JARR helps dogs in need, but that’s only the beginning for this Napa Valley animal haven. The sanctuary features community outreach to help seniors, low-income families, and the whole community of animal and pet lovers.
The Humane Society of Utah saved over 11K animals in 2015, making it the first year in their 55 year history that they are completely no-kill.
Although there are still more pets than available homes, shelters and rescues are lowering the number through spay/neuter programs and various adoption events.
by Leslie Smith, DogTime editorThe last segment in the DogTime No Kill series posted several weeks ago, but readers’ reactions to the various articles are still very much on my mind. That’s a good thing, as my goal was to elicit discussion, awareness, and thought from people who are troubled by the crisis in our […]
Several weeks ago, as part of my series on the No Kill movement, I posted an article questioning how breeding dogs and cats can be a responsible act. At least at this time, when millions of animals languish in shelters, 10,000 of whom are put to death every day. The article was met with such […]
by Leslie Smith, editorMarch, 2011On Thursday, a man brought a Heeler mix he called Jack to the front counter. The sight horrified those present, and the stench permeated the entire shelter grounds. Jack’s right front leg had been mutilated, and the injury was clearly not new. According to the man, the dog had been hit […]
Fates worse than death: not a pleasant topic, least of all on a sunny Friday morning. But the comments posted in response to that portion of this week’s No Kill installment were some of the most thought-provoking the series has elicited.A few of the posts that gave me pause, baffled me, surprised me, and most […]