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Dog Rescued From Meat Market Lost All 4 Paws, But Not Her Spirit

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.22.2016 | Good News

Despite hard times, this dog never stopped wagging her tail. After two months in a veterinary clinic in Seoul, South Korea, a 2-year-old golden retrie...

A Closer Look At The Cruelty Of Extreme Dog Breeding

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 01.07.2016 | Green

Every once in awhile you come across something so special, you can't even wrap your head around it....

Couple's Neglect Of Dog Is Simply Painful And Disgusting

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.03.2015 | Green

Good dogs suffer when owners do absolutely nothing....

Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Duct-Taping Dog's Mouth

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green

Police in North Carolina have charged a woman with animal cruelty after pictures of her dog muzzled with duct tape appeared on social media....

Woman Who Flung Puppy Out Of Car Goes To Jail

Hudson Hongo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green

A year after she flung a 3-month-old puppy from a car window, cracking the tiny dog's skull and damaging her brain, Alsu Ivanchenko made no attempt to...

Dog Rescued From Slaughterhouse Can Pick His Own Toy Now

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green

Weeks after being rescued from an illegal slaughterhouse operation, perhaps best described as hell on earth, this sweet young pit bull is finally lear...

Facebook Post Saved This Abandoned Pup's Life

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green

Never underestimate the power of animal lovers working together to help victims of cruelty....

Dogs Left To Die In Empty House Still Wag Their Tails

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.16.2015 | Green

The men and women of Guardians of Rescue are used to saving dogs from terrible situations....

Abused Dog With Severed Leg Has A Beautiful Heart (Graphic Photo)

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.09.2015 | Green

By the time Kayla was rescued, she'd cruelly had her leg cut off with a knife, and her eye poked out. But even though she came to her rescuers in abso...

Severely Abused Dog Saved By Facebook Post

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green

When Barry the dog was discovered in a Hong Kong neighborhood early Saturday morning, she was hovering near death. Bleeding and whimpering, with a swo...

Social Media Saved This Little Pup's Life

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.02.2015 | Green

It can be hard to take anything on social media too seriously these days, but in this case, doing so may have saved a life....

Adorable Retriever Gets To Pick Her Own Toy For The First Time

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.29.2015 | Green

There's a first time for everything — and in Roo's case, it's knowing that she's loved....

GRAPHIC: Cruel 'Dog Spinning' Ritual Exposed

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.13.2015 | Green

This just in: An update in the world of bizarre, awful and ridiculous ways of treating animals. Dog spinning....

Mother Dog Caught Up In Rope Refuses Give Up On Her Puppy

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.10.2015 | Green

This mother dog was scared, hurt and alone. But she refused to give up on her only puppy....

Hundreds Of Unwanted Pets Dumped On 'Dead Dog Beach'

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.04.2015 | Green

A dog with a broken leg and pellet wound in his neck limps along a beach, helpless, wondering if he will ever be safe again. This poor pup has been ab...

Police Officer Caught On Video Hitting And Kicking K-9

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green

A video that shows what appears to be a police officer whipping and kicking his K9 partner has the police scrambling to find out what went wrong....

An Open Letter to the Man Who Smacked His Dog

Nicole Wilde | Posted 06.11.2016 | Green
Nicole Wilde

Look, I know what it's like to be really irritated with your dog. If we're being honest, most dog owners do. But how about using good management by keeping him closer to you, and better yet, teaching him what you expect?

Watch A Self-Described 'Despicable' Pet-Care Company Owner Kick Dog In Elevator

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.28.2015 | Crime

A Chicago man has shut down his pet-care company after a video of him kicking an animal surfaced this week. Jon Steinholt was the owner of Alone At...

Andy Campbell

Rescue Center Takes In Alarming Number Of Dogs With Broken Jaws

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.09.2015 | Crime

Man's best friend can sometimes see man's worst behavior. A canine rescue center in California has taken in three dogs with broken jaws since Octob...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

Think You Love Your Dog? Think Again

Trish Mitchell | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Trish Mitchell

This is a rant. Saw a post on a Facebook dog page, supposedly humorous, where a woman laughingly described how her dog was completely neurotic, anxio...

Shocking Video Of Dog Beating Leads To Arrests: Cops (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

A Louisiana dog owner was arrested after video surfaced of him allegedly brutally beating his pit bull, Tiger, after the dog made a mess of the trash....

Honor The Dog Slammed, Punched In GRAPHIC VIDEO

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.04.2014 | Crime

Two Missouri teens were charged with animal abuse after video surfaced of a graphic attack on a dog named Honor. The Facebook video -- posted last ...

Puppy Fed Bleach Suffers Chemical Burns

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.19.2014 | Crime

A puppy in Kansas that animal rescue workers are saying was fed bleach and suffers chemical burns is recovering after surgery Monday. Unleashed Pet...

(DISTURBING VIDEO) Teen Charged After Allegedly Smacking Puppy

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime

A young Louisiana teen has been charged with animal cruelty after video surfaced of him allegedly smacking a puppy across the face and head. Video ...