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Archive for the "From Francis Battista" Category

Successful no-kill strategy more than one tactic

No-kill programs include many elements, though detractors sometimes make no-kill proponents out to be one-trick ponies.

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Update on California shelter bill

Best Friends has concerns over California AB 2343, the proposed law to update the historic Hayden Act.

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Playing Whac-A-Mole with anti-cat rhetoric

TNR advocates play Whac-A-Mole with TNR detractors who keep popping up with the same faulty arguments and stats.

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Opponents of community cat programs: A desperate struggle for relevance

Community cat program opponents are more interested in preserving status quo than implementing lifesaving programs.

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Backstory of new Best Friends Animal Clinic

The new Best Friends Clinic is a worthwhile landmark for our 30th anniversary and our progress for the animals.

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Remembering Paul Jolly

Francis pays tribute to Paul Jolly, Petco Foundation executive director.

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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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Your voice needed as legislatures consider bans on breed discrimination

Many state’s legislatures are in session right now. Some of them are considering banning breed discrimination. Take action today.

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The Teddy method of self-awareness

Want real time feedback about yourself to help you along your path to self-improvement? Look no further than your pets.

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Breed discrimination and the freedom of choice

A new national survey from Best Friends shows vast majority of Americans believe people should be allowed to own whatever dog they choose.

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