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  • Butterbean
    Butterbean the 'abandoned' dog has found a new home
    Butterbean, the dog who gained national attention after a photo was taken of her chasing after a truck in Slidell, Louisiana, has been adopted, reported Tuesday's WDSU News.The shepherd mix was originally believed to have been abandoned when...
  • Diesel
    Charges dropped against man who killed dog at dog park
    On Monday, a grand jury decided not to indictJoseph Potts, the man who shot and killed a young dog who was playing at a Houston, Texas, area dog park in late January, reported Click 2 Houston News.Potts was facing a felony animal cruelty charge...
  • Mochi
    15-year-old blind dog surrendered to animal control
    On June 1, the world turned upside down for an elderly dog named "Mochi." According to the volunteer-run Facebook page, Saving Carson Shelter Dogs, the 15-year-old blind dog was left at the Carson Animal Control facility in Gardena,...
  • Dog burned alive in fire
    Remains of dog, tied up and burned alive, found in Virginia
    Authorities in Virginia Beach, Virginia, are hoping to find the person(s) responsible for setting a dog on fire while she was still alive, reported Tuesday's ABC 13 News Now. Firefighters made the disturbing discovering on May 29 after they...
  • PAWS Chicago helps make an impact with simple lifesaving measures
    PAWS Chicago helps make an impact with simple lifesaving measures
    By utilizing the simple lifesaving technique of spaying and neutering, the number of homeless pets being euthanized can drop significantly. In fact, it is the single most effective ways to end the killing.The fact remains that one female dog and...
  • Lola
    Dog reunited with owner after seven years apart
    The small, yet mighty, microchip is responsible, once again, for an amazing reunion in Florida...seven years in the making, reported Monday's NBC Miami News.WhenCelina Arango was just 12 years of age, her Boston Terrier, "Lola,"...
  • William Dodson
    Man arrested on suspicion of taping South Carolina dog's mouth shut
    The man suspected of being responsible for taping a young dog's mouth shut with electrical tape has been arrested in North Charleston, South Carolina, reported Monday's Post and Courier News.On Monday night, 41-year-old William Leonard...
  • William Leonard Dodson arrested, Caitlyn improving
    North Charleston police have arrested man accused of taping dog's muzzle shut
    North Charleston police have now arrested a man and charged him with ill treatment of animals for taping a dog's muzzle with electrical tape, ABC News reported June 2. Earlier information can be found in this Examiner article.The dog, named...
  • Rest in peace Ryder
    Change of heart: Mayor allows city flag to be lowered for fallen police canine
    Late Monday evening, the New Martinsville Police Department in West Virginia, announced that city officials would allow flags to be lowered in honor of a police canine who passed away suddenly a few days ago. The dog, named "Ryder," will...
  • Police canine passed away suddenly
    City mayor does not want flags flown at half-mast for fallen K9 officer
    Update: Shortly after the original publication of this article the New Martinsville Police Department posted an update to their Facebook followers about the outcome of discussions on Monday night:After a discussion tonight in our department head...
  • Canines and ear issues
    Canines and ear issues
    It is that time of year again….allergy season. Many pet parents, foster parents, and animal shelter and rescue workers would like to know if this is the reason that dogs are having such an issue with their ears.Ears tend to be red and itchy...
  • Hank
    Rescued pit bull fatally injured while protecting owner from intruder
    A young pit bull named "Hank," lost his life on Saturday when an armed man broke into his owner's West Memphis, Arkansas, home, reported Monday's Action 5 News.The stranger coerced his way into 68-year-old Dean Lynch's home,...
  • Final hour: Dog spared from death is fighting for her life again
    Final hour: Dog spared from death is fighting for her life again
    One hour before being led to a room to be put down at the Chicago Animal Care and Control facility, a dog named "Beatrice," was given a second chance by a rescue agency who managed to beat the clock and spare her life. Tragically, the...
  • This 2-year-old dog died at the groomer's.
    Dog dryers and heat stroke deaths: Don't be afraid to ask questions
    When I first inquired about taking a dog to a groomer, I looked into the easiest local option: Petco and Petsmart. However, I was told that since my dog was an adult already, he was too old and too big to be having a first experience in a pet...
  • Rescued
    Emaciated boxer fights for her life in Arizona
    On May 30, Boxer Luv Rescue was contacted about an emaciated, sick dog at the Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson, Arizona, who had been turned in to the facility as a "stray." The dog, who is estimated to be two years of age, was...
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