Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Courtesy of Denver Animal ProtectionAnn Cecchine-Williams, deputy executive director of Denver's Department of Public Health & Environment, which oversees Denver Animal Protection and its shelter, told TODAY in an email that a couple with an infant but no other dogs drove over an hour to meet and adopt Gumdrop on Jan. 5) They renamed him Odin.“Odin is a fun-loving, sweet and energetic boy who loves playing with toys,” she said.

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

It’s not all been doom and gloom (Pictures: Tyger Williams/AP/Wellburn Care Homes/SWNS/South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center)2020 has been an experience to say the least.Monet the mini horse made them very happy (Picture: Wellburn Care Homes / SWNS).

Stray Staffie with a glorious smile finds her forever home

Stray Staffie with a glorious smile finds her forever home

She was adopted by a family just a few days after arriving at the shelter (Picture: All Dogs Matter)‘We saw her lovely little smile and couldn’t resist,’ said Frankie, 18.

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Under the updated policy, which was adopted in November but not reported by the agency until now, healthy dogs , cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and some farm animals are now permitted to be transferred to shelters and sanctuaries after they’ve been used for lab experiments.

41-pound cat on a mission to find a new home (and get in better shape)

41-pound cat on a mission to find a new home (and get in better shape)

That's when they met Iuzzolino, who has experience fostering cats until they find forever homes.“When Barsik was in the shelter, they couldn’t put him in one of the kennels because he was too big.