Scared Shelter Dog Transforms into a Brave Rescue Dog

When he was first found, the dog was frightened and withdrawn all the time.
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Here’s a wonderful story from Japan, from an organization that wants more people to adopt shelter dogs. A nonprofit organization called Peace Winds Japan posted photos of Yumenosuke when he. . .

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Shelter Dog Survives Euthanasia Attempt

Lazarus, who survived a euthanasia attempt and a car accident, sits by his new owner, Jane Holston.
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Here’s an incredible story about a shelter dog slated for euthanasia. . .but he wouldn’t let go. The four-year-old dog had been brought into an Alabama shelter on August 19, and by September 10, no one had offered to adopt him. So a veterinarian making his. . .

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Petfinder: Freedom!!!

Photo by York County SPCA

Life is tough enough as a shelter dog. Imagine you’ve been abandoned because your healthcare costs were too much for your family to handle. And at the shelter, those health issues require you to be placed in quarantine for. . .

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Petfinder: Sibling Success Story

Shelter Pups Vinnie and Vic put their best paws forward at adoption event
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Vinnie and Vic are a couple of lucky dogs. The English Setter mixes were rescued by A Second Chance Puppies and Kittens Rescue in Royal Palm Beach, FL along with their Mom and nine siblings. The rest of the family found homes, but not Vinnie and Vic…

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Petfinder: Rocky’s Big Comeback

Rocky looks like a champ!
Photo by Don’t BULLY Me Rescue

Our friend Rocky wasn’t always this attractive and healthy. When he arrived at Don’t BULLY Me Rescue in Austin, TX he was, for want of a better term, a hot mess! The Olde English Bulldog was suffering…

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Video: Deaf Woman Adopts Deaf Dog Who Knows Sign Language

Here’s a wonderful story from Aurora, Nebraska, where a beautiful Pit Bull named Rosie has a new home with a woman who can understand her challenges. You see, Rosie is deaf, and so is her new owner, Cindy Koch. However, the two will still be able to. . .

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How One Picture Can Save a Dog’s Life

Anyone who has ever searched online for something—a house, a car, a dog—knows how important a photo can be. When you see something that catches your eye, you get excited and want to know more, but there are

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Update: How to Adopt a Sochi Street Dog

The plight of stray dogs in Sochi has captured the world’s attention.
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Dog lovers worldwide have raised enough of a stink about the killing of stray dogs before and during the Sochi Olympics that the story refuses to go away. We posted twice last week about Russian rescue organizations who are trying to save as many dogs as. . .

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