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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — They rescue Caribbean dogs year-round, but right now a Virginia Beach nonprofit is working overtime. Island Dog Rescue brings dogs in every few days from the rubble of Puerto Rico. “There are a lot of moving parts to this – a lot of puzzle pieces,” said Sali Gear, who runs Island …

The 15-year-old had only been volunteering at her local animal shelter for a few days when she suddenly reunited with her childhood cat named Spunky. Hannah Rountree hadn’t seen Spunky since he disappeared from her home in Roseburg, Oregon, on a family vacation three years ago. In the days following her disappearance, Hannah often cried …

RELATED: Over 800 animals from overcrowded shelters found new homes at adoption event Statistics from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicate that approximately 6.5 million pets enter United States animal shelters nationwide each year. This number is estimated to have decreased by 7.2 million since 2011. Approximately 1.5 million shelter …