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Man breaks into apartment when building is on fire and helps save dogs left home alone

When a fire broke out in a South Dakota apartment complex because of a lightning strike, Spencer Butler, a friend and some strangers run door-to-door checking apartments for people and pets. Spencer went to see the fire and brought his camera and he and his friend soon realized they could help. It's a good thing they did because behind one door was a scared Corgi all alone. Watch the dramatic POV footage that Spencer filmed...
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From Feral to Family (video)

Sassy was feral when rescued. Like most scared dogs, she would bite if cornered and always kept her distance from people, never allowing herself to be touched. She needed more help than a foster home could provide, so she went to a trainer, Jeff Tesoro, who is amazing with feral dogs.  She was by no means an easy case. It was six months before Coastal German Shepherd Rescue volunteers could handle her. Even after her...
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Man breaks into apartment when building is on fire and helps save dogs left home alone

When a fire broke out in a South Dakota apartment complex because of a lightning strike, Spencer Butler, a friend and some strangers run door-to-door checking apartments for people and pets. Spencer went to see the fire and brought his camera and he and his friend soon realized they could help. It's a good thing they did because behind one door was a scared Corgi all alone. Watch the dramatic POV footage that Spencer filmed...
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Smoking hot firefighters pose with rescue dogs to help shelter animals

Their job is to serve their community and protect people. But when they're not busy putting out fires and helping save people's lives, these good-looking firefighters are volunteering their time to help shelter dogs. Every year firefighters in Charleston, South Carolina help the Charleston Animal Society raise funds through a calendar. The handsome men pose with dogs (and kittens) who need a home, and needless to say, it's always a big hit.  The 2015 Charleston Firefighters...
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Adopt a Senior Month Alumni Update: Kuri

Senior Spotlight! November is #AdoptaSeniorPetMonth! In honor of this, DC Shiba Inu Rescue is sharing updates on some of our alumni who were adopted as seniors.  Kurisumasu is a senior girl who was adopted earlier this year. Here is an update from Kuri's mother:I adopted 13 year old Kuri on April 23, 2016 along with puppy mill rescue, Mitsu.  Prior to adopting these beautiful girls, I shared my life with my Shiba Inu, Sapphire, who died unexpectedly on...
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From Feral to Family (video)

Sassy was feral when rescued. Like most scared dogs, she would bite if cornered and always kept her distance from people, never allowing herself to be touched. She needed more help than a foster home could provide, so she went to a trainer, Jeff Tesoro, who is amazing with feral dogs.  She was by no means an easy case. It was six months before Coastal German Shepherd Rescue volunteers could handle her. Even after her...
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Fearful Senior Shiba Inu Learns To Love Again

This is Aneko. She's a senior Shiba Inu who was taken off the streets by Animal Control. The handlers in the shelter were quick to realize fearful and untrusting Aneko wasn't going to be easy to care for. She would snap and howl at all who tried to touch her, and she soon found herself on the euthanasia list. That's when DC Shiba Inu Rescue, a dog rescue located in Washington, D.C. that specializes in Shiba Inus...
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Emaciated Great Dane Rescued With Duct Tape On Her Mouth Has Found A Forever Family

After the Darlington County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina received an anonymous call about a dog wandering the streets they went to find the dog and found a Great Dane with her head and mouth duct taped shut! The deputies were able to catch the dog and safely remove the tape and took her to Darlington County Humane Society to be looked after. At the time of her rescue in April of 2016, Darlington County...
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Dozens Of Pit Bulls Left To Starve To Death Getting A Second Chance

Animal Control Officers were alerted to a home in Riverside, California after a neighbor reported a foul stench was coming from the house. But the officers were not prepared to find 40 abandoned Pit Bulls who had been left alone for months to starve and die. Riverside County Animal Services found the malnourished Pit Bulls in a disgusting, dirty home in July 2016. 11 dogs were already dead and those still living were so malnourished...
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Dog Who Was Thought To Be Dead Makes A Miraculous Recovery

When David Loop passed what he believed to be a deceased dog in the middle of the road, he decided to stop and move her to the side of the road and then call animal control to pick up the body. But as he set her down on the sidewalk and said a silent prayer, one of her eyes blinked and he knew she was still alive. He rushed her to the veterinarian and she...
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Firefighter Saves Pit Bull Puppy From Fire And Becomes His Best Friend

Their friendship was born out of a heroic rescue that would change both their lives. Jake, a Pit Bull mix puppy, was a victim of a house fire and was rescued by Bill Lindler of the Hanahan, South Carolina Fire Department. Jake was burned and in poor shape when Bill pulled him from the fire. He was taken to a local clinic for treatment and Bill discovered that Jake also had no family to go...
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Couple Charged With Animal Cruelty After 310 Dogs Saved From Alleged Puppy Mill

A Maryland couple is facing a slew of animal cruelty charges in the wake of a raid on their property that saw 310 dogs rescued. Susan Murphy and her husband Robert Holliday Murphy face 84 counts of animal cruelty. Three months ago, the Wicomico County Humane Society and Sheriff's department went to the property and found the dogs living in deplorable conditions.   “Straight smell of ammonia. My eyes burned; it was that bad that we had...
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