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This Handsome Pit Bull Is A Perfect Example Of Rehabilitation Gone Right

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Pit bulls get a bad reputation, but the truth is they're just like any dog -- aggressive when raised by harsh and distressing owners, but sweet as pie...

After His Owner Died, Dog Waited For A Year Hoping He'd Return. Now The Pup Has A 2nd Chance

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.15.2014 | Good News

Prepare yourselves for some teary paw-spiration. This latest video from Eldad Hagar, the founder of animal rescue organization Hope for Paws, illus...

Deaf, Formerly Mistreated Pup Is So Happy In New Home He Wags His Tail In Delight As He Sleeps

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.15.2014 | Good News

When Frank was a puppy, his future did not seem very promising. According to owner Rafael Borges' video description, when he adopted the dog, Fran...

This Abandoned Dog With Dreadlocks Gets Rescued And Receives Lots Of Love

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.24.2014 | Good News

Hope for Paws is at again. The animal rescue organization, which made waves last year when one of their videos exploded onto the Internet, has cont...

WATCH: Puppy Rescued From Well By Daring Man

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.18.2014 | Good News

Just in the nick of time! Animal Aid Unlimited, an organization that runs an animal hospital and shelter in India, recently received a call on its ...

Police Officer Dives Into Lake To Rescue Dog From Submerged Truck

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

Police officers aren't just here to protect and serve humans. Whether it's a family of ducks in need or a dog trapped neck-deep in mud, these brave me...

This Abandoned Pit Bull Lost An Eye, But She Never Lost Her Heart

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Good News

She was abandoned, half-blind and starving to death; but thanks to the dedication of a group of good Samaritans, one brave pit bull is getting another...

This Man Has Driven More Than 1 Million Miles To Save The Lives Of 2,000 Dogs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.23.2014 | Good News

Everyone likes a road trip. Especially the nearly 80 dogs whose lives Greg Mahle saves every time he embarks on one. Twice a month for the past dec...

This 9-Year-Old Built A Nonprofit, No-Kill Animal Shelter Out Of His Garage To Help Stray Animals

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.15.2014 | Good News

Ken, 9, has grown up dreaming about someday having a shelter to help the stray animals that live near his home, but he never dreamed he could reach hi...

This Rescue Dog Will Show You Exactly What Happy Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.29.2014 | Good News

When Eldad Hagar goes on a mission to rescue a homeless dog, it's usually quite a challenge. Often abandoned by their owners and sometimes the victims...

Pup With Disability Was Abandoned. Now Dozens Of People Are Vying To Take Him In

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News

There was love in the air this past Valentine's Day when Ruff Start Rescue found a 3-month-old hound puppy abandoned in a snowbank in Minneapolis, Yah...

WATCH: Dog Rescued After Plunge From 200-Foot Cliff

Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

Firefighters rescued a trapped pit bull on Sunday afternoon after she fell down a 200-foot-high cliff in Northern California. Video from San Franc...

Rescue Puppy Saves Owner's Life By Alerting Her To Gas Leak

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.28.2014 | Good News

A heroic dog from Indiana saved his family from a potential disaster by sniffing out a gas leak, according to Fox 59. Erin Cramer from Shelbyville,...

Dog Stuck On Cliff Happy To Have Helicopter Rescue

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A rescue worker dangling from a helicopter plucked a stranded dog from a Northern California seaside cliff. The Sonoma Co...

Elderly Couple 'Sick With No Money' Reunited With Beloved Dog They Were Forced To Give Up

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact

One California couple was convinced they would never see their beloved Dachshund again. But they were in for quite the surprise. When the couple co...

This Rescue Dog Is A Major Aquarium's Surprising New Star

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.28.2014 | Green

You'd better up your game, dolphins, because a quartet of rescue dogs at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium might just be stealing your spotlight. Earlier th...

Megan Griffo

How Single Photographs Are Saving The Lives Of Shelter Animals Across The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Megan Griffo | Posted 02.21.2014 | Good News

A terrified dog walks into a rescue shelter. He's dirty, disoriented and unsure of what's about to happen. A person he doesn't know stands over him wi...

These 26 Mixed-Up Mutts Prove Pedigree Can't Trump The Pure Charm Of An Underdog

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.18.2014 | Good News

Mutts have long been slighted by the pet industry in favor of glitzier, pricier purebred pooches. For some of these pups, not having purebred cachet c...

Protecting Your Pets Paws This Winter

Rescue Idiot | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York
Rescue Idiot

Most aren't aware and even I wasn't before joining Little Shelter, most ice melt is toxic to animals. I've seen my dogs and others on walks this winte...

From the Streets of LA to 90210; The Real Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Julia Orr | Posted 03.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Orr

Against all odds, the life of a 9lb Chihuahua-mix dog called Anastasia changed dramatically, from living on the streets of LA with a homeless girl, to a Beverly Hills mansion.

WATCH: The 'Infuriating' Reason This Sweet Dog Was Given Up

OWN | Posted 01.28.2014 | OWN

Six years ago, former mobster-turned-animal-rescuer James Guiliani rescued a sweet dog named Rocco and placed him with a family. Back then, Guiliani m...

A Surprise Happy Ending For This Rescued Pooch

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

Buddy, a sweet little Chihuahua who's had a bit too much to eat, lives in a senior citizen's home in Brooklyn. After his owner passes away, her best f...

The Real Truth About Rescuing Dogs -- and Wolves

Nicole Wilde | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

When you bring a dog home from a shelter or adopt one from a rescue, you're doing a noble thing. You're taking a dog whose days might be numbered, a...

One Woman Spent 500 Hours To Rescue This Dog, And It Was Totally Worth It

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Kelly Lecain spent a ton of time -- 500 hours, to be exact -- trying to rescue and rehabilitate a deserted dog, but in the end she gained as much from...

WATCH: This Junkyard Dog's Luck Is About To Change

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

It's midnight in a bad neighborhood in New York City. In a dark junkyard, a sweet pug is chained to a car bumper. This lonely, cluttered mess is his "...