Dogs bring humor, joy, challenges, and more joy to our lives, along with a fair bit of curiosity. (Why do they take so long to decide where to poop, anyway?) Readers of The Dog People this year laughed and cried along with dogs and dog lovers through these popular stories and learned answers to top dog questions, too. Here are your top ten most-read stories from 2018—in case you missed them the first time around.
Top Dog Stories of 2018
From humorous to heartwarming, informative to silly, these are the posts that received the most clicks this year.
This story just tugs on your heart strings, not least because of the incredible response of the community.
We dug deep into the research to explore this question, which clearly struck a chord with dog people everywhere.
We all want proof that our dogs love us beyond compare, and this article helps provide it!
A short yet surprisingly hilarious video that will brighten your day. This clip got thousands of views in mere minutes when it first was posted.
Readers couldn’t get enough of this story, which came in hot towards the end of the year. Stuntman and dog dad Colin Skeaping shared the details behind the hilarious moment, which really brought the piece to life.
Puppy owners will relate. Or any dog owner who shares bed space with their dog, most likely!
This darling video is worth the watch just to see this dog’s response. Clearly, readers agreed.
The fascinating story of the Norwegian lundehund captured your attention this year in a big way. Find out why this dog is so rare! It nearly went extinct, in fact, but is making a comeback.
This heartwarming story made news because the whole thing is just so darn affirming of the human spirit. Kindness and generosity are on full display, along with some funny dog antics for good measure.
The year’s number one story is compelling in its simplicity! These Irish border collies meet sheep for the very first time in a video that captures everything we love about dogs: cute puppy antics, plucky spirits, unique skills, and well, did we mention cute puppies?
Happy New Year from The Dog People
Here at Rover, we feel so lucky to bring you great dog stories and expert advice all year long. We hope the new year finds you in the good company of a dog or two.
Here’s to more dog love in 2019!