Monday, July 29, 2013


Can't Keep Your Pet? Plan to take to public shelter? READ THIS! (Bakersfield)

Posted by: N Gilbert

If you plan to drop your pet off at a county or city shelter, this is likely their reality.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Two Sick Pups Stuffed In Birdcage

Two sick puppies stuffed in bird cage together found dumped in Lancaster, PA

Posted by: N Gilbert

The Lancaster County SPCA is asking the public's help to find the person(s) responsible for cruelly placing two very sick puppies inside a small bird cage together, and dumping them on the curb on Green Street in Lancaster City, PA.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Dog Shot by Pellet Gun

Dog found alive after shot over 30 times with pellet gun.

Posted by: N Gilbert

Courtesy of  KLTV

A dog is undergoing major surgery after apparently being used as a target for someone's pellet gun.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Shelby's Escape

A Dog's Determination to Escape Abuse

Posted by: O Jefferson



Friday, July 12, 2013

Abandoned Dog in PA

Postal worker rescues abused, neglected dog left tied to a tree in Philadelphia

Posted by: O Jefferson

Abused & abandoned Boxer, Kuperus.

A rescue organization, caring for an abused dog discovered tied to a tree in Philadelphia, Pa., is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible, reported Monday's CBS Philly.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Helpful Hints - Good Foods For Your Dogs!

Good Eats For Your Dogs

Posted by: N Gilbert

Chocolate - a NO NO for dogs!

In one of our Helpful Hints articles, we brought to you the foods that are toxic to your furry babies. Here's our new article on the people foods that are SAFE to give your dog, once in a while. Always remember, moderation is key. Just because peanut butter is okay for them, doesn't mean that you can give them an entire jar of it all at once...

Monday, July 8, 2013

Justice For Phoenix - RECEIVED!

Teen given max sentence for dog burning

Posted by: N Gilbert


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The teen who lit a puppy on fire in Buffalo will spent the next two years in prison for felony animal cruelty charges. He also cannot have a pet for seven years.

Patrick - Trial Day 1

First TRIAL date set for Patrick the Pit Bull

Posted by: O Jefferson

Patrick - Then & Now
The time is getting close to the first TRIAL in the court room for Patrick the Pit Bull who was severely abused over two years ago.....we need as many people as possible to fill that court room! If you can be there on July 9th that would be awesome!

Dog Dragging in NC

Police: Woman drags dog tied to vehicle

Posted by: O Jefferson

A woman was arrested for allegedly tying a puppy to her vehicle and dragging the animal, causing severe injuries.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Send Us Your Pet's Photos!

Send us your pet's photos to be featured on GLD!

Would you like for us to feature your pets on our site in a slideshow? If so, please send us a clear photo of your fur child with a short description or story and we will feature him/her as part of our Fur Babies of Gotta Love Dogs Challenge.

Oskar Update 7/5/13

San Francisco dog recovering after eating poisoned meatball

Posted by: N Gilbert

Poisoned meatballs (above) - Oskar (below)
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A San Francisco dog that fell critically ill on Wednesday from eating a poisoned meatball is continuing to recover.

The 7-year-old dachshund, named Oskar, is receiving care at a Sunset District animal hospital. He is now listed in stable condition.

Dr. Carrie Journey says Oskar's symptoms are consistent with strychnine, an animal poison.

Frodo Update 7/5/13

Duct taped, abused dog sign of bigger problem

Posted by: O Jefferson

Frodo's teeth were dislodged and his mouth had to be re-attached.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It was a horrific sight: A dog, with its mouth duct taped, chained to a fence and left for dead. Now, a $5,000 reward is being offered to find the person responsible.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Poison Meatballs

San Francisco pet owners warned after poisoned meatballs found.

Posted by: N Gilbert

Oskar was rushed to the vet after eating one of the meatballs.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Pet owners in San Francisco are on high alert after one dog became seriously ill from eating what appears to be a poisoned meatball. Veterinarians are now warning owners to keep an eye out for some serious symptoms.

Abuse in Polk County

Abuse in Polk County, FL

Posted by: O Jefferson

Freedom, the horribly abused Min Pin.

Via Canine Estates, Inc. --

Canine Estates has an emergency situation. We have contacted news media and Action News 9 will be there. If you know of any other news media to cover this story please let us know.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Craigslist Scam

Craigslist Scam: Don't Give Pets Away Online!

Posted by: O Jefferson

Photo Credit: Ingham County Animal Control

The conveniences of the World Wide Web have people putting anything and everything online. People try to make a quick buck or two by selling their processions on the web, others think they are helping the needy by giving away their unwanted things for free. Something you should never give away on Craigslist is your pet.

Louisville Cruelty

$5,000 Reward Offered In Louisville Animal Cruelty Case

Posted by: N Gilbert

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) is investigating an extremely serious animal cruelty and neglect case and is hoping the community can help with information leading to an arrest and conviction.

A Dog Named Beau

Actor Jimmy Stewart recites a poem to his beloved dog Beau. - Video Attached

Posted by: N Gilbert

Stewart and his beloved Beau

Not everyone has watched the video on YouTube or fortunate enough to see the real episode that was on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson of Hollywood's Golden Era actor, James Stewart reciting a poem he wrote about his beloved dog, Beau. It is such a heartfelt poem and a wonderful tribute to Man's Best Friend. Make sure to grab the tissues for this one! ♥

Petco Dognapping!

Dognapping at an Adopting Event

Posted by: O Jefferson

Surveillance photo of the two suspects at Petco (courtesy of LAPD)
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