Dog adopted after 14 months in shelter is returned one day later

Dog adopted after 14 months in shelter is returned one day later

Rusty was returned to the shelter after one day (Picture: Humane Society Central Texas Facebook)When a dog is rehomed from a shelter, it’s a reason to celebrate.

Jill Biden (and her dogs) promote mask-wearing in new PSA

Jill Biden (and her dogs) promote mask-wearing in new PSA

Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.“For a lot of us during this pandemic, our pets have been such a source of joy and comfort and maybe a bark or two on a video conference,” she says.“The unconditional love from a dog is one of the most beautiful things on Earth and we owe it to them to keep ourselves healthy, so please keep wearing your masks, even when you’re out walking your dog.

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

I SPY | Once the cat was inside the trap, Jade Vazquez realized he was blind.Since most adult community cats wouldn’t adjust well to life inside a home, TNR is the humane alternative to euthanasia .But Vazquez and her team felt releasing an old blind tomcat back onto the streets would be tantamount to a death sentence.

Animal shelter dresses dogs as old people to help them get adopted

Animal shelter dresses dogs as old people to help them get adopted

In a series of adorable photos on their Instagram, the senior dogs looking for happy homes are dressed in an assortment of wigs, hats, jumpers and other accessories that make them look like human old people.

Rapper challenges the perception of Black men in cat rescue

Rapper challenges the perception of Black men in cat rescue

Courtesy of Sterling TrapKing DavisAfter five years of working at the shelter run by LifeLine Animal Project and training with Best Friends Animal Society, Davis founded the nonprofit TrapKing Humane Cat Solutions in 2017.His bold goal: to change stereotypes of men in cat rescue and bridge the communication gap between Black communities and predominately white animal welfare organizations.

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Lola finally found a loving forever home with the Perry family on Oct. 24 — just one day after she transferred to the Arizona Humane Society.While Arizona Humane Society transfers homeless pets from other areas to its care, including regular transport of puppies from the Navajo Nation, other shelters reciprocate in turn.

Police dog captures hearts by dressing in uniform for his ID photo

Police dog captures hearts by dressing in uniform for his ID photo

K-9 Chico has worked with his handler, Corporal Robert Lees, for 4 ½ years, but this is the first time he’s donned a human's police uniform.Bailey Myers, spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, said Lees wanted Chico to feel extra special during the department’s routine photo shoot.

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

Even though she was sick — the dog survived several bouts of aspiration pneumonia — she wanted to care for the other babies at The Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that rescues animals born with birth defects.

Actor Dennis Quaid Is Adopting a Virginia Shelter Cat Named 'Dennis Quaid'

Actor Dennis Quaid Is Adopting a Virginia Shelter Cat Named 'Dennis Quaid'

Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid is adopting a cat from the Lynchburg Humane Society in Virginia.“We take in about 4,000 animals a year, so we really just try to come up with creative names and just not have the same name twice,” Danielle Ulmer, Adoption Center Manager with the Lynchburg Humane Society, told WSLS.

Dennis Quaid, actor, adopts Dennis Quaid, cat

Dennis Quaid, actor, adopts Dennis Quaid, cat

Actor Dennis Quaid has just expanded his fur family by adopting a 6-year-old black cat."I was like there is no way this is real, like, someone is pranking us," Danielle Ulmer, Lynchburg Humane Society, Adoption Center Manager, told WSLS.Dennis Quaid, luckiest black cat alive.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.

Coronavirus: Record number of pets taken into foster care during lockdown

Coronavirus: Record number of pets taken into foster care during lockdown

Amid an avalanche of bad news, Ms Simeon's story and thousands like it across the country are prompting smiles as suddenly isolated people rush to care for animals, easing a burden on shelters and providing homes - even if just temporarily - for homeless dogs, cats and other pets.

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

One of the submissions they were given… (Picture: Wisconsin Humane Society)Bake sales and fetes are great ways for charities to earn money, but they don’t have a patch on these silly pet portraits.

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.

Lazaruff, once-skeletal pit bull, becomes happy rescue dog

Lazaruff, once-skeletal pit bull, becomes happy rescue dog

As luck would have it, a few weeks after emergency care revived Lazaruff, the national nonprofit American Humane hosted a clinic at the St. Landry Parish animal shelter to provide free medical care for 300 animals who needed help.

Woman who says she’s a ‘cat person’ finds puppy in a ditch and takes him in

Woman who says she’s a ‘cat person’ finds puppy in a ditch and takes him in

(Picture: TeganG_/Twitter)One little pup who was abandoned on the cold rural streets of Wisconsin managed to flag down a passerby who took him in. She shared an image of Larry meeting her cat King who she adopted ten years ago while in the Marine Corps.

Pink welcomes a rescue puppy to her family — and gives him an adorable name

Pink welcomes a rescue puppy to her family — and gives him an adorable name

On Tuesday, the singer posted a photo on Instagram of her 7-year-old daughter, Willow, holding a new dog they’ve adopted. Short for Nashville.” The "What About Us" singer's love of pooches is nothing new.

Adorable puppies SAVED after rescue from toxic tar by heartwarming community teamwork

Adorable puppies SAVED after rescue from toxic tar by heartwarming community teamwork

Animal rescuers saving puppies coated in tar (Image: Humane Society International ) Kind-hearted pet lovers, ambulance drivers, journalists and animal welfare experts united for the emergency operation to stop the young dogs being mummified in the gluey bitumen.

Mo Salah CONDEMNS reports of Egypt’s cats and dogs being exported for FOOD

Mo Salah CONDEMNS reports of Egypt’s cats and dogs being exported for FOOD

Animal champion Mo Salah condemns pet export reports (Image: Mo Salah/Twitter)The Liverpool striker and last season’s Premier League Golden Boot winner spoke out on social media, posting a picture of his own pet Siamese cats to underline his strong views.“Cats and dogs will not be exported anywhere.

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

The five-year-old litter mates — named Gasket, Goliath and Gunther — have been living at the Edmonton Humane Society in Alberta, Canada, since they arrived in late September from a different animal welfare agency.