Animal Rescue Fights for “Lucky” the Dog, Found with Spinal Injury Near Train Tracks (VIDEO)

A dog found abandoned and unable to move Wednesday along a stretch of train tracks in Montgomery County will undergo spinal surgery at a Philadelphia animal hospital. Doctors are keeping the dog as comfortable as possible on pain medications until then. Members of the nonprofit Philly Rescue Angels found the pit bull mix, who they have named “Lucky,” near the regional rail tracks at SEPTA’s Lawndale Station. … Continue reading Animal Rescue Fights for “Lucky” the Dog, Found with Spinal Injury Near Train Tracks (VIDEO)

Rescuers Describe Frantic Attempt to Save Kangaroos Stranded for Days

Described by a rescuer as “red tape gone mad”, South Australian authorities appear to be stalling efforts to relocate a mob of kangaroos four meters across a river. Flood waters are rising two inches every 24 hours, gobbling up a small patch of land on a vineyard in Morgan, 160km northeast of Adelaide, where a mob of western greys are running out of food. Rescuers have secured … Continue reading Rescuers Describe Frantic Attempt to Save Kangaroos Stranded for Days

Woman Brought 97 Homeless Dogs into Her Home During Hurricane (VIDEO)

Chella Phillips had been working at a dog shelter for years before the hurricane hit. So when the shelter building had to close, she didn’t bat an eye at taking 97 homeless and abandoned dogs into her own home. After all, she was continuing her labor of love at a time it was needed the most. Hurricane Dorion was a Category 5 hurricane that caused extreme winds … Continue reading Woman Brought 97 Homeless Dogs into Her Home During Hurricane (VIDEO)

Dog Shot 50 Times with Pellet Gun Survives and Begins Road to Recovery (VIDEO)

A Texas dog shot at least 50 times with a pellet gun lost a back leg to the violent incident but is expected to make a full recovery thanks to the rescuers who came to her assistance. 716 Paws Rescue and Paw Patrol Rescue worked together to save Violet the dog, who is from Cleveland, Texas, according to ABC 13. The canine is now resting at the Family … Continue reading Dog Shot 50 Times with Pellet Gun Survives and Begins Road to Recovery (VIDEO)

Animal Shelter Saves 80 Animals After Hurricane (VIDEO)

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter is filled with dogs and cats. It’s been that way even before Hurricane Ian hit Southwest Florida.  “We had 93 animals in the shelter already on the day of the hurricane plus another 20 or so in foster, ” said Liz McCauley, the Shelters Executive Director. McCauley has been the Executive Director at the shelter for the last 8 years … Continue reading Animal Shelter Saves 80 Animals After Hurricane (VIDEO)

Man in Critical Condition After Kissing a Cobra and Getting Bitten – VIDEO

A man is fighting for his life after he tried to kiss a cobra and was bitten in the face. A video posted on Twitter by AH Siddiqui shows the man trying to kiss the cobra. The man had apparently just rescued the snake, and as he tried to kiss the snake, it jumped and bit him in his mouth. The snake slithered away, and … Continue reading Man in Critical Condition After Kissing a Cobra and Getting Bitten – VIDEO

Dog is Rescued After Being Put in a Bag and Thrown Over a Bridge

A caller reported seeing someone throw a plastic tote over a Central Florida bridge from a moving vehicle this week, according to a Thursday Facebook post from Orlando-based Orange County Animal Services. An incident report from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the witness, who was out walking her dog, flagged down a deputy for help. The concerned resident, looking from the top of the … Continue reading Dog is Rescued After Being Put in a Bag and Thrown Over a Bridge

Couple Comes Home with Kittens from Local McDonald’s Drive Thru

These days, the hustle and bustle of life leads to all sorts of distractions. We’re so busy, forgetting to eat, that diets are filled with drive thru fast foods. We try to relax and space out online as the hours slip by…watching cat videos *cough cough*?  Multiple trips back and forth to the stores for items we forgot is a pretty common occurrence. So when a … Continue reading Couple Comes Home with Kittens from Local McDonald’s Drive Thru

Senior Dog Finally Adopted After 14 Years in Shelter

For over a decade, Stuart dreamed of finding his forever family. The 14-year-old dog first came into the shelter when he was around 1 year old and lived there nearly his entire life. Stuart needed a hero — someone who could see that he was deserving of unconditional love. And, maybe, something soft to sleep on at the end of a long day. After two … Continue reading Senior Dog Finally Adopted After 14 Years in Shelter

Drone Captures Alligator Attacking Man During Commercial Filming

A Florida firefighter who was attacked by an alligator while swimming in a lake says his survival is a ‘miracle ‘ as he fought off the reptile despite being significantly wounded. JC La Verde was swimming in Lake Thonotosassa – outside of Tampa – on August 3 in preparation for a race when he was attacked by an alligator. Horrific drone footage caught the moments before La Verde … Continue reading Drone Captures Alligator Attacking Man During Commercial Filming