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These Illustrations Perfectly Depict How You Feel When You Rescue A Dog

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Rescuing a dog from an animal shelter is a life changing experience. From the moment you find each other, there is a tidal wave of emotions including a bit of apprehension about what’s to come. Opening your home and heart to a being who may have had a rough start sometimes leads to a shaky […]

Dog Found Tangled Up In His Leash With The Saddest Note

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Staffers at the Villalobos Rescue Center (VRC) were met with a heartbreaking sight when they arrived for work last month. Tied to a fence on the New Orleans-based rescue’s property was a young pit bull. The nervous dog cowered in fear as the staffers approached. They could see that his leg had become wrapped up in […]

Given Ultimatum – ‘It’s Me Or The Dogs’ – Dog Rescuer Ends 25-Year Marriage With Her Husband

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Liz Haslam’s life has always revolved around dogs. Growing up, her mother bred West Highland Terriers, and her father owned an animal food business. As she got older, she knew her home wouldn’t be complete without the sound of paws padding down the hall, and she eventually found her passion working with rescue dogs. Unfortunately, […]

Nightmare Zoo Keeps Thousands Of Animals In Tiny Dark Cages

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When the crowds of excited tourists go home, the animals spend day in and day out behind bars. From orangutans and chimps to elephants and tigers, the desperate animals are not only lonely, but quite literally living in darkness. This is the life of an animal at Samut Prakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Thailand. […]

Shy Kitten Comes Back to Rescuer Who Was Kind to Her, and Decides to Accept His Help

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A very shy kitty showed up in a feral colony in New York. A man offered her food, and she decided to come back. Flatbush Cats Will Zweigart, founder of Flatbush Cats, a TNR (trap-neuter-return) rescue in Brooklyn, was out caring for community cats (all spayed and neutered) when he noticed a new face. A […]

How to Build a Screech-Owl Nest Box

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This article has been adapted from the Audubon Birdhouse Book by Margaret A. Barker and Elissa Wolfson. You can also download a printable PDF of the instructions here. Their small size, excellent camouflage, unfussy nesting habits, and varied diet make Eastern and Western Screech-Owls successful survivors. The eastern birds adjust well to human presence. In fact, suburbs may […]

Sooty Tern Vomit Tells a Worrisome Story

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On a speck of land in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Jim Reynolds wades through hundreds of nesting seabirds, ready to collect some vomit. The Sooty Terns sit tight on their eggs, eyeing the invader weaving through their Ascension Island colony as he reaches down and scoops up an incubating tern to wrap a […]

Worker Saw Cat Jump Out of Truck and Later Discovered Kittens Inside

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An employee heard kittens’ cries coming from one of their trucks and discovered a litter inside, out of reach. Alley Cat Rescue Cameron (CJ) Russell, an employee from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) in Maryland, arrived at a job site yesterday. When he opened the access area on the truck where the ladder is […]

Sundowners Syndrome In Dogs: Is Your Senior Dog Suffering At Night?

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Does your senior dog seem confused or restless in the evening? Maybe she paces the floor or clings to your side as night approaches? These symptoms may be signs of sundowners syndrome. The condition was first seen in patients with dementia when caregivers noticed worsening confusion and irritability after sunset. While there is no cure, […]

People Are Having A Very Tough Time Finding The Big Cat In This Photo

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Who would have guessed that one of the most striking animals on the planet would be so difficult to spot? Recently, wildlife photographer Saurabh Desai posted a photo he’d snapped in the Spiti Valley of Northern India that’s left internet users scratching their heads. At a glance, it appears to be a simple landscape shot of […]