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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.

Puppy Born Without a Right Front Leg

Puppy Born Without a Right Front Leg

This little heartbreaker came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control and was born without a right front leg. Instead of a leg he just has a little baby arm! We just couldn’t resist him.   Donate here to support this pup. View our available adoptable animals...

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Little Dog Badly in Need of an Eye Removal

Little Dog Badly in Need of an Eye Removal

This little cutie came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control badly in need of a right eye removal.   Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here. For more information, please contact us here.Animal Hope Adoptions is a...

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Chan: Pomeranian from Korea in Need of Knee Surgery

Chan: Pomeranian from Korea in Need of Knee Surgery

Arriving June 16 from Korea we have Chan, a Pomeranian that needed knee surgery.   Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here. For more information, please contact us here.Animal Hope Adoptions is a non-profit organization...

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Bottle Babies Abandoned Outside Mansfield Animal Control

Bottle Babies Abandoned Outside Mansfield Animal Control

Somebody left these bottle babies outside Mansfield Animal Control overnight. Some people don’t understand that not only do animal control officers and city animal control employees want to help you, it’s their job to help you. By abandoning animals, not only are they...

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Morbidly Obese Senior Chi with Dental Problems

Morbidly Obese Senior Chi with Dental Problems

Some medical needs aren’t that visible from a distance. This morbidly obese senior chi that came to us from Abilene has significant dental problems that we need to address. Not only can bad teeth lead to life-threatening infections of the jaw, but they can also cause...

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Kitty with a Broken Forelimb

Kitty with a Broken Forelimb

This kitty came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with multiple fractures to the right forelimb.   Donate here to support this cat's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal Hope Adoptions is a non-profit organization and we rely on...

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Fefe: Abandoned Dog Tied Up Behind a House

Fefe: Abandoned Dog Tied Up Behind a House

This poor little abandoned dog, named FeFe after the kind animal control officer who found her, was tied up outside of an abandoned house. Fortunately, her former family gave her this terrible haircut before they left her behind.   Rescue isn’t just about medical...

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Nameless: A Starving Stray From Fort Worth Animal Control

Nameless: A Starving Stray From Fort Worth Animal Control

This starving stray came to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control in really terrible condition. He’s anemic, heartworm positive, covered in ticks, has demodectic mange, and is emaciated. He has been on his own for a long time. Donate here to support this pup's recovery....

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Bottle Baby with a Belly Abscess

Bottle Baby with a Belly Abscess

This little bottle baby has a large abscess on his belly. He will be getting veterinary care to get him fixed up and ready for a loving home. Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal Hope Adoptions is a non-profit...

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Bruno’s Transformation

Bruno’s Transformation

We wanted to share this update on Bruno, a dog that is very special to us. He originally came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control in terrible condition. He needed eye surgery (to correct entropion in one eye and to remove the other), needed treatment for...

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Handsome Pup with Cherry Eye & Butchered Ears

Handsome Pup with Cherry Eye & Butchered Ears

This handsome little fellow came into Fort Worth Animal Care and Control needing surgery to correct a cherry eye. We would also like to point out the very sad choice someone made butchering his ears. Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available...

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Small Dog Hit By a Car

Small Dog Hit By a Car

A Good Samaritan saw this poor baby get hit by a car. We checked her into Fort Worth Animal Care and Control for stray hold in case there are owners looking for her, but she needed immediate life-saving surgery. She’s doing much better now, thanks to someone seeking...

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Chihuahua Mix with Radial Paralysis

Chihuahua Mix with Radial Paralysis

This little fellow was brought to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control after being attacked by another dog. He has radial paralysis in his right forelimb and will need to have it amputated. When the radial nerve is damaged like this, it cannot be fixed. Nevertheless,...

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Eeyore’s Lip to Lid Transposition Surgery

Eeyore’s Lip to Lid Transposition Surgery

We got this charming cat from Cleburne. What’s up with those eyes? Entropion? Some other physical deformity? We’re not sure just yet but we will get to the bottom of it! Update: June 24th, 2021 Thanks to Dr. Cichocki and the staff at Texas Veterinary Ophthalmology,...

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Kitty with a Bad Leg Injury

Kitty with a Bad Leg Injury

This little kitty came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a bad hind leg injury. She'll be getting patched up with us to get her ready for a new loving home. Donate here to support this kitty's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal...

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Little Dog With a Broken Pelvis

Little Dog With a Broken Pelvis

This little cutie came to us from Dallas Animal Services with a broken pelvis. He will be getting veterinary care to get him healed up to be ready for a new home.  Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal Hope...

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Pup with Exposed Bone Leg Injury

Pup with Exposed Bone Leg Injury

This pup was surrendered to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with an injury showing exposed bone on his front leg. His former owners said he fell off a bed about two weeks ago. We are getting him the care he needs to be ready for a new home.  Donate here to support...

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Stray Dog in Need of Surgery for Cherry Eye

Stray Dog in Need of Surgery for Cherry Eye

We got this baby from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control as a stray needing corrective surgery for cherry eye.   Donate here to support this pup's recovery. Contact us for more information. View our available adoptable animals here.  Animal Hope Adoptions is a...

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Little Dog with a Collapsed Lung

Little Dog with a Collapsed Lung

This little guy came into Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a gaping neck wound, a hole in his trachea, and a collapsed lung likely caused by a disagreement with a larger dog. This picture was taken when he was first being evaluated by our doctor, but he was in...

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Puppy Saved from Euthanasia

Puppy Saved from Euthanasia

This little puppy was an owner requested euthanasia in Everman due to a fracture in her right humerus. Fortunately Everman Animal Control asked for rescue, because she is SUCH a sweetheart! Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable...

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Kitty Injured by a Car Engine

Kitty Injured by a Car Engine

This poor kitty was found by a Good Samaritan after the kitty had a run-in with a car engine. This is a common type of injury in the winter months. Despite what looks like a very painful injury, she wants lots of love and attention, and a good attitude goes a long way...

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Jules’ Leg Surgery

Jules’ Leg Surgery

We have previously shared Jules, who has a broken humerus and needs leg surgery to stabilize the fracture with a plate. That surgery is going to cost $3,200 (after a 20% discount the surgeon generously grants to nonprofits). An anonymous benefactor has offered to...

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Beefcake’s Weight Loss Journey

Beefcake’s Weight Loss Journey

This is Beefcake. He originally came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control tipping the scales at 24 pounds and had a 3 inch cyst on his neck. He has reduced lung function and carrying around all that extra weight was hard on him. He has spent the last two...

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Little Chihuahua with an Inguinal Hernia

Little Chihuahua with an Inguinal Hernia

This little girl came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a huge inguinal hernia and heartworms. The hernia is significant enough that it’s interfering with her bowel function. We are going to get her veterinary care so she will be ready for a new home....

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Sweet Heeler with a Broken Humerus

Sweet Heeler with a Broken Humerus

This sweet heeler came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with a badly broken humerus and will need a surgical specialist to repair the fracture. Donate here to support this pup's recovery. View our available adoptable animals here.Animal Hope Adoptions is...

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Severely Anemic Dog Recovering from Hookworms

Severely Anemic Dog Recovering from Hookworms

This little fella is a severely anemic dog that is now under our care. He came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control with anemia due to fleas and hookworms. We are going to give him the veterinary care he needs so he will be ready to find his new forever home....

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Puppy with Anopthalmia

Puppy with Anopthalmia

We made a 4 hour round trip to pick up this little baby with anopthalmia, or undeveloped eyes, and his littermates. He was born to a feral mom in someone’s shed outside Wichita Falls. He will be going off to foster to work on socialization and we will be watching his...

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Curly – Sweet Pup Hit By A Car

Curly – Sweet Pup Hit By A Car

Curly was probably hit by a car, causing him to be non-weight bearing on one of his rear legs. It looks like he has a broken pelvis so will likely need a month of cage rest before he is ready to find his forever home! Donate here to support Curly's recovery. View our...

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Three Medical Rehab Kitties

Three Medical Rehab Kitties

We have three new medical rehab kitties: Legs, who needs a hind limb amputation; Bayou, who has a broken pelvis; and Squeaks, who has a traumatic brain injury. We are going to give these kitties medical care to get them ready for a forever home. Donate here to support...

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Voodoo – The Blind Bully

Voodoo – The Blind Bully

Voodoo is a six-year-old blind bully. He is completely healthy aside from the fact that he is blind! This handsome boy uses sound and smell to guide him. He is super sweet and gets along with other dogs and people. Voodoo gets super excited when he bumps into a...

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