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Abused dog rescued by war veteran and his family

A couple of months ago, Iraq war veteran Brian Hallows read a news story about a dog that had been saved by Open Arms Rescue WNY from a shelter in Ohio, after the dog had suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her owner.  Aurora, a sweet German Shepherd mix, had been looking for a home since the summer. "[After] what she's been through is amazing that she can be so loving and so affectionate...
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Legion - A Good Dog's Sad Story

I want to briefly tell a sad story, but one that I hope will end well. It is the true story of a dog named Legion, a badly abused pit bull.   One night, a man tried to murder Legion's mistress by choking her. Legion bit the man's hands and kept him away from her. For his heroic action, Legion was deemed an aggressive dog and sentenced to death. You will likely consider his act...
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Abused Pit Bull puppy found in bushes makes full recovery

Madi has fully recovered after she was found abandoned and abused. Photo: Facebook Madi, a Pit Bull who was found abandoned and injured as a puppy last September, has made a full recovery thanks to her rescuers. Madi was only 8 weeks old when she found by a Good Samaritan wandering in the bushes at the side of the road in Surrey, Canada. The little puppy was open scars on her face, leg deformities, eye...
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Dog duct taped, beaten and left to die for days finally rescued by off-duty police officer

A small dog, who was found duct taped, beaten and tied up, was finally rescued after being left outside for days to die. The Bichon Frise, named Snoopy by his rescuers, was saved on Wednesday morning by volunteers of Bronx Tails Cat Rescue and Second Chance Rescue. ** Latest story update at bottom of article ** Sergeant Louis Barbarelli, a Sergeant with the NYPD and a volunteer for Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, was on vacation...
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Tortured dog recovers from her ordeal and inspires new animal charity

A dog who captured the world's attention after she was found stabbed and with a grotesquely swollen tongue has inspired a new charity. 2 of 2 Hope was rescued last July in Weatherford, Texas by Melanie Labrake, who saw the pug-mix breed wandering in a remote country road. The small dog had electrical tape sealing her mouth shut. Her tongue was protruding but was extremely swollen from being exposed more than 24 hours. She also...
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Good Samaritan smashed through ice to save dog and rescued him again by adopting him

A dog is lucky to alive after he was rescued two times by the same man. After spotted a dog drowning in an icy pond in Letcher County, Kentucky, Travis Wright risked his life to save him. His heroic act would result in a new best friend. Travis said he was driving when he saw the dog struggling to stay above water after falling through the ice. Travis knew the dog didn't have long left...
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