animal rescue stories

A Home For Hard Luck Dogs And Cats

“The big misconception out there is that a blind horse or a deaf dog can’t have a good quality of life,” says Marker. “But the animals here are among the happiest you could ever meet.”

by DogTime
May 25th, 2017

Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue

DogTime is thrilled to support Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue, recipient of a DogTime Media donation as chosen by Petties winner Carol Bryant. How did your organization get started?In June 2010, three individuals who had previously volunteered for other rescue organizations joined forces to found GCCSR. We did so with a commitment to the training/rehabilitation […]

by DogTime
November 21st, 2011

Safe Haven for Animals rescue

DogTime and CatTime are thrilled to support Safe Haven for Animals, recipient of a DogTime Media donation as chosen by Petties winner Kate Benjamin.How did your organization get started?The story of Safe Haven for Animals, Inc. began in 2004, when a small group of dedicated animal lovers decided to try to make a dent in […]

by DogTime
November 14th, 2011

Camp Cocker Rescue

DogTime is thrilled to support Camp Cocker Rescue, recipient of a DogTime Media donation as chosen by Petties winner, Carol Bryant.How did your organization get started?Founder, Cathy Stanley, was inspired to start a rescue group after returning from volunteering with animal rescue efforts after Hurricane Katrina. We were inspired to focus on Cocker Rescue because […]

by DogTime
November 7th, 2011

All About Animals rescue organization

DogTime and CatTime are thrilled to support All About Animals, recipient of a DogTime Media donation as chosen by Petties winner Kate Benjamin.How did your organization get started?We began in October 2010 as a group of animal lovers that wanted to make a difference in Maricopa County. Our motto is “Compassion In Action.”What is your […]

by DogTime
November 4th, 2011

Tuesdays with stories: hope for shelter dogs

Dispatch from the Santa Fe Humane Society, February 8, 2011At a municipal animal facility, sometimes a simple story of hope can be hard to come by. I’m counting on this first Shelter Dispatch of 2011 to turn into just that, though for the moment, it’s only achy observation on a snowy Tuesday night…This afternoon in […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011

Farm Sanctuary supports bill to ban factory farming abuse

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and ViewsFarm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, supports the introduction of a bipartisan state bill that would prevent some of the most cruel and inhumane confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts.The bill, named the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, introduced by Rep. Jason M. […]

by DogTime
February 10th, 2011

Homeward Bound Pet Rescue

Dogtime salutes Georgia’s Homeward Bound Pet Rescue of Gilmer County. How did your organization get started?Our organization started 10 years ago with three women and $250.00 in a bank account. It started by them just fostering strays and has grown into us having a shelter and finding homes for about 500 animals a year.What is […]

by DogTime
February 25th, 2010

Baseball legend Tony La Russa’s true passion: animal rescue

When the time comes to memorialize Tony La Russa, they’ll say he’s one of the greats. He leads a team of talented professionals — some of the best around — and to many, he’s a hero. I just hope that history won’t forget his contributions to the world of baseball as well.You see, Tony La […]

by DogTime
February 18th, 2010

S.A.F.E. Animal Haven

Dogtime salutes North Carolina’s S.A.F.E. Animal Haven.How did your organization get started? S.A.F.E. Animal Haven started about five years ago when a group of friends who had met through rescue efforts joined forces and had the same vision for the plight of homeless animals. Many of us were involved in other rescues or trying to […]

by DogTime
January 6th, 2010

A home for disabled animals and a story of Faith

Dogtime’s Road to Rescue program salutes Georgia’s Hightower Farm and Animal Sanctuary.How did your organization get started? I started bringing home lost and injured animals when I was just a child. In 2002 my husband and I purchased 4 acres just outside of Atlanta so we could have more space for our growing menagerie. In […]

by DogTime
August 31st, 2009
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