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This is Clover's Story (video)

  Everyone who meets Clover has remarked on her happy and loving nature. Clover was hit by a car and left on the side of the road. She had a broken femur and was in pretty bad shape, but was so sweet that the shelter reached out to find her a rescue. Once we got her to our vet, we found out her injuries were more severe than originally expected. In addition to the broken...
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Axel was found hit by a car... (video)

Axel was found hit by a car and picked up by animal control. We rescued him when his owners didn't claim him from the shelter, as the facility didn't have the means to help him and we didn't want to see him put down. Axel's leg was so badly shattered, there was absolutely no way to save it. It's sad when we have to make a tough decision to amputate a leg, but it's amazing...
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This is Clover's Story (video)

  Everyone who meets Clover has remarked on her happy and loving nature. Clover was hit by a car and left on the side of the road. She had a broken femur and was in pretty bad shape, but was so sweet that the shelter reached out to find her a rescue. Once we got her to our vet, we found out her injuries were more severe than originally expected. In addition to the broken...
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Deaf Shiba Inu Pulled from Muddy Ditch Gets Second Chance in Rescue (DC SIR)

Tomomi is a senior female Shiba Inu who was found bald, sick, and stuck in a muddy ditch. A nearby family heard her desperate cries and arranged for her to get out and taken to an animal shelter. The shelter cared for her as best they could, even dressing her in a pink sweater to cover her bald and infected skin. DC SIR soon heard about Tomomi's story from a fan of the rescue, and...
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Axel was found hit by a car... (video)

Axel was found hit by a car and picked up by animal control. We rescued him when his owners didn't claim him from the shelter, as the facility didn't have the means to help him and we didn't want to see him put down. Axel's leg was so badly shattered, there was absolutely no way to save it. It's sad when we have to make a tough decision to amputate a leg, but it's amazing...
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Then he met a family who would change his whole life... (VIDEO)

Imagine the pain you'd feel when you are covered in open wounds, blood trickling down your legs, all while you are terribly underweight. To say this young boy was neglected would be an understatement.  💔 This youngster spent months receiving treatments at the vet and will never know that kind of pain again. Weighing only 53 pounds and diagnoses with mange, bacterial infections, anemia, as well as a host of other issues when rescued, he...
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Kindhearted Men Save Dog Stranded On Ice Floe

Russian fishermen were out on the water when they spotted a dog stuck on an ice floe and drifting down river. In the video clip, the kind-hearted men can be seen making their way over to the stranded dog. But the frightened and damp dog takes some convincing and paces nervously on the narrow piece of ice before the men are able to coax him over to their boat. Thankfully, they are able to convince...
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Two Fishermen In Disbelief When They Rescue Pair Of Kittens In the Water

Two Alabama fishermen on the Warrior River couldn’t believe their eyes when they spotted a kitten swimming towards their boat. The one man reaches into the water and lifts the kitten into the boat and that’s when his friend says he sees another kitten in the distance! With the two kittens safely stowed on board, the surprised animal rescuer can’t help but shake his head. “There’s a first time for everything,” he says. Talk about...
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Compassionate Bikers Save Fox Stuck on Barbed Wire

When these bikers noticed a fox was stuck on the barbed wires of a fence, they stepped into action. Together with some teamwork and tools, they were able to set the fox free! As soon as they see him scamper off they cheer, happy to have helped save his life.
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Man breaks into apartment when building is on fire and helps save dogs left home alone

When a fire broke out in a South Dakota apartment complex because of a lightning strike, Spencer Butler, a friend and some strangers run door-to-door checking apartments for people and pets. Spencer went to see the fire and brought his camera and he and his friend soon realized they could help. It's a good thing they did because behind one door was a scared Corgi all alone. Watch the dramatic POV footage that Spencer filmed...
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Smoking hot firefighters pose with rescue dogs to help shelter animals

Their job is to serve their community and protect people. But when they're not busy putting out fires and helping save people's lives, these good-looking firefighters are volunteering their time to help shelter dogs. Every year firefighters in Charleston, South Carolina help the Charleston Animal Society raise funds through a calendar. The handsome men pose with dogs (and kittens) who need a home, and needless to say, it's always a big hit.  The 2015 Charleston Firefighters...
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Adopt a Senior Month Alumni Update: Kuri

Senior Spotlight! November is #AdoptaSeniorPetMonth! In honor of this, DC Shiba Inu Rescue is sharing updates on some of our alumni who were adopted as seniors.  Kurisumasu is a senior girl who was adopted earlier this year. Here is an update from Kuri's mother:I adopted 13 year old Kuri on April 23, 2016 along with puppy mill rescue, Mitsu.  Prior to adopting these beautiful girls, I shared my life with my Shiba Inu, Sapphire, who died unexpectedly on...
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