— The cruel practice of using dogs as test animals is alive and well, and Beagles are one of the most popular breeds.
— This video of a dog getting a bath could have been very different; he and his siblings were rescued from a dumpster.
— Ares and Zeus became instant friends when they met in an Orlando shelter. But they would have died in that shelter if not for kind-hearted people on the Internet.
— Share your shelter dog adoption story with us -- our favorites will get a Dogster tote bag!
— Donating money isn't the only way to help. If you fall into any of these creative niches, chances are your talents are needed!
— "We take those who won't recover but still need and deserve quality of life for what time they have," says founder Dawn Enriquez.
— The blind, deaf Rhodesian Ridgeback who uses a wheelchair was probably used as a "bait dog."
— A breed-specific Canadian rescue group is showing that great things come in small packages.
— The Chihuahua saved by the Humane Society of the U.S. succumbs to complications from neglect.
— The funny-faced pupster was abused in Colombia but is safe in Connecticut. And everybody wants to take her home.
— The devil child of "Exorcist" fame started the Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation, a sanctuary for homeless dogs.