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Archive | TOUCHING TALES

Good news and stories for pet guardians and animal lovers. This section also features animal rescue stories and “Thanks To Animals” profiles about animals who’ve earned our gratitude and awe. Each day, we’re profiling different stories, so keep connected – you’ll be grateful that you did.

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A Dog’s Devotion Lasts Forever

(DOGS/TOUCHING TALES) Hard times brought Negão and his guardian together, but how do you tell man’s best friend that his person is gone? The loyal companion to a homeless man who suddenly fell ill with a fatal infection, Negão still waits for his human outside of the hospital where he passed away. In fact, Negão […]

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Hook The Hero Dog Saves Woman From Approaching Train

(ANIMAL HEROES/DOGS) Meet Hook the hero dog. Hook is a registered service dog for Joyce Herman, who has difficulty hearing particularly when she’s outside. One day, when she was crossing a busy intersection during rush hour, she was unable to hear a local train approaching from behind. Luckily, her 12-pound Chihuahua-Jack Russell mix successfully pulled […]

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A Boy & His Dog: A Fur-ever Friendship

(DOGS/ANIMAL FRIENDSHIP) UNITED KINGDOM — One has a debilitating disease, and one has only three legs. Owen and Haatchi have an incredible friendship, yet one based on very strange circumstances. The bond between the little boy and his Anatolian Shepherd dog is truly inspiring. — Global Animal

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Mojo adjusting to Rachel's home. Photo Credit: Rachel Bryant via The Dodo

Can Dogs Have Guardian Angels?

(RESCUE DOGS/PETS) Mojo may have short spine syndrome, but he certainly isn’t short on love. This senior Border Collie mix lost his loving guardian after she fell terminally ill. Given that Mojo is already 10 years old with an extremely rare genetic disorder, finding him a new home wasn’t going to be an easy task. […]

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Elena Sicconi is reunited with Tuffo after nearly three years.  Photo Credit: News Times

Kitty Kismet: Cat Reunites With Long Lost Brother

(CATS/ANIMAL RESCUE) Is there such a thing as kismet? Do the stars really align and make good things happen? You may want to ask Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital in Connecticut. They were notified of an injured lost cat in a parking lot, so they took him in and nursed him back to health. The staff […]

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Meet Xander, The Blind Service Pug (GALLERY)

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Xander may be the cutest, sweetest pug to ever grace this Earth. As a baby, Xander suffered from head trauma which resulted in him needing both of his eyes removed. Shortly after being adopted by his companion Rodeny Beeney, Beeney knew that Xander was destined to be a therapy dog. After adopting […]

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