• Outdated Breed Laws Leave Family With A Heartbreaking Choice: Their Dog Or Their Home

    17 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Last April, a distinctive black and white pooch named Lucy escaped her yard and found herself in the care of Leawood, Kansas Animal Control. This everyday incident set off a desperate legal battle that remains unresolved.
    Even though Lucy's mom, Kristi Bond, rushed to pick her up the following day, a letter from the city of Leawood soon arrived. They had deemed Lucy a “dangerous animal” because she fit the “appearance and characteristics” of a Pit Bull.
    Photo via Kristi Bond/GoFundMe
    The Battle Begins
    The Bonds had three days to rehome Lucy, or she would be taken based on Section 2-102 of...
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  • Dedicated Dog Found Guarding Family's Home After It Was Destroyed By The Camp Fire

    Dedicated Dog Found Guarding Family's Home After It Was Destroyed By The Camp Fire

    17 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    When the Camp Fire approached Bill and Andrea Gaylord's 80-acre ranch they had only minutes to evacuate. They attempted to bring their two Anatolian Shepherd dogs, Miguel and Madison, to safety but both dogs ran off to protect the property, and they were forced to leave without them.
    The Camp Fire burned over 153,000 acres, destroying buildings and tearing apart families. Many people, like the Gaylords, were forced to leave their pets and were uncertain about their fate. However, organizations in the area had volunteers who were willing to check on pets. Bill and Andrea, extremely worried...
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