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Amy Graves Makes Rescuing Feral Cats a Mission

The following article was published on Examiner and is reposted here with the author’s permission. They live in the shadows, empty lots and condemned buildings of every neighborhood across America. Their lifespan is short due to their constant struggle to find food and water and the constant threats of disease, starvation, cruelty and predation. They […]

St. Francis Animal Stewards Explores Animals as Spiritual Creatures

  The following story first appeared on Examiner.com and is being reposted here with the author’s permission. Susana Escayola has been a lifelong animal lover and instrumental in many dog rescues as well as fund raisers to benefit rescues. In 2013 she decided to start her own animal advocacy program called St. Francis Animal Stewards. […]

Allen Babcock Rescue of Plantation, FL, Needs Help with Homing Dogs

  by Denise Carey-Costa Anyone who has ever worked with, volunteered with or assisted an animal rescue group knows the work is hard, often heartbreaking and definitely not glamorous and you definitely will not get rich from it. But the personal reward is beyond the material and it takes a special kind of person to […]

Kerri Kelly Saving Helpless Animals in Vance County, NC

  Animal Protection Society in Henderson, NC has been instrumental in saving many death row dogs from Vance County Animal Control since 2010. Ruin Creek’s Kerri Kelly, a dedicated volunteer, agreed to be interviewed regarding the rescue and the daily challenges they face. Denise: When was Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society founded and who founded […]

New Book by Florida Photographer Presents the Beauty of Shelter Dogs

  We have all heard the age old adage “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” How often things appear ugly or unworthy to those that never take the time to look beyond the surface and see the inner beauty. So many people look at a stray dog and immediately feel fear, disgust, or […]

Saving Boston Terriers in the Southeast

  Oftentimes when we hear the word “stray” or “unwanted” dogs, we envision mutts. Whenever we think of animal rescues, we think of the people who rescue those mutts. When we think of getting a purebred dog, we automatically think the only place to go is a specific breeder or pet shop, but not a […]

Florida Rescue in Need of Help for Saving Homeless Animals

  If you have ever visited an Animal Control office in any city across the nation, chances are you have been left with many disturbing images. Envision numerous dogs and cats staring back at you from their cage. Their eyes haunted with fear. Their eyes pleading for salvation from an untimely death. But death is […]

Rescued Dogs Dead and Buried in Woman’s Backyard in Toledo, Ohio

The story of Bones, a 130 pound dogo Argentino first made headlines two years ago in Manhattan where he was linked as evidence to a murder crime scene involving his owner. The Lexus Project intervened and helped Bones to be exonerated of all charges and spared him from being euthanized. The Lexus Project is a group dedicated to […]

‘Dogs Deserve Better’ Rescuing Dogs from Chains of Cruelty

  If human beings wanted to come up with the cruelest punishment for “man’s best friend”, they have succeeded by chaining or tethering their dogs. Dogs are pack animals and having them isolated and chained is nothing more than cruel and irresponsible. Chaining a dog is not only emotionally abusive but is also physical abuse. […]

Chiara McCool Saving Lives of Vulnerable Dogs in Jackson, TN

  Approximately 5 million to 7 million dogs and cats enter animal shelters nationwide every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized (60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats). Shelter intakes are about evenly divided between those animals relinquished by owners and those picked up by animal control. These are national […]