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Arizona Animal Sanctuary Needs Volunteers to Cuddle Rescued Wolfdog Puppies

A dog sanctuary and rehabilitation center near Clarkdale, Arizona, has been flooded with phone calls and emails ever since it asked for volunteers to come cuddle their rescued wolfdog puppies. Nonprofit organization Pets Return Home recently saved more than two dozen pups—plus two pregnant moms—from being euthanized in Northern California

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25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

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25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

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Special Needs Puppy Was Left At Bar Because She Wasn't Wanted

She struggles to walk because of her deformed legs, but she's still the happiest little dog.

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Kitten Who Wouldn't Stop Crying Was Trying To Tell His Rescuer Something

Ares had just been adopted from the shelter — but he'd left someone very important behind.

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Dog Surrendered at Shelter Comes with Heart-Wrenching Owner’s Manual from 8-Year-Old Child

Rhino Lightening has a super name because he is a super dog. Rhino was a tad too rambunctious for the family’s two small children, so they brought him back to the Humane Society of Utah to find his perfect forever home. The multi-page plea includes spec

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Incredible Face on Pup Who Was Just Adopted Shows What it Means to Adopt Not Shop

The look of unconditional love on this puppy's face will melt your heart and show you how powerful adoption is.

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Los Angeles Is Very Close To Becoming An Official 'No Kill' City: LAist

Back in 2011, the Los Angeles City Council signed off on a ‘No Kill Los Angeles’ pledge to make L.A. an official ‘no kill’ animal shelter town by 2017.

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Shelter writes powerful letter to 'POS' who abandoned dog on road

A California animal rescue group's powerful note to someone they say ditched their dog on the side of the road has gone viral.

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This 9-year old built a no-kill shelter in his garage for strays with a little help from the internet

Better prep some tissue, just in case the feels get to you. 9-year old Ken from the Philippines dreamed about building an animal shelter to rescue strays f

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8 reasons to adopt a dog

It's National Dog Day, and with some help from our friends at the Michigan Humane Society, here are eight reasons to adopt a dog at MHS.

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A blind Jack Russell has his own guide dog and they both need a new home | Metro News

This Jack Russell is completely blind - so he has his best friend Buzz as his own personal guide dog. Buzz and Glenn are now totally inseparable and despite both being...

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People Lined Up At 4 A.M. To Adopt These Adorable Pit Bull Puppies

Updated on June 15, 2015: 3:34 p.m. EDT Folks lined up in the middle of the night last week, outside an animal shelter in Northern Virginia. They weren't there to meet a celebrity or to acquire

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'Why Doesn't Anybody Want Me?' Pit Bull Finally Gets A Home After Heartbreaking Picture Goes Viral

It's been a long time coming, but a rescue dog is finally home, sweet home. Chester the pit bull had been living in rescue shelters for 5 years. He was most recently staying at the North Fork Animal Welfare League's (NFAWL) shelter in Long Island...

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$110,000 given to San Diego zoo to help save northern white rhino - LA Times

A Los Angeles-based philanthropic organization is providing money to help San Diego's Frozen Zoo find ways to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction, zoo officials announced Thursday.

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News - Poached fawn rescued in Hebron

Judea and Samaria district police search Hebron house for weapons, discover fawn chained up in shed of Palestinian home; 'They were going to eat him'.

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Southland Shelter Dogs Getting New Lease On Life In Washington State « CBS Los Angeles

Shelter dogs from the Southland, only days away from being euthanized due to a lack of shelter space, just got a new shot at life in Washington state.

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Dennis the Collie left in rescue centre because of his cross-eyes

Rescue dog Dennis, who has a condition which means he has cross-eyes, was given to the Dogs Trust branch in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, after his owner was no longer able to care for him.

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The Senior Living Home Where Shelter Pets Get A Second Chance

On a recent Thursday afternoon, human residents of a Sunrise Senior Living home in Washington, D.C. enjoyed white wine and crabcakes, while Bugsy the beagle nosed around the dining room for crumbs before heading outside for a quick romp in the garden...

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This Rescued Elephant Playing with Ribbon is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Watch rescued elephant Faa Mai play with an elastic ribbon at the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand. What a beautiful animal.

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Dog Rescued From Puppy Mill Finally Enjoys First Ever Snuggle

It's taking a little while, but Noisette is "gradually adjusting" to life outside of a filthy cage, says Anne Wuhrer, who recently took in this tiny creature, one of 132 dogs and four exotic birds removed from a Northern Virginia breeder's ...

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After His Owner Died, Dog Waited For A Year Hoping He'd Return. Now The Pup Has A 2nd Chance

Prepare yourselves for some teary paw-spiration. This latest video from Eldad Hagar, the founder of animal rescue organization Hope for Paws, illustrates the heart-wrenching rescue story of Woody, an abandoned poodle. When Woody’s owner d...

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Deaf, Formerly Mistreated Pup Is So Happy In New Home He Wags His Tail In Delight As He Sleeps

When Frank was a puppy, his future did not seem very promising. According to owner Rafael Borges' video description, when he adopted the dog, Frank was 5 months old, was not vaccinated and weighed about 7 pounds. Frank's previous owner had kept h...

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Moving Image Shows 2 Shelter Dogs Who Turned To Each Other For Love And Companionship

All creatures need comfort and companionship, not just humans. A photo of two shelter dogs who, without a real home and people to love them, found friendship in one another, is making its rounds on the Internet this week. The touching image sho...

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Rambo The Kitten Saved After Interstate Jettison

It'll take a lot more than this to bring Rambo down. Rambo the kitten, that is. The pint-size pet was thrown from a moving car onto Interstate 70 last Friday in Kansas City, Kansas, causing Good Samaritan Robert Ramberger to pull over and run into...

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Leo the Puppy Mill Rescue Boxer Always Has His Mouth Full

This senior dog spent years in a mill, where they filed his teeth, so now he lives a softer life.

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WATCH: Deaf Woman Adopts Deaf Dog Who Knows Sign Language In Perfect Match

Love, they say, is in the eyes. In Rosie's case, it also takes the form of a slobbery kiss from time to time. Rosie, a deaf pit bull mix, has spent the last three months in the Central Nebraska Humane Society, hoping for a new owner. In a sign tha...

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Michael Vick's Former Dogfighting Pups Will Make You Believe In Happily Ever After

Seven years ago, Michael Vick, quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons at the time, was indicted on charges relating to an illegal dogfighting ring. Investigations revealed the pit bulls involved in this fighting faced horrific abuse and even death by st...

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Adopted Puppy Saves New Owners From Gas Leak

It's easy to see why Tim and Jill McLarty chose to adopt Hunter: he's a sweet, calm and curious puppy. They didn't know, however, that he would end up saving their lives. The McLartys adopted the Husky mix, now 3 months old, from a Michigan Human...

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    Dachshund Left at Shelter with Heartbreaking Note Will Reunite with Owners

    An elderly couple who left their 13 ½ year old Dachshund tied outside of the Baldwin Park Animal Shelter near Los Angeles with a note asking for him to put to sleep because they could not afford to care for him will be reunited with the dog,

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      After 2-1/2 month recovery from neglect, Olympic Animal Sanctuary survivor available for adoption | Seattle Dog Spot

      After 2-1/2 month recovery from neglect, Olympic Animal Sanctuary survivor available for adoption - Buddy was starved and covered in pressure sores

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        A Passer-by Thought This Was A Pile Of Trash. I've Never Seen A More Shocking Transformation.

        He lived his life as a pile of trash. But not anymore.

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          Puppy Bowl's 'Adoption Tails' Prove The Event Is About Way More Than Cuteness

          On Sunday, Animal Planet aired Puppy Bowl X -- a delightfully furry tradition that this year arguably saw more excitement than the Super Bowl did. If you tuned in, you witnessed new levels of adorableness. But you may have missed the moving adopti...

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            5 Inspiring Dog Rescue Videos

            Below, discover five inspiring dog rescue stories that may start off sad, but ultimately help remind us of the good people working each and every day to combat cruelty and helping to make the world a better and more humane place.

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              Kenny - A Paralyzed Doberman Learns To Walk Again - PLEASE SHARE

              Mobile and tablet users- click here to watch: https://vimeo.com/78767578 Visit http://www.twohandsfourpaws.com to find out more about Kenny's story. and visi...