1. This is not the puppy that Roy Peter Clark helped to save, but you have to admire its moxie.
  2. Margot and Turk are two senior animals hoping to find soft and loving homes to retire in.
  3. Angelica Steinker, owner of Courteous Canine, Inc. in Lutz, poses with Power, one of her three dogs. (photo by Kendra Bailey)
  4. Cleo and Georgia are two senior animals hoping to find love and comfort for the rest of their lives.
  5. Rabbits up for adoption snuggle together in their cage Wednesday at the SPCA Tampa Bay in Largo.
  6. German shepherd Gunther VI sits by the pool at a house formerly owned by pop star Madonna, on Monday in Miami. Gunther VI inherited his vast fortune, including the eight-bedroom waterfront home, from his grandfather Gunther IV. The estate, purchased 20 years ago from the pop star, was listed for sale Wednesday.
  7. Jack Novoselski, founder of SouthEast Beagle Rescue, whispered the promise of a better life to each dog his organization rescued.
  8. Chip and Merle are two puppies hoping to find loving families.
  9. Mary “Snakey” Urquhart stands with Friday, one of the horses of the Horses for Handicapped Foundation of Pinellas County. Photo by Philip Morgan
  10. Bessie and Pirate are two of many animals looking for fur-ever homes.
  11. Brielle and Kodak are two of many animals hoping to find fur-ever homes.
  12. Alex and Purr are two of many animals hoping to find fur-ever homes.
  13. Daisy and Luke at two of many young pets available for adoption this week.
  14. In this 2020 photo, Jessica Josephs holds Cole and her husband Chris Poole holds a cat toy up for Marmalade at their home in Tampa.
  15. Adrian and Boomer are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  16. While excess cannabis consumption by canines is not new, cases are growing as more states legalize the drug, and its use becomes more widespread, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
  17. Conway and Gunther are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  18. Lothar Weimann plays with his two German Shepherds, Ellie, right, and Willy, in the backyard of his home in Gainesville, Fla. When 68-year-old Weimann suffered a stroke at home in May, Ellie got through three gates and barked furiously to alert a neighbor.
  19. Marvel actor and former WWE wrestler Dave Bautista holds Penny, his newly adopted puppy from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. She was found with a metal chain embedded in her neck that required surgery. Batista offered $5,000 reward for information on the abuser, and celebrity friends and others have added more than $7,000 more.
  20. Anita and the three Mouseketeers are all looking for loving homes.
  21. Chrissy and Little Willie are two of many animals looking for forever homes.
  22. Cade and Eren are two of many animals hoping to find forever families.
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