Gracious old street dog nearly killed by flesh eating worms

A gracious old street dog, who regularly roamed a rural area of India where poverty abounds and many local residents barely have enough food for themselves, the dying pooch took refuge in the corner of … Read More

Dumped senior shepherd having rough time with life at shelter

Rockie is a sweet dumped senior shepherd having a very rough time at the shelter after his family surrendered him at a time when he needed them most. For 11-years, Rockie was part of the … Read More

12-year-old neglected poodle: No one came to find her

Poor little Betty – a 12-year-old neglected poodle, found as a stray in heartbreaking condition; her once beautiful apricot and tan coat in a mass of tangles and her face in pure disarray and filth. … Read More

Owner no longer able to care for pooch who understands Romanian

Not every animal surrender is a willful act of neglect, cruelty or indifference. Sadly Vayder’s elderly owner was no longer able to care for him. The Malinois mix, who understands Romanian, is stressed living in … Read More

Blind dog and his seeing-eye friend heartlessly dumped at high kill shelter

One doesn’t have to be rich to love and care for their dogs. Sadly, it’s very difficult to comprehend how two bonded senior dogs could be surrendered to the high kill San Bernardino Shelter in … Read More

Left to fend for himself: 14-year-old Pom’s days are numbered

What must tiny Bailey be thinking? Picked  up as a stray on October 15 and brought to the Riverside Animal Shelter in California, the 14-year-old Pom’s days are numbered if he is not rescued this … Read More

Promised a lifetime of care, 12-year-old ‘min-pin’ too old to love

Aged to perfection, a well-behaved miniature Pinscher named Tess spent 12 years with her family. Promised a lifetime of love and care, what could have prepared a blind and nearly deaf senior to be unceremoniously … Read More

Seeing eye Collie comforts her blind terrier friend at shelter

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best friends River and Daisy lend each other emotional and physical comfort after having had the worst experiences of their lives just a few months ago. Now the bonded pair are ready … Read More

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


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