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There's Always Hope (VIDEO)

Imagine the pain you'd feel when you are covered in open wounds, blood and puss trickling down your legs, all while you are terribly underweight. To say this young boy was neglected would be an understatement.    His impound number was #A1400580- he had no name. Picked up as a stray by the county shelter, we'll never know what he endured and how long he was neglected, but he was in terrible shape and in...
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Women out on walk rescue injured bald eagle lying in ditch (PHOTOS)

We love all animal rescues at DogHeirs whether the animals have fur or feathers. Denise Collins shared her recent rescue story with DogHeirs, which involved a bald eagle! Denise and her cousin were out for a walk near Cremona in Alberta on Tuesday March 24, 2015 when they came across a hurt immature bald eagle lying in a ditch. "Without a second thought we sprung into action and managed to get my sweater over its...
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EMTs save dog who jumped off 200-foot overpass

A Pennsylvania emergency medical services team responding to a call were surprised to find a Pit Bull who had jumped off an overpass rather than a "woman in distress". They immediately gave the dog oxygen and rushed her to a veterinarian. The team told the vets that they would take care of the dog's treatments. It all began when Woodland Hills EMS was called for a woman in distress. But it turns out the message...
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Powerful photos capture the moments these 11 dogs were saved by their rescuers (PHOTOS)

These dogs have all suffered a life of abuse, neglect or homelessness. But as the following photos below reveal, their lives were about to change. The photos capture the exact moment the dogs were freed from their misery by the kind-hearted rescuers and animal welfare officers who work tirelessly to save dogs and give them a second chance! Pam Perry from Hillsborough County Animal Services in Florida holds one of the 26 Pit Bulls they...
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Abused dog "Khaleesi" gets first surgery to reconstruct her nose

Khaleesi the Pit Bull, who was found with half her face gone and injuries all over her body as result of abuse, has had her first reconstructive surgery. The disfigured Pit Bull was dumped in a woman's yard and soon after rescued by Passion 4 Pits. "It's going to be at least six months of surgery before we can issue an adoption," said Stephanie Paquin, founder of Passion 4 Pits Rescue in Orlando, Florida. "Our...
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Kind-hearted police officers working on their own time to help feed stray dogs

A group of police officers are working on their own time to help feed and care for stray dogs in Bogota, Colombia. Every Thursday night, they bring food and medicine and feed the homeless and sick dogs.. It's not part of an official program, but the policemen spend several hours, sometimes until midnight feeding the stray dogs they find around the city. BBC News reported that the excurions are spearheaded by Officer Andrey Pinzón Trujillo....
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Abused Pit Bull Found with Half a Face on Road to Recovery and Better Life

A Pit Bull found with half her face missing has been saved thanks to kind-hearted rescuers who want to give her a second chance. The disfigured Pit Bull was dumped in a woman's yard and reported to Orange County Animal Services on August 6, 2015. A rescue coordinator asked Passion 4 Pits if they could help this special dog in tough shape and they took her in. Khaleesi is around 2 years old and not...
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There's Always Hope (VIDEO)

Imagine the pain you'd feel when you are covered in open wounds, blood and puss trickling down your legs, all while you are terribly underweight. To say this young boy was neglected would be an understatement.    His impound number was #A1400580- he had no name. Picked up as a stray by the county shelter, we'll never know what he endured and how long he was neglected, but he was in terrible shape and in...
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3 dogs trapped by rock 6 meters under the ground - rescued!!

*this article is not written by a native english speaker so please excuse the language* Today, Saturday, at noon we get a phone call from an officer, asking for our help in rescuing dogs that are trapped in a pit, deep as 6 meters, and covered by a big rock, leaving a little peephole for sun to shine through. The officers (volunteers), called us up after calling numerous other organization that were unwilling to help....
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Homeless senior dog has a lot of love left to give (VIDEO)

After receiving a call from a Good Samaritan about a dog with a badly injured leg off the the Interstate 710 in Los Angeles, Hope For Paws went to rescue him. Eldad Hagar and his team noticed that the dog, who they named Rudolf was quietly sleeping, and they took advantage of that to safely secure him. They noted the dog was a senior and must have survived on the streets for some time. "We...
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66 Great Danes rescued during puppy mill bust (VIDEO)

66 Great Danes have been rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Desoto County, Florida after authorities received a tip from a concerned citizen. Apparently, a man responded to a Craigslist ad and arrived at the home to find Debra Rivera and a few other people giving the dogs away, according to WINK News. But after seeing the condition of the dogs were in, the man contacted Animal Services. Soon after, authorities raided the rural...
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Dog a day away from being put down is now former Marine's lifeline (VIDEO)

Decimo was just a day away from being euthanized in a shelter in Georgia, where dozens of dogs are euthanized every day. Instead of dying, he’s been given a second chance and, not only that, he’s been given a purpose and giving a war veteran a second chance too.Extensively trained through One Warrior Won, Decimo, and shelter dogs like him, are helping retired military members who have PTSD. After he was trained Decimo was paired...
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