Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

All 20 dogs were flown to Miami, Florida from Beijing, China (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/) The dogs were welcomed home by their new owners on Sunday (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/)She said: ‘It’s estimated alone that about 10 million dogs are slaughtered for the dog meat trade each year.

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Wilbanks, an avid hunter, reacted quickly, jumping into the pond, grabbing the small alligator and pulling its jaw open, so Gunner, a three-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, could escape, surveillance video of the rescue shows.

Leopard mauls man who paid $150 for 'full contact' experience

Leopard mauls man who paid $150 for 'full contact' experience

A Florida man was mauled by a black leopard after he paid $150 for a "full contact" experience that left him with gruesome injuries, according to a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

A federal judge has granted Carole Baskin of Florida's Big Cat Rescue control of the 16-acre zoo in Wynnewood, property that was previously owned by Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known as "Joe Exotic" in the hit Netflix docuseries.

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Portela saw on the news that Florida’s greyhound tracks were closing because of the pandemic and that dogs were in need of homes, but that doesn’t reflect the magnitude of the challenge that has befallen the state’s network of adoption agencies almost instantaneously.

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

That’s when Laurie Johnson, director of the nonprofit Florida Little Dog Rescue Group, volunteered to personally foster Karlie in her family’s home.“We didn’t know how long she would have, but we were committed to making sure that she had a great rest of her life, however long it was,” Johnson told TODAY.Laurie Johnson's daughter, Lindsay, carries Karlie out of the shelter to head to her new foster home.

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Wally was being sold as meat (Picture: PLUSH BEARS SHELTER / MERCURY PRESS)‘With that in mind I thought it would be perfect to save this dachshund and for him to have a home if he survived.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

Florida police were called for a woman screaming 'let me out.' It was a parrot.

"I was changing the brakes on my wife's car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks,” the man explained to the deputies, according to a post on the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Workers for the California-based Animal Defenders International say they endured the harassment after rescuing six lions and 15 tigers from circuses in the Central American country following a 2017 law banning live performances by animals.

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida authorities said they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac and found a a lone occupant inside: a black labrador retriever named Max. News outlets reported that residents in Port St Lucie called police on Thursday after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun repeatedly round, effectively performing circular “doughnuts”, a move favoured by victorious motor sports drivers.

Dog named Miracle that survived Hurricane Dorian making inspiring recovery

Dog named Miracle that survived Hurricane Dorian making inspiring recovery

The frail dog that was rescued in the Bahamas last month after spending three weeks trapped under rubble in the wake of Hurricane Dorian is making an inspiring recovery from a host of ailments under the guidance of Florida's Big Dog Ranch Rescue.

Long-lost dog reunites with owner after going missing for 12 years

Long-lost dog reunites with owner after going missing for 12 years

Zac Seymour / Humane Animal RescueNeither Strang nor the rescue know how Dutchess managed the extended trip from Florida to Pennsylvania or how she ended up hungry and shivering under a shed.

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Whitney Crowder, sea turtle rehabilitation coordinator for Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida, which posted a viral photo of the deceased loggerhead turtle with bits of plastic removed from its body, said that baby turtles die from ingesting plastic every year.

Assistance dog Nala loves having a day out at Disney World Florida

Assistance dog Nala loves having a day out at Disney World Florida

As they live in Florida, Megan and Nala have been going to Disney World since she was little so she has been trained to deal with crowds, rides and things like fireworks.

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Graziella with her dog, Lola, before she was dyed (Picture: Graziella Puleo)A woman has criticised a grooming salon in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green.

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

On his way to rescue some pets (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn)During his missions, Batman is frequently accompanied by his faithful canine companion Mr Boots or Robin. The Dark Knight will rise and rescue a pet near you (if you’re in Florida or thereabouts) (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn).

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

On his most recent transport, Van Dorn spent several days driving four dogs from Florida to Vermont, including two pit bull puppies named Ace and Zeus.

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

(Picture: Aerie Yearbook)Students in Parkland, Florida have been coping with the aftermath of an horrific mass shooting with the help of therapy dogs. (Picture: Aerie Yearbook)And aside from recognising the therapy dogs’ amazing achievements, some were also keen to hype up the pups for absolutely slaying their photo shoot.

Man takes dog on incredible 1,100 mile hike after she goes blind

Man takes dog on incredible 1,100 mile hike after she goes blind

Kyle brought Katana along for a 1,100 mile hike on the Florida Trail (Picture: Mediadrumimages / Kyle Rohrig)‘Taking Katana on the Florida Trail as a recently blind dog was a calculated risk,’ Kyle explained.

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Terrified dog was left drooling and dehydrated after being duct taped (Image: Lee County Sheriff's Department ) “I am a dog lover and an animal lover.

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