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Animal Abandonment

The New York Blood Center Has No Heart

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.29.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The New York Blood Center has abandoned a colony of 66 chimps in Liberia that its research teams used in experiments for three decades, reports James Gorman of the New York Times in a story today. This story is not just about the chimpanzees, but also about the caregivers who have sacrificed so much.

For the Love of Dog, Put Us Out of Business

Robert Shapiro | Posted 01.05.2015 | Green
Robert Shapiro

Don't get us wrong, we love the cheer that lights up chilly December, but to the directors of a no-kill animal shelter in NYC, holidays spell little more than disaster for thousands of momentarily-loved pets in Manhattan alone.

Animal Shelters: Miracles Happen Here

Ken White | Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact
Ken White

In 2011, more than 6,000 miracles happened here. That's more than 6,000 animals' lives saved. And this is just one shelter of thousands around the country.

Creativity in Animal Rescue

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.18.2011 | Impact
Soren Petersen

Using social-media, our design research team reached out to animal lovers for creative ideas in dealing with the growing issue of animals being abandoned to shelters. Here are the top five ideas we gleaned.