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Passersby must have noticed the dog that was bumping against the guardrail of a busy highway as she edged along, trying to stay out of harm’s way. Cars continued to speed past; eventually someone stopped to help her and discovered she was hugging the rail because she was blind. Pet Matchmaker in Treverton, PA, took her in and listed her …

Tanzanite, lovingly called Tansy, pulls herself across the ground with her shoulders, dragging her back legs.. She suffered an injury, probably from an animal bite, when she was a day or two old, and it damaged her spinal cord, making her paraplegic. “I’ve had people say, ‘Awww, poor thing,’ when they see her,” says Karina, who is the volunteer coordinator …

Molly and her littermate, Amber, were born to be sold, but congenital eye problems ruled that out. They were surrendered and ended up at Chihuahua Rescue & Referral in Federal Way, WA. The two dogs were placed in a foster home, and one day when they were outside, the foster caregiver witnessed a raccoon attacking Amber. Molly leaped into the …