shelter dogs

12-year-old forced to give up puppy to shelter to save it from his father's abuse

In a perfect world every dog would spend their whole lives with their loving owners, but sadly that isn’t the ...

Rescuers race to save life of gravely wounded 'bait dog' dumped outside shelter

Dogs are such beautiful, friendly creatures that it’s very hard to imagine why anyone would want to cause them harm ...

Man keeps promise to return for his pit bull after having to surrender him to shelter

It’s always heartbreaking when people surrender their pets to shelters. Some people simply change their minds after adopting, or realize ...

10-year-old boy spends his free time comforting shelter dogs by reading to them

At any given moment there are thousands of cats and dogs around the country living in shelters. We hope that ...

Owners dump their friendly pit bull at kill shelter because they're expecting a baby

Having a dog is a big commitment. They’re like family, and you have to be ready to take care of ...

Family asks vets to euthanize dog because they didn't want her anymore—then a rescue steps in to save her life

It’s always heartbreaking to have to put a dog to sleep. For most pet owners, it’s a day you dread ...