NYC police find woman, 22 dogs living in filthy SUV

NEW YORK -- Authorities in New York City say they've rescued 22 dogs that were living with their owner in filthy conditions inside a Mercedes-Benz SUV. New York Police Department officers alerted by a concerned citizen earlier this week found the…Read More

This is a real story, written by a real officer, for the Dog Defenders, that show how valuable each and every dog is.

I would like to share a story with all of our members today, a story that shows the bravery and courage of one dog. The officer in this story contacted me, and offered his help-anyway he could. I asked him if he had any stories to share, and this story is…Read More

Let's be a Dog Defender

Attention all members!! I have recently started a fundraiser through the Dog Defenders campaign This fundraiser will help countless animals, including dogs, and advance the interest of animals through the legal system. The money raised will help to high…Read More

Important notice to ALL MEMBERS! We need your help!

Hi everyone! I want to thank you so much joining this cause and helping us to gain over 1.2 million members. Honestly, I was unaware of how much this cause has grown, and how many amazing people there are in the world who love mans best friend, and who…Read More

Dogs recovering after left on hot tar roof that was "bubbling, boiling"

A humane society in New Jersey is reminding people to speak up if they see animals in distress after two dogs were found badly burned from tar while on a rooftop. In a July 23 Facebook post, the Associated Humane Popcorn Park Shelter in Forked River, NJ…Read More

Petition Demanding Criminal Charges for Dog Walker After 6 Dogs Left to Die in Truck

A Vancouver woman is demanding criminal charges against a Langley dog walker who allegedly left six dogs to die in her truck. Stephanie Marner has started an online petition, and in three days it has already garnered more than 2,000 names. Marner is…Read More

Toxic Jerky Treats Linked To More Than 1000 Dog Deaths

More than 1,000 dog deaths may now be linked to toxic jerky treats, according to a recent update from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The agency said that since 2007, there have been almost 5,000 complaints of pet illnesses related to the treats.…Read More
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