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California Is Banning The Sale Of Non-Rescue Pets
California aims to expand animal protection by banning the sale of non-rescue pets.
Guy Makes Incredible Nametags Revealing Shelter Cats' Secret Opinions
"Dislikes: When jazz musicians call each other 'cats.'"
Shelter Dog Watches Her Former Family Arrive To Adopt A New Pooch
“With her fast-wagging tail seeing her owners, Zuzu lit up like a Christmas tree."
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Andy Cohen And His Instagram-Famous Pup Help Bring Adorable Shelter Pets To Schools
The Mutt-i-grees program teaches kids emotional intelligence.
Shelter Dog Simply Can't Control Her Excitement At Being Adopted
Yes, that's her new family. And those are Coso's paws high in the air. Free at last.
Why Get A Shelter Dog When You Can Get The Whole Shelter?
Danielle Eden is no stranger to hell. She usually brings a few dogs back from there.
Here Are The Surprising, Preventable Reasons Why People Give Up Their Pets
"We believe that pets and their people belong together"
The Cuteness Is Out Of Hand When Shelter Pets Help Out In Santa's Workshop
The cats are up for adoption!
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Beverly Hills Mandates That Pet Stores Can Only Sell Shelter Animals
Yes, that Beverly Hills.
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9 Very Good Reasons To Adopt A Mutt
In search of a new BFF? These 9 dogs are up for adoption!
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Woman Takes Home Dying Dog, Embarks On Loving Last Adventures With Him
"I think all animals should have a chance to have a happy life," she said. After bringing the canine home late last month
This Meow-nificent 'Cat Library' Helps Shelter Felines Find Forever Homes
"[The kittens] run around and they get socialized," Vesco-Mock says. "And it helps reduce stress in the office and in the
Mutts Are The Coolest Breed: The Unstoppable Rise Of Shelter Pets
The shelter added some whimsical features to show off its animals' best faces, like cheerful Facebook photos for dogs, cats
These Dogs Are Shaking Paint Everywhere For All The Right Reasons
A new art campaign called Canismo has given creative freedom to a group of dogs in an effort to raise awareness about the
Abandoned Pit Bull Nurses Newborn Kitten, Treats Her 'As Her Own'
A worker from animal rescue group Dallas Dog RR came across an abandoned pit bull on the side of the road in Texas, last
How A Single Photograph Can Help Save The Life Of A Shelter Dog
"She's chosen to put everything she has into these dogs," he said of Wilson-Smith. "I wanted to do something different, I
Dr. Laura Says Pit Bulls 'Should All Be Put Down,' Learns Dog Lovers Feel Otherwise
"Such speeches are totally unacceptable," reads the petition. "The reputation that pit bulls have is totally misleading... there
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