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More Dogs Than Ever Euthanized as Shelters Hit Capacity

More than 359,000 dogs were euthanized in 2023, compared to 330,000 cats, which is the first time the number of dogs euthanized has surpassed the number of euthanized cats

Hundreds of Cats and Dogs Saved from an Animal Testing Laboratory

The Beagle Freedom Project has shut down an animal testing facility in Nowata, Oklahoma, and rescued over 200 dogs and cats from certain death.

Homeless Man Rescues a Litter of Orphaned Puppies During a Storm

An anonymous homeless man has become an internet sensation after rescuing a litter of puppies and taking them to the shelter during a storm.

A Six-legged Abandoned Dog Has Surgery to Remove Extra Limbs

A six-legged cocker spaniel found abandoned in a supermarket parking lot in Wales has had surgery to remove her extra limbs.

28-pound Cat Named 'One Frosty Too Many' Finds a Forever Home

A morbidly obese cat, named One Frosty Too Many found wandering the streets in Virginia, has found a forever home.

A Xmas Miracle: Shelter Empty for the First Time in Nearly 50 Years

It was a very merry Christmas for a Pennsylvania shelter whose kennels were empty for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Shelter Cat's Brutally Honest Adoption Ad Goes Viral: She Will Own You

Last month, the Humane Society of Washington shared a brutally honest adoption post in which they introduced a cat who is up for adoption.

Human-Cat Amputee Duo Teams Up To Help Others Through Animal Therapy

Juanita Mengel from Amanda, Ohio, and her five-year-old dilute tortoiseshell cat Lola-Pearl, make a unique therapy team.

Once-Abused Dog Celebrates First Christmas With Vet Who Saved Him

A puppy who survived a terrible beating has celebrated his ‘first proper’ Christmas with a veterinarian nurse who provided a loving furever home for him.

Lost Dog Rescued After Surviving Six Years Alone in the Woods

A senior dog found living in the woods in the U.K. has been rescued and is now looking for a loving home.

A Former Elvis Impersonator Adopts Elvis, the Dog Who No One Wanted

Elvis, the only dog who didn’t get adopted at Anti Cruelty’s Fall in Love adoption event, finally found a forever home with an owner who used to work as an Elvis Presley impersonator.

Adopter Visits a Dog Every Day for 2 Months to Earn the Pet's Trust

Alva, a fearful dog who spent over 500 days at Austin Pets Alive! shelter has found a loving home thanks to an adopter who believed in her.

Stray Dog Becomes Surrogate for Abandoned Puppies at Texas Shelter

A stray Great Pyrenees dog, found wandering the streets of Fort Bend County, Texas, became a surrogate mother to a litter of six abandoned puppies

Staff Sergeant Reunites With His Former K-9 Colleague

A retired military dog named Blek, got reunited with his former colleague Staff Sergeant Thomas Watkins, who used to be his handler at a duty station.

Dog Finds A Forever Home After Spending 1,007 Days at Delaware Shelter

Tessy, now a 5-year-old black Labrador retriever mix, spent 1,007 days at a Delaware animal shelter before being adopted into a forever home.

Great Dane Sets the Largest Litter Record at North Carolina Rescue

A North Carolina dog, named Meadow, gave birth to 15 puppies and has set a record for the largest litter born at the Perfectly Imperfect Pups rescue.

Finally Home Retirement Home: A Place Where All Senior Dogs Are Loved

Located in North Yarmouth, Main, Finally Home Senior Dog Rescue and Retirement Home provides a loving forever home to abandoned senior dogs

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Clef

Want a smart cookie to solve puzzles with? Meet this adorable clever canine! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Clef, an almost 4 years old brindle Cattle Dog mix from Austin, Texas.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Chase

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Chase, a little over 3 years old Treeing Walker Coonhound from Seattle, Washington. He is neutered, up to date on his vaccines, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Maizy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maizy, a 3 year old Great Pyrenees from Louisville, Kentucky. She is spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, and fully vetted to go to a new home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Blizzard

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Blizzard, a 2 year old Siberian Husky mix from Pekin, Illinois. She is spayed, up to date on her vaccines, and knows some basic commands.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Sandy

Sweet, playful, and full of life, this striking gal is looking for someone to give her a forever home! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sandy, an almost 2 years old Border Collie and Shepherd mix from Lincoln, Nebraska.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Nacho

If you lack some fun in your life, this goofy boy is more than ready to provide it! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Nacho, a 2 year old Labrador Retriever from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Otis

Smart, sassy, and energetic, this boy will be a perfect companion for all your exciting adventures! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Otis, a 4 years old Australian Shepherd and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Brookings, South Dakota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Mia

With a big heart and a playful attitude, this happy-go-lucky gal will brighten your every day! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mia, a little over a year old Labrador Retriever mix from Conway, Arkansas.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hannah

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hannah, a six year old Labrador Retriever and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Indianapolis, Indiana. She is spayed, current on her shots, and house trained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rickey

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rickey, a one year old Beagle and Chihuahua mix (a Cheagle, if you prefer), from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This ginger beauty is neutered, up to date on his shots, microchipped, and current on heartworm, flea, and tick preventatives.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Mama Cass

After seeing all of her puppies find good homes, now it’s momma's turn to find her happily ever after! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mama Cass, an approximately 2 years old German Shepherd from Denver, Colorado.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Nona

Sweet, goofy, and charming as they come, this little gal is looking to settle down with a furever family! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Nona, a 3 years old mixed-breed dog from Madison, Wisconsin.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Dash

This dashing doggo will steal your heart in an instant! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Dash, a year and a half old Siberian Husky mix from Cedar Crest. New Mexico.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Ruckus

Are you looking for a laid-back, lazy, quiet four-legged bestie to share your life with? Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ruckus, a 6 year old Shepherd mix from Lewiston, Maine.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Donovan

This kind-hearted hunk is looking for a forever home! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Donovan, a 4 years old Shepherd mix from Middletown, Delaware.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Chloe

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Chloe, a five years old Yorkshire Terrier mix from Waxhaw, North Carolina. She is spayed, housetrained, up to date on her vaccines, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Marvin

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Marvin, a 1.5 years old Golden Chinese Shar-Pei, or in other words – a mix between a Golden Retriever and a Shar Pei breed.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Scooter

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Scooter, a 4 years old Maltese mix from Sandston, Virginia. He is neutered, microchipped, up to date on his vaccines, and crate trained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Winnie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Winnie, a year old Pitbull Terrier and Great Dane mix from Dayton, Ohio. She is spayed and working on her training with Dayton Dog Training Club volunteers.