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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.

Rescue Dog with Bilateral Cherry Eye

Rescue Dog with Bilateral Cherry Eye

This baby was dumped outside of Cleburne with bilateral cherry eye. Cherry eye is a term for the prolapse of the third eyelid gland. This third eyelid is located inside the lower eyelid and serves as a protective layer for the eye. It contains a special gland that...

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Carrie – The Little Dog with Flea Dermatitis

Carrie – The Little Dog with Flea Dermatitis

Carrie came to us from Mansfield Animal Control with some bad skin caused by flea dermatitis. This condition is caused by an allergic reaction to flea saliva. Flea allergy dermatitis causes itchiness, redness, bumps, pus-filled spots, and crusts. In severe cases, it...

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Squishy – The Kitten with a Broken Jaw

Squishy – The Kitten with a Broken Jaw

Squishy the kitten has a whole host of medical problems... a broken jaw, a degloving injury on his chin, and radial paralysis of his right front leg. A concerned citizen took him to an emergency hospital and they reached out for rescue assistance.     We’re going to...

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Don Draper – An Amputee Pig

Don Draper – An Amputee Pig

Don Draper is our amputee pig rescue. He came to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a necrotic leg and extensive wounds all over his body from a dog attack. His owner's neighbors attempted to care for his wounds at home but by the time he arrived at Animal...

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Autumn – The Twerking Dog

Autumn – The Twerking Dog

Autumn the twerking dog has a movement disorder caused by damage or birth defects to her cerebellum. It doesn't bother her, though! She loves going outside and playing with the other dogs. Her movement disorder does not slow her down at all from twerking! We have...

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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 the Schnauzer 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...

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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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