Dog rescued from icy water turns to help rescuer out of pond

“Bri” is one lucky dog. The crew from South Metro Fire Rescue saved the adorable pup from the icy waters of a pond, in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday. The crew from Firehouse 34 were quick … Read More

K-9 Officer Jake sniffed ‘ecstasy’ on cruise ship inspection and fell ill

Drug sniffing dog, K-9 Officer Jake, a three-year-old Golden retriever, with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was rushed to a veterinary hospital after being exposed to “ecstasy” and amphetamines on Wednesday while inspecting the luggage … Read More

9 filthy, matted dogs dumped in West Des Moines shelter parking lot

In West DesMoines, Iowa, a man was videoed leaving 9 filthy, matted dogs in the shelter parking lot at Furry Friends Refuge. The dogs were so severely matted, they couldn’t walk.

According to the social … Read More

Update: Owner of abandoned dog left with note at Delaware shelter comes forward

A Delaware shelter caring for an abandoned dog who was found with a note explaining that her owner became homeless and could no longer care for her announced on Wednesday that the skinny dog’s owner … Read More

Never give up: Animal advocates refused to let dog suffer from abject neglect

In Salisbury, North Carolina, animal advocates refused to let a dog suffer from horrible neglect.  Never give up! On Sunday morning, photos of the dog were posted on social media. The emaciated dog, lying on … Read More

Dog owner horrified after seeing her dog left on hot tarmac at Sydney airport

A dog owner from Sydney was horrified after spotting her dog sitting in a cage on the hot tarmac at a Sydney airport. The dog’s owner, Lucy Shearer, had been told by Virgin Australia that … Read More

Postal worker caught on camera using pepper spray on dogs behind fence

A postal worker for the United States Postal Service has been caught on camera using pepper spray on a family’s three dogs in Dallas. The dogs were behind a reinforced fence and posed no threat  … Read More

California bans sale of puppy-mill dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores

In a landmark California bill, starting January 1, pet stores will be prohibited from selling puppy-mill dogs, cats and rabbits. In addition to the ban, sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell and supported by the an … Read More

French bulldog died on hot tarmac waiting to be loaded at Sydney airport

A devastated family arrived at the airport in Sydney after Christmas to find out their pet French bulldog had died on the hot tarmac while waiting to be loaded onto a Virgin Australia flight. Kristina … Read More

Two-year-old neglected doberman failed by humans but not for long

On Saturday, a two-year-old neglected doberman arrived at a Texas animal shelter in horrible condition. His skin, infected, bright red and bleeding is likely the result of a serious demodex skin infection. Shelter staff have … Read More