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How Our Pit Bull Helped Me Get Through My Grief

Ariane Le Chevallier | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News
Ariane Le Chevallier

It wasn't until we went through the loss of our pregnancy that Max showed his true colors. We were a mess. Weeks went by as we mourned the loss of what could have been. Max sensed it. He sat in between us as we cried, licked our tears away, took us on walks and helped us heal in ways we could have never imagined.

3 Life Lessons We Could All Learn From Eddie the Terrible's Adoption Transformation

Finnegan Dowling | Posted 08.12.2015 | Green
Finnegan Dowling

Eddie the Terrible was a small dog like many other beloved, quirky, owned pets. But in the context of a shelter? It is with great joy that we inform you that Eddie The Terrible really has undergone a total identity change to become Teddy The Beloved.

The Magic of Fostering a Dog

Cesar Millan | Posted 08.13.2015 | Good News
Cesar Millan

Fostering isn't just good for the dog -- it can do wonders for the human as well! A dog needs daily exercise, and that helps us to get up, get out of the house, and experience simplicity.

This Woman Comforts Shelter Dogs By Reading Them Children's Books

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

For one day a week, nearly every week since her dog died more than a year and a half ago, Sandy Barbabella has dropped in on the Western Pen...

Puppy With Skin Infection Rescued From Euthanization, Makes Stunning Recovery

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.04.2015 | Good News

This sweet pup named Kristy is now looking more like the beauty queen she was always destined to be, thanks to one rescue organization. ...

Rescue Video Reminds Us That Senior Dogs Deserve Love Too

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Good News

  A rescue video of a senior dog named Rudolph reminds us of the joys of adopting older animals. Eldad Hagar, co-founder of the animal ...

Woman Wrestles Gator To Save Dog: 'Dumbest, Bravest Thing I Have Ever Done'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.23.2015 | Weird News

An Inverness, Florida, woman risked her life by taking on an alligator that was trying to eat her dog, Hope. "It was the dumbest, bravest th...

These Dogs Were Scheduled To Die. But A Hug Changed Everything

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.22.2015 | Good News

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Old Shelter Dogs Will Spend Their Last Years In Loving Homes Thanks To This Incredible Program

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.21.2015 | Good News

  Mariesa Hughes recently drove from her home in upstate New York to Virginia to collect seven elderly, mostly quite ill shelter dogs who had b...

Rabbit The Pawless Poodle Struts His Stuff With New Prosthetics

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.20.2015 | Good News

  Rabbit the poodle may have been born without any paws, but thanks to loving caretakers and modern technology he doesn't have to be pu...

Dogs (and Cats) Without Borders: Frontier Animal Society

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 07.16.2015 | Green
Elizabeth Abbott

The Frontier Animal Society in Quebec's Eastern Townships was selling my book to raise money, and I was invited to speak about the healing power of dogs. But before the event, I wanted to visit the shelter I'd heard so much about for so many years.

Rescue Of Adorable Pit Bull Puppies From Under California House Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News

  Video captures the moment a mother pit bull and her litter were rescued from under a house in California. In the video above, watch a...

Dog Found Missing Part Of His Nose, Covered In Matted Hair Gets Fresh Start

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.10.2015 | Good News

This deserving pooch looks like a whole new pup thanks to a committed rescue group. Kansas City Animal Control found Harry, a neglected chow chow,...

Dylan the Dog and His Man Aki Steal Mrs. Sizzle's Heart and Noe DeWitt Was There to Capture It

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

The best part about being well-known as a crazy dog lady is receiving emails from friends about gorgeous rescue animals - and their even hotter owners!

Shinola Asked Mrs. Sizzle What a Hero Looked Like and by Hero I Mean Dog

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

Sugar Baby is a Redtick Coonhound WHO NEEDS YOU! She's very sweet girl but she can be a bit timid as loud noises and quick movements do startle her.

Chinese Woman Buys 100 Dogs To Save Them From Meat Festival

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News

A retired school teacher and animal advocate saved the lives of 100 dogs on Saturday after she paid about $1,100 to save them from an annual dog meat ...

Father's Day Dog Rescue Saves Three Pups -- And Their Dad

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News

Who doesn't love carbs? Especially Noodle, Macaroni, Ravioli and Wonton -- the names given to three puppies and their father that were recently res...

Judge And Her Blind Rescue Pug Are Practically Inseparable

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Good News

When Mikey the pug arrived at the Michigan Humane Society in November, he was suffering from demodectic mange and glaucoma. The latter condition had l...

How She Does It: The Making of Sophie Gamand's Flower Power Series

This Dog's Life | Posted 07.01.2015 | Green
This Dog's Life

Hundreds upon hundreds of synthetic flower petal crowns travel with Gamand on her shelter trips to ensure she finds the right look for each dog.

The Wonderful Moment A Rescuer Wins The Heart Of A Terrified Homeless Dog

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News

Little Oakley just needed someone to believe in her. In this heartwarming video, watch as so-called “dog whisperer” Eldad Hagar manages to win...

It's a Dog's Life at Slobberfest

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Elizabeth Abbott

More than a million people attend Slobberfests all over North America - from Lynchburg, Virginia, Erie, Pennsylvania, Redmond, Washington and Rochester, Minnesota, to Toronto, Ontario, to name just a few of them.

Jessica Schulberg

New Bill Would Bring Retired War Dogs Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1966, Ron Aiello and his German shepherd, Stormy, became one of the first 30 soldier-dog pairs to be deployed to fight in the Vietnam...

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...