Animal Rescue

Emergency response teams from around the globe are in Nepal, assisting in search and rescue efforts and attending to the injured after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the area of Kathmandu just...
It might sound like a scene from the film "The Horse Whisperer," but what went down with a horse named Sir Lancelot at The Gentle Barn, a nonprofit organization that rescues farm animals...
Leslie Howle is a busy lady. On a recent Saturday afternoon, the director of Costa Rica’s Toucan Rescue Ranch spoke to Samaritanmag by phone while simultaneously hand-feeding seven of her...
The infamous IKEA monkey who has been living at Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary northeast of Toronto is being used to help raise $490,000 via crowdfunding site Indiegogo to move the primate rescue...
Mad Men’s Kiernan Shipka, who plays Sally Draper on the hit AMC series, is a dog lover who rescued her latest pet from Los Angeles' Westside German Shepherd Rescue, committed to saving...
If turtles could talk, they’d be blabbing ears purple singing the praises of the one-of-a-kind Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC) which last year treated over 800 turtles hit by cars or...
To the delight of multiple volunteer cat rescue and advocacy groups, the City of Toronto, once regarded as hostile on the issue of homeless cats, has declared Oct. 16 to 22 Feral Cat Awareness Week...
Ontario’s raccoons, foxes, squirrels, muskrats, turtles, coyotes and possums have an excellent friend in Peggy Jenkins. Jenkins runs Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue, a centre devoted to...
Those behind the Toronto Humane Society’s winter shelter-building workshops — which transform everyday materials such as Rubbermaid storage bins, Styrofoam insulation, some tape and straw...
Endings don’t come much happier than the one currently being scripted for Angel the kitten, who was discovered abandoned last November at a downtown Toronto McDonald’s with a broken spine...

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