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  • Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week 2016

    Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week 2016

    What do pets who suffer from blindness, deafness, and have black fur have in common? They’re less likely to be adopted from shelters & are considered “less adoptable.”

  • Government shutdown hurts animals, too

    Government shutdown hurts animals, too

    The government shutdown isn’t just having an impact on people; several agencies have shut down that monitor animal welfare and various regulations have been suspended.

  • October is (National) Adopt a (Shelter) Dog Month

    October is (National) Adopt a (Shelter) Dog Month

    Throughout October, two programs are promoting adopting shelter and rescue dogs — ASPCA’s National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and AHA’s Adopt a Dog Month.

  • New rehab center to help victims of animal cruelty

    New rehab center to help victims of animal cruelty

    Sometimes, all it takes to bring an animal out of his or her shell is a gentle pet on the head, a soft toy, a treat or a smile from a kind human. But for dogs rescued from abusive or neglectful situations — puppy mill dogs or dogs pulled from a hoarder’s home, for example […]