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The Lonely Steer Who Found Love & Lots to Eat

(FARM/ANIMAL RESCUES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Isaac the steer was rescued from a hoarding facility in Florida that posed as an animal rescue with owners who were charged with animal cruelty. In this heartwarming video, witness the once-lonely, emaciated steer transform into a happy, healthy guy with a playful personality at his new home at Farm Sanctuary […]

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A Sight For Sore Eyes: Rescue Kitten Gets Special Eyepatch

(KITTENS/ANIMAL RESCUE) It’s all about how you accessorize! When a rescued kitten named Scar was born with a severe eye infection, Savannah Anos knew she had to help him. Though Scar barely survived the high-risk surgery, he’s made a full recovery. But since he lost his left eye in the process, Savannah had an eyepatch custom-made for the little […]

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Chicken & Truck Driver Are Best Friends

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) When truck driver Warren Padgette came across a white chicken lying in the middle of a Washington highway, the bird was in such bad shape, he thought she was dead–until she blinked at him. The chicken, who had fallen from a slaughterhouse-bound truck, was abnormally large for her young age because […]

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Dog Missing After Hurricane Harvey Is Reunited With Best Friend

(ANIMAL RESCUE/ANIMAL VIDEOS) This woman had to search for weeks to find her beloved dog Tank, after Hurricane Harvey in Houston, TX. Linda Cantu’s dog was inadvertently taken from her the Saturday after Harvey hit, when untrained volunteer dog rescuers from a known local rescue were a little too zealous trying to “sweep clean” dogs […]

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Farmer Reunites With Animals After Hurricane Harvey

(ANIMAL RESCUES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this tearful reunion video, one farmer named Lester Morrow returns home to his beloved animals after Hurricane Harvey. Expecting devastation, the man is relieved to find that some of his beloved baby goats, a pregnant goat, Patty the pig, and several horses and cows had survived–an absolute miracle! — Global […]

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund: Helping Victims Stay Afloat

(DISASTER RELIEF/ANIMAL RESCUE) Hurricane Harvey caused devastation for countless people and their pets throughout Texas and Louisiana. Luckily, over 300 shelters and animal rescues all over the the country have stepped in to help. Those affected those affected face an uphill battle to rebuild their lives, but volunteers continue to work day by day, trying to […]

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<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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Joe Garcia carried his dog, Heidi, from his flooded home in Spring, Texas. Photo Credit: David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Hurricane Harvey: How To Help Pets In Need

(HELP ANIMALS/ANIMAL RESCUE) HOUSTON — In the same type of catastrophic flooding that beset Texas during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, record rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey has battered the nation’s fourth largest city this past week. The flooding has left 25 dead and caused more than 30,000 people to flee their flooded homes. While many pets […]

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Belinda Penn held her dogs, Winston and Baxter, after being rescued from their home in Spring on Monday. Photo Credit: David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Be Prepared: Emergency Plan For Your Pets

(PET CARE) The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey this past week are a sobering reminder of how everything can change in a moment. This begs the question: How prepared are you for a natural disaster? Here is an excellent article for pet guardians on what we need to know and do—including a pet first aid […]

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Meet Squish The Flamingo

(WILDLIFE RESCUE/BIRDS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Squish the baby flamingo hatched from an abandoned egg that zoo keepers found and incubated at the Jurong Bird Park’s Breeding and Research Centre in Singapore. A month later, on June 7, the baby chick was born, weighing 90.5g. Keepers worked around the clock to care for him, feeding him a special […]

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