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Extraordinary dog who cared for countless rescue animals passes away suddenly

Butterbean, a Bull Terrier who helped foster countless rescue animals at Rocky Ridge Refuge, is being mourned after news was shared that she passed away suddenly. Butterbean was an extraordinary foster mother at the Arkansas rescue run by longtime animal rescuer Janice Wolf. Butterbean helped care for all kinds of animals, from ponies to puppies. No matter what animal came into the rescue, Butterbean would give them comfort when they were sick, raised them as if...
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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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48 Labrador Retrievers rescued from horrific living conditions at puppy mill

Forty-eight of America’s favorite breed of dog were rescued from an unlicensed breeding facility after a concerned citizen notified authorities.  35 adult yellow Labrador Retrievers and 13 puppies were seized by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office from horrific conditions at a property in Elmwood, Wisconsin on April 22nd. The Labradors were found all living indoors in small, dirty travel crates without access to food or water.  The ASPCA and Animal Humane Society (AHS) assisted authorities...
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Every single dog adopted at weekend event that saw 524 rescue animals find homes

Nearly two months ago, the ASPCA assisted the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office in removing nearly 700 dogs, cats and farm animals from The Haven - Friends For Life animal rescue, an unlicensed facility in Raeford, North Carolina. At the time, the ASPCA said, “This is one of the largest animal seizures the ASPCA has ever conducted in our 150 years as an organization. Our goal is to help them become healthy and ultimately find them...
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Rescued puppy to get life-saving heart surgery thanks to kindness of strangers

A tiny 10-week-old puppy who has a bad heart is going to get a new lease on life thanks to the kindness and generosity of strangers. Muncie Animal Rescue Fund in Indiana rescued the Shih Tzu/Dachshund mix named Gracie and discovered she had a heart murmur and needed an operation to correct it or she would die. Muncie ARF wrote, “This loving, tiny pup, who loves people, is curious, fun and will make a wonderful...
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Gofundme

My name is Elizabeth, I am a college student who was diagnosed anxiety and ptsd and suffers from horrible migraines. Many people with these conditions have service dogs to help with anxiety and ptsd. Currently I have a bearded dragon at my home which helps alleviate my anxiety. My parents have a dog named Marley who I credit my life. Sadly,I can't take my bearded dragon with me out of the house, especially since they have many temperature requirements...
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Shelter dog is so excited she's adopted she throws her hand up in the air

Ready to see one of the the happiest adoption photos ever? This is Coso, a 7-year-old Australian sheepdog mix. She’s just found out she’s got a forever family and can't contain her excitement. Coso had been staying at a shelter in Melbourne, Australia after her family gave her up. It wasn't until Lort Smith Animal Hospital, which also operates a rescue, got her out of there that things started to look better for her. That's because...
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  In February of 2016, 64 Beagles we released to CUPA from a laboratory testing facility in Bangalore.The minute we heard about this, we jumped on the chance to document their journey from labs to laps.We were present on their adoption day, excited and overwhelmed to see the joy they brought to all present.Kudos to all the people involved in helping these 64 families! It’s projects like these that remind us of why we love...
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Rescuers save 295 dogs from Arkansas puppy mill of horrors

295 dogs are now safe thanks to a caller to the Humane Society of The United States Puppy Mill Tip Line. On March 3, 2016, HSUS rescued the dogs from a suspected puppy mill in Madison County, Arkansas. The rescue coordinated an invesetigation with local authorities and they got a search warrant for the remote and rural property.  What they found there was a horror show. They found dogs covered in feces and suffering malnutrition....
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Extraordinary dog who cared for countless rescue animals passes away suddenly

Butterbean, a Bull Terrier who helped foster countless rescue animals at Rocky Ridge Refuge, is being mourned after news was shared that she passed away suddenly. Butterbean was an extraordinary foster mother at the Arkansas rescue run by longtime animal rescuer Janice Wolf. Butterbean helped care for all kinds of animals, from ponies to puppies. No matter what animal came into the rescue, Butterbean would give them comfort when they were sick, raised them as if...
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Missing Buddy

Seven years ago two puppies were dumped into the back of my dad’s pickup truck. My dad found them as they were making whimpering noises in the bed of his truck. They had to be less than seven weeks old. Upon finding them he put them into the bath tub in our house until my parents decided what they wanted to do with them. Since they were so small and we had an older bigger...
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Owners take paralyzed dog's wheelchair away after dumping her at shelter

Angie the Cocker Spaniel is just 2 years old, but sometime in her young life she fractured her vertebrae and became paralyzed in her back legs. How and when remains a mystery. But what is known is that Angie’s owners brought her to the Miami-Dade Animal Services and surrendered her. And before they left, they took her wheelchair with them. Urgent Dogs of Miami posted Angie’s story on their Facebook page and pleaded with their...
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