Tag Archives: rescue dogs

Petfinder: A Happy Ending for a Champ


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Comet: A Retired Athlete
Photo by Cache Humane Society

Take a look at that picture! Is that a gorgeous dog or what?! Her name is Comet, and in her youth, she was a champion Iditarod racer. She was born and raised in France, where her owner bought her and brought her back to the United States to breed her. What self-respecting male dog could pass up a face like that?! …

Read More  »

Petfinder: Faithful Friends


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Sheriff, a guy just looking for a friend
Photo by Faithful Friends Animal Society

Sometimes all you need is someone you can count on.

Sheriff is an American Shelter Dog who was rescued from a neglectful situation by the good folks at Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington, DE. That kind of a start in life can leave you pretty rattled! The staff at Faithful Friends decided it would be a good idea to let Sheriff get a little R&R for a while in a foster home with a quiet environment.

Read More  »

Petfinder: Help for a Mom in Need


Written by: Daryl Kenny

A family portrait
Photo by Cooper’s Chance Animal Rescue

Things are not always what they seem. Take Darcie, above left, for example. She was a stray who was busted for raiding local farms and eating their chickens. Sure sounds like a canine criminal! She was picked up and turned into Cooper’s Chance Animal Rescue, where it was discovered that she was actually starving and pregnant! How’s that for a good reason to eat a chicken?!

Darcie was placed in the Pawsitive Beginnings Puppy Rehabilitation program, which rescues abandoned puppies and homeless mothers with litters, often moments from euthanasia….

Read More  »

Petfinder: Zeus Finds Mount Olympus


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Zeus, decked out like Uncle Sam
Photo by Homeward Animal Shelter

In June, Homeward Animal Shelter in Fargo, ND, threw itself a pittie party! It wasn’t the kind you throw yourself after a break-up or a tough week at the office, but an event to introduce a . . .

Read More  »

Flight Attendant Adopts the Street Dog Who Never Stopped Waiting for Her


Written by: Phil Monahan

This beautiful boy seemed to fall in love with German flight attendent Olivia Sievers. Photo via lifewithdogs.tv Here’s a heartwarming story about a woman who came in contact with a street dog in a foreign land, and he never forgot her kindness. Olivia Sievers, a flight attendant from Germany, had traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, […]

Read More  »