Congressman Steve King [R, Iowa] Believes Dog Fighting Should Not Be Illegal In In The United States. His explanation for this baffling statement? Since humans are allowed to fight, why not allow dogs as well? ‘It’s wrong to rate animals above human being’ King opinatined during an interview at a town hall. ‘There is something wrong with society to make it a crime to watch dog fighting, but there is no law that bans somebody…"Us Congressman Steve King Believes Dog Fighting Should be Legal! Voice Your Outrage!"
On a particularly chilly day in Fresno, California last month, Jenine-Lacette DShazer took notice of a man sitting “crumpled” on the sidewalk and cradling a small white dog. Recognizing the pair was in need, Jenine-Lacette grabbed a blanket, cat food, and a roll of toilet paper from her car and walked over to where they were sitting. After being “exceptionally grateful” for the gifts, the man identified himself as 60-year-old Clifford James Herbert; his dog…"Homeless man with 2 months to live makes desperate plea for someone to adopt his beloved dog!"
Hope For Paws got word of a senior dog who was dumped on the streets after his family moved away. When rescuers arrived, they spotted Pumba where the neighbors had been feeding him for over a year. The dog was hungry and wanted their food, but he was too smart for the crate. He then panicked and took off in the other direction when he saw their leash. It would take some sweet talking to…"Family Moved Away And Left Their Senior Dog To Fend For Himself"
The dog owners who abandoned their dogs to fend for themselves during Hurricane Irma could be prosecuted. Nearly 50 dogs were chained to trees or cars; as their families evacuated their homes during the hurricane that hit Florida. Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control was inundated with calls telling them that evacuating dog owners had left their dogs chained up, WPTV reports. Animal Control officers are said to have rescued 49 dogs over the…"Dog Owners Who Abandoned Dogs Chained To Trees Or Cars In Hurricane Will Be Charged With Animal Cruelty!"
There’s something heartbreakingly irresistible about pit bulls. They’re often stigmatized and chalked off as being dangerous, but they are just as capable of being sweet and loving as any other breed of dog. As a matter of fact, pit bulls have shown time and time again that they can be tender and nurturing, even though they’ve been neglected or abused, like this poor pit was. Although everyone has a different opinion, you can’t argue that…"They Rescued 40 Neglected Pit Bulls From an Abandoned House And Offered Them a Whole New Life!"
As a puppy, Stanley was abandoned at a park. He was terrified and underweight. And now over one-year later, labeled in Britain as the “most unwanted pet in Britain,” the sweet Shar-Pei mixed dubiously celebrated his 400th day at the shelter. According to the Cambridge News, the RSPCA staff are hoping to find the two-year-old pup a home by Christmas and have therefore launched a social media campaign to find the dog who has spent…"Most unwanted pet in Britain: Stanley spends his 400th day in shelter"
Every dog rescuer’s worst nightmare occurs when the dog or dogs they work so valiantly to rescue, end up in the wrong hands or worst case scenario, dead. Yogi and Bullet were two male pit bulls rescued from Lisa Lewis Hendren, a well-known North Carolina dog flipper after a suspicious house fire at her home on September 17, 2015. They, along with 4 other rescued dogs, were sent to boarding at a vet in Thomasville,…"Yogi and Bullet: Two pit bulls missing under suspicious circumstances in NC"
When a high-kill shelter received this pit bull, nobody expected the emotional roller coaster he took them on. When one person offered Blue King (Blue for short) a treat, he sniffed it, but didn’t eat it. The only thing Blue did was cry behind the bars of his kennel door. Additionally, tears were dripping from his eyes, and some speculate that it was due to allergies. Blue King’s family surrendered him to Carson Shelter in…"Heartbroken Pit Bull Cries After His Family Leaves Him In A Shelter"
Both Floridians AND non-Floridians understand that the Sunshine State is also home to many alligators. The reptiles can be found in any water reservoir – ponds, lakes, and swamps all around the state, though every once in awhile they turn up in the most unexpected of places. A terrifying video has emerged shot on a pond in Florida of an alligator leaping out of the water to try and bite a woman passing overhead on…"VIDEO:Alligator Leaps Out The Water To Try To Bite Woman On Zipline"
A street dog had gotten herself stuck between the bars of a gate, and although she tried frantically, she was totally unable to get herself free. So the poor dog waited and waited and waited. We don’t know exactly how long the little dog was stuck for, but eventually, an animal rescue team heard about her and rushed to her side. Neighbors heard her cries but being afraid of dogs they thought she would bite…"Stray Dog Got Stucked In Gate and Nobody Wanted to Help – Now Watch When They Show Up"