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”
12-year-old Corey Allenby suffers with a genetic disorder called Retinitis Pigmentosa, in which the retinal cells at the back of the eye die. Registered as partially blind, his sight has deteriorated to such an extent that he now has no peripheral vision and complete night blindness where he can no longer see after the daylight fades. Undaunted, he's been training at … [Read more...] about Boy, 12, who is going blind raises thousands for guide dog charity
Can a dog have a dog? In the city of Manila in the Phillippines, it would seem that not only can a dog have a dog. It can have a seeing-eye dog! And this sweet pair is taking social media by storm, according to Fox 8 Cleveland. According to their Facebook page, Ginger and Kimchi have been "ambassaDOGS" for three years now. Kimchi, you see, is a blind spaniel mix who's … [Read more...] about Blind dog has his own seeing-eye dog!
It's not headed to school, or taking the Partridge Family to a gig -- this school bus is Tony Alsup's rescue mobile. The seats are gone, removed to make room for four-legged passengers. The words on the side say it all: EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE SHELTER Alsup, a 51-year-old trucker from Greenback, Tenn., has been rolling in the bus quite a bit recently; he headed to the … [Read more...] about Next, stop: safety! Tennessee man rescues shelter animals displaced by Hurricane Florence