Earlier this month we told you about Deputy, an abused, seven-year-old shepherd/Lab mix that someone chained to a concrete masonry unit (CMU) so he would drown as the water of a Missouri lake rose. He was rescued by park rangers who heard him crying, and now he’s been adopted by a man who has another Lab that Deputy has already bonded with. “When I … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Dog Chained to a Concrete Block and Left to Drown Has Been Adopted!
A Florida man was on his way to work very early one morning recently when he saw two pit bulls, seemingly abandoned, in the middle of an intersection that would soon be very busy. He called the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and deputies Reed and Boggs arrived and provided lots of comfort to the pair until animal services could come to take them … [Read more...] about Police Officer Snuggles With Injured, Abandoned Pit Bulls on the Street Until Help Arrives
Last month, Deputy Donald Molchan of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department in Arizona responded to a call of a dog in distress. He arrived to find a frightened and confused dog wandering around a gas station. Before turning him over to the local shelter, Molchan couldn’t help but get a few snaps with the sweet boy. The pit bull was very dirty, but he wasn’t … [Read more...] about Deputy Rescues Lost Dog and Takes the Cutest Selfies
Seven months ago, Deputy Dakota Beck was responding to a call when she chanced upon a house that reeked of urine. In the yard she saw a number of dogs in pens, and busted the woman hoarding them. Among the dogs was Marty, a Malamute, who Beck fell in love with. Now that the case is over, she has been reunited with Marty and is bringing him home. Back … [Read more...] about Deputy Adopts the Dog She Rescued Seven Months Ago
A golden retriever named Cinnamon wandered onto a frozen pond in Golden, Colorado and quickly became submerged. Thankfully, a sheriff’s deputy was around to see what had happened, and jumped into the water and saved her life. Deputy Billy Brooks saw the dog struggling to stay afloat in the icy pond. He grabbed a rescue rope and had a passerby hold the other end. … [Read more...] about Sheriff’s Deputy Leaps into Frozen Pond to Save Unconscious Dog