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ACTION ALERT: Help Our Military Get Working Dogs Adopted, Instead of Euthanized! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: military dogs, bravery, courageous, legalisation adoptions welfare )

- 1294 days ago -
This is a petition for the United States Congress to immediately pass the recently introduced Canine Members of the Armed Forces Act, H.R.4103 and Senate S.2134.
Orangutan Is Forced to Chew Off Own Hand to Escape From Snare
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, orang utan, traps, bravery )

- 1295 days ago -
Orphaned Pelangsi found himself trapped while in the jungle of Borneo, and was forced to live on rainwater for ten days. Finally, the determined ape was left with no choice but to bite through its limb in order to get away. But after being rescued
Mother Cat Leads Rescuer to Her Kittens
Animals  (tags: mother cat, bravery, determination, rescuer, kittens, safe, rescued )

- 1506 days ago -
'No way I would have found these kittens without this cat's help.' This remarkable mother cat, who'd been thrown from a car, surprised an officer from the Royal SPCA by leading him to her litter of four tiny kittens hidden in a barn.
Heroes Among Us: Military Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, bravery )

- 1638 days ago -
Canines can perform safety and security functions that no human or technological innovation can.
Dog in Malta Survives Being Shot in the Head and Buried Alive
Animals  (tags: miracle, horrific sadistc cruelty investigation, dog, shot, buried alive, survived, courage, bravery )

- 1646 days ago -
A dog that survived being shot in the head and buried alive is recovering at the Hal Far animal hospital run by the Animal directorate of the Ministry of Rural Affairs in Malta, after over 40 lead pellets were removed from its skull by local vets.
Thrown Away Like Trash... Patrick the Miracle Dog on the Road to Recovery
Animals  (tags: patrick, horrendous crime, abused, starved, rescued, recovering, bravery, courage )

- 1648 days ago -
Such are the headlines of the many news stories recounting the discovery, rescue and ongoing rehabilitation of a Newark, New Jersey dog named "Patrick" (so named because his recovery started on St. Patrick's Day). The defendant, Kisha Curtis, is reported
Dotty the Donkey Gets PDSA Award for Saving Sheep
Animals  (tags: animals, donkeys, bravery, bravery award, animal behaviour, farm animals, animalwelfare )

- 1698 days ago -
A donkey which saved a sheep from being savaged by a dog has been honoured for her bravery. Dotty came to the aid of her friend Stanley in their shared paddock when a dog launched a frenzied attack on him. She pinned the dog to the ground.
Tongueless Pit Bull Teaches Resiliency and Forgiveness
Animals  (tags: humans savagery, sadistic cruelty, rico, tongue removed, abused, rescued, bravery, courage, forgiveness )

- 1892 days ago -
The longer I live, the more amazed I become by both the cruelty of humans and the resiliency of animals. This is a story that relates both in equal measure. Meet Rico, a pit bull who was raised and trained by a man who wanted him to be a fighter,
Update on Dog Dragged Behind Truck in North Carolina
Animals  (tags: horrific cruelty, painful recovery, suffering, bravery, dog dragged, firu )

- 1897 days ago -
Firu, the dog that was dragged behind his owner's truck, has stirred deep emotions in those that have viewed his graphic photos. Seeing the severity of his injuries spurs an ache that can't be soothed.
A Tribute To Scarlett, The Bravest Mother
Animals  (tags: scarlett, bravery, fire, rescued her kittens, burns, courageous, survived, rescued, memoriam )

- 1898 days ago -
Scarlett was a former stray cat, probably born in June 1995, whose efforts to save her kittens from a fire, at serious harm to herself, attracted worldwide media attention and has been related in a number of non-fiction books
More Pictures of Courage the 'Miracle Dog' and His Amazing Recovery
Animals  (tags: courage, miraclous recovery, gaining weight, strength, bravery, determination )

- 2045 days ago -
Despite gaining 20 pounds in two weeks and being called a "Miracle Dog" by medical professionals, Courage still has a long way to go. But don't tell him that. He's playing, eating and acting more and more like a dog--a happy dog--every day. He's completely
Miltary Dogs: Some Honored, Some Forgotten
Animals  (tags: military dogs courageous, honoured forgotten, bravery )

- 2096 days ago -
In the U.K., a 9-year-old black Labrador named Treo has been awarded the Dickin Medal for his military service in Afghanistan. The medal is the equivalent of the Victoria Cross for a military animal. "I'm very proud indeed," said his handler, Sgt. Dave
Man Who Lost His Leg Saving Dog Is Not Sorry
Animals  (tags: man, died, grief, lost his leg, train, saved his dog, bravery, memorial )

- 2132 days ago -
Late in the afternoon of Sunday, June 10, 1985, Cole McFarland Jr. went walking. He took with him two dogs -- Noble, his 3-year-old golden retriever, and Starbell, Noble's "girlfriend." The path they chose borders the train tracks in Carlsbad, a coastal
Dog Who Intervened to Save Owners During Violent Robbery to Recover From Gunshot Wounds
Animals  (tags: ashlan, courageous, boxer mix dog, protected owners lives, shot, gunshot wounds, recovering, violent robbery, bravery )

- 2171 days ago -
A family dog is being credited with helping to save the lives of his human family when they were threatened during a violent home-invasion robbery in the Hollywood Hills on Wednesday. Aslan, a 5-year-old boxer mix, apparently alerted his owners to
Little Brown Dog's Recovery - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: little dog, dragged by a truck, horrific injuries, courage, bravery, survival )

- 2188 days ago -
It was just a few weeks ago that the little 17-lb terrier that was dragged behind a truck by Jimmy Lovell, 45, of Knoxville, TN, was taken to the University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine to be treated for her horrific injuries.

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