Dog rescued from I-75 in Atlanta

Good News Notes: “It was a harrowing rescue along Interstate 75 in Atlanta on Friday night.” “A couple watched as a dog walking alongside Howell Mill Road took a detour onto the busy interstate highway. The dog rand onto the HOV lane of I-75 northbound.” “The couple drove behind the Chihuahua as other vehicles stopped…

Dog found shielding kittens from cold on side of Canada road, shelter says

 Good News Notes: “A stray dog recently found on the side of the road in Canada was discovered sheltering several babies — not a litter of her own puppies, however, but a set of  five adorable kittens.” “The dog, named “Serenity,” was spotted shielding the baby cats from the cold roughly two weeks ago in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, according to Pet and Wildlife…

Dog rescued after falling into icy pond

 Good News Notes: “Fire officials said two people tried rescuing the dog, but they fell through the ice in the process.” “When Engine Co. 10 arrived, the people had gotten out of the water. According to the release, the dog was spotted 50 feet from the shore, still in the icy water.” “One firefighter put…

Rescued dog flourishes in new life

Good News Notes: “Michael Fitzgerald, 17, was strolling in his backyard, which is near a lake, when he found what he said looked like a trapped coyote between some trees.” “He was so scared and tired, he looked like he didn’t know what was going on,” he said. “He looked scared for his life, like…

Owner of dog rescued from Pima County cliff speaks

Good News Notes: “It’s been a rough few days for 3-year-old Scout. The terrier mix is dealing with damaged paws and wounds from cactus spines that were in his body. That’s because he was trapped on a cliff along Blackett’s Ridge Trail at Sabino Canyon over the weekend.” “Scout disappeared on Saturday and crews found…

Natalie Portman Rescues Prison Dog

Good News Notes: “The 38-year-old actress shared an adorable photo of her new rescue pup named Sunday, who she rescued earlier this month from Paws for Life K9 Rescue.” “The organization takes dogs from city and county shelters in California that need to be trained or need socialization, and places the pooches with trainers who are incarcerated throughout…

Paralyzed dog finds new way to get around thanks to wheelchair donation

Good News Notes: “A dog surrendered to a humane society in Wisconsin is showing absolute resilience with her new way to get around.” “Once her story was shared on facebook, it got the attention of Melissa Maluegge.” “She turned her grief into giving back by donating Riley’s wheelchair to Kira.” View the whole story here:…

NYPD officers climb fire escape, rescue dog from Washington Heights fire

Good News Notes: “The flames broke out in an apartment building on Fort George Avenue in Washington Heights around 5 a.m” “Police say the officers, identified only by their last names — Torres and Harrington — climbed up the fire escape and banged on windows to tell residents to get out.” “Then, the officers came…

Prineville dog lost for 3 weeks finds her way home

 Good News Notes: “When Carol Williams adopted Pepper, she envisioned the dog protecting her goats from coyotes.  But when Pepper didn’t adapt to her role, Williams decided to put Pepper up for adoption.” “On Oct. 5, a Bend family adopted Pepper and brought her to Petsmart to buy her a collar and a leash. Pepper found a…