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  • Ten amazing before-and-after pet-recovery pictures

    Ten amazing before-and-after pet-recovery pictures

    Pictures of almost a dozen remarkable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens who were neglected or abused and made remarkable recoveries with before-and-after images.

  • What makes a great dog park?

    What makes a great dog park?

    Humans think they know what canines want in a dog park, but here’s a list of must-have items from Lucky, a Golden Retriever, which would compose the ultimate playground.

  • Town rallies to help rescue dogs injured in rollover crash

    Town rallies to help rescue dogs injured in rollover crash

    On July 19, animal rescue volunteer from the “Douglasville Pawlunteers” and Douglasville, Ga., resident Jonnie Craig was in the midst of transporting 14 kill-list dogs from a small Douglas County shelter to Libby’s Legacy, a no-kill dog rescue in Maine, when the unthinkable happened. As Craig entered hour 17 of the transport trip in the […]

  • One-eyed dog finds loving friend in one-eyed human

    One-eyed dog finds loving friend in one-eyed human

    Bobbi Loomis’s life changed forever when she found out that she had stage 4 skin cancer, a squamous cell carcinoma that caused her left eye to droop and lose most of its vision. Doctors initially told Bobbi her cancer was inoperable, and that the only option they could offer was to try and make her […]

  • The world’s most-photographed dog loses her battle with cancer

    The world’s most-photographed dog loses her battle with cancer

    Lucky Diamond, the Guinness Book of World Record holder for “most photographed dog with celebrities” and inspiration for shelter pet advocacy organization Animal Fair, passed away Tuesday at her home in New York City. Lucky, a Maltese, was diagnosed with terminal spleen cancer back in February 2012 and was given a survival time of three […]

  • Lucky, the dog confined to a basement for years, is returned to his owners

    Lucky, the dog confined to a basement for years, is returned to his owners

    UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF POST! It finally appeared that luck was changing for Lucky, the Seattle-area dog who spent most, if not all, of the last four years confined to a filthy basement. Neighbors say that several times a week, a man could be seen dumping food in through the sliding glass door, but the […]

  • Lucky needs our help once again

    Lucky needs our help once again

    Folks, we celebrated too soon. Lucky, the dog who lived through 8 years of severe neglect — four of which were spent locked in a basement — was finally turned over to authorities by his owner. Lucky’s advocates were hoping that officials would release the dog to a local rescue group where, in the comfort […]

  • Lucky has been locked in a basement for years — HELP FREE HIM

    Lucky has been locked in a basement for years — HELP FREE HIM

    This just in from Nancy Bartley at the Seattle Times : “A dog that’s been living in the basement of a Shoreline house for most of four years — the past two months with its owner out of town — might be closer to being freed, a spokeswoman for King County Regional Animal Services said […]

  • Sniffer dogs foil DVD pirates

    Sniffer dogs foil DVD pirates

    Almost as soon as a roll of film first whirred through a camera, dogs starting playing their part in the movies. Lassie, The Wizard Of Oz, and numerous other movies have made use of our canine friends — both as heroes and villains. Now two more dogs have been specially trained for a role in […]