UPDATE: Miami shelter dog Nina is not ‘too old and she won’t die soon’

Nina has been adopted. Many thanks to everyone for sharing her story. It worked! Check out this happy dog on the way to her new home.

Sadly, Nina continues to be overlooked and forgotten. With … Read More

Sir Troy: Abandoned in a cage on the streets and now sentenced to death at NYC shelter

How does a friendly, middle-aged dog with a wiggly butt in spite of his dermatological issues, dubbed Sir Troy, be abandoned in a crate and left along a residential street in Brooklyn wind up on … Read More

Alone and frozen in fear, emaciated shepherd waits for soft rescue voice

Since May 7, a 14-year-old emaciated shepherd has been frozen in fear lying quietly in a shelter cage at Downey Animal Care Center in Los Angeles. On Tuesday, shelter volunteer Sal Valdepena met Smith; the … Read More

Saddest dog: ‘Angel’ neglected and dumped after 10 years

Volunteers at the Carson Animal Care Center in California tell the heartbreaking story of ten-year-old Angel who was surrendered to the shelter on February 24. Her family told the staff they were moving, and Angel … Read More

Is your heart breaking?: 14-year-old Shih Tzu Tansy needs us

Even the most stoic animal rescuers have been brought to tears at the sight of Tansy, a 14-year-old Shih Tzu brought into the Carson Animal Care Center on February 3rd. As of Tuesday, Tansy was … Read More

Update: Angry blind senior who faced the wall begins anew

Ten-year-old Luna, a blind senior Chihuahua figured out her family didn’t want her anymore.  Brought in as a stray to California’s Baldwin Park Animal Shelter on January 12, Luna had been microchipped, but when called, … Read More

Blind senior faces the wall day and night with little hope for adoption

Her name is Luna, and the blind senior Chihuahua was brought in as a stray on January 12. Lucky for Luna, she was chipped and her family was called; unlucky for Luna, her family didn’t … Read More

Owner surrenders dog ‘Darla’ with $90 and note ‘please forgive me’

When Darla’s owner had to move into a relative’s home and care for a sick family member, she had to surrender her beloved dog to the Harris County Animal Shelter. Tragically, the devoted owner had … Read More

Exhausted stray pup at Chicago shelter

On November 4, Arlo arrived at the Chicago Animal Care and Control as a stray. Perhaps that was the luckiest situation for this little lost soul who was reportedly so tired that all he wanted … Read More

Rescued from euth’ room by big-hearted shelter worker

A kind-hearted shelter worker was so moved by an 11-year-old senior pup who undoubtedly had been broken and defeated, she was rescued from the euth’ room at the last moment. Quinn now has been given … Read More