Paralyzed, Impregnated, and Then Abandoned

Not long after being rescued, Maria gave birth to seven healthy, adorable puppies. They were called the Von Dapp family (after the Von Trapps, but dappled). <3

Star and Cooper Were Adopted Together and for Some Reason Found Abandoned Just One Month Later

“They will be available, but we don’t know exactly when,” Naylor said. “We want to give them plenty of time to decompress.”

Dog Who Chewed Her Paw Off to Free Herself from a Chain Has Been Rescued

“Sometimes healing the heart requires a friend. Little Pinky took Treya under his wing. The joy and tail wags of their friendship jump-started her broken heart.” <3

Park Rangers Save a Dog That Was Intentionally Left to Drown in Rising Waters

“After a few minutes he [lit] up as if he knew he was safe. We gave him a bath since he was so very muddy, and he seemed to appreciate our efforts.” <3