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    Incredibly Unique Big-Eared Beauty Needs A Forever Home

    Wanda is a gorgeous pup with huge velvety ears and so much love to give… so why has no one taken her home? This beautiful pup has been waiting at the shelter for nearly half a year, desperate for a family. Normally fun-loving, shelter staff are...

      Celebrities & Advocates Watch Shelter Pets Strut Their Stuff At Pawject Runway

      We love the clever ways that passionate animal lovers raise awareness for rescue, and Show Your Soft Side, a volunteer- run organization, threw a soiree called Pawject Runway on behalf of the  BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore, Maryland. Together, they...

        Shelter Dog Gives Birth The Day She’s Brought To Safety & Her Transport Was Funded By You!

        Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support...

          This Shelter Defies Dog Breed Labels By Throwing Them Out The Window

          The folks at the Arizona Welfare League (AAWL) know that every dog’s personality is...

            Shelter Rules Require Appointment, Evaluation Before Accepting Surrendered Dogs

            A shelter in Columbus, Ohio has passed new rules for owners who wish to surrender their dogs....

              The Cure For This Dog’s “Mystery Condition” May Be His New Forever Home

              When Fritos was found living alone on the streets, his skin was itchy and irritated, and he was...

                Love Is In The Air As 500 Rescue Pets Fly Across The Country For Better Lives

                Homeless dogs and cats are feeling the love this Valentine’s Day as they board planes...

                  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?...

                    Mom & Her 6-Year-Old Son Have Helped Hundreds Of “Death Row” Dogs Find Homes

                    While kindness and selflessness can certainly be taught, some special people just have a...

                      1,000 L.A. Shelter Pets Receive A Special Holiday Surprise

                      From December 12-17 of this year, more than 1,000 dogs and cats currently living in Los Angeles...

                        Animal Shelters Wouldn’t Be So Crowded If Everyone Knew This

                        The love of a rescue pet: there’s nothing like it. Everyone who’s adopted a dog...

                          2 Shelters Come Up With Ingenious Idea To Work Together & Save Lives 

                          Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) is an urban animal shelter in Richmond, VA that is...

                            Widow Goes Into Shelter & Decides To Give A Home To Their “Hardest To Adopt” Dog

                            Although Melani Andrews endured her share of heartbreak last year, she still has a ton of love...

                              New Findings On Behavior Testing May Save Thousands Of Shelter Dogs From Euthanasia

                              For many years, shelters have been using behavioral assessments to determine which dogs can be...

                                The Simple And Powerful Way You Can Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

                                Many dogs arrive at animal shelters after years of abuse or a lifetime on the streets. That...

                                  Texas Bill Aims To Regulate Dog Tethering Laws

                                  Earlier this month, the Washington state Senate unanimously passed a bill to regulate and...

                                    Dog Rescue Caught Adopting Dogs Then Dumping Them In Other Shelters

                                    In Phoenix, Arizona, a rescue has been blacklisted from adopting from area shelters after they...

                                      The 10 Most Common Breeds Found In Shelters

                                      Did you know 25% of shelter dogs are purebred? Why are some breeds more likely to be in...

                                        Dog Surrendered With A Heartbreaking Letter From A Child Who Will Desperately Miss Him

                                        When people surrender their pets, the animals are left feeling sad and confused. But it can...

                                          UPDATE: Woman Who Saved 75 Dogs From “Mercy Killing” Opens A Rescue

                                          Original story: This incredible story of a regular woman doing something extraordinary will...

                                            Deaf Senior Dog With Cancer Gets Adopted By Handsome Man & Their Story Goes Viral

                                            When it comes to animals, we just love happy endings. Hearing a story about a dog’s life...

                                              Thanks To The Community, Puppy Stolen From The Shelter Is Found, Safe & Sound

                                              It’s every shelter worker or volunteer’s worst nightmare: you’re going about...

                                                Blind Dog And Her Two Friends Get The Miracle They Deserve

                                                When Lola, a blind Pit Bull / Beagle mix, and her two companions were surrendered to a shelter,...

                                                  “Avid Animal Lover” Leaves Her Generous Estate To Local Animal Shelter

                                                  This holiday season, the Elizabethton Carter County Animal Shelter in Tennessee was granted a...

                                                    You’ll Love The Reason This Shelter’s Staff Is Posing In Empty Dog Kennels

                                                    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, a Colorado Springs animal shelter, decided they...

                                                      Volunteers Spend 24 Hours In Kennels To Learn What It’s Like For Shelter Dogs

                                                      We will never know what it’s like to be a shelter animal, reeling from abandonment and...

                                                        Dog Who Was Surrendered For Being “Depressed” Watches As Family Picks Out A New Dog

                                                        This story is sure to make your blood boil. Zuzu, as she’s been re-named, was abandoned...

                                                          Woman Pays Adoption Fees For Entire Shelter So Every Pet Can Have A Home For The Holidays

                                                          If you’re near Sacramento, California and have been thinking of adding a new four-legged...

                                                            2 Dogs Hit By Cars Meet At The Same Rescue & Become Inseparable

                                                            For pups Thor and Petunia, a very, very bad day turned into the beginning of a beautiful...

                                                              11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Uses Her Wish To Help Local Shelter Dogs

                                                              Every 35 minutes the Make-A-Wish Foundation fulfills a request for a child battling a...