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I Am a Dog: Happy Mother's Day to Rescuers

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Maggie Van Ostrand

I am Cejas the Dog. I am grateful. Dog mothers don't have to be dogs themselves. We have birth dog mothers and then we have human Dog Mothers, the beautiful, dedicated, loving volunteers at local SPCAs, city shelters, and rescue organizations.

You Said You Were Thankful.. Here's How To Show It

Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact

It’s strange how on Thanksgiving we spend so much time thinking about what we are thankful for, only to seemingly forget most of the other 364 days ...

Life Is Full of Pawsibilities: Celebrating Dogs -- Young and Old

Heather Hummel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Heather Hummel

We have even been known to FaceTime so they can see their granddogs, much to the confusion of Julie and Stephan who look quizzically at the screen when they hear the high pitched voices calling their names.

AWW: Loyal Pit Bull Puppy Acts As Seeing Eye Dog For His Blind Brother

Posted 11.18.2013 | Good News

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Someone Killed Four Kittens In Long Island

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

Workers at Riverhead Brake Service on East Main Street in Long Island uncovered a grisly scene in their backyard Tuesday morning. Four black-and-g...

Have YOU Talked To Your Pets About Condoms?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

It’s time to have ‘the talk.’ With your cat. The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals launched a spoof website for ...

LOOK: The Most Adorable Veterinarians In The Country

Posted 08.22.2013 | Good News

The cutest veterinarians in the country can be found perfecting their medical skills at the Virginia Beach SPCA in Virginia Beach, Va. The little ...

Florida College Builds Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired 'Dorms' For Cats

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.19.2013 | College

Florida Southern College is building new dorms inspired by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright ... for cats. While they won't exactly be dormitories p...

EMTs Save Starving Pit Bull Pup

Posted 12.04.2012 | Good News

When a Buffalo, N.Y., veterinary clinic reportedly refused to take in a starving puppy found shivering in its parking lot, a local EMT crew came to th...

Cases Of Dogs 'Neutered' Using Rubber Bans Greeted With Concern, Disgust From Animal Cruelty Advocates

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

Home neutering is a disturbing, dangerous and illegal trend in domestic animal care that has to stop, according to the SPCA and PETA. In Canada, th...

DOZENS Of Puppies Rescued From Cars In Ireland

Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Ireland after dozens of puppies were seized from two cars in Dublin. The Dublin Society for Preventi...

How I'm Celebrating Non-Parents Day

Melody Moezzi | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Melody Moezzi

Considering roughly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned, it makes you wonder: Why don't people give nearly as much consideration to childbearing as they do to pet adoption?

ANIMAL DUMPER? This Vet Is Accused Of Tossing Dead Pets On The Highway

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime

HARRISON, N.Y. -- A New York veterinarian has been charged with dumping 35 euthanized pets alongside a highway. The Society for the Prevention of C...

MASSIVE Cockfighting Ring Busted In Keys

Posted 05.25.2012 | Miami

During a drug bust at Rockland Key apartments on Thursday, Monroe County Sheriff investigators stumbled upon what appeared to be a massive cockfightin...

10 Household Items Your Local Animal Shelter Will Love

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The next time you uncover old and unused things while cleaning your home, consider donating them to your local animal shelter. Everyday items you migh...

New Bird Spices Is Actually A Spray Painted 'Faux Hawk', And The Judge Isn't Laughing

Posted 01.19.2012 | Weird News

A group of New Zealand birdwatchers thought that they encountered a new species -- but really, it was just a faux hawk. A Dannervirke District Cour...

Euthanizing a Loved One

Ken White | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Those of us who work in animal welfare are frequently asked to answer a question that has no answer: When is the right time to end the life of a loved animal? A lousy question, but I guess it's just part of the job.

The Stray Dogs Of Thailand And How Travel Can Help Them

Wendy Diamond | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Thailand is filled with abandoned pets, but a grassroots effort is beginning to take shape to help these abandoned animals.

New Digs for the Dogs, And Everyone Else

Ken White | Posted 11.22.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

A first of its kind in the nation, PHS/SPCA's new Center is literally a life-saving tool. A 57,600 square foot, three-story-tall life-saving tool built to care for animals in need.

Duff Goldman: The Ace of Cakes On A Sugar High

Regina Varolli | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

A lot has changed for Duff Goldman over the past year. The Ace of Cakes has gone off on a motorcycle powered Sugar High, becoming a bi-coastal frequent flyer who told me, "I travel so much I don't have a time zone anymore."

Lending a Helping Paw on the 10-Year Anniversary of 9/11

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

While our firefighters and police officers became real-life superheroes on September 11th, we must not forget the four-legged heroes who played a big part.

An Introduction: My Life With the Animals

Ken White | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

I've shared my office space with dozens of venomous snakes, and I've been responsible for the lives of hundreds of thousands of homeless dogs, cat and other animals. In all ways, it's work you take home with you.

100 Sled Dogs Slaughtered, Dumped In Mass Grave Following Slump In Tourism

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The heinous slaughter of 100 dogs in British Columbia has revealed a "dirty secret" of the dog sled industry, according to CKNW. Following the 201...

Majority Willing To Risk Their Lives To Save Pets, Says Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A recent study conducted by a New Zealand university student found that over 50% of pet owners are willing to risk their lives to save a non-human fam...

'Gothic Kittens' Trial Begins: Groomer Holly Crawford Faces Animal Cruelty Charges Over Piercing Cats

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is on trial to face animal cruelty charges for marketing "gothic kittens" with ear and nec...