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Peachy The Warrior Princess: From puppy mill to advocate

Peachy The Warrior Princess: From puppy mill to advocate
A once terrified puppy mill dog that graduated to therapy dog after she was rescued is now inspiring others even after she’s passed to the rainbow bridge. The woman that adopted her is now hoping to educate the world about puppy mills, pet stores and adopting older pets and finding homes for harder to adopt... Read more »

When a breeder goes bad: Over 30 dogs rescued near Medaryville

When a breeder goes bad: Over 30 dogs rescued near Medaryville
In Northern Indiana, rescuers are still trying to pick up the pieces after they stepped in to save over 30 dogs at a breeding operation gone bad. When they arrived at the property in rural Medaryville, Indiana just before Independence Day, they found dogs and the man who bred them living in filth beyond belief.... Read more »

Jack Sparrow’s bucket list

Jack Sparrow’s bucket list
Jack Sparrow is getting the happy ending he deserves…no matter how short that time may be. Friday, his rescuers got the sad news that the sweet dog that had been so incredibly abused has several aggressive cancers. Now they are working on what they call Jack Sparrow’s bucket list – a list of fun and cool... Read more »
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One Tail at a Time: A special home for Eli

One Tail at a Time: A special home for Eli
Sometimes all a pet needs for a happy ending is some creative thinking and a little bit of time. That is very much the case for Eli – a dog that is now living like a king at a memory care facility in a Morton Grove. The good news was that One Tail at a... Read more »

Michael Vick: Why we shouldn’t let it go

Michael Vick: Why we shouldn’t let it go
When a fellow friend in animal rescue announced Friday night she was disavowing herself from her beloved New York Jets, I knew what was coming next. Michael Vick had a new team. Within a few minutes the social media channels were hot as animal lovers from around the country spewed their anger. In a couple... Read more »

Wagging Hearts Rescue: Jack Sparrow needs help after another setback

Wagging Hearts Rescue: Jack Sparrow needs help after another setback
Tonight, a lot of folks in rescue are praying for a special dog by the name of Jack Sparrow. He’s the sweetheart of a dog that ended up at Waukegan Animal Control last weekend as a stray and was taken in by Wagging Hearts Rescue. He came in with an infected eye that turned out... Read more »
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Soul mates: A young boy and his dog show true meaning of love

Soul mates: A young boy and his dog show true meaning of love
True soul mates – A little boy with a rare condition…an abandoned dog with three legs. When they met, it was a match made in heaven and brought them both out of their shells. Here’s the story of 7-year-old Owen Howkins and Haatchi – a dog left tied to train tracks (and lost a leg).... Read more »

Rocky the boxer needs a happy ending

Rocky has the heart and soul of a champion. All this boxer needs now is for a winning team to step up and give him a second chance at the happy ending that has eluded him the first time around. Do you know anyone that could step up and give him a home? Rocky is... Read more »

Alleged Petland puppy thief surrenders: What about Petland?

Alleged Petland puppy thief surrenders: What about Petland?
A woman accused of stealing three puppies from three different Petland stores has turned herself into authorities according to news reports. Shelly R. Hess is facing charges in St. Charles, Missouri while the investigation continues in suburban Chicago. The big question remains – while the alleged Petland puppy thief faces charges will the main stream... Read more »
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Dog rescued from hoarder's fire inspires Safe Humane Chicago concert

Inspiration comes in many forms. A song. An event. Or, a special pet. For pianist Ira Goodkin, all three have inspired him for a special concert next weekend that will raise funds for Safe Humane Chicago. Classic Connections will be at PianoForte Studies and Foundation at 1335 South Michigan Avenue. The idea for such collaboration... Read more »
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