There goes a saying, "every dog has its day," but today there are 16 lucky pups in the spotlight. Petfinder Foundation announces the winners of the My...
A total of 500 pets found their forever homes during HLN's "The Big Rescue", a week long campaign dedicated to raising awareness of pet shelter causes and encouraging pet rescue adoptions.
Dylan Parkinson reached out to Esther's Army back in September. Her dilemma? Dylan had been working at a farm in the state of Washington that raises pigs for slaughter. Her heart was touched deeply by the friendship she struck up with one of the pigs she cared for.
I did one of the hardest things ever two years ago around this time as the colorful autumn leaves were making their final fall, I said goodbye to my d...
As difficult as the issues are surrounding the cheetah trade, knowing that I, myself, have witnessed in Ethiopia the arrival of these poor babies, scared and far from home, it was inspiring to see all of these disparate players in one room.
These poor creatures are entangled in a system where their fate is determined by financial viability rather than an undeniable right to exist. For many animals, the sand is flowing quickly and unimpeded. However, there is hope.
This coming February, Austin will celebrate its five-year anniversary of being America's largest no kill city, saving more than 90 percent of its homeless animals since 2011. We're looking forward to the next five years, with the hope of taking the lessons we've learned to help other cities towns save more lives.
Vincent Flouret, A Parisian fashion photographer, went to Los Angeles for a bit of warm air and wonder. What he found were the engaging faces of many dogs looking to be adopted and decided to spend time helping them with a better chance of finding homes through his photography.
Throughout Pit Bull Awareness Month this past October, a war of words was waged between various groups online about the best way to protect pit bulls from abuse.
Last winter, with my heart still broken from divorce, I fell in love. And no, I wasn't trying online dating, though it was a match made through socia...
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.
Beyond their incredible ability to let things go, dogs seem to have a way of understanding us. They see how we stress over the small stuff, but they never do.
Shelters are stressful environments full of strange noises and smells. All of that can be overstimulating for a dog, causing them to act out in ways that they might not normally. Your new foster is going to need quiet time in your house. Basically, the dog needs to CHILL OUT.
Feral or behaviorally challenged, barn cats are used to living primarily outside. Kitties like these cannot be adopted as--and do not want to be--traditional pets. As a result, they are often first to be euthanized at local animal control facilities.
I came to love these girls as my own fur kids, and I'd like to think they love me back the same way as their human. Considering all things, I was at the very least an upgrade from their last human pseudo mom, who would get annoyed with them and lock them in the garage.
Hank did all the regular cat stuff that us cat owners love - he was cute, funny, friendly, a bit of a mean drunk on catnip, cuddly, loving, loyal, and rarely aloof. But more than that all, Hank saved lives.