———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— When Roland Hendel’s property was about to burn in the recent Tubbs fire in Sonoma County, he was forced to make a last-second decision as the flames closed in. Hendel had children, two dogs and eight bottle-fed rescue goats. He was able to flee with the kids and one dog, Tessa, but the goats, […]
Each year these Australian firefighters sell calendars to benefit the Children’s Hospital Foundation. They’ve been doing it since 1993 in that time they’ve raised more than $2.3 million for the foundation, as well as the Westmead Children’s Hospital’s burn unit! This year, their 25th anniversary year, $1 from every calendar sold in the United States will […]
King and Rita Sue were two of many dogs rescued by the Humane Society of the United States from an organized dog fighting ring late last year. While most of their fellow rescues’ causes were quickly taken up by rescues around the country, King and Rita Sue were continually passed over. Why? Age, breed and […]
Chi Chi was found dumped in the trash, her legs tied together, so badly injured that all four needed amputations. But she never lost her will to walk. Or love. And now, not only does she has the most amazing love-filled home, she’s headed into a field where she can help people in her community.
WARNING: THE ABOVE VIDEO IS GOING TO MAKE YOU ANGRY But please, hold your rage. Because despite what you see, the story has a happy ending. The Dallas Marshall’s Office, in an attempt to crack down on dog abandonment in one of the city’s worst areas for such offenses, installed a camera to catch folks […]
———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— No chocolate for you, Floof. But we will give you all the dog treats you can carry. Happy Halloween, everyone!
Saved from euthanasia in 2013, Nana’s journey has been a long one that led from abuse to the most wonderful forever home! You can follow her on the above Facebook link, or here, on Instagram. And while you enjoy this video from the Dodo, remember that October is ADOPT-A-SHELTER-PET MONTH! Consider sharing your life — and enriching it! — […]
———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— When Jack Weaver and his brother-in law, Patrick Widen returned home after a ferocious wildfire destroyed their Northern California neighborhood, they were blown away by the smoke and devastation. However, a ray of light was there to greet them. Miraculously, the family’s lovely 9-year-old Bernese mountain dog, Izzy, was there at the home site, […]
———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Members of the Coast Guard on a training exercise ended up in a rescue situation yesterday when a crew in a helicopter spotted a small dog being swept out to sea. The dog, believed to be a cock-a-poo, was swimming in the waters off the Moray Coast of Scotland. Those in the helicopter kept […]