Thailand is filled with abandoned pets, but a grassroots effort is beginning to take shape to help these abandoned animals.
This is the miraculous story of "Maruko," a dog who survived under the rubble of her house for 11 days with no food or water after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. But that was just the beginning of a long, hard 6-month journey for this dog.
Within the last 18 months, our Animal Rescue Team, including our staff at Humane Society International in Canada, has put a stop to some horrible abuses of dogs at several large-scale puppy breeding facilities in Quebec.
Caring for and finding homes for animals with nowhere else to go is what we do at the Washington Animal Rescue League. Some people might think that this is a lot to go through for the sake of some animals nobody wanted.
Six long weeks ago our dachshund Jack passed away. After the tears and the emotions of loss, I came to my characteristic conclusion that it was time to make lemonade of life's latest crop of low-down lemons.
Many of the cats have become quite playful, which tells me they are ready to be placed in homes where they can get the individualized attention they so richly deserve.
One of the major obstacles to our efforts to save the city's homeless animals is that the city cuts the budget of the city's shelter system virtually every year.
5:30 AM or so, the pain begins. A heavy pressure, an unexpected weight, making it hard to breathe; laborious, must work to fill my lungs against the pressure pushing down on my chest. What awful malady am I suffering?
"Wishing, waiting, and hoping -- that's the language of victims," Cathy asserts. "Those are all passive words. They're not active. If you want things to happen in your life, you have to get moving."
What if the U.S. government wanted your dog to enlist in the military? That's exactly the request that went out in 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor.
Not spared from the Joplin disaster were the animals of the community, many of whom were left homeless by the tornado and in need of shelter.
Winter Vacation and Light N Easy are thoroughbred mares. They moved to new homes recently. Winter's transition was uncomplicated, while Light N Easy's sojourn was fraught.
My dog has been the number one biggest contributor to moving my body every day -- rain, shine, sleet or snow.
It's probably not surprising that some of the most popular charities among kids are those that assist animals. Here are five such organizations.
This past week, the ASPCA's forensic team collected and documented evidence of animal cruelty at the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in Alachua County, Flo...
"People and animals face so many uncertainties when they are experiencing a disaster. It is crucial that others who can help, do help."