helen woodward animal center

Free workshops to help shelter dogs and cats

A couple of free online workshops feature invaluable advice by experts at Helen Woodward Animal Center and other renowned places — especially on how to get animals adopted.

by Michele C. Hollow
January 23rd, 2015

Stars come out to help homeless pets

Pet parents worldwide will light a candle on September 25 to bring attention to the dogs and cats who lost their lives because they didn't find loving homes.

by DogTime
September 17th, 2014

Hurricane Sandy survivor dog with terminal cancer finds a home

When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast in late October 2012, the veritable superstorm left a trail of devastation in its wake. People lost their lives, their homes. Businesses were leveled, towns destroyed. And thousands of pets, those with homes and without, became some of the storm’s most vulnerable victims. Beautiful black Labrador Retriever […]

by DogTime staff
August 28th, 2013

What dogs and cats have to do with deer and dairy cows

Whenever I write about the emotions of animals, reader responses pour in. For anyone who loves a cat or dog (or bird or turtle or rabbit), it’s welcome but not surprising to hear science confirm what we already know: Animals think and feel. Today, as I work on an article about holiday pet adoption, I’m […]

by DogTime
November 8th, 2010
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