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by Leslie Smith on March 6th, 2013
A few months ago, the world learned Michael Vick legally owns a dog. As of yesterday, we know shes a female Belgian Malinois named Angel. And thanks to a website called Crossing Broad, we have photographic proof that Vick and his family are taking her to training classes at a New Jersey PetSmart....
February 26th, 2013
I admit, Im attracted to looks. So its a struggle sometimes to write about my favorite dogs at the shelter without sounding like Im attending a beauty pageant. With Cali, its especially difficult shes just so dang gorgeous. The bigger problem is that shes not the only one. Theres Jojo another...
by Leslie Smith on February 20th, 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?
January 15th, 2013
Only one thing can wipe the smile off Jojo's face, so volunteers and shelter staff are doing everything possible to ensure this dog is eternally grinning.
January 9th, 2013
Mama Bear couldn't be sweeter or more deserving of a loyal family. She gets along, it seems, with everyone and she's equal parts playful and cuddly. But she's almost out of time.
by Leslie Smith on December 19th, 2012
What do you do when you come across an "owned" animal you wish was treated better? Ever think of taking extreme action or even breaking the law? Discuss.
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