• Dog

    Dog missing for two years reunited with owner after being spotted on TV news segment

    A Wisconsin man has been reunited with his missing dog nearly two years later after he spotted the dog on a TV news segment about adoptable pets, according to UPI. The owner, who identified himself to the news station as Dwight, called in about the dog after recognizing his long-lost pet named Payday who at the time had been missing for two years. Dwight said that he doesn’t usually sleep with the TV on. But this particular night he must have forgotten to turn it off or it was kept on in a stroke of luck, because the next morning, he was awakened by the Adopt-A-Pet segment and the description…

  • Dog

    Dog Tracks Down Missing Teen, Reunites Him with Family

    A search and rescue team dog managed to lead police to a missing South Dakota teenager and reunite him with his family. Search dog Tango proved to be the hero of the day for a South Dakota family after he managed to track down a missing boy on Saturday. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post on Sunday: “Around 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening, a 17-year-old was reported missing from an area south of Pactola Reservoir along Highway 385. “Pennington County Search and Rescue K-9 Team was later called on to assist law enforcement officers from Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Forest Service and South Dakota Game, Fish…

  • Animal Care

    Missing pets fill animal shelter after Fourth of July weekend

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — While fireworks are a big part of Independence Day celebrations, the displays also result in a lot of missing pets. Now some area animal shelters are dealing with an increased number of stray dogs and cats. “This year, we got inundated all weekend with calls of dogs running loose,” said Dave Kaske, director of Montgomery County Animal Care and Control. “It was a busy weekend.” Montgomery County animal control officers picked up 22 dogs and five cats in a three-day period. Now all the animals are being held at the shelter, waiting for their owners to come retrieve them. The small shelter was already at capacity…

  • Cat

    Firefighters offer cat food to missing pets trapped alive in the Miami condo collapse rubble

    In addition to human survivors, firefighters at the collapsed building in Surfside, Florida are looking for pets. Less than half of Champlain Towers South remains standing after the apartment complex partially collapsed last week, leaving at least 16 dead and 147 missing. But in that remaining part of the building, officials believe some families’ dogs, cats, and other animals may still be alive. “It’s heartbreaking,” Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell told The Washington Post. “So for there to be some hope that families can be reunited with these pets in this tragedy, it is important. They are going to have lost so much. If we can at least help them…

  • Dog

    San Antonio dog owner shares tearful reunion with lab who went missing 10 years ago

    SAN ANTONIO – It’s a new beginning for a San Antonio dog owner and his labrador after being reunited for the first time in 10 years. Animal Care Services reconnected them Wednesday after Samson, the lab, went into their care last month, along with six other dogs. “Samson went missing a decade ago and it broke his family’s hearts,” ACS said in a statement on social media. “They did everything they could to find him, but never did. Still, they never forgot him.” Samson was in bad shape when he arrived at ACS, according to staff members. He was dirty, covered in fleas, but it wasn’t until the animal shelter…

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