Humans and animals often experience the same treatment when deemed different or defective. They are either rejected or excluded, which can impact how they see themselves. This is hard, especially for children, as it will alter their perspective of the world.
A Beagle, originally named Rolo, was rescued from a neglectful situation at a home in Muskegon County, Michigan, and ended up at Pound Buddies Animal Shelter. When he was rescued, he was extremely overweight, weighing nearly 100 pounds.
A blind dog saved a teen girl from drowning after he was rescued from a shelter and given a second chance at life. The yellow labrador retriever named Norman was dropped off at the shelter back in 1993.
A Texas family was heartbroken five years ago when their beloved German Shepherd was stolen right from their property. Stephanie Malmstrom couldn’t believe her eyes when she watched a white truck pull up, grab their dog, Sheba, and drive away from her home surveillance footage.
It’s gut-wrenching to know that there are so many dogs in shelters that are still waiting for their forever homes. So we’re pretty much a mess after watching a video of a senior shelter dog alone in his kennel. What’s even more heartbreaking is that it seems like no one in the shelter is paying him any attention.
Losing a pet is hard enough. I can’t imagine the heartbreak that comes with realizing that your pet has managed to escape your home and is now lost and wandering the streets by itself. That in itself is already a worst-case scenario.
If there is one thing that all of us love, it’s hearing good news about dogs. We recognize that they aren’t always going to have the best life possible but sometimes, they are given a second chance and they grab hold of it with all of their heart.
One of the most difficult things that any of us has to go through in life is grieving the loss of a loved one. We all face this type of situation in our own way but for the most part, we also need the same thing, the kindness of others.
It was just before Christmas time and David and Sumey Hageman were settling into their new home with their new baby. It looked like it was going to be a great Christmas until tragedy struck.
Giant Newfoundland Dog Samson the Newfoundland and Rambo the Cavalier King Charles are enjoying a little snack in the kitchen. Samson isn’t as polite as Rambo and lets a little burp out as mom is trying to ask him questions.
Every family has different traditions and habits when it comes to mealtime. For those who are religious, saying a prayer before a meal is often the norm. Growing up, we always said grace before eating. If we didn’t eat as a family, we said our prayers individually to thank God for our food and ask for a blessing over it.
Encountering a sickly dog on the streets can really break your heart — especially if you’re a dog lover. However, it takes time before the right person notices the poor dog so that they can report them to a rescue center.
Dogs might be man’s best friend, but some humans do not deserve their love and loyalty. The poor innocent canines are often victims of despicable human violence. Those cases are featured on the news, and it’s sickening to see humans do it mercilessly.
A Georgia nurse went above and beyond to not only care for a patient in their final days, but ultimately the patient’s dog as well. As Kimberly Still cared for her dying patient, she got to know her and learned of the patient’s family and beloved Chihuahua, Jax.