Category : News

Thirty-One Gifts Promotes Animal Rescue Awareness with Cute Merchandise

1 year 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

1 year ago / 1 comments

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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

1 year ago / 1 comments

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

1 year ago / 1 comments

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 …

Dog Product Trends from Global Pet Expo

1 year ago / 0 comments

Global Pet Expo, the industry’s largest trade show, took place in Orlando last week. For pet lovers, it is no surprise that global pet spending has reached $70 billion according to GfK, and one …

School Children and Shelter Dogs Learn Cross-Species Communication

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Through the Shelter Buddies Reading Program the Humane Society of Missouri partners with local elementary schools to help shelter dogs learn to relate to people in a scary shelter environment. The students are trained to …

Bart’s Animal Cam Roundup

1 year ago / 0 comments

Animal rescue organizations are typically known for their work with pets, but that’s not all they do. Some work with wild animals to make sure they’re safe and cared for. Zoos and other animal …

New Crowdfunding Site Helps Pet Rescues

1 year ago / 1 comments

by Sarah Woodard Thanks to the loving care of animal rescue organization workers and volunteers, Bart the Dumpster Dog had a safe place to stay before he found his furever home. PoundWishes hopes to …

Weight Management for Senior Dogs

2 years ago / 0 comments

Sometimes we pamper our pets a little too much. With rescue dogs, we can overdo the treats to try to make up for their rough starts. And some of us treat ourselves a lot, …