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South Korea Court Rules That Killing Dogs for Meat Is Illegal

A South Korean court has made a landmark decision that deals a serious blow to the dog meat industry.   READ MORE

Jun 22, 2018 / 0 comments


Elementary Students Help Make Tiny Bog Turtle the State Reptile of New Jersey

While we have all heard about the various state animals within the US, it can actually get way more specific than just one animal. READ MORE

Jun 21, 2018 / 0 comments


How a Stolen Piece of Pizza Led to the Rescue of Puppies

When a group of friends in East Palo Alto, California, stopped to share a pizza, they did not expect a four-legged guest to sneak a piece.   READ MORE

Jun 13, 2018 / 0 comments


Kenny Chesney’s Foundation Brings Rescued Dogs to Florida for a Second Chance

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Kenny Chesney started his foundation, Love for Love City, to help provide relief for those affected by th READ MORE

May 30, 2018 / 0 comments


Vietnam War Veterans Unveil Military Dog Memorial

On June 2, 2018, The Highground Veterans Memorial Park in Neillsville, Wisconsin will be holding the “2018 Military Working Dog Tri READ MORE

May 29, 2018 / 0 comments


BLM Creates 'Online Corral' to Help Americans Connect With Adoptable Wild Horses and Burros

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the launch of the Wild Horse and Burro “Online Corral.” READ MORE

May 21, 2018 / 0 comments


12 Puppies Rescued From Chernobyl Head to the US to Start a New Life

On April 26, 1986, a power surge sparked an explosion in Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, leading to one of the worst nuclear accidents in world history—the Chernobyl disaster. READ MORE

May 17, 2018 / 0 comments


Miniature Horse Helps Lift Spirits at Akron Children’s Hospital

Willie Nelson, a miniature horse, made his first visit to the Akron Children’s Hospital this past week. READ MORE

May 10, 2018 / 0 comments


The Newest Exhibit at the Oregon Zoo Includes a Catio With Adoptable Cats

The Oregon Zoo has opened a new exhibit that’s unlike anything most zoo-goers have seen before. It highlights some really amazing felines, but not the big cats most people are expecting. READ MORE

May 03, 2018 / 0 comments


Deaf, Partially Blind Dog Helps Rescue 3-Year-Old Missing Girl

Max, a partially blind dog who is also deaf, stayed with a 3-year-old missing girl named Aurora, and later led rescuers to her after she spent close to 15 hours in the Australian bushland. READ MORE

Apr 26, 2018 / 0 comments


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

Nov 28, 2016 / 0 comments


Special Ops Pooch Inspires Military Dog Adoptions

Dogs have often been lauded throughout history for their heroic efforts, and Cairo, the canine that READ MORE

May 11, 2015 / 1 comments


Dog Found Paralyzed on Thai Beach Given New Life in Canada

When Canadian model Meagan Penman was traveling in Thailand this summer, she didn’t expect to go home with a dog. READ MORE

Dec 05, 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, prior to the Olympics, several people have stepped up to help, including a Ru 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