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How To Save Rescued Puppies: Ship Them North
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Demand for pets from animal shelters in the South will likely skyrocket as more states ban retail pet sales.
Animal Shelter Throws Senior Dogs Adorable Wedding So They Can Get Adopted Together
The staff at Kennebec Valley Humane Society thought marrying the pups who acted like an “old married couple” would be a good way of getting the word out.
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Shelter Takes In Dog Found With Heartbreaking Note Saying Owner Couldn't Feed Her
"Please take care of Sky," began the handwritten letter discovered by the Delaware Humane Association.
Noah's Arks Rescue
Animal Shelter Says Starved Great Dane Ate Its Own Foot To Survive
The 6-year-old dog was found by police tied up with no food or water in sight. Its former owners have been charged with ill treatment of animals.
Animal Shelters Cook Up Thanksgiving Dinners For Homeless Dogs And Cats
Doing something special for the homeless animals helps to boost the morale of shelter workers, too.
Steph Gomez via Delaware Humane Association
Joe Biden Just Adopted An Adorable Shelter Dog
The former vice president has been fostering Major, a German shepherd, and decided to make things permanent.
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Couple Holds Wedding 'Kitten Hour' Instead Of Cocktail Hour
In lieu of drinking, guests played and cuddled with cats from the Seattle Animal Shelter.
Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills
Shelter Seeks Home For Sweet Dog Who's Been There For Nearly 4 Years
Ginger is the shelter's "little princess," but it's time for her to find her own home.
Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary Inc
75-Year-Old Volunteer Visits Animal Shelter Every Day And Naps With Cats
“[He sleeps for] about an hour, then he’ll wake up and switch cats,” said the founder of Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary.
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Trucker Rescues Dozens Of Stray Dogs From Hurricane Florence In His School Bus
"Not the most conventional evacuation, but surely the one with the most heart."
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Staff, Over 100 Cats And Dogs Escape From Top Floor Of Flooding Animal Shelter
Cajun Navy Relief volunteers were able to help rescue the massive number of animals.
Wright Way Rescue
People Are In Love With This Robust Cat Who Has Very Specific Demands
Bruno needs to be pet while he eats and have his water just so. He also needs a home!
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Animal Shelter Worker Says Boss Told Her To Freeze Cats Alive
She refused, but authorities say the shelter did freeze other animals alive, including four kittens.
Pasadena Humane Society SPCA
Huge Cat, Weighing 29 Pounds, Shows Up As Stray At Animal Shelter
A California shelter's "HUGE CAT ALERT" is making a big impact.
SPCA of Wake County
Cat Finds New Home After Walking 12 Miles Back To Owners Who Rejected Him
His former family asked a local animal shelter to euthanize him. They refused.
Lifeline Animal Project
Dog Returned To Shelter For Being 'Too Nice' Finds New Home
We're glad Helena found a family who appreciates her.
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Couple Adopts Pet Pig From Animal Shelter Only To Kill And Eat Her
Because law enforcement said the pig was killed humanely, there's no legal action the shelter can take.
Seminole Humane Society
Loyal Dog Walks 20 Miles, Twice, To Get Back To Owners Who Gave Her Up
There's a happy ending for Cathleen, a Great Pyrenees mix.
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California Bans Pet Shop Sales Of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs And Rabbits
It's the first U.S. state to do so.
Island Dog Rescue
Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma
The owner of a dog rescue raised funds and swooped in to get dogs and cats out of harm's way before Maria hit.
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California Close To Banning Pet Shop Sales Of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs And Rabbits
The bill, aimed at fighting puppy mills and their ilk, still needs to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Fox Valley Humane Association
Shelter’s Posts About A Chewed-Up Dog Toy Read Like An Episode Of ‘CSI’
It is a VERY good crime story.
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