Volunteer Pilots Move Hundreds of Animals from Flood Ravaged South Carolina

Pediatric neurosurgeon Herb Fuchs insisted on keeping his promise, even though he'd just lost his mom.

“I said you don't have to do this,” Pilots N Paws founder and president Debi Boies tells PEOPLE. “But he said, 'No, I need to be there, I want to. My mom would be proud.' It just shows you the dedication these people have – our pilots are so wonderful.”

VIDEO: Meet a Shelter Pup Who Makes His Bed Every Day

He's going to make somebody really happy someday.

A pit bull available for adoption at a shelter in Kettering, Ohio, may have found a place to spend forever thanks in part to a YouTube video that shows how he makes the bed in his kennel every day (click and you'll see, the pup does hospital corners like a pro!).

Former Abused Circus Bear Cholita Is Loving Her First Taste of Freedom

Who doesn't love the happy ending? 

Adopt Me! Saved from the Meat Industry, Nottaburger Is Learning Manners and More

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Nottaburger, a nearly 1-year-old Tosa saved last month from the Korean meat industry.

The pup's story is best explained in his own words:

Kitten Left for Dead in Paper Bag Pulls Through, Earns the Name 'Miracle'

It was a pleasant afternoon in Racine, Wisconsin, on Sept. 7. Many were out enjoying the weather, including a group of young kids, who strolled past a paper bag on the street. After one of them kicked the bag, their carefree mood was erased.

“Out rolls a kitten,” says Angela Speed, vice president of communications for the Wisconsin Humane Society. He was covered in feces and barely clinging to life. Inside the bag were two other kittens, already dead.

Florida's Old Dog House Rescue Gives Senior Dogs a Chance at Forever Home

Younger's Sutton Foster and the ASPCA Want Every Shelter Pet to Hit the Jackpot

Sutton Foster is a two-time Tony winner, who has headlined musicals like Throughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes and Young Frankenstein, and is the current lead of TV Land's Younger alongside Hillary Duff. But there is one role that Foster, 40, enjoys playing more than any of her professional parts and that is the role of mom to her rescue pup Mabel. 

California Dog Who Survived Acid Attack Finds Home, Is Training to Become Therapy Pet

Fergus has found his forever.

The 16-month-old golden retriever, whose story outraged dog lovers and beyond, has found a new home after surviving a brutal acid attack in August.

Adopt Me! 'Snuggle Bug' Pippin Survived a Fire, Now She Needs a New Home

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Pippin, one of sixteen cats who were saved in August from a fatal house fire in Mount Kisco, New York.

Emmylou Harris Reflects on 10 Years of Animal Welfare Activism

Emmylou Harris began her inspiring journey in animal welfare activism after Bonaparte, her people-friendly poodle mix and 10-year tour companion, died suddenly in 2002.

“He was so easy,” she tells PEOPLE. “He was a great traveler, so good on the bus and with people. I just thought to take him one day and then for the next 10 years he came with me everywhere.”