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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.

Lady: Senior Dog Who Needs a Home

Lady: Senior Dog Who Needs a Home

It is a tragic thing when someone who takes great care of their dog has to give them up. 13-year-old Lady has been a patient at Animal Hospital Southwest her whole life, but her owner had to go into memory care. If someone out there has space in their heart and home...

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Ying Needs a Hero – ADOPTED!

Ying Needs a Hero – ADOPTED!

Ying needs a hero! She has been searching for a home since October 25, 2020 (478 days). We originally adopted her out as a puppy, she was returned at 7 months old, was adopted, and then returned again when her adopter got a new puppy.   Ying doesn’t want to live with...

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Bulldog in Need of Emergency C-Section

Bulldog in Need of Emergency C-Section

  This poor girl went into labor at Fort Worth Animal Care and Control and needs an emergency c-section. Unfortunately, one of the pups is deceased in the birth canal, but luckily we have a doctor available to see if we can save the rest of the litter. Obviously,...

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Li’l Red: Dog with Demodex and Skin Infections

Li’l Red: Dog with Demodex and Skin Infections

This is Li’l Red from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control, who has demodex and secondary skin infections. We will be giving Li'l Red much needed veterinary care in preparation of finding a forever home!     Donate here to support Li'l Red's recovery. View our available...

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Tabby Kitten with a Broken Leg and Tail

Tabby Kitten with a Broken Leg and Tail

This little 8-week old tabby kitten has a broken tail and a broken leg. We are going to give this sweet kitty the necessary veterinary care to be ready for a forever home!   Donate here to support this kitten's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here. For...

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Becky and Scout: Bonded Pair of Cocker Spaniel Littermates

Becky and Scout: Bonded Pair of Cocker Spaniel Littermates

Becky and Scout, an 8-year-old bonded pair of cocker spaniel littermates, were surrendered to us because their mommy had to go into a care facility. Scout has a history of seizures, but they are managed on a (very affordable!) medication. Do you know someone with two...

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Sick Kitten Dumped Outside Our Partner Hospital

Sick Kitten Dumped Outside Our Partner Hospital

This sick kitten was left outside our partner hospital wrapped in a military jacket. If you are wanting to get help for an animal, you should never leave it unattended or dump it… this is against the law and puts the animal in considerable danger, not to mention how...

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Little Boy with Severe Wounds Inflicted by Another Dog

Little Boy with Severe Wounds Inflicted by Another Dog

This little boy came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and control today with severe wounds inflicted by another dog. Despite what must be a lot of pain and difficulty breathing he’s very sweet. We are going to give him the veterinary care he needs to be healthy and...

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Three Pups in Need of Heartworm Treatment

Three Pups in Need of Heartworm Treatment

These three cuties all needed heartworm treatment this month prior to being made available for adoption. Two of them came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control and the other came from a hoarding situation that she was rescued from by a concerned citizen. Now...

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Pair of Senior Dogs Rescued From Fort Worth Shelter

Pair of Senior Dogs Rescued From Fort Worth Shelter

As area shelters are bursting at the seams right now, we picked up these two at Fort Worth whose owner had to go into nursing care.   Senior dogs often have a hard time finding adoption placements, although it is far harder for senior dogs over 25 pounds than little...

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6 Month Old Shar Pei with Entropion

6 Month Old Shar Pei with Entropion

This 6-month-old Shar Pei came to us with entropion, which is a condition where the eyelid rolls inward and hair rubs against the cornea causing irritation. Our doctor corrected it with laser surgery.     Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available...

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Little Girl with Infected Skin

Little Girl with Infected Skin

Unfortunately, you can’t smell how bad this little girl stinks over the internet… or maybe it’s not unfortunate because neglected, infected skin has a stink that you just can’t forget. This little girl came to us from Lake Worth Animal Control with disastrous skin,...

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Buttercup: Goat Found Walking Down MLK Freeway

Buttercup: Goat Found Walking Down MLK Freeway

While we focus primarily on dogs and cats, we do take in other animals that tug on our heartstrings, like this sweet goat. This girl, who was found by Fort Worth Animal Care and Control walking down the Poly Freeway, is severely underweight, has hooves that are in...

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Jasun: Delightful Dog From Korea

Jasun: Delightful Dog From Korea

Jasun (JA-shun), which means “charity,” is a rescue dog from Korea. He was found by a Good Samaritan in Korea on a deserted road, unable to walk. Through the care of Korean rescuer Su-an, she eventually began to walk (though she does have a handicap). Our doctor’s...

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Little Pup with Bilateral Cherry Eye

Little Pup with Bilateral Cherry Eye

This little baby came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with bilateral cherry eye in need of surgical correction.   Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal Hope Adoptions is a non-profit organization and...

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Peaches: Abandoned Boston Terrier from Benbrook

Peaches: Abandoned Boston Terrier from Benbrook

This sweet little trainwreck Boston was found near Benbrook Lake. She appears to have gone for some time with limited or no access to food and her skin is in terrible condition with complete hair loss over most of her body.

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Sterling: Adopted as a Puppy and Surrendered as an Adult

Sterling: Adopted as a Puppy and Surrendered as an Adult

Part of rescue is making a lifetime commitment to animals that enter your program… Sterling was adopted from us as a puppy and was surrendered back to us because his owner was moving. His intake labs indicated he was heartworm positive, so we had to treat him before...

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Puddin Returns for Her Second Round of Heartworm Treatment

Puddin Returns for Her Second Round of Heartworm Treatment

Speaking of adoption returns and lifetime commitments, Puddin had a medical issue when she originally came to us (heartworms). When we adopted her out she had received heartworm treatment and was in great body condition. When she was brought to FWACC as a stray this...

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Mama and Puppies Rescued From Hoarding

Mama and Puppies Rescued From Hoarding

This dog came from a hoarding situation just in time… she had the babies the day after we got her. Unfortunately, the rest of the dogs she lived with seem to have disappeared.   Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals...

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Heartworm Positive Dog with a Broken Pelvis

Heartworm Positive Dog with a Broken Pelvis

This super charming fellow came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control back in June with a broken pelvis and needing heartworm treatment. We will be giving him the veterinary care he needs to be ready for his forever home!   Donate here to support this pup's...

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Three Puppies with Hundreds of Ticks

Three Puppies with Hundreds of Ticks

We got these little puppies with hundreds of ticks from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control today. All of those little black spots are ticks. They'll be getting the veterinary care they need to be healthy and ready for a forever home.   Donate here to support these...

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Flo: A Wadi Dog from Oman

Flo: A Wadi Dog from Oman

Street dogs in Oman, called “wadi dogs,” have it rough. It’s not common for dogs to live in homes there, it’s not common for them to be adopted, and they have no protections under the law. This video documents a wadi dog named Flo and her journey from Muscat, Oman to...

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