Boston Terrier Puppy Undergoes Miracle Surgery

by Denise Carey-Costa A miracle surgery was performed to save a Boston terrier puppy thanks to Destiny for Dogs and the North American Veterinary Heart Center in Jupiter, Florida. Destiny for Dogs, founded by JoAnn Goodrich in West Palm Beach, Florida is a 501 (c) 3 dedicated to helping senior citizens keep their pets in […]

Court Hears the Case of Ollie, The Tortured Pit Bull

by Denise Carey-Costa At the end of 2017, the nation and the world were shocked and angered over the horrific torture and death of a dog named Ollie, in Broward County, Florida. It all started on October 10, 2017 when a passerby saw a paw sticking out of a suitcase and called the Hollywood, Florida […]

Abused Dog Nina Returned to Owner Despite Concerns for Her Safety

by Denise Carey-Costa On June 29, 2018, a stray, female dog showed up outside a home in Plant City, Florida. When resident “Danielle” first saw the dog, she was walking along the fence line trying to come in. Danielle’s boyfriend, Scott was hesitant at first to let her in but could tell she was stressed and injured. When […]

Senior Dog Dumped at High-Kill Shelter Needs Funds for Rescue Transport

by Denise Carey-Costa There has been, and possibly has always been a disturbing trend of people dumping senior dogs at the county shelters; trading them in for a “newer model,” aka a puppy. There has also been the tragic trend of people dumping their pets during the week between Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Perhaps it’s […]

Pet Walk and Concert Event for Helping Central Florida Animal Rescue

by Denise Carey-Costa Aloma Jancy Animal Hospital in Oviedo, Florida has taken a new approach to homeless pets and the community in the Central Florida area. Their first step in this process was teaming up with the city of Oviedo to host the first annual Wild Things Pet Walk and Concert Fundraiser. The event will take […]

Fosters Urgently Needed at Dogtoli Dog Rescue in Hollywood, FL

by Denise Carey-Costa Animal rescue, it’s not for the faint-hearted. Every day you are dealing with the forgotten ones, healing broken bodies and broken spirits, staying up all night nursing the sick and the newborn. It takes a special person to do this, all without fame, fortune, or any material gain. Melissa Bartoli runs Dogtoli Dog […]

Scrutiny Into Excessive Killing in Two Broward County Animal Shelters

by Denise Carey-Costa Facebook page “A Promise to Layla” has been very vocal regarding the recent “goings on” at the Humane Society of Broward County.  A post in June 2017 stated the Humane Society of Broward County kills more dogs as “owner requested euthanasia” than the number of dogs surrendered by their owners. According to statistics uncovered by […]

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 […]

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