Tag Archives: rescue dogs

A Heartwarming Tale of Pedro/George and the Two Families Who Love Him


Written by: Phil Monahan

Pedro the Wonder Dog has brought together the two families who love him.
Photo via al.com

Here’s a wonderful story about a beloved family dog with a mysterious past and the two families that finally connected all the dots. The Rutherford family adopted Pedro from the City of. . .

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Shelter Dog Helps Autistic Boy Connect with His Mom


Written by: Phil Monahan

Denise Landaverde, an adoptions specialist at the Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center in Los Angeles, introduces Joey to Roxy the dog.
Photo via today.com

Here’s a beautiful story about how a teenage boy with autism learned to enjoy hugging and kissing his mother through the love of a shelter dog named Roxie. Joey Granados used to loathe. . .

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Meet the Animal Control Officer Committed to Atlanta’s Inner-City Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

Officer Nick Walton shares a moment with a dog who is now up for adoption.
Photo via dogster.com

In children’s books and cartoons, the “dogcatcher” is always the bad guy who is trying to rob the animals of their freedom. But in real life, the animal-control officer is often more interested in. . .

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Petfinder: A Rose by Any Other Name…


Written by: Daryl Kenny

A Sweet Little Rosebud
Photo by Fluvanna SPCA

Rose and her sister Blaze were only about six weeks old when they were found as strays, and brought to the Fluvanna SPCA in Troy, VA. The street is no place for little ones! Although they were sweet and affectionate, it’s hard to put your best paw forward when you’re covered with fleas and ticks! But their luck was about to change…

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