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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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12 More Before and After Photos that Show What Love Does to a Rescued Dog

It's always heartwarming to see the amazing changes that happen to a dog after they are rescued, whether it be from a shelter or the streets! Here are 12 dogs who've gone from discarded to cherished! "Two months after we adopted her, she's can't stop grinning." "Before and after of my rescue, sweet pea! ... it's amazing how much a good home and some loving will do" "This is Liza T. Bear. I adopted her...
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No-kill shelter in "big trouble" after blizzard

A Baltimore animal shelter is begging for help after being buried by snow from the blizzard (snowstorm Jonas) that hit the Northeast United States. Wendy Goldbland with the Baltimore Humane Society told ABC news that they were in "big, big trouble" on Saturday after snow caused a number of problems for privately-run no kill shelter, which depends solely on community support. With only a staff of six, and over 100 animals, the shelter had no...
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Cher The Pit Bull’s Bucket List Help Cher Do #12 Be Her Valentine & Send Her A Card ?

CHER’S BUCKET LIST STORYSo this morning I came across a story online about a about a guy whose dog was diagnosed with terminal cancer.He was devastated by the news that his best friends life would be cut short and decided to make the best of the time they have left. He created a bucket list and he is currently having a blast with his dog doing fun things and visiting interesting places. He has been documenting each time they...
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Cher The Pit Bull’s Bucket List Help Cher Do #12 Be Her Valentine & Send Her A Card ?

CHER’S BUCKET LIST STORYSo this morning I came across a story online about a about a guy whose dog was diagnosed with terminal cancer.He was devastated by the news that his best friends life would be cut short and decided to make the best of the time they have left. He created a bucket list and he is currently having a blast with his dog doing fun things and visiting interesting places. He has been documenting each time they...
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Volunteer pilots have helped save over 87,000 shelter dogs

Did you know over 87,000 shelter dogs have been saved from euthanasia thanks to volunteer pilots? If not for the generosity of thousands of volunteer pilots who have coordinated missions of air transport for at-risk shelter dogs these dogs would likely have been added to shelter statistics of euthanized pets. source: Pilots N Paws Organizations such as Pilots N Paws and Wings of Rescue have been working for years flying death-row dogs from shelters with...
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Police ask for public's help after rash of dog thefts in northern New York

Dozens of dog have disappeared from their homes, and authorities are worried they may have been snatched by an organized dog theft ring. Authorities in northern New York are investigating the mysterious disappearances of at least 15 dogs, all taken within a 26-mile radius in St. Lawrence County. "There's something going on," St. Lawrence County Animal Control Officer James McConkey told The Huffington Post. "Most dogs that disappear are found in a few hours or...
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Story surfaces of woman who gave up her dog because he did not match her sofa

TV viewers of a morning show in Britain were shocked and disgusted when they learned a woman had given up her dog because he did not match her sofa. While helping promote pet adoptions for the Dogs Trust (one of Britain's foremost dog charities), actress Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore on Downtown Abbey) was equally stunned when she learned the story. Lesley was doing a segment for ITV's This Morning and was interviewing the assistant manager...
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Heroic man risks his life dangling over cliff's edge to save a lost dog

Derek Shaw was vacationing with his wife Anna when they caught sight of a dog stranded in a very precarious position. The Border Collie was stuck on a narrow ledge of a cliff face in Cromer, Norfolk. The dog, Millie, had been missing for 21 hours when Derek and Anna spotted him. She had gotten separated from her owners after being frightened by another dog. It's likely she was trapped on the cliff for most...
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Homeless dog and her 3 puppies saved from college campus (VIDEO)

When Hope For Paws received a call about a small dog who needed help they were told that she had recently given birth to three puppies. Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarelli arrived and found the mom and her puppies between a fence. They were able to catch the mom, Dottie,  and then went back for her puppies. There's a moment of heartbreak at the hospital, when one of her puppies, Ivy, passes on. But Pumbaa...
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Rescuers save a terrified homeless Pit Bull dangerously close to freeway (VIDEO)

Hope for Paws got a call about a homeless Pit Bull living near the side of a freeway. Good Samaritan Michele Clasen had spent weeks trying to help the stray dog he named Veyron and was relieved rescuers arrived to help him. But Veyron was terrified and every time they tried to lure him to them with the promise of food, he would run away. After several tries, the dog ran against a fence dangerously...
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