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  • Good News In Pet Adoption 2.19

    This week features a story about 97 animals who were saved through a program run by the humane society. The organization was sending 97 animals – 95 dogs and puppies and two cats – to various private rescue groups and no-kill facilities in the Northeast. The humane society does transports about every three weeks. On [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 1.21

    This week a story about a new program started in Arlington Virgina called Pets2Vets. The purpose is to pair veterans with homeless pets by arranging adoptions of shelter animals. It has made two or three matches a week since its start in October. Veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the D.C. Veterans Affairs [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 1.8

    This week a story about two Pittsburgh native girls who raised $1,200 by hosting game nights, ice cream socials and selling raffle tickets and baked goods around their township to help out local animals. All proceeds benefited a non-profit shelter, Animal Friends. Also, a story from the Daily Wag about one adoption advocate who was [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 12.18

    This week a story about the Humane Society’s Dog Tags Program in which soldiers recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center bond with homeless dogs teaching better behavior, and making them more adoptable. Also, a story about an abandoned dog, who was injured and now 3 months later can walk again.

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 12.11

    This week features a two stories, first a story about a local student raising funds to help his local shelter. Second, a new law in Las Vegas now requires most dogs and cats to be sterilized.

  • ‘A “Sunny” Story about Hope, Love and Karma’ – Part II

    This is Part II of our Hero story about Kelsey & Sunny. You can read Part I here. Karma. This story happened earlier this summer, without much explanation or leads on who the criminal was that threw Sunny off the bridge. When Sunny was rescued she showed physical signs that indicated that she recently had [...]

  • ‘A “Sunny” Story about Hope, Love and Karma’ – Part I

    Hope. In the beginning 21 year-old Kelsey Westbrook was your average, hardworking student and part-time waitress at Joe’s Crab Shack, overlooking the Ohio River. She was a true animal friend, animal lover and dog parent. Little did she know that her life would change on an average day, on an average shift, in a not-so-average [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 11.06

    This week features a two stories, first an amazing story of Starfish, a severely abused dog who was rescued and given a second chance at life, second a man in Portland who has started a homeless pets food bank

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 10.30

    This week features a story of an adopted animal Bailey making new friends at Sunrise Living, a senior living community in Lombard Ill. Also, new laws are being proposed in snowy Colorado to cut down on puppy mills. A task force is changing the rules for dog breeders in Colorado in an effort to crack [...]

  • Four Lessons Animal Welfare Organizations Can Learn From Balloon Boy

    I don’t know about you, but if I hear anything else about Balloon Boy, I’m going to scream (Whew. I resisted the easy “I’m going to pop” pun). All the same, the smart part of my brain sees another side to this. Sure, I find the story annoying and the parents’ actions questionable at best, [...]

 
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