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Dog trapped under collapsed concrete floor

In Shepton Mallet, Somerset, a male dog chasing small animals wiggled himself into a precarious situation on Saturday. As he tried to burrow under the floor of the backyard shed, the concrete floor collapsed.

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Sick pup hugged and comforted by kennel mate at shelter

Shelter life for any dog is a scary experience, but not feeling well makes it even worse. A small white dog named Stardust entered the West Los Angeles Shelter on January 6. His shelter photo … Read More

Puppy got her head stuck in a spare tire

In Coachella, California, Riverside County Animal Services Officer Jose Cisneros responded to a rather unusual call on Friday about a trapped three-month-old puppy trapped in a spare tire.

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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.

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

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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

Update on Texas dog victim of severe abuse

Meet Cole; he was found as a stray, and from his appearance there was little doubt that this boy hadn’t been through hell.  Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Placement Network stated Cole needed a … 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