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Global banking firm takes a stand for the animals

Recent policy announcement by the ING Group makes it easier to support companies that support the humane treatment of animals.

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How corporate partnerships save lives

Nature’s Variety Instinct will supply pet food to the animals at our sanctuary and regional centers, as well promote our mission on special product packaging.

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Why shorter hold times save lives

Returning lost pets to their homes is a priority, but strategies other than long shelter hold times should be implemented to Save Them All.

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Dont blame Craigslist or any other marketing channel for adoptions gone wrong

A number of posts deriding Craigslist as an unsafe venue for adoption promotions have crossed my screen recently. These tend to bubble up following an expose of some animal abuser who adopted a dog or cat via a Craigslist ad. The sky isn’t falling. Such anger and distress is misplaced. Craigslist, like Petfinder, Facebook or […]

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The pope, the golden rule and the animals

Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States reminds us of the importance to live by the golden rule — in life and in the no-kill movement.

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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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