Sun, Dec 26 | By Amy Lieberman | 4
Initiative sets 1.5 million adoptions as target goal. Home 4 the Holidays is hoping that its annual adoption campaign will find 1.5 million homeless animals new, forever homes this winter -- but the goal is really just one solid adoptio… more ›
Fri, Dec 17 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 5
End of the year marks progress for animal rights. Last week, the ASPCA recapped highlights from their work throughout 2010 on behalf of companion and farm animals. With the deep involvement of concerned individuals who wrote legislators … more ›
Sun, Dec 12 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 6
Zootoo's top picks for Favorite Furry Friend. Here at Zootoo, we celebrate those pets and other animals who achieved amazing feats, worked tirelessly to rescue humans, and touched our hearts with their inspiring stories. 1. … more ›
Sun, Nov 28 | By Kris O'Donnell | 12
Pony survives Hurricane Katrina to become symbol of hope.
Whether she’s visiting nursing homes, hospitals or schools, Molly the Appaloosa Pony never fails to make a lasting impression. That’s because Molly gets around on only three legs.
Fri, Oct 22 | By Kris O'Donnell | 9
A Chicago police dog beats arthritis with stem cell treatment. Dasty is a happy five-year-old German shepherd who loves to be around people. He’s also very active, spending his days as a member of the Chicago Police Department’s canine unit… more ›
Thu, Oct 14 | By Ashley A. Weaver | 23
This unique group is expanding its mission to reach more dogs in need. When you think of animal rescue advocates, you may not immediately picture tough-looking, tattooed guys educating children and families about the mistreatment of animals. Ho… more ›
Fri, Sep 24 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 6
Four-legged friends find freedom at Farm Sanctuary. NASHUA, N.H.─ His great escape story made national news this summer, reported along with a spate of transport accidents that left livestock dead on the road or scrambling for their lives. more ›
Wed, Sep 8 | By Diane Herbst | 18
Originally published August 2010 at www.tonic.com/article/small-la-dogs-facing-death-find-love-hundreds-of-miles-away/ This unique program shuttles an overabundance of Chihuahuas and other small breeds from L.A. shelters to the Humane Society o… more ›
Thu, Sep 2 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 9
Zootoo celebrates some of our favorite service animals. Pets and animals provide humans with so many gifts — fun, companionship, and love. But some extraordinary animals go above and beyond the bond between humans and pets. In honor of… more ›
Wed, Aug 25 | By Katie Leavitt | 12
Originally published August 2010 at Tonic.
Never underestimate the power of a strong doggie paddle!
Every summer hoards of beach-goers swarm the Italian coasts, and each year, the Italian Coast Guard estimates they rescue 3,000 people.
Mon, Aug 23 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3
Our favorite real-life survival stories. Every pet thinks that their human is a hero. The unconditional love that bonds an animal to their family is immeasurable. But certain humans have gone above and beyond traditional loyalty to prove their … more ›
Wed, Aug 18 | By Marc Hertz | 11
Story originally published on Tonic. A dog named Faith inspires others simply by being able to walk with just her two hind legs. There are some things you have to see to believe, and Faith is one of those. She's a labrador-chow mix born w… more ›
Sat, Aug 14 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 16
Thanks to the HSUS and Blaze’s Tribute Equine Rescue, 17 horses have the chance to be adopted into loving forever homes. For 17 horses in Oklahoma, the path to rescue has been long and difficult, but has a happy ending at last. On Thurs… more ›
Fri, Aug 13 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 7
“Through a Dog’s Eyes,” a primetime PBS documentary, follows the journey that recipients go through as they meet their new best friend — a Canine Assistants dog. For hundreds of people with disabilities, service animals are a vital life… more ›
Thu, Aug 12 | By Sam Brand | 9
Story originally published August 2010 on www.tonic.com/article/gene-hackman-gets-behind-200-retired-chimpanzees/ The actor and novelist takes up the cause of hundreds of former victims of animal testing currently threatened with a return trip … more ›
We’ve all grown accustomed to the many fundraisers and charitable events that the pet industry produces for homeless pets. From pet food companies… more ›