Category: Dogs

Loyal Dog Won’t Leave Spot Where Owner Died In Car Crash 18 Months Ago, So Locals Built Him A Home

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A loyal dog in Greece recently melted the hearts of millions around the world after it was reported that it has spent the last 18 months at a roadside shrine where his owner tragically lost his life in a traffic accident.

Nicknamed the “Greek Hachiko” as a reference to the Japanese dog that famously waited for its owner, Hidesaburō Ueno, at Shibuya Station in Tokyo every day – even after his death in 1925, turning up as usual until his own death almost 10 years later, the unnamed white dog has reportedly been living at a roadside shrine near the Greek town of Nafpaktos for the last year and a half. Despite several the efforts of several locals to adopt the dog, he keeps escaping and always returns to the place where his owner lost his life in a car crash.

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This 9-Year-Old Boy Created A No-Kill Shelter In His Garage

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Happy Animals Club

Ken, 9, has grown up dreaming about someday having a shelter to help the stray animals that live near his home. He started feeding three stray dogs that he encountered on the streets of Davao City, Philippines.

As Ken’s photo feeding the dogs made its way onto the internet, people from all over the world started donating money. Ken’s dream of opening an animal shelter started to become a reality.

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Cancer Survivor Reunites With Husky Stolen From Her Over Two Years Ago

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A San Diego woman who battled cancer was reunited with her dog who went missing two and a half years ago.

Kameroun Mares was getting chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia back in 2013 when she got Semper as a puppy.

Mares named the husky after the Latin words “always faithful”. True to his name, Semper remained faithful to his owner even after getting separated for years.

In 2016, Kameroun traveled to California from Florida, leaving Semper in the care of her then roommate. But while out west she received word that Semper had gone missing.

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This Woman Reads Books To Dogs At The Local Shelter To Help Ease Their Loneliness

Redditor puglife123 volunteers at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society and lately the shelter has been getting a visitor. A woman has been coming into the shelter and reading books to lonely dogs to let them know that they’re still loved. The dogs can’t understand what she’s saying but volunteers at the shelter say that the woman keeping them company has definitely helped their mood improve.

“This woman comes to my local humane society and sits in front of the dogs cage and reads books to the dogs”

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80 Year Old Man Builds Dog Train To Bring Joy To His Rescued Strays

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Eugene Bostick may just be the coolest 80 year old ever. After retiring 15 years ago he began a new venture which is possibly his most impactful work yet.

Shortly after retirement he built his very own train to take stray dogs on small adventures around the neighbourhood and surrounding woods, this is when he began his new role as a train conductor for strays.

Eugene is now dedicating his life to caring for and bringing some joy these strays who are left abandoned in his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.

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Formerly Blind Dog Sees His Family For The First Time After Surgery

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When rescue Irish Terrier Duffy started to lose his eyesight, Duffy’s caretaker, Benjamin May, says he and his parents (Duffy’s owners) were beyond devastated. Duffy’s decline seemed to progress rather quickly, May explains.

“Within about 3-5 months he went from a totally normal 8 year old dog to a dog who was completely blind,” May wrote of Duffy on the popular website Reddit.

“It broke my heart seeing this dog I grew up with, who I see as a very good friend…running into things, not being able to recognize me…just struggling,” he added.

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Man Discovers Starving Dog On Remote Island And Saves His Life

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In December of 2018, photographer Wesley White went to Thatch Caye in Belize for a work trip. With very little free time on his hands, Wesley was looking forward to kayaking to a tiny island in Thatch Caye. When he arrived at the island, he noticed that there was a puppy walking into a deserted fishing shack. “Out of the corner of my eye, I saw his tail wagging,” Wesley said during an interview with The Dodo. Sadly, the dog was starving to death, and would soon perish if Wesley didn’t do something to help.

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This Kind Woman Opened A Retirement Home For Senior Dogs Who Have Been Abandoned Or Surrendered

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House With a Heart, an animal sanctuary in Gaithersburg, Maryland, gives aging pets a happy home for their final years. Housing exclusively senior animals, the nonprofit rescues senior cats and dogs that have been given up by their families, and makes sure they are safe and loved, day and night. Sher Polvinale and her colleagues oversee the daily care of more than twenty dogs, and spare no expense when it comes to making sure the dogs are happy and healthy.

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