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Shelter Animals

Mama Cats Nursing Puppies Are 'One Big Happy Family'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.22.2016 | Good News

Family doesn’t have to mean you’re related by blood -- or even members of the same species. Two orphaned puppies at the City of LaGrange Animal Sh...

This Wobbly Kitten Wants To Stumble Straight Into Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.13.2016 | Good News

Jellybean needs a home where she can just be herself. The spunky, friendly kitten has cerebellar hypoplasia -- also known as CH -- a disorder that hap...

Star Wars Villains + Adorable Shelter Animals = Instant Win

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.08.2015 | Green

May the force these furry little animals be with you. To celebrate Star Wars Day and to raise awareness about the plight facing shelter animals, T...

These Dogs Are Shaking Paint Everywhere For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.13.2015 | Green

Forget Beethoven. For these pups, it's perfectly all right to shake to their hearts' content. A new art campaign called Canismo has given creative ...

Pet Store Secretly Replaces All The Animals With Rescues, Shoppers Fall In Love

The Dodo | Posted 05.01.2015 | Green

Animal shelters in Brazil are underfunded and overcrowded, and many families automatically bypass shelter pets — choosing to purchase a pricey puppy...

Blind Dogs Are Getting A Second Chance Thanks To This Simple Device

The Huffington Post | Alexa Liacko | Posted 04.21.2015 | Good News

One woman’s desire to help her 12-year-old blind poodle inspired her to create a device that protects vision-impaired dogs. Now, the device is being...

Tiny Chihuahua And Giant Mastiff Are BFFs At First Sight

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.28.2015 | Good News

Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and this quirky pair is proof. Digby the Chihuahua was found shivering under a blanket between two dumpster ...

This Man Just Flew His 3,000th At-Risk Animal To Safety And A Better Life

Associated Press | Tamara Lush | Posted 12.17.2014 | Good News

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A black and white French Bulldog named Reggie became a milestone for retired businessman Jeff Bennett. The squirmy canine beca...

Photos: Adopt These Adorable Pets Today!

Posted 09.25.2014 | Green

Here are the latest animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to mor...

Photos: Adopt These Adorable Pets Today!

Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

Here are the latest animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to mor...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable Pets!

Posted 09.03.2014 | Green

Here are the latest animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to mor...

This Man Has Driven More Than 1 Million Miles To Save The Lives Of 2,000 Dogs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.23.2014 | Good News

Everyone likes a road trip. Especially the nearly 80 dogs whose lives Greg Mahle saves every time he embarks on one. Twice a month for the past dec...

Little Kids Read Books To Shelter Cats, Adorableness Ensues

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 02.24.2016 | Good News

It's an adorable win-win situation: Kids can practice reading while shelter cats get the affection they need. Organized by the Animal Rescue Leagu...

LOOK: A Look Inside Bark-N-Rest, A Retirement Home For Former Death Row Dogs

Posted 09.19.2013 | Good News

By Crystal Gibson, Dogster Tiny, frail Jordan is almost 20 years old, has no teeth or a lower jaw, and is blind in one eye. She was dumped at a she...

Collaborating to Zero: Not Always a Cakewalk, but Critical to Success

Tracey Durning | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Tracey Durning

TZI came about after a philanthropist approached me in 2010 to ask what, if anything, could be done to solve the euthanasia issue and where should he put his money.

PHOTOS: Animals On Death Row In NYC

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.05.2012 | New York

As thousands of animals are put on death row in New York City, one passionate photographer has been dedicated to portraying animals in need of homes u...

PHOTOS: 13 Heartbreaking Animals In Kill Shelters

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

In 2009, Mark Ross began working in a kill shelter (that is, an animal shelter than euthanizes unclaimed pets). He started photographing the cats and ...

Barbis, Boosler vs. Brown & Board of Extermination

Elayne Boosler | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Elayne Boosler

Governor Jerry Brown wants to revoke the Hayden Law for shelter pets in California, which currently gives 4-6 days to allow owners to find their lost pets, injured animals to receive donated medical attention, or for fostering or adoption opportunity.

Westminster Can't Handle the Truth

Kathy Guillermo | Posted 04.16.2012 | Green
Kathy Guillermo

The big story out of the Westminster Dog Show this year isn't what's going on in Madison Square Garden -- it's what's NOT going on during the commercial breaks.

Dave the Dog vs. Dave the Husband

Ken White | Posted 04.04.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I recently heard from a woman seeking advice. It seems she and her husband had adopted a dog. The dog had arrived with the name Dave. He knows his name, and comes to it when called. The problem? So does her husband.

An American Cat In Paris

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Chuck was delighted with French food -- rabbit-flavored Friskies to be exact -- and he cheerfully rode the bus in a cat carrier that allowed curious passengers a full view of his impressive mane.

Our Favorite Hot Chick Businesses

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

We are excited to share our three favorite new businesses that were started by total Hot Chicks who are changing the world with their positive attitudes and actions. Check them out!