Heroes

Celebrate the animals who go above and beyond in showing their devotion and loyalty to humans. We salute the heroes of these inspiring stories of rescue, service, and courage. more ›

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Fri, Nov 30 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Canine's amazing journey ends in care of loving owner. Lying in the critical care unit at Angell Animal Medical, Blackie, a Cairn terrier mix, really needed a friend. The dog had plunged through a fourth-floor apartment window in Lawrenc… more ›

Dog Survives Four-Story Fall, Finds New Home

Sat, Nov 24 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 2

Rescue group helps horses in peril reach peaceful retirement at last. In the 1990s, a bay thoroughbred named Stella Artois raced at tracks up and down the East Coast. Her stable mate, a black thoroughbred named Samuel Adams, ran one rac… more ›

Abandoned Thoroughbreds Find Happy Endings

Thu, Nov 15 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Initiative encourages individuals to fight animal cruelty. With Thanksgiving Day coming soon, actress Shannon Elizabeth is inviting Americans to include a gesture about kindness to animals in their celebration by "adopting a turkey," ins… more ›

Adopt a Turkey Celebrates Thanksgiving With a Heart

Thu, Nov 1 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

How you can assist shelters in need following the superstorm. After Hurricane Sandy tore through the East Coast, many shelters from Virginia to Canada were left in need of resources and help due to damage sustained during the superstorm… more ›

Helping Pets in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath

Tue, Oct 23 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Initiative seeks to change reputation of misunderstood breed. Pit bulls once enjoyed a reputation as trusted family pets before the media gave the entire breed a black eye. "No type of dog is more misunderstood, mistreated,… more ›

Celebrate National Pit Bull Awareness Day

Sun, Oct 7 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Five easy ways to promote pet adoption throughout October. When individuals give a loving forever home to a furry companion, every day is a cause for celebrating pet adoption. And this month, the ASPCA and other rescue organizations are increas… more ›

Celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

Thu, Oct 4 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Contest boosts adoption rates from coast to coast. Lloyd, the Labrador retriever mix, came up aces on Day One of the ASPCA/Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. He found a new home. He also helped his human friends at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter … more ›

ASPCA/Rachael Ray Challenge Finds Homes for Thousands of Pets

Thu, Aug 2 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Global initiative promotes service canines. For dog owners, every four-legged friend provides limitless help in the form of comfort, companionship, and fun. But certain canines go above and beyond this bond to provide assistance to their… more ›

Celebrate International Assistance Dog Week

Sun, Jul 22 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Fortunate feline lives through dramatic high-rise accident. Sugar, the cat, survived a 19-story fall from a downtown Boston high rise, according to Jennifer Wooliscroft, spokeswoman for the Animal Rescue League of Boston. Th… more ›

Cat Survives 19-Story Fall

Wed, Jul 18 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Creative campaigns use social media to raise awareness. George, the cat, beat the odds. He made it out of the shelter and found a new home with Dan Harris, weekend anchorman at Good Morning America. Practically, that also me… more ›

Pet Adoptions Go Viral

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