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Tiny Dog Was So Afraid Of Humans, She Had To Be Brought To The Shelter In A Sweater

When Echo arrived at the shelter, the tiny chihuahua seemed pretty much done with humans. Echo was cradled — likely for safety reasons —  in the jacket of the man who brought her in as a stray, making it especially prickly for shelter staff to handle her...

They Planned To Save 15 Dogs From Death Row, But Returned With Nearly 100

Every now and then, a group of Canadian animal rescuers visits one of America’s busiest kill shelters, hoping to save a few lives. The idea, for Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary, is to identify some of the shelter’s most at-risk dogs. They look for the ...

Senior Dog Abandoned In Field With Heartless Note: “I Don’t Need A Dog”

A senior terrier mix named Tessa was found cold and wet, abandoned in a field in the early hours of ...

Seattle Rescue To Welcome 11 Beagles Saved From The Korean Meat Trade

Violet, Blue, Orange, Green – 11 Beagles rescued from the South Korean meat trade are current...

Dog Left Tied Outside Burnt-Down Building Needed Just 2 Minutes To Know She Was Saved

Some dogs just have a way of finding just the right hands they need at just the right moment. When ...

Sad Dog Who Lived On His Own For Almost Two Years Surrenders To Love…And Sausages

Trying to convince a dog who’s been left to fend for himself for the last year-and-a-half that yo...

Rescue Helps Abandoned 20-Year-Old Dog Heal His Heart

It’s a scene shelter workers witness all too often: owners relinquishing their senior dogs be...

Wounded Dog Finds His Way Home One Year After Being Stolen

Michelle Miller and her son, Josh Calderon, have had a rough couple of years. They suffered the los...

Old Blind Dog Dumped At Shelter Just Had To Put Her Faith In The Right Person

You can’t blame Chiquita for having trust issues. After all, she was 15 years old when her family...

Hawaii Dog Finds Family After Accidentally Being Drug Behind A Truck For One Mile

Kaaawa K-9 Rescue in Kaaawa, HI is temporary home for the abused, neglected, and forgotten dogs of ...

Montreal’s Pit Bull Ban May Soon Spread To The Whole Province

A ban on pit bull type dogs in Montreal may soon be extended to the entire Canadian province of Que...

Newly Adopted Deaf Dog Knows The Sign For “I Love You” Thanks To Her New Mom

When families decide to add a dog to their lives, purebred puppies often outshine those that are a...

Dog Left Tied Outside In Pouring Rain Went Straight To Death Row

Pebbles must have been born under a dark cloud. Because bad luck seemed to follow her at every turn...

Dog Likely Used As Alligator Bait Is All About Snuggles Now

The way Sweet Honey Brown craves the warmth of her favorite human’s bed, the snuggles of her stuff...

Shelter Pups Find Treats & Forever Homes At Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

Imagine a lovely spring afternoon watching dozens of adoptable shelter dogs dressed in their Easter...

Lonely Dog Left Behind At Campground Finds A Whole New Family To Take Him Home

Red isn’t much of a morning dog. Sure, he loves it when his family — Zofie Rot and Andrew Reves...

After Rescuing An Abandoned Dog, This Officer Plans To Make Him A Member Of The Family

Police officers in Germantown, Wisconsin were notified of a dog tied up in a wooded area behind a l...

Rescued Mama Dog Watched Her 10 Pups Get Adopted, Now It’s Her Turn

Beautiful Abigeal was discovered at a Miami construction site in September 2016. She had given birt...

Tiny Puppy Loses Her Leg But Not Her Fiery Spirit

The staff at Blue Pearl Animal Hospital in Clearwater, Florida are used to seeing some difficult, h...

Rescued Mother Dog Loses Her Babies And Adopts Stuffed Animals To Mend Her Broken Heart

When Xavier Hernandez, 18, and his family brought Twinkle home, they didn’t know she was alr...

Loyal Dog Found Guarding His Dead Owner Was Going To Be Put Down — Until Someone Stepped In

William still isn’t over what he’s been through. Just a day after being rescued from a Los Ange...

Grief Therapy Puppy-In-Training Instinctively Comforts Mourners

The death of a loved one is extremely stressful to say the least, and devoting your life to easing ...

Animal Rescuers Turn Their House Into A Retirement Home For Senior Dogs

Sher and Joe Polvinale devoted more than 30 years of their lives to rescuing unwanted dogs and cats...

Senior Stray Dog Finally Finds Forever Home To Live Out Her Final Days

Bianca is a survivor. She lived on the streets in Athens, Greece for 7 long years. She is a beautif...

‘Big, Mean’ Shelter Dog Melts When Someone Gives Him A Blanket

Not every dog strikes a picture-perfect pose at the shelter. In fact, many dogs are scared and confu...

Wisconsin Sheriff Adopts Pup For Man Who Tragically Lost His Dog

Just one month ago on March 7, 2017, Mr. Carpenter was walking his two dogs in a Wisconsin field. T...

Old Dog Survived On Rocks And Bones For 15 Days Waiting For Someone To Save Him

Despite being an old dog, Tony always seemed a little at odds with the world. He was afraid of grass...

Dog Saved From Traffic Now Gives Hugs To Everyone She Meets

For all her efforts to save the tiny dog weaving through Los Angeles traffic, there came a moment w...

Puppy Wouldn’t Let A Broken Jaw Stop Him From Giving Kisses

In his three months on Earth, little Otto has already experienced more trauma than any dog should. ...

Witness The Heartfelt Moment When An Abandoned Dog Realizes She’s Saved

Judy Obregon, founder of The Abandoned Ones Animal Rescue, knows that she cannot save every dog in ...