A Purdue University study published in May in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy attached a numerical measure to the positive effect of service dogs on humans.
Thinking about adding a blind dog to your life — or curious about other ways to help sight-impaired dogs? Let’s take a closer look at rescuing, living with and helping blind dogs.
Find out how Rosie, an amputee Great Dane who lost her leg due to abuse, and Maja Kazazic, a human amputee who lost her leg after a Bosnian grenade attack, inspire each other.
Find out how Rocky Kanaka’s ‘Dog’s Day Out’ uses a unique angle to help dogs with less-than-happy pasts find their happy endings.
Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Today, we’re celebrating some of the shelter dogs adopted by our favorite celebrities. We would love to hear the stories of your shelter dogs, too!
Organizations and celebrities are lending awareness to ending the dog meat trade. So, how far have we come and how far do we have left to go? We take a look.
Dog lovers often read stories about dogs who were previously abused but are now up for adoption. How did these neglected dogs get ready for their new homes?
Photographer Jesse Freidin’s Finding Shelter is a photo book that goes behind-the-scenes to show the lives of animal shelter volunteers.
National Dog Fighting Awareness Day is Saturday, April 8. The ASPCA shares how we can help put an end to these horrific crimes, on this day and throughout the year.
Isaac Alvarez’s photo illustrations combine the heads of rescue dogs with the bodies of adopters, and the result is both strange and beautiful.
Because I’m socially progressive and have a rescue dog, friends were surprised to hear that I bought a puppy from a breeder.
The A.S.P.C.A. recently released updated euthanasia and adoption rates, which show both promise and that we still have far to go in lowering the homeless pet population.
This Bulldog with a cleft palate wasn’t expected to last the night with his foster family, but they helped him survive and thrive and eventually adopted him.
Does your criticism help the dog? Do you know that you would never do the same? Let’s talk about the realities of these types of situations.
The 1-year-old Pit Bull weighed just 19 pounds when Mutts in a Rutt took him in. Malachi is gaining weight and may soon be looking for a forever home.