Dogs

Tiny Pit Bull Determined to Grow Up Strong As Can Be

    Sasha, a tiny pit bull puppy, was born in September. At a day old, she was found to have a cleft lip and palate – making her unable to nurse. “She’s defying all the odds,” DeMarco, Sasha’s foster mom and founder of FURRR 911, told The Dodo. “She’s proven that she wants to

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Cats

Girl Persuades Father to Adopt a New Cat

Losing a pet is incredibly difficult – and bringing in a new furry family member can be just as hard. When Danielle Grubisic and her family lost their 19-year-old cat two years ago, it was a tragedy. For Danielle’s younger sister, Peyton, this loss hit especially hard. “My sister had been heartbroken ever since and

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Dog Rescue

Dog Rescued After Family Leaves Her Out in Blizzard

This dog was found chained outside during a blizzard. After spending the night in the cold yard, she desperately needed warmth. Fortunately, on Tuesday, a neighbor saw the 2-year-old dog out in the snowy weather. The concerned neighbor called the Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue, an organization in Michigan that helps strays and sick dogs.

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Cute Adorable Animals

Deer Stops In Gift Shop with Her Family

The holiday season is here and everyone is shopping for gifts – even this mother deer. Lori Jones is an employee at the Horsetooth Inn and RV Park’s gift shop. Despite being at the bottom of the Rockies in Fort Collins Colorado, run-ins with wildlife are nothing usual. So when this mother came through the

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Dog Rescue

Pilot Adopts Dog After Hurricane Rescue Mission

After working to fly dogs to their forever homes, Derek Harbaugh finally found a dog he could not get enough of. Derek Harbaugh is a pilot for Wings of Rescue. He works to fly dogs in order to find them the best possible forever home. After meeting many different dogs, Harbaugh had no particular attachment

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Dog Rescue

Stray Dog Finds Loving Family After Unusual Life

In Bakersfield, CA, No Kill Kern is working to do all they can to help dogs. Because of their no-kill policy, many people call No Kill Kern to help with strays. One of the calls that came through was about Queen. For rescuers, it can be a challenge to gain the trust of stray dogs.

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Animal Rescue

Woman Loses Home in Fire – What Happens to Her Cat Is Remarkable

When Laura Ringenberger was told to evacuate her home, she feared she would never see her cat again. While Laura Ringenberger, her husband, and two children were visiting with relatives in Napa, California, they were asked to evacuate. “When we got that phone call, we didn’t think much of it,” Ringenberger told The Dodo. “But

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Dog Rescue

Deaf Dog Rescued and Given a New Life

“When I met him he instantly locked eyes, gave me kisses and was super friendly.” Holly Dean, an animal rescue volunteer, found out about dogs in San Antonio being kept on chains. Especially in Texas weather, Dean knew this had to stop. When the owners agreed that a rescue could take the dog, Dean went

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Dog Rescue

Dogs Rescued Together Wish to Be Brothers in New Home

While Jeff and Jericho are not quite the same in appearance, they are practically brothers. Jefe, a 2-year-old Chihuahua, has a huge personality full of love and energy. Jericho, a 3-year-old German Shepherd, is a stunning dog with the sweetest eyes. These two suffered from neglect together, and have been inseparable ever since. After being

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Dog Rescue

The Struggle of Being a “Different” Dog

For dogs that are different, it can be difficult to get adopted. These “different” dogs get passed over endlessly, as more “adoptable” dogs become available. Dogs, like Sid, are left waiting in shelters – hoping eagerly for someone to love them. Sid was taken in by Fort Worth Animal Care and Control as a young

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Dog Rescue

Puppy Gets Excited to Reunite with His Brother at the Dog Park

For many pets, leaving behind siblings in the litter is part of life…but in some incredible cases, these siblings may cross paths again. A 4-month-old German Shepherd-Border Collie named Sevro au Barka was venturing to the park with his owner, Calvin Crook. While enjoying the autumn weather, the pair noticed someone in the distance… To

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Dogs

Comforting Dogs Help Victims of Traumatic Shooting

There are wounds that can’t be seen. These wounds require special attention in order to heal. For the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, there are many lingering wounds – from physical to emotional. One of the greatest tools to aid the healing process? Golden retrievers. The LCC-K9 comfort dogs ventured to Las Vegas the

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Dog Rescue

Courageous Dog Wears Amazing Pajamas for Protection

Injured and in need of a forever home, Frankie the pug found his way into the life of Izabella St. James. St. James runs The Pug Queen, a Facebook page about her life as a pug rescuer. She learned about Frankie the pug from a friend of hers and knew she needed to help! “It

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Dog Rescue

Dog Locked In Basement For A Year Finds Joy With New Dad

Penni the dog spent her first year and half of life trapped in a drug house basement. When she was rescued, she was scared of everything. Her owners had abused her constantly, both physically and verbally. Rescuers were concerned Penni would struggle to get adopted. Then, Blaine DeLuca came into her life and changed it

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Dog Rescue

Tethered Dog Runs for the First Time

Peanut, a sweet dog in rural Pennsylvania, finally got the chance to feel freedom. At 3-years-old, this sweet dog spent his life tethered in a backyard. His owners showed no signs of care or compassion. Peanut’s entire life was spent with a short and heavy chain around his neck. People in the area noticed how

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Cute Adorable Animals

Dog Celebrates First Birthday with Her Whole Family

Marvel the French Bulldog was about to turn one – so why not have a birthday party? Marvel’s birthday party had everything – from treats and games to family and friends. Her siblings, two other dogs, a cat, and a lizard, all joined in the fun. While Marvel and her siblings look different, they are

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Animal Rescue

People Gather for Remarkable Steer Rescue After Hurricane

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas, a large steer became trapped in the mud. Everyone in the Rayford Road area of Spring, Texas, came by to help out. At 15-years-old, this longhorn- Samson – was too big to miss! With his notably long horns, the community has come to know him well. “His owners have

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Dog Rescue

Homeless Dog Gives Birth Quickly After Being Found

Bridgette the Chihuahua was homeless, covered in fleas, and pregnant. In the 100-degree heat of a Los Angeles summer, Bridgette was cast out on the streets. Days before being taken in by the Forgotten Dog Foundation, she had been taken into the home of a local resident – but tragedy ensued. The resident’s landlord realized

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Dog Rescue

14-Year-Old Blind Dog is Thankful for Her Adoption

Jelly, a senior dog, effortlessly found her way into the hearts of Seamans and McDonnell. Elaine Seamans volunteers at the Baldwin Park Shelter in Los Angeles and runs the At-Choo Foundation – an organization dedicated to covering the medical expense costs of shelter dogs. When Seamans learned about Jelly, a 14-year-old Chihuahua mix, she fell

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