At Fort Worth Animal Care & Control, a 16-year-old white shepherd still watches for her owner to open up the door of her cage and greet her with hugs and kisses. Instead, it was Sheba’s owner who decided to surrender her on May 6, 2021, citing “health of animal” as the reason to leave her at a high kill Texas animal care facility.
An Arizona police officer received a brief suspension, but kept his job, after his K9 partner died inside of a hot patrol vehicle earlier this year. According to multiple sources, Officer Craig Curry, with the Maricopa Police Department, was given a 20-hour suspension for the death of his K9 partner, Ike, who died of heatstroke after being left in a patrol vehicle on a day in June when the temperature climbed to 108-degrees.
There is no friendship cuter than the friendship that exists between a kid and their dog. These friendships are rooted in such fierce love and loyalty, there is no breaking the bonds. They definitely are bonds that will carry on for many years. After all, dogs are great companions for kids – especially those who have special needs.
In Brooklyn, New York, a sweet older dog named Gus is well-loved around the shelter, however he frequently gets ear infections and becomes an extra expense. This 80-pound lap dog can be seen sitting very close with a volunteer and just soaking up whatever love he can get. Sadly, without our help, Gus will never see tomorrow.
A feel good story out of DuPage County, Illinois, is exactly what the world needs right now. It’s the tale of a dog who disappeared three years ago while her owners were visiting Elk Grove Village…the dog, named Lola, was recently discovered in Glendale Heights and she was taken to the DuPage County Animal Services facility.