Tag Archives: dog rescue

Limo Driver Saves a Little Dog on Brooklyn Bridge


Written by: Phil Monahan

The little dog’s life was surely in danger, as he ran through traffic on the bridge.
Photo by Garrick Quinones via ABC News

A limousine driver who saw a dog loose in traffic on New York City’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge didn’t take the stereotypical Manhattanite approach–Don’t get involved! Instead, he showed real. . .

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Man Works to Free More than 1,000 Dogs from Chinese Dog-Meat Industry


Written by: Phil Monahan

Marc Ching poses with dogs destined for the slaughterhouse, who will now get a second chance.
Photo ANIMALHOPEANDWELLNESS/INSTAGRAM via mashable.com

American activist Marc Ching, of The Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation, is currently in China, working to rescue dogs destined to be slaughtered for the annual. . .

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A Dog Named Sido and the Birth of the No-Kill Movement


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sido shares a smooch with her main protector, no-kill advocate Richard Avanzino.
Photo courtesy Richard Avanzino, via cbsnews.com

A wonderful story on the CBS News website recalls an important story from 1980, focused on the life of a Collie-Sheep Dog mix named Sido. When her owner, Mary Murphy, passed away, the. . .

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The Wonderful Life of a Former Slaughterhouse Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

The woman who rescued Tiger saved his life, and then she made sure that life would be happy.
Photo via The Dodo

As the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival goes on in Yulin, China–click here to help stop it–let’s focus instead on a wonderful story about a dog who was rescued from such a horrible fate and now. . .

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UPDATE: Freeway Frida, Who Survived for Weeks in a Highway Median, is Adopted!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Officer Coelho fell in love with Frida’s big, brown eyes.
Photo via thedodo.com

Back in May, we posted the story of Freeway Frida, who eluded capture for five weeks in a brushy median area of a California highway. When she was finally caught and brought to a veterinary. . .

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Hero Cop Adopts Pup He Rescued from a Septic Drain


Written by: Phil Monahan

Police Officers heard a dog whimpering and discovered a puppy who had fallen into a collapsed septic drain.
Photo via St. Lucie Country Sheriff’s Office Facebook page

Few things are as stinky as a dog who has been stuck in a septic drain, but Fort Pierce, Florida, police officers could not resist the sweet face of the puppy they rescued last week. The cops. . .

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