March 31, 2014 • Rescue
This incredible story of orphan chihuahua “Wiggles” and how she received state-of-the-art surgery for her crippled back will warm your heart!
With 12 incredible programs combining the healing power of people and animals, Helen Woodward Animal Center has seen its fair share of amazing creatures – from sloths, to puppies to blue-tongued skinks! The Center’s latest resident, however, is unlike...
March 20, 2014 • Rescue
Subject of national attention and protests, 11 dogs living in a box in Wythe County, Virginia will be getting a new shelter, provided by Guardians of Rescue. There were many complaints, rumors and protests asserting that he was abusing his dogs. Recent reports stated that Thomas’ dogs were living in squalor and had lack of food and water. Guardians of Rescue, a nation-wide animal rescue...
March 10, 2014 • Rescue
Last week, Helen Woodward Animal Center added an unlikely mother and baby pair to its list of resident orphan animals. Found nursing a tiny kitten in Barstow, CA, a Longhaired Chihuahua canine redefined the mother/son bond and charmed Center staffers with her unconditional devotion. When word of their story hit the front page of Yahoo News, staff members soon discovered that the duo was...
March 10, 2014 • Rescue
One of Hollywood’s most recognizable character actors, Danny Trejo, has joined Best Friends Animal Society’s campaign urging people to get involved in saving America’s homeless dogs and cats.
Trejo, currently co-starring opposite comedian George Lopez in the FX Network comedy “Saint George,” debuting March 6 and in Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” in theatres March 21, is best known for his...
March 05, 2014 • Rescue
FIDO is pleased to share that ASPCA, NY Cares has partnered with NYPD Community Affairs Office to help pets and pet owners in Queens.
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Cruelty Intervention Advocacy (CIA) program is partnering with New York Cares and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) Community Affairs Office to launch ‘Operation Gimme...
Each year, 3.5 million experience homelessness in America, less than a quarter will be homeless for a short time. However, over 76% are chronically homeless due to physical disability, developmental disability, HIV/AIDS, mental illness and substance abuse problems. Pets of the Homeless (POTH) estimates that as many as 10-25% have service or companion pets. The need for pet food and veterinary...