Florida Shar Pei Rescue Saving This Rare Dog Breed

by Denise Carey-Costa Most people, especially dog lovers, can’t help but smile when looking at a Shar Pei; something about the squishy face and extra skin has a certain type of charm.  As puppies, they are a mass of wrinkles until they eventually grow into their skin. But these unique looking dogs have quite an […]

Broward County Animal Control Returns Injured Dog to Abusive Owner

by Denise Carey-Costa The Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center in Florida has failed an abused dog several times over. Ironically, they have an option on their website for citizens to report animal abuse. And, it is stated under their mission statement, “to rescue the neglected.” However, one of their Animal Control Officers Aleida Mesa refused to […]

Joining Hands to Help Homeless Man and His Dog

by Denise Carey-Costa A group of Good Samaritans got together to help a homeless man and his dog. Brett Edwards recently became homeless and was living in his jeep with his 8-year-old dog named Lobo. His story was posted on Facebook, and a kindhearted lady named Bridgette Piaffe offered to foster Lobo while some other people […]

Boston Terrier Puppy Undergoes Miracle Surgery

by Denise Carey-Costa A miracle surgery was performed to save a Boston terrier puppy thanks to Destiny for Dogs and the North American Veterinary Heart Center in Jupiter, Florida. Destiny for Dogs, founded by JoAnn Goodrich in West Palm Beach, Florida is a 501 (c) 3 dedicated to helping senior citizens keep their pets in […]

Pet Walk and Concert Event for Helping Central Florida Animal Rescue

by Denise Carey-Costa Aloma Jancy Animal Hospital in Oviedo, Florida has taken a new approach to homeless pets and the community in the Central Florida area. Their first step in this process was teaming up with the city of Oviedo to host the first annual Wild Things Pet Walk and Concert Fundraiser. The event will take […]

Scrutiny Into Excessive Killing in Two Broward County Animal Shelters

by Denise Carey-Costa Facebook page “A Promise to Layla” has been very vocal regarding the recent “goings on” at the Humane Society of Broward County.  A post in June 2017 stated the Humane Society of Broward County kills more dogs as “owner requested euthanasia” than the number of dogs surrendered by their owners. According to statistics uncovered by […]

Niko – The Dog Facing Execution in VA without Evidence of Wrongdoing

by Denise Carey-Costa A tragic turn in the case regarding Niko the Staffordshire Terrier in Albemarle County Virginia has animal lovers, Pit Pull Advocates, and many others devastated. The dog and his owners Toni Stacy and Audrey Wells have been living a nightmare since December 2014 when Niko was accused of killing a cat. To […]

Two Pit Bulls Missing Under Suspicious Circumstances in North Carolina

by Denise Carey-Costa Every dog rescuer’s worst nightmare occurs when the dog or dogs they work so valiantly to rescue end up in the wrong hands or worst case scenario, dead. Yogi and Bullet were two male Pit Bulls rescued from Lisa Lewis Hendren a documented North Carolina dog flipper after a suspicious house fire […]

Bastrop Killers—The Brutal Murder of Defenseless Animals in Louisiana

 (The following story has been reprinted from Pet Rescue Report with the permission of the author.) by Denise Carey-Costa Bastrop, Louisiana located in Morehouse Parish boasts scenic drives and breathtaking views via its Chamber of Commerce. Their motto is “The city of spirit, pride and progress.” But something dark and sinister lurks among the scenic […]

Extreme Abuse Left Dog Nearly Dead in Louisiana

This story has been reposted from Pet Rescue Report with the permission of the author. In the wake of recent horrific findings at the Bastrop Louisiana Kill Pens in Bastrop, Louisiana another heinous crime has been committed against an animal; this time in Wardville, Louisiana.   And the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is doing nothing about […]

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