Many charitable organizations dedicate themselves to improving the welfare of animals. Here, we tell you about some of the best. These six organizations have four-star ratings from Charity Navigator, along with at least $13.5 million in total annual expenses.
The Search Dog Foundation partners dogs rescued from shelters with firefighters to help find victims buried in the wreckage of disasters.
Firefighter casualties have declined steadily since the 1970s, in part due to upgrades to firefighting equipment and safety standards. But newer building materials that burn faster remain a concern.