Tips For Decompressing Your New Rescue Dog
The time following any shelter adoption can be critical. That’s not simply because you and your dog are getting to know each other, but because those first days and weeks are laying a foundation for your new life together.
23 Pit Bulls Saved From North Carolina Dog Fighting Operation
The ASPCA and police seized 23 Pit Bull dogs from a property in North Carolina following a tip about a suspected dog fighting operation.
Scared Pit Bull Rescued From Sad Life Of Isolation [VIDEO]
Once they get him out of the bushes, his tail doesn't stop wagging.
Stray Pit Bull Hit By A Car Saved By Hope For Paws [VIDEO]
This poor pup was hit by a car. Luckily, someone called Hope For Paws and stayed with the sweet female Pit until they arrived.
6 Things Animal Control Does That Deserve Our Appreciation
Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week is the second week of April every year. Animal control officers deserve a "thank you" for keeping us and our animal friends safe.
Stop Spain’s Yearly Greyhound Holocaust: You Can Help!
If you can adopt, share a dog or contribute in any way to rescue efforts, now is the time to take a lifesaving action.
YES! Sentencing Range For Dog Fighting Increases 250%
Until now the guidelines did not reflect the seriousness with which Congress, law enforcement and the public view this barbaric activity.
Shelter Dog Helps Save Kitten From A Sewer And Still Needs Forever Home
A shelter dog named Leopard was on a walk with a volunteer when she stopped by a sewer grate with a kitten trapped inside. Deputies and volunteers freed the cat.
April 8th is Dog Fighting Awareness Day – Here Are The Tell Tale Signs of A Dog Fighting Ring Near You
Illegal and abusive dog fighting still runs rampant, but you can help by knowing the signs of a dog fighting ring. Learn what to look for if you suspect there is illegal dog fighting in your community.
10 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog
Being a dog parent can be a challenge, and your whole world will be different. But opening your life to a pup in need of a forever home is one of the most rewarding experiences.
Stray Poodle Transformed By Love [HOPE FOR PAWS VIDEO]
Hope For Paws got a message about a homeless poodle that was possibly injured.
Helen, Ray And Stevie Are Three Adorable Blind Corgis Looking For Forever Homes
Along with being blind, they've also been diagnosed with a degree of hearing impairment. The trio of pups have had to learn to rely on their senses of smell, taste and touch to navigate around, but Stewart says, "To see them playing out in our fields you really wouldn't know that they were different from any other dog -- well, aside from the occasional bump into a fence."
Dogs For Adoption: How To Find The Right Animal Shelter
If you're trying to find dogs for adoption, it can be difficult to know where to start. Finding a shelter that is honest, helpful, and diligent is important.
The ‘Dog Bowl’ Promotes Importance Of Adopting Older Dogs, Too
You may be gearing up for the Puppy Bowl, but Animal Planet will also be airing the Dog Bowl this year, an event that will give older dogs a chance to show what they can do.
The History Of Spaying And Neutering Pets
Spaying and neutering are considered part of being a responsible pet owner today, but that wasn't always true. We've made positive strides in the last few decades.
5 Things I Want My Dog To Know About Being The Runt
It your spirit that drew me to you at the shelter, and when you were old enough to be adopted, I took you in. Here's what I want you to know.
Wacku The Rescue Had Half His Face Hacked Off By A Drunken Man With A Machete
Wacku is the survivor of a horrific attack that was carried out by a drunken man with a machete. The incident has left half of this sweet dog's face and snout hacked off.
The Problem With Breeding Brachycephalic (Short-Faced) Dogs
Brachycephalic dogs are adorable. That's hard to deny, but those cute, smushed faces come at a price, and not just in terms of how much money it costs to buy a dog from a breeder.
7 Ways Adopting My Dogs Has Made Me A Better Person
Dogs teach us so much, and we can't help but be changed by their love and their goodness. Here's how adopting my dogs made me better than I was before.
Pet Friendly Hospital Allows Dogs And Cats To Visit Their Humans In The Hospital
I bet it makes the dogs and cats feel better too.