Last night while the whole family was gathered together to watch a basketball game we noticed Murphy, our Cocker Spaniel, was acting strangely. I called the vet and described his behavior and she advised me to bring him in to the office. I
Even if you've never heard about a dog fight, that doesn't mean they're not happening nearby. We also can't relax simply because animal fighting is illegal. I've witnessed enough horrific crime scenes to know that animal fights can take place anywhere, and that they represent the absolute worst of human nature.
When a horse carries your child, who feels small and powerless, his very movement relaxes your child and restores control through action. And when riding his horse, your child can find a safe place of unconditional acceptance and love with his best friend and therapist... his horse.
The Northeast Animal Shelter (NEAS), based in Salem, Mass., will soon be celebrating the adoption of its 120,000th rescue animal! Northeast Animal Sh...
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...
Many think of doggy boutiques as fun places to take furry pooches to get treats, toys, or accessories, but Barkfield Road in East Northport, New York,...
A woman in Deer Park was arraigned yesterday for abandoning her lab mix after two shelters told her they currently had no room but would put her on a waiting list.
Last Week marked the passing of Andy Chernovsky. Andy was the beloved husband of Little Shelter's Volunteer President, Maryann Chernovsky.
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.
As both a ringmaster and a man, it is all at once awe-inspiring and humbling to look upon the enormity of a life such as Col. John Herriott's. A steep standard he has left, and it is well worth the ascent. In circus, we never say "goodbye," rather we say "see you down the road."
Homeowners in Regina, Saskatchewan, discovered Bruce Almighty on March 18. He was found with black electrical tape wrapped so tightly around his legs that severe tissue damage was causing infection.
Jamie McShane's mug is about to be plastered all over your Netflix screen, but you probably already recognize him because he's from Jersey, and you know, so am I.
It's taken me almost the full year and a half since our photos of Theo and Beau went viral to completely process what has transpired.
While Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island have their own vital full-service municipal shelters, Queens and the Bronx only have inadequate "animal receiving centers." These centers do not provide shelter, medical, or adoption services for homeless animals. Instead, dogs and cats brought to these centers are transported to already overtaxed shelters in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
How is it that we can believe we have the right to misuse these magnificent and wise wild creatures for the purposes of entertainment and profit, without any consideration or empathy for their wellbeing?
Mocha-Chino, a beautiful pup from New Jersey, celebrates a not so celebratory milestone this month: three years living in a dog shelter.