UPDATE: Parole Denied for Abuser of Caitlyn the Dog

The parole board was unanimous in its denial. When initially charged, Dodson told authorities he wrapped the dog’s snout with tape to silence her barking. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— We’ve been following the story of Caitlyn the dog since 2015 (click here for all our Caitlyn coverage!), when she was discovered wandering the streets, her face grossly swolled after enduring […]

Cane Corso Catcher! Phillies’ Cameron Rupp Adopts New Pup From The PSPCA

Lola is already sporting team merch! —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Rupp has named her Lola and she joins sister Frito, a boxer-pitbull mix, and brother Chief, an Italian mastiff, as the newest member of the family. Rupp does a lot of good work for the PSPCA, often paying dogs’ adoption fees. You can follow him (and thusly his […]

Hero Dog Protects Herd Through Tubbs Fire in Sonoma

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 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, […]

Stray Dog Crashes Wedding … And Gets Adopted!

Photo: Felipe Paludetto ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— While entertaining a wedding crasher isn’t at the top of every couple’s list, once in awhile a stranger shows up who ends up making the celebration extra sweet. Such was the case for Matheus and Marilia. The couple were saying their vows at a beautiful ceremony in São Paulo, Brazil. Although […]

Aussie Firefighters Pose With Puppies For Several Great Causes

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 […]

Texas Shelter Dog’s Winning Smile Wins The Internet!

  When Cheech arrived at the City of Waller Animal Shelter and Rescue in Waller, TX, volunteers immediately noticed his special skill. “Busy day today… we got 3 adopted over the last week and a half. And we got 3 more in today alone. At least we got this guy in, he’s super sweet and knows how […]

Smiling Suzie Q Needs You! Neglected Senior Pibble Wants A Family To Love

  Spunky Suzie Q is 10 years young, full of life and looking for someone to share it with. She’s enjoying her time with the Watauga Humane Society in Boone, NC, but life wasn’t always so easy. Suzie ended up in rescue after being seized from a neglectful home in a nearby North Carolina county. Her owner […]

Puerto Ricans Are Struggling To Flee The Island With Their Pets

Typically, airlines allow a passenger to fly with one cat or small dog in the cabin, though each airline has its own rules about the process and limits on how many pets can go on each flight. Things get more complicated when it comes to flying larger pets or multiple animals. Under normal conditions, some […]