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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

When it comes to pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, the public leads

Public perception shifting on how we view dogs who look like pit bull terriers.

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Remembering Handsome Dan

Vicktory dog crosses the Rainbow Bridge and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

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Fourth of July feel-good story with a lesson

This Independence Day holiday offered another reason to celebrate, when pit-bull-type dog reunited with his family, but also presented an opportunity to learn.

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Delta chooses discrimination over public safety and science

Airline plans to stop allowing individuals with disabilities to travel with “pit bull type dogs.”

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A close call for puppy mill dogs

USDA plan to outsource inspections of commercial dog breeding operations to third parties fails – thanks to public opposition.

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When the fireman sets the fire: Dog rescues that bankroll puppy mills

Rescue groups that spend thousands of dollars on a single dog at breeder auctions are enabling abuse.

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Good news for dogs in Lakewood, Ohio, and the people who love them

City repeals decade-long breed-discriminatory law and replaces it with a safety-focused dangerous dog ordinance that treats all dogs as individuals.

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The Vicktory dog legacy

In the 10 years since coming to Best Friends, the Vicktory dogs have blossomed, becoming beloved ambassadors for pit bull terriers and dogfighting victims.

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Thank you, NRG Arena!

Almost three months after Hurricane Harvey, Best Friends has wrapped up operations at the NRG Arena in Houston, after helping nearly 800 animals.

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Hurricane Harvey animals

Overview of Best Friends’ efforts with Hurricane Harvey animals and a detailed account of the outbreak of canine distemper in the shelter population.

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