As Naja settles in, I start to see how the abuse has hurt him. Any quick movements make him jump; any attempts to pet his head cause him to flinch. I have my work cut out for me, as I want him to trust and feel secure.
When news of death and terror fills our minds, when a crude parody of a man threatens to become the ruler of our great nation, when things seem darkest: Then comes a pig.
Shit's kind of heavy for all of us right now, and we have a long road ahead, but I thought maybe, just maybe, you'd like five minutes of light reading about how I saved a cat and she saved me.
"I have always loved dogs because they are such great companions and never judge you," Wells says. "They will protect you with their lives and always want to please you. They love you so much and it's only fair if we help them out of sticky situations."
The reality is, not every animal will have a home tomorrow. Or the next day, or the next. They won't even all have homes next year. So I rescue. And I triumph. And my heart breaks. But most importantly... I rescue.
My time with the Dutch Animal Ambulance Amsterdam has taught me that we all have a duty to prevent or at the very least reduce the suffering of the animals around us.
The creature found abandoned in a vacant house in August 2015 was barely recognizable as a dog. He was severely ill and terrified, and when Rescue Dogs Rock founder Ginny agreed to take him on, she knew he'd face a long road to recovery.
Copyright: Animal Defenders International/Rey - as he was in a Peruvian circus There have been some truly wonderful stories of animal rescues, such...
I hope in time, they both know the freedom Jeb knows and the love Bailey Mae knows.
Last week Robert Stoetzel and I went to Animal Haven mobile until located at 200 Centre Street to photograph some of the dogs that were visiting and up for adoption while the new space is being renovated.
Ann DeVito loves dogs. So much so that she recently had a book come out called Dog Love, published by Penguin Books, that features different breeds of dogs. It inspired me to reach out to this wonderful artist to highlight dogs and inspire some new illustrations!
OK, I admit. I have a girl crush on Carolyn Murphy and it started when she sat with my dog Gus for a shoot...on a truck...my truck...for the cover o...
Once again, a letter best presented without further comment... "Dear PHS President Ken White, "I just read about your January 2003 promises to not...
What would it take to get you to spend two weeks in a room full of snakes? Jeru Greenfingers i...
My friend Christi is having a party for her dog. She asked me if she should order balloons, what the color scheme should be, and she has worked around my schedule because she wants me there.
While our historic milestone provides plenty of reasons to take pause and commemorate our past, the urgency of our cause demands that we continue to look ahead. To that end, the ASPCA is at the forefront of three relatively new areas of animal welfare concentration where the potential for saving lives is nearly limitless.