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Bonded pair of magnificent Great Danes looking for new home after their human passed away (VIDEO)

A beautiful pair of Great Danes are looking for a forever home after their loving guardian passed away in February of this year. The woman's brother took the bonded pair of dogs in, but unfortunately his family does not have the space necessary to give the dogs the home they need. He wrote on the Sarasota Florida Craigslist: "These are two of my favorite dogs, but life as warehouse dogs just is not working to...
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Updated: Sweet dog who waited over a year for a new forever home gets the best outcome possible

Kirra is a Border Collie / Aussie Shepherd mix who has been searching for her own forever family for over a year, after her family was forced to give her up. Diane Mower's story is heartbreaking, but not uncommon, as many people are suffering hardships in recent years. However, what is not as common is the devotion Diane has shown in trying to find her 7-year-old dog a loving home. Kirra (pronounced Keer-rah) and her...
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Dog who has spent over 10 years living at kennel is looking for a home

An 11-year-old Pit Bull mix named Tina P is looking for a family to cal lher own after living in a Charlotte kennel for over 10 years!  Tina P has been well loved by the kennel staff after she was abandoned there 10 years ago. The boarding facility kept her rather than taking her to animal control.  "The owner of the kennel at the time, understood the dangers of her ending up in a bad...
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Neglected puppies bond with each other at rescue; looking for a home together

A pair of rescue dogs who here victims of negelct and cruelty have found comfort with each other with Forgotten Dog Rescue in South Florida. Currently in foster care, the rescue hopes to find the best friends a home together and put out a call for potential adopters to contact them. They posted the following message on Facebook: "We need your help guys! Punkin and Patches love each other so much, it would be heartbreaking...
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After losing her dad of 8 years, Bailey gets taken to a kill shelter.

  Imagine having the perfect life with the person you love the most, and then that person passes away and you get taken to a shelter. That’s Bailey’s life. Bailey (A23992551), had a life full of love for almost 8 years until suddenly her best friend, her dad, passed away. With no one else to care for her, his family brought her here. This begins the story of our Bailey girl. Bailey is an 8...
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Dog shot, abandoned and then rejected, time and again

A young dog named Mikey has managed to survive the unthinkable - he has been abused, abandoned and rejected and he had endured more suffering than any dog should ever be subjected to. Contributed photo View all 5 photos Contributed photo   What is known of Mikey's sad saga began in early July when he was found in Atlanta, Georgia, with a gaping gunshot wound in his neck. Mikey's devastating injury was not discovered for days...
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Shelter puppies are Neil Diamond's adorable co-stars in new music video

Neil Diamond decided to bring in some adorable co-stars for his new music video, "Something Blue". He worked with a group of shelter puppies from Colorado Animal Rescue! (They make an entrance at 1:38). The legendary musician apparently ended up adopting two of them hlmself! 
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Short stories

Short Stories Dog Stories for Children By: Shane J H Barnard Little Tommy's voice echoed through the large old terraced farm house as he slowly walked down the creaking staircase leading down, from his bedroom. He called, “Angie... Angie... where are you!" Once he got to the kitchen where Grandma was preparing breakfast, he stood still for a moment, crossed his hands on top of his head and said worryingly. “Good morning Nana, I have...
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Retired police dog dumped at shelter looking for forever home

This past summer a senior German Shepherd was dropped off at a Kansas animal shelter to be euthanized. The owner said that the elderly dog was a retired police dog with cancer and should be euthanized. Named K-9, the German Shepherd was spared after a vet check did not appear to find cancer, but rather, thyroid and joint problems. After a couple of months at Coffeyville Friends of Animals Shelter and Adoption Center, K-9 was...
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Goma's Story: Part 3

Hi, I'm Goma! This is the final part of my story, for now. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 to learn how I came to be with DC SIR.  Well, I had settled in with my new family, and I thought I'd found my forever home, but things changed. I don't really remember when it started, but my family started giving me grain food. My joints started being all creaky again, and it...
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Goma's Story: Part 2

Hi, I'm Goma! I'm a senior Shiba looking for my forever home, and this is the second part of my rescue story. You can read the first part here. Even though the nice DC SIR lady was giving me the royal treatment, there were a lot of other dogs around too. Some of them were young, and I found them annoying. I don't care for hyper puppies and kids. They're so loud, and they get...
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Goma's Story: Part 1

Hi everyone, my name is Goma. I was asked to tell you about my first days in my foster home. I don't really like thinking about the past... what does it matter anymore? I take each day at a time and enjoy the present! But here goes... The first time I came to DC SIR was back in November 2013. Back then, when I first got to my foster mom's place (which is coincidentally where...
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