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    Lovable Pocket Pitty Has Been Waiting Nearly 1000 Days For A Home

    In the summer of 2016, a short, stocky pitbull mix named Meatball was surrendered to a Los Angeles County shelter by his owner. His ears were crudely cropped, but his tail wagged and his eyes shone with love and hope. Just a few days later, a local rescue...

      Local Shelter Helps Broken-Hearted Disabled Man Find A New Best Friend

      Six months ago, Pete Cole lost his Pug, Gizmo to cancer. He recently decided to open his heart to a new dog, but fell victim to an elaborate puppy-selling scheme instead. Cole was out $500 and ready to give up when the Animal Refuge League of Greater...

        The Touching Story Of An Olympic Athlete’s Newest Rescue Dog

        When Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matt Wilkas toured a dog meat farm in South...

          This Girl Brought Home A $5 Foot Long, It Wasn’t What Mom Was Expecting

          There’s always a measure of creativity that goes into caring for a dog, and 21-year-old...

            10 Misconceptions About Animal Shelters

            Animal shelters across the country do their best to care for the millions of pets that come...

              Police Officer Ensures That Puppy Found Freezing Will Never Be Cold Again

              One unusually cold day in January in Daytona Beach, Florida, when temperatures dipped below...

                UPDATE: Dog Abandoned With Sign, Food, And Favorite Toy Gets A New Home

                Update: Who could forget Duke, the pup who was abandoned in a park with a heartbreaking note?...

                  Shelter Makes Controversial Decision To Halt Adoptions Until After The Holidays

                  Dogs Trust is the largest canine welfare charity in Ireland and the UK. The organization has...

                    8 Reasons To Adopt Your Next Dog

                    All dogs have the capacity to be incredibly loving companions, no matter their age, breed or...

                      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...

                        Anonymous Hero Adopts Pitiful Dog & Transforms His Life

                        Tom spent the first 4 years of his life chained to a tree in a sparse, sun-baked Alabama...

                          New Study Reveals That More Homeless Animals Are Getting A Second Chance At Life

                          We’ve all heard the heartbreaking statistics: ‘X million’ dogs and cats end...

                            ’24 Hours Of Love’ Turns Into A Brand New Life Of Happiness For Sickly Senior Dog

                            The note on the trembling senior Chihuahua’s chart read: “Guarded Prognosis. Would...

                              Cat-Loving Boxer & Her Two Feline BFFs Team Up To Foster Kittens In Need

                              Suzie the Boxer loves kittens. In her 7 years of life, she has helped her mom, Kelly Hartman,...

                                See Precious Footage Of Shelter Pets Who Get To Feel Special For Christmas

                                Every year the Animal Rescue League of Iowa sets up Trees of Life in the lobbies of their 7...

                                  Another U.S. City Considers Banning The Sale Of Bred Animals In Pet Stores

                                  Roseville, Minnesota is considering joining the roughly 200 other cities nationwide that have...