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Lovely Spring   video
Offbeat  (tags: spring, easter, ostara, new beginnings, new year )

- 628 days ago -
No matter what you celebrate for holidays or are enjoying climbing out from under a long winter this video is a pleasure on the eyes and ears. Enjoy.
Dog Survives Gas Chamber, Ends Up in Jersey
Offbeat  (tags: daniel, gas chambers, euthanized, survived, rescued, new home, new beginnings, adoption )

- 2236 days ago -
There's something about a dog-surviving-euthanasia story -- and we've presented a few tales of such dogs, and cats, on these pages -- that grabs our hearts and won't let go. Maybe its because those dogs have beaten such overwhelming odds.
Settling In, Bonding, Being Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: monkeys, rescued, labratories, freedom, new beginnings, safe, loved )

- 2344 days ago -
You might remember that back in July 2010 we rescued a group of long-tail macaques from a life spent in an East Coast laboratory. I am happy to report that today, they are doing well.
3 Lions Relocated to US After Bolivia Outlaws Animals in Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: bolivan lions, ex circus lions, rescued, new home, new beginnings, usa, sanctuary )

- 2351 days ago -
A sanctuary in Colorado Tuesday accepted several lions rescued from circuses in South America. The organization behind the rescue has also arranged to deliver rescue lions to California.
Happy Bionic Dog Loving Life With Unique New Paws
Offbeat  (tags: puppies abandoned, rescued, nakio, paws frozen, operation, bionic paws, new life, new beginnings )

- 2361 days ago -
It began and almost ended in an abandoned freezing basement of a house in Nebraska just a little over a year and a half ago. A litter of five-week-old Red Heeler puppies were left to die, and little Naki'o had walked into an icy puddle, and there his
Daisy Beagle Pup Becomes the Face of Slater, Missouri
Offbeat  (tags: daisy, internet outrage, beagle up, poked, mistreated, new home, new beginnings, loved )

- 2405 days ago -
- A four-minute video of a punk, 19-year-old teenager with a cigarette hanging out of the corner of his mouth repeatedly slapping, and poking at an eight-week-old beagle puppy enraged nearly 2,000 people to call and email the Slater Police Department,
Britain's Last Circus Elephant Anne Signed Up for a New Life at Sanctuary as Diggers Move in to Create Her Home
Offbeat  (tags: annie, new home, new beginnings, beaten, rescued, outrage )

- 2447 days ago -
Work has begun on Anne the circus elephant's new home at Longleat Safari Park. As her owners prepared to sign her over to the care of Longleat and animal welfare groups, workmen and diggers moved in to prepare her new enclosure for her arrival.
Hugs and Kisses
Offbeat  (tags: ex labratory dog, sweet little beagle, adopted, new home, new beginnings, kindness, compassion, loved )

- 2615 days ago -
More happy stories are coming in about the animals who were rescued from life in hell inside Professional Laboratory Research Services (PLRS). Here's an e-mail from Bill and Sarah Cassani:
Fighting the Past
Offbeat  (tags: vick dogs, courageous dogs, rehomed, adoptions, new life, new beginnings )

- 2626 days ago -
NFL player Michael Vick's abused pit bulls have been granted a new lease on life -- as beloved family pets. Of the 70 or so abused animals seized from Vick's horrific Bad Newz Kennels in Virginia in 2007, when the quarterback was exposed as an active
Beagles Freed From Testing Lab Get New Home at Wellington No-Kill Shelter
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, rescued, animal labratories, no kill shelter, safe, new beginnings, new lives )

- 2642 days ago -
The dogs have no names; not yet. But soon. A Wellington no-kill animal shelter Saturday became the new temporary home to 16 beagles after a commercial lab in North Carolina shut its doors and released its animals to humane agencies across
Home for Wolves in North County Is Moving
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wolf hybrids, moving, home, relocating, highway, widening, new beginnings )

- 2804 days ago -
Pushed out of their land near Hwy. 46, the home for wolves and wolf hybrids will get new digs in the summer

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