6-month-old Patterdale terrier rescued moments before euth’ed

When a six-month-old Patterdale terrier tested positive for the deadly parvovirus at the Animal Care Center of New York City on Sunday, and the shelter sent out a plea for a rescue to help, not … Read More

Stray Rescue distemper outbreak kills 17 dogs

In St. Louis, the devastating news of a distemper outbreak at Stray Rescue causing the deaths of 17 dogs was announced on the organization’s Facebook page early Sunday afternoon.

According to the rescue’s founder, Randy … Read More

Urgent rescue: Sick and emaciated bulldog at open shelter

At the Miami-Dade Animal Services, a sick and emaciated bulldog is waiting for a miracle. The abuse and neglect the six-year-old dog has endured is horrifying.

A Facebook page for Samson (A1826048) can be followed … Read More

Photo of lady bugs stuck to roof of dog’s mouth goes viral

When veterinarian Lindsay Mitchell posted a photo of lady bugs stuck to the roof of a dog’s mouth, many people thought the graphic photo had been photoshopped. With more than 54,000 shares however, it wasn’t … Read More

Heartless case of neglect, yet shepherd is so forgiving

Junebug is an eight-year-old female German shepherd who suffers from a heartless case of neglect. A huge, untreated tumor hangs beneath the sweet dog’s belly, and although it even interferes with how she walks,  her … Read More

Sick and urgent: Neglected beagle dumped at Miami shelter

What has happened to Nena should not happen to any dog. The neglected beagle – just seven-years-old, now only has Friday as her deadline or she will be euthanized at the Miami-Dade Animal Services if … Read More

Florida rescue saves 73 Great Danes abandoned by owner

In Freeport, Florida, the Alaqua Animal Refuge took custody of 73 Great Danes from an alleged puppy mill operation after the owners could no longer care for the dogs.alaqua-animal-refuge-2

According to the organization’s Facebook page, … Read More

Cesar, pit bull in Staten Island held For 6 months on false Allegations

It seems BSL is continuing to rear its ugly head, not only in the controversial activities of Montreal but here in the United States as well. Dogs are being seized from their families on the … Read More

Dog falls ill after ingesting little known toxin

A dog belonging to a Gig Harbor, Washington, woman fell ill this week after ingesting a toxic plant, not commonly known to be toxic. Unbeknownst to her owner, the dog, a bull terrier named “Georgia,” … Read More

Drug offers dogs the promise of a longer life

After years of research, a drug typically given to cancer patients has shown promise that it may hold the key to a longer life for dogs.  According to Friday’s CNN, rapamycin, which was discovered decades … Read More