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Blind 18-Year-Old Dog on Death Row Who Only Wanted Hugs Is Completely Loved Now

October 31, 2016 / Comments Off on Blind 18-Year-Old Dog on Death Row Who Only Wanted Hugs Is Completely Loved Now

When you’re a blind, 18-year-old dog lost in a kill shelter, life is nothing short of terrifying.  Poor Muneca was exactly there recently, and didn’t seem like she really had anything left to hold on to.  That is until one person came along and picked her up to comfort her, and Muneca just couldn’t let…

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Why We Need ‘Crazy’ Cat People

October 30, 2016 / Comments Off on Why We Need ‘Crazy’ Cat People

There’s a stigma our society has placed on cat people. You know who they are. They’re the ones with cat hair all over their clothing, who are just hoping to catch their cat doing something funny on film so they can make Fluffy Internet famous. They’re the “crazy” cat people. Society may be laughing at the girl who…

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Thinking About Adopting a Pet? Here are Some Useful Tips to Keep in Mind

October 29, 2016 / Comments Off on Thinking About Adopting a Pet? Here are Some Useful Tips to Keep in Mind

You’ve decided you’re ready to share your life with an animal. Get ready for one of the most rewarding experiences on the planet. There is nothing else like having a non-human companion to share life’s ups and downs with. When bringing a pet into your family, we cannot stress how important it is to adopt. Every…

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Abandoned Dog Who Waited 2,326 Days to Find a Home Finally Gets the Love She Deserves

October 26, 2016 / Comments Off on Abandoned Dog Who Waited 2,326 Days to Find a Home Finally Gets the Love She Deserves

Life for a shelter pet is tough. But, for the 70 million homeless pets living in the United States, adoption can be a literal life-saver. Unfortunately, of the six to eight million animals entering the shelter system every year, only around half find a forever home. What’s even sadder is that these are not all animals are strays picked…

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Video: Pets and the Dangers of Marijuana

October 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Video: Pets and the Dangers of Marijuana

f you’ve been keeping up with the news, you know that there’s heightened interest in medical marijuana edibles and smokables across the United States right now. And according to Dr. Narda Robinson, director of the Colorado State University Center for Comparative and Integrative Pain Medicine, the incidence of marijuana intoxication in small animals is rising rapidly. Dogs and cats don’t metabolize THC, the…

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This Abandoned Dog Was so Scared of People He Refused to Trust Rescuers – Then Something Amazing Happened

October 24, 2016 / Comments Off on This Abandoned Dog Was so Scared of People He Refused to Trust Rescuers – Then Something Amazing Happened

When we bring dogs into our homes, they instantly become family. We treat them with nothing but love and shower them with toys and treats and anything else their heart could possibly desire. However, for some people, this feeling of giddy love and devotion wears off … and they decide that they no longer want to…

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Urgent Help Needed to Save Hungry Homeless Cat Who Was Attacked by 4 Dogs

October 23, 2016 / Comments Off on Urgent Help Needed to Save Hungry Homeless Cat Who Was Attacked by 4 Dogs

Hunger is an ever-constant threat and worry for the many homeless animals in Bulgaria and other countries throughout the world. Without a loving home and caring guardian, every day for stray animals is a battle for survival – and sometimes that desperation for food can lead to devastating consequences. Sadly, this was the case for Kitty. Kitty…

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Dog found buried alive in Redcar, England with nail in head

October 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Dog found buried alive in Redcar, England with nail in head

A dog was found buried alive with a nail in its head in Teesside in what the RSPCA has described as a “horrifying, cruel act”. A couple walking in Kirkleatham Woods, Redcar, heard whimpering and found the terrier-type animal in a mound of earth at about midday. It was rushed to a vet but its…

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This Abandoned Hamster Doesn’t Have Any Fur – so Caretakers Made Her a Sweater!

October 21, 2016 / Comments Off on This Abandoned Hamster Doesn’t Have Any Fur – so Caretakers Made Her a Sweater!

Life as a shelter worker involves seeing a lot of abandoned animals. Sometimes guardians can no longer financially care for their pets. Other times guardians simply did not know what they were getting into when they welcomed a companion animal into their home. Whatever reason people have for leaving their animals, shelters workers are the ones who have to deal…

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Owner shocked to discover why his beagle sneezed for 6 months straight

October 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Owner shocked to discover why his beagle sneezed for 6 months straight

For months, dog owner Mark Kovicak has been scratching his head. His beloved 2-year-old beagle named Rex has been experiencing nosebleeds and chronic sneezing for nearly 6 months, and Kovicak had no idea what was wrong. One day, Rex playfully ran into the woods after a rabbit – the next, he was sneezing up a…

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