• Taiwanese Photographer Helping Homeless Pets Through Art.

    In an art exhibit in Taoyuan, located in northern Taiwan, a Taiwanese photographer named Tou Chih-kang hangs his portraits on the walls.  But he is not like other artists because Chih-kang is also a hero for animals. Visiting Taiwanese animal shelters for over two years now, he has been taking more conventional and formal style pictures of […]

  • Unsung Heroes: Feral Cat Caretakers

    There are unsung heroes who walk amongst us. Without hesitation, without recognition, and without fail, these people work tirelessly to improve the lives of animals. They come from all walks of life, all sorts of backgrounds, all shapes and sizes. What do they have in common? Helping feral cats. Anyone who’s ever met a feral […]

  • Pet Heroes: Garo Alexanian

    We love hearing stories of amazing animal saviors, and the great lengths that caring compassionate people go to in order to help pets and give them a chance at a well-cared for life in a loving home. We consider these extraordinary people – and the volunteers, donors, and adopters who make their mission possible – […]

  • Pet Heroes: Kandu can do it!

    So what is there than Kandu can do? Go skiing? Yep! Race around in his custom cart outfitted with three rollerblade wheels? Yep! Enjoy his life to the fullest! Yep – thanks to his amazing adoptive home, an inventive mechanic and a plastic product company, Kandu can do just about anything a four-legged dog can […]

  • Make a Special Valentine this Year

    One of the things that gets keeps me up at night is thinking about chained and tethered dogs. They suffer in the cold, in the rain, in the heat. They’re alone and can’t go anywhere. I’ve learned that sometimes owners who chain or tether their dogs don’t know any better. And that’s why I think […]

  • One Person Can Make a Real Difference

    Sometimes problems seem insurmountable. For us pet lovers, knowing that there are still so many homeless animals often makes us feel like we’re not making a difference. But in times like these we must remember to tell ourselves that we are! Each of us can make a positive impact that truly helps animals. For example, meet […]

  • In Memory… Blue’s Poem

    Losing a pet is one of the most difficult parts about sharing our lives and hards with our four-footed friends. This beautiful poem about pet loss was submitted to us by someone who wishes to remain anonymous: “I wanted to pass along Blue’s Poem. I wrote this last night, after my beloved, sweet rescue dog passed […]

  • Dogs that sniff out cancer

    Last month Time Magazine reported that dogs are being trained and can successfully sniff out lung cancer more reliably than traditional tests currently used by most doctors! A dog’s sense of smell is infinitely better than a humans, some sources say 100 times better, while others report up to 1,000 times better, so it’s no […]

  • From Death Row Shepherd to Deputy Dog

    This is a story about how one dog went from a Death Row at an Animal Shelter to having his own scrapbook of heroic achievements. German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County (GSROC) learned of a male 1 year old German Shepherd at the Devore Animal Shelter in November 2006. Jambalaya, who quickly became known as […]

  • Austin, Texas Is Working Hard to Help Homeless Pets

    In the interest of full disclosure, I am a Texan. Originally from a small town in Texas, and now with my parents living in Austin, I admit I pay attention to what goes on there because my family is there, my roots are there. But I’m also paying attention because Austin, Texas is doing great […]