'Broken' dog can't stop smiling when he realizes he's finally safe

Those animals that endure cruelty can often give up on life, thinking there is no hope for happiness. Sanford was ...

Woman inexplicably jumps zoo fence to get up close with African lion

Zoos can be a great place to see animals. Their displays rely on a careful balance between letting visitors see ...

Turtle dies with plastic in stomach

A nature center discovered the baby turtle had 104 pieces of plastic in its intestinal tract.

Deaf hiker falls 700 feet down mountain – when rescuers find her, she isn’t alone

Amelia Milling likes adventure. While most people her age might prefer beach holidays or playing with their smartphones, she has ...

Rescue uses billboard space to help two long-term shelter dogs find a home

For animal shelters, the most important job is finding forever homes for all their animals. While it can be a ...

Motorcyclist stops to give water to thirsty armadillo

Sometimes wild animals need a little human kindness, and there are some kind people willing to go out of their ...