— I advised my dog-rescue group not to send animals to Raja Renata Ranch long before its founder faced animal cruelty charges.
— Her front legs never fully developed, but that doesn't keep her from going to work with her mom and attending pet charity events.
— Comics nerds will dress up as their favorite characters, while dogs and cats seeking adoption will try to outdo them at Paw-Micon.
— Erin Auerbach has outraged dog lovers with a column saying that she'll never adopt another shelter dog. Here's why she's wrong.
— Cora has Wobbler Syndrome, a neurological condition that results in a "wobbly" gait.
— Some stores have begun putting cutouts of shelter dogs among the furniture, letting patrons see what their home would look like with a pet in it.
— He was dumped by an owner who'd named him Turd; now the Mexican Hairless has a new life.
— Rebecca Corry tells us about working with Stand Up for Pits, and how she led the One Million Pibble March in D.C.
— Nubbles is a Chihuahua with only two legs, but she can still throw side eye with the best of them.
— Dumped at a shelter with 5 days to be adopted, this week's miracle nearly didn't make it.
— Volunteer Tracie Pfeifle of the Central Nebraska Humane Society socializes deaf dogs by teaching them sign language, and Rosie is her first success.
— We've had 6 great years with Sasha, but I wonder what she was like as a puppy and what her old life was like. Have you had these thoughts?
— This "very reasonable" Airedale helped rescue his family, a mutt, and -- unexpectedly -- me.
— So what if you can foster only one dog in your entire lifetime? It still means the world to that dog.
— He was so badly abused that his front legs had to be amputated, but he rolls on -- adorably!
— A series of Pet Collective videos shows the difference grooming makes in getting dogs adopted.
— Pig was born with a shortened spine and missing ribs; her owner doesn't know how long she has but is grateful for every moment.
— "I’ve worked with a lot of dogs and they’re like kids -- they are so pure. And ... like kids, dogs only want to be on set if there’s a treat involved."
— Rather than euthanizing Rambo, people acted with compassion, and a year later he has a home.
— 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.
— Do you love dancing but feel shy about it? Take a cue from Nathan, who's got some dirty moves.
— 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.
— We finally noticed a neat feature of the shopping giant: It advertises pets for adoptions from shelters and rescues around the country.
— 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?
— Sometimes black dogs linger in shelters forever; but sometimes, black coats can be a selling point.
— A dog with no eyes and a primary cleft palate might not sound adorable, but trust us, Bunny will totally steal your heart.
— "I open what remains of my screen door to be met with the tiny little Chihuahua, whom we will now refer to as Cujo."
— Millions of animals are euthanized each year in the U.S., so should Americans rescue and adopt dogs they find in other countries? Maybe.
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