Skip to main content
PetMD Editorial
Aug 21,2012

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 Tri-State Sheltie Rescue. Animal hoarders Kolja Sustic, 64, and Pat Lim, 63, are under investigation for… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 06,2012

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. Lucky was photographed with 363 celebrities according to Guinness, including… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 05,2012

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. Thirty-three dogs weakened by wounds, dehydration and poor nutrition or showing overly… Read More

Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ
Apr 05,2012

Canine and Human Celebrities Rally for the Cause of Animal Welfare Celebrities of the two and four-legged variety converged at the Beverly Hilton for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) 26th Genesis Awards ceremony. In this annual star studded, red carpet event, HSUS recognizes and pays… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 15,2011

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 home for… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 07,2011

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. Through Facebook, she heard about a flood evacuation shelter for pets run by veterinary student volunteers in… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 02,2011

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. During the holiday season, new websites tend to pop up promising to rescue animals… Read More