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Once Kept In Cages In Korea, These Dogs Are Finding New Homes In The U.S And Canada

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Since the era of the Three Kingdoms of Korea in 57 A.D., the consumption of dog meat has been a controversial part of South Korean cuisine. Though as much as 30% of the population has tried dog meat at least once in their life, a much smaller percentage actually consumes it regularly. With the tradition […]

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Considering What This Puppy Has Gone Through, This Video Is Incredibly Inspiring

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Holly is only five weeks old, but she’s already experienced a lifetime of pain. When she was brought into a North Carolina animal control shelter with her mother, she had a broken leg that needed to be fixed immediately. It was either that or she would be euthanized. But as is common with some rescue […]

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This Dog’s Injuries Were Beyond Horrific…Weeks Later, I Can’t Believe It’s Him!

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When the great people at Animal Aid Unlimited got a call about a street dog hiding in an abandoned basement of a building, nothing could prepare them for the horrific scene they were about to come across. The critically injured dog was lying lifeless on the floor when they found him, seemingly just wanting to […]

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She Was Dying From Distemper, But This Amazing Family Saved Her Life

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It’s a shocking statistic: of the 7.6 million animals that enter shelters in the U.S. every year, about 2.7 million of them are euthanized. Their stories are all different — some are suffering from incurable diseases, others are deemed too aggressive, and then there are those who could be saved but aren’t given a second […]

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Nobody Would Stop To Help Him Or Even Look At Him, But Then Somebody Finally Cared

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); At some point in our lives, we’ve all felt that nobody cares about us — whether our reasons are legitimate or just temporary emotional stress. Feeling that way sometimes is a normal part of growing up, but most of us know that our families do care and that they would do […]

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What Happened to This Dog Made My Stomach Turn. Thank Goodness For The Ending.

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If you remember the classic 90s movie Homeward Bound (and you should), you’ll remember one of the animals had an encounter with a porcupine. The tense scene shows Chance getting attacked by a grumpy little porcupine, leaving quills in his face (and rendering me terrified of porcupines for the rest of my life). Well, when […]

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This Dog Was Living Under A Shopping Cart, But She Wasn’t Exactly Alone

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When Rescue From The Hart got a phone call about a stray dog living under a shopping cart, they set out to save her life. To their surprise, there was much more to her story than immediately met the eye. Los Angeles-based Annie and James Hart founded the non-profit dog rescue in 2014. With the […]

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When An Abused Dog Is Pet For The First Time, It Will Break Your Heart

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When a dog is abused for most of its life, it leads to a lot of trauma. There are obvious physical scars that people can see, touch, and heal, but under all of that are the emotional and psychological scars that none of us can understand. So when you see a seemingly healthy dog at […]

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Awe-Inspiring Recovery Of A Dog Practically Turning To Stone Due To Terrible Mange

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When the kind people at Animal Aid Unlimited heard about a stray dog suffering from severe mange, they knew they had to help the poor pup. However, nothing could have prepared them for just how bad the dog’s condition really was. Her skin had become so hard that it was almost like she was turning […]

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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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When They Found Her, She Was Slowly Choking To Death From A String Around Her Neck

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Nancy is just a puppy, but she’s already had a close brush with death. When the wonderful people at Animal Aid Unlimited found her, her head was huge. It was so swollen that it looked like a balloon. They can’t be sure why, but she had a string around her neck […]

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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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This Two-Nosed Dog Was Almost Put Down, But Now He Has A Chance At Happiness

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Our differences make us unique — heck, if we all looked alike, the world would be a pretty boring place. I mean, I just wrote a piece about a two-headed snake! …Which brings us to Toby. The Australian shepherd has two noses and because of that abnormality, he was about to meet an unfortunate and […]

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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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Her Puppies Were Stolen And She Lived In The Trash, But She Never Gave Up On Life

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Every year, approximately 3.9 million dogs enter animal shelters across the United States. Whether they’re left out in the cold or surrendered by humans who can’t take care of them, the fact remains that almost four million innocent dogs end up in shelters, and thousands more still need saving. And these poor pups were of […]

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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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Drowning Puppy Struggling To Stay Alive Is Rescued From A Sewage Tank

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It’s not uncommon in India to see wells, drains, pits, and tanks of all types left open with no barrier or warning signs alerting passersby. More often than not, though, it’s animals who fall victim to these dangers. Animal Aid Unlimited volunteers recently heard strange cries coming from an open septic tank. Knowing that something […]

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This Dog Was Moments Away From Drowning, But Was Rescued In The Nick Of Time

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Dogs are known as man’s best friend…but humans need to be a dog’s best friend, too. This husky was in deep water (and deep trouble), but thankfully a few human friends stepped in to save the day. Just wait for the end, though. The dog’s reaction is priceless. That, my friends, is what pure, grateful […]

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This Dog Was Trapped In A Well For Almost A Week…Then These Heroes Came!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); When villagers in a remote town outside of Udaipur, India, heard a dog’s cries for help from the bottom of a well, they didn’t know what to do. No one wanted to venture into the deep, unstable well, so they began asking around for help. Thankfully, someone told them about the […]

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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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Meet Quasimodo, A Special German Shepherd With Short Spine Syndrome

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Quasimodo isn’t like most dogs. Facebook / Quasi The Great In fact, he might be like only 13 other dogs on the planet. He has a condition called short spine syndrome. This special 4-year-old was taken in by Secondhand Hounds, an animal shelter in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Facebook / Quasi The Great Sara Anderson, the […]

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What This Dog Did For Her Owner Will Have Your Jaw On The Floor

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Just like any other shelter dog, Lilly hoped someone would see her true colors and adopt her. That day came when David Lanteigne rescued her for his mom. Christine Spain had suffered from alcoholism and depression, but when Lilly came into her life, she made great strides in her recovery. But then Spain got some […]

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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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If You Thought You And Your Best Friend Were Cute, You Haven’t Seen These Two

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There are people out there who spend hours at a time watching compilation videos on YouTube, and most of those compilations center around the ridiculous antics of hilarious pets. I would know, because I’m one of those (sad, sad) people. And if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably seen the video below. This clip shows […]

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These Dogs Spent Most Of Their Lives Chained Up…Until Kind Strangers Did This!

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Mama and Oreo have spent most of their lives chained up. The two dogs belong to an elderly lady who rescued them after they were abandoned by a neighbor. The woman lives in an incredibly poor area and has very little access to the resources needed to fully care for them. However, the pups’ lives […]

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She Weighed Just Half A Pound When They Found Her…But These Vets Saved Her Life

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There’s a reason that puppies aren’t fully weaned from their mother until they’re between seven and eight weeks old. In addition to the emotional support, they need mom’s nutritious milk and warmth to help them survive. Unfortunately though, stray dogs and orphaned pups often find themselves without a mom, making their odds of survival incredibly […]

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