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The Great Animal Rescue

Welcome Heroes

In the space of time it takes a raindrop to roll down your cheek, a life changing decision is made. You either turn sorrowfully away from an animal in distress or summon the courage to run forward and help. For all you runners out there, welcome home.

Come on in and rest your feet a while. Then join us in a planet-wide race to save 1 million suffering animals who are about to learn the spectacular meaning of second chances.

Rescue Story from Around the World!

View all the inspiring rescue story from around the world. If you have your rescue story to share, we would love for you to submit your story in our upload page!

Bird in 95.1fm WAYV Radio Station Building

By Monique Lukens (CA, U.S.A.)

January 30th, 2015

This happened in the early 2000's. A bird had flown into the building of a radio station I worked as a part time air personality at in West Atlantic City, NJ. One of my colleagues was also there. ...Read more

My senior baby rescues

By Joyce Wheaton (TN, U.S.A.)

January 26th, 2015

Big Boy is my senior baby.  I happened to be at my local animal shelter (unfortunately a "kill" shelter) to drop off newspapers to help the babies the be more comfortable in their kennels an ...Read more

LUCKY WOODY

By KATHLEEN MORRISON (Devon, United Kingdom)

January 24th, 2015

I had just finished my sax lesson and decided to pop into B & Q on the way home, when I saw a lump in the middle of the road with the cars in front of me swerving around it,  I drove aroun ...Read more

Rescuing Mr Midgles

By April Hardin (Kentucky , U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

In November of 2013 I was 5 months pregnant with our first child. I noticed that something wasn't quite right with our 12 year old German Shepard whom I had rescued from isolation in a lonely back ...Read more

Dizzy Dove and the Window of Doom

By barbara graham (CA, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

I worked at the sportfishing landing down on Mission Bay. Our boat had come in at 5:30 on a summer day, so it was still light out. There's a boardwalk by the waterfront that passes a little cafe w ...Read more

Miss Chestnut our dumped rescue

By Susan Lindner (New York, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

On a cold and  snowy winter December day in 2013, some coward dumped a five pound  ten year old little cat inside the Petco doors where I volunteered for a pet rescue group.The employees ...Read more

Not a Turtle!

By Rosemary Goussios (NH, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

My daughter and I were driving home from school and passed what I thought was an injured (dead?) turtle on the other side of the road. I thought this because it was turtle crossing time and it was ...Read more

Rescue In The Storm

By Patty Trefry (Maine, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

I don't have a picture of my rescue cat as I surrended him to a local shelter after I rescued him during an ice storm.  I had stopped to get coffee at a drive in window at McDonal ...Read more

Rescue In The Storm

By Patty Trefry (Maine, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

I don't have a picture of my rescue cat as I surrended him to a local shelter after I rescued him during an ice storm.  I had stopped to get coffee at a drive in window at McDonal ...Read more

Rescue In The Storm

By Patty Trefry (Maine, U.S.A.)

January 21st, 2015

I don't have a picture of my rescue cat as I surrended him to a local shelter after I rescued him during an ice storm.  I had stopped to get coffee at a drive in window at McDonal ...Read more