animal abuse

Abused Dog Now Working as Therapy Dog

Tango’s story is a beautiful picture of how much dogs love us humans. Even though he’d been abused and abandoned, this “mutt” is now a therapy dog for children and the elderly! Tango, from Abuse to Animal-assisted Therapy Tango works with…

Taiwan Bans Dog and Cat Meat

Taiwan is the first country in Asia to ban the human consumption of dog and cat meat within its territory. The legislature on the island has approved an amendment to modify the Animal Protection Law. Thus, prohibiting the slaughter of…

83 Animals Have Been Rescued From an Illegal Breeder

This rescue took place in the town of San Cristobal, in Colombia. Thanks to complaints from citizens, a team was able to rescue 83 animals from an illegal breeder. The breeder was dedicated to the illegal sale of pets.  An Illegal…

Dog Rescued from Locked Car Recovers in Shelter

Despite repeated warnings, irresponsible owners continue to leave their pets locked in their cars, putting them at risk of heat stroke and death. This time the news takes us to the municipality of Aspe in Alicante, Spain. There, the Civil Guard…

Abused Dogs and Pity

Animal abuse has, sadly, always existed. But today, thanks to the internet and social media, we are more aware of cases of animal abandonment and mistreatment than ever before.  Our first reaction when we hear these sad stories is likely…

Legislation Penalizes Animal Abuse in Quito, Ecuador

Animal abuse is a tragic reality worldwide. And, we think it’s safe to say that it’s been happening ever since humans inhabited the planet. However, with the technological advancements in communication, the issue is more transparent. Like the the Tango says: the struggle…

True Friendship Between Mistreated Dogs

Today we are telling a story that proves friendship has no limits. In fact, some misfortunes have a bright side. This is the story of Sammie and Simon. Sammie and Simon met in a situation that was extremely unpleasant for…

Dog Finds Love After 2 Years Chained Up

If you see a recent image of Violet, playing with a stuffed animal or happily going for a walk in a natural environment, you may find it hard to believe that this dog had never experienced human kindness and good…

Social Media Outcry After The Death Of Cholito

A woman, aided by two men, viciously beats a defenseless dog. Someone captures the moment with his phone camera and uploads it to the internet. The video soon becomes viral on social media. And of course, it provokes indignation among thousands…

Breaking: Three Puppies Rescued from a Tar Pit

It’s true: three puppies escaped from  tar pit, unscathed. We’re sharing this story with you because we believe you like happy endings, too!  Three Puppies in a Tar Pit Although we can’t claim that these three puppies were intentionally thrown…

A Baby Helps a Dog Overcomes her Past Abuse

After past abuse, a dog named Nora found the security she needed to overcome all her fears. How did she do it? She found support in an eleven-month-old baby. Basically, the baby helps a dog overcome her past abuse.

Neighbors Jump a Wall to Save a Chained Dog

When it comes to cruelty against animals, word has spread about the story of a chained dog. The dog was muzzled constantly. Fortunately, the neighbors jumped over a fence to help him. The animal remained muzzled and chained by its owner for…