Robin Dahl

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Exercising just *this* much can help prevent depression

<i>Depression is one of the most common—and most stigmatized—illnesses of our time. To help people understand it, cope with it, and heal from it,</i> …

Mental Health

Yes, Dogs Know You’re Crying and Want You to Feel Better

Want your dog to help you through hard times? Try crying.<p>From Lassie to Balto, pop culture loves stories of a dog coming to a person’s rescue. …

Pets

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

Farmer Saves Newborn Calf from Freezing to Death by Holding Him in Hot Tub

One resourceful farmer took quick action to make sure that a newborn cow wouldn't freeze to death by treating the calf to a nice, relaxing dip in the hot tub.<p>Dean Gangwer, a third-generation farmer in Rossville, Indiana, keeps track of over a hundred cattle, but he says he must have missed one of …

Hot Tubs

Chicken Run :: March Rescue of the Month

This is our third year featuring Chicken Run Rescue (CRR) as part of our Giving Back program, and I was excited to hang out with the birds again! …

Birds

Idaho fire officials say parrots called out to be rescued from blaze

Fire crews in Idaho initially thought they heard cries for help from humans who were trapped in a house fire Friday evening.<p>But when they were able to knock the flames down, they realized the noises weren't coming from people, but from parrots.<p>KBOI reported that the fire broke out at a home in …

Toddler without feet gets puppy without a paw

Lt. Dan might have met a different fate in other circumstances.<p>But his owner, Karen Riddle, knew the white German shepherd puppy born with just one front paw was meant for something special.<p>And on Monday, the nine-week-old found a new home with Sapphyre Johnson, a toddler who lost both feet.<p>"A lot …

Cat Burned In House Fire Offers Support, Snuggles To Other Animals At Veterinary Hospital

Russell the cat has spent the last year and a half at a North Carolina veterinary clinic recovering from a fire that burned his face and body, made him lose the tips of his ears, and destroyed his family's house.<p>As he's been getting better, Russell's also been snuggling up with lots of new pals as …

Veterinary Medicine

Dog lost 2 years is reunited with family

HIRAM, Ga. — A dog that bolted after being frightened in a car wreck has been returned to his owners after going missing for two years.<p>Bear, a black dog with a little gray around his muzzle, was a rescue dog that Kelly Thomas and Ted Kupferman said they cherished.<p>"I rear-ended somebody and the …

Desperate Elephants Shot With Poison Arrows Travel To Humans For Help

Last month, a wild elephant and two of his friends were attacked by poachers. Wounded by poisoned arrows, they trudged across the African landscape …

Dudley was ripped from his mother’s arms

By the time he turned one, Dudley’s trauma of being taken from his mother was compounded when he lost his foot after twine became wrapped around it …

Homeless Woman Rescues Abandoned Cat, Gives Him Second Chance

"This wonderful lady cared very much about his well being. She provided for him even with having very little herself."<p>In a long-term-stay motel just outside Houston, a cat named Enrique was found locked in the bathroom. It happened a few weeks ago after he'd been abandoned there by his previous …

Pets

Russia gives France puppy to replace killed police dog

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have handed over a puppy to the French ambassador in Moscow to replace a French police dog killed in a raid, a show of solidarity with France in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.<p>Diesel, the 7-year-old Belgian shepherd killed in a French police raid targeting the …

This puppy mastered a 3D-printed wheelchair after being born with only 2 legs

The scientists gave him his first wheelchair fitting in early November. Crystal Richmond, a volunteer photographer at Friends of the Shelter Dogs, has been documenting his progress ever since.<p>Three weeks later, it's fair to say Tumbles has mastered the wheelchair.

Covered in tar & unable to move, this amazing rescue saved this dog's life!

Awe-inspiring recovery of a dog turning to stone from mange

Cute Little Yellow Bird Joins His Doggy Buddies For Dinner

Dachshunds seem like they'd be too discriminating and stuffy to dine with other common household pets, so a story about a Dachshund dining with a pet …

Pets

These 24 Horses Have The Most Unusual And Beautiful Colors In The World. #18 Is STUNNING.

Horses are one of the most majestic and diverse animal species on the planet. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and coat colors, some …

Hospital Grants Veteran's Dying Wish, Brings Beloved Horses to His Bedside

After risking his life for his country, Roberto Gonzalez only wanted one thing.<p>According to News 4, Gonzalez fought in the Vietnam war and was …

50 years a Slave : Raju the Elephant cried tears of joy after being FREED from suffering

Dog Whisperer

When she came through the swinging door, I gasped. Oozing sores, tufts of matted fur and raw patches of angry red skin--repulsive, hideous. I thought I might throw up. She scampered to Seth, who bent to her gently, cradling her carefully. Part shih-tzu, part who knows what, she was three months old …

Woman Adopts Cat, Returns To Shelter For His BFF He Grew Up With

"The idea of him living out his life in a cage just broke my heart."<p>This woman did the purrfect thing.<p>Two cats, a 16-year-old cream-colored tabby named Max and 11-year-old white and orange kitty named Mojo, entered Anne Arundel County Animal Control in Millersville, Maryland, together, on Nov. …

17 Animals Taking Care Of Other Animals

These animals embody an adorable form of altruism while caring for other species.

Village Boy Rescues Wounded Dog (Recovery Story)

Homeless Man Refused to Leave the Woods for His Health Until the 31 Dogs He Cared for Were Safe

Natchez Trace State Park is a beautiful wooded oasis, tucked between the borders of Mississippi and Tennessee. This 48,000-acre park is home to a …

Ontario couple can’t decide which dogs to rescue, buys entire Israeli animal shelter

When Danielle Eden went on an international dog rescue mission in January, she expected to return to her Ontario animal shelter with a handful of …

Firefighter braves icy pond to save dog

A daring rescue has been caught on camera. One brave firefighter recently rescued a frightened pup from an icy pond and reunited the beloved pet with his family.<p>After jumping a fence, Zeus fell into a pond filled with ice. Although the dog was able to hold on to the edge by two paws, the freezing …

AOL

295 Puppy Mill Dogs Freed From Horrific Conditions Thanks to Rescuers (PHOTOS)

When you see an adorable little puppy in the window of a pet shop it can be difficult not to stop and oogle over the adorableness. While there is no …