Photos: A Beautiful Story of Two Emaciated Dogs Transformed by Love


Emmy and Oscar went from scared and starving to happy and healthy in just a few weeks.
Photos via Trio Animal Foundation

A wonderful article on The Dodo tells the story of Oscar and Emmy, two dogs who were found in an abandoned Chicago building two months ago. According to folks at Trio Animal. . .

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Petfinder: Parvo Puppy ICU


How would you feel about sharing a room with this funny-looking guy?
Photo by Austin Pets Alive!

Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious, life-threatening disease. With many of the symptoms of flu in humans, puppies and young dogs who have not been vaccinated are most highly at risk. And if catching this nasty bug wasn’t bad enough, the most common treatment for puppies in shelters is euthanasia. No wonder the little fella above looks none too happy….

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Owner and Dog Bond Over Prosthetic Legs

Maja Kazazic is a survivor, having lived through a bomb blast in her native Bosnia, as well as the infection that ultimately took part of her leg. And for that reason, she was drawn to the story. . .

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Petfinder: Some Dogs Just Need a Job


Pepper being charming
Photo by Catahoula Rescue of New England

Pepper is a little Blue Heeler who was lucky enough to be saved by the kindness of the Catahoula Rescue of New England with some help from an Orvis Customer Matching Grant to the Petfinder Foundation.

It was the night before Pepper was to be put down at a rural shelter in Louisiana when the good folks at Catahoula learned of his plight….

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New Dog-Adoption Service Makes Matches By Personality


Elizabeth Holms, Paws like Me co-founder and CEO explains the matching process.
Photo via orlandosentinel.com

Computer-dating services have been around since the 1960s, and the premise was simple: feed a bunch of personality traits, wants, needs, and hopes into the machine, and it will match you. . .

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