The Dachshund is one of the 10 most popular dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club, but sometimes they are not the best fit for a person’s lifestyle. This is where Dachshund Rescue NW in Spokane, Washington, comes in.
After record pet adoptions seen in the U.S. during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters are filling back up again.
We highlight three non-profit organizations that have had a major impact on national pet rescue.
This list includes just some of the big moments in the history of dog rescue and continues to be updated.
Murphy Brown Moon Shadow has a beautiful story of perseverance, community, inspiration and love.
A Purdue University study published in May in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy attached a numerical measure to the positive effect of service dogs on humans.
Here’s all the ways that rescue dogs say “thank you” for all of your support and kindness.
Though it can be challenging, training a rescue dog is extremely worthwhile and rewarding. Here are some tips from renowned trainer, Victoria Stilwell.
Thinking about adding a blind dog to your life — or curious about other ways to help sight-impaired dogs? Let’s take a closer look at rescuing, living with and helping blind dogs.
Asking yourself, “How much does it cost to adopt a dog?” Expenses for adopting a dog go way beyond the initial adoption fee. Let’s take a closer look.
Find out how Rosie, an amputee Great Dane who lost her leg due to abuse, and Maja Kazazic, a human amputee who lost her leg after a Bosnian grenade attack, inspire each other.
Find out how Rocky Kanaka’s ‘Dog’s Day Out’ uses a unique angle to help dogs with less-than-happy pasts find their happy endings.
Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Today, we’re celebrating some of the shelter dogs adopted by our favorite celebrities. We would love to hear the stories of your shelter dogs, too!
Find out how a few organizations are fighting cruelty to animals — and how you can get involved, too.
Organizations and celebrities are lending awareness to ending the dog meat trade. So, how far have we come and how far do we have left to go? We take a look.
What will it take to get to No Kill? Here’s how to help shelters get to No Kill and how to prevent animals from ending up in shelters in the first place.
A recent bill in California says that the state’s pet stores can only sell dogs, cats and rabbits if they come from animal shelters or rescue groups.
Dog lovers often read stories about dogs who were previously abused but are now up for adoption. How did these neglected dogs get ready for their new homes?
New York City’s Animal Medical Center might be a pet’s answer to the Mayo Clinic, but it also provides specialized community funds.
Photographer Jesse Freidin’s Finding Shelter is a photo book that goes behind-the-scenes to show the lives of animal shelter volunteers.
Labeled as destructive and given up, these 13 rescues now make up the Breakaway Siberians sled dog team.
National Dog Fighting Awareness Day is Saturday, April 8. The ASPCA shares how we can help put an end to these horrific crimes, on this day and throughout the year.
Two puppies aren’t that much more work than one, and the pups benefit from having someone their age around.
Likely the victim of abuse, the English Bulldog doesn’t let paralysis keep her from being a beloved family pet and a PetSmart greeter.
Isaac Alvarez’s photo illustrations combine the heads of rescue dogs with the bodies of adopters, and the result is both strange and beautiful.
Because I’m socially progressive and have a rescue dog, friends were surprised to hear that I bought a puppy from a breeder.
The Shar Pei suffered from several genetic health problems, thanks to irresponsible breeding in the puppy mill.
The A.S.P.C.A. recently released updated euthanasia and adoption rates, which show both promise and that we still have far to go in lowering the homeless pet population.
The actor has shared videos of Ginger and him together, and they make an adorable pair.
This Bulldog with a cleft palate wasn’t expected to last the night with his foster family, but they helped him survive and thrive and eventually adopted him.
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