Kitten Rescued From Dumpster Fire Adopted By Vet Assistant Who Helped Treat Her

At just four weeks old, kitten Savannah found herself caught in a blazing dumpster fire. But thanks to the work of the Clark County Fire Department and Clark County Animal Protection Services, she was pulled from the flames and rushed into the care of The Las Vegas Animal Foundation and Pet Health Hospital of Las … Read more

Mechanic Pulls Backpack Out Of Dumpster And Finds Abused Puppy

A mechanic known as RJ recently saved a life on a typical workday. While working at a Midas auto shop in Shakopee, Minnesota, he heard a thumping sound coming from the dumpster. At first, he assumed it was a raccoon searching for a snack, but something compelled him to check. RJ’s curiosity ended up saving … Read more

Refuse Operator Discovers Puppy Buried In Trash Inside Apartment Dumpster

David Carlson, a refuse operator, was emptying the garbage bins at an Ohio apartment complex when he noticed something unusual. He saw a puppy in one of the bins, struggling underneath trash bags. Carlson had no idea what to do, but he knew he could not leave the dog like that. The puppy is a … Read more

Scared, Abandoned Pittie Hides From Rescuers Behind A Fast-Food Dumpster

Even the sweetest of dogs who are abandoned can become fearful and mistrustful. Rescuing these dogs takes patience and an understanding of what they’ve been through. In February of 2022, Hope For Paws, a southern California based rescue organization, received an email about a dog abandoned at a fast-food restaurant. The female gray and white … Read more

Couple Who Left Injured Dog In Dumpster To Die Avoid Felony Charges

Scott Miller, a construction worker, just happened to pass by a dumpster near his worksite in Westminster, California on the morning of July 27, 2021. Fortuitously, he peeked into the dumpster before garbage collection, thereby saving the life of the Yorkshire Terrier inside . When Miller found him, the dog was sitting on top of … Read more