Tiny Maltese Soshe had been trapped alone in her house for more than a week. No food. No clean water. The sofa on which she floated wass all that was keeping her alive. Video via: Animalkind The little dog was one of many victims awaiting rescue in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which ravaged residents of North Carolina. So many animals were stranded, in … [Read more...] about Rescuers kick in door to save stranded dog
Traditionally, firefighters are called in to rescue cats from trees (if cartoons have anything to say about it, at least) bbut this time, it was a dog who benefited from the rescue knowledge the brave men and women of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department have cultivated. After receiving a call about a small dog who had gotten trapped in the HVAC system of a West … [Read more...] about “A pawsitive outcome!” Watch this firefighter rescue a dog from an HVAC duct
Sweet Grandma Tala arrived at Frederick County Animal Control as a stray and was never reclaimed. Though she quickly became a staff and volunteer favorite, it quickly became apparent that confinement does not suit Tala. Left in her kennel, she would panic, trying desperately to escape. She broke three canine teeth this way. As a short-term solution, staff kept her with … [Read more...] about Tala loves kids, cats, dogs … and the idea of a forever family. Let’s find her one!
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 Miami-Fire Rescue got a call about a tired dog in a Southwest Miami-Dade canal, they headed to the scene and found what appeared to be a Rottweiler-mix struggling to stay afloat. “They quickly went in and pulled the tired dog out,” said Lt. Kirsten Miller, a spokeswoman for the department. Video of the rescue shows three firefighters in the water, getting the dog to … [Read more...] about Miami-Dade’s bravest: video shows firefighters rescuing a tired dog from a South Florida canal