Clear the Shelters Campaign Helps Shelter Pets Find Forever Homes

By Kendall Curley | Featured on PetMD

According to the ASPCA, around 6.5 million animals pass through the doors of US animal shelters every year. And while there are approximately 3.2 million shelter animals adopted each year, there is still a very large gap between the two numbers.

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Special Needs Students Paired With Rescue Dogs Training to be Service Animals

By Samantha Schwab | Featured on PetMD

Image via Kids and Canines/Facebook

The Kids and Canines program at Tampa’s Dorothy Thomas School pairs students with special needs with service animals in training–an initiative that provides an invaluable learning experience for both the children and the dogs.

“I’ve had kids who say I hate school. . . . → Read More: Special Needs Students Paired With Rescue Dogs Training to be Service Animals

This Bulldog With A Cleft Palate Is Making A Big Difference

Article By Noa Nichol and Lani M. Odell | Featued in Modern Dog

Stanley’s unique smile is inspiring change and encouraging acceptance!

Deborah Pack is the kind of teacher we all wish we had. During her nearly two-decade-long career, Pack, who recently retired, placed enormous emphasis on teaching her . . . → Read More: This Bulldog With A Cleft Palate Is Making A Big Difference

These Furry Orphans Were Rescued From a Cooler Left on the Side of the Road

By McKinley Corbley | Article Featured on Good News Network

These abandoned babies may not have lasted much longer if they hadn’t been put into such a pristine cooler. The cooler was sitting on the side of the road in Sulphur Springs, Texas when a woman intent on taking it home with her pulled . . . → Read More: These Furry Orphans Were Rescued From a Cooler Left on the Side of the Road

Pet Stories From Around The Country

GoFundMe Most important on Howard’s bucket list: raising money to help other senior animals in need. Ailing Senior Dog Gets Happy Days

An Indiana shelter with a soft spot for seniors is making life better for a Golden Retriever with terminal cancer.

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Abandoned Dog Has Painful 3.5 Pound Tumor Removed From Neck

What was called one of the worst cases of neglect ever seen by Arizona Humane Society has now become a story of care, recovery, and hope.

According to a press release, in late September, a 6-year-old Boxer mix named Gus was rescued by Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians. He was found abandoned . . . → Read More: Abandoned Dog Has Painful 3.5 Pound Tumor Removed From Neck

Puppy Missing Two Front Legs Gets a Helpful ‘Wheelie’ Vest To Move Around

By Aly Semigran | Featured on PetMD

When a tiny stray puppy was brought to the Aurora Animal Shelter in Aurora, Colo., she was immediately evaluated by the veterinary staff. The little dog (who was just roughly a month old and a little over a pound) was born without her two front legs.

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How My Former Puppy Mill Dog Changed All of My Pet Health Assumptions

By Jane Harrell, Former Editor-In-Chief | Reviewed by Dr. Celeste Clements, DVM, DACVIM | Article & Images Featured on PetHealth

I’m the first to admit that I tend to go a little overboard for my pet’s care. After all, as a life-long animal advocate, I’ve seen too much inhumanity, too much pain, too much suffering . . . → Read More: How My Former Puppy Mill Dog Changed All of My Pet Health Assumptions

Shock the Pit Bull Learns to Walk Again Following Harrowing Accident

By Caitlin Ultimo | Featured on PetMD | Image Courtesy of PetMD

A simple Sunday evening spent grilling outside quickly turned into a pet parent’s worst nightmare for the McCulloughs of Oklahoma City this past October.

Dr. McCullough and his wife Laura walked out to the startling sight of their 10-year-old pit bull, Shock, . . . → Read More: Shock the Pit Bull Learns to Walk Again Following Harrowing Accident

Giving Thanks for Our Unsung Hero Dogs

Article Featured on PetMD | By Dr. Jennifer Coates

Some animals go above and beyond the call of duty. Recently the American Humane Association gave out their Hero Dog Awards. While all the finalists’ stories are inspiring (you can read them here), this one is my favorite.

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