Diesel – The Rescued Bait Dog Now Fighting Cancer

by Denise Carey-Costa A rescued bait dog is once again fighting for his life, only this time the danger is cancer. Diesel, originally named Frankie, is a seven-year-old male pit bull that spent the first year of his life undergoing extreme pain and torture. He was used as a bait dog in Miami, Florida. Luckily, […]

Sky Rescued Off the Street, Now Looking for Her Earthly Home

by Denise Carey-Costa Sky, a small, white pit bull mix was rescued from the streets of Fort Lauderdale in August 2019. When she was found by a Good Samaritan she was in horrible condition. She was skin and bones, covered in fleas and her back was all bloody from flea bites. Watch the video of […]

Thor – Florida’s Superhero Dog Ready for His Forever Home

by Denise Carey-Costa Thor, a five-month-old husky puppy is definitely living up to his superhero name. He was recently rescued by GTS Husky rescue from the Miami Dade County Shelter in south Florida. Sadly, at only five-months old, he was already an unwanted dog. According to a specialist, Thor suffers from a spinal condition that […]

Thomas Waiting Patiently for His Chance at a Forever Home

by Denise Carey-Costa There is no worse feeling in the world than the feeling you are not wanted, or you are the one who everyone overlooks. This is how it feels for Thomas whose short life has been quite turbulent. Thomas is a sweet, four-year- old male dog who loves people, is very affectionate, knows basic […]

Can We Hope to See the United States a No Kill Nation?

by Denise Carey-Costa Will the United States ever achieve the status of a no kill nation? According to a report by Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, 733,000 dogs and cats were killed last in animal shelters across the nation because no one wanted them. In a color-coded map on the Best Friends site, most states show no-kill, […]

Florida Man on a Mission to Feed Shelter Animals

by Denise Carey-Costa How far would any person go to ensure the safety and well-being of unwanted, abandoned animals? For some people it’s frequent donations; for others it’s fostering or rescuing animals from overcrowded shelters. Kris Rotunda, a modern-day hero for animals, literally goes the distance to make sure no shelter dog in the U.S […]

Kris Rotonda, a Living Legend for Shelter Animals

by Denise Carey-Costa In the current days of negativity and animosity, when acts of violence and anger fill the newspapers and resound from our television sets, we are all looking for a hero. Not a caped crusader who fills a larger than life movie screen fighting off fictitious villains, but someone who will restore our […]

Sheba’s Rescue – One dog’s Jjourney from Louisiana to Florida

by Denise Carey-Costa Every dog has their own journey. Some are lucky enough to have easy ones; that are those who are adopted as puppies and kept in the same family their entire lives, loved and cared for. Others have journeys that include pain, suffering and abandonment. If they could talk, the stories they could tell […]

Florida Dog Rescue Saves Some Lives in West Palm Beach

by Denise Carey-Costa Animal rescue groups are an integral part of our society; Not just the well-known ones such as the ASPCA, or the Humane Society of the United States, but the smaller, individually run rescues. These rescues do not have any large marketing platforms to get their name out there, nor are they given […]

Polka Dogz Pet Rescue – Inspiring Example of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

by Denise Carey-Costa Polka Dogz Pet Rescue of Central Florida is a prime example of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. According to the Humane Society of the United States 2.4 million healthy companion animals are put down in U.S. shelters every year. That comes out to one every 13 seconds. Rescue organizations are making great strides […]

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