animal rescue

  • 13 best animal rescue and advocacy campaigns for 2013

    13 best animal rescue and advocacy campaigns for 2013

    Welcome to the first year of the rest of your life. And their lives. Here at DogTime, we’re committed to making the world a better place for companion animals. So for 2013, we’re spotlighting 13 successes of the sheltering world and the folks behind them. Our hope is that those who care about dogs and […]

  • Animals of Hurricane Sandy: You can help

    Animals of Hurricane Sandy: You can help

    Superstorm Sandy continues to wreak havoc along the East Coast, triggering power outages, fires, and tremendous flooding in areas of New York and New Jersey. With entire towns under water, rescuers are frantically working to bring relief and supplies to individuals stranded in the most devastated areas. Our pets are among the most vulnerable during […]

  • Take a chance on an animal — and its shelter

    Take a chance on an animal — and its shelter

    DogTime editor Leslie Smith examines the mentality of people who claim they could never work at a shelter because they "love animals too much" and other excuses.

  • Amid earthquake devastation, dogs in Japan are epitome of loyalty

    Amid earthquake devastation, dogs in Japan are epitome of loyalty

    Spoiler alert: Both dogs have been rescued by Kenn Sakurai and his team, and are in the care of professionals. There’s nothing dramatic, in the conventional sense, about this clip. You simply witness compassion in its purest and most honest form, a subtly moving tribute of one dog’s loyalty to his injured companion. Many […]

  • Animal abuse registry — and why the HSUS’s Wayne Pacelle opposes it

    Animal abuse registry — and why the HSUS’s Wayne Pacelle opposes it

    Yesterday I received two emails from two different animal welfare groups taking opposing views on the same topic. The first came from the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), and featured a photo of Justin, the 19-pound Doberman found starving and on the brink of death in a foreclosed home. The ALDF was reporting two […]

  • Prevent euthanasia for 500 Gulf animals — vote every day in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge

    Prevent euthanasia for 500 Gulf animals — vote every day in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge

    Though it’s been over six months since the BP oil spill, the first thing you see on the homepage of Louisiana’s St. Bernard’s Parish animal shelter is this: The BP Oil Spill disaster has had a devastating effect on the animals of St. Bernard Parish.  Dogs and cats by the scores are being surrendered to […]