This sad story has a very happy ending!
A dog — estimated to be about 14 years old — was found deaf and starving in a parking lot when a decent human being called FIDO, the Friends of Indianapolis Dogs Outside, for help. The poor thing was COVERED in fleas!
Here's what FIDO said about the poor pup:
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We previously mentioned that Kristin Davis adopted a cutie baby elephant!!
She is a huge animal rights activist and big supporter of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, who protects and perseveres Africa's wilderness and wildlife.
Now, Kristin is taking things up a notch and actually raising funds to help protect elephants from poaching in Kenya.
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Kristin Chenoweth is a wonderful woman who has her own animal charity called Maddie's Corner, named for her dog Maddie.
She's a caring, compassionate person and also an Oklahoma native, so she's doing whatever she can to help those affected by the recent devastating tornado.
She is selling "Lending A Helping Paw" t-shirts through her charity at $25 a pop to try and raise money to help pets in need of medical attention since the tornado hit.
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In Baltimore, a person was passing by a dumpster when they heard an awful moaning sound coming from inside.
When they investigated, they found a badly abused doggy!!
The one-year-old pit bull puppy was rescued by Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) and rushed to a veterinary center.
The vets found that the dog had been severely abused, starved down to only 30-pounds and then dragged behind a vehicle.
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This is so ahmayzing!!
A farmer in western Kentucky, Bland Hardison, had an interesting part of his will.
When he died, a whopping $225,000 was to be distributed evenly to every government run animal shelter in the state!!
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Almost exactly one year ago, James Cameron traveled to the Challenger Deep.
The Challenger Deep is the lowest point in the Mariana Trench… 7 miles down!!
Now, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has announced that Cameron is partnering with them to advance ocean sciences.
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As if we needed more reasons to love Rachael Ray!
Rachael is doing her part to help the victims of hurricane Sandy by donating a whopping $500,000!!
The money is going to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help pets and families who are struggling in the wake of Sandy.
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