Archive for November 2012

Anonymous Donor Covers $1400 Life-Saving Surgery for Ownerless Dog

A woman walked into the police station after hearing Ira’s story and gave the dispatcher $1400 in cash. Read more

Dog Shocks Firefighters when She Arises from Smoldering Wreckage Completely Unscathed

Ninety percent of the house was gone when Abigail emerged from the ashes. Read more

Police Officer's Daring Rescue of Drowning Dog Becomes Facebook Knockout

Officer Eric Elliott didn’t have to respond to the call, but was in the area and knew he had to act fast. Read more

Loyal dog stays by lost 2-year-old boy's side

When 2-year-old Peyton Myrick went missing in the woods on Wednesday night, his dog Ash was by his side the whole time. After rescuers searched for almost five hours, Ash would be the one to lead them to the boy. Read more

Gone Fishin'

Tosh’s patience pays off! Read more

Family is reunited with missing dog after seeing him on TV

When Gregg Mohler turned on the television on Monday morning he couldn’t believe what he saw. His missing dog was being featured as the Pet of the Week by the Iowa County Humane Society. It had been four years since Lucky had gone missing from his home in Lone Rock, Wisconsin. Read more

Firefighter saves dog trapped in burning barn

Captain Les Porter dove through flames to rescue a dog trapped inside a burning barn on Thursday morning. Thanks to his efforts a pit bull named Moe only suffered some minor burns and is alive. Read more

For Charity, a beautiful reprieve after years of neglect

Charity was found starving and abandoned in front of the Santa Maria animal shelter on November 4th. The German Shepherd, estimated to be about 9 years old, was emaciated and nearly bald due to a raging yeast infection which left open wounds on her skin that oozed. Read more

After surviving a venomous snake bite, Dante goes home to his family at last

Two months ago you heard about Dante, the black lab that saved Gudrun Mastriano from a dangerous cottonmouth snake. Mastriano was out walking with Dante when he saw the snake, leapt forward and tossed it away, being bitten himself in the process. Read more

Updated information on Gracie - Who still desperately needs a home

A couple of days ago you read about Gracie, a 1 year old brindle Boxer mix who is desperate need a home. Gracie has a medical condition, an esophageal abnormality that affects the way she can eat and drink. At one point, when she was younger, Gracie needed the aid of special chair to eat her food so that she could properly digest it, but that is actually no longer the case. Read more

Inmates help save dogs from being put down

Thanks to a partnership with the inmates at CCA Lee Adjustment center, the euthanasia rate at the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter is declining. Read more

Adorable Bonded Puppy and Kitten Find Home Together

The formerly abandoned JRT pup and kitten gained fame when a series of photos went viral in October. The shelter has found them the perfect home, where they will remain together. Read more

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