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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
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
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
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 […]