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Ohio Animal Shelter Emptied (In A Good Way) During COVID-19

Even though dogs can’t contract COVID-19 to our knowledge, many have been impacted by the outbreak. Animal shelters are, after all, staffed by people who are susceptible to the virus. With less staff available and an increase in owner surrenders, shelter animals suffer too. Not to mention, people no longer venture into shelters looking to …

Hairless Rescue Dog’s Transformation Will Make You Do A Double-Take

When a stray Chihuahua arrived at Maricopa County Animal Care & Control in Arizona back in October, she was in terrible condition, suffering from demodex mange. She resembled an ancient mummy far more than she did a dog. Her bone-thin body was covered in scabs. Due to her condition and her foggy eyes, this dog was …

Shelters Need Your Help During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The spread of the coronavirus has made things difficult for countless people. Sadly, animals also suffer during a widespread pandemic. People stop visiting shelters as they must practice social distancing and stay home. Adoption events have been canceled. But animals still get admitted to shelters as usual. Nationwide, animal shelters risk overcrowding, which can obviously …

Woman Spends Valentine’s Week In Kennel With Longterm Resident Pup

The week leading up to Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time to be alone. But any time at all living alone in a small kennel in an animal shelter can be difficult for homeless dogs. Especially when that dog has lived in that kennel for a long time. Tessa, a Pit Bull at Pima Animal …

Patient Pooch Has Helped His Mom Foster More Than 200 Rescue Pups

Kilo’s life began in a cruel, and all-too-common fashion. He lived in a dreary backyard without enough to eat; his only purpose to breed and produce litter after litter of puppies. Eventually, Kilo ended up in a California kill shelter. That’s where he met volunteer Candice Miller. At the time, Miller had three dogs of …

Patient Pooch Has Helped His Mom Foster 200 Rescue Pups

Kilo’s life began in a cruel, and all-too-common fashion. He lived in a dreary backyard without enough to eat. His only purpose was to breed and produce litter after litter of puppies. Eventually, Kilo ended up in a California kill shelter. That’s where he met volunteer Candice Miller. At the time, Miller had three dogs …

Sir Patrick Stewart and Wife Sunny Ozell Rescue Their 3rd Pit Bull

Sir Patrick Stewart and his wife Sunny Ozell are passionate about pit bulls. They made a goal to foster three of them during this season’s filming of Picard and in bringing Ella home, they have met that goal. View this post on Instagram Please meet our new foster girl, Miss Ella, named after Ella Fitzgerald. …