Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Luz, who lives on the street, has so much love for her dogs (Picture: Omar Camarillo)A 65-year-old homeless woman was found sleeping in bin bags on the streets of Tijuana, Mexico, with her six dogs .

'Indoguration Day' nears for Major Biden

'Indoguration Day' nears for Major Biden

The soon-to-be first pet is being honored with a virtual "indoguration" celebration on Jan. 17, courtesy of the Delaware Humane Association — the shelter President-elect Joe Biden got him from.

Cat feared dead in 2018 California mudslide is found alive

Cat feared dead in 2018 California mudslide is found alive

The Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara County says the calico named Patches was brought in as a stray last month and a microchip scan revealed her identity.

Major Biden's virtual 'Indoguration Party' will support his former shelter

Major Biden's virtual 'Indoguration Party' will support his former shelter

That means inauguration day is as big a deal for Major as it is for his owners, Joe and Jill: Along with older brother Champ, Major will be ascending to the highest canine office in the land, First Dog. To celebrate, the shelter from which the Bidens adopted Major, the Delaware Humane Association, will be holding their own livestreamed inauguration event on January 17: Major Biden's Indoguration Party.

Homeless mans runs into burning animal shelter to save 16 dogs and cats

Homeless mans runs into burning animal shelter to save 16 dogs and cats

Keith Walker was described as a ‘guardian angel’ (Picture: W-Underdogs/Facebook)A homeless man put his own life at risk to run into a burning animal shelter and rescue 16 dogs and cats.

Jonathan Van Ness opens up about the harsh realities of dog adoption

Jonathan Van Ness opens up about the harsh realities of dog adoption

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges once a new furry family member crosses the threshold.“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness was among those who decided to expand his family; over the summer, he welcomed a rescue dog named Pablo from Austin Pets Alive!

More people are adopting furry companions amid the pandemic

More people are adopting furry companions amid the pandemic

According to shelter homes, pet adoptions – especially for indie dogs – have risen in the second half of the pandemic, though abandonment still continues.Adoptions on rise Since July-Aug. Kaveri Rana Bhardwaj, President, People For Animals (PFA) Gautam Buddh Nagar, says that while abandonment cases rose amid the pandemic initially, adoptions have increased now.

Dog with a brilliant smile hopes to find a home by Christmas

Dog with a brilliant smile hopes to find a home by Christmas

Rolo needs a home with someone who can shower him with love (Picture: RSPCA / SWNS.COM)Adopters must be willing to carry on Rolo’s training and enroll him with a behaviorist or dog trainer.

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.

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Aly Raisman's puppy named Mylo just made a new pal, Chris Evan's dog, Dodger , and the two seem to be getting along swimmingly.In 2018, he shared a video of the moment he first met the rescue dog to celebrate National Pet Day.

Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden will be entering the White House as the first ever presidential candidate to receive more than 75 million votes – but Major will be making his own history as the first rescue dog to live in the famous residence.

Lola the dog finally gets a forever home after 400 days in a shelter

Lola the dog finally gets a forever home after 400 days in a shelter

Lola’s new family (Picture: Arizona Humane Society)According the AHS website, their partner assistant program, Project Reachout – which helped Lola – is a lifesaving program that transfers at-risk pets from other animal welfare organisations.

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Lucky's tabby littermates were adopted before him, and then he was returned to Animal Welfare League of Arlington by people who decided they weren't ready to care for a pet.

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Pat had to move to Texas for work, but a friend of his sent him a video of dog at the shelter, which just so happened to be Blue.The shelter said that Pat drove 1,200 miles from Texas to Tennesse to find his missing dog.

Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home

Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home

Pimentel told friends he had cut branches and boarded up windows at the Tierra de Animales (Land of Animals) shelter he founded nearly a decade ago about 20 miles southwest of Cancun, where he also lives with his family.

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

The goal is to have at least one participating shelter in all 50 states by the time the expanded program officially launches on Jan. 1, 2021.She said Pets for the Elderly was founded by the late Avrum Katz to help seniors feel healthier and more connected through pets and to find shelter dogs and cats forever homes.

Dog digs himself out of grave after owners bury him alive

Dog digs himself out of grave after owners bury him alive

Poor Kiryusha was left to die in a grave before he managed to dig his way out to safety (Picture: EAST2WEST News)A healthy dog who was given a fatal injection and buried alive by his owners, miraculously managed to dig himself out and search for help.

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

It almost seems like a fluke that a rescued dog named Eba is helping save killer whales off the coast of Washington state.When the mixed-breed dog was just a few weeks old, someone dumped her outside of the Sacramento animal shelter in California.

Americans are starting to give up their pets because of COVID-19 hardships

Americans are starting to give up their pets because of COVID-19 hardships

In March, the nonprofit launched a $5 million COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Initiative to help families keep their pets at home by improving access to veterinary care, pet food and supplies.