Lehigh County Humane Society’s (LCHS) website on June 18 with the hopes of finding a new pet for her two sons. That’s when she saw Kuvo, the tan pitbull-rottweiler mix that she lost over two years ago. “I thought, ‘Wait,…

Virginia Dog Saves Fawn From Drowning and Refuses to Leave Its Side

Good News Notes: “Ralph Dorn surveyed the lake’s surface behind his home during the early evening of June 2, looking for his Goldendoodle, Harley. Then he spotted the pup about 200 feet from shore; the 6-year-old canine was swimming with another animal that, after a few moments, Dorn realized was a tiny baby deer.  “Not sure…

Petting therapy dogs enhances thinking skills of stressed college students

Good News Notes: “Programs exclusively focused on petting therapy dogs improved stressed-out students’ thinking and planning skills more effectively than programs that included traditional stress-management information, according to new Washington State University research. The study was published today in the journal AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. The paper demonstrated that…