An adorable dog was rescued on the side of a busy freeway by his brand-new family. These brave and kind humans stopped on the side of the freeway to save the straggly dog and named him Freeway.

They took Freeway home and got him cleaned up, only to find that he was badly beaten up. The poor pup was in so much pain, so they nursed him back to health. They opened their home to Freeway and gave him some TLC, and he was happier than ever.


#Freeway has a new home. Our Home 💕🐾 🐾 🐾 🐾 🐾 #rescuedog #puppy #furbaby

♬ I Can See Clearly Now (Remastered) – Johnny Nash

In an update video, it’s clear that @rosy.creations has made Freeway feel right at home. Freeway now loves to use his dog brother as a pillow and can be seen resting his head on his new friend.


We will try to post more updates here but he has his own page on Insta @ cheereroftheunderdog #rescuedog #elderlydog #puppy

♬ Happy – Pharrell Williams

Freeway also loves to wait for his humans to get home from work so they can finally play fetch!


Freeway waiting for his human to get home from work so they can play fetch. Link to his Instagram on profile. #rescuedog #freeway

♬ Somebody’s Watching Me – Single Version – Rockwell

We know that Freeway is incredibly grateful to his new family for saving him from the busy and scary freeway.

According to national estimates, approximately 6.3 million companion animals are abandoned and enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year. In the US alone, over 5.4 million cats are killed on the side of the road. If you happen to notice a cat on the side of the road, whether or not the animal is injured, safely put on the hazard lights and pull your car completely off the road before attempting to rescue them, says the Humane Society.

Here are the full rescue tips that just may come in handy one day, and while you’re at it, sign this petition to demand all states make all animal abuse a felony now!

Related Content:

Easy Ways to Help the Planet:

  • Eat Less Meat: Download Food Monster, the largest plant-based recipe app on the App Store, to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy. You can also buy a hard or soft copy of our favorite vegan cookbooks.
  • Reduce Your Fast Fashion Footprint: Take the initiative by standing up against fast fashion pollution and supporting sustainable and circular brands like Tiny Rescue that are raising awareness around important issues through recycled zero-waste clothing designed to be returned and remade over and over again.
  • Support Independent Media: Being publicly funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high-quality content. Please consider supporting us by donating!
  • Sign a Petition: Your voice matters! Help turn petitions into victories by signing the latest list of must-sign petitions to help people, animals, and the planet.
  • Stay Informed: Keep up with the latest news and important stories involving animals, the environment, sustainable living, food, health, and human interest topics by subscribing to our newsletter!
  • Do What You Can: Reduce waste, plant trees, eat local, travel responsibly, reuse stuff, say no to single-use plastics, recycle, vote smart, switch to cold water laundry, divest from fossil fuels, save water, shop wisely, donate if you can, grow your own food, volunteer, conserve energy, compost, and don’t forget about the microplastics and microbeads lurking in common household and personal care products!