— The book-and-toy set, created by Laurie Brown-Nagin, gives shelter dogs a friendly face. Plus, all her profits go to animal shelters!
— Ever heard of a Chi-rex? What about a chicken-wing Chihuahua? Meet Little Miss Birdee Smalls!
— For the exhibit, San Francisco Bay Area artists created portraits, which the new family will get to keep, of the pups. See five of our favorites!
— Edna's of Asheville takes its name from the owners' prized Pug, who greets customers and helps out with animal rescue fundraisers.
— Thanks to the Lowndes County Humane Society and a dedicated foster family, the Border Collie pups are now thriving in their forever homes.
— Rami, who hit it big on social media last month, is also in training to become a therapy dog.
— After adopting a resource-guarding Basset-Hound Lab from Wayside Waifs, Greg Connally found a delicious way to thank the group.
— The Pit Bull was dumped at a shelter with a bullet in his spine at just nine weeks old; now he helps his human educate others about animal abuse.
— The tragic case of domestic-abuse victim Christy Mack got me thinking about her dogs and the pets of other survivors; fortunately, one shelter has a way to help.
— Hope for Paws spotted a photo of the Tijuana stray on Facebook, crossed the border to pick her up, then sent Iggy north to a loving forever home.
— And his heart is as big as the tongue that made him a Facebook star.
— The guitarist/singer has a soft spot for older pups, and she will walk in a dog fashion show to benefit Muttville Senior Dog Rescue.
— Rescue brought Lanie to her forever home with Emmie, and their human now knows that every breed can be found for adoption -- even Morkies!
— 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.
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