Cherry Jenkins is a big believer in second chances. This conviction has led the Texas woman to devote her life to rescuing and retraining shelter dogs to become service animals for veterans struggling to cope with the effects of PTSD.
A shelter dog name Splash discovered the phrase ‘third time’s a charm’ to be true. Puppies are irresistible but aren’t for everyone. They can be mischievous, energetic, and defiant, but are totally worth the trouble.
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so perhaps that is what Kiki the cat is going for as she pretends to be just like her three Shiba Inu buddies: Saki, Ibuki, and Hazuki. The adorable little feline is an American Shorthair cat who lives in Japan alongside her family which includes the three canine siblings.
Eugene animal welfare officer (AWO), Ted Carlson, saved the life of a male husky that was locked inside a hot car in a mall parking lot.
There is only one thing worse than going to see the doctor, and that is going to see the dentist. Everyone hates the dentist. No matter how great your dental hygiene routine is, or how nice your dentist is, no one likes going to see the dentist.
A puppy in Nassau County, Florida, is lucky to be alive after someone threw her from a bridge. The 10-week-old terrier mix pup, dubbed Queso, survived with the help of a good Samaritan who pulled her from the swift water beneath the bridge along the Florida/Georgia line.
How cute is this adorable puggle? This five-year-old pup was picked up as a stray late last week by animal control in the 77024 zip code in Houston, Texas, but has had no luck finding his owner or even a home.
A stunningly beautiful German shepherd remains unclaimed at a busy California ..
All their lives Feisty and Lady felt loved and secure. Sadly, life sometimes hands us lemons, and when their owner became ill and too weak to care for the bonded pair, their lives took a sad turn. The dogs were surrendered to the Fort Worth Animal Care and Control.
In Sorrento, Louisiana the owner of a sweet bulldog pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, yet her dog was returned to her. Nearly one year ago, the dog named Opie had been described as “skin and bones and horribly mistreated.”
A beautiful German shepherd is in need of help in Corpus Christi, Texas. The three-year-old dog, named Daisy, was confiscated from her owner and now she needs to be saved from the local animal control facility.
A frightened pup at the Stockton (California) animal shelter is in need of a helping hand. Eight-month-old Katerina has been listed as “Rescue Only” because of her fear.
We live in a society built upon the foundations of Law and Order, one that champions liberty and serves justice — and although the system doesn’t always get it right (unfortunately), we can all agree that it is important to celebrate the times that it does and specifically, the individuals within these systems that make sure that’s the case.
It was a sad day when Shey arrived at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. At 14 years old, the elderly miniature poodle was being turned in; his family were relocating and had awfully decided to leave him behind.
When this poor pup arrived at Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA her story wasn’t dissimilar to a lot of the other dogs that find themselves at the shelter.
When Steve Creigs’ dog passed away he was inconsolable with grief, life would never be the same again and the thought of having to go on without his companion and friend was almost impossible to bear.
There are a couple of things that dogs’ take very seriously in life, and one of them is their walks.
Edna has been attending doggie daycare for as long as she can remember, and her routine has always been the same.
Maya the Lab mix had a rough start to life. She spent about two years with a family that didn’t treat her well. When the family decided they no longer wanted to keep Maya, they surrendered her in one of the most heartbreaking ways possible.
Retirement is an opportunity to relax and enjoy life. However, a former police dog in China is a little too relaxed during his retirement. A Labrador Retriever named Wang Xiaozhuang, nicknamed “Zhuang Zhuang”, gained a lot of weight since he finished working.
When we adopt a dog, only part of that decision is up to us. In most cases, our dogs actually choose us first. Some dogs even surprise us and make us fall in love with them when we least expect it.
It’s no secret that dogs love food. They’re always willing to put in extra work just to get a tasty snack. That’s why it’s important to always keep your food out of reach from mischievous pups.
Most dogs love to swim while others struggle with it. One unfortunate event with water could make a dog avoid swimming for life. For Akela the Boxer Mastiff mix, swimming was all fun and games until she got trapped in muddy waters.
For many humans, few things compare to a refreshing spa day. But as one harrowing story out of Florida proves, our pets don’t always find pool time quite as relaxing.