Meet Helen Wirt, a remarkable woman who has devoted her life to protecting the lives of stray and abandoned dogs. Despite never having owned a dog throughout her first 50 years, she now cares for over 200 canines in need. When Baldwin arrived, everything changed. Helene Wirt's troubles began in 1997, when she lost her father and divorced her husband. But this was … [Read more...] about A Woman Converts Her Home into a Hospice to Care For Over 250 Dogs at Once
Tubs has seen their relationship blossom ❤️ It's no secret that dogs offer delight to their owners in ways that few other things can — but a good dog's love and affection isn't necessarily confined to their family. Just ask Tubs, this friendly dog. Tubs is from Australia, and she spends most of her time in her front yard. That is, of course, where the action takes … [Read more...] about Dog Watches as a Neighbor Couple Transforms into a Family in Front of Her Eyes
"There wasn’t a dry eye in that lobby." Chase was the type of dog that the City of Denton Animal Shelter was concerned would never be adopted. In April, he was seen running loose with two other dogs, and an animal control officer was able to capture him. Chase's past remained a mystery without a chip or identifying collar. Had the pittie ever experienced family love? … [Read more...] about When a Shelter Dog Sees The Family He Thought He’d Lost Forever, He Transforms Into a Puppy
It's always encouraging to watch individuals going above and beyond to help animals, even if it means putting themselves in danger. We've heard countless stories about folks braving the conditions to save a stranded pet. This was recently demonstrated when two police officers braved a frigid reservoir to rescue a trapped puppy. According to Reuters, the event occurred … [Read more...] about Officer bravely plunge into frigid, icy waters to save a stranded puppy.
Such a happy ending for Ava ❤️ When this sweet puppy named Ava came at the Hoke County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, she was depressed. Her previous owner had relinquished her. Her entire existence had come to an abrupt stop. Ava was distraught, and it was obvious. But, at one wonderful moment, her circumstances improved. Ava's spirit vanished in the same … [Read more...] about A Heartbroken Shelter Dog is Overjoyed After Being Adopted into Her Forever Home