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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

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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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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