When you go into icy waters after your dog, you are putting your own life at risk. You are also putting your dog in more danger and endangering the lives of rescuers. Here’s why you should never go into the water after your dog, and what you should do, instead.
A happy story comes to us from Thailand where a dog was rescued by workers on an ocean oil rig some 135 miles off the country’s southern coast. How did the dog get there? Where did he come from? Why was he swimming so far from shore? It’s all a mystery.
Firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians are the first on the scene to help when needed. But their concern for the well-being of others doesn’t stop at humans.
Brandon Turnbow, a singer and motorcyclist, saw a dog being abused and thrown in a ditch. He picked the dog up and made him part of his family.
A mama Greyhound with a broken leg showed up in a market in Spain. After treating her legs, vets followed her for two miles to an abandoned car to find ten puppies.
She was taken for immediate medical attention. After 5 weeks of love and treatment for mange, she is hardly recognizable.
A backyard breeder couldn’t sell Picasso, so he gave him to a shelter. A rescue group took the dog, and now he has hundreds of interested adopters.
Ashley the Pit Bull was found in a crack house starving and covered in cigarette burns. Now she’s the official firehouse dog for a fire department in New York City.
Animal control officers responded to a call of a dog running loose and found another pup tethered to a tree unable to reach food or water. The dogs have become best friends at the shelter.
An officer who suffers from PTSD turned his life around when he got a service dog. Now he’s started a program to help other first responders with PTSD.
A mama dog and her 14 two-day-old puppies were rescued from a Florida dumping ground after they hid beneath a house for protection. They’re all safe and together now.
Rescuers were in store for a special delivery of adorableness.
Kara was a street dog when the city pound found her. She had spent 4 years in a kennel when Howl Of A Dog Found her. Watch the video to see before and after her heartwarming rescue!
Dylan was about to lose more than his ear to flesh eating maggots. Watch his incredible rescue to how happy Dylan is today!
A small terrier dog and her 2 newborn puppies, were left in an ice box, on the hood of a car in a grocery story parking lot. Mama is not in good shape at first…
Animal Aid Unlimited, India got a call about a dog with a blow to the head. She was disoriented and unable to stand when workers found her.
The stray went back to his life on the streets, but every time she was in town, he seemed to know. He would find her at her hotel and stay by her side as much as possible.
Trapped in the blackness for 5 days. You’ve got to see this amazing rescue that involves a lot of teamwork and a great big crane!
He disappeared weeks before, trying to escape the sound of fireworks. His family had been searching for him and he most likely would have died alone in the mountains if it weren’t for a few compassionate people.
A shelter in Egypt had to trick the dog’s owner, who abused her and broke her jaw, into thinking she was dead so they could send her to America to get treatment and find a forever home.
Rescuers from Hope For Paws coordinated an effort with the LAFD to hoist the big dog up and out of the river. The dog was reunited with his family afterwards.