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A Happy Ending to a Sad Dog Tale
A Happy Ending to a Sad Dog Tale

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs )

Cher
- 18 minutes ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Zeus' story could have ended so much differently than it did if not for the determination, devotion, love and caring of one person.
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A Dog’s Last Will and Testament
A Dog's Last Will and Testament

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, pets, protection )

Cher
- 17 minutes ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
With the unconditional love and loyalty our beloved canine companions show us, you can easily imagine what they would have for a Last Will and Testament. Warning - Tissue Alert!
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“Just Dogs” Are Also “Just” Heroes
"Just Dogs" Are Also "Just" Heroes

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, dogs, protection, pets )

Cher
- 7 minutes ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
here's a few stories of dogs that are special heroes for one reason or another. I have a special place in my heart for "Service dogs" whether they be therapy dogs, working dogs, ie. search and rescue, police, military, etc., service dogs for the blind,
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Anonymous
2 years ago

Thanks Nyack.

last will and testament
2 years ago

how beautiful a thought....have lost many dogs in my life.

always replaced within weeks,could not endure this crazy world without a loyal friend to share it with...

thanks Nyack,you're dedication  and this group are greatly appreciated...

and for the animals who can't thank you verbally,I'm sure they would be licking you for the rest of your life....

2 years ago

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Former Marine Finally Gets To Adopt Dog That Served With Her
Former Marine Finally Gets To Adopt Dog That Served With Her

Offbeat (tags: marines, dog, German Shepard, military, Iraq, protection, pets, unusual, news, interesting, animals )

Lindsey
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
After a high-profile adoption campaign and months of worry, a military dog handler finally managed to save the dog that served with her in Iraq from death-row, The Blaze reports. Former Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey, 28, and her beloved German shepherd --
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Cat Plunges 19 Stories Fom High-Rise, and Walks Away
Cat Plunges 19 Stories Fom High-Rise, and Walks Away

Offbeat (tags: cat, animals, amazing, falls, survives, miracla, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, pets )

Lindsey
- 6 hours ago - usnews.msnbc.msn.com
Sugar, a white furry cat who is deaf, plunged 19 floors from a window in a high-rise building in Boston and - aided by her fall into a tiny mulch patch and the feline's ability to glide a la the "flying squirrel" - lived to walk another day.
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Dog Saves Girl From Sex Offender Attack
Dog Saves Girl From Sex Offender Attack

Offbeat (tags: dog, hero, sex offender, good news, happy news, animals, interesting, news, protection, pets )

Lindsey
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
When a 17-year-old girl left St. Petersburg's Friends of Strays animal shelter to walk a dog, she never imagined her volunteer work would lead her to be the one in need.
Anonymous
2 years ago

Great stories! Thank you Nyack and Lindsey.

2 years ago

 

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The Inspiring Story of Bouncer
The Inspiring Story of Bouncer

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, dogs, protection, pets )

Cher
- 3 hours ago - rspca.org.uk
When Bouncer came into RSPCA care he was in a bad way but thanks to the devotion of staff and two very special fosterers he is now an amazing success story
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Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed and thank you for the story of Bouncer, he is a lovely dog.

rescues and love
2 years ago

thank you, Nyack and Lindsey

2 years ago

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Lara Croft Gets Sea Turtle Off The Hook! VIDEO!
Lara Croft Gets Sea Turtle Off The Hook! VIDEO!

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - globalanimal.org
A 100-pound loggerhead turtle was released back into the ocean last week after veterinarian Lara Croft carefully dislodged a 4-inch-long fish hook from the sea turtle's throat.
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Anonymous
2 years ago

Well done Lara Croft........lucky Turtle!

2 years ago

Thank you Nyack

2 years ago

Wonderful stories Thanx Nyack

2 years ago

 

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Portland Firefighters Rescue Horse From Old Septic Tank (VIDEO)
Portland Firefighters Rescue Horse From Old Septic Tank (VIDEO)

Animals (tags: animals, horse, septic tanks, video, good news, protection )

Lindsey
- 8 hours ago - katu.com
Portland firefighters rescued a 34-year-old Quarter horse from a Northeast Portland septic tank Monday afternoon. Roxy fell in the old tank at about 4:30 at 13th and Gertz and was stuck for about half an hour with only her head visible above ground.
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Anonymous
2 years ago

Thank you Nyack.

2 years ago

Thanks Nyack

2 years ago

Wonderful stories - thank you Nyack!

2 years ago

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I Am a Dog, Not A Thing
I Am a Dog, Not A Thing

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, pets )

Cher
- 36 minutes ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
I am a dog. I am a living, breathing animal. I feel pain, joy, love, fear and pleasure.
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Anonymous
2 years ago

Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

Thank you!

2 years ago

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Shine, Imprisoned in the Cellar of a Harlem Bodega for 6 Years – Rescued!
Shine, Imprisoned in the Cellar of a Harlem Bodega for 6 Years - Rescued!

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, rescued )

Cher
- 12 hours ago - all-creatures.org
Meet Shine, the precious pit bull mix who spent the last six years of his life in the cellar of a Harlem bodega. Day in and day out this gentle soul sat looking up towards the doors that separated him from the outside world, hoping that someone would
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Anonymous
2 years ago

Sad story but happy ending, so pleased for Shine. Thanks Nyack.

2 years ago

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Turkish Dolphins Tom and Misha Could Be Released at Last!
Turkish Dolphins Tom and Misha Could Be Released at Last!

Animals (tags: wildlife, dolphins, GoodNews )

Jill
- 4 hours ago - bornfreeusa.org
The dolphins were rescued by the Born Free Foundation and Turkish NGO Underwater Research Society from a squalid pool in the tourist town of Hisoranu (southwest Turkey) after a major campaign against their incarceration in the summer of 2010.
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Doomed Dog Gets New Leash on Life With Prosthetic Paw
Doomed Dog Gets New Leash on Life With Prosthetic Paw

Animals (tags: dogs, animals, GoodNews )

Jill
- 7 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
A playful dog that lost a paw was set to be euthanized in California when a veterinary technician stepped in to save him and helped him get a prosthetic paw.
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Missing Cat Found After 16 Years, Reunited With German Family
Missing Cat Found After 16 Years, Reunited With German Family

Offbeat (tags: cat, missing, 16 years, Germany, pets, crazy, survived, animals, bizarre, interesting, odd, off-beat )

Lindsey
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
When a precocious cat named Poldi disappeared from his home in Munich, Germany in 1996, his owners searched for months before finally coming to terms with the probability they would never see him again.
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20 Dogs Rescued From Burning Building! VIDEO!
20 Dogs Rescued From Burning Building! VIDEO!

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, rescued, dogs )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - globalanimal.org
Thanks to new rescue equipment provided by the Humane Society, firefighters in Hopewell, New Jersey were able to save 20 dogs from a burning building. The pet oxygen masks were instrumental in revitalizing the dogs who suffered from smoke inhalation.
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RSPCA Barges in to Rescue Orphaned Ducklings
RSPCA Barges in to Rescue Orphaned Ducklings

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, ducks, rescued )

Cher
- 4 hours ago - rspca.org.uk
An RSPCA inspector had to commandeer a passing barge in an attempt to rescue seven orphaned ducklings from a Chester canal.
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Rescued Lion Cub Is Ready for Some Pride and Joy
Rescued Lion Cub Is Ready for Some Pride and Joy

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, rescued )

Cher
- 5 hours ago - thesun.co.uk
A LION cub that almost died of starvation turns three today -- and will soon be joined by some female big cats so he can become a father.
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Stolen Fairy Penguin Finds His Way Home
Stolen Fairy Penguin Finds His Way Home

Offbeat (tags: animals, environment, protection, rescued )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - globalanimal.org
Dirk, a 7-year-old fairy penguin bred in captivity, was stolen by three men from a Sea World on Queensland's Gold Coast Saturday night. Dirk was found by a couple on Sunday in a local shark infested estuary. Sea World workers came to get Dirk and took
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2 years ago

Thank you so much for the happy endings, there are too few of them in this world.

2 years ago

Great Videos and stories, aways love a happy ending. Thanks Nyack & Cher

2 years ago

 

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Tangled Owl 'Playing Dead' Rescued From Tree

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rescued )
Cher - 1 hour ago - rspca.org.uk
An owl was rescued by our inspectorate after it got tangled in fishing line and was left hanging precariously from a tree.
2 years ago
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Modern Male Single Parent Tiger Bringing Up Cubs

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, tigers )
Cher - 59 minutes ago - wildlifeextra.com
In the sun baked Araveli hills and lakes of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary wild drama is being played out.
2 years ago

Thank you Nyack.

2 years ago

Updated News, Videos and stories I am sure all animals have their own unique stories to tell! Thanx Cher, Lindsay, and Nyack ) ) )

Anonymous
2 years ago

Thank you Nyack.

2 years ago
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Man Reunited With His Best Friend After Bike Accident (Photo Not of Lady Marie)

Animals  (tags: animals )
Marilynn - 31 minutes ago - myfoxmemphis.com
John Allen and his Best Friend "Lady" were pulling a wagon when they were hit by a car! John was taken to the Hospital When John woke up out of his Coma the first thing he did was ask for "LADY". News and Video at site! Always love the Good News! .
2 years ago

Hi Mm Thanx for sharing the story about John and Lady ) ) )

2 years ago

Hi Mm and Nyack thanx for sharing the story about John and Lady

Anonymous
2 years ago

Thanks Mm and Nyack.

2 years ago
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Leuser, the Sumatran Orangutan Shot 62 Times - in Pictures

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, orangutans, suffering )
Cher - 2 hours ago - guardian.co.uk
A moving story of an orangutan who was rescued from being sold as a gift, reintroduced to the wild only to be captured again by villagers who shot him repeatedly for fun
2 years ago

Thank You Nyack. an AWESOME page!!  

Anonymous
2 years ago

Great story! Thank you Nyack.

2 years ago
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Leopard Falls in Green Slime, Climbs Ladder to Escape

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, leopards, rescued, protection )
Cher - 2 hours ago - animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com
A wild leopard that fell into a slime-covered water tank at an Indian tea estate was rescued by wildlife officials who lowered a ladder into the tank
Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thanks Nyack and Cher.

Pleased the Leopard is OK!

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Happy Ending for Kitten in Headlight

Offbeat  (tags: animals, kitten, rescued, environment, protection )
Cher - 17 hours ago - all-creatures.org
By a stroke of luck, an adorable calico kitten was recently rescued in New York after a Brooklyn photographer spotted the kitten hiding under the hood of an adjacent car on the road.
Anonymous

Great story, beautiful kitten!! Thanks Nyack.

Enjoyed all the Wonderful stories Nyack Thanx

Anonymous

Thanks Nyack.

The baby elephant and the sheep was cute Thanx Nyack and Simone

Anonymous

Great video! Thank you Nyack and Simone.

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HEARTWARMING NEWS! ENJOY! Loyal Stray Dog Follows Cyclists For 24 Days & Nearly 2000 Kilometers / Care for Chinese Animals

Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animals in China, GoGo the Stray Dog Completes Chinese Cyc, HEARTWARMING NEWS! )
Michelle - 1 day ago - careforchineseanimals.net
GOGO Xiaosa, a 2 year old stray dog, completed a 1700km journey across China after joining a cycle race from Chengdu (Sichuan Province) to Lasa (capital city of Tibet) which is where the name Sa comes from. Cyclist Xiaoyong has given her a FUR EVER home!

Thanx everyone for all of these touching and Heartwarming stories

Anonymous

Amazing dog! Thank you Nyack and Michelle.

23
Pink Kitten Discovered in Cement Factory

Animals  (tags: kittens, abandoned, rescued )
Kim - 4 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A litter of kittens were discovered abandoned under some pallets in an English cement factory. The red dust used in the cement dyed this little girl's fur pink! They were taken to the vet and washed, but it may have to grow out. I'm just glad they're okay
Anonymous

Pink kitten is so cute! Thank you Nyack and Kim.

Wonderful - thanks Nyack!

12
People in India Rescue a Trapped Baby Elephant- VIDEO

Offbeat  (tags: baby elephant, trapped, ditch, rescuers, villagers, rescued, compassion )
Simone - 17 hours ago - godvine.com
It's always great to see people care about God's creatures. When this elephant was trapped in a ditch in India, a big group of villagers came together to save the day. Check it out!
Anonymous

Wonderful! Thanks Nyack and Simone.

Anonymous

Hope Willa finds a good home soon, she deserves it!

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Kitten Recovering After Surviving 6,500-Mile Journey Across Pacific

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, kitten, survivor, journey )
CherAway - 19 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
A kitten is recovering in California after surviving a 6,500-mile journey across the Pacific stowed away inside a Chinese shipping container.
Anonymous

Thanks Nyack.

16
Starbuck's Angel A Rescue Story- The Great Animal Rescue Chase

Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, abuse, sadness, suffering, protection, humans, GoodNews )
Florence - 4 hours ago - animalrescuechase.com
My friend Danny, called The Birdman of Long Beach has a rescue story in the Great animal showcase, about a pigeon he rescued at Starbucks with string tangled around its feet so bad its toes fell off!Great story about a great selfless man!He's on care2 too
Anonymous

Great story! Thank you Nyack and Florence.

5
Injured Eagle Given Bionic Beak! VIDEO!

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, eagles, beaks )
Cher - 22 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
A bald eagle whose beak was shattered after being shot by a poacher has been saved by a prosthetic beak created with a 3D printer
Anonymous

Just watched the video, it is amazing what they have done for this bald eagle! Thanks Nyack and Cher.

11
Fire Crews Rescue Baby Bobcat From California Wildfire

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bobcats, wildfires, California )
Cher - 3 hours ago - livinggreenmag.com
A baby bobcat, found burned and dazed during the tail end of a Northern California wildfire, has been rescued and treated at a local wildlife rehabilitation center
Anonymous

Hope Chips will be returned to the wild and live a long and haapy life. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

25
Remembering the 300 Search and Rescue Dogs of America

Animals  (tags: dogs, 9/11, protection, search & rescue dogs of 9/11 )
Ginger - 23 hours ago - examiner.com
I salute the K9 forces that were vital to the 9/11 rescue teams. These dogs were predestined, as puppies, to be trained in order to save and help humans. The 300 Search and Rescue Dogs of America are true rescue heroes.
Anonymous

Thanks Nyack and Cher.

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Behind the Photo: Soldiers Save Kitten From Iraq Sandstorm

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, rescued, kittens )
Cher - 20 hours ago - catster.com
Catster interviews the U.S. Air Force gunner who spotted the tiny cat later named Nala
Anonymous

Great story! Thank you Nyack and Cher.

Thank you for a wonderful story.

Excellent thread ty !

Noted and such Wonderful Photos and stories Everyone Thanx

8
Buried Alive Puppy Finds Hope

Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, rescued, protection, environment )
Cher - 1 hour ago - globalanimal.org
Police officers discovered a newborn puppy buried alive last month, just six-inches underground. The officers immediately rushed the dog to a local hospital where he was treated and has since been improving tremendously.
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Baby Saved From Kidnap By Hero Pitbull

Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, environment, protection, dogs )
Cher - 8 minutes ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Here's another of those *vicious* pitbull stories... and for once we can actually be thankful for the rep they have...
Anonymous

Thank you for some amazing and wonderful stories

Anonymous

Hope Tucker finds a loving home, bless him! Great story about the Baby and the Pitbull. Thanks Nyack and Cher.

5
Dog Rescues Puppy From Coyote

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, pets, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 23 minutes ago - nbcsandiego.com
Sophie was injured after she spotted coyote in the family's backyard in East County. The dog's family said that they heard a cry and ran out to see Sophie step in front the family puppy to protect it from the coyote.
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UPDATE BABY ELEPHANTS: Victory for Animal Welfare in Zimbabwe

Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, goodnews, animalrights, animalwelfare )
Jill - 48 minutes ago - blog.africageographic.com
Johnny Rodrigues said he suspects a fraudulent and shady deal between inter-government officials, brokered by a corrupt Chinese syndicate member.

Lovely Stories and Rescues Thank-You Everyone 21/1

Thanks Nyack, very good viewing.

11 months ago
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FANTASTIC NEWS - BANDIT IS FREE AFTER 3 YEARS!

Animals  (tags: BANDIT IS FREE, GoodNews, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, dogs, ethics, humans, law, pets, protection, rescued, goodnews, GOOD NEWS!!! )
Desanka - 28 minutes ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
BANDIT IS FREE! We are pleased to announce that Sandi York (owner) and Patricia Workman (Bandit's advocate) along with the County of Sacramento have come to a point of resolution that allowed for Bandit to go home today, May 31, 2013.
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11 months ago

That is awesome

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Animal Whisperer Has Life Changing Experience With Panther


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 2 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org

Many people view animal communication and remote healing with a certain amount of skepticism as it goes against the conventional way of thinking. We usually associate communication as being audio, but animals are exceptional non-verbal communicators who

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Nyack, what a wonderful story about the animal whisperer, thanks for posting.  Here is something else I found on the same site.  A former bear bile farm has ceased production and it's 130 bears are going to live in a sanctuary that used to be the bear bile farm.

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/bear-bile-farm-to-transform-into-sanctuary/

A VIDEO FOR EASTER PLEASE WATCH AND COMMENT BET IT CHEERS YOU UP

eine sehr schöne Geschichte

Thank you all for your contributions. 

Hugs to all. 

Liebe Wendy das ist so ein schönes Video,danke

Thanks for all you do Nyack!

Thanks Nyack.

uummmmm...ok... but what's to sign?