Dog Meat To Be BANNED at China’s Annual Yulin Festival

May 18, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Animals, TRUTH |

If you’re an animal lover, we probably don’t need to tell you all the gory details about the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. In short, the festival is held every year to mark the summer solstice, in which thousands of dogs and cats are brutally bludgeoned to death and sold for their meat. 

At its height, the Yulin Festival was said to be responsible for 10,000 to 15,000 slaughtered dogs. In 2014 that figure was reported as dropping to 2,000 to 3,000. Reliable sources put last year’s numbers under 1,000. Given the attention that this horrific festival has been given from activists and celebrities alike, it wouldn’t be far off to suggest that changing public opinion is behind this decline.

But now there is finally good news for the millions of animal lovers worldwide that have been tirelessly fighting to stop the festival for years…

According to a press release from Humane Society International, the Yulin government is set to prohibit restaurants, street vendors, and market traders from selling dog meat at the event. This is a huge milestone for animals! 


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The World’s Last Male White Rhino Placed Under 24-Hour Armed Guard In Kenya

May 1, 2017 | 2 Comments » | Topics: Animals |

Out in the vast wilds of Kenya’s southern savanna, the singular remnant of a once wide-ranging subspecies of rhinoceros stands precariously close to the edge of extinction. The Northern White Rhino, which once ranged over much of the central and eastern regions of the African continent, is staring down the barrel of a gun – literally.

Only a single male by the name of Sudan is left in the wild. Luckily, he doesn’t stand alone.

Rangers from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy guard Sudan 24/7 in an desperate effort to protect him from harm.



Meet Cyrus, the Dog that Stalks His Owner All the Time

April 25, 2017 | 4 Comments » | Topics: Animals |

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Cyrus is a 2-year-old bullmastiff from Perth, Australia, who has a bit of an obsession with his owner, Lauren Birney.

The overly-attached dog really likes to “stalk” his owner wherever she goes in the house. Sometimes, Birney doesn’t even notice he’s there until he makes a noise.

According to Birney, she thinks that Cyrus simply likes to keep an eye on her.

Apart from being a total creeper, Cyrus is also a lifesaver. He donates blood every four months to an emergency vet in his hometown.

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This One Goes Out To All Those Who Have Experienced The Joys Of Owning A Dog

April 20, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |


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Sylvester Stallone’s Beautiful Tribute To His Old Dog Butkus

April 4, 2017 | 4 Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |


Anyone who’s ever loved a dog knows the indelible mark they leave on our lives — a legacy of devotion that lingers on long after they’ve gone. And it’s never too late to honor them for that. Sylvester Stallone, reminiscing about his best friend, a dog that not only inspired him to write ‘Rocky’ but who also played an important role in the film, revealed little known details about their early life together and the dog that kept him going during some of the toughest times in his life.

Stallone met the Bull Mastiff puppy, who he named Butkus after the famed Chicago Bears linebacker, in 1971. Broke, hungry, and living in a tiny apartment above a New York subway stop in Hell’s Kitchen, Stallone and Butkus became the very best of friends. It was during their time together in that flophouse that Stallone began screenwriting.

“When I was 26, totally broke, going nowhere VERY fast… I had my dog, BUTKUS, my best friend…”




These Dogs Were Rescued From a Dog Meat Farm And Were Terrified Of Humans But Watch Them Learn To Love And Trust Again

March 21, 2017 | 9 Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |

The South Korean dog meat industry is one that most of us would like to pretend doesn’t exist, but the hard truth is that it does. At this very moment, there are thousands of dogs who are awaiting their death in terrible conditions, living in utter fear of all humans.

A lucky few get rescued from this fate, but that’s just the beginning of their journey. For Robin and Kaya, it took tons of care to get them to not think humans were going to treat them like a commodity.

After failing to acclimate at a shelter, Robin and Kaya were sent to ASPCA’s Behavioral Rehabilitation Center.

There, the employees study these severe cases, and find ways to help them become happy dogs.

Kaya could hardly function…

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A Tribute To The Unwavering Loyalty Of Service Dogs

March 15, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Animals |

1. Through the good and bad, a dog will never leave their soldier’s side.



2. Bodza, an 11-year-old military dog, was put down last week due to health complications after a lifetime of serving his country. His handler, Kyle Smith of the U.S. Air Force was paired with Bodza in 2012 during a deployment in Kyrgyzstan and then adopted him after the canine’s retirement. “I’ve never cried that much my entire life,” he said. “I held him in my arms the entire time.”


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This Monastery Adopted A Homeless Dog And Now He’s An Honorary Friar

March 13, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |

A Franciscan monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia, recently made international headlines after adopting an abandoned schnauzer and making him one of their own.

How the “world’s hairiest Franciscan monk” ended up at the San Francisco de Cochabamba monastery, four months ago, is still  a mystery, but what matters is that he’s now one of the family. Named Carmelo, the adorable schnauzer has become known as Fray Bigotón (Spanish for ‘Friar Mustache’) on the internet, after photos of him dressed in his own little Franciscan robe went viral online.


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