Man & Dog Walk 140 Miles To Safety Across Russian-Occupied Ukraine

During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 61-year-old Igor Pedin refused to go anywhere without his nine-year-old Terrier mix named Zhu-Zhu. The man and his dog were in Mariupol, which is currently a Russian-controlled area in the southeastern part of Ukraine. He had family in Zaporizhzhia, which was a Ukraine-controlled city about 225 kilometers (140 miles) … Read more

Country diary: A scent-filled walk to a remote lake | Wildlife

or path slants out of Cwm Nantcol through Coed Crafnant. Among sessile oaks, migrant birds throng after exhausting journeys from Africa. The air is melodic with the velvet diminuendo of willow warblers; leaves of the trees have not yet opened, concealing their perpetual activity among high branches. Pied flycatchers – miniature magpies in stroboscopic dance-mode … Read more

Two-Legged Rescue Puppy Will Walk Right Into Your Heart On His New Prosthetic Legs

Life did not get off to a promising start for Cupid. The adorable fluffy puppy was found sealed in a trash bag in a Toronto dumpster this January. He was just 7-weeks-old, born without front limbs, and tossed out like garbage to die in the frigid weather. Now, not only has Cupid stolen the hearts … Read more

Abuse Survivor Too Scared To Even Walk Upright Gets A Second Chance

Dogs who survive hoarding or severe neglect cases often develop fear and trust issues, through no fault of their own. With kindness, support, and patience, these dogs can learn to trust again and show off their true, loving personalities. When 80 dogs were rescued from a neglect case in Florida, it took collaboration between several … Read more