Spotlight on: Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue

Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue (PPPR) is a Florida-based 501(c)3 nonprofit rescue animal organization catering to senior, special needs, end-of-life and critical care pets. Their mission statement is, “Giving the unwanted a second chance at happily furever after.”   Founder Jaime Bunny McKnight not only rescues stray and abandoned animals, but also saves elderly shelter pets Read More

Animal Advocate Spotlight: The Pet Education Project

The Pet Education Project, or PEP!, is a 501(c)3 volunteer-run organization and outreach program educating and teaching the core responsibilities of pet ownership. PEP! strives to foster humane habits in children and local communities in order to reduce pet overpopulation, abuse, neglect and euthanasia. PEP! also promotes local animal adoptions. Check out the latest from Read More

6-Year-Old Reads to Shelter Dogs, “Because They Are Alone”

Jacob Tumalan is wise beyond his six years. After he visited Los Angeles’ Carson Animal Shelter last year, Jacob decided he wanted to regularly read to shelter dogs so they wouldn’t be lonely. Jacob’s aunt Lisa Dekowski-Ferranti volunteers at the local shelter where Jacob visits every Thursday after school. Ferrant explains, “Jacob is so calming. Read More

“Paw-ternity” Leave A Paw-sibility

Dreams do come true! New pet-parents that work at animal-loving companies may be able to expect paid “paw-ternity” leave in the near future. In the United Kingdom, Mars Petcare is one of the first companies to ever offer paid leave to employees with new pets. Mars’ HR Director Kate Menzies explains, “[W]e want to enable Read More

Dog Recognizes His Human After Being Apart for Two Years

In 2014, Jose Andaverde was living in his car post-divorce. Concerned for his beloved dog Chaos, Andaverde asked his friend to temporarily house Chaos. “I wasn’t going to give him to a shelter. I wanted some place for him to be happy until I got back on my feet,” Andaverde explains. After Andaverde worked hard Read More

For the Love of Animals

Clothing designer and animal advocate Kimberly Fawn Panzarella has combined her two passions to make a literal fashion statement. Panzarella is the owner of the innovative clothing company, For the Love of Animals Apparel (FTLA Apparel), which is a cruelty-free and eco-friendly clothing line for animal lovers. “I’ve always loved animals. It’s just in my Read More

Former Captive Bear Thrilled to Splash Around Freely

This sweet bear named Tuffy spent most of his life cage-bound at a bear bile farm in Southeast Asia. Despite there being plenty of herbal and synthetic alternatives, the poor animal was kept captive in order to produce digestive fluid that supposedly has medicinal properties. Animals Asia rescued Tuffy and six other bears in Vietnam Read More

Dogs Eating Peanut Butter! What Could Be Better?

Pet photographer, Greg Murray, has captured the photos of your dreams. Behold, dogs eating peanut butter! “Two years ago I photographed a rescue, Bailey, who just looked sad no matter how happy she was because she was a mastiff,” Murray says. “I wanted to maker her happy, you know. I wanted to get her to Read More

Spotlight on Animal Advocate Katie Cleary

Model, actress and filmmaker Katie Cleary is also an animal welfare activist. Founder of the animal welfare organization Peace 4 Animals as well as World Animal News, Cleary’s activism reaches back to her childhood. “As an 11-year-old, I was passionate about being a vet or zoologist,” Cleary tells the Daily Biscuit. “Then I thought of Read More

Itty Bitty Kittens Rescued from Drain Pipe

On April 5, a group of tourists visiting the Cultural Centre in Araras, Brazil, heard mysterious meowing. Apparently a mother cat had placed her four kittens on a roof for safe keeping, but the sweet kitties fell into the nearby drain pipe and were trapped for nearly a week. The water treatment department had to Read More

Adorable Kitten Survives Against the Odds

On Thanksgiving morning last November, Branden Bingham and his family ran outside to play in the fresh foot of snow that had fallen overnight. That’s when Bingham’s oldest son discovered a nearly-frozen kitten in the snow. The family quickly rushed the cold kitty inside, performing CPR and warming it by the fireplace. Witness the cat’s miraculous Read More

Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! As you might recall, we recently admitted National Puppy Day was one of our favorite days of the year. Well, National Pet Day is definitely in our top favorites too! Founded in 2006 by animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige, National Pet Day is meant to celebrate the joy pets bring Read More

Host Your Own Screening of Rescue Dogs the Movie

Rescue Dogs the Movie is excited to present a cool (free!) way to help raise money for your organization. This unique fundraising opportunity offers charities to host a one-time screening of Rescue Dogs, with a portion of ticket sales going directly to the charity host, as well as an additional donation option at ticket checkout. It’s Read More

Dog Stars in High School Play, Gets Adopted

Queen Anne’s County High School was recently searching for a dog to star in their “Annie” production when they discovered 8-year-old Dahlia. The director of Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County, Emily Miller, says, “When one of the teachers with the musical sent out an email to her neighbors looking for a dog to Read More

Please Help Find These Pups Their Fur-ever Homes!

As you might have noticed, the Daily Biscuit has been reporting about dogs available for adoption in cities across the country, hoping to assist in getting them adopted ASAP. Some of them have been waiting a very long time for a forever home, like Rihanna at Second Chance Rescue in New York… Some just want Read More

Movie and Charity Team Up to #RescueAbraCadabra

Secondhand Hounds, of Quasi the Great fame, has teamed up with Rescue Dogs the Movie to find a forever home for petite pups Abra and Cadabra. To assist in getting the two adopted, the nonprofit group and filmmakers have declared the pair the official Rescue Dogs Minnesota mascot. They intend to find Abra and Cadabra Read More

Movie and Charity Join Forces to #RescueBella By Set Date

Animal Welfare League (AWL), Chicago’s largest Humane Society, has teamed up with Rescue Dogs the Movie to find a forever home for sweetie pie Bella. To assist in getting Bella adopted, the nonprofit group and filmmakers have declared her the official Rescue Dogs Chicago mascot. Together, they intend to find Bella a forever family of Read More