'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 ...

Pitbull was abandoned & hit in the head with a hammer, has now become a proud K9 Officer

Pit bulls have a bad reputation and are sometimes mistakenly identified as “fight dogs.” Many people believe that the breed ...

Tiny dog rescued from puppy mill was given six months to live, but defies the odds thanks to family

Some pets have the odds stacked against them — they can come from rough backgrounds or have health issues that ...