Owner said she was ‘vicious’ and needed to die at shelter

At the Orangeburg County Animal Control and Shelter, Star was surrendered. The terrified dog trembled and even may have understood what her owner told the staff. Her video

‘”This dog needs to be euthanized… it’s

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Loyal senior dog trusted her owner – only to be left at shelter

When a picture is worth a thousand words, Nola’s heartbreaking story has already been told. On Thursday, the scared senior arrived at St. Landry Animal Rescue. She arrived in a wire cage in the back … Read More

Dog dumped in Rubbermaid bucket and left on side of Texas road

On a lonely windy road, an emaciated dog was dumped in a blue Rubbermaid bucket off of Dowdy Ferry Road in Dallas; she is not only skinny but scared and full of mange. The remote … Read More

Family of dogs unfamiliar with human contact pulls on our heartstrings

At the Clayton County Animal Control in Ellenwood, Georgia, a family of dogs unfamiliar with human contact pulls on the heartstrings of staff and volunteers alike. The dogs arrived at the shelter on January 11, … Read More

Skinny dog spent his entire life tied to a tree until he was rescued

A skinny dog, barely noticed in central Georgia, spent the last four years tied to a tree. He was originally named Cocaine by his owners;  he weighed 25-pounds – less than half of what a … Read More

Stray Lab retriever hides in the corner and shakes at busy Texas shelter

In a short heartbreaking video, a stray Labrador retriever is shown trying his best to make himself invisible. The barking, the clanking of bowls, the laughter of children and all the strange people have quickly … Read More

Pregnant dog abandoned with wire around her stomach in vile act of cruelty

In Romania, a pregnant dog was abandoned with wire tied around her stomach, killing her unborn puppies in utero in a horrible case of animal cruelty. In Romania, dogs are often abandoned, abused; their lives … Read More

Campaign kicks off to rebuild Florida animal shelter

A new campaign is kicking off to help a Florida animal shelter. The Humane Society of Pasco County is in dire need of a new building. The Humane Society was founded in 1982 in rural … Read More

Mother dog and her 5 puppies living in muddy barrels rescued

In Roanoke, Virginia, a chained mother dog and her five puppies had been living in muddy rain barrels in the backyard of their home. The emaciated dog spent most of her energy feeding and protecting … Read More

Poor dog has been through hell and needs urgent rescue

Meet Cole; he was found as a stray, and from his appearance there is little doubt that this boy hasn’t been through hell.

According to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Placement Network, Cole … Read More