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  • Chewie from Furkids in metro Atlanta
    Featured Furkid: Chewie
    Every day there are thousands of homeless pets in shelters in metro Atlanta who all have the same wish - a forever home. They are dreaming of waking up in a home where they are loved and cherished and are a member of the family.Throughout the...
  • Four horribly neglected poodles rescued from Paterson home after owner died
    Four horribly neglected poodles rescued from Paterson home after owner died
    Four terribly neglected poodles forced to live in horrific conditions in a Paterson, New Jersey apartment have been rescued reports 7online.com. The owner of the dogs died last month, and the landlord of the building had been feeding the dogs...
  • Patriot and his buddies at Good Mews Animal Foundation in metro Atlanta
    A special holiday message from Patriot and friends at Good Mews
    Patriot and his siblings from Good Mews Animal Foundation in metro Atlanta has a special message that they posted on the Good Mews Facebook page earlier this week:Hi! We are new kittens at the shelter. Our names are - Liberty, Patriot, Flag, Rudy,...
  • Crime-fighting Somerset County K9, Dano put to sleep
    Crime-fighting Somerset County K9, Dano put to sleep
    Somerset County Sheriff's Office Capt. Tim Pino and his K9 partner, Dano were together for 12-years, logging in more than 600 calls during the Belgian Malinois' career reported nj.com. Last Thursday, the ailing 13-year-old dog was quietly...
  • GA Dogs in Danger
    Georgia Department of Agriculture set to kill 70 dogs in Warner Robins right now
    A Georgia county with no animal control department has a life or death situation on their hands right now, and the State Department of Agriculture is threatening to take immediate action. Almost 70 dogs and an unknown number of cats have been...
  • Daisy before being rescued by the SPCA
    DNA test to decide ownership of malnourished Beagle
    Bill Hoyt of the Stafford County Virginia SPCA rescued a reportedly malnourished Beagle in September. Residents had reportedly seen the dog wandering for weeks, but the local animal control had not been able to locate the dog. The SPCA was able to...
  • dog Xray
    My dog really ate my homework, here's the x-ray proof
    On Monday, Dec. 15, a high school student in Magnolia, Texas, tried to tell her teacher that the reason she didn't have her homework was because her dog ate it. At first her teacher thought she was joking. But this time, it really was the case...
  • How to protect a dog's paws in winter weather
    How to protect a dog's paws in winter weather
    As winter sets upon us, seasonably or not, it is easy to remember to put a coat or sweater on your dog, which is necessary in protecting it from the elements. What most people fail to realize is that the paws and bottoms of their feet are...
  • Common concerns for pets during the holiday season
    Common concerns for pets during the holiday season
    The holidays are such a busy time of the year and the hustle and bustle can cause a little less attentiveness to your pets. As a result, there are several issues that will need medical attention. Ensure you have your local Rockford-area...
  • Dog Swims Over Mile During Storm to find her way back home
    Dog Swims Over Mile During Storm to find her way back home
    Steve Alioto thought he had lost his beloved pit bull, Daisy, forever after their houseboat anchored in the waters off Sausalito sank because of last week’s storms.When he returned to the boat Thursday, all he saw was the mast sticking out...
  • Shelter Plott hound finds solace in a closet while volunteers let her sleep
    Shelter Plott hound finds solace in a closet while volunteers let her sleep
    Betty, a five-year-old stray Plott hound, found a place to take a snooze at the very noisy and busy Miami-Dade Animal Shelter this week. Sadly, she came to the shelter pregnant, and it has been reported either her puppies were aborted or taken...
  • Shelter Me Inc subsidized the spay/neuter of 70 pitbulls in 2014
    Rescuing a pitbull named Felito
    Every now and then, I get a heart-wrenching call about a pitbull in distress, but these are the exception to the rule. Most of the calls I get through our rescue organization, Shelter Me Inc (www.sheltermeinc.org), have very happy endings. As...
  • Florida lawmakers propose bill to clamp down on fake service dogs
    Florida lawmakers propose bill to clamp down on fake service dogs
    People with disabilities in Florida say it is about time that people who cart their fake service dogs around that snarl, bark, and even try to attack others be stopped and charged with a second-degree misdemeanor with fines up to $500 and a jail...
  • Body art for animals banned in New York
    Body art for animals banned in New York
    New York State has joined Pennsylvania as the only other state in the nation to outlaw body piercings and tattoos for pets (with the exception of lip tattoos used to identify racehorses as well as tagging for rabbits and guinea pigs ears). The new...
  • Seized pit to be returned to dog fighter
    Help needed to stop Liberty County from returning seized dogs to dogfighter
    According to a December 17 post on My Panhandle, the dogs seized from a dogfighting ring may be returned to their owner unless a rescue steps up to save them.Pit Bull Advocates posted the following on their Facebook page."LIBERTY CO. SHERIFF...