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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...

Abandoned Dog Helps Save The Lives Of 10 Sick Puppies And Their Mother

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.16.2015 | Good News

Hero the dog has truly earned his name. An abandoned dog led animal rescuers to a litter of 10 sick puppies and their mother in Dallas, Texas, las...

What They Should Have Told Me Before I Rescued My Pit Bull

Ashley Gulla | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green
Ashley Gulla

They said, "He's strong, about 67 pounds, and he's a puller but with some training he'll be great." Okay, I thought. Easy enough. But what they should have told me was something entirely different. What they should have told me was this: This is an adventure. Welcome to the best years of your life.

12 Pets of Christmas: Those Who Need Homes

Kate Kelly | Posted 02.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Kate Kelly

Michelson Found Animals in Los Angeles has dedicated Christmas 2014 to honoring the "underdogs" and cats that are often overlooked in the adoption process.

Donors Come To The Rescue Of Pet Shelter At Risk Of Christmas Eviction

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.19.2014 | Good News

It’s got all the makings of a holiday miracle. Just a week ago, things looked bleak for Cache Creek Animal Rescue, a no-kill, not-for-profit anim...

This Man Just Flew His 3,000th At-Risk Animal To Safety And A Better Life

Associated Press | Tamara Lush | Posted 12.17.2014 | Good News

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A black and white French Bulldog named Reggie became a milestone for retired businessman Jeff Bennett. The squirmy canine beca...

'Hero Of The Year' Reunites Soldiers With Stray Dogs They Befriended Overseas

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact

Pen Farthing believes war creates strong bonds between those who experience it together -- but they don't both have to be human. On Sunday, CNN re...

Adopt Don't Shop: An Exclusive Interview With Rescue Dogs Little Miss Lexi and Pumpkin

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Little Miss Lexi and her sister, Pumpkin, are spokes-pups for Posh Pets Rescue in NYC, and they want you to consider adopting special needs and senior rescue dogs before hitting the pet shop.

This Yorkie Who Nursed Two Abandoned Kittens As Her Own Remind Us Love Has No Limits

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.14.2014 | Good News

This pooch proves that you don't have to be blood related to demonstrate a mother's love. Robyn Arouty, a photographer from Houston, received a ca...

These Two Lemurs Really, Really Love To Lick Lollipops

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green

These two ring-tailed lemurs have quite the sweet tooth. Mort and Miss Stewart -- who both reside at the Center for Animal Research and Education (...

'Smiling' Bat Wants You To Know She Really Loves Her New Life

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

Bad circumstances may have led to Peekaboo living at a Texas bat sanctuary, but she seems pretty thrilled with how things have turned out. "We beli...

Abandoned Dog Found Drenched In Motor Oil Just Needs A Bit Of Love, Support To Clean Up Real Nice

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News

When this 2-year-old pup was found, he was in awful condition -- he had large patches of missing fur and was covered in motor oil. But after some much...

Last Dog Standing At Adoption Event Finds A Home

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.06.2014 | Good News

This orphaned pup finally found a home. Madeline, an adorable pit bull whose former owner fell ill, was the last dog standing at an adoption event...

This Ugly Duckling Blossomed Into A Beaut Thanks To A Stranger Who Wouldn't Give Up On Him

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.30.2014 | Good News

Meet Goose, an adorable waterfowl who is clearly one lucky duck. Goose's owner, Oliver Roberts, found the little guy trying to hatch out of his sh...

This Rescued Calf Couldn't Be Happier With His New Prosthetics Which Let Him Walk And Play

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News

HOUSTON (AP) -- Hot and tired from a three-hour drive inside a trailer behind a pickup truck, the 600-pound English Charolais calf was content to lay ...

Short Films Capture 'How Absolutely Amazing Rescued Pets Are'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.14.2014 | Good News

Do you and your rescue pets share the greatest love story never told? A pair of New York-based animal lovers -- filmmaker and cat enthusiast Emily...

Photographer Asks People From All 50 States Why They Rescued An Animal. These Are Their Anwers

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.12.2014 | Good News

Theron Humphrey knows shelter animals are first-rate companions. He wants you to know this, too. "I don't want to see sad dogs in sad cages with sa...

Muttbombing Is The Hilarious New Instagram Craze That's Also Helping Shelter Dogs

Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News

People, it's time to start taking more selfies... But only if you're willing to be muttbombed! This may sound ridiculous, but bear with us -- "m...

Megan Griffo

How Single Photographs Are Saving The Lives Of Shelter Animals Across The Country | Megan Griffo | Posted 02.21.2014 | Good News

A terrified dog walks into a rescue shelter. He's dirty, disoriented and unsure of what's about to happen. A person he doesn't know stands over him wi...

Arin Greenwood

Meet Gator, The Pit Bull Who Just Got A Second Chance At Life | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

When Gator the pit bull was taken from an Oklahoma animal shelter at the end of January, he weighed just 27 pounds. "A dog his size should've weigh...

Sir Stuffington, The Pirate Kitten, Is About To Plunder Your Heart

Posted 09.24.2013 | Good News

This is Sir Stuffington. He's a one-eyed kitten, and sometimes he dresses like a pirate. It's true, he's out to get your gold -- but it's for a good c...

Giving Animals a Voice on Facebook

Marissa Ionno | Posted 05.26.2013 | Good News
Marissa Ionno

It's amazing what clicking a "share" button can do. All my life I knew I was going to do animal rescue, but because of the success of my Facebook page, The TAILS Network, my path has been truly altered.

Emptying the Shelters: A Reachable Goal

Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M | Posted 01.14.2013 | San Francisco
Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M

How would any of our newly elected politicians answer the question, "What would you do for the lives and welfare of companion animals?" Who is digging down to the root of social problems like animal abandonment?

What Sandy Did for New York City's Shelter Animals

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Anna Jane Grossman

The fact is, when it comes to pets in this city, we are in a constant state of emergency. Euthanasia is a fate faced by about a third of the animals that make it into New York's Animal Care Control.

Linus's Heart Has Healed -- Now He Needs a Home

Phyllis Taiano | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
Phyllis Taiano

I looked over at him and realized how brave he really is. He had no idea where he was heading and what he was about to endure, and yet he sat there trusting this human who he had barely known for three weeks.