— 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.
— 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.
— Everyone thought Gabriel was a mutt, until a passerby identified him as a rare Kooikerhondje; soon, we were taking part in "Meet the Breeds."
— 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.
— Through sales of pet products and Valentine's Day kits, Tito's Vodka helps Emancipet provide low-cost and free spaying and neutering services.
— And his heart is as big as the tongue that made him a Facebook star.
— From retrofitting his vehicle into a Bully taxi to running rescue transports, this retired military vet is a true hometown hero!
— The beautiful sanctuary near Kanab offers overnight accommodations as well as a variety of animal-centric programs. You can even leave with a new family member!
— The Poodle mix with spinal issues needed a lot of help on his road to adoption, but it worked out in the end -- he now has his forever home.
— 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!
— Owner Christine Iverson is baking dog treats to benefit animal rescues while encouraging others to do the same with her free downloadable bake sale kit.
— The rescue German Shepherd will appear in a Nicholas Sparks novel thanks to the calming influence he's had on his military family.
— She was born without legs, but her pet parents are making sure she has no trouble getting around.
— We catch up the host of Hallmark Channel's "Home and Family" to talk about his love of dogs, including Fred, the family Golden Retriever.
— 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.
— 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.
— "It's not a formal refuge," says founder Mike Whitley. "We're just volunteers with the time, space, and love to share our home with dogs.”
— 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.
— 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.
— We chat with founder jme Thomas, who hit on a great way to give dogs more exposure: Name them after rockers!
— 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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