Author Archives: Caroline Golon

11-YEAR-OLD GIRL ON A MISSION TO HELP PETS

When Lili Vaughn of Des Plains, Ill. adopted her dog, Bigby in 2011 from Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook, Ill, it changed her. When she learned about how much help shelters needed to care for homeless pets and find them … Continue reading

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SERVICE DOG GETS PHOTO IN SCHOOL YEARBOOK

Taxi the service dog is always by Rachel Benke’s side – even in her seventh grade yearbook! According to KENS-TV this year, Taxi sat for his own school photo and yearbook staff placed it next to Rachel’s picture, much to … Continue reading

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MAMA DOG OF THREE NURSES ORPHANED KITTEN TOO!

Roadhouse, a tiny black kitten, was miraculously found on the streets of New York City and brought to the Animal Haven shelter. The kitten was so young that she wasn’t weaned yet. The concerned staff at Animal Haven tried to … Continue reading

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ACTOR KEN WAHL HELPS CATS HELP VETERANS

Ken Wahl may be best known for his role in the ‘90’s cult cop drama Wiseguy, but now he’s an activist helping veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by pairing them with shelter pets. After a neck and spine … Continue reading

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RESCUE CAT IS NEW OWNER’S HIKING PARTNER

Everyone knows that cats like to climb things. But one rescue cat in Utah likes to climb really big things – like mountains! Craig Armstrong, a mountain climbing enthusiast, adopted Millie from Friends of Animals in Park City, Utah. He … Continue reading

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