You may notice that Murray doesn't look like other dogs. He is wonderfully unique. And it was his looks, in part, that made his family fall head over heels in love with him. Murray's story now has a happily ever after, but for a good, long while, things didn't look so rosy. Murray was born in Puerto Rico, where he contracted distemper and was abandoned on Dead Dog Beach … [Read more...] about Dog abandoned on beach finds his forever family – and fame! – in Massachusetts
If cute dog videos are the pinnacle of adorable on the internet, what happens when you add a baby lion to the equation? Viral infinity! Back in 2014, a male lion cub was born at a zoo in Sri Lanka, but sadly, the cub's mother rejected him. Zookeepers were concerned, of course. They wanted to ensure the baby lion grew strong and felt love while doing so, and since a dog's … [Read more...] about A mother’s love: This dog raised a lion cub as if it were her own.
When this family adopted Kurbis, who literally "fell into their lap" at a senior dog adoption event, they could feel how much he wanted to be loved, but his past was a mystery. In the time since, he's learned to be a dog and they say it even seems like he's getting younger! Why you should adopt a senior! Senior dogs are often overlooked at shelters and rescues … [Read more...] about Senior pittie gets a second chance at puppyhood
Two weeks ago, staffers at Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) saw yet another heartbreaking case of the unthinkable; a little dog had been found in a trash bag, alone at the side of the road. Generally, staffers told CBS 6, it's usually too late for these animals - but little Annabelle was found alive. And now, she's got a forever family to give her all the love she … [Read more...] about Sweet little dog discovered in trash bag finds her “happily ever after”
"Thank you for your service." It's something many of us think and say when we see or meet a veteran, and not at all far off from the gratitude we feel for our beloved dogs, who love us and our families so loyally and freely, some of them (service dogs!) serving literally, as well. And though their presence in our lives is worth the pain we feel when we must say goodbye, … [Read more...] about This senior dog helped a combat vet and his family overcome their grief