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No Kill: Are We Running As Fast As We Can?

Susan Houser | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Susan Houser

Freeimages.com Content License We all want the United States to get to No Kill as fast as possible, but institutions take time to change. Given the i...

Eight Strange Doggy Bathroom Habits With Fascinating Explanations

LittleThings | Posted 06.02.2016 | Weird News
LittleThings

By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings Loving dog owners, no doubt this has happened to you before: while on a walk, everything is totally normal -...

Feather Fiend

Brian Caldirola | Posted 03.25.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

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Are You a Pilot? Then Volunteer to Rescue Dogs.

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.20.2016 | Good News
Steve Rhode

Nearly every single day in America a volunteer pilot is helping someone in some way to do good things. These volunteer pilots serve in a number of capacities, from flying patients to much needed medical care, to flying dogs from certain death in kill shelters or from animal rescues.

Learn About True Love From These Lifelong Couples Of The Animal Kingdom

LittleThings | Posted 01.20.2016 | Weird News
LittleThings

These days, it seems like good old-fashioned monogamy is making a serious comeback -- and why not? It's a beautiful thing to find a partner who you want to spend your life with! But you don't have to take our word for it. Just ask the animal kingdom!

The Unexpected Living Treasures of Ireland

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 01.12.2016 | Travel
Tanja M. Laden

In the end, Ireland features far more than a series of landmarks. It also offers far more than miles and miles of stunning scenery. What makes Ireland truly unique are all the living creatures who call it home, including the animals.

Telling the Full Story of America's Animal Shelters

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

While some reasonable estimates exist, the true number of U.S. animals sheltered at a national level has never actually been counted, much less shared. This lack of clarity severely impedes our ability to best serve our country's homeless animals.

PAWS NY Helps Senior Citizens Keep Their Pets

LittleThings | Posted 11.04.2015 | Good News
LittleThings

Beatrice Anderson is the loving owner of an adorable Bolognese dog named Lexus. When I asked Beatrice how she named her dog she said, "Well, I couldn't afford the car, so..."

Rescue Dog Hilariously Avoids Bath Time

LittleThings | Posted 10.21.2015 | Good News
LittleThings

Not all dogs enjoy bath time like this adorable gentle giant or this fox-lookalike little dog lounging in soapy water, but bath time is extra important for rescue doggies that are hoping to get adopted.

Artist Carves Animal Silhouettes In Paper And Takes Them Into Nature

The Huffington Post | Riley Arthur | Posted 10.21.2015 | Arts

Nikolai Tolstyh describes himself as a "natural craftsman." So it makes sense that the artist has begun a project carving animal silhouettes from pape...

Trophy Hunting's Tragic Victims

Azzedine Downes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Azzedine Downes

After decades of poaching and trophy hunting, elephants like Satao and the recently killed tusker are fewer and fewer. Is this conservation? Is it sustainable?

English Bulldog Puppy Barks For The First Time And Has The Funniest Reaction

LittleThings | Posted 09.24.2015 | Good News
LittleThings

Piper the English bulldog was born fairly recently, and lucky for us, her owners captured one of her very first attempts at barking. The result is possibly the funniest thing you'll see today.

Lucky Whale Watchers Get An Insanely Close View Of Humpback Pod

LittleThings | Posted 08.10.2015 | Travel
LittleThings

When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really cozy with the ocean's gentle giants.

Superzoo Roundup

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 08.03.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

If you had told me a year and a half ago, while sitting in my gorgeous office at the Conde Nast building, that I would attend something called SuperZoo during the period to come, I think I would have looked at you like you had three heads.

Mini Pig Meets A Pug, And It's Love At First Sight

LittleThings | Posted 07.17.2016 | Good News
LittleThings

When Charley brought home an adorable mini pig named Otis, he was a little nervous to see how Bella the pug would react to the newest family member. Thankfully, their owner filmed their first encounter because it's too precious for words!

Compassionate Bedrooms and Vegan Living

Dylan Kendall | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dylan Kendall

The bedroom is the heart of our home, our most intimate space. The bedroom is the room that recharges us, holds our secrets, and provides refuge. No piece of furniture is as important as our bed, the bedroom's centerpiece. For me, a comfortable bed is key to my bedroom and comfortable for me means soft and warm.

Who Really Does Run the Roost at Nadine Johnson PR? Lupo Wanted to Share With Us That He Really is Top Dog.

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 07.09.2016 | Style
Suzanne Donaldson

A few weeks ago we stopped by the fabulously hectic office of PR guru Nadine Johnson to get the scoop on dog mascot Lupo. He's stolen every heart in the office, so along with photographer Kimberly M. Wang/Eardog.com and Mindy Montney of Dog & Co, we dug further to see what made this dog tick!

Dylan the Dog and His Man Aki Steal Mrs. Sizzle's Heart and Noe DeWitt Was There to Capture It

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

The best part about being well-known as a crazy dog lady is receiving emails from friends about gorgeous rescue animals - and their even hotter owners!

Welcome to The Park Hyatt NYC Where Dogs Are People Too

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Suzanne Donaldson

In the city that never sleeps dog owners find it difficult to stay at a luxury hotel that allows pups to rest their heads. Since its opening last Augu...

Shinola Asked Mrs. Sizzle What a Hero Looked Like and by Hero I Mean Dog

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 06.26.2016 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

Sugar Baby is a Redtick Coonhound WHO NEEDS YOU! She's very sweet girl but she can be a bit timid as loud noises and quick movements do startle her.

Heartwarming Rescue of a Blind Pug Will Give You All the Feels

LittleThings | Posted 06.19.2016 | Good News
LittleThings

When a special needs pug came to the Michigan Humane Society, he was in bad shape. Mikey's beginning wasn't a positive one, and he was nearly euthanized before he got into the safe hands of MHS volunteers.

Sleepy Baby Elephant Picks One Awful Napping Spot

LittleThings | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News
LittleThings

A couple tourists to Krueger National Park in South Africa got to witness one little guy fall behind when he couldn't keep up when they stumbled upon a baby elephant in the road.

Mohan: The Unluckiest Elephant in the World

Wildlife SOS | Posted 05.21.2016 | Green
Wildlife SOS

Since humans captured him, his days have been filled with hard work, insufficient sustenance, and vicious beatings to force him to comply with his mahout's (caretaker/trainer) wishes. His nights have been spent in chains.

5 Hidden Animal-Derived Ingredients That Vegans Should Know

Sara Hohn | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Sara Hohn

Packaged convenience foods can be a lifesaver on busy days. But when you look closely at their nutrition labels, many ingredients have long chemical names that seem almost designed to prevent us from understanding what we're eating.

Give Spay/Neuter Options to Those Who Need Them Most

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 04.25.2015 | Los Angeles
Matthew Bershadker

Could you imagine having to give up your pet because you couldn't afford to spay or neuter it? Sadly, in underserved communities in and around the greater L.A. area, the biggest obstacles to spaying and neutering pets -- which is critical to preventing animal homelessness, suffering, and unnecessary euthanasia -- come down primarily to issues of economics and geography.