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How Badass Senior Dog Steve McQueen Spent His Retirement

Sara Alize Cross | Posted 05.22.2015 | Green
Sara Alize Cross

On Nov 9, 2013, Steve McQueen passed away peacefully in his dog bed at home in Staten Island. Two years before, he sat waiting to be killed in a con...

Dying Dog Thrown In Garbage Is Unrecognizable Now

The Dodo | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

For a while it wasn't clear if Phoenix would even have a future: The little gray dog was found thrown in the trash back in March, barely clinging to l...

Jane Goodall, Rusty and Me

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 05.14.2015 | Green
Elizabeth Abbott

Jane Goodall had no experience with chimpanzees before she set out on her lifetime's mission of studying them and advocating for them, but she was wel...

Open Letter for Taking Care of My Crazy Rescue Dog

Renate Cunneen | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
Renate Cunneen

Rescue a dog as messed up as mine and soon you will think you are doing pretty damn good in comparison. Its the hardest thing I have ever done but by far the most rewarding.

Blind Dogs Are Getting A Second Chance Thanks To This Simple Device

The Huffington Post | Alexa Liacko | Posted 04.21.2015 | Good News

One woman’s desire to help her 12-year-old blind poodle inspired her to create a device that protects vision-impaired dogs. Now, the device is b...

Firefighters Come To The Rescue When Puppy Falls 50 Feet Down Old Well Casing

The Associated Press | Posted 04.09.2015 | Good News

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A puppy in California apparently is doing OK after he fell about 50 feet down an old well casing and was rescued by firefighter...

Pilots Donate Time, Fuel To Fly Dogs Facing Euthanasia To Rescue Shelters

The Associated Press | Sue Manning | Posted 04.09.2015 | Good News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For some dogs, a chance at the good life takes off when the pilots do. Thousands of pooches facing euthanasia — some just ho...

Woman Saves Pregnant Dog

Rescue Idiot | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Rescue Idiot

Beth Stenberg, of Idaho Falls became a true legendary rescue hero on Feb. 9, when she spotted a stray dog lying in a patch of grass. Sensing somethin...

Thayer Gowdy Was a Cat Lady Who Has Gone to the Dogs

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 04.06.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

I have known Thayer Gowdy for years and watched her transform herself from a great producer of print into a fabulous photographer. Thayer shared th...

Abandoned Pit Bull Nurses Newborn Kitten, Treats Her 'As Her Own'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News

Two very different animals have found comfort in one another. A worker from animal rescue group Dallas Dog RR came across an abandoned pit bull on...

Madrid Becomes a No-Kill City Saving Homeless Dogs

Rescue Idiot | Posted 05.26.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

March 12, 2015, will be a day that goes down in history for animal lovers in Madrid! The Madrid Assembly passed a bill banning the "slaughter of stray animals." This new law will make abandonment and euthanasia of homeless dogs illegal in Spain's capital.

8 Essential Steps to Bringing a New Dog into the Home

Cesar Millan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green
Cesar Millan

In order to have a well-balanced dog, we have to teach her the house rules, and set boundaries and limitations from the get-go. The message you send your dog the moment she enters your home for the first time is critical, because it immediately establishes the ground rules in your dog's mind.

57 Canines Rescued From Dog Meat Farm Are Brought To US To Be 'Treasured' In Forever Homes

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.25.2015 | Good News

Dozens of dogs who were destined for a sad fate are now getting a new beginning. Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI), along wit...

My Cousin, Crazy Sexy Kris Carr and Her Amazing Dogs Lola and Buddy

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

One of my biggest mentors, both with cancer advice and with rescue admiration, is my cousin Kris. She is a cancer thriver, and wellness warrior, not to mention, compassionate and informative also

This Puppy Was Thrown Into A Canal. His Recovery Will Give You Hope

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

Doctors said it was a “miracle” that Jordan was alive. The puppy was “brutalized and thrown 30 feet” into a water-filled canal, then left ther...

Senior Rescue Beagle Knows the Key to Happiness

Sara Alize Cross | Posted 05.18.2015 | Green
Sara Alize Cross

Obviously I had known she wouldn't last forever, but before this I thought we had a few more years together. It was a rough few months, coming to terms with her imminent mortality.

Marnie The Derpy Dog Is Here To Help You Shop For Office Supplies

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy

Home office need to be restocked? Marnie the derpy dog is on it. The famous rescued shih tzu is done derping with her dog sidekick, and she'd b...

This Dog Was Rescued From A Sewer Tunnel. Within Hours, He Was Transformed

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.06.2015 | Good News

A terrified and malnourished dog named Bitty was recently rescued from a sewer tunnel. Within hours, he was unrecognizable. Annie Hart, founder of ...

Isaac Mizrahi Only Loves Handsome Rescue Dogs and Mrs. Sizzle Went to Have a Playdate

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 05.02.2015 | Style
Suzanne Donaldson

I have known this man for decades -- not close like "besties" but rather kindred spirits of sorts. I always knew Isaac was a dog person, but when I learned that the two dogs he owns and loves were rescues, I was relentless. I mean RELENTLESS.

Dog Who Was Homeless For 10 Years Moves Into A Warm, Loving Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.27.2015 | Good News

Donations are pouring in to make sure that a dog who spent the last decade outside in a New York City park will never want for anything, ever again. ...

The Heartwarming Rescue Of A Homeless Senior Dog Will Give You All The Feels

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.24.2015 | Good News

A video capturing the heartwarming rescue of an abandoned senior dog is reminding us this week of the power of second chances. Before his rescue, M...

Dog Protects Pal Struck by Car

Rescue Idiot | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Rescue Idiot

A dog was injured by a car in southeast D.C. Wednesday. His canine friend was uninjured but refused to leave his best friend's side, staring at oncoming traffic and never wandering more than a few feet from his injured companion.

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Dog From Icy Waters

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green

The morning meeting at the Frankfort Coast Guard station in Michigan was interrupted on Tuesday when someone noticed a dog plunge into the icy waters ...

Why I Love the Go Daddy Puppy Commercial

Karen Dawn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Karen Dawn

Finally an ad that shows the truth about breeding. Animal advocates are protesting this? They should have produced it.

Dachshund Born Without Front Legs Gets Wheelchair

Rescue Idiot | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

Bubbles the dachshund was born without her two front legs, so her owners took it upon themselves to give her the opportunity to walk and play like never before.