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  • Rescue volunteers looking for homes for dogs, cats in Randolph County
    39 dogs and cats left homeless in NC after husband dies and wife evicted
    According to a November 26 report by Fox8 News, animal rescue volunteers are working to find homes for 39 animals in Randolph County, North Carolina.A video of some of the dogs and cats can be seen here.Cathey Kindley recently lost her husband,...
  • Ornament
    Some things take years
    Many years ago I was given the most beautiful hand painted Christmas ornament of my beloved Coco. I kept it in the box all these years so the glass had no chance of breaking. A wonderful artist painted the ornament and I cherished it for over...
  • Cronus
    Owners tied up dog and moved away: Dog now on list to be put down
    A young dog who was let down by his prior owners, is in jeopardy of losing his life. The dog, dubbed "Cronus," was discovered tied up outside of the garage where his family lived until the day that they moved away and left him behind.By...
  • abandoned pup
    Puppy secured in box and abandoned at dump site on Thanksgiving Day
    According to a press release from theDanville Area Humane Society, someone boxed up an injured Chihuahua puppy and abandoned him ata Mount Tabor dumping site inPittsylvania County, Virginia, on Thanksgiving Day,The sad discovery was made by a man...
  • Owner of dog to receive $35000 settlement
    $35000 settlement offered to man who owned dog killed by police officer
    According to Wednesday's KTVB News,the man who owned a dog, who was fatally shot by a Filer, Idaho, police officer in February, will be receiving a $35,000 settlement.Rick Clubb's seven-year-old Labrador retriever, "Hooch," was...
  • Big pay for BSL
    Will new San Francisco Animal Control director stop killing pit bulls?
    San Francisco, CA: The city of San Francisco has announced it will be seeking a new director to fill the spot left vacant last July when ex-director Rebecca Katz was fired and escorted out of the building. Hopes among the animal community are for...
  • The fun is just beginning
    The fun is just beginning
    Thanksgiving seems to have just materialized when our backs were turned. Possibly this materialization has something to do with the Christmas decorations and shopping sales have been in our stores since Halloween. Many of us want to spend quality...
  • Daisy
    Dog who survived months alone in landfill remains homeless today
    A young dog dubbed "Daisy," managed to dodge coyotes and the elements, for upwards of a year-and-a-half before she was finally rescued from a landfill in Florida.Thanks to an animal-loving supervisor at the Pinellas County Landfill, and...
  • Siberian Husky checking out wild turkeys
    Be cautious at the dinner table if dining around dogs on Thanksgiving
    It's that time of the year again. The turkey is ready to go in the oven. You've got some dishes prepared already, while others you'll get to shortly. Friends and family will be flocking in by the car load, mouths watering and stomachs...
  • Joseph Nelson
    Man who abandoned dog in cage in a basement has been found guilty of cruelty
    According to Wednesday's WQAD 8 News, a Rock Falls, Illinois, man who caused the death of a dog who had been locked in a cage, in the basement of a home, has been found guilty of aggravated animal cruelty.On Tuesday, 38-year-oldJoseph Nelson...
  • Dogs brains are similar to ours
    Do dogs understand human speech? Actually, in some ways, yes.
    The recent studies being done on dogs’ brains are continuing to amaze the scientific world as we learn more and more about the results of domesticating dogs. Now that scientists have trained dogs to get into the MRI (Magnetic Resonance...
  • Dog saved from rural animal shelter
    Rescue agency saves dogs from deplorable conditions at Tennessee shelter
    Two days ago, 23 dogs were saved from a rural Tennessee animal "shelter" which claimed to be a no-kill facility. Unfortunately for the dogs in the facility's care, being alive, even if not happy or healthy, was considered to be good...
  • Turkey Dinner
    Turkey Day Feast for Dogs
    Tomorrow is the day for family, friends, football, and of course...EATING! With all those good smells in the house your dog is bound to give you puppy-dog eyes in hopes of a snack from the table. Well this year, don't feel bad for not giving...
  • Braveheart
    Starving, neglected dog found tied to a mailbox in Georgia
    Days ago, an emaciated pit bull mix was discovered in a rural area of Georgia; someone had left the skin and bones dog tied to a mailbox, alone in the middle of the night, in the midst of tornado warnings.The dog, dubbed "Braveheart,"...
  • Michigan's Pet Store Hall of Shame List
    How much is that sick puppy in the window?
    What is a puppy mill?Puppy mills are high production commercial breeding facilities that confine large numbers of dogs together, often in unsanitary conditions, in wire cages, and without heat or human interaction. Due to the large volume of dogs,...