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Producer Michael Levitt's Cause for Paws Will Make TV History This Thanksgiving

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

When Los Angeles-based TV producer Michael Levitt isn't creating hit shows, he's driving all over greater L.A. rescuing dogs from kill shelters and placing them in loving "forever" homes. Now taking his passion one giant leap further, Levitt has created a groundbreaking TV event.

Hundreds Of Abused Dogs Have A Second Chance Thanks To This Amazing Rescue Program

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green

This is Braveheart. Her owner was arrested on felony animal cruelty charges in August 2014. At the time, Braveheart was covered in bite marks, her muz...

The Three Lives of Thomasina

Rescue Idiot | Posted 11.18.2014 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

Imagine losing your first home to one of the most devastating storms in history, Hurricane sandy when you were only a few weeks old. Now add to that l...

Homeless Dog Thanks Rescuer By Smothering Her With Kisses

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.14.2014 | Good News

Annie Hart says she's rescued hundreds of dogs over the years — dogs at “the worst moment of their lives” who are wonderfully transformed after ...

See The Powerful Moment An Abandoned Pit Bull's Life Changed Forever

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Good News

It's just dumb luck that Lucy Rockdale happened to have her camera on at the moment she met Rio the dog and turned his life around so completely. I...

Starving Puppy Found in a Garbage Can After Owner Moves Away

Rescue Idiot | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Rescue Idiot

Sanitation worker Nathan Binnie was on route in New Stanton, Pennsylvania, in front of a residence on Pine Lane. A puppy, stuffed in a garbage can. "...

Think You Love Your Dog? Think Again

Trish Mitchell | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Trish Mitchell

This is a rant. Saw a post on a Facebook dog page, supposedly humorous, where a woman laughingly described how her dog was completely neurotic, anxio...

Dog That Survived By Eating Rocks And Twigs Is Now Getting Some Much-Needed Care

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.01.2014 | Good News

This pup was saved from an impending death, and can finally enjoy the life he deserved all along. Earlier this month, Deanna Theis, 43, the assist...

Dog Saved After 150-Foot Cliff Fall, Thanks To Dedicated Rescuers And Internet Donors

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.22.2014 | Good News

"Lucky dog" doesn't even begin to cover it. After Kenny, a 2-year-old husky/shepherd mix, fell off a 150-foot cliff in Oregon's Columbia River Gorg...

Dogs Rescued From Junkyard Undergo Beautiful Transformation

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.21.2014 | Good News

Little strays Elmer and Elsie were scared and covered with motor oil when members of Hope For Paws found them alone in a Los Angeles-area junkyard. ...

Watch This Firefighter Save Dog From Fire, Revive Pup Using Human Oxygen Mask

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News

This firefighter understands that any life -- no matter the species -- is a life worth saving. Last Thursday, firefighters responded to a burning ...

Homeless Man Who Couldn't Care For His Dogs Finds Perfect Animal Lover To Give Them Proper TLC

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.10.2014 | Good News

This homeless man understands the meaning of selfless love. And Robyn Arouty, a portrait photographer and animal rescuer based in Houston, wears her a...

Hunter Rescues 20 Abandoned Puppies Found In Field

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 10.06.2014 | Green

While out on a hunting trip, a Canadian man stumbled onto a field where 20 shivering puppies had been abandoned. Greg Zubiak made the startling dis...

This Injured Dog Wouldn't Leave Her Puppies. Her Rescuers Didn't Give Up On Her.

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.29.2014 | Good News

Iris the dog was hidden deep inside bushes on the side of a busy street in Los Angeles when Hope For Paws' Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarelli discovered h...

It Takes a Village to Save a Dog

BJ Gallagher | Posted 09.24.2014 | Los Angeles
BJ Gallagher

It was her eyes that caught my attention. I don't think I've ever seen a dog whose eyes were the same color as her fur - cocoa-colored with beautiful ...

Donations Pour In For Devoted Dog Who Suffered 3rd-Degree Burns Saving Family From Fire

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.26.2014 | Good News

This is what unquestioning loyalty looks like. The Williams family of East Point, Georgia, was fast asleep Tuesday morning when their home caught f...

This Pit Bull Has A Short Spine And A Huge Smile That's Sure To Win Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green

Cuda the pit bull has a short spine, an underbite, asymmetrical paws, a sloped back, a tilted chest and a number of other afflictions. She's also diab...

Pit Bull Brothers' Visible Scars Tell Story Of Horrific Past Abuse, But Their Futures Are Bright

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.04.2014 | Good News

Odin and Rorschach are pit bull brothers who live in Arizona, where they like to do everything together: Play, hike in the desert, take adorable siest...

Resilient Dog Rescued After Being Stranded On 1,000-Ft. Cliff For A Week With No Water Or Food

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.03.2014 | Good News

After surviving a near-death experience, this lucky dog is back in his relieved owners' arms, thanks to one rescue crew. Last month, Mark and Susi...

If Anyone Deserves To Be This Happy, It's Scratchy The Pit Bull

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.29.2014 | Good News

When Ann-Marie Johnson first brought Scratchy the pit bull home, he was so skinny, so bald, and so sick, that she worried about him going beyond her y...

8 Reasons To Share The Love On National Dog Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green

It's National Dog Day, and at HuffPost Green we're celebrating all the reasons dogs really are our best friends. Where would we be without them? S...

A Rescue Pet Sees Her Best Friend

Rescue Idiot | Posted 10.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rescue Idiot

The videos online of soldiers coming home from overseas deployment after months and sometimes even years to be greeted by their pets who missed them a...

Rescue Chihuahua Gets Forever Home With Built-In BFF

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News

Crystal Coleman was an easy mark for the little 2-year-old Chihuahua mix at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington in Northern Virginia. "We had vi...

Options for Severely Aggressive Dogs

Nicole Wilde | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

For severe cases, before anything else, I recommend a veterinary exam that includes a full blood workup and a thorough physical exam to rule out any type of physiological cause for the aggression. Assuming the dog is physically sound, for those dogs at the extreme end of the aggression spectrum, options are limited.

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...