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Posts Tagged "animal welfare"

Will declawing be outlawed in New York?

Animal-friendly legislation is introduced that could make New York the first state in the U.S. to make declawing of domestic cats illegal.

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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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The best is yet to come

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and many positive trends, 2015 looks to be a great year for animals.

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160,000 animals saved during 2014: Best Friends’ 30th anniversary year

As 2014 and Best Friends’ 30 year anniversary draws to a close, Bela’s arrival is just the latest among many year-end highlights in our effort to Save Them All.

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Bela is coming to Best Friends

We are thrilled to announce that Bela has been released to Best Friends Animal Society and we are currently arranging his transport to our sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.

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Million cat challenge

New collaborative shelter-based campaign provides initiatives to keep cats out of animal shelters and produce a positive outcome for those who do.

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Tired of sad animal TV ads? Try this …

Best Friends’ latest television PSA focuses on a positive love for homeless shelter pets, instead of guilt-inducing damaged goods.

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The fix For Black Friday mall madness stress? Adopt a pet!

Best Friends pet adoption centers in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles are hosting Black Friday reduced-fee pet adoption promotions.

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Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity: Monumental change through building bridges

Julie Castle’s TEDxSaltLakeCity Talk discusses how the Vicktory dogs have helped change policies and public perceptions surrounding pit bull terrier-type dogs.

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Latest research shows more Americans willing to adopt

Contributors to the recent PetSmart Charities® U.S. Shelter Pet Report feel pet homelessness, adoption, and spay/neuter are important issues.

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