C&I readers share the stories and photos of the dogs that changed their lives.
When we published the editor's note in our October issue, we didn’t even realize that October was National Dog Adoption Month. By serendipity, editorial director Hunter Hauk had decided to write about the joys of adopting dogs because a new one had come into his life. In the editor's note, we asked readers to tell us about their furry best friend(s), and the stories quickly came flooding in. From a Great Dane in Oklahoma to Maltese sisters in Idaho, these tales of canine companions are too heartwarming not to share.
This reader wanted a gentle giant, and she found a very, very good girl.
A Great Dane steals the heart of one of C&I's loyal readers.
It's a full house for this reader, who takes care of an adorable doggy foursome.
Send us your adopted dog(s) stories and photos.
Photography: (Cover image) courtesy Steven Smith; (All others) courtesy dog owners