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The End of a Chain (VIDEO)

*WARNING - CONTAINS ONE GRAPHIC IMAGE* We were contacted early one morning by a local shelter to help with an emergency situation. Late one night, a family turned their 10 month-old German Shepherd puppy in to the shelter who was missing one of his hind feet. They claimed they didn't know what happened, but they thought he might have "eaten it." The puppy was obviously in dire straits and needed medical attention above and beyond...
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Family rescue Pit Bull "thrown away" by neighbors and overcome their fear of the breed

This is a touching rescue story of how one family took in a Pit Bull after he was abandoned by their neighbors. Despite being afraid of the breed, Donna Deville LeBlanc brought the dog into her home and what happened next is truly special. Donna shared her story with DogHeirs and explained how Dozer became a member of her family. "When our neighbors were evicted, they left behind a pile of broken, cheap furniture and...
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Firefighter helps rescue Rottweiler thrown from car inside a sleeping bag

A firefighter came to the aid of a Rottweiler after the dog was thrown from a car covered in a sleeping bag. Firefighter William Aaron was heading back to the Ridgewood firehouse in Queens on Thursday night when he noticed two Good Samaritans waving their arms. He went over and they told him a dog was flung from a car onto the side of the road. Looking inside the sleeping bag, he saw that the...
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Woman finds paraplegic stray dog on Thai beach and brings him home

Meagan Penman was on holiday in Thailand a few months ago when she came across a pitiful sight. A puppy was dragging his hind legs on the beach. He was starving and covered in ticks. Meagan contacted several of the local animal rescues in the area, but none could take him. Here's a video Meagan took of Leo on the Thai beach. Meagan decided she could not leave the dog, who she named Leo, behind...
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The End of a Chain (VIDEO)

*WARNING - CONTAINS ONE GRAPHIC IMAGE* We were contacted early one morning by a local shelter to help with an emergency situation. Late one night, a family turned their 10 month-old German Shepherd puppy in to the shelter who was missing one of his hind feet. They claimed they didn't know what happened, but they thought he might have "eaten it." The puppy was obviously in dire straits and needed medical attention above and beyond...
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Two stray dogs separated during rescue brought together again with a bit of luck (VIDEO)

When Eldad Hagar spotted these two small dogs, they had been living on the streets for over a month. With help from they approached the dogs, one of which had an injured paw. While Lisa Chiarelli coaxed them with food, they got spooked and took off in different directions posing an extra challenge to their rescue efforts. But luckily, Eldad and Lisa managed to rescue the two sweet dogs. Now named Anna and Aurora, the...
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Two starving puppies tethered outside in the freezing cold saved by Good Samaritan

Two severely emaciated terrier-cross puppies who were tethered outside in freezing temperatures without food or water have been rescued after the BC SPCA was notified by a concerned citizen.   "It was heartbreaking to see how these little puppies were being forced to live. They were outside in the freezing cold, tangled up on tethers, emaciated, filthy, matted and covered in urine," described BC SPCA senior animal protection office Tina Heary. "Their only shelter was a plastic doghouse...
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Police Officer saves freezing, starving dog left by the side of the road

An Oklahoma City Police Officer was on his way to training when he stumbled across a tiny, starving dog who was shivering on the streets. When Sgt. Chris Eastwood, who is part of the Oklahoma City Police Tactical Unit, noticed the skinny dog he stopped to help. "I go get some food. I got some beef jerky and I came back and in the car I had some peanut butter and crackers," Eastwood told KOCO...
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Homeless puppy rescued from bottom of well just moments away from drowning (VIDEO)

A puppy was just minutes from drowning when a man lowered himself down into the 20 foot well the dog had fallen in. The street dog in Upaipur, India, was spotted thrashing about in filthy water at the bottom of the crumbling well trying desperately to keep his head above water. Concerned locals quickly called Animal Aid, a local charity, who have been caring the for the city's street animals for 15 years. Ganpat Singh...
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Family rescue Pit Bull "thrown away" by neighbors and overcome their fear of the breed

This is a touching rescue story of how one family took in a Pit Bull after he was abandoned by their neighbors. Despite being afraid of the breed, Donna Deville LeBlanc brought the dog into her home and what happened next is truly special. Donna shared her story with DogHeirs and explained how Dozer became a member of her family. "When our neighbors were evicted, they left behind a pile of broken, cheap furniture and...
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Homeless poodle hit by car brings rescuer to tears (VIDEO)

Eldad Hagar from Hope for Paws and Annie Hart from Rescue From The Hart received an urgent call that a homeless Poodle had been hit by a car. They rushed to find her, and spotted the poor dog huddled on the side of the road in rough shape. Despite this, she gave Annie kisses the moment she picked her up. Layla needed emergency surgery and spent two weeks in hospital, but she is currently on...
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Boston Terrier puppy with Swimmer's Syndrome finds her footing (VIDEO)

A tiny Boston terrier puppy named Macie Grace was only able to drag her back legs when the Mia Foundation first rescued her. She suffers from Swimmer's Syndrome, a condition that causes a dog's legs to splay out so that they cannot walk. It can be corrected if given proper therapy early on. Macie started rehabilitation right away to give her a chance to walk normally. Watch her progress in just a few short weeks...amazing!...
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