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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.

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

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 – The Wiry Terrier Mix

Mel – The Wiry Terrier Mix

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 – The Sweetest Little Chihuahua

Marsha – The Sweetest Little Chihuahua

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 – The Laid Back Terrier Mix

Kasey – The Laid Back Terrier Mix

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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Kali – The Nervous Dog & Her Sister

Kali – The Nervous Dog & Her Sister

Kali and her sister were at a municipal animal control authority and are kind of high-strung dogs.  The noise and activity level at traditional city shelters stress out nervous dogs… they will not approach strangers and no one ever gets to see their “real”...

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Jersey – The Fox Terrier

Jersey – The Fox Terrier

Jersey came from a municipal animal control facility and was nearing the end of his time there. He is a fox terrier or something similar.  We are not sure why no one wanted to adopt poor Jersey.  He is not fearful, he's very affectionate, and he loves to run and play....

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Jasmine – The Pit Bull with Mange

Jasmine – The Pit Bull with Mange

Jasmine was at a municipal shelter and had demadectic mange.  She had a couple of strikes against her when it came to finding herself a home: 1) mange, 2) pit bull, and 3) home-cropped ears.  She has such a loving personality that we wanted to get her some medical...

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Jake – The Dog with a Metal Plate in His Leg

Jake – The Dog with a Metal Plate in His Leg

Jake was at a municipal shelter and had a femur that was fractured in two places.  Orthopedic surgery for cases like Jake’s is fairly expensive.  Fortunately, we were able to get a metal plate put in his leg and he is just about all healed up.  Jake loves to play and...

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Jacks – The Energetic Pup

Jacks – The Energetic Pup

Jacks is a high energy boy that loves other dogs.  His current partner in crime is a much, much bigger dog named Willow.  He loves toys, and loves to run.  His time was nearly up at a municipal shelter, but he has such a fun personality we wanted to make sure he had a...

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