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The phrase "meant to be" is used a lot...perhaps to excess. But a recent adoption at the animal welfare organization I work for truly is an example of something that was meant to be.
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Despite opposition from more than 12,000 animal welfare advocates, Washington, D.C.'s Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) continues its witch-hunt against outdoor cats.
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Hammond thinks that image is changing. A 2014 PetSmart Charities poll shows a substantial increase in the percentage of people
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Chewy has fit right in, snuggling and napping with his human brothers and begging for morsels of food in charming ways that
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Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Even if these chicks will be spoiled, too, Cummings says it's regrettable they had
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A few weeks after that, when the kittens are at least 2 pounds apiece and have been spayed or neutered, Waffle, Pancake, Muffin
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This is Columbo. He's up for adoption through Casa Del Toro Pit Bull Rescue. These dogs -- and their photos and descriptions
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This sweet dog has a sad backstory: She was given up to the Washington Humane Society in the nation's capital about a year
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Dorshkind is a former political pollster who lives in Washington, D.C., and became inspired to take home five kittens and
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These 65 animals do have one big, obvious thing in common: They've all been waiting for a very long time for someone to take
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The family found a good trainer, and Conall transformed into Lucas' service dog. "Conall has been and continues to be a tremendous
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The pets in this slideshow come from the following shelters and rescue groups: From D.C. and its surrounding areas, the Washington
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A lot of families have: Metro Animal Care and Control celebrated their 1,000th dog adopted in the 2014 program year last
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WHS's Diller told HuffPost "it’s hard to determine" exactly why so many animals are now being brought to the shelter, "but
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Here are some more photos, along those lines: This is a rhetorical question; obviously it does: Highly recommend the Wiener
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Not only did the Obama family introduce Sunny the puppy to her adoring country, but the White House also came out against breed-specific legislation -- regulations and laws that restrict ownership of dogs by breed, pit bulls being the most common target.
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The Washington Humane Society is in immediate need of adopters. In July alone, WHS took in 526 cats, 326 dogs, and 22 other domestic animals. At the same time, only 241 adoptions occurred -- just 27 percent of the total intake. WHS currently has over 250 animals who need homes now.
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And check out what happens when Congress and adoptable animals come together! Do you feel the urge to (gently) squeeze furry
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Update, May 31, 12:02 p.m.: Welcome home, Callista! From a media release: WHS is asking anyone with information about the
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Want to check it out? The final planting takes place at 3 p.m. on April 22, at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650