Newspaper Fosters Rescue Dogs Until They Find New Homes

Nothing like some adorable rescue dogs (are there any other kind?) to bring us all together. While so many are busy ripping apart “The Media” during this election season here is one small city newspaper we can all love. The Greenville News in Greenville, South Carolina has a program where they foster a rescue pup until he or she finds a new home. The Newshound program started last year. The paper’s staff fostered and found homes for five dogs. This

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“Emotional Support Duck” Spotted Waddling Down Aisle Of North Carolina Flight

Just when you think you’ve seen it all on a flight, along comes Daniel the emotional support duck. An amused passenger spotted Daniel this weekend on a flight from Charlotte to Asheville, North Carolina. Author Mark Essig tweeted he watched this duck waddle on board like he belonged. He also mentioned Daniel was wearing a Captain America diaper and little red shoes over his webbed feet. Daniel’s human is Carla Fitzgerald. She tells the Citizen Herald that she was in

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Bridesmaids Hold Rescue Puppies Instead Of Bouquets

Rescue puppies, talk about the perfect “Something Borrowed” for an incredible wedding. That’s what one bride who has dedicated herself to rescuing animals made happen for her special day. TheDodo.com has a great story about the wedding of Sarah Mollouck and Matt Crain. Sarah works for Pitties Love Peace which is a rescue organization in Pennsylvania. Sarah and Matt have three rescue dogs and they foster puppies and dogs who are looking for forever homes. They figured it would be

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High School Cross Country Team Trains With Shelter Dogs

Talk about the best idea for a high school cross country workout ever! Students from St. Joseph’s High School in Santa Maria, CA took shelter dogs out for their morning run. The idea is the brainchild of Coach Luis Escobar. Coach Escobar explained on Facebook, “Each team member was assigned a dog and we went out for a couple miles around the shelter. I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun…the dogs or the kids.”

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Runner Adopting Dog Who Followed Him Through Gobi Desert Race

Extreme runner Dion Leonard has had some incredible experiences as he’s run ultra-marathons around the world. The week-long race he recently ran through China’s Gobi Desert is one he will never forget. Leonard might’ve been keeping an eye out for competitors. Instead, he caught the eye of a little dog who decided to go along for the run through the desert. That would’ve been cute for a mile or two. This dog would not give up. She followed Leonard for

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Meet The Woman Reuniting Military Dogs With Their Veterans

Flight attendant Molli Oliver has two great passions–military dogs and veterans who have given brave service to the United States. She’s now on a mission to bring valiant partners back together again. She’s reuniting retiring military dogs with the veterans they served alongside. And she’s doing it at her own expense. Come along as she makes another one of these magical reunions happen. United.com has a little bit more information on the wonderful Molli Oliver. How she’s a Los Angeles-based

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NFL Player Asks To Adopt Shelter Dog That’s “Been Here A Long Time”

Plenty of good hearts walk into rescue shelters looking to adopt a shelter dog. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ronnie Stanley and his girlfriend had even a higher mission when they went to BARCS. The shelter shares the story on their Facebook page where they say Stanley specifically asked, “We are looking for a dog that’s been here a long time and maybe not-so-adoptable.” They met a number of dogs, but Stanley knew he’d found his pup when he met Winter. She’s a 6-year-old

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Surprise Ball Pit Party For Dog Birthdays

What? Throw a party for dog birthdays? How crazy is that? I would never! Well, actually, yes, I have. I’ve thrown more than one party for my DarlaDog. Complete with doggie birthday cake. The cake and other dog friends at the park was Darla’s idea of happy that year. I had to pull out the photo album and reminisce when I saw this story. The humans attached to Laki, Shelby, and Maya knew what their Golden Retrievers would love—balls.  Lots

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Ad Seeking “Tortoise Walker” Gets Overwhelming Response

Wanted: A devoted animal lover to be a tortoise walker in New York’s Central Park. Jaded New Yorkers might think they’ve seen it all, but a tortoise making his way through Central Park can still turn heads. Amanda Green has had her beloved African tortoise, Henry, for the last couple of years. Lately, she’s been feeling guilty that she can’t walk him enough. So, she put an ad on Craig’s List. That brought a stampede of job applicants. And the

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Can Puppies Cure Boredom?

SoulPancake and Puppy Chow teamed up to share the #PowerofPuppies at a preschool, retirement home, and gym. Share http://bit.ly/pwrofppys with someone that needs the power of puppies in their lives! For every video view, Puppy Chow will donate one pound of Puppy Chow Natural to Rescue Bank® (up to 500,000 pounds or until April 23, 2016). For some inspirational stories about being a mom, marriage, and finding hope, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s

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