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New numbers reveal great progress being made toward no-kill

Data allowing us to measure our lifesaving progress on a national scale reveals an amazing reduction in the number of dogs and cats being killed in the U.S. each day.

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USDA removes online database critical to animal welfare work

Invaluable tool to research animal welfare inspection reports removed from the United States Department of Agriculture website. Take action now.

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Vicktory dog Denzel says goodbye

He will be missed by all who knew him, but never forgotten.

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Nine years in: How the Vicktory dogs helped change the future for millions of dogs

After the Vicktory dogs were given a second chance, people and policymakers from around the world began to see pit-bull-terrier-like dogs in a new light.

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Kudos to Zappos — again!

Home For The Pawlidayz adoption promotion blows away goal, finding homes for over 11,000 animals nationwide between Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

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Saving pets in shelters: Zappos does it again

Zappos is sponsoring the adoption fees from Black Friday through Cyber Monday for participating Network partners – hoping to find homes for 9,000 animals.

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Diggy dodges breed ban, but unjust law still needs to be overturned

Diggy the dog, suspected of being a pit bull terrier in a town with breed-discriminatory legislation, wins his case. But what about other dogs in Michigan?

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California governor signs bill to save dogs seized in fight ring busts

Thanks to recent legislation with bipartisan support, dogs seized from fighting cases in California now have a chance at new lives.

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A farewell to Tug, the Vicktory dog

Tug, one of the dogs rescued from Michael Vick’s property, crosses the Rainbow Bridge and will be missed by the many who knew and loved him.

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Viral adoption story highlights absurdity of breed discrimination

Best Friends working with Make Michigan Next coalition on legislation to insure that all dogs in the state are evaluated as individuals, not categories.

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