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Boy And His Cat Show Why More Domestic Violence Shelters Should Allow Pets

HuffingtonPost.com | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women

A 12-year-boy and his beloved cat have been reunited after a Phoenix domestic violence center opened a shelter for residents’ pets. When Robert P...

City Pound Allegedly Killed 2 Dogs By Accident

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Robert Herguth/BGA and Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green

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Apparently, You Can Teach An (17-Year) Old Dog New Tricks

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The time Pepé spent with us gave us the unexpected gift of wonder. Watching this little dog who was abandoned at the end of his life adapt to new surroundings was wondrous in itself. But every day with him was a gift.

Pet Care: Why Don't We Care Every Month of the Year?

Marc Joseph | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Marc Joseph

April has more pet awareness events than any other time of year.. But why do we even need to have a month filled with reminders that we have to continue to bring cruelty to animals to the forefront of the news?

How You Can Help Shelter Pets

Posted 03.19.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson: Many dogs and cats live the good life in the United States. But the prospects aren’t as good for th...

Who's Your Best Friend?

Marc Joseph | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Marc Joseph

In this modern world of us all moving in so many different directions at such a high speed, why do people slow down to smile, laugh and gush about pets?

Reality TV Starring Shelter Cats

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Of course, no remote-controlled toy can take the place of the love, security and permanency of a forever home. Hopefully, this remote-controlled device can play a role in helping more homeless kitties find adoptive families.

10 Benefits Of Adopting An Older Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Almost without exception, people who adopt older animals feel a special sense of pride and purpose in opening their heart to a hard-to-place pet. Doing a good thing really does make you feel good!

Camp Bow Wow's 'On Our Way Home Project' Provides Much Needed Aid For Animal Shelters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Pet services company Camp Bow Wow has just announced their On Our Way Home Project, which will aid in the improvement of current animal shelter facili...

Americans Favor Animal Shelters Over Pet Stores: Poll

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — Remember that old song, "How much is that doggie in the window?" For most Americans, it seems it's no sale. More than half of peo...

What About the Animals?

Richard C. Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Thompson

Do you know where your local animal shelter is? If so, you're in the minority.