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Firefighter Rescues Puppy, Then Adopts Him

A South Carolina firefighter has rescued a puppy twice. First, North Charleston Fire Department Capt. Paul Bryant dug a poodle-shepherd mix puppy out from under a pile of rocks and concrete slabs on March 30 after cyclists heard the puppy's ...

36 BEAGLES HAVE BEEN FREED FROM CRUEL YEAR-LONG LAB STUDY

Each year, lab tests are conducted on more than 60,000 dogs in the United States — and unfortunately, it is standard practice to kill each animal that makes it out of the tests alive. But one particularly inhumane test on a group of ...

Blue Macaw Parrot Known From The Movie ‘Rio’ Is Now Officially Extinct And Here’s Why!

A new study by BirdLife International said that in recent years several bird species have disappeared. The Spix's Macaw species is now officially extinct in the wild, however, some of the birds survive in breeding programs. Deforestation is to blame ...

#worldspayday Today is World Spay Day

Did you know that today is World Spay Day? Humane Society International calls for a day of action to promote the sterilization of pets, community cats, and street dogs as a way to save animals’ lives. Let’s take a look at the reasons why a neutered ...

Can animal abusers adopt another pet?

Well, South Carolina says first-time offenders will ban animal abusers from adopting pets for five years. Second-time offenders will be banned for life!  Way to go South Carolina. Maybe other states will follow suit. Two new bills currently in ...

Benefits Of Adopting A Pet From A Shelter

"Why on earth would anyone want to adopt a rescued dog? After all, aren't they like used cars? Who wants someone else's problems? If the dog is so wonderful, why would anyone give him away? If he was a stray, why didn't someone try to find him? I'd ...

Why Are Puppy Mills Bad?

Animal-lovers across the country have been busy trying to push puppy-millers off Craig's List and Facebook. I applaud their efforts to make doing business more difficult for these scum. I'm a Craig's List lurker: I read for a while until it makes me ...

There’s A Dog Peeing In My Bed ~ Here’s How I Got Him To Stop!

So I was laying in bed with Jake a few weeks ago, and I was startled awake by a warm wet spot. My first reaction was to jump up, which made my heart race, and I was like "OMG! THERE'S A DOG PEEING IN MY BED!! MY DOG! What The #!@!"  I tried to stay ...

Jake’s Overweight Dog Diet Plan

I took the doggy to the vet a few weeks ago for a well-check and was shocked to find out that Jake weighed 62 pounds.  He was so thin when I adopted him. It was obvious that he had gone a long time with no real feeding schedule. He behaved as if he ...

Dogs once on death row get a second chance

Dogs once on death row are now getting a second chance at life thanks to the people in the Quad Cities. King's Harvest animal shelter in Davenport, IA. reached out to their Facebook page last week, after they heard about a shelter in Arkansas that ...

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