NATIONAL FEED A RESCUE PET WEEK aims to provide 4 million meals for homeless pets

In honor of National Feed a Rescue Pet Week, Rescue Bank., a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, and The Animal Rescue Site celebrate the resilience of a special needs dog named Lieutenant Dan. The goal of this charitable week (July 22-28) is to raise funds to provide 4 million meals for homeless pets across the country and to find Lieutenant Dan a forever home.

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Puppy Reunites With Owner After Surviving 2 Weeks in Desert Following Car Crash

puppy dessertA man and his dog were forced to survive and recover without each other after a crash in the Arizona desert separated them for two weeks.When Bella,the puppy was found, she had been without food or water for nearly two weeks and her leash had become stuck in branches. Now both the dog and her owner are recovering together.

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Star Trek: Picard’s New Dog’s Name Confirmed

CBS All Access confirmed that the name of Jean-Luc Picard’s new dog in Star Trek: Picard is indeed Number One. The name was first hinted at on the dog’s tag, as seen on the new poster for Star Trek: Picard. The tag is in the shape of a Starfleet insignia, calling back to Picard’s former career as a Starfleet officer.

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True or false: should you be giving your dog ice cubes?

ice cube for dogsA post on Facebook by a ‘vet’ warning about the dangers of giving ice cubes to dogs after a pet allegedly died has recently gone viral. The experts at the RSPCA to get to the truth of the matter and the conclusion is that frozen treats are completely a-okay for your furry pals and will help them cool down.

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After Rescuing Owner, Firefighters Rush Dog To Veterinary Clinic

dog rescueAfter surviving a crash in LA, firefighters naturally extricated the man from the wreckage of the car and sent him on his way to the hospital. But then they turned their attention to his dog. A firefighter rushed him to an emergency veterinary clinic for the dog. The dog and its owner are recovering Friday after being rescued from their car crash.

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Vote for World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest

World cutest rescue dog contestAfter receiving thousand of entries to PEOPLE’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest, editors have narrowed the pool down to 10 canine finalists and now we need your vote. Voting is open from July 17 through Aug. 2. To learn more about each of our finalists and vote for your favorite dog, visit people.com/worlds-cutest-rescue-dog-contest.

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Watch: Puppy Born With Upside-Down Paws Recovering After Surgery

milo paw Due to congenital dislocation of the elbows, Milo couldn’t walk. Dr. Erik Clary and his team of Oklahoma State University performed corrective surgery on the 5-week-old rescued hound puppy. Milo’s story was shared online millions of times.

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Medevac helicopter for injured ‘rock star’ dog stops traffic on GW Parkway

injury-dog-DCTraffic stopped on the George Washington Parkway near Reagan National Airport Tuesday afternoon so a medevac helicopter could land, but the patient wasn’t human — it was a very special dog, a 6-year-old German shepherd named Kylie that works for D.C. Fire and EMS as a cadaver dog. Kylie & partner Sgt. Gene Ryan were assisting with a search when Kylie suffered a severe injury in a wooded area.

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Edmonton dog festival breaks Guinness World Record for largest ‘doga’ class

doga class408 humans and their canine partners broke a world record for the largest-ever dog yoga class at the Dog City Festival on Saturday. It also gathered to break the Guinness World Record of 270 “doga” participants, set by Hong Kong in January 2016.

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