Category : Animal Rescue

AKC Reunite helps reunite pets and their owners after Hurricane Matthew

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The AKC Reunite team visited Cumberland County, NC yesterday (Fayetteville, Hope Mills) to see where they can be of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. There is currently an AKC Pet Disaster Relief …

Fall Rescue Fundraiser Roundup

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Bart was a rescued dog before he found his forever family. Even though he’s disappointed that I only have cats, he’s happy that all four of them were rescues too. Maybe you have rescued …

Elephant Rescue: U.S. Sanctuaries

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Love elephants? Bart does too. His mom told me that it makes Bart sad to know that there are elephants caged in zoos and circuses. This year, Elephant Appreciation Day is September 22; this …

Miami-Dade County Blazes Trails for Animal Shelters Across the USA

2 years ago / 4 comments

Typically, municipal animal shelters are places associated with cold and depressing atmospheres, and a sense of desperation and hopelessness for often stressed out and sorrowful animals. But Miami-Dade County is blazing trails in helping …

National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart starts today

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Each year, about 7 million pets enter shelters across North America and some 3 million healthy, adoptable pets are euthanized. To save lives, PetSmart, The Adopt Spot, is holding its second National Adoption Weekend …

Thirty-One Gifts Promotes Animal Rescue Awareness with Cute Merchandise

2 years ago / 2 comments

I’m so excited to get my bag from Thirty-One Gifts. I’d planned to use it to hold yarn for active knitting projects, but the kittens (rescues themselves) had other plans. Oh well, at least …

Formerly Homeless Dogs Now Work for Professional Tennis

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Four homeless dogs were rescued from the the slums and abandoned lots in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Frida, Mel, Isabelle, and Costela are part of an initiative by the Animal Association of Wellbeing to raise …

From Unwanted Shelter Dogs to Police K9

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The PAWS shelter in Lynwood, WA is a haven for difficult shelter dogs. Overlooked by owners seeking calmer, tamer pets, these dogs are perfect for Melissa Larsen. Larsen trains dogs to detect bombs and …

Cons Train Shelter Dogs, Both Get Better Lives

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The Southeastern Correctional Institution in Lancaster, Ohio partners with local animal shelters to provide temporary housing and basic behavioral training to shelter dogs awaiting adoption. The inmates provide for the dogs’ training and care, …

Once Doomed Cats Get Loving Homes and a Purpose

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SpokAnimal , a Humane Society in Spokane, Washington has implemented a life-saving program for the more than 1.5 million cats needlessly euthanized across the country each year. The Farm Livin’ program pairs hard to adopt …