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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...

      California Pet Stores Can Only Sell Shelter Animals Thanks To First-Of-Its-Kind State Law

      In October of 2017, California Governor, Jerry Brown signed bill A.B. 485 into law, making it illegal for pet stores to sell dogs, cats, and rabbits from any source other than a shelter or rescue group. In order to allow business owners time to plan for...

        Man Joyously Reunites With Dog Feared Dead In CA Camp Fire

        On the morning of November 8, Michael Frey and his dog, Taxi were safely out of range when the...

          Golden Retriever Serves As Mayor In Small Town, And Even Has Dog Deputies!

          The town of Idyllwild, California is nestled within the San Jacinto Mountains. There are hiking...

            Blind Senior Dog Rescued From Junkyard Seeks A Friend To Share His Twilight Time

            On October 20, 2017, the heroic rescuers from Hope for Paws responded to a call about an...

              Cancer Patient Gets The Best Surprise Ever When She’s “Showered With Puppies”

              On January 7, a brave California native battling brain cancer lived out a fantasy thanks to...

                Former Stray Breaks Record For Sniffing Out Airport Contraband

                8-year-old Beagle Mix, Skipper, was once a mere statistic, languishing in a Michigan shelter...

                  Hotel Offers “Canine Room Service” So Weary Travelers Can Snuggle A Pup

                  Traveling is stressful for the best of us, especially those who must leave our beloved pups at...

                    UPDATE: Rescue’s Longest Resident Lost Her Eyes But Not Her Spirit

                    UPDATED 11/30/17: Five weeks ago, we brought you the story of Nikova the blind rescue dog....

                      This US State Just Put A Ban On Dogs Sold From Puppy Mills

                      On Friday, October 13, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485 banning pet...

                        Officials Retire Police Dog So He Can Stay With Fallen Officer’s Family

                        3-year-old Belgian Malinois, Ike, was the canine partner of Sergeant Mike Pershall until the...

                          Former “Unadoptable” Shelter Dog Joins Search & Rescue Efforts In Texas

                          Rocket began his life as a stray puppy wandering the streets of Sacramento, California. Sadly,...

                            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...

                              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...

                                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...

                                  Firefighters Mourn Search & Rescue Dog After Decade Of Service

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

                                    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...

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

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

                                        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...

                                          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...

                                            UPDATE: Deformed Dog Nobody Wanted Now Has Fans Lining Up To Adopt Him

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

                                              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...

                                                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...

                                                  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...

                                                    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...

                                                      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...

                                                        Disabled Rescue Dogs Pay It Forward As Therapy Pets

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

                                                          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...

                                                            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,...

                                                              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...