It’s always sad when animals are neglected and ignored. Sometimes people get them with the intention of setting them up for a sad life, but sometimes people get animals with the intention of caring for them. As the years pass, they get put on the back burner and forgotten about.
According to a November 16, 2021, news release, Sam’s Club is voluntarily recalling Member’s Mark Beef Stick Dog Treats “due to the potential presence of metal material.” The recall was issued in all Sam’s Club stores after the company received a “limited number of customer contacts.”
The estimated 8-year-old pit bull arrived at Animal Charity of Ohio over five years ago covered in sores. He was found chained outside with an untreated case of mange. The rescue took him in and gave him daily medical baths.
It’s unclear how three tiny Lab puppies ended up hiding under a Florida porch, but they seemed scared and confused. They’re only about two months old, with one boy and two girls. So, they were definitely too small to be out in the world fending for themselves.
Someone spotted a Pit Bull peeking out of a broken window in an abandoned St. Louis school. The dog seemed calm but didn’t know how to get out of the building. So, the kind strangers called Stray Rescue of St. Louis to notify them of the stranded dog.
Alanna and Neal Flaherty never thought they’d adopt another dog after losing their two beloved dogs at the same time. They were scared to go through such a tremendous loss again, so they didn’t even consider visiting the shelter yet. But when they heard the story of an abused and neglected dog named Arlo, it seemed meant to be.
Shelters can be scary environments and extremely difficult for animals to get adjusted to. Some never do get used to it and grow depressed in their kennel, which in turn, can make it even harder for them to get adopted.
Doug Sears works right across the street from Animal Charity of Ohio’s shelter. Every day, instead of getting food on his lunch break, he comes to walk a dog. He has been doing it for about five years now, and for over half that time, he focused on one special dog: Ceasar.
She knows sit and shake and deserves to be comfy and warm inside with her family. Please share to find her a good one so she never has to be on outdoor dog again. 🙏🏻
I have worked with a rescue for ten years. I got a call about a dog in the attic of an abandoned home in Detroit and was asked to come take a look. Long story short, the owner went to prison and there was someone coming by with a gallon of water and food once a week.
This story has been shared as part of the Fur Fam Story Contest. You can submit your own tale through December 5th. Voting will run from December 6th through December 31st. Three grand prize winners will receive a $500 prize, plus $2000 in cash and supplies for their favorite shelter.
Virginia firefighters came to the rescue of a missing dog who fell into an abandoned mine shaft. The dog named Dusty was missing for over 24 hours before her owners found her. However, they were unable to reach her.
Sanford was considered a “broken dog” when he arrived at a shelter in Texas. He’d been run over but also had a bullet wound in his right leg. He stayed in the corner of the shelter and didn’t look at anyone.
There are a million reasons why we love dogs so much! It might be because of their intelligence, or maybe because they’re making our lives easier due to their unique skills (service dogs for example).