“Dead” Dog Lifts His Head-Up When The Person He’s Been ‘Waiting’ For Comes To Take Him Home

Judy Obregon, the founder of a dog rescue organization called The Abandoned Ones, received a call about a Poodle-mix stray she had been trying to save. But as soon as she saw the photograph of the dog on the ground, she knew it was too late. He had already vanished. Obregon got a call earlier … Read more

Traumatized Husky Hid Deep In Corner, Then “Her Person” Walked In

Trauma, whether physical or emotional (or both), is difficult to overcome for a rescued animal. Rehabilitating traumatized dogs so they may live a normal existence is the goal of rescuers, medical personnel, and fosters. Some dogs have it easier than others, though. Lilac spent her days on the streets, gliding around an elementary school. When … Read more

Happy the elephant is not a person, says court in key US animal rights case | New York

New York’s top court has ruled that Happy, an elephant residing at the Bronx Zoo since the 1970s, cannot legally be considered a person in a closely watched case that tested the boundaries of applying human rights to animals. The case brought by an animal rights group argued Happy should be released from the zoo. … Read more

Dog On Deathbed ‘Gazes’ At 1st Person Who Paid Attention And Smiles Through His Pain

Finding food, water, and a safe place to sleep is always difficult for stray animals. They must navigate the complicated environment in which they live on their own. When a vehicle struck one dog looking for food, he was left alone suffering. Because he had no one to care for him, all he could do … Read more

‘Traumatized’ Husky Gets Second Chance In Life When ‘Her Person’ Walked-In

Meet Lilac. She spent her life on the street and was frequently seen walking past an elementary school. When Hope For Paws helped rescue her, they witnessed first-hand how frightened she was. As they lowered food to entice her in and then capture her, she fought fiercely. Lilac had no clue that these humans were … Read more

The Search Is On For The Person Caught Abusing Dog On Ring Doorbell Camera

Horrific abuse was recently captured on a Ring doorbell camera in the early hours of the morning. As the abuser walked their dog along the sidewalk, they soon began to slam the dog on the ground and drag them along the pavement. Investigators in the Southeast Washington DC area are searching for the person responsible … Read more