A badly abused dog, adopted by a Michigan family from an animal shelter, led its owner to a ditch where a naked, three-year-old girl was curled up in a ball and shivering. The dog is credited as a hero for saving the little girl's life.
Sochi, Russia has had a problem with stray dogs for years. There are not any animal shelters to be found in the city, so a pest control company has usually taken care of the problem when the numbers of strays get out of hand.
A posting from Toronto in Craigslist last week shows the views of an animal shelter director when it comes animals that they tend for. The posting titled: Can't Keep Your Pet! Reality Check deals with the very real problem of 'disposable' pets.
US President Barack Obama gifted his daughters, Malia and Sasha with a brand new Swing set Wednesday but many are asking why the the puppy that he promised his daughters during the election campaign has not arrived.