Owners Refuse To Pay $20 To Get Their Missing Dog Back From The Shelter

Jake the pup was found wandering the streets of Los Angeles disoriented and alone. When a shelter finally plucked him off the streets, they realized the little dog was completely blind.

To make matters worse, Jake’s previous owners were contacted — but they refused to take Jake home because they didn’t want to pay the reclaiming fee of $20. Twenty dollars! Who could be so heartless?!

Jake was officially without a family, and considering his blindness, the chance of him finding a forever home before being put down was slim-to-none. However, he had such an amazing spirit and charming personality that the folks at Doggie Protective Services decided to do whatever they could to give Jake another chance.

Weeks went by, and Jake had been spending a lot of time at local adoption events, hoping someone would adopt him. He kept catching the eye of woman named Heidi, who’d stop by and spend time with the little pup whenever she could.

Heidi felt an instant connection to Jake, but she couldn’t take him home because she already had several dogs. But one day, when Heidi saw Jake again, she decided both of their lives would change forever.

  • Wait until you see what happened next…

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Wild Ponies Attack Unsuspecting Families At The Beach And It’s All Caught On Camera

Posted on Facebook on August 15th by Amy E. Carter, this video of wild ponies storming unsuspecting beachgoers has already been viewed over 3 million times!

Assateague Island is the remote barrier island between Virginia and Maryland, and  is home to a wild horse population of over 300. Wild ponies have called the island home for centuries. One commenter on Facebook remarked “well, it is their island.”

Experts say that these horses are likely the descendants of domesticated horses who were brought over 400 years ago. The beautiful horses live in different areas divided between the Virginia-Maryland borders, and live two to 12 horses to a group.

The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire company owns and manages the Virginia herd, which grazes mainly on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge… But sometimes, as demonstrated in  this video, they decide they might want to steal a snack or two from some tourists.

Visitors to the island are known to come in contact with the horses — though humans are warned against feeding and petting them, because the horses can easily get sick from eating processed human food.

Despite these precautions, there are very few places in the country where people can see herds of wild horses in their natural habitat. Although the people in this video were definitely surprised by the proximity of the horses (who usually keep to themselves) it’s certainly a good story.

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Concerned mother waits anxiously to know if baby giraffe survived birth

A pregnant Giraffe named Marilyn gives birth before a crowd at the Memphis ZOO. After the baby is born, Marilyn anxiously looks for signs of life in her newborn.

Everything is still and quiet for a few seconds that feel like hours before the baby starts to move. Then the miracle of life becomes real as the little calf raises its head for the first time.

The exhausted newborn struggles to stand on awkward legs before taking its first steps just minutes after birth.

Mom’s Confused When The Family Dog Bites Her — Until She Realizes The House Is On Fire

The story of Patches the dog is like no other.

One day, Nola and Richard Davis decided to bring home Patches. They hid the pooch in the car as the kids circled it with excitement. Their son and daughter, Andrew and Clara, were elated to finally have a family dog.

However, Nola began to notice something about Patches. He was getting bigger and bigger. Their home wasn’t well-suited for such a large dog. Nola and Richard held a family meeting announcing they were going to get rid of Patches.

Andrew protested that it was a bad idea. There was no way he was just going to let them get rid of his best friend. Nola agreed to hold off on the decision for a few more days.

That night, she decided to take a bath. That’s when things began to get strange. All of a sudden, Patches charged into the bathroom. Now, if there’s anything to know about the big dog, it’s that he despised the bathroom because he hated baths. He avoided it like the plague, but now, he refused to get out.

He began to bite Nola’s wrist, not dig in with his teeth, but bite her as if to pull her. She got out of the tub, and when she opened the door, the entire house was on fire. Patches grabbed Nola and guided her through the maze of flames.

Once outside, where her family was safely waiting, Nola tried to go back in, but Patches blocked her entry. Then, the house exploded.

Patches saved Nola’s life, not once, but twice. The heroic dog was awarded by the Red Cross, and of course, the Davis family decided NOT to get rid of him!

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Hungry Dog Is Ignored In The Streets Every Day — Then A Stranger Decides To Take Him Home

This is the story of a starving dog who was once left to wander the streets of Peru all alone. He was emaciated, lonely, and nameless. Every day, this poor dog would stand in the roads, in front of busy shops and restaurants, but people just turned their backs to him.

It was as if he didn’t even exist. But one fateful day, everything changed. Two women (more like angels) brought him to safety. They gave him a bowl of food, a comfy bed, and finally, a name: Ojitos. As it turned out, this was only the beginning of Ojitos’ journey.

Scroll down to watch his unbelievable transformation unfold.

Everyone in the town of Iquitos, Peru, ignored this lonely street dog. People would literally turn their backs on him, leaving him alone to starve.

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But one day, two incredible women decided to lead the dog back to safety. They named him Ojitos and dedicated themselves to nursing him back to health.

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Ojitos didn’t think he deserved all the love and care, because it was all so new and sudden. But he quickly realized the beauty of a warm bed and a full tummy.

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Ojitos allowed himself to trust his two guardian angels, Joyci and Bianca. He finally realized that not all humans are bad.

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Her Dog Was Barking Loudly, So She Tells Him To Be Quiet. His Response Is Hilarious

We love dogs here at Wimp. We love their adorable faces, their happy-go-lucky attitudes, their wagging tails, even their occasionally hilariously bad behavior. But let’s face it, barking is never anyone’s favorite aspect of dogs. Sometimes it can be cute, or even helpful, but more often than not it’s something you’re not really interested in. Most dogs can be successfully trained to keep barking to a minimum. But can barking be funny? And would you want to train your dog to bark?

In the case of one Japanese woman and her pup, the answer to both of those questions is a resounding yes. She has taught her dog to very cleverly bark at different volume levels. All the way from a “shout” to a “whisper” of a bark. The results are not only adorable, they’re surprisingly funny to watch in action.

This dog seems to be pretty clever, and be in quite a bit of control over his own voice. Or maybe she’s just really, really good at training. I certainly wouldn’t mind her coming over and working her magic on my beagle. If I could tell him to speak a little more quietly, I think everyone within a few miles of me would be eternally grateful.

As it is, you definitely known when he’s spotted a squirrel. Or the garbage man. Or a leaf. Or if he’s bored and wants to come inside. Or if he’s hungry. Or, well, I guess he doesn’t need much of a reason to let loose the loudest howl in the world. He is a beagle, after all.

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Breaking: Gold Medal Athlete Quits Olympic Games To Save Her Horse

Athletes spend at least four years of their lives dedicated to one thing, and one thing only: training for the Olympics. You can only imagine how it feels to finally step foot into an Olympic arena.

Now, imagine getting there — and turning right around to go back home without getting to prove yourself in the Games. For one equestrian, that’s exactly what happened in the recent Grand Prix competition in Rio.

In years past, Dutch dressage rider Adelinde Cornelissen has won an Olympic silver and bronze, plus World and European gold medals. For all of these medals, she’s had her chestnut gelding horse named Parzival to thank.

This year, the pair was all set and ready to go. This is what Adelinde has been training so hard for. “The first days in Rio went according to plan: a relaxed flight, stabling good, training good,” Adelinde wrote on Facebook. “Parzival feels happy and fit.”

But instead of finishing out the Games, Adelinde decided to retire mid-test — in the middle of the arena, with thousands of people watching.

Scroll down to see the incredible and powerful reason why Adelinde and Parzival’s story of ultimate friendship is going viral…woman

Olympic dressage rider Adelinde Cornelissen recently told the following story on Facebook:

“My story…

Lots has happened…

The first days in Rio went according to plan: a relaxed flight, stabling good, training good. Parzival feels happy and fit.

Until yesterday morning… I planned to train early on Tuesday morning, so I was at the stable at 6am. Saying good morning to Parzival, I saw the right side of his head was swollen, he had been kicking the walls. I took his temperature: he had a fever of over 40 degrees Celcius, but he still didn’t look sick.

He was eating and drinking and while walking I had a hard time keeping up with him, as always…”athlete

“Jan Greve came right away and after double checking with the vets here they concluded he was bitten by an insect or spider or some sort of animal, which produces toxics.
To get the toxics out of his system we gave him fluids. From 6.30 to 15.45hrs we kept him on this. It helps the kidneys to clean up the toxics out of the body.

The vets at the clinic took swaps from the nose and checked the blood. The temperature dropped gradually and by 15.30 it was 38.4… We then took x-rays from the jaw and echoed the area. Just making sure. All ok.

At the end of the day the fever was down and I hand-walked Parzival a bit. He looked a lot better and the swelling of his head was at least 1/3 the size of this morning…”horse

“Then difficult decisions came… We requested the FEI if we could swap starting places within the team, so Parzi could get a day to recover. Competing on Thursday instead of Wednesday. But the FEI declined.

At that point I didn’t want to compete anymore… Parzival’s health is more important than anything else in this world!

I slept at the stables, checking up on Parzi every hour… I was not going to leave him alone! Of course I didn’t get any sleep…

Main thing, this morning temperature had dropped to 37.5! And the swelling again had come down a bit.”woman and horse

“New difficult decisions to make.

I had decided yesterday I was not going to compete, but now the temperature was back to normal, he looked fit, was eating and drinking good, I also didn’t want to let the team down… In the back of my mind knowing we had no reserve combination here… What to do?

Between 7am and 8am we were allowed to ride in the arena.”sick horse

“I discussed with Jan Greve and Johan Rockx and decided we were going to walk and trot under saddle for 10 min and see how he was…

And so we did… We went to the arena, rode a few laps and he looked happy and fit. Coming back to the stables the temperature was still down…

Again difficult descisions… What to do? He is fit now, but you know what happened yesterday… Nobody to fill in my place if I would withdraw, letting the team down. Questions questions… What is wise? I discussed with several vets and the team coach.. The FEI vets came and checked up on him around 10am.

All gave green light to compete.. We decided I would give it a try.”sad horse

“The fever was down, which means the toxics are out of his system. There is still a bit of swelling in the jaw, but we cooled it all the time and the swelling gets less…
I agreed to give it a try.

Knowing the story, I took it easy in the warmup and didn’t want to ride full. He was ok, although he didn’t feel very powerful. Normal of course after a day like yesterday.

I walked a lot to save the energy..”happy woman

“When I entered I already felt he was giving his utmost and being the fighter he is, he never gives up… But in order to protect him, I gave up…My buddy, my friend, the horse that has given everything for me his whole life does not deserve this…

So I saluted and left the arena…

#‎twohearts‬”

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Town Refuses To Help The Poor Dog Next Door, So They Decide To Jump The Fence Themselves…

The dog you’re about to meet once had no name. No real family, either. Whoever owned him kept him always chained up by the side of the house, his snout muzzled with a tight roll of duct tape.

He slept on the cold and hard concrete, ignored by the world. He barked, he pleaded for attention… but nothing changed. As time passed, the neighbors eventually noticed the heartbreaking sight next door. Day after day, there was the dog — alone, neglected and hopeless.

The neighbors grew more concerned and frustrated, but even their angry calls to the police did nothing. The dog remained outside. Finally, the neighbors had enough. When no one was home next door, they jumped the fence and saved this poor, nameless dog.

From that day on, his life would never be the same…

For no other reason than being a dog, this nameless senior dog was muzzled, tethered and treated like dirt.senior dog

Chained up, and all alone. Every single day.dog

Laying on the hard concrete.lying on concrete

He’d bark in an effort for attention, but nothing worked. Instead, he learned to mistrust humans and fend for his life.dog barking

While the neighbors started to take notice and make frantic phone calls, time passed and the dog grew older. Finally, one day at last, the neighbors had enough. They freed the dog themselves.dog slleeping

He was saved! Finally! And not only did he finally get a name, Alfie, but he found himself with the loving forever family he’d always wanted and needed. Here’s Dad.dog's owner

The empty concrete slap was replaced with wide open spaces.happy dog

And toys! Lots and lots of toys!toys

No more chains, no more muzzle.senior doggy

Even a canine sibling came with his new family, a pup who looked just like Alfie. Days were spent outside in the sun…pup

Family picnics with the whole gang…family picnic

Exciting adventures, swimming and playing…swimming

…and of course, love and freedom. This is how Alfie lived out his final years. Happy at last.alfie

I’m so glad Alfie was able to live out his remaining years the way he’d always wanted: loved.

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Rottweiler Is Trained To Love And Protect Those With PTSD

I truly believe that dogs deserve more credit than humans sometimes… They never cease to amaze me with what they can do for people! This big Rottweiler is most likely more helpful than any human in this man’s life.

In this video, we’re shown how this big dog is a big help for many people who suffer from PTSD.

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a disease that is triggered in your daily life after being a witness to, or experiencing yourself, a terrifying event.

This disease affects millions of people in the world, especially those we honor who have thankfully come home from war. But not a lot of people know about its severe reality, or know how to deal with it.

In order to help cope with this disease and these memories, some people can get service dogs which are trained to prevent or stop anxiety attacks and depression that overcome their humans.

In this very short and simple video, we see a very intimate and important relationship between a man and his service dog. I am so thankful for these animals and all of the people who are surviving this horrible disease. They deserve so much love, and it’s nice to see all of that love being given in this video.

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Well-trained horse performs hilarious ‘choreography’ to Billy Ray Cyrus classic

A horse is a horse, of course… except when she’s a line dancer. A beautiful gray mare dances the electric slide so well to “Achy Breaky Heart” that Billy Ray Cyrus himself posted a video of her performance to his Facebook page in April 2015, labeling it the “Best thing ever!”

In the video, the animal takes the center position in a group line dance performed during an entertainment segment of an unidentified rodeo. She begins right on cue, stepping and twirling with the other dancers in perfect time. The audience is delighted to see her smooth moves, cheering and clapping to the beat.

It’s a testament to patience, training and partnership to see the mare move with her backward-facing ears listening to her partner and tail twitching in concentration and balance. Clearly, many hours were spent learning the steps to the electric slide, but they look like they’re having so much fun performing it that one might think they’re just horsing around!

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Dad Installs A New Cat Door – But Just Wait Until You See What The Cat Does With It

Philo Cat has outsmarted Dad once again. Dad spend time to install a new cat door so his cat could come and go as he pleases.

What cat wouldn’t love that freedom? But Philo wants to show he has higher powers and makes a move that has everyone bursting into laughter. He quietly walks up and with a quick assessment stands up to open the door just as a human might do so.

You can’t help but laugh out loud imagining how proud Dad is of his new project and excited to show his love and care to his faithful pet, then only to get the painful reality that pets, and it seems especially cats, will have a mind of their own and do as they please.

No doubt, though, Dad’s hard work won’t go to total waste. Once the door is locked, there is strong evidence this very smart cat will quickly figure out and be thankful he has a thoughtful owner.

For now, what a funny situation giving us all a little chuckle making our day a little brighter.

A Whale Kept Swimming Up. Then Fishermen Noticed Something Was Wrong.

On Aug. 11, fishermen Ivan Iskenderian and Michael Riggio were returning from a fishing trip near Killarney Point in Sydney. To their surprise and delight, a whale approached their boat. What’s more, it began to repeatedly peek its head over the waters, spray, and even give the boat a gentle nudge. “It was surreal, we couldn’t believe our eyes,” Iskenderian told the Manly Daily

It didn’t take long, however, for the young fishermen to realize that the whale was not just making a playful visit. Stuck to its mouth was a plastic bag and tangled fishing wire, the paper reported. Entanglement in drifting garbage can be life-threatening for marine life, leading to starvation, suffocation, exhaustion, or serious infection, notes the EPA

Leaning out as far as he could, Iskenderian was able to grab hold of the refuse, and remove it from the whale’s mouth. The whale did not hesitate to express its joy, slapping the water as it swam away. The young men couldn’t help but feel awed by the experience. “I couldn’t believe it. We were just laughing, couldn’t believe what was happening,” Iskenderian told 7 News.

The entire spectacle was so incredible, Riggio captured the moment in a well-timed selfie, as nearby fisherman Ron Kovacs filmed. Of the exhilarating and triumphant moment, Kovacs wrote on his Facebook page, “He was very (inquisitive) and more interested in us. You could see that big eye coming out watching us. They are not dumb for sure.” 

Middle Of The Night Family Hears Terrible Whine. When They Go Onto Porch, It’s Hardly Believe Their Eyes.

In Sebekapur, India, a Doberman was buried with great honor after he had sacrificed his life for his family. The owners said it’s the least they could do for him. He was a real hero.dog

The dog only lived with the family for a few months. This is why, its owners were doubly surprised when he bravely stood up against four mountain cobras that tried to creep into the house.snakeAs it happened in the middle of the night, the residents did not notice the danger at first and were only awoken by the loud barking and whining of the dog.

When they ran out onto the porch to see where the noise was coming from, they saw the hero fighting away the snakes, but also saw a large pool of blood.red dog

Boldly, the dog repeatedly launched himself into the snakes until they are all dead. But a few minutes later, he collapsed to the floor, completely powerless and ridden with countless bites. The venom of the cobras was too much for him.dog attackedHis owner, Dibakar Raita says: “I’m shocked! He made the ultimate sacrifice for us. He will remain forever in our memory.” The whole village is taking part in his funeral. It was because of his incredible feat that the family survived.

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He only knew the family for a short while but he truly was their best friend. What a brave dog!

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This Bull Was Chained And Neglected His Whole Life. His Reaction To Freedom Is So Touching

Imagine living your whole life tied to a chain inside a tiny steel enclosure just big enough to fit your frame. It’s an unimaginably horrible existence, but it’s the stark reality for millions of stock animals around the world. Thankfully, there are people out there who work to help these animals, and it’s because of them that Bandit the bull was able to finally be free.

Bandit had been raised in a steel box, but the moment he steps out of his cage and realizes that he’s been set free? He goes absolutely wild with joy and starts jumping around as if he were a puppy!

This rescue was made possible by Gut Aiderbichl, an animal sanctuary based in Austria. They focus a lot of their efforts on larger animals such as horses and cattle, but they also take in sheep, pigs, and goats. These animals are difficult to keep in conventional shelters, so the sanctuary does its best to care for those that are often overlooked. I’m just so glad they were able to get Bandit!

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Every Morning, Mom Waits For HIM. Now Watch Who Pops His Head Through The Kitchen Window…

Phyllis fled an abusive home environment and ended up on the streets. She had an unhealthy marriage, went through a divorce, started drinking too much alcohol, and then, ended up in jail.

While in jail, Phyllis was allowed to go out to a farm using a day pass. During her outing, she met a cowboy who introduced her to a 3-year-old Arabian stallion named Charlie Brown. The horse had been abused, and Phyllis couldn’t stop thinking about him. “I walked in the barn and there was this skinny little horse with the biggest, saddest brown eyes I’ve ever seen in my life.” She quickly fell in love with Charlie Brown, and from then on, her dream was to own a horse.

When Phyllis got out of jail, she took the $300 she earned while imprisoned, went back to the farm, and bought Charlie Brown on the spot. She renamed him Shag-Ra.

Phyllis spent her days nursing Shag-Ra back to health on her farm in Canada, known as “God’s Little Acre.” All the while, an incredible transformation was taking place within Phyllis herself. Without even noticing, she had stopped drinking alcohol and regained her health and happiness. “All it took was the love of a horse,” she says.

Then, as an inseparable bond formed between Phyllis and Shag-Ra, she noticed her beloved horse was not only highly intelligent, but that he was trying to mimic her. Phyllis and Shag-Ra’s story was far from over.

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Beautiful Baby Triumphs After Rescue From Horrible Dog-Fighting Arena

Ripped apart, bruised, and battered from the cruel blood sport of dog-fighting, Trinity’s body told the tragic story of long-term abuse and neglect.

  • Old scars and newly infected wounds on her legs and chest revealed pain of the past and present, but it didn’t define this dog’s unwavering spirit and desire to be happy again.

With the help of Best Friends Animal Society, “the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters,” Trinity got a second chance at life.

While it might seem impossible to rebuild trust after such atrocities, this courageous canine wowed us with her resiliency and ability to find it in her heart to love again — and she does with all of her might. (And she welcomes treats, hugs and kisses, and frolicking outside as if she were a little puppy!)

Dog-fighting rescues have tugged at our heartstrings, such as the puppy used as dog-fighting bait who miraculously survived and the pit bull who is now helping save lives and standing up against breed bias and violence against animals.

  • Since its inception in 1984, Best Friends Animal Society has made outstanding strides in helping to reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to about 4 million.

In a shocking yet touching video, you can witness Trinity’s incredible transformation of healing, both physically and mentally. It’s amazing to see what patience, a lot of love, and rehabilitation can do for a dog in tremendous need.

Warning: Trinity was in pretty bad shape, and some of these photos might be disturbing. However, she comes up on top in the end!

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Wildlife Photographer Captures An Amazing Natural Elephant Birth By Accident

We’ve grown so accustomed to our way of life that, sometimes, it’s hard to believe that there are billions of creatures that thrive out in the wild each and every day.

When an animal needs a meal, they can’t order delivery. They have to go out into nature and find it for themselves. When an animal needs shelter? They build or find it all on their own. When a mama-to-be is ready to have her baby? It’s just her and nature. No hospitals, no pain medication, and no nurses to monitor the baby afterward.

Being able to witness a natural birth out in the wild is a great, rare gift. Every animal out there is beautiful in its own way, and when a mom gives birth all on her own? There’s nothing else quite like it to remind you of how amazing the circle of life really is.

Wildlife photographer Andrew Schoeman was out snapping some pictures and video when he came across this family of elephants. The group stopped for a moment to watch these gentle giants when they all noticed something a little out of the ordinary about one of the elephants.

  • One female elephant was right about to give birth to a little baby elephant.

The group stayed a respectable distance away and made sure not to disturb them, but Schoeman captured this beautiful moment on camera so that he could share it with the rest of us.

  • “What a great privilege to watch this little elephant being born,” Schoeman shared on YouTube. “The first thing I noticed about the little guy was how white the soles of his feet were.”

He returned the next day to see the little one standing up and snuggling with Mom. How sweet?

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He Notices Splashing In The Water. But When He Realizes They’re Bodies, He’s SHOCKED…

Every time I hear about abused animals, I thank God for giving us the wonderful people that go out of their way to save them.

  • Two men were on a walk in Florida when they noticed something struggling in the water. They quickly jumped into action to rescue whoever was in need.

Michael Oakes climbed down to the bank while his friend Peter filmed him. As Oakes approaches the water, he realizes that it’s not one animal, but two. Someone had chained two turtles together.

As he pulled the turtles from the water, his horror was doubled. The person hadn’t just chained these turtles, they had also drilled holes into both of their bodies, and then connected them by the chain.

Disgusted that someone could be so cruel, you can see how upset Oakes is in the video below. Thankfully, he is able to free both turtles from their confines. Oakes believes they were close to drowning, as it was hard to swim while tied together.

He and Peter filmed this rescue to warn people in their area about what happened, and to let everyone know how they felt about this horrible act. Hopefully, their video helps other people protect innocent animals.

If you were happy to see these animals rescued, you will be happy to watch this video of a baby deer being saved from drowning in a lake!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hJBA3EmCMk

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Dash Cam Footage Of Horses Being Saved From A Wildfire

Most of us learn from an early age that fire isn’t anything to play with. Seriously, one of the first things we’re warned about is touching a hot stove or playing with matches.

As a result, we’re taught to stay away from fire, and to call the appropriate people to handle it when necessary.Unfortunately, however, fire isn’t always containable — especially when fires break out in nature.

Recently, a massive fire swept through Lake Isabella, CA’s, Squirrel Valley. Due to high winds, the fire became uncontrollable very quickly, which left people and animals in the surrounding areas feeling helpless.

During the fire, nearly 200 homes were damaged, and much of the area was destroyed. However, thanks to a team of kind people, two beautiful horses were able to escape the fire without being hurt.

After spotting the horses roaming around in the area, two drivers decided to stop and help bring the horses to safety. Although the horses were reluctant at first, they eventually allowed the people to help them escape harm.

Although humans and horses can’t speak the same language, these horses are probably saying thank you in their own special way. Sometimes a little kindness can really make a huge difference. Thank goodness there are still some truly amazing people out there in the world!

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Every Day, This Dog Sits Alone By The Gate. Now Watch Who Keeps Walking Past Him…

Thailand has brought us yet another tearjerking commercial, and I guarantee this new one will tug on your heartstrings like no other — especially if you love dogs. In less than a month, this video has racked up nearly two million YouTube views.

This ad for Krungthai Bank tells the story of how a young woman came to become a veterinarian. She remembers the time when she feared her neighbor’s dog, Olieng. She initially thought the dog was vicious, but he was simply protective of his owner, an old woman with no other family.

One day, the old woman falls ill and is rushed away on a stretcher. Every day, the girl passes by this heartbroken dog waiting for his owner to return. Olieng grows depressed and doesn’t eat — until the girl decides to start bringing him food. Finally, Olieng opens his heart to the girl and she opens her heart to Olieng. She adopts him, and they become best friends.

Every day, Olieng waits at the train for his new owner to come home from school. But on a fateful day, Olieng is no where to be seen.

What happens next will leave you grabbing for the tissues, but it’s well worth the emotional experience. Please enjoy, and SHARE this with your friends on Facebook.

16 Dogs Form A Huge ‘X,’ But Keep Your Eyes On The Humans In Blue… INCREDIBLE!

It’s a well-known fact that golden retrievers are an all-around intelligent breed of dog. They’ve got amazing personalities and they’ll do just about anything to please their humans!

The dogs you see in the video below are about as well-trained and smart as you can ask a dog to be. These 16 are the absolute “best of the best” when it comes to obedience talents, and they’d love more than anything to show off their talents to the world while getting some doggy treats!

All of these dogs are members of the display team, and they stand with the same level of intensity and precision you would expect to see from a silent drill team!

While there are a few hiccups, these dogs did an amazing job at showing off to the world just how smart they are and how much they love to be with their humans. Imagine how hard it must be for these dogs, surrounded by hundreds of people in a huge stadium, performing with music playing. Meanwhile their loving human begins to walk away, and every inch of them wants to spring back to their human, but they’ve been trained to stay put!

Luckily, their human always come back to reward them with a little treat, even if they messed up we still love them and always will! These dogs are as perfect as you could dream for!

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Dogs Before And After Their Haircuts (16 Pics)

I am an animal photographer named Grace Chon and these images are from my new photo series titled HAIRY.

I’ve always found before and after photos from dog grooming to be really funny. Usually it doesn’t even look like it’s the same dog in each photo! I had the idea of shooting a photo series that highlighted this extreme transformation. Each dog went way beyond their normal grooming schedule to grow their hair long and shaggy for the shoot.

  • There’s something so funny to me about seeing a dog so shaggy that they can’t even see! I wanted the after photos to be really extreme by showing a type of cut that’s uncommon to most of us here in the United States.
  • All the dogs have been groomed in a Japanese grooming style, which doesn’t follow the usual breed standard cuts and rules for grooming that we’re used to seeing. Rather, the emphasis is on making the dog look as adorable as possible – cute on steroids- by highlighting the uniquely cute characteristics of the dog.

These cuts are works of art – each haircut takes hours as the majority of the styling is all done with hand scissoring. All the dogs in the series were groomed by the incredibly talented groomers from Healthy Spot in Los Angeles, CA. Many of the groomers there specialize in this style of cut and have been trained by masters from Japan. Hope you enjoy! 

Biggie Smalls Before

Biggie Smalls Before

Biggie Smalls After

Biggie Smalls after


Rocco Before

Rocco Before

Rocco After (grooming by Patricia Sugihara)

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Vet Rescues Pregnant Dog From Death Row, Then He Sees THIS In Her X-Ray…

For humans, finding out you’re expecting a larger bundle of babies can be a pretty surprising moment, to say the least. Every parent is thrilled to welcome their sweet faces, but the news is jarring.

However, we tend to cap our broods of multiples at triplets, quadruplets, or quintuplets. There have been larger sets born thanks to advancements in fertility technology, but those are much more rare.

Now, imagine what it would be like to hear you’re expecting over a dozen! That’s exactly what our four-legged friends encounter when they start their little families. Some even go above and beyond, like with the proud mama who gave birth to a whopping 19 tiny babies.

Though the sweet girl in the video below doesn’t have quite as many cuties hiding in her belly, Dr. Matt from Vet Ranch was still shocked to discover more than just a few.

The poor thing was on death row before the kindhearted veterinarian stepped in to bring her back to his facility. Naming her Gracie, they soon found she was also suffering an issue with her left eye obscuring her vision.

Dr. Matt kept a careful eye on the expectant mom, but she had a surprise in store for him when he walked in to check on her just a couple of days later. Gracie was able to deliver all 12 of her pups overnight all by herself!

She also took to motherhood in a snap, making sure each precious fluffball remained close by her side.

Take a look to see how they progressed over the next few weeks. And don’t forget to SHARE the sweet family with your friends!

He Grabs Her By Diaper And Throws Her Across Yard. Then Mom Sees The UNTHINKABLE…

Taking home a rescue dog and giving it a forever home can be one of the most fulfilling moments of anyone’s life. These animals often come from bad homes and have a history of abuse, so to finally give them room to run, good food to eat, and lots of love is truly a gift better than any other.

So, when a family in Australia decided to take an abused Doberman named Khan into their home, they couldn’t be happier. 

The poor Doberman had had a hard life growing up, so mama Catherine promised she was going to do everything she could to make sure that he felt like a part of their family.

But on the fourth day in his new forever home, Catherine saw the Doberman acting strange around her 17-month-old daughter named Charlotte. He was pushing her around in the backyard, and before Mom could do anything, her little girl went flying through the air.

Mom must have been horrified for those first few seconds, but things got even stranger when Khan let out a yelp that sounded like he had been stabbed. That’s when Mom saw the unthinkable…

Special thanks to All5! for providing the video! After reading this story make sure to check out his Facebook page!

And please make sure to keep reading the incredible story of Charlotte and her best friend Khan!

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Stephanie Miller and Soquel Dobermans

Dobermans often come with a pretty bad reputation as being “aggressive” dogs. With their streamlined bodies and intense-looking teeth, many people think they look like sharks, and thus, these beautiful animals are often ignored in shelters.

But it should always be noted that there is no such thing as a “bad” breed, only bad humans who raise them!

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But for Catherine and her adorable 17-month-old girl named Charlotte, they knew in their hearts that a Doberman named Khan was going to be welcomed into their family and given the forever home that all animals deserve!

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Things were going perfectly fine, but as Charlotte was busy playing in the backyard with Khan, Mom noticed something odd about his behavior. He seemed more aggressive than she’d ever seen.

Mom knew that Khan had been abused in his previous home, and suddenly, there must have been a fear. Khan was pushing the little girl around and snapping his teeth.

Before Mom had the chance to react, Khan grabbed Charlotte by her diaper and threw her a few feet across the yard. But suddenly, Mom heard a horrible yelp of pain.

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Khan had been bitten in the paw by a king brown snake. Australia is home to some of the world’s deadliest animals, and this snake’s venom can kill a human easily. A girl of Charlotte’s age and size could have had potentially deadly consequences.

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Dog Runs Away Every Single Day. When Mom Discovers Where She Goes, She’s In Tears…

When Dixie met baby Danny, doctors told her he had developmental delays. The mother of two adopted children did not mind one bit. Once she saw Danny’s smile, she knew he would be her boy.

Danny could only speak in fragmented sentences. His motor skills were off, and he struggled to be potty trained. Dixie and her husband, Edward, gave Danny and the kids everything they needed, but they wouldn’t budge on one request: A dog.

  • Then, fate intervened.

The family’s next door neighbor, Dennie, trained search dogs. She was currently training a dog named Saki for the job. After Saki completed her training, she would be sent off to work. But Saki began to do something strange. Nearly every day, she would try to sneak out of the backyard. Then, one day, she did.

Saki went across the street to see Danny. She jumped on him, and he smiled. From that moment, his life changed. Saki would sneak over every day to see Danny. It was like Saki knew Danny needed her. The first complete, proper sentence Danny ever said was, “I am Saki’s daddy.” Suddenly, he could speak, he was potty trained, and he could throw a ball.

Then, Saki’s training was complete. She was supposed to go off to the rescue organization. Dixie begged Dennie to ask the organization if they could keep Saki. The organization said no. Dennie told them they should see for themselves. Representatives came and saw how Saki’s presence transformed Danny.

They finally decided: Saki and Danny get to stay together.

Please SHARE this emotional story of Danny and Saki if you believe dog is truly man’s best friend!

Owner Pretends To Throw Ball And Captures The Exact Moment Dog Realizes He Was Betrayed

Anuko the Siberian husky was not impressed when owner Jasmine Milton tried to fool him by pretending to throw a ball. The betrayed dog’s priceless facial expressions were captured on camera by Ms. Milton, an 18-year-old psychology student from Aylesbury, and soon became a viral hit on Twitter. Despite Anuko’s stern looks, Milton says he’s a source of joy in her life.

“I got Anuko shortly after I was treated with having depression, and ever since Anuko has lifted any downs I’ve ever had,” reports Woman’s Day. “He’s forced me to go out when all I want to do is lay in bed. He’s made me laugh when nobody else was able to, and now he’s making the rest of the world laugh. He’s my hero and definitely more than just a pretty face!”

This serious husky was born a little over a year ago, and has been giving “the same look” since he was a pup. Anuko is now involved with husky training on the Snow Dog Guru website.

“So I pretended to throw a ball and caught the exact moment my dog realised I had betrayed him…”husky dog

Here he is, lying happily with the ball, waiting for it to be thrown.

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“I got Anuko shortly after I was treated with having depression, and ever since Anuko has lifted any downs I’ve ever had”- claims his owner

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Pregnant Mama Has A Secret In Her GIANT Belly. After She Delivers Her First Baby.

In June 2013, two incredible dogs started a love affair. Diva, a 3-year-old Staffordshire, fell hard for Joey, a 13-year-old shepherd mix. Two months later, it resulted in a pregnancy.

Of course, Diva’s dad Pepijn couldn’t help but notice her giant belly growing, and there was good reason for her massive baby bump. After only 59 days, Diva went into labor with her litter of little miracles — 13 little miracles, to be exact! Diva was an inexperienced mother, so she was a little “spooked” when the first puppy came out.

Thankfully, her parents were there to provide her with assistance and support. When Diva decided to sit down and get into a more comfortable position, she quickly caught on and calmed down for the rest of her delivery.

…And guess what? All 13 pups were alive and healthy! Watch the video below to see the exciting event unfold.

Whether a mama is on two legs or four, witnessing the miracle of birth is nothing short of amazing. Please SHARE this with your friends on Facebook!

Note: This video contains some graphic footage of Diva giving birth.

Woman Waves At Bear From Car, Bear’s Reaction Is Pure Gold

In the following YouTube video, a woman spotted a bear alongside the road and decided to greet it with a friendly wave from her car. To the woman’s shock and surprise, the bear quickly decides to wave back. This hasn’t been the first time we’ve spotted bears behave like humans, but it’s still very surprising the similarities one can find between humans and bears’ behaviors.

Bears can be playful, extremely curious, and avid explorers of their surroundings. Thought to be asocial compared to other animals like lions or wolves, they’re actually quite the opposite and enjoy playing and socialize with their fellow bears.

Marine Land Blog states that it’s actually the usual range size of their habitat what prevents bears to interact more often, but that there have been many reports of bears playing together for “long periods of time.” Bears can even be moody, like us, UDAP reports, and one bear may behave in a completely different way than others. In short, bears have distinctive personalities.

However, as cute as bears can be, it’s important to remember these majestic creatures are wild animals. According to BearSmart, bears are far from ferocious, aggressive creatures and instead are very responsive to their surroundings and curious animals.

However, they warn, “more often than not, bear behavior is misinterpreted.” The good news? BearSmart insists that bears are very predictable and that trait allows humans to “be able to react appropriately when you see them and avoid a negative encounter.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mer3pgT7n4

What other surprising facts about bears do you know?

After His Dog Was Diagnosed With Cancer, The Owner Took Him On A Final Epic Road Trip

In May of 2015, a beautiful chocolate lab named Bella was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, aka bone cancer. Her owner, Nebraska-based Robert Kugler, was told that either Bella’s front leg should be amputated or she should be put down right away because she was in pain.

The decision to amputate Bella’s leg was made and she was given three to six months to live, because cancer had spread to her lungs. After the surgery, Kugler decided to take his furry best friend on a final farewell adventure.

Kugler and Bella traveled to a bunch of places across the country including Chicago, Key West, Nashville, and Savannah – but the journey isn’t over yet! Now, 14 months later, the happy pair are still traveling the country and enjoying each others company. As Robert Kugler said: “Bella is doing pretty darn awesome.” You can follow their journey on Instagram or rklifeillustrated.com.

In May 2015 Robert Kugler’s pup, Bella, was diagnosed with cancer and given three to six months to live

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So Kugler decided to take her on a farewell road trip across the country

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Kugler had just finished school and instead of heading straight to the job market…

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Reporter Interviews Two Parrots. When She Asks Them To SING? I can’t Stop Smiling!

A reporter with Fox 32 had the wonderful experience of interviewing a pair of Yellow-headed Amazon parrots in this adorable news segment.

The pair of birds are as talkative as they are friendly. They have unbelievable harmony while singing La Cucaracha and Old MacDonald’s Farm for the delighted reporter.

Listen to their amazing little voices in the adorable video below.

Have you ever seen anything so cute?

This Soldier Is Waiting Nervously At The Airport – Now Watch Who Comes Around The Corner

There’s nothing like the bond between a man and his dog. United Airlines flight attendant, Molli Oliver, knows this and makes it her mission to reunite our country’s bravest men and women with their service dogs.

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For Army Sergeant Tom Hansen, today is the day he’s finally going to be reunited with his beloved pup, Taylor, or “Tay Tay” as he calls her fondly. He shares how overwhelmed with nervousness and excitement he was that fateful afternoon. “It’s like a part of me has been missing. Getting her back now, it’ll make me whole again.” As soon as Tay Tay walks off her flight, the two are in a tail-wagging embrace.

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The hero in this situation (besides Sergeant Tom, obviously) is Molli. She travels the country using her own frequent flier miles and money to reconnect the service men and women with their dogs. As a fellow dog owner and dog lover, she says there’s nothing she’d rather do than help the pairs come together after their work for the Armed Forces has concluded.

A Deer Accidentally Stumbled Upon A Dog… What Happened Next Is Totally UNEXPECTED!

If you happen to hunt or live in an area where deer are present, you know that getting close to a deer is very difficult . In most cases, the second that they even hear footsteps, they’ll instantly sprint in the other direction.

However, it’s that exact fear that makes what we’re about to show you so special. When this deer stumbled upon a man and his dog, it didn’t just run away. It actually stayed and proceeded to do something incredibly cute.

As the video begins, we see a dog playing in a small body of water. The dog is just doing his own thing while a deer that’s close by observes the situation.

That’s when out of seemingly no where, the deer starts putting on a little show. The deer starts hop around in a manner that makes it look like it’s dancing! The fact that the deer stood around in human presence is amazing but to get such a playful experience is even more amazing.

See it for yourself. Check it out below.

THIS is Why You Should Never Let Your Dog Lick You!

You might think it’s cute – that big, wet and slobbery tongue reaching out from your canine’s jaw and affectionately lapping at you face. But what if I told you there was something quite sinister about it?

No, I’m not saying your beloved Fido is trying to harm you or anything like that. Your little (or big) furry friend genuinely is trying to display affectionToo bad the same can’t be said for all the bacteria on their tongue.

Are dog mouths really cleaner than human mouths?

  • No. That’s a total myth.

Marty Becker, author of ‘Chicken Soup for the Dog Owner’s Soul, puts it quite well when he says“All you have to do is look, watch, smell and you’ll realize that is not true. They raid the garbage can. You know, we give each other a peck on the cheek when we say hello, they give each other a peck on the rear end.”

John Oxford, professor of virology and bacteriology at the Queen Mary University in London, expanded further on just how much bacteria your dog’s muzzle and mouth can carry.

“It is not just what is carried in saliva. Dogs spend half their life with their noses in nasty corners or hovering over dog droppings so their muzzles are full of bacteria, viruses and germs of all sorts.”

Those viruses and germs can cause conditions that are pretty damaging to human health, as one U.K. woman learned the hard way.

She contracted an infection from her Italian greyhound’s saliva. She didn’t even realize anything was wrong until she was on the phone with a relative and began to notice her speech slurring.

Coward Police Officer Shot A Mother Dog And Her Puppy For Absolutely No Reason

A coward police officer, out of no reason at all, shot a mother dog and one of her puppies despite being told that they were not a danger to anyone.

The officer called Maximiliano Sergio Mellado was told by one of the witnesses that the dog had just recently given birth to a litter of puppies, but looks like in the eyes of this officer, being a dog was a punishable offense worthy to be shot upon sight.

The dog, Milagros, was rushed to the hospital where a vet called Federico Lopez and a team of other professional spent six hours reconstructing her jaw. no matter how hard they tried; however, they couldn’t save her left eye.

Nevertheless despite all the efforts, the poor dog died just a few days later. Her puppy didn’t survive either. The officer was suspended and charged with animal cruelty, but he skipped his first and second hearing.dog

Judge Martin Marcovesky issued a warrant against the officer but after raiding his house, the mother said that the office didn’t live there anymore.

According to some sources, it has been made clear that the suspect is on the run, but will soon be arrested. RIP Milagros and Puppy…

He Keeps Sleeping In Her House Then She Finally Finds A Note Around His Neck. PRICELESS.

An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of.

He calmly came over to me, I gave him a few pats on his head. He then followed me into my house, slowly walked down the hall, curled up in the corner and fell asleep.

  • An hour later, he went to the door, and I let him out.

The next day he was back, greeted me in my yard, walked inside and resumed his spot in the hall and again slept for about an hour. This continued off and on for several weeks.

Curious, I pinned a note to his collar: “I would like to find out who the owner of this wonderful, sweet dog is and ask if you are aware that almost every afternoon your dog comes to my house for a nap.”

The next day he arrived for his nap with a different note pinned to his collar: “He lives in a home with six children, two under the age of three – he’s trying to catch up on his sleep. Can I come with him tomorrow?” 

This Woman Sleeps With Her Snake Every Night… Then Doctors Tell Her The Horrifying Truth.

Our pets are just like any other part of the family, and we want them by our sides all the time — day or night. For many people, that means letting their pets sleep in bed with them.

That may be fine with dogs and cats, but there are some pets that should not be allowed on the bed. If you don’t believe us, just take a look at what happened here…

As it turns out, not all pets are appropriate bed mates.

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One woman learned this the hard way when she let her beloved python sleep next to her in bed every night.

snake loversThe snake would often lay out across her body, spreading from her head to her toes.

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Then one day, the python suddenly stopped eating, and the woman took him to the vet to find out what was wrong.

snake diognosticThe vet asked several questions about the snake’s behavior, and the woman told her about the unusual sleeping arrangement. That’s when the vet started asking a series of pointed questions.

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The vet told her the shocking news – the python had stopped eating because it was preparing its stomach for a big meal that he had been stalking: her.

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Thanks to a trip to the vet, this dutiful pet owner narrowly avoided her sweet snake-filled dreams turning into a nightmare…literally.

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Close call! It’s safe to say that this lucky woman will make her crafty python sleep somewhere else from now on.

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A Circus Lion Lived In A Pickup Truck For 20 Years. Just Watch His Reaction When He’s Finally Freed

The only things that belong in the back of a rusty old pickup truck are fishing rods, tools, and/or some old blankets. Suffice it to say, it’s absolutely no place for any living thing to call its home, let alone a full-grown mountain lion. Used to roaming over hundreds of miles of mountainous woodlands, they’re not exactly built for confinement.

Sadly, those are exactly the conditions that a mountain lion named Mufasa found himself in for over 20 years.

He’s believed to have been born in the wild somewhere in South America, but was likely taken from his mother at a very young age and sold into captivity to an illegal Peruvian circus. The majority of his life has been spent on the road, either performing or being kept under heavy chains.

Thankfully, Animal Defenders International (ADI) caught wind of this situation. Peru has recently put a ban on illegal circuses such as the one Mufasa was part of, but now the task remains to enforce that law.

Working off of a tip from local officials, ADI found Mufasa locked up in the back of a rusty pickup truck.

After a lengthy standoff, they were finally able to rescue him, and his reaction to his first taste of freedom is absolutely heartwarming.

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She Lost Her Dog 2 Years Ago. Now, Watch Her Meet A Shelter Dog 1,080 Miles From Home…

Losing a pet is a very stressful ordeal for many pet owners. Even if you’re the most attentive person ever, there’s always a possibility that your dog or cat will find their way outdoors and wander far from home.

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), there’s a 1 in 3 chance that your pet will get lost at some point in their lifetime.

In fact, most stray animals were once pets that got lost and ventured too far away from home. Abandoned pets often end up in animal shelters, and, in the worst cases, on the streets fending for their lives.

Recently, a dog named Zeus went missing from his home in Florida. His owner searched everywhere but wasn’t able to find him for two years. She was about to give up her search, until, one day, she received an unexpected call informing her that her dog had been spotted in Dearborn, Michigan.

She immediately got into her car and drove 1,080 miles to visit her long lost friend. It seemed unlikely that Zeus would remember her after being apart for so long, but the two immediately bonded with each other as soon as she got to the animal shelter.

He Pulls A Shivering Deer From The Water. But Watch When He Brings Him To The Sand…

When some fishermen were out fishing on Long Island Sound recently, they encountered something that completely threw them off guard.

When Rob Kurdy was out fishing with some pals, he got a real story for the books, and it has nothing to do with fish or sharks. In fact, it has nothing to do with aquatic life at all.

While they were a ways out on the water, they spotted something bobbing about in the small waves.

Once they decided to investigate and got a little closer, they realized that it was a deer struggling to stay afloat.

Who knows exactly how he ended up so far out in the water — maybe it was a rip tide, or maybe he went in for a dip and started swimming the wrong way. But either way, he ended up in a really tight spot.

I don’t know about you, but I would be terrified if I saw a deer so far out. I simply wouldn’t know what to do! As Kurdy says, that’s a life out there that needs to be saved.

In that moment, he was the only one who could save him.

And thank goodness he was there.

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Monkey Gets Bizarre Punishment, And Awful Crowd Gathers To Cheer

No one looks forward to being embarrassed in public by other people. It’s a fear many people face, especially teenagers, when they’re asked to stand in front of the class. But this macaque didn’t have any choice in the manner. In India, monkeys are known to roam through the marketplaces where humans try to sell their wares, and cause a lot of mischief.

They steal fruit and destroy property that can cause them to lose their profits. One such monkey was finally caught, but instead of being taken away in a cage to be relocated, it was bound and tied in front of the cheering public. His actions were a sure annoyance, but there’s no reason to treat another living creature this way, even for someone else’s entertainment.

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The macaque learned nothing from this, but he will be released back into the wild at another location, and will hopefully escape the treatment of these cruel humans.

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An Open Letter To Perfect Parents: Put Down Your Pitchforks

  • Parents, I beg of you, stop blaming and shaming other parents.

Thirty five years ago, a mom shopping in a Sears department store went to go look at lamps and left her 6-year-old with another group of boys, who were all trying out the new Atari game at a kiosk. That boy’s name was Adam Walsh. Thirty years ago, an 18-month-old toddler playing in her aunt’s backyard fell into a well. Rescuers worked non-stop for 58 hours, finally freeing “Baby Jessica” from the well.

In both cases, a tragedy happened — an unforeseen tragic accident took place which left Adam dead and a toddler fighting for her life deep underground. But they also has something else in common: There was an entire country of moms and dads supporting the grieving parents. Let me repeat that: Everyone reported the rescue efforts without blame. No blame.None. Zero.

No questions asked, not one single “Where were the parents?” comment— just a country of other moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas watching in horror as a set of parents, one of their own, went through the unthinkable. Adam was our son. Jessica was our baby daughter.

  • Those parents were us.
  • Flash-forward to 2016, the year of The Perfect Parent.

Yesterday, a 2-year-old boy, splashing in the magical lakefront waters of a Disney Resort, succumbed to the wilds of mother nature. An aggressive alligator scooped him out of the water, right under the watch of his father, who attempted to fight with the alligator to free his baby son. Pure horror. Sheer Terror. Parents who actually had to watch their baby be taken from them, as if in some National Geographic documentary of the wild.

  • A tragic and unforeseeable accident. An accident.
  • I weep for this mother and father. I am sick with anguish for the pain, agony, misery, and regret pulsating through their veins this very second. And I bet you are too.
  • But not everyone is.
  • You see, we now live in a time where accidents are not allowed happen. You heard me: Accidents, of any form, in any way, and at any time, well, they just don’t happen anymore.
  • Why? Because blame and shame.
  • Because we have become a nation of blamers and shamers.

And how are accidents allowed to happen if we can’t blame someone? Surely, they can’t, right? I mean, random acts of nature, unpreventable tragedies, and fateful life-changing events that take place in a matter of nanoseconds cannot possibly take place if everyone is being a responsible parent, right? Nope.

They can’t, because this country and its population of perfect pitchfork-carrying mothers and fathers sitting behind keyboards needs to accuse. They need to blame, to disparage, to criticize in every damn way and at every damn corner the parenting of another.

And when do they really get to lick their blaming chops? When a tragic accident happens. That’s when the pouncing is at its freshest, when raw emotion and ignorance collide, and they dig their word claws in, and take hold of whatever grace these grieving mothers and fathers have left in their souls.

  • And then they tear it out.
  • Listen to me very clearly, perfect parents, very clearly.
  • I’ve had enough.
  • I’ve had enough of scrolling through comment threads and seeing over and over again questions like, “Where were the parents?” and thoughts like, “This is what happens when you don’t watch your kids.”
  • I have simply had enough.

I have one question for the blaming and shaming moms and dads — you know the ones who immediately blame the parents, the ones who go on the internet and type comments like, “This is nothing but neglect by the parents,” and “They should have known better. Who was watching that little boy?” and my favorite, “I would never let that happen to my kid.”

  • Here is my question:
  • Have you ever been to a child’s funeral before?
  • I have.
  • The funeral of a child is an event in life that you never, ever want to experience.
  • Now let me ask you another question.

In the coming week these parents will fly back to their home in Nebraska without one of their children. They will leave a vacation resort, packing up his Buzz Lightyear pajamas and his favorite blanket, and they will make an excruciatingly difficult journey home. A journey that they never in a million years thought they would be making.

  • They will meet with a funeral director, pick out a tiny casket, a tiny burial suit, and surrounded by family, they will bury their baby boy.
  • And they will suffer every single day for the rest of their life.

At the funeral for this 2-year-old boy who died in front of his parents, can you do me a favor? Can you walk up to the mother and say the words that you just typed out last week? Can you? Can you greet her, hug her, shake the father’s hand, and then say, “Who was watching that little boy? You should have known better. I would never let that happen to my child.”

Can you do that for me? I mean, you felt those words so deeply in your heart and soul that you typed them for a million people to read. Certainly you can say it straight to the faces of the people you meant it for, right?

  • Here, let me help you.
  • Put away your pitchfork for a moment, and try this:

To the mother and father who went for a walk on vacation for the last time with their little boy yesterday, I am deeply sorry that you had to experience the worst kind of tragedy possible, an accident. I grieve with you. Your baby was my baby. Your son was my son. I have nothing but love for you, love to help you get though the pain yesterday, today, and for what is gonna seem like a thousand tomorrows. I wrap my thoughts and prayers around your aching heart and soul. May the God of this universe in some miraculous way bring peace to you and your family.

  • That is what you say. That. And just That.
  • Stop the blaming.
  • Stop the shaming.

In their darkest hours, can we please just love other parents. Please?

He Fed A Homeless Man And His Dog, But He Never Expected THIS To Happen

Last week, I was having breakfast at Chick-fil-a. As I was sitting in my truck eating, I noticed a homeless guy sitting on the curb behind the building with his dog. He was holding a sign asking for money or food donations to help feed him and his dog. He just looked like a man down on his luck. I observed him the entire time as I ate my breakfast. He mostly just sat there scratching his mutt and holding the sign while people drove past ignoring them.

When I finished my breakfast I decided to make another run through the drive-through and ordered a large chicken biscuit combo. As I was leaving I pulled up along side him and handed him the bag of breakfast and a small bag of dog food I had in my truck for when I bring my dog to work.poor dog

The bag of Chick-fil-a put a huge smile on his face but when I handed him the bag of dog food the guy literally lost it and started bawling right there on the side of my truck. After regaining his composure he exclaimed that it had been so long since somebody had treated him like a human being. I asked him if he would be willing to work hard for a decent days pay and he immediately straightened up and exclaimed that he could be the hardest worker I had ever seen. I gave him my business card and a fiver and told him to meet me at that spot the next morning and I would put him to work.

The next day I stopped in and sure enough he was waiting there for me, I took him & his dog to the jobsite. He wasn’t kidding about being a hard worker this guy carried wood around and fetched tools out of my truck for me all day without complaining once, his dog just shadowed him the entire time. During the day I learned about how he had lost his wife in a car accident, had his home that he had lived in for 35 years repossessed by the bank, had no children or family, was staying at a KOA campground and had a bunch of his life possessions stolen, had been spit on by strangers while begging for money and had all but given up on the human race as a whole.

At the end of the day I took him to my bank and withdrew his days pay which amounted to $80. The look on his face was well worth it. My random act of kindness seemed to put a spark back in his eye and I continued to pick him up the rest of the week in the same spot and paying him at the end of each day.

Yesterday when I dropped him off he asked me to take him to a different spot, near the KOA. He explained with the money I paid him he was going to be able to afford camping provisions for the next couple of months and told me how much it meant to him and his dog to not have to sleep outside on the cold ground.

When I left him last night he looked like a different person then the man I saw hanging his head in shame behind Chick-fil-a. He promised me he would be there for me next week if I needed him and although my job-site is going to be on the other side of town next week I have already decided to continue going out of my way to pick him up and put him to work.

Feels good man.

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Mom Leaves Baby On Ground, But Who Leans In Will Make Your Mouth Fall Open

A horse rocking a baby has French-speaking people on Facebook going gaga. The horse makes an appearance in a video posted by Equidia – La Chaîne du Cheval, an organization focused on horses and horse racing. The video has a caption that when translated says, “[VIDEO OF THE DAY] Need a babysitter tonight? The mare of our fan, Tracy Lega, offers its services. Thank you to her for this video;) #tropcute.”

In the video, a baby is in a carrier on the floor of a stable. The horse sticks its head out over its stall and down to the carrier, where it uses its face to rock the carrier back and forth. So far, the video has received more than 1 million views on Facebook.  Commenters on the popular video overwhelmingly think it is cute. One commenter jokingly said she wanted to take the horse up on its babysitting services. 

Other commenters such as Arlette Weerts said people shouldn’t be surprised that horses are so friendly to kids.

“I had a horse who was biting and shooting everything that came too close to him, but when my 3-Year-old girl was coming towards him he went right from the bottom of her box, bent over and he was cozying up to the head! Later, in 6-7 years, my daughter is sleeping in the box in the legs of his mare.”

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This Video Of Two Girls Laughing Seems Harmless. But What They Are Laughing From Doing? HORRIFYING

A recent video has exposed the twisted sense of humor of three teen girls from Nassau County, Florida after they shared a video on Snapchat of them grabbing a rabbit by its throat and repeatedly hurling it at a wall. Throughout the video, the three girls are giggling like idiots.

After the incident, an x-ray showed that the poor rabbit had a broken leg due to the girls’ torture treatment.

Since the video went viral, the three girls, 13 and 14, were locked up in a Jacksonville juvenile detention facility. Hopefully, they will remain there for a while or until they learn why it’ wrong to torture animals.

Apparently, the entire animal cruelty video was shared on the “Nassau County, Florida… Rants, Raves, and Reviews” Facebook page where it went viral. It’s included below.

But be warned. The clip included at the bottom of this post is GRAPHIC. You may feel sick to your stomach.

Not only do the girls giggle as they torture the harmless bunny, the throw it against the wall and even kick it as it tries to run to safety.

Hopefully, these girls learn why it’s wrong to torture animals.

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What This Hidden Camera Captured Over The Course Of 6 Weeks Is Heartbreaking

When actor Justin Long lent his voice to a dog that was trapped in a tiny yard, we took notice.

Although people don’t often bat an eyelash when someone says, “I have an outdoor dog,” most dogs that live outside lead painful lives.

While there are plenty of people out there who provide their outdoor dogs with adequate shelter and plenty of belly scratches, many dogs in similar situations suffer at the hands of neglect.

Long’s narration provides chilling insight into the lives of dogs that want love and kindness, but receive nothing but heartbreak in return.

While situations like this one may not seem neglectful from up close, stepping back and taking a look at the day-to-day lives of these dogs paints a much less pleasant picture. So what are you waiting for, people? Go give your pup a hug!

A Farmer Puts Up 4 Puppies For Sale. How This Story Ends? Prepare To Be Seriously WOW’d..

Today, we’re going to share a story with you that’s been making rounds on social media. In the last 24 hours alone, it has received over 33,700 shares on Facebook. We think you’ll get a real kick out of it.

In the story, a little boy is interested in buying a puppy from a farmer. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have enough money to do so. After digging through his pockets, all he can come up with is 39 cents.

  • While the farmer doesn’t accept his offer, he does allow the boy to mingle with the puppies for a bit. That’s when the best part of the story starts to happen. When the boy meets the litter runt, an unexpectedly beautiful moment unfolds. It’s so good that it may even cause you to shed a tear. Take a look below to see the whole story.

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups. And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the eyes of a little boy.

  • “Mister,” he said, “I want to buy one of your puppies.”
  • “Well,” said the farmer, as he rubbed the sweat of the back off his neck, “These puppies come from fine parents and cost a good deal of money.”

The boy dropped his head for a moment. Then reaching deep into his pocket, he pulled out a handful of change and held it up to the farmer. “I’ve got thirty-nine cents. Is that enough to take a look?”

  • “Sure,” said the farmer. And with that he let out a whistle. Here, Dolly!” he called. Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran Dolly; followed by four little balls of fur. The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced with delight. As the dogs made their way to the fence, the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse. Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward the others, doing its best to catch up….
  • “I want that one,” the little boy said, pointing to the runt.

The farmer knelt down at the boy’s side and said, “Son, you don’t want that puppy. He will never be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.

  • “With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began rolling up one leg of his trousers. In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg attaching itself to a specially made shoe. Looking back up at the farmer, he said, “You see sir, I don’t run too well myself, and he will need someone who understands.
  • “With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup. Holding it carefully he handed it to the little boy.
  • “How much?” asked the little boy.
  • “No charge,” answered the farmer. “There’s no charge for love.”

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Boy Falls Into Gorilla Enclosure Leading The Zookeeper To Make A TRAGIC Decision

A four year old boy fell into a gorilla’s enclosure at a Zoo in Ohio this weekend. Somehow the child had managed to get through the enclosures barrier and into the Gorilla World enclosure before tumbling into water surrounding it.

  • At that moment, this gentle giant; 17-year-old Gorilla, named Harambe, went into the water to rescue him.gorilla and kid
  • According to witnesses, the gorilla picked the boy up and kept him in the enclosure for 10 minutes before the zoo’s response team the unimaginable…gorilla in zoo
  • They shot the gorilla who tried to rescue the boy. He was shot dead.
  • The little boy was taken to hospital and has not sustained any serious injury.

Animal rights activists have been outraged, as the zoo response team could have shot a tranquiliser dart into the gorilla, so he would only have been knocked out for a short while, but instead they chose to kill him.

They said it would not have taken immediate effect, meaning their only option to stop the gorilla immediately was the fatal bullet.

Mr Maynard from the zoo team said.

  • “It seemed by our own dangerous animals response team to be a life-threatening situation. They saved that little boy’s life,”
  • “We are all devastated that this tragic accident resulted in the death of a critically-endangered gorilla.
  • “This is a huge loss for the zoo family and the gorilla population worldwide.”

Gorillas are endangered species and although the team try to protect them, it appears in this instance they clearly had a very difficult decision to make.

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This Cat Loved To Snuggle Mom’s Pregnant Belly. Watch When The Baby Finally Comes

Cats are fickle creatures. Most of the time, they’d sooner go chasing an inanimate object than return your cuddles.

But once in a while, cats will surprise the world by doing something so unusual that it seems almost mystical.

Panda the cat (don’t get confused!) did just that recently by displaying the most adorable affection for a pregnant mom’s belly, and then the baby itself after birth.

Liel Ainmar Assayag chronicled the behavior in a Facebook post, with pictures we’ve compiled for you below. The story is more than touching — it’s magical.

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For nine months, the cat showed an unusual amount of affection for Assayag’s belly – for reasons that, while mysterious, seem fairly self-explanatory. 

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“Once I got pregnant she started following me around the house, tucking her head on my belly, purring,” Assayag told Love Meow in an interview. 

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The cat’s attention to the mom’s belly is more than just a show of love. She really looks like she’s guarding it.

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Baby Sean was born healthy and happy a few months ago. 

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Though Panda took a little while to get used to the idea of the child being on the outside now, she ended up going back to her old habits — in a slightly different manner.

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“Now, three months later, she jumps on the bed near him, smells him, sits next to him,” Assayag told Love Meow.

It’s clearly the beginning of a wonderful new bond between a child and a furry partner in crime.

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Farmer Begs His Horse Not To Die. Now Watch What She Does With Her Leg…

Marek Slodkowski walked into his barn one day and discovered the unthinkable. His horse named Freedom had fallen into a maintenance pit. Slodkowski had been raising horses on his pasture for 13 years, but never had he experienced anything like this.

First, Slodkowski began to stuff the pit with hay. He hoped enough of it would give her the height to push herself out. That didn’t work. Then he called the fire department. The workers came out in droves. They tried using rope to lift Freedom out, but they weren’t strong enough. Slodkowski was devastated. Hour after hour, Freedom became more and more exhausted.

“Don’t die. Don’t die,” he whispered to her, as he stroked her mane. Freedom looked like she was drifting off, tired of fighting. The firemen tried and tried again to save the horse. They were out of ideas, and all Slodkowski could do was comfort his baby.

“It will be OK,” he whispered to her. “It will be OK,” he said stroking her head, as she lay lifelessly. Then something amazing happened. It was like Freedom had been struck with an idea on her own. Freedom got back up on her feet after hours of being unable to stand. She began to use her front legs to pull herself and her hind legs to push up. Then firemen saw what she was doing and worked with her. Using rope they scooted her behind, giving her the push she needed to hop up. Slodkowski was stunned, telling the veterinarian that he really thought “This is it, she’s going to die.”

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A Punk Decides It Would Be Funny To Throw Bricks At Two Innocent Dogs. Then THIS Happens. OUCH…

A video has surfaced that shows a shirtless punk hurling bricks at a man walking two dogs. But as soon as the brick is tossed, the punk is in store for a lesson on respect and why you never mess with a man’s best friend. The recording below was captured overseas and shows the thug repeatedly throwing bricks at the man walking his dogs away from what appears to be an aggressive crowd.

But it doesn’t take long for the thug to get what he deserves. After two or three bricks are tossed, one of the German shepherds gets lose and charge directly at the punk.

Although the punk had a weapon, he didn’t stand a chance against the enraged animal which was quickly joined by the man’s second dog. The punk can’t even last a few seconds against the animals. He’s on the ground getting bitten all over the place. And he deserves every one of those injuries.

By the end, the thug is begging for his life. The merciful dog owner then tries to reign in the dogs and stop the punk’s punishment. By the video’s close, one dog is back under control while the other continues to “hunt” for the shirtless punk like a predator hunts for prey.

Do you think this thug will try to abuse an animal ever again?

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It Took Him 5 Hours To Rescue This Whale Stuck In A Net. What The Whale Does Next? Incredible

Whales are some of the world’s most mysterious creatures. For as long as humans have been around, we’ve been fascinated by these giant marine mammals. Are they monsters or just a big fish? We’ve been asking these questions for centuries and only recently have learned how these animals actually live. One thing is for sure, when you see one pop out of the water, it’s one of the most glorious things you could ever witness.

When it comes to whale lovers, you might not find a more passionate one than James Moskito. James is a diver and volunteer animal activist. One day, his team came across a whale off the coast of California that was in serious need of help. The large animal had gotten tangled in ropes that were attached to a 3,000-pound anchor hanging from its tail. When James and his team first arrived, things didn’t look good, but they were determined to help. When he retells the story, he says:

“Some of the individual ropes went into the blubber two or three inches deep. I put my hand on the whale and I told the whale, ‘Okay. This is gonna hurt.’ The whale was so cooperative, it would open its mouth and a guy would put his hand up inside of it and pull pieces of rope out of the baleen, one by one.”

After five long hours, the ropes were finally all cut off and the whale was free, and that’s when something truly amazing happened. The whale swam to the bottom of the sea and then back up towards James. According to his story, the whale stopped right in front of him, and like a puppy, waited for James to pet him. To hear what happened after that, you can watch the video below to see James describe an encounter he’ll never forget.

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Every Day, This Cat Waits For The Mailman So It Can Do This. Today, He Finally Recorded It

Being a mailman isn’t an easy job. The famous, unofficial motto of the U.S. Postal Service is “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” and postal workers take that motto pretty seriously. Even as the delivery of personal correspondence has gone down thanks to the advent of email, the postal service still remains vital for the delivery of packages and other types of mail.

One of the age-old stereotypes about postal workers is that they don’t get a lot of love from animals. Just about every cartoon I ever watched growing up always had mailmen being chased by dogs. In real life, I haven’t seen that, but I have seen a mailman who is tormented by a bunch of angry wild turkeys every day – that was pretty crazy. Still, what this next postman has to deal with on a daily basis might be the funniest thing I’ve seen yet.

Along with snow and rain and heat, this guy needs to add “crazy cats” to his list of things that will not keep him from his duties. Apparently, the cat in this video does this every single day, so the mailman decided to tape it so that the world could see what he puts up with.

A simple task like putting the mail through the door slot becomes an ordeal as this ferocious feline swipes and claws at anything that approaches the slot. I have to hand it to this guy though, he is a seriously good sport about it.

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A Frightened Bear Has A Bucket Stuck On His Head – Now Watch When These Men Approach It

It took a lot of courage for these good Samaritans to help a black bear in trouble. After noticing the bear walking around with a bucket stuck on his head – they made the brave decision to try and free him of it. In the video, they capture the amazing rescue…

What would you do if you were to see an animal in need? Most of us would without question lend a hand. However, could you imagine if it was a dangerous animal like a black bear? While many of us would probably call a trained group of authorities, one group of friends took their chances, and saved the bear themselves.

The video begins with the saying “Mama always told me don’t stick my head in strange places.” Well, it’s too bad that one bear never received this advice. We watch as he walks around a grass area with a bucket stuck on his head.

Sadly, the poor thing is unable to get the object off. This here is when the good Samaritans step in… Be sure to watch the video to see this incredibly brave act of kindness, and find out what happened to the bear!

She Tells Her Dog ‘I Love You,’ But She Can’t Believe His Response

This baby French bulldog is all wrapped up and cozy in the arms of her owner. They’re in the midst of a loving embrace when her owner tells her how she feels, “I love you,” she says sweetly.

While most would expect the pup to respond with a playful bark or a lick on the nose, this bulldog responds in a way that leaves her owner speechless. I was just as dumbfounded as she appears.

Watch the video to see how this adorable pooch reciprocates her owner’s love — it’s truly remarkable.

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They Thought This Dog Was Grieving For Her Owner- Until They Saw What Was Underneath Her

Across species, mother’s make infinite sacrifices in order to provide for their loved ones, especially when it comes to their children.

Whether that means going without so that the kids have enough of something, or going above and beyond to provide, giving children the basic necessities like food, water, and shelter, is a struggle that every parent faces.

This goes beyond human nature, though, as we see with this homeless mama pup as she finds an ingenuity way to provide a makeshift shelter for her puppies.

The photo of this dog burrowed underneath a dirt patch beside a grave marker in Serbia originally went viral over a year ago as a heartwarming story about a canine companion grieving for her owner post mortem.

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While similar stories of the grief of a pet losing their owner do exist across the internet, this particular case is actually an entirely act of loyalty and devotion.

dogDigging out this dirt crevice was actually a necessity for survival, as this gorgeous dog created the hole in the ground as shelter for her and her newborn pups,

as she was homeless and did not have an owner to care for her in this situation. The location beside a grave marker happened to just be pure coincidence.

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Dog Walks By A Car Playing Music. When He Hears It? So Funny!

Need a little extra bounce in your step? You’ve come to the right place then! This dog shows us all how to really enjoy life! He’s just hanging out, doing his doggy thing, but then he comes across this car in the street…

Many dogs will stop and bark at cars in the street. Others run away from them or begin chasing behind… This dog is so wonderfully different!

What he does? The bounce like a boss! With every beat he dips down and pops back up better than any celeb I’ve ever seen. Seriously, he is on point with those moves!

He might just be the coolest dog in the world.  What do you think? Have you ever seen a dog dance better than this one? Let me know in the COMMENTS. 

They Saved A Dog And Her Babies. But Nothing Prepared Them For What Happened Next.

You just never know what life will bring you. Hope for Paws is a rescue organization based out of Los Angeles.

It’s run by a husband and wife team dedicated to saving animals from homelessness, abuse, and neglect.

Over the past eight years, they’ve seen their fair share of tricky situations. The video above details one such situation. It starts with a pretty typical rescue.

The team goes in without much information and tries their hardest to help the animal in need. After a lot of back and forth with the dog, they finally succeed. And then…

…just when they think the rescue is almost over, a volunteer feels a paw on her knee.

That’s when the story takes an interesting, albeit scary, turn. Luckily, these dogs are in good hands and, well, you’ll see…

This video reminds us to look a little deeper and listen to our intuition: the volunteer knew something was wrong and acted.

The dog’s smile at the end is the greatest reward of rescue. I hope it inspires you all to do a little something for the homeless animals in your community: donate, foster, adopt, fundraise… the options are endless!

Heck, even a good SHARE on this video does a great job of spreading the word for animals everywhere!

Abandoned Dog Tied Up With Bungee Cords Rescued By Children In Detroit

In a heartwarming story, four boys – Kenny, Kenneth, Andrew and Kevin – were helping a woman move when they discovered the dog, tied up with bungee cords at an abandoned house.

They named the dog Sparkle.

Kenny, Kenneth, Andrew and Kevin took care of Sparkle until the rescue organization Detroit Pit Crew could help.dog

“You could tell they really love this dog,” Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue founder Theresa Sumpter said to WDIV. “They were protective of the dog and wanted to make sure the dog was going to a good place.”dogs

The Detroit Pit Crew (DPC) dog rescue is a non profit organization. Their mission, according to their website, is to rescue destitute dogs in Detroit, and are a crew of street volunteers that work together to get as many stray, injured, pregnant and destitute dogs off the streets as possible. Their rescue team spends most days out in the streets of Detroit, trapping strays and rescuing dogs out of desperate situations. They also bring to safety dogs that have been used for dog fighting or as bait dogs in dog fighting rings.

The boys were also compensated for their efforts, according to the Facebook page.

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5-Year-Old Is Mauled By Neighborhood Dog – Then Her Own Pit Bull Came Running

Pit bulls are often portrayed as the villain in news stories, but the one in this story that saved a little girl being mauled by another dog is a hero, says WSVN News in West Palm Beach.

Five-year-old Remayah Hernandez was playing outside with her friend when she tried to pet the neighbor’s Labrador retriever mix. That’s when the dog attacked, biting the little girl in the face, says her mother.

Luckily for Remayah (and unfortunately for the Lab mix) the family pit bull, Trigger, was in the backyard. When he noticed what was happening to Remayah, Trigger sprang into action. He jumped the fence and attacked the dog biting Remayah, killing the animal on the spot.

Later, Remayah summed up what happened to her. “He bit me in the face, and I went to the hospital because I got bitten by the lips,” she said. Her neighbor whose dog was responsible for the attack said he was stunned by the whole incident. “I sincerely believe inside of me that my dog is innocent,” he said. “It’s very unfortunate what happened, but I’m more worried about the girl, now that my dog is gone.”

Because the family used vacation money to pay for Remayah’s plastic surgery, a planned trip to Disney World had to be postponed. But they were able to raise the money again through a GoFundMe.com site and are looking to get a rain date on the calendar.

Check out WPTV’s video of the story, below.

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Mom’s Baby Is Trapped On The Bridge, Then A Stranger Does The Unbelievable…

It was just an ordinary day when, while taking an afternoon drive, a man spotted a beautiful brown mare standing on a wooden bridge. She was stopped dead in her tracks though, and the man could tell she was looking down at something small and white.

At first, the driver assumed the horse was simply taking in her nice surroundings. But as he moved in closer, it became clear that Mom was with her foal, and he was stuck in a terribly precarious position.

The brown and white foal was trapped in the slats of the bridge, helpless and frightened — and worst of all, there was nothing Mama could do but hope and pray for a miracle. The baby squeaks out, begging for his Mama to help him. I can’t imagine how this must’ve felt.

Thankfully, the amazing man behind the wheel jumped out of his car and decided to spring into action. He approached the frightened baby and truly went above and beyond — and you can tell that Mama was more than okay with allowing this stranger to step in. At the end, the foal is carried to safety across the bridge, then walks away with Mom by his side.

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