Dog has been at shelter for 6 years found running after her owners after being dumped

In Orland, California, Missy has been waiting for a home for six years at the Town and County Humane Society. Sadly, she had been dumped by her owner on the side of the road; … Read More

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

UPDATE: Adopted

“My family and I adopted our bear last week and he is doing great! He’s a big snuggly bear, his name fits him perfect,” posted Tommie Bear’s new mom.

In Houston, Texas, Tommie … Read More

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