Rescue Story: Dudley

Sent to us from Shannon in San Francisco, California! Thank you Shannon and Dudley! Dudley is literally the best thing that has ever happened to us. We adopted him when he was about a year old. For the first several months of our time together, he had intense separation anxiety, making us think he was…

Rescue Story: Bucky

This story was sent to us from Sheri in Florida. Thank you! We adopted our little “Bucky” in September of 2014. He was two years old. It all began when we sold our condominium and bought a home – simply so we could once again have a dog. We knew we might have to wait,…

Rescue Story: Autumn the Pitbull

Mom wants me to go play in the snow, but I said no thanks! I'm just fine here snuggling Peanut. 🥜 #pitbullsofinstagram #pitbulls #pitbullsarelove A post shared by Autumn Koscs (@autumn_the_pit) on Feb 9, 2017 at 8:06am PST This story was shared with us by Kristen from New Jersey. Thank you, Kristen! You can follow…

Rescue Story: Ra Ra James, adopting a Greyhound race dog.

We bought James, or Ra Ra James, was his racing name, in February 2010 when he was 3 years old. James is a greyhound through the South Australian Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP). This program puts ex racing dogs into foster homes to test whether they are ok to be adopted. Some dogs are, some aren’t….

Rescue Story: Roscoe

This story was sent to us by Kelly from Hawaii. Thank you, Kelly! Roscoe came into my life at a very difficult time of my life. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, I ended up homeless, living on the beaches of Hawaii. I know, that doesn’t sound so bad, but you try living through a severe…

Rescue Story: Benny

This rescue story was sent to us by Sandy from Arizona and goes to show that with a lot of love and care, any dog can be given a new home. My name is Sandy and in 2009 I rescued a dog named Benny. He was found tied up to a tree in the dry arid…

Rescue Story: Lightfoot

A wonderful rescue story about an abused and neglected dog who was looking for his forever home… and found it! Ten years ago, the week before Mother’s Day, my partner and I were driving down a highly traveled road in rural Virginia on our way to a jobsite. Halfway to work it started raining and…

Rescue Story: Jack, Eadie, Nadia, and Aden.

This incredible story was sent to us from Sam Tarhan. Thank you, Sam, for sharing your story and for giving a loving home to so many dogs in need. I adopted my very first rescue dog in 2009 after I had become disabled due to a hit and run. The dog’s name was Jack he…

Rescue Story: Sophie the Husky

 When we asked our petition supporters to share stories of their rescue dogs, we couldn’t believe the response! There were so many entries that our website crashed. We’ve been reading through them and they’re all so wonderful and we’re very excited to share our first doggopupper rescue story! This was sent to us by Robert…

Police department training puppy to be a comfort dog!

“She will be a dog that you can come up and hug and that you can interact with a lot,” Officer Niki Diehl of the Sterling Police Department in Illinois told local ABC news. The two month old puppy named Brinkley already has her own Facebook page with hundreds of followers. She’ll be helping people feel…

Dog with ears and nose chopped off could be a victim of dogfighting.

Baron, the rottweiler mix found abandoned and severely injured with both ears and his nose mutilated, was likely a victim of dogfighting. Dogfighting is an absolutely disgusting and inhumane practice that is unfortunately still too common in our society. Not only are the dogs forced to hurt one another, the people who fight them will often…

Share your rescue dog story.

We want to hear your rescue dog story! Our dogs mean so much to all of us and we mean the world to them. Have you rescued a dog that was in need of a home? Please tell us your story using the form below. It’s important that we share these stories because there are so many…