Pitbulls have a bad rap, but it’s pittys like Buck that keep proving people wrong. Buck was abandoned and locked in the nighttime dropbox at a California shelter but he wasn’t alone. The nighttime dropbox is available for people to surrender their animals after the shelter has closed.
Found abandoned and nearly dead in Boston, Massachusetts, Jan the Pomeranian has a second chance at a good life. The 9-year-old Pomeranian was found zipped into a backpack without food or water and hidden underneath a bush. Thankfully, she was found by West Roxbury resident Andrea DesJardins.
Odorless, colorless, and tasteless: high-concentrates of carbon monoxide can poison you within five minutes. If it wasn’t for their rescue cat Mr. Boo, the Kecskes family could have succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning due to an issue with their gas boiler.
Fred, a 10-year-old yellow Labrador, has become an adoptive father to nine abandoned ducklings in Essex, England. The ducklings were found wandering about the Mountfitchet Castle grounds in Stansted with no mother duck in sight. While the mother duck is still MIA, Fred the Lab has stepped up to give the baby ducks some parental guidance.
Dex had a tough life. Rescue workers found the pug outside, hairless and going blind. He had the worst case of mange they had ever seen and was scratching his eyes so much he was going blind.
We’ve all made mistakes. But, most of us have never mistaken a bear for a dog, and then raised it for two years as the family pet. A family in China, however, did just that.
It’s hard to believe that the dog who now struts down the street in a pink tutu with her tail wagging was once so abused she forgot how to be a dog. She wouldn’t play, she had no idea what a treat was, and she had been kept inside locked in a cage for most of her life. Lexy the Elderbull is an adorable senior pitbull who rocks a flower crown better than any Coachella-attendee could ever hope to.
This was an Amazon return delivery that made one customer happier than usual. Richard Guttfield’s world fell apart when an Amazon delivery driver broke into his house and stole his miniature schnauzer puppy, Wilma. Guttfield was working in a converted barn beside his home in Marsworth, England when he had a package delivered.
USA border patrol agents had an unexpected surprise upon finding an abandoned duffel bag. Agents at the US – Mexico border found a tiger cub stuffed into an abandoned duffle bag. The Brownsville agents were stationed close to the Rio Grande River when they saw three people suspiciously ditch a black duffle bag before high-tailing it back to Mexico.
You might remember last weeks post about Blue Dozer and OJ, the two best friends that anyone could have. To recap, OJ is a blind 12-year-old Dachshund whose BFF and guide-dog is a pitbull named Blue Dozer. The two were surrendered to a shelter when their owner could no longer care for them.