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What To Expect When You're Fos'Pecting: Finding Love as a Foster Dog Mom

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 02.09.2016 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Adopting a dog is an incredibly rewarding experience--adopting one temporarily, falling in love, then letting them go forever is a whole lot harder. ...

WATCH: Dog Missing For 72 Hours Is Found Buried Alive In Sinkhole

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | Good News

A dog who went missing for 72 hours is back in his Missouri home after he was found buried alive inside a sinkhole. Fire crews dug Lisa Van Va...

Spartacus the Short Spine Dog Finds a Home

Julie LeRoy | Posted 02.03.2016 | Good News
Julie LeRoy

Mary Beth Goosman was volunteering at her local shelter in 2010 when she met a special dog who changed her life. Watson had short spine syndrome, a ra...

Short Spine, Tall Love

Julie LeRoy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Good News
Julie LeRoy

There once was a time when I thought my dog, Cuda, was the only dog of her kind. She has short spine syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes vertebra in the spine to be compressed -- giving dogs an unusual, scrunched-up look. I recently introduced you to her and the other dogs who are thriving and living happy lives despite the condition.

Massive Search And Rescue Finds Its 'Victim' -- A Sex Doll

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.26.2016 | Weird News

All she needed was a little air. A major search and rescue operation in Cornwall, England, Monday discovered that reports of a body floating in the wa...

Emotional Dad Visits Jamie Foxx After Actor Saves Son

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment

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Dog Alerts Officer To Save Furry Friend In Trouble, Basically Turns Into Lassie

AP | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.06.2016 | Good News

It was a scene straight out of an episode of "Lassie." Police in western Massachusetts say a dog approached an officer on Tuesday barking fr...

2015: A Year Of Integrating Successfully

Azzedine Downes | Posted 12.17.2015 | Green
Azzedine Downes

This is a huge milestone in conservation, prompting me to declare 2015 the year we proved reintegration of keystone species into the wild after rescue and rehabilitation was possible. Many people, including some esteemed biologists and conservationists, claimed it couldn't be done.

Grateful Dog Plants Slobbery Kisses On Rescuer Who Saved Him

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.01.2015 | Good News

One pooch puckered up and let his rescuer know what he really thought of him.  Duke, a Belgian Malinois and his owner Edward Emmerich, who are ho...

Elephants Are Better Than Humans, And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.01.2015 | Weird News

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Bald Eagle Poses For Selfie With Brothers After Rescue

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.28.2015 | Weird News

A bald eagle was freed from a hunting trap by two brothers in Canada and posed for an incredible selfie before flying away. Neil and Michael Fletcher ...

'Two Trees in Jerusalem' by Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen, A Review

Noam Schimmel | Posted 11.13.2015 | Religion
Noam Schimmel

Two Trees in Jerusalem, which has now been translated into English and is newly available in the United States, is a deeply personal, intimate memoir by a German woman, Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen, recalling her childhood years in Germany during World War 2 and the Holocaust, and her parents' highly exceptional actions in protecting and rescuing Jews from the Nazis.

Helpless Cat Found Chained And Padlocked In The Woods

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green

If someone hadn't happened to walk by, this sweet black and white cat would likely still be chained up all alone in the woods outside of Spring, Texa...

Coast Guard Crew Travels Thousands Of Miles To Rescue 36 Stranded Fishermen

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.28.2015 | Good News

When it comes to helping those in distress, the U.S. Coast Guard will literally traverse the globe to be of assistance. Case and point: When 36 f...

PEAK - Ep.5

Spottoon | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

'We are the rescue rangers!' Yun with his crew faces a life-threatening journey as they are assigned to the mountain police rescue unit at Mount Bukhan for their mandatory military service. Relying only on their bravery, their lives are now in jeopardy. Would the group be able to beat the Mother Nature in the battle to survive?

Rescue Dog Hilariously Avoids Bath Time | Posted 10.21.2015 | Good News

Not all dogs enjoy bath time like this adorable gentle giant or this fox-lookalike little dog lounging in soapy water, but bath time is extra important for rescue doggies that are hoping to get adopted.

Veteran, Girl He Rescued From Iconic Katrina Image Have Emotional Reunion

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.23.2015 | Good News

Air Force veteran Master Sgt. Michael Maroney recently made headlines after he was able to track down LeShay Brown, a girl whom he rescued d...

Piglet's Impromptu Pool Party Ends In Adorable Rescue

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.18.2015 | Good News

End of summer tip: If you're going for a dip in the pool, make sure your legs are long enough to exit said pool. Kawika Singson was working on the roo...

Rescuers Throw Children From Burning Building In China

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.17.2015 | World

Heart-stopping footage captured on Wednesday shows children being thrown out of a burning building in China’s Fujian province. Accordi...

That Time I Got Rescued From a Lake in Colorado

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 09.14.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

Since arriving in Colorado a month ago I have been desperate to hike to a lake, a stunning crystal clear mountain lake. I had pictured myself stripping naked with good friends or new friends and throwing ourselves into the lake waterfalls squealing like children under the sun.

People With Disabilities Left Behind During Katrina Tell Their Stories

Jordan Melograna | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Jordan Melograna

What you probably won't hear about very much in the coverage looking back at Katrina is the enormous impact this disaster had on people with disabilities. They, too, were disproportionately affected, but just not because of Mother Nature.

Excerpt: The Coast Guard's First Rescue

David Helvarg | Posted 08.26.2015 | Books
David Helvarg

The following is excerpted from my book: Rescue Warriors - The U.S. Coast Guard America's Forgotten Heroes (now in paperback). Friday, August 26, 20...

'Strange Looking' Pup Finds The Perfect Family

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green

When Lisa first arrived at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) in Milpitas, California, she was, as shelter staff put it, "unusual-looking." ...

Rescued Baby Elephant Keeps Her Life, But Loses Her Family

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 08.17.2015 | Green

A baby elephant who fell into a steep-sided watering hole in Africa was determined not to die....

Kid Is Having A Whole Lotta Trouble Getting This Kitten 'Situation' Under Control

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.14.2015 | Good News

This kid has a cat-tastrophe on his hands! Or so he thinks.  A video shared on YouTube features a boy named Ryder from Cedar Falls...