— She was born without legs, but her pet parents are making sure she has no trouble getting around.
— The book by author Christina Capatides and illustrator Ryan Bauer-Walsh educates the earliest readers about shelter animals and second chances.
— First-time dog owner Heidi Klahre got more than she bargained for with the rescue pup, who took time to settle in before embracing her watchdog duties.
— They can help some "imperfect" dogs find their perfect homes -- and my little Marshmallow is proof it works.
— She went from being a food-aggressive foster dog to sharing with her pack, and the woman who changed Maggie's life found her own changed as well.
— When a small-town shelter in Georgia faced the possibility of euthanizing dogs to clear space, an angel army arrived, placing the dogs in foster homes.
— After years of neurological issues, this Shih Tzu-Poodle has a second chance at life and mobility thanks to a new family and a dog wheelchair.
— The cruel practice of using dogs as test animals is alive and well, and Beagles are one of the most popular breeds.
— As flames destroyed the home where she lives and fosters, Tammy Carper went room to room and even under the house to get every dog out.
— My rescue pets provide companionship and inspiration, and they bring my family joy -- just to name a few.
— We chat with founder jme Thomas, who hit on a great way to give dogs more exposure: Name them after rockers!
— The Pit Bull was left to starve and freeze with her parents and littermates, but young Chloe is surviving and thriving against the odds.
— Heidi Wagner writes, "I was blessed to have him in my life for two months and five days. In that short amount of time, he helped heal my heart."
— I could go to a local rescue and adopt a dog within a few hours -- and it's really hard not to do exactly that.
— The Pit Bull was set on fire as a puppy, but brave Susie wouldn't give up on life -- or humans. Her story has changed animal-cruelty laws in North Carolina.
— The Dogo Argentino survived unimaginable brutality as a puppy, but went on to find a family and an international audience.
— From educating the public to hosting spay/neuter events, this North Carolina group is dedicated to saving Pit Bulls.
— We profile so many amazing people and pups, but these five stood out as the best of the year.
— Mckenzi Taylor started PoundWishes, which grants lifesaving wishes to sick and injured dogs waiting for homes.
— Sacrifice is an inherent part of having animals in your life. Here's what I've given up.
— Holidays make many people open their wallets to help causes they care about, and dog lovers are no exception.
— We remember a brave little Pug who was left overnight in a box outside the the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA.
— This senior, blind puppy-mill survivor is out to find forever homes for all the puppies left in the pound.
— Pickens County Humane Society was in danger of closing due to county funding being cut, but residents rallied and raised $50,000 as a holiday gift.
— Roo was rescued from a dog-fighting ring and has had serious issues with her legs, but the future is looking bright.
— Traumatized by life in a cage, timid Trudy has found a home where she can be free and become brave.
— The Pit Bull found abandoned in a storage unit in Louisiana was near death, but his recovery is nothing short of a miracle.
— As we recap 2014's most awesome dogs, we come to the unexpected canine star of this summer's soccer showdown.
— The new viral video from Freshpet even features a cast of 13 dogs (and one cat) available for adoption!
— As we recap 2014's most awesome dogs, we present the case of a particularly adorable survivor.
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