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Adopt a senior pet this month

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May is National Pet Month, and one of the key areas that this special month looks to draw awareness and attention to is pet adoption. While there is a large need to adopt pets …

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 …

Bart’s Pet Podcast Roundup

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According to his mom, Bart sometimes like to just veg out to a good pet podcast. I’m dying to see a picture of him with headphones! Since Bart likes podcasts so much, his mom …

Thirty-One Gifts Promotes Animal Rescue Awareness with Cute Merchandise

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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 …

Dog Product Trends from Global Pet Expo

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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 …