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Rescue Dog Comforts Kids Who Suffer from the Same Brain Condition


A dog with an unusually big head is making a big impact on children who suffer from the same brain condition. READ MORE

Feb 26, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Russian Billionaire Saves Stray Dogs and Cats in Sochi


After an international outcry about the stray dogs and cats that were being killed by an exterminator in Sochi, Russia, READ MORE

Feb 12, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Abused Pit Bull Saved by Heartbreaking Craigslist Ad


When a broken and beaten dog thought to have been used in a fighting operation for bait and breeding wandered up to a home in Nashville, Tennessee, it may have been the best move for her and for other dogs caught up in senseless acts of abuse.   READ MORE

Oct 07, 2013 / 19 comments

 

Rome Mayor Steps in to Rescue Cat Colony


ROME - Stray cats prowling the ruins of ancient Rome can rest easy on their marble pedestals -- a feline colony tucked away near the spot where Julius Caesar was murdered is no longer threatened with closure. READ MORE

Dec 06, 2012 / 0 comments

 

'Dog Whisperer' Leads Pack Walk for Unwanted Pooches


WASHINGTON - The man they call the Dog Whisperer led thousands of Washington dog lovers and their four-legged pals on a "pack walk" Saturday to raise election-year awareness of the plight of unwanted canines. READ MORE

Oct 03, 2012 / 0 comments

 

Burmese Cats Pounce Back in Myanmar


INLE LAKE, Myanmar - They are known for their sleek good looks, alluring eyes and sunny disposition, but one group of "Burmese" are virtually unknown in modern Myanmar -- the country's namesake pedigree cats. READ MORE

Sep 11, 2012 / 0 comments

 

23 Shelties Saved From Hoarders Released to Rescues


Twenty-three Shetland Sheepdogs that had been confiscated from two separate but related residences in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY back in February have finally been released into the hands of READ MORE

Aug 21, 2012 / 0 comments

 

Keys Pilot Marks 1,000th Life Saved


A lot of time and a lot of effort goes into saving just some of the estimated 4 million dogs and cats that are euthanized in the U.S. every year. A lot of committed souls are at work, each contributing his or her talents and time to the crusade, often for the humble reward of knowing... READ MORE

Jul 20, 2012 / 1 comments

 

Little Dog With Big Mission Passes Away


Lucky, the rescued Maltese declared by the Guinness Book of World Records to be "the animal photographed with the most famous people," lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday. She lived to be about 15 years old. READ MORE

Jun 06, 2012 / 0 comments

 

Rescued Pitbulls Saved from Philippines Cull


MANILA - More than 200 pitbulls rescued from an illegal online dog-fighting operation in the Philippines were saved from a mass cull after two animal shelters agreed to care for them, rescuers said Thursday. READ MORE

Apr 05, 2012 / 2 comments

 

26th Genesis Awards


Canine and Human Celebrities Rally for the Cause of Animal Welfare   READ MORE

Apr 05, 2012 / 0 comments

 

The Will to Survive - Patrick's Story, Part 3


Where is Patrick Now?   Part 3   Now that you have read The Will to Survive — Patrick’s Story Part 1 and Part 2, we move on to the concluding segment of his tale of recovery. READ MORE

Feb 09, 2012 / 2 comments

 

The Will to Survive - Patrick's Story, Part 2


Patrick the Pit Bull’s Extraordinary Recovery from a Life of Abuse and Neglect   Part 2   The Will to Survive - Patrick's Story, Part 1 familiarized petMD readers with Patrick the Pitbull. I am so grateful that Patrick was given a second chance and was able to... READ MORE

Feb 02, 2012 / 10 comments

 

The Will to Survive - Patrick's Story, Part 1


How Physical Rehabilitation Aided Patrick the Pit Bull’s Remarkable Recovery From Abuse and Neglect   READ MORE

Jan 25, 2012 / 2 comments

 

Donor Mails 40,000 Euros in Cash to Swiss Animal Agency


GENEVA - An anonymous animal lover mailed 50,000 Swiss francs (40,000 euros) in cash to an animal protection agency to help finance a new visitors' center, the group said Tuesday. READ MORE

Jan 19, 2012 / 0 comments

 

Virtual March to Fight Rabies Stands 100,000 Dogs Strong


In one week, on January 24, approximately 100,000 virtual dogs will “march” across the Internet to deliver their message of using collars, not cruelty, in the fight against rabies. READ MORE

Jan 17, 2012 / 0 comments

 

Go Ahead And 'Foster A Lonely Pet For The Holidays'


Petfinder.com has launched their third annual Foster A Lonely Pet For The Holidays. With the mantra that everyone deserves a home for the holidays, Petfinder.com has teamed up with hundreds of shelters and rescue groups to try and find each animal housed there at least a temporary... READ MORE

Dec 15, 2011 / 0 comments

 

Web Helps Bangkok's Flood-hit Pets Find Relief


BANGKOK - When the floodwaters came up to her chin, Karuna Leuangleekpai knew she had to abandon her house on the outskirts of Bangkok. But she had no idea what to do with her seven dogs. READ MORE

Dec 07, 2011 / 0 comments

 

Watch Out For Fake Charities, Warns The Humane Society


The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has a warning for tender-hearted Americans getting into the gifting spirit of the holidays: Watch out for Internet scammers playing on your weakness for animal welfare. READ MORE

Dec 02, 2011 / 3 comments

 

PetFoodDirect.com is Looking for Your Inspirational Rescue Tales


LoLa spent the first five years of her life living in a puppy mill before she was rescued by volunteers at the National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR). There she was diagnosed with severe dental disease and was suspected of being pregnant. The NMDR immediately took her into surgery, extracted... READ MORE

Nov 30, 2011 / 0 comments

 

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