Broken-hearted Tommie Bear returned to shelter again and now he just mopes

In Houston, Texas, Tommie Bear just lies on his bed and barely acknowledges anyone passing by his shelter cage. The broken-hearted dog was returned to Harris County Pets again after just a few months.

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Blind bewildered senior German shepherd tossed away like trash

At the Clayton County Animal Shelter, volunteers try to comfort a nine-year-old blind German shepherd. Sadly, he has been at the shelter since October 8, and his time might be running out. Rocky was rescued … Read More

Adopters walk away from 7-year-old Lab because he’s ‘too old and too big’

At Miami-Dade Animal Services, a seven-year-old Labrador retriever mix named Amarillo was surrendered by his owner, and no one has come to adopt him since that very sad day. The friendly senior has been at … Read More

Dog fighting ringleader arrested and 7 dogs rescued from severe abuse

In Buffalo, New York, the ringleader of a major dog fighting operation was arrested over the weekend. Douglas Williams, 43, faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, permitting animal fighting on one’s premises and several … Read More

Mushy Mastiff came in as a stray at shelter and is now looking for love

At the Monmouth County SPCA, a “mushy Mastiff” arrived at the shelter as a stray and no one stepped up to claim him nor have there been any reports received at surrounding shelters or with … Read More

Help: ‘Less adoptable’ Magoo has been at shelter for 2 years

It’s Adopt A “Less Adoptable” Pet Week, and Mr. Magoo is headlining the news. This two-year-resident at the Humane Society of Marshall County in Benton, Kentucky sure can use the help of social media to … Read More

Senior dog’s only crime was getting old and now he’s at the shelter

At the Pasadena Animal Shelter, a senior dog’s only crime was getting old. For 11-years he was someone’s best friend, but then was kicked out into the street. When his owner was called, the woman … Read More

13-year-old Labradoodle dumped at shelter because he has arthritis

How does an owner surrender their 13-year-old Labradoodle to a shelter because the pet’s arthritis is too much upkeep? It seems the kids have all grown up and left the home, so Burt becomes disposable?… Read More

Oh No! 17-year-old shepherd surrendered by his owner on death row

At the San Antonio Animal Care Services, “Sid” was surrendered on Tuesday by his owner. The 17-year-old black German shepherd and Labrador retriever blend can be humanely euthanized at any time – there is no … Read More

Saddest 3-month-old puppy at Texas shelter needs miracle rescue

A sad and frightened three-month-old puppy curls up on his bed in a crowded, noisy Big Spring, Texas shelter. Lots of dogs come in – not enough go out through the front door. Today, will … Read More