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Shelter Puppy With Unusually Large Head Sparks DNA Debate

When a litter of four stray puppies arrived at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) in June, the staff instantly noticed that one of the pups was not like the others. While his three littermates bore the characteristics of mini Border Collie mixes, the...

PetSmart Groomer Acquitted In Dog’s Brutal Death

39-year-old Juan Zarate was found not-guilty on one count of felony animal abuse Friday in the case of Henry, a one-year-old long haired Dachshund who died last year after going to a San Mateo, CA PetSmart for a simple nail trim. Henry was taken to a back roo...

Boy With Autism Gets “Pug-tastic” Birthday Surprise Thanks To Kind Strangers

As Andrew Vaughan’s 14th birthday approached, he told his sister McKenna he did not want a pa...

Firefighters Mourn Search & Rescue Dog After Decade Of Service

Nikko, Riverside Fire Department‘s long-time search and rescue dog, passed away this week. Hi...

California Bill Aims To Save Dogs From Unnecessary Police Shootings

Approximately 10,000 dogs are shot and killed by American police officers each year. A proposed Cal...

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...

Heroic EMT Rescues Blind Senior Dog Lost In The Mountains For 7 Days

The Cole family of California’s San Lorenzo Valley desperately searched for their 12-year-old Yel...

Fate Brings Young Cancer Survivor & Three-Legged Shelter Dog Together

If you don’t believe in destiny, this story may just change your mind. Logan is a handsome, 2...

UPDATE: Picasso Has Undergone Dental Surgery & Will Soon Be Ready For Adoption

UPDATE 3/29/17: Remember Picasso? The impossibly adorable pup born with the unique facial deformity...

Update: Deadly Bacteria Easily Spread Between Dogs Is On The Rise Across The US

Canine Leptospirosis is frighteningly easy to contract and even more simple to pass on to other dog...

Ailing Senior Dog Needs Our Help To Get Well & Find A New Home

A tiny long-haired Chihuahua named Bella was surrendered into the care of The Pet Rescue Center in ...

Shelter Dog Learns To Smile And Wins The Heart Of A Wonderful Adopter

If you are a fan of Instagram celebri-dogs, then you are quite familiar with Brinks the Smiling Pit...

6-Year-Old Girl Charms A Runaway Dog Who Evaded Rescuers For Months

Little Meghan Topping is no ordinary 6-year-old. In the past year alone, Meghan has helped her moth...

WWII Veteran Is Miraculously Reunited With His Senior Dog After She Was Stolen

Earlier in the month, the heartbreaking story of 93-year-old World War II veteran Roger LeClair and...

Disabled Rescue Dogs Pay It Forward As Therapy Pets

The DAWGS (Disabled Animals Who Generously Serve) of Dharma Rescue in Torrance, California are on a...

Land Swap With Former Marine Base Is Helping This County’s Animal Shelter Get A Fresh Start

Orange County, California will be getting a much needed and long overdue shelter revamp thanks to a...

UPDATE: California Law Passed To Protect Good Samaritans Who Rescue Dogs From Hot Cars

UPDATE: We reported about the “Hot Dog Bill” being proposed in May. On Saturday, Septem...

Owner Dragged By Car While Trying To Save Senior Dog From Dognappers; Today, They Were Reunited!

Imagine: you’re on your way to the dog park with your pooch when someone walking by snatche...

Dog Who Refused To Leave Bed After Being Surrendered Gets His Happy Ending

Update: Who could forget Chuchi, the mini Poodle who was surrendered just two days before Christmas...