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Posts Tagged "Francis Battista"

New incentive program hopes to boost participation in national database program

Maddie’s Fund is offering $1,000 in monetary motivation for shelter and rescue groups to join Shelter Animals Count’s national database.

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SeaWorld: Not feeling the love

Growing success of the no-kill movement and recent news from SeaWorld further prove our vision of a better world through kindness to animals.

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The pursuit of breeding perfection leaves a trail of destruction

Survey shows that the average lifespan of many purebred dog breeds is decreasing. Breed registry groups need to take a stand for canine health and welfare.

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Happy World Spay Day!

Best Friends and our No More Homeless Pets Network partners spayed and neutered over 132,000 animals in 2015 as part of our effort to Save Them All.

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Once more with feeling: Save Them All!

Animal advocates must work together, learn from others’ success and be open to new ideas to achieve no-kill.

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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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When funny viral videos aren’t funny at all

Cats rule the Internet, but the new online trend of sharing videos of people scaring their cats with a cucumber is just wrong.

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Favorite Thanksgiving recipes from the Best Friends founders

Celebrate a compassionate Thanksgiving holiday with these mouth-watering and cruelty-free dishes.

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Investing in the future: Why cities need to fund new animal shelters

Animal shelters around the country are part of a crumbling infrastructure. Lend your voice and vote to make pets a priority.

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Enshrining the rights of pets

The town of Trigueros del Valle in Spain passes a bill of rights for pets, leading one to speculate about a nation that never began the killing of homeless pets.

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