Blind and Deaf Dogs Work Together to Overcome Their Disabilities


Eve and Dillon help each other get past their disabilities
Photo by ABCNews

Two best friends are working together to make life a little easier. Eve, a deaf mixed breed, and Dillon, a blind border collie blend, met this past year in a California shelter after each were abandoned by their owners. Now, the two pups have formed an inseparable team to combat their disabilities…

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Video: “Abandoned Dogs: A Message for All Humanity”

We frequently highlight Eldad Hagar’s tear-jerking rescue videos on this blog. Now, as part of his effort to raise awareness of dog abandonment, Eldad has put together a short compilation film that takes us through the process of over a dozen pup rescues. Eldad’s message is simple…

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Essay: Reflecting on a Year with a Rescue Dog


Albie the rescue dog sits by a window in the Zheutlin family’s living room, July 31.
Photo via csmonitor.com

Here’s a wonderful story from the Christian Science Monitor in which the author reflects on his first year with Albie, a rescue dog. Before Peter Zheutlin found Albie, she was days from being euthanized, having been found. . .

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New Shelter in Boston Will House Strays from Puerto Rico


The new facility offers 50′ x 50′ kennels and a fenced-in play space that has grass, trees and a dog house for naps.
Photo courtesdy The Sato Project

We have posted before about the appalling stray-dog problem in Puerto Rico (see a clip from a video about it here), where it is apparently not unusual for folks to just abandon their dogs when they become inconvenient. Now a nonprofit called the Sato Project aims to bring some of these strays to the. . .

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Puppy Paint: Blind Dog Raises Money for Animal Rescue by Painting


Hallie’s paintings raise money for local animal rescue
Photo via The Chronicle

A painter in Centralia, Washington is using her talent to help abused rescue dogs find new families. For the artist, it’s a cause that hits close to home. Hallie is a rescued 13-year-old long-haired dachshund who lost her eyesight in 2011. But that hasn’t stopped her from using her special talent to raise money for local pups…

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