No time to mourn: Dog’s owner died and pup surrendered to Texas shelter

When Hank’s owner died, it seems as if the man’s family didn’t waste anytime surrendering the dog to Harris County Pets. And although we often don’t know what our dogs are thinking and how much … Read More

Houston man who choked and beat dog sentenced to prison

In Houston, Texas a man with a history of violence was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for choking and hitting a dog. Michael Wayne Johnson, 48, was arrested in October after witnesses … Read More

Senior shepherd left in a ditch, taken to shelter and now slated to die

 MILLER LEFT SHELTER yesterday with his foster mom who was actually the Good Samaritan! She took him to a pet store directly to pick his favorite treats. Thank you Midwest Animal Rescue and Services for

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Neglected dog Sam brought to shelter as owner ‘wanted him out’

In Houston, Texas, Sam was brought to the Harris County Animal Shelter by his owner on Thursday who told the staff he “wanted him out.”

“Not sure if the owner really meant kicking out since

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Update: Broken-hearted Rottweiler crushed in fear at Texas shelter

Once again we meet broken-hearted Rottweiler mix – Blanche. Brought to the shelter on Valentine’s Day, Blanche continues to be crushed with fear and still has a  difficult time coping at the shelter with the … Read More

Don’t be so quick to judge: Sam’s bucket list on his last day

On Saturday, a neighbor in the Houston, Texas area posted a photo of a dog in his backyard; the dog’s name was Sam. Tragically there was no doubt that Sam was in terrible condition, and … Read More

Stray pup defeated and scared hides in the corner and needs help

Just one-year-old, a German shepherd mix appears defeated and scared. With no hope in sight and with no understanding about what has happened to him, the young stray pup hides in the corner hoping to … Read More

Ruth, latest victim found in Houston’s Corridor of Cruelty

Dog abandonment, cruelty and dog fighting are all too common in the Houston, Texas area. One particularly bad area in northeast Houston is known as the “Corridor of Cruelty.”  This area is near a Home … Read More

Dog dubbed Archer fights for his life after impaled with an arrow

In Houston, Texas, Archer was picked up late Sunday evening after Animal Control found him with an arrow through his body. Red Collar Rescue was notified and asked if they could help.

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Good Samaritans lead spooked horse on highway to safety

In Houston, Texas, a spooked horse running down a busy highway on Monday was brought to safety by good Samaritans. While we all love horses and love to brag about their intelligence, these beautiful creatures … Read More