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‘The Saddest Dog at The Shelter’ Finds Forever Home

Dembe, a dog who was once called the "saddest dog at the shelter" because of his downcast demeanor as he awaited adoption, has found a forever home at an animal sanctuary.

Animal Shelter Hails Homeless Man’s Act of Compassion for Abandoned Puppies

A homeless man has been praised online after he rescued a litter of puppies, leaving them at an animal shelter with an anonymous note.

Hundreds of Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Rescued in Mass Community Effort

A huge community effort in Texas has saved 950 cold-stunned sea turtles after a sudden drop in temperatures.

Firefighters Rescue Ducklings From Storm Drain

Round Rock firefighters have rescued a group of ducklings that wandered into a storm drain and became trapped.

Animal Shelter Hosts Unique Fundraiser with ‘Poorly Drawn Pets’ Initiative

An animal shelter's unique fundraiser is drawing amateurish versions of their donators pets in a bid to raise thousands for rehoming.

Pennsylvania Animal Shelter Celebrates Empty Kennels for the First Time in 47 Years

An animal shelter is celebrating a remarkable achievement: for the first time in 47 years, all of its kennels are empty.

Rescue Dog Sworn in as Police Department’s First Canine Officer

A police department has welcomed its newest recruit - Bolo, a rescue dog - as its inaugural paw-trol officer.

Coast Guard Rescues Dog That Fell off 300-Foot Cliff

In a heartwarming and heroic tale , a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew based in Astoria rescued a dog who had fallen 300 feet off a cliff.

Two Pups Find Furever Family After Late-Night Rescue

Two dogs abandoned in a park with a note asking for help have been given a new lease of life after being rescued by a passerby.

Kind-Hearted Canadian Helps Bird Frozen to Ground Take Flight Again

A kind-hearted man has captured the moment he helped free a bird that was completely frozen to the ground.
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