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  • Departing Daily Show Host Jon Stewart Is Turning His New Jersey Farm House Into An Animal Sanctuary

    Departing Daily Show Host Jon Stewart Is Turning His New Jersey Farm House Into An Animal Sanctuary

    The Stewarts live on a New Jersey farm with a menagerie of their own: two kids, four dogs, two pigs, one hamster, three rabbits, two guinea pigs, one parrot, and two fish...

  • PAWMICON: Comic-Con San Diego Gets One-Upped By Pups & Kitties In PAWSplay

    PAWMICON: Comic-Con San Diego Gets One-Upped By Pups & Kitties In PAWSplay

    For the third year in a row, the animal rescue group is making a super HULK SMASH in order to help raise awareness for their rescues and hopefully get them adopted.

  • Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July

    Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July

    Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776; here are 27 adoptable animals who share their names with those who signed the document.

  • Rescued Puppy & Kitten Are Best Friends [VIDEO]

    Rescued Puppy & Kitten Are Best Friends [VIDEO]

    Ruggles is a tiny shih-tzu who was rescued from a puppy mill bust. His kitten friend named Chompers was found alone under a porch when she was only two days old.

  • Pet Store Tricks Customers Into Adopting Shelter Pets

    Pet Store Tricks Customers Into Adopting Shelter Pets

    A pet store in Brazil tricked its customers by replacing the purebreds puppies and kittens for sale with shelter puppies and kittens which are free of charge.

  • Your Valentine may have four legs

    Your Valentine may have four legs

    Valentine’s Day is tomorrow (February 14), and if you’re thinking of adding a pet dog or cat to your household, Best Friends Animal Society has a deal for you.

  • Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

    Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

    PetSmart Charities’ 2014 Shelter Pet survey reveals surprising results from the 3,000 pet dog and cat owners who participated — especially in regard to adoption.

  • Top 10 things every responsible rescue should offer

    Top 10 things every responsible rescue should offer

    Editorial: An examination of animal rescue organizations that choose which animals are admitted to their programs and 10 telltale signs of a responsibly run facility.

  • Saving lives starts with support, not shame

    Saving lives starts with support, not shame

    Editorial: Several outreach programs are working to help spay and neuter pets and keep them in homes and off the streets with non-judgmental tactics. And they’re working.

  • Proposed Illinois bill would put rescue pets at risk

    Proposed Illinois bill would put rescue pets at risk

    Illinois Senate Bill 628 would make it mandatory for private shelters and rescues to turn over any animal taken in to their facility to animal control within 24 hours.

  • Why mandatory spay and neuter laws don’t work

    Why mandatory spay and neuter laws don’t work

    Editorial: “Okay, so we just force people to spay and neuter their pets to solve the overpopulation problem — that’ll work, right?” No, it won’t, and here are seven reasons why.

  • Scare tactics, safety, and free to a good home

    Scare tactics, safety, and free to a good home

    Editorial: The Internet doesn’t lack horror stories of pets who were given away, but with a little due diligence, you can ensure an unwanted pet finds a safe forever home.

  • City council’s win for the animals — Phoenix: 1, puppy mills: 0

    City council’s win for the animals — Phoenix: 1, puppy mills: 0

    Editorial: Phoenix’s city council voted to ban sale of kitten and puppy mill animals in pet stores within the city limits, but some are not happy with the decision.

  • Kentucky shelter needs help after facility and animals are lost in fire

    Kentucky shelter needs help after facility and animals are lost in fire

    A fire completely destroyed the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter in Rockholds, Ky.; some of the dogs were saved, but most of the cats perished — here’s how you can help.

  • November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month

    November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month

    Often times, people leave shelters with an adopted puppy, kitten, or younger pet, as senior dogs and cats are often overlooked; November is devoted to finding older pets homes.

  • National Shelter Appreciation Week 2013

    National Shelter Appreciation Week 2013

    Established by the Humane Society in 1996, this week encourages people to get involved with local animal rescues and shelters; find out how you can help and build awareness.

  • How to tell a shelter pet’s age

    How to tell a shelter pet’s age

    Millions of dogs and cats are in shelters, but how are their ages determined when they first enter the facility? Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM, gives an answer.

  • Buying Is Not Rescue

    Buying Is Not Rescue

    Some think buying a puppy or kitten from a pet store is the same as rescuing it; it isn’t – in fact, doing so merely perpetuates a cycle of mill breeding and misery.

  • Being a pet parent may cut risk of heart disease

    Being a pet parent may cut risk of heart disease

    New information released this week proves what the 70 million dog owners and 74 million cat owners in the United States already know: Owning a pet is good for the heart. In a scientific review conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA), one of the most trusted authorities on heart health, it was discovered that […]

  • Contact RescueGroups

    Contact RescueGroups

    Want to list your shelter’s dogs on DogTime.com? Our list of available animals on our site comes from RescueGroups.org, a national organization that aggregates this information from rescue groups around the country. To list animals from your shelter with RescueGroups, contact them directly: • Link: http://www.rescuegroups.org/services_portal• Email: info@rescuegroups.org• Phone: (888) 805-5081 or (301) 805-5081 About […]

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