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by Leslie Smith on September 10th, 2014
After the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, hundreds of rescue dogs helped at the rubble of Ground Zero; 13 of those animals were taken from shelters and trained.
July 23rd, 2014
“That dog is wagging his tail so he must be happy...” Not so fast: The speed it’s wagging at could mean different things; this and other dog myths debunked.
April 14th, 2014
Forty-three U.S. states have banned Greyhound racing, and only 24 tracks are operational in the country — 13 of which are in the Sunshine State of Florida.
by Leslie Smith on March 6th, 2013
Given the fact Michael Vick legally has a dog, is taking her to PetSmart training classes a good thing? Would it be better to hire a private trainer? Or do nothing at all?
February 26th, 2013
We all notice those gorgeous, available singles from time to time. But do they have personalities to match? Check it out: Leash-candy there's no shame falling in love with.
by Leslie Smith on February 19th, 2013
When it comes to homeless dogs and cats, some say the right approach is to blame — or at least focus on — shelters, as that's where they are often killed. Make sense?
February 5th, 2013
How do you know when it's puppy love vs. the real thing? With Valentine's Day swiftly approaching, we bring you 5 more signs your dog truly adores you.
by Leslie Smith on January 30th, 2013
The No Kill Advocacy Center says that "pet overpopulation" is a myth, and they provide numbers to illustrate the argument. But is it really a matter of simple math?
January 25th, 2013
Want to help shelter cats and dogs? Find out about successful animal advocacy campaigns, who's behind them, and how to make them work in your own community.
by Leslie Smith on January 16th, 2013
A trusting Boxer receives care from an underserved shelter in New Mexico as we ask: Can the plight of one dog change the lives of humans and animals she'll never meet?
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