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Search and Rescue Dog Gets Knee Surgery With the Help of Donations From Supporters


Kaiser is a protective, dedicated search and rescue dog who works in Western Washington state and has helped out in many vital efforts. READ MORE

Mar 09, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Dachshund Survives Back Surgery, Brings Joy to Couple Dealing With Cancer Diagnosis


by Helen-Anne Travis     For the O'Sheas, it couldn’t have happened at a worse time.   READ MORE

Feb 09, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Meet Quasimodo, a Dog With Rare Short Spine Syndrome Who is Thriving


A dog lovingly named Quasimodo has captured the fascination and admiration of the internet thanks to his unique frame due to Short Spine Syndrome. READ MORE

Feb 04, 2016 / 1 comments

 

Guinness World Records Declares Oldest Living Cat


Whether or not cats really do have nine lives, one thing is for sure: Corduroy the cat sure is making the most of his time with this one. READ MORE

Aug 23, 2015 / 0 comments

 

2015’s Dog of the Year Award Goes to Tara the Hero Cat


Tara the Cat Recognized for Courage in the Face of Danger   READ MORE

Jun 22, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Watching Cat Videos Lowers Stress, Increases Productivity at Work


Like those other guilty pleasures that are actually good for you, dark chocolate, READ MORE

Jun 18, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Gut-Wrenching Photo of Senior Dog Abandoned at Shelter Leads to Second Chance


After living with a family for 14 years, Dessie the dog was abandoned outside of Miami-Dade County Animal Services, the county's government run a READ MORE

Jun 17, 2015 / 8 comments

 

Boy Receives Note From Beagle in 'Doggie Heaven' Thanks to Kind Postal Worker


Trying to explain the death of a dog to a young child is a difficult task for any parent. READ MORE

Jun 17, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Dog Given Terminal Diagnosis Spends Final Days Traveling the Country


Earlier this year Poh the dog received a terminal diagnosis from his veterinarian. READ MORE

Jun 02, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Four-Legged Stars of Canine Thriller Win Cannes 'Palm Dog'


CANNES, France, May 23, 2014 (AFP) - Luke and Body, two mongrels who shared the role of an adorable pet that turns into a killing machine in the film "White God", scooped the Palm Dog for canine talent Friday at the Cannes Film Festival. READ MORE

May 23, 2014 / 0 comments

 

WATCH: Cannes Film Trailer About Girl's Eternal Friendship with Dog Under Extreme Circumstances


CANNES, France, May 19, 2014 (AFP) - A girl rides her bicycle in the deserted streets of Budapest. Suddenly, a pack of wild dogs bursts from round a corner, hurtling towards her as she anxiously pedals on. READ MORE

May 20, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Muttbombing: Rescue Photoshops Adoptable Dogs into Celeb Selfies


Don’t you just hate it when an adorable dog photobombs himself into your pictures? Yeah, we don’t mind it either, especially when they’re cute strays that need forever homes. READ MORE

Mar 13, 2014 / 2 comments

 

What Would You Do if You Saw a Dog Tied to a Pole on a Freezing Cold Night?


A resident in Lincoln County, Missouri, didn’t think she was breaking the law when she attempted to find a warm place for a dog she found tied to a pole in frigid temperatures. READ MORE

Feb 24, 2014 / 39 comments

 

Two-Nosed Dog Seeks Forever Home


If the size of a snout could help a dog sniff out a forever home, Snuffles, a five-month-old READ MORE

Feb 19, 2014 / 41 comments

 

US Skier Gus Kenworthy Postpones Return Home to Adopt Stray Puppies


U.S. Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy has postponed his return home to Colorado as he awaits news on adopting stray dogs in Sochi.   READ MORE

Feb 18, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Cuteness Overload: Protective Corgi Becomes Best Friends with Baby


We've all heard the saying, "Dogs are a man’s best friend." Well now we can confidently say that a bond between a baby and dog is just as strong.   READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 2 comments

 

Another Zoo to Kill Young Giraffe! Should We Just Give up on Zoos?


When a healthy 18-month-old giraffe named Marius was lured by zoo workers with his favorite treat and killed execution style on Sunday at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark and then fed to the lions whi READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Man Abandons Dog in Frigid Cold Weather


Was he praying for his own soul or praying for the dog?   READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 11 comments

 
 
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