^That reminds me of my SAT essay...I'd forgotten about it (after all, it was 11 years ago), but I wrote about a young homeless man I saw while on a road trip. He was sitting outside a grocery store with his dog when another man handed him a few dollars. The homeless man went into the grocery store and returned a few minutes later with a bag of dog food.
Here is a great photo example of people doing right by animals. These Norwegian guys collaborating to save a drowning sheep: