UPDATE III: Charges Dropped Against Man Who Saved Dog from Hot Car


Michael Hammons will not be facing prosecution for breaking a woman’s car window to help a dog.
Photo via 11alive.com

We’ve posted several times about the case of Michael Hammons, a Desert Storm veteran who broke a car window to free a dog trapped inside on a hot day. (See here, here, and here.) The woman who owns the car demanded that police arrest Hammons, and he has been living. . .

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Video: Nearly 40 Sick Dogs Rescued from Chicago Suburb


One of the incredibly matted dogs rescued last Thursday awaits the grooming shears.
Photo by Abel Uribe, via chicagotribune.com

Last week, police responding to a well-being check at a dilapidated home in Glencoe, Illinois, made a horrifying discovery: thirty-nine dogs living in deplorable conditions. It took nine hours for. . .

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“Fospice” Gives Terminally Ill Shelter Dogs Chance at a Happy Ending


Biscuit, a hefty 13-year-old Pit Bull, found a loving home for his final days.
Photo via goodnewsnetwork.org

Here’s a beautiful story about a program that helps to find short-term forever homes for terminally ill shelter dogs, where they can live out their final days surrounded by love. Foster Dogs NYC. . .

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Video: Family and Dog Reunited After Four Years, 900 Miles


Kelly Booker, left, and his 10-year-old son Azzah, shower affection on their long lost dog, Lilly.
Photo via chicagotribune.com

Here’s a wonderful story about a lost dog found, a triumph of technology, a community of Good Samaritans, and a family made whole again. After Lilly disappeared from her Denver home . . .

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Classic Video: Introducing “The Dog Savior”

Here’s a wonderful report from “Today,” about a man who has been driving thousands of miles–twice a month for nearly a decade–to deliver dogs to new new homes. Greg Mahle picks up dogs scheduled for. . .

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