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Meet 17 Huge Rescue Dogs Who Are Just Looking For A Little Love

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green

You may be aware of a dog named Hulk, who, at some 175 pounds, has been billed as the world's largest pit bull. But you might not be aware of why ...

This Is Chewy. He And 50 Other Amazing Animals Need A Home.

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green

This little teddy bear of a dog had a loving home for the first 9 years of his life, but Chewy's situation changed and his family could no longer keep...

I on Beauty: Chapter 8 - Living Better with Pets

Irene Michaels | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

I have been a pet owner my entire life. My pets are my children, friends, and most definitely my biggest fans. My life wouldn't be the same without them, and most likely, neither would my health.

Kids Get Governor To Increase Penalties For Animal Abuse. This Is How Government Should Work

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.05.2014 | Good News

The youth of today! They're pretty great for animals, if what just happened in Illinois is any indication. Three third-graders from the Chicago sub...

Una Is Deaf And Tilts When She Walks. She'll Make A Great Pet.

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green

Una the dog was probably born deaf. The tilt in her walk is newer, likely from being hit in the head. Despite the congenital problems and the ones tha...

These Shelter Pets Have Been Waiting A Really Long Time For Someone To Take Them Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green

Why has Steve, a friendly, three-year-old mutt, spent nearly his whole life in a shelter? How about Cherry, the potbellied pig? Or Maxie the cat, whos...

This Old Dog Needs A New Home -- And So Do 74 Of His Friends!

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green

This handsome guy is Sir Sean Connery. He's eight years old and was found in a kill shelter in Alabama, where he'd been surrendered for getting older....

These 55 Pit Bulls Might Lick You To Death

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

About a year ago, the city animal shelter in Nashville, Tenn., reversed a longstanding policy of not adopting out the many pit bulls and pit bull-type...

LOOK: These Giant Dogs Are Looking For Homes!

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green

"The bigger the dog, the larger the heart," says Dante Dasaro of the Detroit Dog Rescue. "Generally speaking, our larger dogs are better family dogs, ...

PHOTOS: PAWS Rescues More Pets Abandoned In Oklahoma Tornado

Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

For a second time this year, no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago has returned to the Windy City with rescue pets from tornado-torn Oklahoma. Over the week...

PHOTOS: 76 Pets Rescued In Aftermath Of Oklahoma Tornado

Posted 05.25.2013 | Chicago

Thanks to PAWS Chicago, the lives of 76 pets (51 dogs and 25 cats) have have been rescued from tornado-torn Oklahoma. Volunteers with the no-kill ...

PAWS Chicago Rescuing 75 Homeless Pets From Oklahoma

Posted 05.24.2013 | Chicago

No-kill animal shelter PAWS Chicago set off Friday on their rescue mission that will transfer 75 pets from Oklahoma to Chicago in the wake of the deva...