In the age of the viral doggo, shelters and rescue organizations are recognizing the need to hop aboard the meme train — or risk getting left behind.
Every pet deserves a loving home.
Sgt. Aaron Thompson quickly decided to punch his way through the ice to rescue the boy, who had crashed through the surface while chasing his dog Christmas evening.
Because every pet deserves a second chance.
Dogs > Humans
In her short life, she has already saved 52 people from different accidents and disasters.
The country icon has even taken in some of the pups herself.
Complete strangers used what they had to make dozens of rescues in Orange and other small communities along the Texas–Louisiana border Wednesday as they waited for officials to arrive.
As heavy rains battered Houston for a third day, thousands of residents have been forced to abandon their homes for increasingly crowded shelters.
The local news reporter noticed a man trapped in a semi-trailer truck and flagged down sheriff's deputies to rescue him.
Their breed may be mini, but their hearts are giant.
"Todd Kohlhepp shot Charlie Carver three times in the chest, wrapped him in a blue tarp, put him in the bucket of the tractor, locked me down here."
The world is not a completely hopeless place.
"Don't cry for me." —Your shrunken pants
They're the most vicious dog breed ever to walk the Earth.
There were a few achhe din as well.
Norman, a red-footed booby, spent months under heat lamps as he was nursed back to health for his return trip home to the Cayman Islands.
Please someone, save the cows!
The girl was trapped under rubble for two hours.
The cats are believed to have survived on rainwater while trapped.
Rescue operations had to be suspended Thursday after the high-altitude cable cars stopped working over Mont Blanc, leaving 33 passengers stranded in adverse weather conditions until they were rescued in the morning.
The pup had no food or water the entire time he was trapped in the ruins of his family's home.
The Bengal tiger was one of more than a dozen animals rescued from what has been dubbed the "world's worst zoo" in the Gaza Strip.
Meet (a) Miracle.
The woman and her dog were rescued from rising floodwaters in Louisiana just as their car became completely submerged.
And soon, she'll be up for adoption.
"I think I just became a Ravens fan."
William Durden fell off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico without a lifejacket.
The soldiers died after their vehicle overturned while crossing a flooded creek. Three other soldiers were rescued alive.
Officials aren't quite sure how it got down there.
California police named the pup Freeway Frida after rescuing her over the weekend.
The Canadian tourist said he put the animal in his car at Yellowstone because he thought it was cold, but later realized his actions were wrong. The calf later had to be euthanized.
It took more than 24 hours to find the missing one-week-old alpaca, who was trapped in a dirt hole with only its head sticking out.
A wonderful birth announcement from the International Rhino Foundation!
Life advice: Be more like Duchess.
Carolyn and Rachel Lloyd from North Carolina spent four nights lost in the cold New Zealand wilderness.
Rescuers in Russia had to scramble to break up shallow sea ice so the orcas could breathe and reach deeper water.
The woman and her dog survived in Arizona's wilderness for nine days by drinking pond water. They were saved after rescuers spotted a "help" sign made out of sticks.
This will for sure be the cutest thing you see all day.
Go forth, tiny pup.
He's your one true bae.
Grab your tissues, people.
The best kind of story. <3 <3 <3
The Syrian migrant was a survivor on a capsized vessel in the Aegean Sea, rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard. 27 people died in the shipwreck.