If you’re like me and you cry easily while watching animals in any form of distress, then this might not be for you. I think it’s safe to assume that if we get upset seeing animals upset, then we’re probably not neglectful dog owners.
When Minnesota police officer Markese Benjamin found a bullmastiff abandoned in a dumpster, the Minnesota officer knew that the dog needed immediate help. The 4-year-old pup was covered in sores and was so emaciated that his ribs were clearly showing.
We often don’t give animals enough credit for their intelligence. But sometimes they do things that remind us they’re really quite smart and capable of figuring things out. And one puppy proved that he was quite the little genius when he figured out a way to get home after getting lost.
A litter of 4-week-old golden retriever puppies from Redlands, California, were captured on video completely enthralled with a storytelling dragon.
Like many dogs, Ellie is a very good girl. But the golden retriever has been especially helpful of late by helping her owners fetch curbside pickup during the coronavirus pandemic.
An abandoned puppy has been adopted by the police officer who rescued her. On Thursday, the Augusta Maine Police Department let Facebook page followers know that Officer Rogers made the adoption final, almost a month after the puppy was found.
In San Bernardino, California, a German shepherd named Sheba, has been locked away in a shelter cage for more than a year as a legal battle slowly moves forward. Her owner, Jose Sanchez, says his beloved dog is facing a death sentence and that is not fair.
In Madison, North Carolina, an animal advocate is trying to help a brokenhearted pooch who misses her owner. Sadly, her human died unexpectedly, and the sweet Plott hound named Jupiter doesn’t understand.
Off the coast of Sardenia, Andrea Bocelli’s dog slipped off his boat on Saturday and disappeared into the sea. The Italian tenor is devastated and has offered a reward for the safe return of the miniature Italian greyhound named Paulina.
A sad husky is waiting to be saved from a busy animal control agency in California. The six-year-old dog, Lexi, has been at the Los Angeles County (Carson) facility since August 6, and it would appear that her family, assuming she had one, isn’t coming.
A formerly abused dog was recently adopted from an animal shelter in Arkansas, but her new family gave her just three hours to adjust before deciding to take her back. On Wednesday, the Humane Society of the Delta recounted the sad situation to Facebook followers, writing…
A scared, little dog is waiting to be saved from a Texas animal control agency. The young, male Yorkshire terrier mix is located at the Big Spring Animal Control in Big Spring, Texas.
A four-year-old German shepherd sits in misery at a busy California animal control facility. The dog, who appears to have been used to produce puppies, is being held at the Los Angeles County Animal Control (Baldwin Park) facility.
A family of her own was a long time coming for a New Jersey shelter dog. The dog, named Brooklyn, spent a total of 2536 at the Hamilton Township Animal Shelter and Adoption Center.
In Southern California, the owner of a dog who had just given birth to six puppies on Monday evening was preparing to leave the newborns in a cardboard box in front of a local animal shelter.
At 10 years of age, a senior dog finds himself homeless at a busy California animal shelter. The husky mix, named Kira Joe, was surrendered to the Los Angeles County (Carson) Animal Services facility because his family was moving and he wasn’t part of their plans.
A tiny three-legged puppy dubbed “Chicken” arrived at the Nassau County Animal Services on Tuesday after a good Samaritan found him under a house in Nassau County. Rescuers think the two-pound pup is three-months-old and was born with a partially developed front leg.
What could be more frightening for a dog than to be kept in a shelter cage in an unfamiliar environment listening to the clanging of water bowls, the chatter and sight of strange people and the howling of other scared dogs?
At the Batch Springs Animal Shelter in Texas, a rescue shelter volunteer posted a heartbreaking video of a frightened five-month-old puppy shivering in her kennel.
At 17-years of age, an elderly dog finds herself homeless after being surrendered by her family, who moved away.
At Roswell Animal Services in New Mexico, a puppy huddles in the corner of her shelter cage – huge brown eyes show how frightened she is, curled in a ball and her tail tightly tucked under her.
A pitifully neglected dog, just one year of age, is at risk of losing her life at a busy Memphis, Tennessee, animal control facility.
Two photos of a gorgeous German shepherd appeared on social media this weekend, posted by the Front Street Animal Shelter – City of Sacramento. Rescuers asked their followers on Facebook for their opinions.
On Friday, a family enjoying a day of boating on Lake Michigan made a surprising discovery. As reported by Wood TV, on Friday, Jeanie Wilcox and her family were on a boat trip when they spotted something swimming far from shore.