abandoned dogs

  • Detroit home to upwards of 50,000 abandoned dogs

    Detroit home to upwards of 50,000 abandoned dogs

    Just over a month after the financially-troubled city of Detroit, Mich., filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, news of another crisis has animal lovers wondering what can be done. Once the home of American automobile innovation, manufacturing, and the birthplace of Motown music, Detroit is now home to packs of abandoned dogs, […]

  • When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten

    When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten

    That scraggy, skinny dog or cat who wanders around your neighborhood may not be a stray, but a household pet who may have run away from home and become lost.

  • British authorities approve microchip mandate

    British authorities approve microchip mandate

    While 60 percent of Britain’s 8 million dogs already have microchips — small biocompatible chips inserted beneath the pet’s skin that, with a code, are linked to the owner’s contact information — that percentage is not good enough for government officials hoping to cut down on the number of loose and homeless dogs in their […]