SUCCESS STORIES

Helen Woodward Animal Center sees some incredibly challenging pet rescue cases.  Fortunately, we see very happy endings, too! Here are a few stories of the animal rescues we receive and a glimpse at how these special pets have touched our hearts.

Three-Legged Pup is Literally the Bravest Pup We Know

Champion

Three-Legged Pup is Literally the Bravest Pup We Know

He spent months in pain due to an untreated broken leg.

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Leticia Brings Joy to the World

Leticia

Leticia Brings Joy to the World

This little kitten with a unique challenge proves nothing is impawsible.

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New Mom Raises Puppies, Now Fights Cancer

Blanca

New Mom Raises Puppies, Now Fights Cancer

This sweet dog had to wait until her puppies were weaned to begin cancer treatment.

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Puppy with Extreme Overbite Gets Outpouring of Love

Grim

Puppy with Extreme Overbite Gets Outpouring of Love

This Chiweenie puppy required surgery due to a severe overbite.

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Wonder Fosters to the Rescue

The W Puppies

Wonder Fosters to the Rescue

Nine puppies were orphaned after their mother was killed by a car.

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Video Game Turns Real Life for Frogger the Kitten

Frogger

Video Game Turns Real Life for Frogger the Kitten

6-week-old kitten found dodging traffic on the 101

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What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything!

Tina & Turner

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything!

The two kittens were found on an LA street with severe burns.

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Kitten Born Without Eyelids

Cleta

Kitten Born Without Eyelids

This sweet kitten required expensive reconstructive surgery. That's where we stepped in.

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Kittens Dumped on Streets of LA

Uzo, Umi & Utah

Kittens Dumped on Streets of LA

Three kittens found themselves abandoned in an industrial area near downtown Los Angeles.

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Surprise! Kitten Born Days After Siblings

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Surprise! Kitten Born Days After Siblings

The volunteer couldn’t believe what she found two days after her foster cat gave birth.

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Quintet of Colossal Cuteness

The Space Bears

Quintet of Colossal Cuteness

These five enormous puppies rescued from the inland desert.

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Kittens Trapped Inside Brick Wall

Jade & Janet

Kittens Trapped Inside Brick Wall

These longhair kittens were discovered hidden inside a brick wall!

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