Dumped at 15 when her owners suddenly became ‘too busy’

UPDATE: Safe

In one of the most heartbreaking stories of the day, Belle’s family surrendered her to Carson Animal Care in California because they suddenly became “too busy.” And yes, Belle is a 15-year-old senior  … Read More

51 days in shelter and Sapphire still has no home

Her name reflects the genuine gem she is, but no one has adopted Sapphire from the San Bernardino City Shelter in California. It can not because she isn’t friendly nor pretty enough. She has been … Read More

Matted little terrier at shelter: ‘Look what humans do’

Just nine pounds and who knows how much of that weight is caused by the filthy, matted coat this frightened little terrier has been forced to live inside of while the person who promised to … Read More

And when Nino’s family moved, 10-year-old loyal pup left behind

It’s not as if there is a line at the door to adopt a senior Doberman pinscher, but Nino’s former family surrendered their loyal dog to the overcrowded Miami-Dade County Animal Services with barely a … Read More

Handsome shepherd ready to be your best friend: Adopt a shelter pup today

At Devore Animal Shelter in San Bernardino, California, Garland’s future hangs by a thread. This handsome shepherd mix is just two years old and has a full life ahead of him – that is if … Read More

Shelter’s longest resident still waits for her own family

It has been a long time since Thelma spent a night in a real home – for too long, years in fact, she has called a kennel run at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter … Read More

Abandoned dog left tied at terminal by her pink leash with a garbage bag as her bed

As busy commuters walked by, no one seemed to notice an abandoned dog left tied to a railing at the Brooklyn Atlantic Terminal train station.Betsey Just a face among the thousands of dogs frequently tossed … Read More

White shepherd abandoned with muzzle duct taped now at high kill shelter

Zuboo is another victim of animal cruelty by an unknown culprit. On August 29, the five-year-old handsome white German shepherd was found with his muzzle duct taped; he could not eat or drink. Fortunately the … Read More

Too afraid to move, young Lab at shelter ‘likely to be killed for fear’

A one-year-old frightened Labrador retriever has no concept of what a  brief shelter stay in the overcrowded Downey Animal Care in California  is destined to bring. She curls up in the corner of the noisy … Read More

Dog rescued after she gets her head stuck in hole

In the San Martin area of Peru, a local stray Labrador retriever found herself in a rather precarious position while searching for food; oops – her head became stuck in a hole, reports the Daily Read More