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Helping Pets Before They're in Harm's Way

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 05.01.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

The ASPCA's Cruelty Intervention Advocacy is a holistic intervention approach that takes into account how the societal challenges that pet owners often face -- including poverty, housing restrictions, lack of transportation, and limited resources -- profoundly affect the animals under their care. I'd like to share why this uncommon approach is so necessary to keep animals alive.

Student Newspaper Story Leads To Therapy Dog's Removal From Residence Hall

College Media Matters | Posted 04.13.2015 | College

A feel-good report in the University of Rhode Island student newspaper about a longtime housekeeper and his beloved therapy dog has led to the dog’s...

A Safe Haven For Victims Of Domestic Violence And Their Pets

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

There are myriad reasons victims of domestic violence hesitate to leave their dangerous situations, including fear, shame and uncertainty about what l...

LOOK: New York City's First Pet-Friendly Domestic Abuse Shelter

Posted 06.04.2013 | Good News

Last week, the Urban Resource Institute in partnership with the Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals launched People and Animals Living Safely, a new in...

Rhode Island Close To Ending Unique Ban

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 05.24.2013 | College

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. -- Police at the University of Rhode Island could soon be carrying firearms following a vote Thursday by state education officia...

Rhode Island Fires Coach

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — University of Rhode Island men's basketball coach Jim Baron was fired Sunday after 11 years and a 7-24 season. ...

Fighting Terrorism in Kingston, Rhode Island

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anthony Amore

Last week, I returned to my undergraduate alma mater, the University of Rhode Island, to give a talk as part of Dr. Jimmie Oxley's popular URI Forensi...