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  • Poor Jack was dumped just before Christmas - and his owner laughed as he cried
    Dumped before Christmas: Owner laughed as devastated dog began to cry
    When Jack was dumped at the Carson Shelter in Gardena, California, he realized his dire situation and began to cry - and in response, his owner began to laugh.According to Saving Carson Shelter Dogs, witnesses watched in disbelief as Jack's...
  • Eric Calley and his PTSD dog Sun disrespected by airline
    Airline passengers stand up for U.S. Marine veteran and PTSD dog
    According to a December 27 report by Top Right News, a U.S. Marine veteran and his PTSD dog were disrespected by an airline over the Christmas holidays, and his fellow passengers stood up for him.Eric Calley, a Williamston, Michigan veteran, was...
  • Camo is home safe after the (mis)adventure of a lifetime
    Found: Cat who was accidentally sold, strapped atop car in a mattress
    A cat who was hiding in a box spring and accidentally sold to a stranger has returned home after an absence of ten days.Oregon Live reported on December 28 that Camo the cat was hiding in a box spring of a bed that was accidentally sold by Rock...
  • Dog dumped in Rite-aid parking lot; Christmas eve, public's help needed
    Dog dumped in Rite-aid parking lot; Christmas eve, public's help needed
    Animal rescuers have asked for the public’s help in finding the people who dumped a dog at a San Fernando Walgreens parking lot on Christmas Eve, leaving him appearing dirty, matted and without food.A couple feeding cats found the dog in the...
  • Our pets our society
    Our pets our society
    The final days of 2014 have brought us to look closely at our relationships both human-to-human and human to pet. There are many stories of cruelty to animals, which will not be belabored here. Instead let’s focus on the many positive...
  • Tim Curtain's 3,000 victory
    Curtain gets career win 3,000
    Harness driver Tim Curtain notched his 3,000th career victory on Saturday night, Dec. 27 at Balmoral Park, guiding the 6-year-old mare Wings to a 1:53 victory in near wire-to-wire fashion for trainer Merle Finn, Jr.The victory gave the 57-year-old...
  • United Airlines catches flak for leaving caged dog at gate tarmac in cold rain
    United Airlines catches flak for leaving caged dog at gate tarmac in cold rain
    A Twitter photograph, showing a dog allegedly in a kennel left unattended in the cold rain on the runway Sunday morning at a United Airlines terminal, has brought considerable harsh criticism to airline personnel and particularly customer service...
  • This little jester is waiting for you.  Help him celebrate 2015 with a New Home.
    Celebrate the New Year with PURRfection
    The cats atClay County Animal Control are going bonkers as celebrations ramp up for the New Year. Festivities are being planned as 2014 comes to a close, and we prepare to leap into the New Year 2015. Instead of leaping why not do some pouncing...
  • Cat Tracker project looks for roaming patterns, behavior, in domestic cats
    Cat Tracker project to find out what our cats do when we're not watching
    A new project is taking off in North Carolina, and it aims to find out what cats really do when they're out and about. The Cat Tracker project uses small GPS devices on cats mostly living in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, but...
  • Family Maltese stuck under house for 36 hours: Saved by Houston Fire Department
    Family Maltese stuck under house for 36 hours: Saved by Houston Fire Department
    A nine-pound black Maltese went racing past his owner on Friday night in hot pursuit of an unidentified animal at a neighbor's home in the Memorial neighborhood of Houston, but somehow got stuck several feet under the concrete foundation for...
  • Abusers taped fireworks inside pregnant dog's mouth; authorities asking for help
    Abusers taped fireworks inside pregnant dog's mouth; authorities asking for help
    It pains me deeply to know that evil like this exists and is hurting the defenseless. I cry as I write but with hope that some where someone knows something that can help bring these pieces of crap to justice.The Animal Protection Association is...
  • Update:Dog will not leave hospital 3 years after owner died there, finally...
    Update:Dog will not leave hospital 3 years after owner died there, finally...
    The holiday spirit is alive and well in a hospital in Siberia, where Masha, Russia’s own ‘Hachiko’ dog was given permanent residence status. For a whole year the loyal pet kept ‘dogging’ the hospital, waiting for her...
  • Amazing Video of Stroke victim's bond with Dog helps heal and warm hearts
    Amazing Video of Stroke victim's bond with Dog helps heal and warm hearts
    The bond a stroke surviver and his trusted companion Bull Terrier, is one of love and respect.When life gets hard, we find out who are real friends are. Those who are there to support us at our worst and enjoy us at our best. This Bull Terrier...
  • Stranded puppy rescued off of sand barge by Memphis Police Department
    Stranded puppy rescued off of sand barge by Memphis Police Department
    A joint rescue effort by the Memphis Police Department and Fire Department saved the life of a tired, scared and cold little puppy Sunday morning who became stranded on a sand barge in the middle of the Wolf River.According to the Facebook page of...
  • Catmas
    Cats At Christmas Time
    Cats are adoring at Christmas time. They are quite delightful, playful and bring a lot of joy. Taking photos of one's cat or cats at Christmas will provide years of enjoyment for the whole family. Decorating our pet cats with Christmas collars...