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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!

Every Life Has a Purpose

By Jodi Marcus (Virginia, U.S.A.)

December 1st, 2014

In March 2013, Akita Rescue Mid-Atlantic Coast was noti?ed of a 3 month old Akita puppy in a West Virginia shelter who was posted all over Facebook and the Internet after the breeder drop ...Read more

80 puppies rescued from “21 pet” in Shanghai

By Alejandra Vasquez Delama (Shanghai, People's Republic of China)

November 28th, 2014

On the evening of Monday Nov. 24, 2014 one young Chinese woman rescued a dog from People’s Square. Through internet she found the information on “21 pet” (when you search on Baidu for “shanghai rescue ...Read more

Finding Little Franky

By Janice Leilani Smith (Texas, U.S.A.)

November 26th, 2014

              I was doing dishes on a cold February morning when I heard a ...Read more

Two Bonded Street Orphans In From The Cold

By Ed Kostro (IL, U.S.A.)

November 18th, 2014

I normally have to travel great distances on my pet rescue missions, but not this time.  A few weeks before Halloween, two feline street orphans appeared in my own backyard.  I st ...Read more

German Shepherd Attacks Pitbull


November 15th, 2014

I have been pretty darn lucky considering how many big dogs I jumped in the middle of when they were fighting since I moved here to Dallas Texas 16 months ago.  Every time I write a re ...Read more

Saving Our Canine Soldiers This Veterans Day

By Ed Kostro (IL, U.S.A.)

November 9th, 2014

Anyone who knows me, knows that my two passions have always been vets and pets.  I worked for the Veterans Administration for many years attempting to help our vets, and I’ve bee ...Read more

IN MEMORY - Angel Baby Crossed Rainbow Bridge


November 8th, 2014

My precious Angel Baby was with me all my years of rescuing injured pigeons as the Birdman of Long Beach and I know he was at least 11 years old. He was such a beautiful Tuxedo cat and I ch ...Read more

A little dog thrown down a deep well in Spain

By Vivienne Wharton (Murcia, Spain)

November 7th, 2014

A young boy was walking in the countryside with his friends, outside a village in South East Spain, they heard sounds coming from a nearby ...Read more

Cat Sneaking Up On A Dove


November 2nd, 2014

I  turned  67  yrs. old today in style with the best birthday present I could have ever had  by  making a rescue.  I can't say 100 % the cat would have caught ...Read more


By Gail Long (Colorado, U.S.A.)

October 17th, 2014

We had the greatest neighbors but they moved.  In moved this family who had a couple of dogs. “Okay,” I thought, “animal people, this is good”.  Trust me when I te ...Read more