Category: Dogs

Starving And Malnourished Husky Makes Incredible Recovery Thanks To A Caring Rescuer

starving husky makes incredible transformation

26-year-old Bali native Rico Soegiarto was walking home from work one day when he spotted a dangerously malnourished dog. The pup he saw was almost a skeleton, and was in such bad she had bald spots, and was so thin you could see her bones through her diseased skin. She didn’t have long left to live. Despite her condition however, her brilliant blue eyes still shone bright and Rico knew that he had to give the neglected pup a second chance

Rico shared, “I don’t know what was special about her. It’s about heart and feeling. I found her when I was on the way back home from work, she was in the middle of the street.”

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This Dog Takes The Bus By Itself Everyday To Go To The Park

Eclipse is a black Labrador retriever mix and a regular on the D-Line through Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.

“All the bus drivers know her. She sits here just like a person does,” fellow rider Tiona Rainwater told KOMO. “She makes everybody happy. How could you not love this face?”

It all started one day at the bus stop, when her owner, Jeff Young, took too long to finish his cigarette. Upon the arrival of the bus, Eclipse hopped in without him, and just got off to the park where they were headed together. Eclipse enjoys the bus-riding so much she took her solitary trips to the park almost every day since then, meeting her owner later on directly at the park.

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This Pitbull Got Adopted From The Shelter But Wouldn’t Leave Without His Best Friend Chihuahua

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Best friends are hard to come by, but when you do find one, it’s a beautiful thing.

Merrill is a three-year-old pitbull with an eight-year-old chihuahua, Taco, as a best friend. They were surrendered together at the Rocket Dog Rescue in San Francisco.

Merrill needed lifesaving surgery shortly after arriving. The rescue workers were touched by how attentive Taco was while Merrill recovered. He never left her side.

During her recovery rescuers were floored by the attentive dedication of Taco. He stuck by Merrill’s side like a tiny nursemaid.

In fact, the two were always together and would cry for each other when they were separated.

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Deaf, Partially Blind Dog Stays With Lost Three-Year-Old Until She Is Found

loyal dog stays with 3 year old

A 17-year old, deaf, and mostly blind Blue Heeler named Max spent more than 15 hours in the treacherous Australian bushland keeping a lost 3-year old little girl safe and ultimately leading rescuers to her location.

Three-year-old Aurora was reported missing about 3:00pm Friday when she wandered away from her Queensland, Australia home. The toddler’s family searched their rural property for hours but could not find her.

By Saturday morning, more than 100 volunteers, Good Samaritans, and emergency workers had joined in the search.

Around 8:00am, Aurora’s grandmother, Leisa Bennett, heard the toddler’s voice from the top of a mountain and headed in that direction – that’s where she was met by Max, the family’s 17-year old deaf and partially blind Blue Heeler.

“I shot up the mountain … and when I got to the top, the dog came to me and led me straight to her,” Bennett said to ABC

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This Golden Retriever Adopted A Kitten That Was Rejected By Its Mother

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When Imichi, a tiny tabby kitten, was rejected by her mother she was taken in by Ponzu, a golden retriever, and Jessiepon, his owner. Jessiepon is best known for turning her previous cat, Wasabi-chan, into an Internet sensation; after Wasabi-chan died suddenly last year, Jessiepon decided to open her home to this rescue kitty. From the looks of Jessiepon’s Instagram, though, it seems the rescue might have been Ponzu’s idea.

The dog struck up an immediate friendship with Imichi, treating Imichi like a puppy and playing with her constantly once she regained her strength. Jessiepon has started chronicling the animals’ friendship in photos, and the two appear to be inseparable — and very, very loving.

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These Service Dogs Spent a Day at Disneyland and the Photos Are Adorable

Canine Companions for Independence

Disneyland is the most magical place on earth. That doesn’t mean humans are the only ones who can enjoy it. Recently, a group of service dogs got to have some fun in the park. A group of dogs working with Canine Companions for Independence, a nonprofit group that provides highly trained assistance dogs to help people with disabilities for free, got to take a field trip to Disneyland.

This may look like a fun trip, but these dogs were busy at work.

Disneyland is a pretty stimulating environment, which means there are plenty of distractions for these dogs: the smells, the people, the characters. It wouldn’t take much for a working dog to forget he is at work and start playing around and running wild in the park.

They are being trained to maintain their composure in any setting. No matter where they are, they need to be able to work with their owners and be completely focused on their needs. If they can stay focused at Disneyland, they can stay focused anywhere.

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Man Reunited With His Long Lost Dog After 4 Long Years

man reunites with lost dog after 4 years

Mike Plas was at work when he says he got the greatest phone call of his life on the afternoon of September 20. It was from an animal shelter in Winnipeg.

The shelter asked Mike if he had a dog named Jack. Mike told the shelter that he had lost Jack four years ago in Thunder Bay, Ontario. And to his surprise, the shelter said they got Mike’s information off a microchip in a dog they had found.

Jack, a Husky mix, went missing after he slipped out of his perimeter collar and ran away from home. Plas says he missed his companion and searched for years, posting online about Jack in the hope someone would find him.

“We did everything together – we went fishing together, went hunting together, he came to work with me half the time. I’d take time off work to celebrate his birthday with him. Some days I’d get really upset, when I’m missing him a lot,” said Plas. “But I never lost hope.”

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