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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

You can’t put a price on your best friend

Fee-waived and reduced-fee promotions generate interest in cat and dog adoptions, make no difference in how pets are valued, and help save lives.

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Come and get ’em while they last!

Please join us at our Pet Super Adoption events, featuring hundreds of cats and dogs, coming up in New York City, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles.

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“I’ve made up my mind. Don’t confuse me with the facts.”

When more than 4 million cats and dogs are killed in U.S. shelters every year, we need to be open to new, though sometimes controversial, lifesaving ideas.

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The absurdity (and tragedy) of breed-discriminatory laws

After her pit bull terrier saves her from an abusive boyfriend, woman is forced to rehome her dog because of a breed-discriminatory law.

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A “leftover dog” becomes my guide dog

Dog from a Los Angeles super adoption 15 years ago offers a unique perspective in getting what he wants and connecting to humanity.

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“You mean they kill animals in this country?”

As the United States becomes more and more pet-friendly, shifts in public values lead to the social change needed to Save Them All.

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Farewell Bela

With heavy hearts we say goodbye to Bela the dog, who had to be humanely euthanized following the devastating and unexpected diagnosis of a fast-growing cancer.

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Why we shouldn’t sugarcoat the deaths of thousands of shelter pets every day

Most animals who die in America’s shelters are killed, not euthanized. The difference matters.

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The best is yet to come

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and many positive trends, 2015 looks to be a great year for animals.

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160,000 animals saved during 2014: Best Friends’ 30th anniversary year

As 2014 and Best Friends’ 30 year anniversary draws to a close, Bela’s arrival is just the latest among many year-end highlights in our effort to Save Them All.

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