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Rescue Animals

Short Films Capture 'How Absolutely Amazing Rescued Pets Are'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.14.2014 | Good News

Do you and your rescue pets share the greatest love story never told? A pair of New York-based animal lovers -- filmmaker and cat enthusiast Emily...

Photographer Asks People From All 50 States Why They Rescued An Animal. These Are Their Anwers

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.12.2014 | Good News

Theron Humphrey knows shelter animals are first-rate companions. He wants you to know this, too. "I don't want to see sad dogs in sad cages with sa...

Muttbombing Is The Hilarious New Instagram Craze That's Also Helping Shelter Dogs

Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News

People, it's time to start taking more selfies... But only if you're willing to be muttbombed! This may sound ridiculous, but bear with us -- "m...

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...

Arin Greenwood

Meet Gator, The Pit Bull Who Just Got A Second Chance At Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

When Gator the pit bull was taken from an Oklahoma animal shelter at the end of January, he weighed just 27 pounds. "A dog his size should've weigh...

Sir Stuffington, The Pirate Kitten, Is About To Plunder Your Heart

Posted 09.24.2013 | Good News

This is Sir Stuffington. He's a one-eyed kitten, and sometimes he dresses like a pirate. It's true, he's out to get your gold -- but it's for a good c...

Giving Animals a Voice on Facebook

Marissa Ionno | Posted 05.26.2013 | Good News
Marissa Ionno

It's amazing what clicking a "share" button can do. All my life I knew I was going to do animal rescue, but because of the success of my Facebook page, The TAILS Network, my path has been truly altered.

Emptying the Shelters: A Reachable Goal

Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M | Posted 01.14.2013 | San Francisco
Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M

How would any of our newly elected politicians answer the question, "What would you do for the lives and welfare of companion animals?" Who is digging down to the root of social problems like animal abandonment?

What Sandy Did for New York City's Shelter Animals

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Anna Jane Grossman

The fact is, when it comes to pets in this city, we are in a constant state of emergency. Euthanasia is a fate faced by about a third of the animals that make it into New York's Animal Care Control.

Linus's Heart Has Healed -- Now He Needs a Home

Phyllis Taiano | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
Phyllis Taiano

I looked over at him and realized how brave he really is. He had no idea where he was heading and what he was about to endure, and yet he sat there trusting this human who he had barely known for three weeks.

Rescue Pets And The Gay Community: A Natural Match?

John Bartlett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Gay Voices
John Bartlett

I started to think about the relationship between the gay community and rescue animals. Personally, keeping my gay identity secret for 18 years made me more empathic to the "underdogs" of society -- and there is no more heroic underdog than the shelter pet.

The Best Therapist You Ever Met

Marc Joseph | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green
Marc Joseph

October is Adopt a Pet Shelter Month, and as far as I am concerned, we should be celebrating this every month of the year.

Greening Hollywood: Enchanted Green Hallow's Eve

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Ecostation... has created an environmentally aware Haunted Fun House for kids and parents that offers an afternoon of trick-or-treating and learning about Earth's animal-kingdom inhabitants.