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For shelter pets, a Hurricane Katrina-scale disaster happens every week

Co-founder Francis Battista’s Huffington Post article emphasizes the importance of prioritizing the lives of shelter animals to Save Them All.

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Disgust at Sochi’s treatment of animals a case of pots and kettles?

If anyone asks you why you support the no-kill movement, this is why. Brutality is brutality, however much it is dressed up. We need to celebrate and support shelter directors who are making a stand for life and we must recommit every day to ending the killing, for the animals’ sake and for our own.

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Debunking the Adoption Grinch

Tis the season for giving gifts, as long the gift is not a pet … or so the Adoption Grinch would have us believe.

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Resolution to Los Angeles TNR injunction in the works

The city of Los Angeles is considering a resolution to the TNR injunction. Your voice is needed.

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The dog house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Congratulations, once again, to the Obama family! They have welcomed a second ‘First Dog’ into their home.

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Orlando Sentinel publishes instructions on how to kill a cat

In a major American city newspaper, the editor-at-large for the Audubon Magazine told the world how to commit a felony by killing cats. Please read this and take action to tell them to demote this guy.

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Westminster snobs snub shelter dogs

It was the only redeeming feature of the show that pushes the commercial dog-breeding industry. Now, Pedigree is no longer part of the show.

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The will of the people

In case you haven’t noticed all the politicians and pundits cramming the airwaves, 2012 is an election year. The top-line issues are clear: jobs and the economy. It’s pretty hard to argue that moving the country out of the economic doldrums should not be the top priority for whomever gets elected in the fall. It [...]

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The Paranoiacs’ Handbook

A short, alarmist tract seems to have escaped from the basement of the ASPCA giving the impression that the organization has a black-ops counter-insurgency team engaged in a covert war against the no-kill movement.

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Jane Goodall’s Simple Truths

In fact, there are many similarities between Jane Goodall’s message, methods and her relationship to the traditional schools of thought and the Best Friends philosophy and approach.

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