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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

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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Scaring people away from rescue adoptions

In order to Save Them All, rescues need to overcome a reputation of making it difficult to adopt homeless animals.

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Good news and bad on the puppy mill front

While retail sales bans on mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits are becoming more common, a new survey reveals people still buy dogs at pet stores instead of adopt.

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South Dakota, that howling you hear is the sound of independence

It’s time to celebrate South Dakota Pit Bull Independence Day, as Senate Bill 75 bans breed discrimination.

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Pit bull terrier initiatives progress

We are making progress to educate the public about the plight of pit bull terriers and change stereotypes about them.

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Puppy mill initiatives progress

We have made progress in drive to shut down puppy mills, though movement is still a grassroots one that needs your support.

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How are we doing?

As a mission-driven organization, tracking our progress with detailed metrics serves to keep us on track and make us accountable to donors.

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The cost accounting of shelter killing in Texas

Recent Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners’ ruling could force shelter vets to provide same standards of care as private vets.

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Vets vs. pets

Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners goes after lead vet of nonprofit Alabama Spay/Neuter Clinic.

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California shelter bill pulled amid controversy

Amid controversy, California AB 2343, which would have updated te Hayden Act, was tabled.

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