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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

Making the case for Bela

Show support to save Bela the dog after his person passed away by sharing the #SaveBela hashtag on social media to request he come to Best Friends.

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The fix For Black Friday mall madness stress? Adopt a pet!

Best Friends pet adoption centers in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles are hosting Black Friday reduced-fee pet adoption promotions.

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Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity: Monumental change through building bridges

Julie Castle’s TEDxSaltLakeCity Talk discusses how the Vicktory dogs have helped change policies and public perceptions surrounding pit bull terrier-type dogs.

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Holiday hysteria hits again

Don’t perpetrate Internet hoaxes. It’s important to check the facts before sharing inaccurate animal welfare posts online.

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Strut your pit bull … er, mutt!

Strut Your Mutt in New York City raises more than $281,000 and showcases many friendly pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, helping overcome their undeserved stereotypes.

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The Brothers Magoo

Individual animals with a second chance at life like Ray-Ray and Shadow provide the motivation for rescuers to work to Save Them All.

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Collective double take

Lifelong animal welfare advocate is named CEO of lobbying group the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council in surprising move.

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Best Friends staff members get involved locally to Save them All

The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.

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The continuing upside of the Michael Vick dogfighting bust

Vicktory dogs serve as models for lifesaving Delaware law that now ensures dogs seized from dogfighting ring busts to be individually evaluated.

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New foster care program launches in New York City

Tri-state residents asked to open their homes and foster a shelter pet to help New York City become no-kill.

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