Rescue Pup Celebrates His Senior Years By Becoming “World’s Ugliest Dog”

The “World’s Ugliest Dog” contest had to be canceled the past two years due to the pandemic. But now, it’s back and more amusing than ever. Most people don’t like to think of their dogs as “ugly,” but these canines embrace their unique appearances while being great advocates for rescue dogs and abuse survivors. Mr. Happy Face is the 2022 winner of the Ugliest Dog Contest, and he seems to be enjoying all the extra love and attention. This hairless … Read more

Service Dog ‘Calms’ Veteran With Survivor Guilt Before He Can Have A ‘Panic’ Attack

For Erick Scott, reintegrating into civilian life was extremely difficult. His experiences in the military had left him both mentally and physically bruised. To make matters worse, his soul was absolutely consumed by an intense quantity of survivor’s guilt after many of his friends in combat.   Image/Story Source Credit: USA Today via YouTube Video     Erick was diagnosed with PTSD shortly after, but the mix of medications he took did little to help. He would awaken from his nightmares … Read more

Pit Bull Who Loves Cats Finally Gets His Own Litter Of Kittens

Ozzy is a beautiful Pit Bull who has had a passion for cats since he was a little pup. When they adopted Ozzy three years ago, he was ecstatic to meet his new cat sibling Norm.   But Norm wasn’t as into Ozzy as Ozzy was into him.  “The grumpy old man just tells him to fluff off,” Jennifer Lajeniss, Ozzy’s mom, tells The Dodo. Image/Story Source Credit: The Dodo and Facebook video     Norm’s dismissals didn’t deter Ozzy, … Read more

Orphaned Elephant Didn’t Have A Single Friend, Then A Dog Climbed On Her Head

Bubbles was an orphaned Elephant that was discovered by some animal lovers and rescuers who were working in Africa when she was a young calf. Her vicious poachers killed her parents, making her survival all the more difficult — especially because elephants can only survive on social interaction.   Image/Story Source Credit: Bouju1 via YouTube Video     Poaching has devastated elephant populations around the world, and there are simply not enough rehabilitation facilities to save all of them. However, … Read more

Wild Leopard Attacks Tiny Puppy On Security Cam, Mom Comes To The Rescue

In an incredible video of a fearless rescue, a female momma dog defended her pups from a Leopard on the India estate. The leopard was after the mother’s helpless puppy.   That same leopard didn’t realize that this mama dog wasn’t going to let her pup go without a fight.   Image/Story Source Credit: Patrick S via YouTube Video     In the mountains of India, a variety of wildlife roams the landscape, including lions, tigers, and leopards. Sometimes, they … Read more

Woman Adopts Puppy That Kept Getting Sent Back To Shelter, Learned She’s No Ordinary Dog

Dogs go through a lot of energy in the early phases of their lives. When this energy is not redirected, dogs can become destructive or begin to ‘misbehave.’   Image/Story Source Credit: Penny Loggins on IG and YouTube Video     Penny was one of the countless dogs who were dumped in a shelter as strays at ten weeks old. She moved from family to family as she received re-surrendered to the shelter due to her destructive nature.     Image/Story … Read more

‘Pining’ For Family Who Dumped Him, Dog In A ‘Kill-Shelter’ Wept As They Passed Him By

Rescue stories always tug on our heartstrings. And this one sure tugged a little harder than others and you’ll understand as you watch the video of Blue’s rescue below.   A dog is supposed to be part of a family’s life for the rest of its existence when it is adopted. Understood circumstances may arise, and a pet must be rehomed. Dogs can be transported to relatives and friends in an ethical manner.   We as animal lovers hope that … Read more

Dog Stepped Off Plane And Sees Her Humans Again After Being Lost For 2-Years

Gregory and Victoria Hudler, both veterans, had been looking for their beloved emotional support dog, Jodie, for the past two years. When Victoria delivered her first child, they entrusted Jodie to a family member without the Hudlers’ consent. Someone allegedly purchased their dog from a family member without permission.   Image/Story Source Credit: Wings of Rescue via Facebook video   The Hudlers were crushed, and they clung to the hope that they would see Jodie again. However, as time went … Read more

Mom And Dog Take A Car Ride, Break Into Song When Michael Jackson Plays On The Radio

When the music is added, everything becomes better. It’s the greatest method to convey affection because it stimulates emotions that are so powerful they can take over your soul and give you inspiration for life. And when you witness an animal react strongly to music, you know that this piece will be around for a long time!   Image/Story Source Credit: Melissa Mourelatos via YouTube Video     Honey, Melissa’s rescue dog, enjoys singing a nice song. When they were … Read more

Bait Puppy Collapses In Front Of Stranger’s House And Homeowner Rushes To Save His Life

Sweet Jax is a Pit Bull puppy who defied what many believe are impossible odds to survive. He’s a five-month-old Pit Bull pup with injuries so bad that many people and dogs would have died without immediate medical care. His face and neck were slashed, his eyes were closed shut, and he was breathing heavily.   Image/Story Source Credit: YouTube Video     His tail was the only indication that he was alive. The vet informed me that his condition … Read more

Biker Sees ‘Chewed Up’ Crate In Rural Wilderness, His Heart Sunk As He Opened It

There is a lot of cruelty in this world and even though this story starts off in a sad manner, we PROMISE that you’ll be cheering by the end of watching the video! Please be sure to ‘SHARE’ it with a friend or family member because you will make their day and restore faith that there are so many caring people still in this world.   Bret Winingar and his son Zach were riding their dirt bikes along the rural … Read more

Animal Lover Drives From Georgia To Ohio To Adopt Special German Shepherd

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Delgado is a 6-year-old German Shepherd who desperately needed a second chance at life. He was found wandering the streets in an Ohio town, and his rugged appearance proves just how much he endured up until this point. Delgado was spotted roaming the streets by a Good Samaritan in early March. He was sweet and a bit timid when the animal lover approached him, and they could see that he was not wearing a collar or a tag. The Good … Read more

Man Breaks Down Neighbor’s Door To Rescue Dog From Burning Home

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Some neighbors are kind enough to let you borrow their tools when you need them, but others are willing to risk their lives to save your dog. The latter is true dedication! A neighbor that kind seems like something out of a fiction story, but Mike Richter recently proved that selfless people like that exist. Richter knew how important his neighbors’ dog was to them, so when their home went up in flames with their dog still inside, he did … Read more

50 Funny Dog Names That Will Make The Entire Dog Park LOL

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Choosing your dog’s name is an important task. It is something you will be repeating over and over every day for as long as your beloved pup lives. Nah, who are we kidding, we still talk about our furry best friends even after they’ve crossed the rainbow bridge.  So since it’s something we say so often, why not spread a smile across your, and the entire dog park’s faces, when you bellow the name of your beloved pup.  Whether you’re … Read more

Rescuer Risks His Life To Climb Deep Into The Earth And Save 9 Puppies

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The cave was dark and narrow, but he didn’t care. It could have collapsed at any moment, but he didn’t give up. In fact, he did his best to dig a deeper tunnel so he could reach all nine terrified puppies within.  When Hope For Paws received the call that a litter of puppies was in desperate need of rescue from a scary situation, dog lover and rescuer Eldad was willing to do whatever it took to get the sweet … Read more

He Sat By The Road Missing His ‘Once-Shiny’ Coat And Needing Love

The worst-looking stray this rescuer had ever seen was sitting by the road. While most would advise doing the “right” thing and putting the dog out of its misery, this boy demonstrated that he had a lot of life left in him.   Image/Story Source Credit: The Dodo via Facebook Watch     When he stepped out of the transporter’s vehicle, he lifted his head and smiled broadly!   Image/Story Source Credit: The Dodo via Facebook Watch       … Read more

Ewing Police Detective Rescues Petrified Pup Trapped In A Blazing House Fire

Every once in a while, a hero comes along whose bravery and selflessness are simply unmatched. And when that hero involves themselves in the welfare of animals, an entire society of pet-lovers worldwide gathers to rally. One such hero is Detective Julia Caldwell of the Ewing, NJ, police department. Caldwell made headlines earlier this month when she saved the life of a beautiful shepherd mix caught in the throes of a house fire. At nine in the morning on June … Read more

Dog Escapes Pet Hotel And Travels 2 Miles To Ring His Own Doorbell

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Choosing a safe place for your dog to stay while you’re on vacation is crucial. However, even the most secure facilities can’t hold back some determined dogs. As soon as Jeremy and Sarah Henson left their dog, Dexter, at a Kansas pet hotel in February, the pup began planning his escape. After Jeremy and Sarah left their home, they got a notification from their Ring doorbell. They were shocked to see that somehow, their dog was outside their home, despite … Read more

Rescue Puppy Falls In Love With Her Cheetah Cub Companion

Cheetah cub with puppy

Most female cheetahs give birth to three or four cubs. But sadly, if they only have one cub, they don’t produce enough milk for the young feline to survive. So, zoos and animal sanctuaries will often raise these baby cheetahs to give them a chance at life. Yet, cheetah cubs are normally very shy, so they need lots of support to grow up strong and confident. Some zoos adopt puppies to raise with the cheetahs and be companions for them. … Read more

Stolen Puppy’s Miraculous Return Home Made Possible Thanks To Social Media

Yorkie thrown into puddle

Korben the Yorkie puppy is only six months old, but he has already been through a lot. He receives plenty of love at home, but he recently met someone who wasn’t so kind to him. One morning, Brandi Major’s daughter let the pup out into the yard instead of taking him on a morning walk. It seemed harmless at the time, but he vanished when her back was turned. When Major arrived home later, Korben was nowhere to be seen. … Read more

Good Boy Finds His Family After He Makes His Bed

Move aside Linus, there’s a new famous boy and his blanket! His name is Rush, and he used to reside at SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center in Dayton, Ohio. (I forgot to mention: this boy happens to be a dog.) That’s where a volunteer captured an adorably sweet video of him circling his kennel with a blanket in his mouth back in 2015. Rush, the video title points out, really looks like he’s making his bed. He even wags his … Read more

Dog Abandoned In Viral Video Gets Adopted Within A Day

Husky being abandoned

A viral video showed the heartbreaking moment that a Husky realized he was being abandoned. He tried to chase after his family, but the human drove off without him. The poor pup was left alone on the side of the road, wondering what he did wrong. Yet, it didn’t take him long to finally get the love he deserves. In less than 24 hours, a new family adopted the Husky. He’s likely still a little confused and heartbroken, but now … Read more

Drama Queen Pit Bull ‘Faints’ In Slow Motion To Avoid Getting Nails Clipped

Grooming appointments with your pet may be a delightful experience or somewhat of a living nightmare. Some pets welcome having their coats washed, combed, and cleaned up, while others do everything they can to avoid these events.   Image/Story Source Credit: RM Videos via YouTube     In this video, a pit bull is shown to have an intense hatred for nail clippers. The poor Pit Bull here just sees it as a ‘deadly’ machine and wants to avoid it … Read more

Poodle Met New Doc That ‘Cradled Her’ As She’s Swept Up By Both Fear And Relief

We make a promise of care and commitment to their existence when we bring an animal into our home, and they become a member of the family. Please meet Manuka Honey, who has a beautiful tale to tell!   Unfortunately, Manuka was struck by a car and her front leg became severely injured. Her mother and father rushed her to the veterinarian clinic, where surgery was advised. They refused to pay for the operation and inquired about other options.   … Read more

Dog Mom Fights Off ‘Deranged’ Animal Attacking Her Dog In Backyard

Elizabeth Dellapietro began her day as she always does by allowing her 12-year-old small dog, Tilly, out to do her business. It was only a minute or two before Elizabeth returned home when she heard terrifying yelps of pain and screaming from Tilly. When Elizabeth Dellapietro went outside to check on things, an animal attacked her tiny pooch. She immediately sprang into action to try and save Tilly’s life.   A rabid raccoon was clutching her 10-pound Chihuahua mix and … Read more

Mom Turned Back To Get ‘1 Last Look’ At Her Babies And Wished Them A “Happy Life”

People still pass by the stray dogs without noticing them, but some people are trying to help. One woman returned for more water not long after finding two of the most stunning pups, setting off a chain reaction she never thought possible.   Mama dog had grown up on the streets her entire life. Sure, she fought back, but she had no desire to alter her lot in life. She took excellent care of her pups and guided them to … Read more

Dad Of “Smallest Dog In The World” Was Willing To Do ‘Anything’ To Protect Her

After the birth of Hope in Quebec, Canada, she was only 2 ounces and less than two pounds. When Rodney Mclean was informed that Hope had dwarfism and would not survive beyond 48 hours, he was devastated.     Image/Story Source Credit: YouTube Video       However, what began as a terrible scenario has turned into one incredible little survivor! Not only has she managed to overcome her fragile health in the beginning, but she’s also begun to mature. … Read more

Dog Groomer Opened Shop In ‘Middle Of Night’ To Give Stray Dog Haircut & Found Beauty Beneath Matted Fur

A couple was driving down a highway in Florida’s Oviedo region when they came upon something that stopped them in their tracks. They noticed a dog walking along the side of the road and nearly colliding with traffic, and they did not know where he was going. They abruptly pulled over to see if everything was alright with the animal.   Meet Lucky, THIS is his INCREDIBLE story and you’ll LOVE the happy ending below! 😍   Image/Story Source Credit: … Read more

Vocal Pit Bull Throws Adorable Tantrum At The Vet

Carl is not a fan of the vet, and he’s making sure that his human parents know it. As responsible owners, we know we sometimes have to do things our dogs don’t like. Brushing teeth, baths, taking pills – things that are for the best for our dogs, even if they don’t understand it. That doesn’t mean they have to take it lying down, though, and they often don’t! After an injury to his leg, Carl’s dutiful parents took him … Read more