Ukraine Dog Coaxed Out Of Apartment After Deadly Missile Strike

Unfortunately, the tragedy continues months after Russia first invaded Ukraine. Many buildings have been demolished as people seek shelter. With so many deaths and injuries, lots of pets have been left behind in the rubble, fighting for their lives. A recent missile strike in Mykolayiv destroyed an apartment building and left several people dead or … Read more

Poland Animal Shelter Rescues Traumatized Ukraine Dogs & Hires Refugees

Aaron Jackson has made a huge difference in the world thanks to his organization called Planting Peace. Some of the incredible work they do involves protecting rainforests, planting trees, and encouraging equality. Ever since Russia first invaded Ukraine, the organization has expanded to help there as well. So, Jackson traveled from Florida to Poland to … Read more

US Drone Pilot Uses Infrared Camera To Save Trapped Ukraine Pets

Doug Thron travels around the world to save abandoned pets during natural disasters. Amid events like hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires, he uses his drone to locate life in destroyed buildings. He recently moved his rescue work to Kyiv, Ukraine, to save all the innocent pets that are trapped in the rubble. The infrared camera on … Read more

Dead dolphins: how nature became another casualty of the Ukraine war | Conservation

Every spring for the past 30 years, conservationists at the Tuzly Lagoons national park on the Black Sea in Ukraine have been digging shallow channels from the coastal lagoons down to the shoreline, linking the bodies of water together. The rivulets, which used to occur naturally until industrial agriculture plugged the small rivers that fed … Read more

Three trucks, nine lions, police with guns: how the Odesa big cat rescue unfolded | Ukraine

The lion rescuers met at midnight in the carpark of a hotel in the Romanian city of Suceava, 50km from the Ukraine border. “It sounds very ominous,” says Lionel de Lange, a South African wildlife park owner who led the operation. “But it was really the first time the 13 of us had ever met … Read more

Brave Veterinarian And His Daughter Risk All Traveling To Ukraine To Help Refugee Dogs

Dr. Cliff Redford is a passionate veterinarian who has traveled the world for the sake of helping animals. With his experience in volunteering around the globe, he knew he had to get to Ukraine when the devastating war began. Dr. Cliff owns a veterinary practice in Ontario, Canada, but his love for his work has … Read more

Scared Dog Abandoned By Russian Troops Joins Forces With Ukraine Soldiers

Max the Belgian Malinois was trained to assist Russian soldiers during the invasion of Ukraine. But now, he has switched sides and is helping protect Ukrainians instead. He had a long journey between his two roles, but he seems genuinely happy in his new position. Russian soldiers left the three-year-old working dog behind in Ukraine. … Read more

‘We had too much to do to be scared’: the couple who fled Irpin with 19 dogs | Ukraine

The image of a windswept young woman holding tight to the leads of nine dogs under an ominously dark sky spread far and wide at the time of the Battle of Kyiv. The apparent bravery of the woman, who was attempting an audacious evacuation across a broken bridge targeted by Russian fire, and the vulnerability … Read more

Ukraine Refugee Pets And Their Humans Seek Shelter Thousands Of Miles Away

In early May 2022, a flight of 166 Ukrainian refugees landed at the St. John’s International Airport in Canada. But they weren’t alone because 11 pets (3 dogs and eight cats) came along. The people could not leave their furry friends behind, so they did not hop on a flight until they knew their pets … Read more

Annual “Cat Extravaganza” Event Raises Money For Ukraine

This week, in the seaside village of Brighton, UK, the Loving Cats Worldwide group (more commonly known as the LCWW) put on their iconic and incredibly unique “Cat Extravaganza” event. This event attracted hundreds of Brighton locals to view what LCWW claimed to be the “most beautiful cats in the world.” “(The) LCWW Group is … Read more