Here’s a great story from AZ Central about a dog-rescue worker who goes above and beyond the call of duty. Beth Smith works at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter, but she moonlights as a detective, trying to find the owners of the dogs who show up in the shelter. She mostly uses the. . .
Here’s the latest wonderful rescue from Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws. Nora is a sweet girl who was living in an industrial wasteland, but because of Eldad, she’s now at Bark N’ Bitches waiting to be adopted into a forever home. He even. . .
A new show called “Lucky Dog,” which premiered last Saturday morning, features animal trainer and behaviorist Brandon McMillan visiting his local shelter to rescue “hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained, and unadoptable dogs.” Then he takes the dog back to his ranch for training before finding each one a home. It’s a great idea for a show because it both. . .
My home state, New Hampshire, has a unique motto: “Live Free or Die.” Although Revolutionary War general John Stark had something else in mind when he wrote those words, it is easy to apply them to America’s animal-shelter problem. If there’s no place for dogs to live free, then thousands of them are euthanized every day across the country. But not in. . .
The Manchester Dogs Home in Manchester, England, is able to re-home about 4,000 dogs per year, which is a remarkable achievement. Unfortunately, that number represents just a third of the dogs taken in. A 35-year-old Web designer named Sean Le Vegan has decided to do something about the problem, and he has chosen a. . .
Dogs with disabilities are often the first to be euthanized at local dog shelters because their medical care is a financial hardship. That why the North Shore Animal League America created a sponsor program in which the animals are rescued from the local shelters ans sponsored by generous animal lovers. Once such sponsor was a . . .
What if I told you that a British company was going to raise $10,000 to be split between two charities: Cancer Research U.K. and Battersea Dogs Home. You’d think it was great, right? But here’s the kicker: that $10K is going to be raised by selling a $73,000 vacation for a dog! Something called the. . .