This is the dramatic moment a group of people rescued a terrified deer that had been caught up in raging flood waters. The deer became stranded after heavy rain caused the Cedar River to overflow near Waterloo, Iowa. After the deer was seen struggling in the water, a Good Samaritan pulled on a life jacket and jumped into the fast-flowing river to save the distressed deer. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); With the help of other kind strangers, he was able to tie a rope around the helpless animal and lift it to safety where it was dropped off in a [More]
When the great people at Animal Aid Unlimited got a call about a street dog hiding in an abandoned basement of a building, nothing could prepare them for the horrific scene they were about to come across. The critically injured dog was lying lifeless on the floor when they found him, seemingly just wanting to die. It took nine weeks of daily bandaging and care to treat the maggot-infested wound on the poor pooch’s head, but as you can see at the end, he made an amazing recovery and is now loving life. Please note: this video contains some graphic [More]
People have a strange habit of wanting to adopt wild animals as pets. The more exotic the animal, the bigger the status symbol it is. Sadly, though, they have little regard for the creature’s needs or the manner in which they are meant to grow up. This orangutan was taken from her mother so she could be a pet. Little did the owner know, this would put a severe amount of stress on the baby ape. They have some of the highest rates of dependency on their mothers of any animals in the kingdom. This is because they need to [More]
When you think of animal rescue, you typically think of humans rescuing dogs and cats, right? Well, get ready for a story that will turn every idea you once had about animal rescue on its head. Ed Gernon went to a rescue facility and met a dog that he absolutely had to adopt. After filling out the necessary paperwork, he took the pup home and named him Rex. The adoptee had issues with other dogs and cats, but under Gernon’s guidance, he overcame his social anxiety and aggression. He’s now so friendly, in fact, that he’s even done a little [More]
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); The Earth is changing and rising temperatures are responsible for more and more car-related deaths each year. Two men at a local Michigan shopping center were quick to recognize an all-too familiar sight in a nearby parked car. Trapped inside the blue sports car were two small dogs. They were left helpless in the nearly 100 degree heat without so much a cracked window or a drink of water. After a failed attempt at shattering the window, one of the men tried again using a golf club. With mall security watching, the man was finally able [More]