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418 Birds, Turtles, Rabbits, Even A Skunk, Removed From Man's Home

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Crime

More than 400 animals have been recovered from a New York man’s home in a rescue mission dubbed “Operation Noah’s Ark." The raid at Gary Gruber...

Rescue Dog Helps Save Scrappy Kittens' Sight, Gains Two New BFFs

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.08.2016 | Good News

Rescue dog Jemmie has made friends for life in these stray kittens. The Shih Tzu Lhasa apso mix is not only playing mom to the scrappy little ginger c...

Falling in love with Lucy the Christmas pup

R.J. Marx | Posted 01.04.2016 | Fifty
R.J. Marx

We haven't had a lot of dogs over the years. Never more than two at a time. Our last Christmas dog was Rinaldo. It is our wont to go Christmas week ...

Abandoned Puppy Born Without Front Legs Gets An Amazing Gift

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.01.2016 | Good News

Life began cheerlessly for Daffodil the Chihuahua. She was abandoned in a cardboard box and left to fend for herself on a busy San Francisco street. S...

'When I Die, I Want to Come Back As One of Your Dogs'

Kate Ostertag | Posted 09.14.2015 | Good News
Kate Ostertag

This conjures up a whole new level of pooch-spoiling in most people's minds and I am never entirely sure the question is meant as a compliment. No matter, they are here because someone else couldn't meet their obligation to them or worse. Each one of them is adopted.

These People Do The Dirty Work That Keeps Rescue Animals Happy And Healthy

Associated Press | Sue Manning | Posted 09.26.2014 | Good News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues across the countr...

I Am a Dog: Happy Mother's Day to Rescuers

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Maggie Van Ostrand

I am Cejas the Dog. I am grateful. Dog mothers don't have to be dogs themselves. We have birth dog mothers and then we have human Dog Mothers, the beautiful, dedicated, loving volunteers at local SPCAs, city shelters, and rescue organizations.

You Said You Were Thankful.. Here's How To Show It

Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact

It’s strange how on Thanksgiving we spend so much time thinking about what we are thankful for, only to seemingly forget most of the other 364 days ...

Life Is Full of Pawsibilities: Celebrating Dogs -- Young and Old

Heather Hummel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Heather Hummel

We have even been known to FaceTime so they can see their granddogs, much to the confusion of Julie and Stephan who look quizzically at the screen when they hear the high pitched voices calling their names.

AWW: Loyal Pit Bull Puppy Acts As Seeing Eye Dog For His Blind Brother

Posted 11.18.2013 | Good News

This is what love and devotion looks like. Post by Chester County SPCA. Eight-month-old lab-pit bull mix puppies, Jeffrey and Jermaine, were f...

Someone Killed Four Kittens In Long Island

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

Workers at Riverhead Brake Service on East Main Street in Long Island uncovered a grisly scene in their backyard Tuesday morning. Four black-and-g...

Have YOU Talked To Your Pets About Condoms?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

It’s time to have ‘the talk.’ With your cat. The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals launched a spoof website for ...

LOOK: The Most Adorable Veterinarians In The Country

Posted 08.22.2013 | Good News

The cutest veterinarians in the country can be found perfecting their medical skills at the Virginia Beach SPCA in Virginia Beach, Va. The little ...

Florida College Builds Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired 'Dorms' For Cats

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.19.2013 | College

Florida Southern College is building new dorms inspired by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright ... for cats. While they won't exactly be dormitories p...

EMTs Save Starving Pit Bull Pup

Posted 12.04.2012 | Good News

When a Buffalo, N.Y., veterinary clinic reportedly refused to take in a starving puppy found shivering in its parking lot, a local EMT crew came to th...

Cases Of Dogs 'Neutered' Using Rubber Bans Greeted With Concern, Disgust From Animal Cruelty Advocates

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

Home neutering is a disturbing, dangerous and illegal trend in domestic animal care that has to stop, according to the SPCA and PETA. In Canada, th...

DOZENS Of Puppies Rescued From Cars In Ireland

Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Ireland after dozens of puppies were seized from two cars in Dublin. The Dublin Society for Preventi...

How I'm Celebrating Non-Parents Day

Melody Moezzi | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Melody Moezzi

Considering roughly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned, it makes you wonder: Why don't people give nearly as much consideration to childbearing as they do to pet adoption?

ANIMAL DUMPER? This Vet Is Accused Of Tossing Dead Pets On The Highway

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime

HARRISON, N.Y. -- A New York veterinarian has been charged with dumping 35 euthanized pets alongside a highway. The Society for the Prevention of C...

MASSIVE Cockfighting Ring Busted In Keys

Posted 05.25.2012 | Miami

During a drug bust at Rockland Key apartments on Thursday, Monroe County Sheriff investigators stumbled upon what appeared to be a massive cockfightin...

10 Household Items Your Local Animal Shelter Will Love

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The next time you uncover old and unused things while cleaning your home, consider donating them to your local animal shelter. Everyday items you migh...

New Bird Spices Is Actually A Spray Painted 'Faux Hawk', And The Judge Isn't Laughing

Posted 01.19.2012 | Weird News

A group of New Zealand birdwatchers thought that they encountered a new species -- but really, it was just a faux hawk. A Dannervirke District Cour...

Euthanizing a Loved One

Ken White | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Those of us who work in animal welfare are frequently asked to answer a question that has no answer: When is the right time to end the life of a loved animal? A lousy question, but I guess it's just part of the job.

The Stray Dogs Of Thailand And How Travel Can Help Them

Wendy Diamond | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Thailand is filled with abandoned pets, but a grassroots effort is beginning to take shape to help these abandoned animals.

New Digs for the Dogs, And Everyone Else

Ken White | Posted 11.22.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

A first of its kind in the nation, PHS/SPCA's new Center is literally a life-saving tool. A 57,600 square foot, three-story-tall life-saving tool built to care for animals in need.