Kaos once had to fend for himself on the rough streets of Romania, but after being rescued, adopted by a UK family and trained up, he became a winner in a dog show where breed isn’t important. (Take THAT, Westminster!) This mixed breed was taken in by the Hudd family of Trowbridge, and 11-year-old Sarah did the research to train him. “It’s important to get tips … [Read more...] about Rescued Romanian Street Dog Wins a Top Honor at a Dog Show
It can cost thousands of dollars and take anywhere from 2-5 years to receive a service dog, and most people with disabilities can’t afford to wait that long. Chris Jackson is still mourning the loss of his service dog and best friend Jake, but just before Easter he received the surprise of a lifetime when he was given a new service dog, free of … [Read more...] about Disabled Man Cries When He’s Surprised With a New Service Dog for Easter
A man by the name of Harold Palmquist is trying to change life not just for himself and his dog, but for the other estimated 40,000 other homeless vets across the United States. With his faithful pooch behind him, he’s biking across the US and back again, with the hopes of raising money and awareness to the cause. “I was an aircraft armament systems specialist… … [Read more...] about Homeless Vet and His Dog Bike Across the US and Back for Other Homeless Vets and Their Pets
The Bissell Pet Foundation, the philanthropic division of Bissell based out of Grand Rapids, just announced that they will again be sponsoring an Empty the Shelters Day on April 29th. They are going to be sponsoring the adoption of shelter animals in 65 different shelters across Michigan, and hope to see more than 2,000 pets adopted this year. Adoption fees at … [Read more...] about Bissell Pet Foundation to Sponsor Statewide “Empty the Shelters Day” in Michigan on April 29th
It’s National Puppy Day, so we want to take this opportunity to celebrate the joy of rescue puppies. There is an overabundance of dogs in shelters, so we’d also like to encourage people to please spay and neuter their pets, and don’t shop – adopt! Now that we’ve made our point, enjoy these photos of some sincerely sweet puppies! Erin Hannigan with her mom, Stacy, … [Read more...] about Happy National Puppy Day!