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Animal Rescue Stories

Read featured animal rescue stories and see pictures and videos of some of the rescues and adoptions completed by Animal Hope in Ft. Worth Texas.

Mindy Sue – Pit Bull Hit By A Car

Mindy Sue – Pit Bull Hit By A Car

Mindy Sue is a Pit Bull hit by a car. She came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a fractured vertebra, a dislocated elbow, two fractures of the femur and a fractured tibia. She required $7,500 in surgeries! This is outside of our normal medical budget...

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Korean Meat Trade Dogs

Korean Meat Trade Dogs

We were contacted by a young woman in Korea asking for help rehoming some dogs living on a farm as part of the meat trade. She wants to transport these dogs to Animal Hope so we can find them a home. Fortunately, we had a volunteer living not far from the farm who was...

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Meg the Schnauzer

Meg the Schnauzer

We rescued Meg from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control after a concerned citizen dropped her off there. She was covered in maggots and ticks, both of her corneas were perforated, and her packed cell volume was 5 (our doctor described this as “not compatible with...

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Charlie Survived a House Fire and Getting Shot in the Face

Charlie Survived a House Fire and Getting Shot in the Face

Charlie survived a house fire in Cresson that killed Charlie's owners and all of their other pets. Someone also shot Charlie in the face with a pistol several years ago, and he's been repeatedly attacked and badly injured by other dogs in the past. Charlie's had it...

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Blake the Mange Pup

Blake the Mange Pup

Blake was adopted from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control in May 2018 and was returned in September 2018 with a severe case of demodectic mange. 

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Donut: Left Front Leg Amputation and Left Eye Enucleation

Donut: Left Front Leg Amputation and Left Eye Enucleation

Donut came from Dallas Animal Services, where he landed after being found as a stray.  Wherever and however he had been living, it had been hard on him.  He was missing his left eye, and had radial paralysis of his left forelimb.  Despite all of that, he was still a...

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Smiley the Smiling Pit Bull

Our adoption of the week is Smiley the Smiling Pit Bull. Our mission focuses on animals with lower perceived adoptability and Smiley has three things working against him: 1) he's solid black, 2) he's a pit bull, and 3) he's 4 years old. Smiley is a nice dog though,...

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Mel

Mel

Mel is one of our favorite types of dogs... a miscellaneous wiry terrier mix!  He has a great attitude, and when it's yard time he sprints for the door so he can get out in the sunshine.  He gets along great with other dogs, and is also good with strangers and...

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Marsha

Marsha

Marsha is just the sweetest little chihuahua you'll ever meet.  She is affectionate, not fearful at all, and loves to cuddle.  She has patellar luxation ... a knee condition common in chihuahuas.  While the bum knees mean she can't run a marathon, she can still get...

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Kasey

Kasey

Kasey is a terrier mix that was nearing the end of her time at the municipal shelter.  She is very laid back, and not a very high energy dog.  She is affectionate but doesn't much care for other dogs.  If you're looking for a laid back dog that just wants to hang out...

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