Cecil Williams, 61, and his guide dog, Orlando, managed to avoid being killed thanks to Orlando's actions and Williams' quick thinking after they fell onto the subway tracks in Manhattan. Unfortunately, Williams' insurance will not pay for the care of Orlando when he retires, which will be soon, but people are rallying to Williams' side to help keep him and his companion together.
Williams said he felt faint while waiting for a train at the 125th St. station. Orlando, Williams' beloved guide dog, tried to prevent him from falling onto the tracks but was unable to do so and was taken onto the tracks as well. He was apparently unconscious, but Orlando kept licking his face in order to wake him up.
Orlando's efforts were successful, and Williams soon sat up. An official from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) arrived and told him to lie down in the trench. As a train approached, Williams and Orlando took safety and the conductor was able to slow the train but not come to a stop before rolling over the duo. Thankfully they were not hit by the train and were taken to the hospital for minor injuries from the fall. more >>
This hilarious and unique take to Christmas songs is sure to have you smiling for a while as the Canadian band Walk off the Earth plays "Little Drummer Boy" with the help of dogs.
Watch this video below, and share it if it brings Christmas cheer to your heart.more >>
These dogs were caught in the act of committing cute doggie crimes and are being shamed for it by their owners. Their heinous crimes are now being smeared on the Internet. You will be laughing for hours when you see what these lovable dogs have done!
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A Florida-based animal rights organization that is suing New York state to give legal personhood for chimpanzees holds a neutral stance on abortion.
The Nonhuman Rights Project of Coral Springs has refused to take a position on the debate over whether en utero human life also deserves legal personhood recognition.
Michael Mountain, spokesman for the project, told The Christian Post that regarding the abortion debate "we don't have any position on that." more >>
A buggy crash in northwestern Pennsylvania left two dead this weekend, including an 11-year-old girl. The victims died of blunt force trauma, and State Police are still investigating the collision between the buggy and a semi-truck.
Mary Byler, 34, and her husband, William, 35, were in the buggy at the time of the accident; she was accompanied by her 11-year-old daughter, whose name has been withheld. Mary and her daughter passed away due to injuries after their buggy collided with a semi-truck. Coroner Brad McGonigle told the Associated Press the cause of death for both was blunt force trauma. Unfortunately, due to the severity of injuries, the family's horse also had to be euthanized.
The driver of the semi, Matthew Coulter, 36, survived but his condition was unknown at press time. The Pennsylvania Amish community to which the Bylers belonged is now mourning the death of two of their own. Buggy and vehicle collisions are not uncommon in Amish communities, where buggies are the main means of travel. Too often, "outside" vehicles unused to sharing the road with buggies are either driven too fast or some other incident occurs that leads to a serious accident. more >>
A couple in New Jersey was jailed for abusing their 17-year-old Cocker Spaniel this week.
Keith Morgan and Shauna Ewing Morgan were sentenced to six months in jail after a court hearing on Monday, Nov. 18.