Sam Shearer lives in Seattle, Washington. When not writing or teaching online, he can be found catching up on his reading list or running with his dog.
They all look like winners in my book. It’s a sure thing that they’ll find a loving home soon!
It’s not always easy to do the right thing, but one man’s act of care and protection for an injured puppy is the perfect reminder that it’s always worth it.
Kuu-chan loves the cold weather and frolicking in the snow so much that she doesn’t even realize how it clings to her coat.
They were scheduled to be euthanized because they were so sick — but Vet Ranch and Abandoned Pet Project worked tirelessly to save as many of them as they could!
Kelly Skinner and her fiancée rushed their dog to the veterinarian when he began choking. Fortunately, she knew exactly what to do. Do you?
Archer the Husky is used to getting his way. While his little sister Leia might be the spoiled one, he’s still got that typical Husky attitude!
Cleaning, fostering, and caring for these cats as they wait for their forever homes and recover from disease takes a huge amount of energy and care. But it’s all worth it to see them clean and healthy!
After watching the six movies, the hired “Director of Doggie Flicks” will write a 1,000-word blog post for Pettable’s site.
The Dog Aging Project aims to collect data that could help scientists expand the healthspan — the number of years free from disease and disability — of dogs and humans, and they need the help of every dog lover they can get!
Through a series of viral TikTok videos, dog owner Taylor Huerta has shared her insights into the fascinating world of dog psychology.
Although his appearance is a bit alien, Xherdan is your typical cat — he loves to nap in the sun, get his way, and, of course, be adored by his family and fans on social media.
The housing market is seeing some ludicrous prices right now, but this one takes the cake!
Topsey made a splash when she appeared on the pitch at a soccer game and was christened the “Hillsborough Cat.” Now, she has been reunited with family and faces a road to recovery from injuries she sustained during her months away from home.
Jacobs was starting to give up hope that the dog he’d raised from a puppy was still alive. Then, his daughter got a call.
The poll of 400 adults, commissioned by luxury dog grooming product company Rowan, had a few other surprising finds.
Inspired by other cat-friendly furniture that they had seen online, the family decided to give Jasper something much better than a front row seat.
Impressed by Sundae’s dedication, her owner declared, “I’m never leaving her alone again!”
Nearly two days had passed without much progress, but the community continued to respond.
“When we are with animals, we can believe in pure and true feelings. Through them, we discover the simplest way to be happy, which is to give and receive love unconditionally.”
The neighborhood has plenty of abandoned homes that offer precarious shelter and are difficult to navigate. If they wanted to keep this pittie safe, they’d need to get to her, wherever she was, and coax her out.
Shorty’s story goes to show that adopting senior pups can be a challenge, but it is so, so rewarding!
An investigation is ongoing, though in the meantime shelters and nonprofits have stepped up to take care of and rehabilitate the cats and other animals found on site.
After being nursed back to health by a family in the area, this pup was picked up by John from Ruff Riders Animal Transport, a man who has a heart for animals.
She thought her world was complete with her hound dogs Benjamin and Ginger, along with her Labrador, Biu Biu. But she was about to meet the newest member of her little family, who sat in a small cardboard box in the living room.
As part of the Tail Waggin’ Tutors program, Booker acts as something of a mascot for high achievement at the school and beyond.
First reported in dogs that had visited Yorkshire beaches, the illness has spread inland even as authorities rule out pollutants and other potential causes.
Because she wasn’t microchipped, Yavetz put out a call on his social media for any leads to track down her family. Plenty of responses followed, but they were mostly from online strangers who had fallen in love with the adorable kitten!
Humor aside, the PSA is an important reminder about harsh winters in New England and beyond.
Willow is the first cat to live in the White House since President George W. Bush’s cat India passed in January, 2009.
Now, Hugo has a happy forever home and is totally capable — he plays fetch, races his brother, and enjoys life to the fullest.
When one very cute Golden Retriever puppy suddenly needed his mama, a hilariously sweet moment ensued.
Tiona knew that Olivia could open her heart if she could just realize that she was safe. Time passed, but the injured dog was wary.
While this is the first time that dogs are allowed en masse, the island has actually been home to a small troupe of dogs that are trained for a very special purpose.
For one cat owner, a particularly rude early awakening was the last straw, and he began to plot revenge.
Now, more than two years later, an update video shows that Nova has grown into an amazing best friend for baby Simon!
While it took the team only about 20 minutes to free Buddy from the wall, that was just the start. His body was healthy, but his spirits were low without his family nearby.