Tag: dogs

Sweet Dog Has Been Waiting 3 Years In Shelter For A Family

0 Comment

All Chubbs wants is a family.   For more than three years, the hound mix has lived in an animal shelter, waiting for an adopter to choose him.  Credit: Rona Distenfeld In March 2016, when Chubbs was just 1 year old, he ended up at Austin Pets Alive! (APA) in Texas.  “Chubbs has been at […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Barking Bird Insists He’s Exactly Like His Guard Dog Brothers

0 Comment

Meet Peanut — a cockatoo facing a bit of an identity crisis. When Peanut joined Frances Kent’s family 19 years ago, he was just an impressionable chick eager to fit in. His dog siblings quickly taught him the ropes and it didn’t take long for Peanut to begin to mimic the language and behavior of […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Wild Dog Figures Out Perfect Way To Trick Hungry Lion

0 Comment

A wild lioness who thought she’d scored her next meal had quite a surprise coming her way.  The lioness was stalking through Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park when she spotted a pack of African wild dogs who had just managed to score a meal themselves, according to Kruger Sightings. The pack of dogs had just finished […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Dog Found Tangled Up In His Leash With The Saddest Note

0 Comment

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Pup Snuggles Up To Hear All The Nice Things Her Foster Mom Has To Say

0 Comment

A 2-year-old pit bull named Karlyn has transformed into one happy-go-lucky dog — and now she just needs a forever home to complete her story. Credit: Fran Alexay Not long ago, this super smiley pit bull was once too afraid to look people in the eye. No matter how much people tried to dress her […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Mailman Fulfills The Final Wish Of A Dog On His Route Who Passed Away

0 Comment

Gretchen the German shepherd may have recently passed away — but she found the perfect person to ensure her loving legacy lives on. When the Cimino family, from Texas, adopted Gretchen as a rescue in 2013, it was evident that she had experienced little love in her life up to that point. “She was pretty […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Dogs Rescued From Crowded Home Can’t Stop Smiling At Rescuers

0 Comment

After some neighbors expressed concerns, local police asked the RSPCA to check out a home in Hull, England, where it was suspected that many dogs were living in unsuitable conditions. Jilly Dickinson, an inspector with the RSPCA, went out to the home — and was absolutely shocked by what she found.  “The environment was not […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Man And His Dog Leap Into Water To Save Pups Trapped In Icy Lake

0 Comment

Since meeting one another last year, Timofey Yuriev and his faithful dog Kira have been inseparable companions. Indeed, the happy duo do just about everything together. And that includes saving lives. Credit: Timofey Yuriev Last Saturday, Yuriev, his wife and Kira headed out for a sunset stroll around an ice-covered lake near their home in New York. It’s […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Beer Can On Side Of Road Had Someone Strange Stuck Inside It

0 Comment

Whoever tossed an empty Bud Light can onto the side of a road in Florida probably had no idea it would be at the center of some very dramatic moments. Just the other day, Rosa Fond, president of an animal rescue organization called Humans and Animals United (HAU), was on her way home from an animal shelter, […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Hundreds Of ‘Extra’ Sled Dogs Are Being Secretly Killed, Ex-Employee Says

0 Comment

After a trek through the forest at night, the group of people finally reached the spot they’d all been told about. Brushing off mounds of the packed earth, the group started to dig where the soil had clearly been disturbed before. After a few minutes, they stepped back to shine their flashlights into the shallow […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,