— 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.
— 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.
— 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 Pit Bull was left to starve and freeze with her parents and littermates, but young Chloe is surviving and thriving against the odds.
— The Dogo Argentino survived unimaginable brutality as a puppy, but went on to find a family and an international audience.
— Despite having bullets fired into his jaw, Wilson stuck with his puppies and their mother until human help arrived.
— 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.
— 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.
— As we recap 2014's most awesome dogs, we present the case of a particularly adorable survivor.
— The bizarre friendship between a Shih-Tzu-Pekingese mix and a bird is still going strong!
— London's front legs and shoulders were not so much broken as completely shattered, and he was littered with various burns and sores.
— Phoebe was 12 years old when her first family gave her up, but this pint-sized Pug proves that senior adoptees still have a lot to give.
— Winter had her eyes removed and was ultimately given up by her family; fortunately, she found a loving home.
— Today we celebrate a dog-fighting survivor turned canine therapy expert.
— After a decade in a cage himself, this former breeder works to spring other puppy mill dogs across the country.
— She was barely surviving on the streets of Cairo, but thanks to Camels and Friends, she has a good life in Arizona.
— Backyard breeders thought the birth defect warranted a death sentence at just two days old, but this special pup is proving just how wrong they were.
— The Pit Bull was rescued from Michael Vick's dog-fighting ring and now works as a therapy dog with kids.
— Eva the Cane Corso thrives in her new home, which is taking years off her estimated age of 13.
— Despite being blind, this 15-year-old rescue dog has a happy, nap-filled life in his forever home.
— "He loves scooting and bunny hopping wherever he wants to go," says his foster-failure mom Kimberly Boshold.
— The therapy dog, rescued from a horrific hoarder situation, has visited some 300 schools.
— His foster mom "had never seen a dog in that much despair," but now he's playing like a puppy.
— "I didn't think she would live long. I prepared myself and tried not to get too attached," says Colleen Mitchell. "And then I fell in love."
— "What they found was heartbreaking. ... He was skin and bones and barely alive."
— Spina bifida, which causes incontinence and weakness or paralysis of the back legs, hasn't stopped this rowdy bunch.
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