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PetSpace Is Now Open and It’s Doggone Amazing

More than just the best new pet adoption place in town, this new space is learning lab, meet & greet center and interactive pet hub.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dog Surrendered at Shelter Comes with Heart-Wrenching Owner’s Manual from 8-Year-Old Child

Rhino Lightening has a super name because he is a super dog. Rhino was a tad too rambunctious for the family’s two small children, so they brought him back to the Humane Society of Utah to find his perfect forever home. The multi-page plea includes spec

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pup Named After David Bowie (With Eyes to Match) Needs a Forever Home

The dog has reportedly been ignored by potential owners because of his different colored eyes.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Adorable red fox is too friendly to live in the wild. Instead, she moves in with her human family

Not all animals are fit to live in the wild. Actually, some do better living along side humans. Here’s a story about Pudding, a fox cub, who was too tame to release back into the wild. Due to her special circumstances, the friendly cub wouldn’t make i

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Incredible Face on Pup Who Was Just Adopted Shows What it Means to Adopt Not Shop

The look of unconditional love on this puppy's face will melt your heart and show you how powerful adoption is.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Dozens of Dogs Left Homeless in Louisiana Arrive in SD

Rescued from the Louisiana flooding, dozens of dogs – and one cat – arrived in San Diego County on Friday afternoon.

News | Animal Links

Los Angeles Permanently Bans Sale of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs, & Rabbits

The city of LA has banned the commercial sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits to reduce the number of strays and euthanized animals.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Los Angeles Is Very Close To Becoming An Official 'No Kill' City: LAist

Back in 2011, the Los Angeles City Council signed off on a ‘No Kill Los Angeles’ pledge to make L.A. an official ‘no kill’ animal shelter town by 2017.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

California Cat Rescue Lady Cares For More Than 1,000 At A Time

Lynea Lattanzio walked into an animal shelter in 1990 intending to find an animal companion for her father. Instead, she walked out with a box of abandoned kittens, and her life has not been the same since...

News | Animal Links

What Happens When a Young Rescue Elephant Sees Her Favorite Person Each Day (Video)

The sweet elephant in the video above is named Kham La. At not quite six years old, she’s still a youngster. It’s obvious Kham La’s got a thing for one ...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Shelter writes powerful letter to 'POS' who abandoned dog on road

A California animal rescue group's powerful note to someone they say ditched their dog on the side of the road has gone viral.

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Stray Cat Alliance

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Rescue From The Hart - Los Angeles Dog Rescue

Rescue From The Hart is Annie Hart's ground-breaking Los Angeles dog rescue that works with the community to effect change. Join our village today!

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Available Dogs

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

This 9-year old built a no-kill shelter in his garage for strays with a little help from the internet

Better prep some tissue, just in case the feels get to you. 9-year old Ken from the Philippines dreamed about building an animal shelter to rescue strays f

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Injured Deer Walks into Emergency Room After Being Hit by Car | Fox News Insider

A deer limped into a hospital emergency room after being hit by a car Monday afternoon.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Rhinos with cameras hidden in their horns could prevent poaching

The war on wildlife crime is taking a new technology-driven direction.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

8 reasons to adopt a dog

It's National Dog Day, and with some help from our friends at the Michigan Humane Society, here are eight reasons to adopt a dog at MHS.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

For National Dog Day, Meet a Hero Dog From 1928

'Max barked until a policeman came to revive Gilbert Kirkwood'

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

A blind Jack Russell has his own guide dog and they both need a new home | Metro News

This Jack Russell is completely blind - so he has his best friend Buzz as his own personal guide dog. Buzz and Glenn are now totally inseparable and despite both being...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

People Lined Up At 4 A.M. To Adopt These Adorable Pit Bull Puppies

Updated on June 15, 2015: 3:34 p.m. EDT Folks lined up in the middle of the night last week, outside an animal shelter in Northern Virginia. They weren't there to meet a celebrity or to acquire

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Herd rescues collapsed baby elephant on busy road

A herd of elephants immediately took action when a baby of their group collapsed on a South African road.

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Wags and Walks 4th Annual Muttin' But Love Fundraiser Gala

Join us for an evening of drinking, dancing, casino games, silent auction, small bites and desserts to help us in our goal to raise enough funds to save 1,000 dogs in 2015!

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

'Why Doesn't Anybody Want Me?' Pit Bull Finally Gets A Home After Heartbreaking Picture Goes Viral

It's been a long time coming, but a rescue dog is finally home, sweet home. Chester the pit bull had been living in rescue shelters for 5 years. He was most recently staying at the North Fork Animal Welfare League's (NFAWL) shelter in Long Island...

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Abandoned Dog Helps Save The Lives Of 10 Sick Puppies And Their Mother

Hero the dog has truly earned his name. An abandoned dog led animal rescuers to a litter of 10 sick puppies and their mother in Dallas, Texas, last Tuesday. The pooch, who has since been aptly named

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Starving Sea Lions Washing Ashore by the Hundreds in California - NYTimes.com

Animal rescuers are reporting five times more sea lion rescues than normal. Experts suspect unusually warm waters are driving mothers away to look for food, leaving pups to swim from home.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

175-Pound Pit Bull Hulk Shatters Misconceptions About the Breed - ABC News

This dog just may be the world's largest Pit Bull. Only 18-months-old, Hulk weighs a hefty 175 pounds. He's also best friends with a 3-year-old boy.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

$110,000 given to San Diego zoo to help save northern white rhino - LA Times

A Los Angeles-based philanthropic organization is providing money to help San Diego's Frozen Zoo find ways to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction, zoo officials announced Thursday.

Pets & Animals | Pets!

Dog Who Was Homeless For 10 Years Moves Into A Warm, Loving Home

Donations are pouring in to make sure that a dog who spent the last decade outside in a New York City park will never want for anything, ever again. Charlie -- who is also known as Ricky -- had been seen around Highbridge Park in upper Manhattan f...

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

22 Photos That Prove Why Babies Need Pets... Number 17 Especially

A child’s development can often be accelerated by daily interactions with the family pet. Their young minds grow a great deal through their social and emotional bonds. Instead of providing scientific facts to backup this theory, here are 22 photos that

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Cat Explains The Superbowl In This Hilarious ‘Dear Kitten’ Video!

In the latest hilarious installment of 'Dear Kitten', Cat explains the weird rituals humans have during

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

News - Poached fawn rescued in Hebron

Judea and Samaria district police search Hebron house for weapons, discover fawn chained up in shed of Palestinian home; 'They were going to eat him'.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Orphan kangaroos spend Christmas without their parents

Over here in the UK, we are used to the image of homeless dogs and cats pining for a family at Christmas time.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Pygmy Marmoset Loves Her Toothbrush More Than Anything

Ninita the pygmy marmoset knows how to appreciate the simple things in life. Like her toothbrush, for instance, and ... actually, that's about it -- she really loves her toothbrush. Ninita was born deaf and rescued by the Rare Species Conserva...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Southland Shelter Dogs Getting New Lease On Life In Washington State « CBS Los Angeles

Shelter dogs from the Southland, only days away from being euthanized due to a lack of shelter space, just got a new shot at life in Washington state.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dennis the Collie left in rescue centre because of his cross-eyes

Rescue dog Dennis, who has a condition which means he has cross-eyes, was given to the Dogs Trust branch in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, after his owner was no longer able to care for him.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

The Senior Living Home Where Shelter Pets Get A Second Chance

On a recent Thursday afternoon, human residents of a Sunrise Senior Living home in Washington, D.C. enjoyed white wine and crabcakes, while Bugsy the beagle nosed around the dining room for crumbs before heading outside for a quick romp in the garden...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

This Rescued Elephant Playing with Ribbon is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Watch rescued elephant Faa Mai play with an elastic ribbon at the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand. What a beautiful animal.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Adorable Duck And Dog Duo Spotted Napping Together In Paris | Bored Panda

In a strange but adorable twist of fate, two Reddit users recently discovered that they had taken photos of a cute pair of duck and dog friends at almost the same time and almost the same place – Paris. Hopefully, the unexplained dog-duck duo is safe an

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dog Rescued From Puppy Mill Finally Enjoys First Ever Snuggle

It's taking a little while, but Noisette is "gradually adjusting" to life outside of a filthy cage, says Anne Wuhrer, who recently took in this tiny creature, one of 132 dogs and four exotic birds removed from a Northern Virginia breeder's ...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

After His Owner Died, Dog Waited For A Year Hoping He'd Return. Now The Pup Has A 2nd Chance

Prepare yourselves for some teary paw-spiration. This latest video from Eldad Hagar, the founder of animal rescue organization Hope for Paws, illustrates the heart-wrenching rescue story of Woody, an abandoned poodle. When Woody’s owner d...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Deaf, Formerly Mistreated Pup Is So Happy In New Home He Wags His Tail In Delight As He Sleeps

When Frank was a puppy, his future did not seem very promising. According to owner Rafael Borges' video description, when he adopted the dog, Frank was 5 months old, was not vaccinated and weighed about 7 pounds. Frank's previous owner had kept h...

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Diver Rescues Sea Turtle, Gets a Thanks

[http://youtu.be/QSCbpcpjJl4] (YouTube link)Off the coast of Mexico, a diver untangles a sea turtle from a hank of rope. Instead of making a quick escape, the turtle hangs around long enough to say his thanks and pose for the camera. -via Laughing Squid..

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Incredible sight of the elephant that cried: this is an AMAZING story!

Raju the elephant was rescued by a team from North London-based charity Wildlife SOS after suffering for 50 years in the Uttar Pradesh area of India.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Moving Image Shows 2 Shelter Dogs Who Turned To Each Other For Love And Companionship

All creatures need comfort and companionship, not just humans. A photo of two shelter dogs who, without a real home and people to love them, found friendship in one another, is making its rounds on the Internet this week. The touching image sho...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Rambo The Kitten Saved After Interstate Jettison

It'll take a lot more than this to bring Rambo down. Rambo the kitten, that is. The pint-size pet was thrown from a moving car onto Interstate 70 last Friday in Kansas City, Kansas, causing Good Samaritan Robert Ramberger to pull over and run into...

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Epic Mojave Desert Dog Rescue Mission - A MUST SEE. Please Share.

Please join our effort to save lives and make a $5 to Hope For Paws: http://www.HopeForPaws.org To apply to adopt Sunna, Tanami, Sahara, or Moses, please vis...

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Leave No Paws Behind | Rescuing Senior and Last Chance dogs in Southern California

Our Lifesaving WorkLeave No Paws Behind is the voice for those who cannot speak. We are an all breed , all foster based rescue, specializing in seniors, End of Life, and animals with special medical needs. When possible we step up to help save the lives o

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Leo the Puppy Mill Rescue Boxer Always Has His Mouth Full

This senior dog spent years in a mill, where they filed his teeth, so now he lives a softer life.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

WATCH: Deaf Woman Adopts Deaf Dog Who Knows Sign Language In Perfect Match

Love, they say, is in the eyes. In Rosie's case, it also takes the form of a slobbery kiss from time to time. Rosie, a deaf pit bull mix, has spent the last three months in the Central Nebraska Humane Society, hoping for a new owner. In a sign tha...

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Trapped Kittens Discovered In Apartment Wall. An Adorable Rescue Mission.

An apartment tenant heard kitten cries coming from within her walls and immediately sought to save them. This is an adorable rescue mission.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

California Highway Patrol Rescues Chihuahua

The California Highway Patrol is being lauded for its efforts in rescuing a Chihuahua off the I-680 freeway Friday. The Contra Costa CHP posted a photo of the rescue on Twitter saying: 'This little dog...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Michael Vick's Former Dogfighting Pups Will Make You Believe In Happily Ever After

Seven years ago, Michael Vick, quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons at the time, was indicted on charges relating to an illegal dogfighting ring. Investigations revealed the pit bulls involved in this fighting faced horrific abuse and even death by st...