googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Traveling the world with a piano not far behind him, Dotan Negrin loves to set up shop on city streets to stop passersby in their tracks. After six years of traveling, he brought his piano back to New York City where it all began in 2010, but this time, he wasn’t alone. A musician by the name of Ada Pasternak was sitting on the curb nearby when Negrin had an awesome idea. Why not ask her to join him? The two of them took everyone’s breath away with their impromptu street performance. Say what you want [More]
On a daily basis, police officers protect innocent people and put criminals away. This is a huge and important job in and of itself, but many of them take the time to make people’s lives easier — like the cops below. Whether they’re helping a person fix a flat tire or buying essential items for the homeless, these officers go above and beyond their duties in these awesome acts of kindness. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); 1. An officer tied a sick old man’s shoelaces for him. Reddit / somaliansilver googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); 2. These kindhearted cops raised money and [More]
Even the simplest act of kindness can make someone’s day and inspire them to pay it forward. Ripple, a short film from Singapore, tells a story about a man who wants nothing more than to pay tribute to a stranger’s good deed that moved him decades ago. As the story unfolds, something beautiful happens that nearly forced me to tears. (Source: Viddsee) What an amazing little film. This is a testament to how a simple act of caring can create an endless ripple of good. I only hope that you, dear reader, are able to pay it forward after watching this. [More]
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Depending on how you look at him, you could say that this adorable little dog walks like a human, like a T-Rex, or like a kangaroo. Crest, a precious rescue dog, was scheduled to be euthanized due to the fact that he had no mobility in his front legs. Luckily for the little guy, the amazing people at Vet Ranch took him in and gave him the surgery he so desperately needed. Now that he’s healing, they hope that Crest will be adopted into a loving home to get the affection he deserves. What a strong [More]
The Ringstaff family motto is simple. As they say, “We can’t save the world, but we can do something about the one in front of us,” so when the caring crew saw a large dog lying by the side of the road, they immediately turned around to help. They thought that the dog had been hit by a car, but he was actually fine. He was, however, lying next to another dog that had sadly been killed. Based on his body language, they determined that this brave guy was grieving the loss of his friend. The family couldn’t get the [More]
Our friends at Hope For Paws recently got a call about a small dog living in an industrial area. They were told the dog was covered in filth and was too scared to let anyone near him. When animal rescuers Eldad Hagar and Lisa Arturo arrived on the scene, they quickly secured the area so the pup couldn’t run into the street. As they got closer, they found out that this dog being scared of people was no joke. The terrified little guy ran around but eventually hid in a bush when he became too tired. You’ll want to see [More]
Sherri, the owner of West Coast Animal Rescue, had been overwhelmed with stress for a while. Her passion was finding a home for dogs in need, but her animal rescue had been struggling. So, she planned to throw a huge adoption event, in hopes of finding forever homes for the dogs that had been at her shelter for a while. At the beginning of this video, she thought she was being shut down before the event could even happen — then, she was rescued herself! If you’d like to help out West Coast Animal Rescue and adopt any dogs yourself, [More]
At the Humane Society of Missouri, a unique and incredible experiment is underway. Called the Shelter Buddies Reading Program, the project’s goal is to help antisocial and hyperactive dogs develop the social skills they need to get adopted. By enlisting the help of young children who love reading, the Humane Society hopes that these sessions will help animals come out of their shells. When you see how the pups respond, you’ll realize that this program is a home run. The method shown here helps dogs learn to come to the front of their cages when potential adopters walk by. If [More]
Our friend Simon from the Wildlife Aid Foundation is back with yet another daring animal rescue. This time it was a feisty deer that was giving him a hard time. The doe had got herself completely stuck between the bars of a metal fence. It’s a situation that Simon sees all too often, because when deer are able to fit their shoulders through a space, they think they’ll be able to get the rest through as well. As you can see here, that’s not always the case… Luckily the deer didn’t have any injuries, so there was no need to [More]
Larsen Jay is a man who thoroughly believes that flowers not only bring joy to people’s lives, but that they also have the power to heal. In 2007, Jay was confined to a hospital bed after falling from a ladder. The accident meant he had to endure a long and painful recovery, but fortunately for him, he received plenty of visitors bearing gifts of cards and flowers. Once he got better and was able to move around the hospital, Jay noticed that there were plenty of rooms without any blooms. That’s when he decided to do his best to brighten [More]