Georgia Animal Rescuer in Urgent Need of Funds Puts Out Plea for Help

by Denise Carey-Costa It seems that those who have the least in life are the ones who give the most. Animal rescuer, Lynit Patterson-Sallions, a resident of Bowman, Georgia, has been active in the animal advocacy/rescue world for many years. She has selflessly saved multiple dogs that would otherwise have been killed; all were able […]

These Backyard Dogs Also Deserve a Christmas Stocking

by Denise Carey-Costa There is no Christmas stocking for a backyard dog. Those of us who love our dogs and treat them like family often spoil them this time of year. We boast of their Christmas stockings and their toy boxes as if our dogs were our children. But for the backyard dog, Christmas is […]

Niko – The Dog Facing Execution in VA without Evidence of Wrongdoing

by Denise Carey-Costa A tragic turn in the case regarding Niko the Staffordshire Terrier in Albemarle County Virginia has animal lovers, Pit Pull Advocates, and many others devastated. The dog and his owners Toni Stacy and Audrey Wells have been living a nightmare since December 2014 when Niko was accused of killing a cat. To […]

Two Pit Bulls Missing Under Suspicious Circumstances in North Carolina

by Denise Carey-Costa Every dog rescuer’s worst nightmare occurs when the dog or dogs they work so valiantly to rescue end up in the wrong hands or worst case scenario, dead. Yogi and Bullet were two male Pit Bulls rescued from Lisa Lewis Hendren a documented North Carolina dog flipper after a suspicious house fire […]

Bastrop Killers—The Brutal Murder of Defenseless Animals in Louisiana

 (The following story has been reprinted from Pet Rescue Report with the permission of the author.) by Denise Carey-Costa Bastrop, Louisiana located in Morehouse Parish boasts scenic drives and breathtaking views via its Chamber of Commerce. Their motto is “The city of spirit, pride and progress.” But something dark and sinister lurks among the scenic […]

Extreme Abuse Left Dog Nearly Dead in Louisiana

This story has been reposted from Pet Rescue Report with the permission of the author. In the wake of recent horrific findings at the Bastrop Louisiana Kill Pens in Bastrop, Louisiana another heinous crime has been committed against an animal; this time in Wardville, Louisiana.   And the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is doing nothing about […]

The Other Side of the Proverbial Nest

  The Other Side of the Proverbial Nest by Amy Lignor   It is a fact that there are many good people (even if you don’t hear about them because of the horror shows bad people put on all the time) who want nothing more than to save animals in need. Which is great. However, […]

Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance

  Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance By Amy Lignor   It is not an overstatement to say that dogs and cats crave a home of love, friendship, loyalty and kindness – the four attributes they offer to the owner who shows them the same. The numbers for those animals that have been lost, […]

Sometimes a Hero Needs a Helping Hand

  by Denise Carey-Costa Modern day news stories are filled with stories of desperation, violence and disasters. It’s not often we hear about the heroes in the world, those going above and beyond to help their fellow man and/or fellow creatures. Stephanie Fariss, a resident of Chicago, Illinois was inspired by the wonderful works of […]

Prejudice and Discrimination Causing Louisiana Dog and his Family to Suffer

  by Denise Carey-Costa In the summer of 2012, dog lovers and animal advocates around the world mourned the judicial murder of Tony, Wicca, and Lenox. All were Pit Bulls, all lived in different parts of the world. In August 2015 people rejoiced when Lefty, another Pit Bull was returned to his family after a […]

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