Heroic Pit Bull Dies Saving Kids From Mountain Lion Attack

Lady, a 2-year-old Pit Bull/Chihuahua mix, loved her family more than anything. Whenever the family’s four kids would play outside, Lady wouldn’t be far behind. Until recently, playtime was relaxing and fun, but when a mountain lion approached the yard, Lady’s protective side kicked in. In a horrific showdown, Lady fought the massive mountain lion … Read more

Dog Follows Kids To School And Mom Receives Photo of Him In Principal’s Office

Let’s face it, dogs are our kids and yes, they have fur. Hence, the name ‘fur-kids’. πŸ’— You’re going to love this story about a dog named Sandy who decided to follow Karen Manthey’s children to school. The funniest part is at the end of the story when Sandy’s mom received a surprise text message … Read more

Katherine Schwarzenegger Shares How Pets Can Teach Kids Valuable Lessons

Katherine Schwarzenegger, a self-proclaimed dog lover / animal advocate, is making headlines this month as she partners with Bounty (the paper towel company) for her latest contribution to the animal rescue community. For the entire month of May, Schwarzenegger and her Quicker Picker Upper colleagues will be picking up adoption fees for shelter pets at … Read more

Kids Write Touching Stories From Shelter Dogs’ Perspective To Help Them Get Adopted

An elementary school teacher came up with an incredible idea to help the adoptable animals at Richmond Animal Care & Control (RACC). With the help of her students and the shelter director, the adorable plan was set into motion! Mrs. Jones at St. Michael’s Episcopal School volunteers with the team at RACC. After getting to … Read more