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This Elephant Thought Her Human Buddy Was Drowning And Rushed To Save Him

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_58082e186d2f6’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118110_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_58082e186d2f6’); }); Traditionally, when it comes to animal rescue videos, you’ll find various creatures in all sorts of danger and their human saviors coming to their aid. This is not one of those videos. When Kham […]

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This Was Uploaded To Facebook As ‘The Happiest Album Ever.’ After Seeing It, I Agree.

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Incredibly dangerous wildfires have been raging outside of Melbourne, Australia, destroying everything in their path. A farm sanctuary called Edgar’s Mission was smack dab in the center of the disaster. The fire was to their east, west and south, closer than 1 mile away. Over 100 animals were hurriedly evacuated from the shelter, just in […]

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This Hummingbird Was On The Brink Of Death, And You’ll Never Believe Who Saved It

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When you think of animal rescue, you typically think of humans rescuing dogs and cats, right? Well, get ready for a story that will turn every idea you once had about animal rescue on its head. Ed Gernon went to a rescue facility and met a dog that he absolutely had to adopt. After filling […]

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This Guy Learned Freeing A Porcupinefish From A Net Isn’t Easy, But It’s Worth It

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They may seem cute at first, but when porcupinefish puff out, not only do they look like medieval torture devices, some of them have quills filled with neurotoxins 1,200 times more potent than cyanide. But that didn’t seem to stop members of a marine conservation nonprofit called CORE sea from helping a pufferfish break free […]

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Cats Named Mac And Cheese Almost Died In A 10-Alarm Fire, But They’ve Got 9 Lives

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In the event of a fire, it’s important to get out of the house as quickly as possible. Often, that means leaving behind beloved pets, whether we want to or not. When a 10-alarm fire broke out in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that created a fireball impacting multiple buildings, Christina Jeffrey was forced to leave behind her […]

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A Mountain Lion That Was Chained Up For 20 Years Finally Experiences Freedom

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Mufasa was a mountain lion who had known nothing but a life full of misery. He spent 20 horrible years chained to the back of a pick-up truck in a Peruvian circus, but when kind rescuers from Animal Defenders International heard about his struggle and found a way to free him, they changed his life […]

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This 1,500-Pound Ox Loves To Be Snuggled, But His Story Might Make You Cry

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Most people are under the impression that farm animals aren’t as cuddly or emotional as our house pets. But those who work and volunteer on farms know that couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Bhima. He’s a 1,500-pound ox who was rescued by SASHA Farm. Each animal at the sanctuary has a sad story […]

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Ducklings Stuck Down A Storm Drain Get Rescued As Their Concerned Mom Looks On

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A team of firefighters in Auckland, New Zealand, banded together to help a distraught mother duck after her ducklings fell down a storm drain. The team of heroes formed an assembly line to pull the tiny babies out while the notably anxious mom duck watched. The moment the chirping cuties are reunited with their mother […]

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He Found This Dog Starving And Close To Death, But Look At Him Now!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); A local photographer recently found a dog chained up in a condition that can only be described as heartbreaking. When he found the pup, he was covered in fleas, blood parasites, and worms. His skin was barely clinging to his bones and he was suffering from mange. While most people would […]

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Stranded Baby Swans Washed Away Down A Waterfall Receive Some Much-Needed Help

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Simon and his fellow animal rescuers from the Wildlife Aid Foundation received a call about three cygnets that had been washed down a waterfall away from their parents. When they arrived at the scene, they realized that time was rapidly running out as the baby swans were quickly losing energy to stay afloat. Rescuing the […]

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This Incredibly Sweet Stray Was Dying From Mange When These People Found Her

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When the wonderful people at Animal Aid Unlimited found June, she was covered in blisters and dying from severe mange. But despite all of her suffering, this sweet girl wagged her tail furiously when she saw her rescuers, who firmly believe that she was waiting for them to arrive. Watch June’s […]

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Wild Dog With Its Head Stuck In A Plastic Jar Receives A Helping Hand

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Stray dogs raised on the streets or in the wild quickly learn how to fend for themselves. That often means digging through trash to find even the tiniest scraps of food, and burrowing into piles of garbage for shelter. That desperation to survive can sometimes lead to tragedy. The good people at Animal Aid Unlimited […]

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This Animal Shelter Is Encouraging Adoptions With Puppy Pajama Parties

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No one can resist a cute dog dressed in pajamas, and volunteers from one shelter use that to their advantage. The LifeLine Animal Project, a rescue group in Atlanta, has come up with an adorable way to get people interested in adopting their rescue dogs. They throw pajama parties with the pups! googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); […]

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This Is The Nasty, Inhumane Truth About ‘Cage-Free’ Eggs

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Dramatic Rescue Of Horses Struggling To Survive In Rising Floodwaters Near Houston

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Recently, torrential rains swept through Houston, Texas, and the surrounding area, causing a deadly flood that has been catastrophic for humans and animals alike. Around 70 horses needed to be rescued as they struggled to keep their heads above the fast-rising waters. Several of the dramatic rescues were caught on video…you’ll be amazed and inspired […]

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His Doctor Told Him He Would Die Unless Things Changed…Meet The Dog Who Saved Him

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Every person who’s ever had a dog knows that their pooch loves them unconditionally, but when Eric rescued Peety, the pup taught his owner how to love himself as well. Eric weighed over 300 pounds, had type 2 diabetes, and was told by his doctor that if things didn’t change, he only had a few […]

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He Tore Open A Moving Garbage Bag And What He Found Inside Broke His Heart

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We’ve all had upsetting days at the office, but this trash collector was totally floored by what he encountered one day. Just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, trash collectors were busy tossing bags from the side of the street into the truck. They were doing the same thing they did every other day, so nothing seemed […]

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This Poor Dog Was Covered In Tumors, But Look At Him Now!

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It’s always sad to see homeless animals suffering, but it’s especially heartbreaking when no one will help them. Such was the case for one dog in Mexico City. In 2015, he was living on the streets, starving and covered in open cancerous tumors. The worst part, though, was that passersby didn’t even give him a […]

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This Guy’s Just Preparing Dinner On The Stove, But Wait Until You See Who It’s For

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); I’m just going to warn you that what you’re about to see is going to leave you feeling pretty stunned. Why? Because it’s the cutest thing that’s ever happened. Although the footage begins with a man preparing some not-so-appetizing meals in his kitchen, it’s the culmination that counts, people. Whenever he […]

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These 14 Animals Were Horribly Mistreated Until Heroes Saved The Day.

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These fourteen different animals were living a life of neglect and abuse at disguting farms and zoos. Thankfully, they were rescued by my new heroes, Farm Sanctuary. Most people probably aren’t aware of the amazing things Farm Sanctuary does for animals. Two woman wanted to change that (and to change the hearts of thousands). Jessica […]

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Animals Are In Danger From Flooding In Louisiana, But These People Are Saving Them

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); With all of the devastating floods in Louisiana right now, it would be so easy for everyone there to only focus on helping themselves — and who could blame them? The raging waters are so dangerous that it’s all some people can do just to survive, let alone think about anyone […]

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This Dog Was Shot 18 Times With A BB Gun, But He Pulled Through In The Best Way

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Universe, meet Brody. He’s an 8-week-old puppy from Rock Hill, South Carolina, and he’s basically the cutest. Facebook / Alicia Schwartz While it’s not obvious in the image above, Brody’s life recently hung in the balance after he endured being shot 18 times with a BB gun. He was rushed to a local animal hospital […]

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This Dog Was Scared And Starving When They Got To Her…But She Wasn’t Alone

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); In Los Angeles, thousands of stray dogs wander the streets each day. Many are starving, injured, or have been mistreated by humans. For them, a chance at a better life seems out of reach. That is, until Hope for Paws shows up. Since 2008, Eldad and Audrey Hagar have been rescuing […]

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I Almost Lost It When She Wagged Her Tail. Watch This Pooch’s Emotional Journey!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Travelers at a train station in Udaipur, India, heard distant yelps from what sounded like a distressed animal. Following the screams for help, they discovered Florence, a street dog who had been hit by an oncoming train and had lost her leg as a result. Despite her recent row with trauma, […]

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This Pit Bull Was Thrown Out Because He Wasn’t Perfect, But A Hero Saved Him

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Captain is a pit bull that was abandoned by his family because he wasn’t “perfect.” He was born with a blind left eye and a deformed right ear, and for that reason, his owners abandoned him on the steps of a kill shelter in North Carolina. This typically would’ve been a death sentence for such […]

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She Endured Such Abuse By Previous Owners That All She’d Do Was Stare At The Wall

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It’s almost too sad to think about what happened to this dog that made her so fearful of humans when rescuers found her. Angel was abused so harshly that when she was first rescued, all she would do was stare at the wall. She didn’t want to look at any of the people who were […]

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When They Found This Calf, He Couldn’t Walk But His Mom Refused To Leave His Side

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The incredible people over at Animal Aid Unlimited know all too well the struggles of a street animal in India. They make it their life’s work to rescue, rehabilitate, and if they can, rehome the poor souls they find helpless without a safe place to call their own. While you might think they just have […]

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Instead Of Euthanizing Unwanted Cats, This Shelter Is Giving Them A New Purpose

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Despite the work of tens of thousands of animal shelters and even more volunteers around the country, nearly 3 million companion animals are euthanized each year. More than half of them are cats. To combat this, SpokAnimal struck up a program with the goal of giving unwanted cats a second chance. So how do they […]

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