— For 10 years Paul and Vicki Hopkins have saved many abandoned dogs and cats from euthanasia.
— Famous athletes and rock stars pose with dogs in this Baltimore-based ad campaign.
— Strays in Puerto Rico lead a miserable existence, but these volunteers are helping find them homes.
— The Golden Retriever just seems to know who needs him; he’ll often walk around the hospital and sniff out the person who needs his comfort.
— Thanks to volunteer pilots and their planes, Wings of Rescue has flown more than 8,300 dogs from kill shelters to new homes.
— New York City’s longtime rock DJ uses her fame to help people work through the pain of losing a pet.
— The brand-new Seattle rescue is gorgeous; you can’t help but notice that this is a place where animals and people alike feel loved and welcome.
— Its volunteers visit shelters around Wilmington, N.C., looking to help dogs who face long odds of being adopted find forever homes.
— Service dog trainers and puppy raisers talk about preparing dogs for a lifetime of helping others.
— The company donates 20 percent of its revenue to 19 rescue partners in 16 states in the U.S.
— For International Assistance Dog Week, here's a collection of Dogster stories and photos covering their remarkable skills and life-changing abilities.
— "Dogs and cats were bred thousands of years ago to be our friends and companions, not our food," says the co-founder of SayNoToDogMeat.Net.
— Dozens of stars turned out for NYC's giant event, hosted by James Franco and Bernadette Peters.
— Lori coordinates the foster program at Regional Animal Services of King County, Washington, welcoming the hardest cases into her own home.
— Rebecca Corry tells us about working with Stand Up for Pits, and how she led the One Million Pibble March in D.C.
— This Virginia rescue takes in wiener dogs deemed unadoptable due to old age or medical issues.
— After being on the streets for years, Theo had mentally checked out -- but a group of Pit Bulls taught him how to be a dog again.
— Ethan Katz's campaign has raised more than $6,000 for a DC rescue and saved at least 10 dogs.
— When Silvie Bordeaux's beloved Toy Poodle went blind, she saw a way to improve his quality of life.
— As a rescuer, I’ve endured massive bites before, but nothing prepared me for the pain as the homeless dog's tooth crushed my knucklebone.
— I asked him, "What do you want to do, buddy?" With those words, Jack lowered his head and thumped his large, square head into my chest.
— Volunteer Tracie Pfeifle of the Central Nebraska Humane Society socializes deaf dogs by teaching them sign language, and Rosie is her first success.
— The New York City comic's group, Stewie to the Rescue, helps low-income families pay vet bills.
— With one mobile clinic, the group can spay and neuter 120 pets per week; it plans to get 30 of them.
— We talk to founder Imelda Suriato about responsible pet ownership, her Pit Bulls, and the Monster Holiday Drive for shelters in need.
— Four local rescue groups think so, and the City Council voted to back them up.
— Greg Mahle makes the trip every two weeks; so far he has saved some 2,000 animals.
— Mark and Wanda Shefts honor the memory of their Black Labs by helping animals in need.
— He's also helping raise money for drought relief in Brazil -- oh, and jumping in a lot of puddles.
— My 70-something-year-old mother takes dogs out of abusive situations, whether the dogs' owners like it or not -- how's that for courageous?
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