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This Costa Rican Sanctuary is Heaven on Earth for Stray Dogs 1

 

We recently came across a fascinating article sure to capture the imagination of any animal lover.  It’s a profile of a remarkable woman named Lya Battle and the amazing refuge she has provided for hundreds of homeless street dogs in Costa Rica.  This special place is...

Video: Victim Assistance Therapy Dog Joins the FBI 0

 

Dolce is the Italian word for “sweet” and as you’ll see in this heartwarming video, it’s the perfect name for a special therapy dog who became the first “employee” of the FBI’s K-9-Assisted Victim Assistance Program.  Dolce was the assistance dog for an FBI Victim Specialist...

“Mutual Rescue” Initiative Proves That Shelter Animals Rescue Us! 2

 

When you adopt a dog, cat, or other homeless pet from an animal shelter, you know that you are truly changing the course of an animal’s life by providing her or him with a real home and loving family.  But anyone who’s ever rescued a pet...

Heroic Black Lab Saves His Neighbor’s Life 0

 

We love stories about animals who come to the rescue when one of their human family members gets into trouble.  But one awesome 7 year-old black Labrador retriever named Mac recently saved the life of his next door neighbor when she had a medical emergency in...

Cute Overload: Playful Otter Slides in the Snow! 0

 

A cameraman at Yellowstone National Park got some very cute video of a wild river otter sliding on his (or her?) belly down a snowbank.  Enjoy this brief but squee-worthy video…guaranteed to put a smile on your face and give you a new appreciation for all...

Sheepdog Puppies Rescued After Italian Avalanche 0

 

Because we could all use a bit of good news these days…here's a brief animal rescue video guaranteed to make you smile.  After an avalanche came down on a hotel at an Italian ski resort recently, search and rescue workers were faced with the urgent task...