Archive for April 2013

Homeless dog loses eye after local man stones him

Otto, a mixed breed dog like many other homeless dogs living on the streets of Cartagena, Colombia, roams the city streets searching for food and shelter. Just last week, he was found missing an eye. Read more

Lentil, the cutest little bean there is

Every cloud really does have a silver lining, just ask Lentil. Lentil is a French bulldog that was born with a cleft palate which made it difficult for him to eat, which can make life pretty tough for a puppy. But that same condition also gave him the most adorable face imaginable, and that has helped make little Lentil a star. Read more

Yoga is going to the dogs

Doga, or doggy yoga, which is incorporating dogs into yoga practice, is growing in popularity. Mahny Djahanguiri, a Doga instructor, is also a certified adult and children’s yoga teacher, and says that her practice was inspired by working with the Kids Company charity. Read more

Lucky dog saved by kayakers on Chemung River

A golden retriever is lucky to be alive after being rescued on the Chemung River in New York State this past weekend. The dog was struggling to keep above water and stay near a small island in the river when Joe and Amy Longwell spotted him from their kayaks, and if it were not for them he might not have made it. Read more

Couple Saves Dog From Drowning In A Canal

When Chevy tried to get a drink from a canal last week he leaned too far and fell in. Neighbors rushed to his aid and Dan Tavanese jumped in the water to save Chevy. On Sunday Chevy’s grateful owner got to thank Dan in person Read more

Healing A Shelter Dog's Broken Back And Wounded Spirit

Janie was brought to a shelter with a broken back after she was hit by a car. The Bill Foundation rescued Janie and healed her broken back, then enlisted Eldad Hagar to help heal her broken spirit. Read more

UPDATE: Man Accused Of Burning Phoenix Has Pleaded Guilty

The man accused of burning Phoenix, a Jack Russell terrier puppy, by dousing him with lighter fluid and setting him on fire last October pleaded guilty to felony aggravated cruelty to animals on Monday. Read more

Rescued Dog Returns The Favor And Rescues Owner From Fire

James Young was home alone and asleep earlier this month when his house caught on fire. If it wasn’t for his rescue dog Cindy Lou’s persistent barking Young wouldn’t have made it out alive. Read more

Wolf dog mourns passing of his dear old friend

It is not uncommon for dogs to mourn the passing of their humans, and Wiley seems to be no exception. This 13 year old wolf dog from Ventura County, California recently lost a dear friend, Gladys, who was his owner’s grandmother. Read more

Downtown Dog Rescue is helping L.A. dogs stay out of shelters

An organization called the Downtown Dog Rescue is doing all it can to keep pets with their owners, and out of shelters. They are an all volunteer animal charity that rescues and adopts dogs and assists underserved communities, focusing on South East Los Angeles. Read more

Two weeks of happiness for Michel

It is a story of hope and despair, and sends a clear message about the power of love. Michel was a 10 year old Rottweiler/shepherd mix, one of 93 dogs that was rescued from a Southern Illinois puppy mill not long ago. Read more

Mobile Mutts Rescues 1,000 Dogs In Less Than A Year

In less than a year Mobile Mutts has already rescued 1,000 dogs. The volunteer based rescue transport group saves “death row” dogs from high kill shelters and brings them to approved foster based rescues throughout the Midwest. Read more

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