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Archive for the "Dogs" Category

Animal control enforcement abuse costs lives

Enacting mandatory spay/neuter laws without providing easy access to low-cost or free services puts low-income pet owners and their animals at risk.

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Honoring the bonds forged in battle

Please ask your Senator to support amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which would give adoption priority to military dogs’ handlers.

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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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