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  • A survivor
    Dog struck by a car, hit in the head with a hammer, buried and still is alive
    On Tuesday, Pullman's Washington State University released news about an amazing young dog who has managed to thwart death. The one-year-old dog named Theia, was a stray in Moses Lake not long ago...she would make her way through town,...
  • Man saved by his dog
    Dog helps rescue man who was stuck in the mud
    A man who set out to check a duck blind at Buck Creek State Park in Ohio, became hopelessly stuck in waist-deep mud on Saturday, reported Monday's WDTN News.Fortunately, the trapped man had taken his cell phone...and his dog - or things may...
  • FBI will crack down on all animal abuse
    Animal abuse now a class-A felony
    From Elite Daily: Abuse an animal, and you’ll be considered among the ranks of murderers and cannibals."Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that animal abuse will be prosecuted as a “crime against...
  • Terrified and in need of a new home
    Surrendered dogs cling to each other: Overwhelmed after losing their home
    Two darling dogs, who were recently surrendered to the Carson Animal Shelter in Gardena, Califonia, are overwhelmed over the sudden loss of their home and family. The reason for the surrender is unknown...all that is known is that the pair needs a...
  • A family's hero
    Senior dog saves his family from house fire
    A family in South Riding, Virginia, is crediting their elderly dog with saving them from a fire which spread through their home on Sunday morning, reported WUSA 9 News.Though Meko is 14-years-old, he was still alert and mobile enough to wake his...
  • dog flu on the rise
    Concern grows as cases of dog flu rise in Chicago area
    Dog owners in and around the greater Chicago, Illinois, area are being urged to be on the lookout for signs of canine influenza, which is spreading in the region, reported Monday's CBS Chicago.Veterinary professionals have noted that hundreds...
  • Lambchop, rescued by a kind police officer, needs donations
    Guardians of Rescue caring for injured dog saved by NY police officer
    This sweet little dog was left for dead in the streets of New York. If not for the kindness of a police officer stopping to help, he'd be dead.Lambchop is now in the loving hands of Guardians of Rescue after being saved by a New York police...
  • Ludwig needs out of San Antonio shelter
    Beautiful dog with head injury desperately needs out of high-kill Texas shelter
    This is a plea to help an injured dog at a high-kill shelter in Texas.Meet Ludwig, a loving and affectionate dog who has a bb-sized hole in his head and a gash along the entire right side of his face. Yet despite his injuries and abuse, Ludwig is...
  • Swan needs out of high-kill San Antonio shelter
    Texas beauty, neglected and in pain, needs out of high-kill Texas shelter
    This is a plea to save a dog currently in pain in a high-kill Texas shelter.Swan (ID#A325688) needs immediate help. As you can see, this poor 4-year-old baby has been neglected, is in pain, but is still very sweet. He's been diagnosed with non...
  • Petey
    You're Invited to Celebrate with the Love Dogs
    National Therapy Animal Day is May 18 and what better way to celebrate than to join Love Dog Adventures therapy team for a fun evening.Love Dog Adventures is hosting an evening of fun, friendship and learning about the amazing work our therapy...
  • Rosie
    Service dog that disappeared after suspected murder/suicide has been found
    A dog who disappeared after what appears to be a murder-suicide in Davis, California, has been found, reported Sunday's Fox 40 News.Rosie, a service dog, was found on Sunday, approximately three miles from where she disappeared.Friends of 27...
  • Jake
    Devoted dog rescuer has died and his beloved German shepherd needs a home
    Days ago, after a courageous fight, a passionate member of the dog rescue community died from a terminal illness...he left behind his beloved dog, "Jake," who was the center of his world. As those familiar with Joe Smolinsky grapple with...
  • Georgia and Ryan reunited after crash
    Atlanta family reunited with dog lost during rollover SUV accident
    A Georgia family has been reunited with their dog, who was lost during a serious rollover SUV accident. WSOC News reported the happy ending March 29.Dan and Karen Love were bringing their son Eric's dog Georgia to their Atlanta home around 5 p...
  • Personality and behavior
    Personality and behavior
    It seems almost weekly we hear of a dog or other animal that becomes aggressive with a human and caused grave harm. In our communities we love our pets and the idea of this happening is contrary to our equation of pets and caring. The animal brain...
  • Greendog Foundation has sad and happy endings
    Greendog Foundation has sad and happy endings
    Greendog Foundation is an animal rescue organization that takes care of the animals that have been placed in the worst possible scenarios. Some thankfully live through their ordeals while others succumb to death after they have fought a huge...