animal shelters

Los Angeles considers 3-year ban on commercial pet sales

In the past few years, animal shelters in the city of Los Angeles have taken in a record number of relinquished, unwanted, and abandoned pets. In 2009, Stray Cat Alliance board member Missy Woodward told the Los Angeles Daily News that rescue organizations have become overwhelmed since the economic downturn.“The rescue groups are not only […]

by DogTime Staff
October 10th, 2012

Update: Missouri’s Prop B rewritten in favor of breeders

Confession: I’m confused by the revisions to Prop B that came out of yesterday’s congressional assembly in Missouri. On Wednesday, the House voted 85 to 71 to alter the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act, which Missouri citizens passed last November. The revised bill now heads to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk.A couple of the revisions […]

by DogTime
April 14th, 2011

Tuesdays with stories: hope for shelter dogs

Dispatch from the Santa Fe Humane Society, February 8, 2011At a municipal animal facility, sometimes a simple story of hope can be hard to come by. I’m counting on this first Shelter Dispatch of 2011 to turn into just that, though for the moment, it’s only achy observation on a snowy Tuesday night…This afternoon in […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011

Many ways to support your local shelter

This article courtesy of goodness pets can’t read. It would just break their hearts to see’s most recent shelter and rescue group survey results. Though they may not contribute to the current economic crisis, America’s family pets are feeling its wrath. As much as 84% of’s animal shelters and rescue groups reported […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011

Shop online? Raise money for shelters without spending a cent!

Dear Reader,Are you someone who buys things? Any sorts of any things at all? If you said yes, I’ve got GREAT news for you!You can help animals in need every time you shop online, and it won’t cost you a cent.It’s called Save a Dog Shopping, and it’s already in place in your favorite […]

by DogTime
February 14th, 2011

ASPCA partners with DogTime to list adoptable animals on their website

Yeah, I know – I’m a goofy, emotional “animal person.” But right now I’m extra verklempt because this is a big day for my employer,  And it’s a huge day for shelter dogs and cats around the country. For the first time in its history, the ASPCA is now listing adoptable animals, nation wide, […]

by DogTime
September 9th, 2010
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