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.

<p>Rescue teams search through the rubble for survivors. Photo credit: Barcroft Media</p>

Portraits Honor 9/11 Search & Rescue Dogs

(DOG PICTURES/ANIMAL HEROES) Nearly 100 search and rescue dogs were deployed to help find survivors at the World Trade Center and Pentagon sites following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Photographer Charlotte Dumas located 15 of these now senior-aged heroes and has commemorated them in a touching series of portraits entitled “Retrieved.” Traveling to 12 different […]

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What My Pit Bull Means To Me (GALLERY)

(DOGS/PIT BULLS/DOG PICTURES) Pit bulls, like all dog breeds, are great companions. They are adorable, loving, and more than deserving of their own week of praise. But here, at Global Animal, every week is Pit Bull Week. Let these pit bull parents tell you how much their dog means to them in the heartwarming gallery […]

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Say Cheese! 10 Hilarious Animal Photobombs

(FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES) Photobombing, also known as “the fine art of ruining other peoples’ photos,” as defined by Urban Dictionary, usually involves someone in the background making a funny face, or any other type of hilarious activity distracting from the main focus of the photo. In these pictures, the culprits are animals who seem to […]

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American Pharoah and Smokey on their way to Belmont Park on June 2. Photo Credit:

Barn Buds: Meet American Pharoah & His Sidekick Smokey

(ANIMAL FRIENDS/HORSES) After winning the 2015 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, American Pharoah is now the most famous horse in America. However, few know about his 6-year-old pony friend named Smokey, who serves as the thoroughbred’s companion, calming the horse’s nerves as he attempts to become the first Triple Crown winner in over three decades. […]

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Mother’s Day In The Animal World

(MOTHER’S DAY/ANIMAL MOMS) The phrases “Momma Bear” and “Tiger Mom” are so common in the English language that most people don’t dwell too long on their origins. But they are inspired by fierce animal mommies who will go to great lengths to protect their young. The animal kingdom is full of moms devoted to their cubs, pups, […]

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