Blog Entries ( Rescue )

Brody’s Story

August 18th, 2014
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Since she was a little girl, Tori Sturz loved animals, from her first dog, Sally, to her donkey, Katie. As a child, these animals were not only her pets, but also loyal and loving companions. As time passed, Tori became exposed to the neglect and abuse that many animals faced everyday of their lives. It was heartbreaking for her every time she heard a story or saw another animal that ...

From Dogs, Answers About Breast Cancer

April 7th, 2014
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By the time the elderly woman surrendered the 10 dogs living in her mobile home in rural Maryland, the shih tzus were unkempt and full of fleas and had gone years without their shots. A cream- and mushroom-colored female named Akyra, with a sweet disposition and a comical underbite, was in such bad shape that volunteer rescue groups declined to take her in. Akyra’s mammary glands ...

The Sidekick Series

February 21st, 2014
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The Sidekick Series is a short web-documentary series that features adopted pets and their humans. Its mission is to raise awareness for animal adoption and encourage all pet-seekers to rescue/adopt. In two to three minutes segments they tell a meaningful and adorable story about a cat or dog, how they came to be adopted by their owners, and what their life is like now. Hans ...

Rescue dog reunions

May 24th, 2013
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Yesterday, Carol Kuruvilla of the New York Daily News presented quite an inspirational story about Captain Morgan, a rescued one-eyed Dachshund that was reunited with his former foster mother Eva Armstrong. Armstrong had been instrumental in saving the little special needs fellow from the throes of death. Eva is just one of many rescuers working with Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue. The great thing is, dogs are ...

Pet rescue stories you won’t be scared to read

December 10th, 2012
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It might be hard to believe that two of the handsome boxers in the photos above were once shelter or rescue dogs with severe cases of mange and little hope of finding their forever homes. But Myles, left, and Merlin beat the odds, which is remarkable considering that according to the Humane Society of the United States, 6 million to 8 million pets enter shelters each ...