Animals

Some in the animal rescue world have declared Feb. 23 National Cupcake Day. What is the tie-in, except leave out some cupcakes and dogs and cats will surely get their nose into them?  Well...
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...
We know cat patterns are popular, but how about switching it up and wearing an elephant — on your shoes? Philanthropic shoe company TOMS has just released its newest limited edition collection...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...
What do you get when you combine something most of us do every day — walking — with a love of rescuing animals? You get Bailey Schroeder's brilliant new mobile app, ResQwalk, where...
Most people think their pets are pretty special. Those wanting to prove it to the world while doing something good in their community should consider contacting Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC). The...
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...
It was 3 a.m. eight years ago when Dr. Lesli Preuss woke up to feel her new rescue dog, Harvey, with his mouth around her throat. "Just prior to that, he had been getting really territorial...

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