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Cat Walks 280 Miles Across France To Find Her Way Back Home Again

Cocci the cat was confused when she and her family moved 280 miles away, so she set off to find her old home again - and succeeded!

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Lolly the Puppy Mill Survivor Is Helping Dogs Recover From Fear, Trauma

Lolly not only recovered from her own neglect. She's now helping other dogs overcome their fears, too.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dozens of At-Risk Dogs and Cats to Be Flown From Overcrowded Shelters Just Before Thanksgiving

Animals from crowded Southern shelters are on their way to rescues in New Jersey, which will get these sweet dogs and cats into loving homes.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

VICTORY: VA Ends Cruel and Painful Tests on Dogs, Says Nonprofit

Cruel and painful invasive experiments on dogs at the behest of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have ended, according to the nonprofit White Coat Waste Project (WCW) and news reports. Protocol documents obtained by the organization note that

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Dog goes viral after TikTok video shows it's overlooked at NY adoption event

Bob Parr, a 3-year-old white terrier, touched the hearts of millions after a now-viral TikTok video showed him being passed up at an dog adoption event in Brooklyn, New York.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dog That Had Been Chained in the Cold and Starved for Two Years Finds Happier Ending

Reacher had a rough start, with owners who neglected and beat him. He was brought to a shelter as a "shell of a dog," but he just needed the right family to bring out his true self.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Outrageous and Cruel Animal Tests Wasting Millions of Taxpayer Dollars, New Report Shows

U.S. government grants are financing cruel animal experiments that have little or no scientific merit, according to a report by a nonprofit organization that monitors federal spending. Illinois-based American Transparency tracked dozens of government fund

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Missing Dog Comes Back Home with Not Just One But Two New Friends with Him

It’s easy for dogs to make friends especially when they go on an adventure. A dog even enjoyed an adventure way too much that he went missing then came back with new friends. Surprisingly for Bo, it was a dog and a goat he befriended along the way.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

"I adopted a 17-Year-Old rescue dog with a devastating past'

Jeneda Benally tells Newsweek about adopting what became the world's ugliest dog.

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Opie the Dog Finds Loving Home After Spending 838 Days in Florida Shelter

Opie, a 6-year-old chow chow mix, spent more than two years in the shelter at The Humane Society of St. Lucie County before finally finding his forever home late in August.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Injured Dogs Rescued from the War in Ukraine Are Ready for Adoption After Receiving Wheelchairs

Johnny and Phoenix both sustained injuries during the ongoing war in Ukraine that left the dogs unable to walk without assistance

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Three Aging Elephants To Move From Zoo to Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Three African elephants will soon be moved from a zoo to an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee, where they’ll be able to live out the rest of their lives in peace and among others of their own kind, Knox News reported. Tonka, Jana, and Edie – whose ages

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

New BBB Report on Online Puppy Scams One More Reason to Adopt, Not Shop

A new Better Business Bureau (BBB) report reveals that hundreds of Americans who hoped to buy a puppy online have instead been duped into paying thousands of dollars for a new family member who never arrives. In addition to overcrowding at shelters and tr

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

This Pup Was Rescued From a Hot Car, Then Adopted By the Officer Who Saved Him

The poor pup was stuck in the car for two hours, when temps probably rose about 100 degrees.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

A caving project became a rescue mission after a dog was found 500 feet down

What was supposed to be a caving excursion in Missouri turned into a rescue mission after a dog was found curled up and malnourished about 500 feet into the cave system.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

NYC Firefighters Save Dog Thrown From Bridge Into Harlem River | Daily Paws

Nobody is sure who threw the brown and white pit bull mix into the Harlem river, but fact action from a good Samaritan and the FDNY's water crew helped save the sweet pup.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Animal rescue groups across the U.S. band together to rescue 4,000 beagles

A federal judge ordered thousands of dogs to be rehomed from a Virginia research facility after several inspections revealed poor conditions. Animal rescue groups are working to do just that.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Rescue dog Kratu made the world laugh with his agility runs

Adopting Kratu proved life-changing for U.K. resident Tess Eagle Swan by helping her contend with a painful past, anxiety and autism.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Tennessee Trooper Saves a Dog From the Heat, Then Adopts Her

From trooper to dog dad, and all it took was an umbrella and some Little Debbie.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

New York Trooper Rescues Golden Retriever By Crawling 15 Feet Into Drainage Pipe | Daily Paws

Lilah, the 13-year-old golden retriever, had been missing for two days by the time she was located, stuck inside a pipe in a drainage culvert. A New York State trooper shimmied 15 feed into the pipe to pull the tired, wet dog to safety.

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Lady Freethinker - Working For A Free and Compassionate World

A nonprofit media organization dedicated to creating a compassionate world via petitions, investigations and more to fight animal cruelty and end suffering of all species.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

How South Carolina Firefighters Rescued 8 Puppies From a Burning Building

They were underneath a burning storage shed, but two of them have already been adopted just a few days later.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

A Lost Iditarod Dog was Reunited with His Musher After Three Months

Leon, an Iditarod dog, disappeared for a span of three after the Ruby checkpoint incident. He is now reunited with his musher and the rest of the team.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Dynamic duo: Phoenix area animal rescue takes in inseparable pig and puppy

It's not likely that you have seen this: a pig and a puppy can't be separated, and thanks to an animal rescue in the Phoenix area, they don't have to be. FOX 10's Anita Roman reports.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Johnny Depp Snuggles Orphaned Badger At Wildlife Rescue 1 Day After Trial Verdict

Johnny Depp got cozy in a sweet pic with a badger at an animal rescue a day after his big trial win against his ex Amber Heard.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Watch This Professional Football Player Trudge Through Dangerous, Icy Floodwaters to Rescue Stranded Dogs

Canadian Football League running back Brady Oliveira has rescued stray dogs for three years now, including three dogs he saved from icy floodwaters last week. He posted the adventure to TikTok.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Microchip Saves Tabby Cat From Being Put Down After 16 Years Missing

The chip also allowed him to reunite with his family for the first time in 16 years.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

‘Tossed to the curb like trash’: Kittens saved in San Antonio after found in paper bag

A San Antonio Animal Care Services employee found the cold and hungry kittens inside a box in a paper bag.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Adoptable Pets Of The Week In Oceanside-Camp Pendleton Area

Animal rescue organizations in your area put these pets up for adoption over the past week.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Animal Rescuers Use Liquid Soap to Free Baby Fox Stuck in Rusty Tire

The RSPCA saved the fox kit and his sister in Kent, England, and took both baby animals to the South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dog Showed Up On Woman’s Patio Chair & Refused To Leave Until He Was Adopted

One family peeked outside and discovered an unexpected guest sitting on a chair on their back patio. The surprise visitor was an adorable dog who made

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Couple Turns Old School Into Senior Dog Sanctuary, Loves Them Til Their Last Breath

What used to be a school in Shawnee, Missouri has been transformed into a sanctuary for senior dogs. Kathryn Lask and Todd Mitchell were volunteering at

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Young Ukrainian volunteer killed after delivering food to dog shelter

Anastasiia Yalanskaya was one of three volunteers delivering the food to Bucha, about 18 miles outside the Ukrainian capitol. All three were killed, according to a news report.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Love Dogs? Animal Control Is Looking For Volunteers For Its Pooches

Volunteers need to be at least 16-years old and be willing to commit to weekly shifts at one of the county’s animal care centers.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dog Who Looked Like He'd Turned To Stone Is Gorgeous Now - The Dodo

When Grinch was rescued, he had such bad mange that it looked like he was made of stone — but with some love, he's a whole new dog.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Jon Hamm Adopts Dog Who Was Returned to the Rescue Shelter Twice

I Stand With my Pack announced that the actor and "Mad Men" star had adopted a dog named Splash, who was returned to the shelter twice. 

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Two Dogs Rescued From Brownsville, Texas, Parking Lot - The Dodo

Two dogs were found as strays in a fast food restaurant parking lot in Brownsville, Texas, and rescued by Animal Aid Brigade in Houston.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Free Busch Beer for Fostering or Adopting a Shelter Dog | Mental Floss

If getting to play with a lovable pup isn’t enough of an incentive to foster or adopt a shelter dog, Busch is throwing in a bonus.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Animal Shelters Seek People To Foster Pets During Coronavirus Pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

Social distancing got you feeling a bit lonely these days? If you've ever thought about fostering a pet, this is the time to do it.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

New Law May Give Tax Break For People Who Adopt Animals

A new law under consideration in New York State would give up to a $125 tax credit per pet for owners who adopt animals from shelters.

News | Animal Links

Restoring eucalyptus trees to secure a future for koalas

IFAW and Bangalow Koalas held a eucalyptus tree planting event to secure habitat for koalas.

Home Improvement | DIY

How to Use Your Crafting Skills to Help Animals Displaced by Australia's Fires

Rescue groups in Australia are looking for handmade nests, blankets, and joey pouches to provide to the animals whose homes have been destroyed by wildfires.

News | Israel Around The World

Jerusalem Zoo sends money to help fire-injured animals in Australia | The Jerusalem post

The money collected will be used to buy medical supplies in Australia, which will be sent to volunteers currently helping wildlife.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Corona del Mar dog gets critical surgery with help from social media - Los Angeles Times

With only enough money set aside for rent and not knowing what else to do, Gypsi's owner reached out for help on Nextdoor.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Little Blue Senior Dog Found Roaming The Streets All Alone - The Dodo

“We were mystified, but our vet helped us figure out the blue color (we think)"

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 Ways You Can Support Your Local Animal Shelters | Mental Floss

Whether or not you're ready to commit to adding a new member to your family, there are plenty of ways to support shelters on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat found safe after going on a ride under hood of car | abc7.com

A cat is safe after going on a ride under the hood of a car. Kaleah Michelle tweeted a video along with a message saying "I was driving and heard a 'meow' and look what we found".

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Rescue bull looks so sad after he accidentally bursts his favorite toy ball

Tex the longhorn bull looked adorably dejected after he pushed his bright red yoga ball into a barbed wire fence and deflated it

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Petco Workers Find Senior Dogs Abandoned In Store Bathroom

“They were shaking and they wanted to be together.”

News | Animal Links

#TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief

Susan Cain Tellem needs your help today! #TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief - Hello turtle friends from Susan and Marshall at American Tortoise Rescue. Our house and the turtle hospital in Malibu burned down Friday, November 10, during one of California’s

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

He looks SO different now!

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

A woman was taken into custody after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Hurricane Florence Heroes Rescue 6 Trapped Dogs from Rising Waters: 'They Would Have Drowned'

Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Senior Dogs Abandoned At Shelter Being Too 'Loud' And 'Smelly' - The Dodo

They were both so confused — but now they're getting the best second chance ❤️️

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Senior Dachshund Found Alone On Lawn With The Saddest Note - The Dodo

“Please take care of my dog. I love her so much.”

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pup Named After David Bowie (With Eyes to Match) Needs a Forever Home

The dog has reportedly been ignored by potential owners because of his different colored eyes.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Adorable red fox is too friendly to live in the wild. Instead, she moves in with her human family

Not all animals are fit to live in the wild. Actually, some do better living along side humans. Here’s a story about Pudding, a fox cub, who was too tame to release back into the wild. Due to her special circumstances, the friendly cub wouldn’t make i

News | Animal Links

Los Angeles Permanently Bans Sale of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs, & Rabbits

The city of LA has banned the commercial sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits to reduce the number of strays and euthanized animals.

News | Animal Links

What Happens When a Young Rescue Elephant Sees Her Favorite Person Each Day (Video)

The sweet elephant in the video above is named Kham La. At not quite six years old, she’s still a youngster. It’s obvious Kham La’s got a thing for one ...

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Injured Deer Walks into Emergency Room After Being Hit by Car | Fox News Insider

A deer limped into a hospital emergency room after being hit by a car Monday afternoon.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Rhinos with cameras hidden in their horns could prevent poaching

The war on wildlife crime is taking a new technology-driven direction.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Herd rescues collapsed baby elephant on busy road

A herd of elephants immediately took action when a baby of their group collapsed on a South African road.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Abandoned Dog Helps Save The Lives Of 10 Sick Puppies And Their Mother

Hero the dog has truly earned his name. An abandoned dog led animal rescuers to a litter of 10 sick puppies and their mother in Dallas, Texas, last Tuesday. The pooch, who has since been aptly named

Pets & Animals | Pets!

Dog Who Was Homeless For 10 Years Moves Into A Warm, Loving Home

Donations are pouring in to make sure that a dog who spent the last decade outside in a New York City park will never want for anything, ever again. Charlie -- who is also known as Ricky -- had been seen around Highbridge Park in upper Manhattan f...

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Orphan kangaroos spend Christmas without their parents

Over here in the UK, we are used to the image of homeless dogs and cats pining for a family at Christmas time.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Adorable Duck And Dog Duo Spotted Napping Together In Paris | Bored Panda

In a strange but adorable twist of fate, two Reddit users recently discovered that they had taken photos of a cute pair of duck and dog friends at almost the same time and almost the same place – Paris. Hopefully, the unexplained dog-duck duo is safe an

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Diver Rescues Sea Turtle, Gets a Thanks

[http://youtu.be/QSCbpcpjJl4] (YouTube link)Off the coast of Mexico, a diver untangles a sea turtle from a hank of rope. Instead of making a quick escape, the turtle hangs around long enough to say his thanks and pose for the camera. -via Laughing Squid..

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Incredible sight of the elephant that cried: this is an AMAZING story!

Raju the elephant was rescued by a team from North London-based charity Wildlife SOS after suffering for 50 years in the Uttar Pradesh area of India.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

California Highway Patrol Rescues Chihuahua

The California Highway Patrol is being lauded for its efforts in rescuing a Chihuahua off the I-680 freeway Friday. The Contra Costa CHP posted a photo of the rescue on Twitter saying: 'This little dog...