dog stories

Lessons from a Feral Dog

September 2, 2017

  by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma   It all began on a cold, dark February evening in 2013. A dog so terrified that he was unable to move was carried into my home by his transporter, and set down on the rug in my hallway. Charlie arrived as my latest foster, but the combination of his extreme fear […]

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina

February 22, 2017

by Barbara Isherwood   Hi readers: Its Monty Mutt here again.  You may remember that in the last episode I promised to tell you the story of how Tiny Tina came to be at Wagz , so here goes.          I first met Tiny Tina when she arrived at the shelter, I […]

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

February 6, 2017

by Barbara Isherwood As dog lovers, we want all dogs to enjoy high standards of care and the benefits of responsible pet ownership.  Sadly sometimes things go wrong and when that’s happens, it’s good to know that there are wonderful people who dedicate themselves to rescuing dogs in need and giving them a second chance.  […]

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Rescued Dog Returns the Favor and Gets Help For Fallen Woman

April 30, 2015

MASON CITY,  Iowa – It’s a pretty incredible story that happened in Mason City last week. A rescue dog returns the favor and saves her owner after taking a terrible fall. Late last week, Dee Greenan took her newly adopted Pomeranian, Peaches, outside as she always has, only this time Peaches got away. Greenan panicked, losing her balance and falling […]

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Mango is on a Mission to Help Veterans

July 28, 2014

Mango is a 2 yr old girl, overflowing with cuteness and love. She was found on the side of the road in a ditch in Fort Worth, and was picked up by animal control on a random call and dropped at the local city kill shelter. After being saved by Emma’s Rescue, multiple tests indicated damage that was irreversible. […]

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Pig the Dog Trains For Therapy Work

June 27, 2014

Pig the dog is one of the most unusual looking dogs you may ever see. She was born with a birth defect  called “short spine syndrome”. She appears to not have a neck and the length of her body is about 7 inches shorter than normal, giving her the appearance of a pig! This has […]

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