Dogs

Dog Carrying Food After Hurricane Harvey Aftermath Goes Viral

Salvador Segovia was watching his 5-year-old grandson’s dog, Otis, while Hurricane Harvey was approaching the coast of Texas. His grandson left the Sinton area with his parents to get away from the incoming storm. As the hurricane grew close, Salvador Segovia brought Otis into the screened-in porch behind the house. He left the dog with

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Dogs

Service Dog Makes Remarkable Difference for New Owner

Koda, a 5-year-old pit bull, went from being a shelter dog to being a life-changing sidekick. He is one of the hundreds of thousands of pit bull mixes entered into shelters each year. For Koda, life was off to a rough start – until a special program changed things forever. While Koda was waiting to

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Dog Rescue

Dog Uses Life Experience to Help Children of Abuse

When it comes to abuse, Patriot unfortunately understands. With scars running across his white muzzle, this 5-year-old Siberian husky shows his ability to get through anything. While these scars may never fade, Patriot has overcome the difficulties he has faced. Now, he spends his time with children who have also suffered physical and sexual abuse.

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Dogs

Shelter Dog Questioned for Ruthless Attack of Beloved Toy

At the Fox Valley Humane Association in Wisconsin, Hank the shelter dog spends time with his favorite toy, Fuzzy Purple Hippo. The story of Hank and his toy became viral when suddenly, Fuzzy Purple Hippo was struck by violence. Everyone wanted to know – who did it? Staff at the shelter found Fuzzy Purple Hippo in

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Dogs

Dog Escapes to Hug Best Friend

  Messy is a yellow Labrador with a passion for friendship.  Messy lives with his mother, Oranit Kittragul, in Thailand. While she benefits from the love of her dog, Messy’s caring and affectionate ways go much further. Another dog ends up having a better life – all thanks to Messy! Across the street from Messy

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Dog Rescue

UPS Driver Adopts Pit Bull After Owner Passes Away

Katie Newhouser, a UPS driver, could always count on one thing – every time she arrived at a certain condo complex in Rancho Cucamonga, Leo the pit bull would be there to say hello! “Whenever I’d turn up at the complex, he’d apparently go crazy, and he’d want to come down and see me,” Newhouser said.

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Dog Rescue

Dog Found in Airport After Life in Abusive Relationship

  When 3-month-old chihuahua, Chewy, was found in a Las Vegas airport restroom, he was injured. While at first glance, this seemed like a cruel tragedy, the truth was very different. Chewy had a handwritten note attached to him explaining something heartbreaking. “Hi! I’m Chewy! My owner was in an abusive relationship and couldn’t afford

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Dogs

Why Do Dogs Howl and What Dog Owners Need to Know

It’s a question humans and dog owners have asked for a long time: Why do dogs howl? Why do some dog breeds howl and some don’t? It can be a little scary when your dog starts to howl, especially if you don’t know why. Is he okay? Is it normal? Should you be concerned? Let’s

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Dogs

Spectacular Seattle Dog Rides Bus to the Park on Her Own

Eclipse, Seattle’s celebrity dog, enjoys taking the bus to the park on her own… “All the bus drivers know her. She sits here just like a person does,” rider Tiona Rainwater explained. “She makes everybody happy. How could you not love this face?” How did this all start? One day black Labrador and Mastiff Mix,

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Wildlife Rescue

Inexpensive and Innovative Idea Saves Animals From Drowning

Rich Mason, a wildlife biologist from Maryland, received a call in 2004 from a friend who had recently installed a pool in his yard. “Because I’m a wildlife biologist, I’m the one who gets called when friends have snakes in their garage, that kind of thing,” Mason explained to The Dodo. “This friend was pulling

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Dogs

Shelter Dogs Get Their Own Pool Party for the First Time

Shelter dogs spend the majority of their time being alone, waiting anxiously for someone to adopt them.  The Second Home Pet Resort decided they needed to provide time for shelter dogs to have fun and play. How would they do this? A pool party! The owners at the pet resort have a soft spot for

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Dog Rescue

See Two Dogs Cuddle Endlessly and Feel Happy for the First Time

Romeo and Damian, 5-year-old pit bulls, were both rescued by the Nassau County SPCA. The two dogs were starving and dehydrated. Their ribs showed through their skin and their bones were bulging out. The dogs were brought directly to veterinary care – something that had clearly been denied for both dogs for their entire lives.

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Dog Rescue

Workers Rescue Dog From Devastating Situation

When these PETA fieldworkers were driving by, they noticed something awful. A dog on property outside was completely tangled up! The fieldworkers stopped to talk to the owners, in the hopes of fixing the situation for the dog. The owners were completely uninterested in even keeping the dog anymore. The fieldworkers rescued the dog. His

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