Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA, like so many local sheltering organizations, has made huge strides over the years in addressing the dog and cat crisis through the combination of subsidized spay/neuter programs plus education/advocacy campaign plus adoption programs.
The sad truth is that a stray cat has a better chance of finding a new home -- not to mention staying alive -- if it never sees the inside of an animal shelter.
Maisy and Bear have always been together even when they were dumped off at the shelter. Bear has been like a big brother for Maisy, looking out for her. Maisy and Bear spent most of their life severely neglected. Unfortunately for Maisy and Bear, their time was running out at the shelter.
Now, Demetri is alive and well. He gets along with other cats, enjoys being petted and loves attention. He is the ideal and perfect pet. Demetri's light shines through, and now he's looking for the perfect forever home.
Elaine Hendrix wakes up and celebrates every day of life with a huge breath of air and a great big smile on her face. She puts passion and love into everything she does, whether it's acting or saving animal's lives.
It is hard to believe that someone would abandon Rosebud. Rosebud, an English Bulldog who loves sloppy kisses and belly rubs, was tossed on the streets by her previous owner. She lived in a kennel her whole life as a breeding dog used to breed English Bulldog puppies.
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.
Is it a love match? Yes. Has it been easy? No. To survive on the streets a cat or dog has to find its own way of doing things, and Oberon wants what he wants when he wants it.
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Once the Veterinarian diagnosed Dora with breast cancer and she could not longer breed puppies, her owner deemed her useless. The veterinarian saw Dora in high spirits despite her poor health, and refused to euthanize her.
Freedom was something two Beagles named Abe and Davey had never known. They had lived their whole lives in a cage. Born to a breeder and sold to a laboratory when they were just puppies, they were used for toxicity testing where tubes were shoved down their throats against their will.
I was cool with the job change and the Caribbean excursion. But a dog? I'd been fighting this for years.
One of the two dogs rescued from the Lancaster, Calif. shelter on July 14th couldn't even wag his tail when he was rescued. "His fur was so severe...
When Willa was picked up by Animal Control the scars on her face and neck were deeply infected. The skin on her neck was so inflamed and bloody that it was hanging off of her. Abscesses covered her face.
Watch as these six adorable little balls of fur enjoy their first day outside in the beautiful summer sun! These cute and cuddly kittens are all re...
It is a miracle that a car didn't hit Jake, a young Chihuahua-Papillion mix. You see, Jake was born blind. His chances of survival on the streets were slim to none. Lucky for Jake, he was able to find his way out of the shelter and into a forever home.