• Good News In Pet Adoption 4.23

    This week we have a truly unique story of a program in PA which matches abused animals with inmates to encourage a mutually beneficial relationships of healing. The dogs live with the inmates in their cells. The inmates are responsible for feeding and caring for the animal at all times. The dogs usually spend between [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 4.16

    This week we have a story of a local group of folks who used social media tools and word of mouth to save the lives of several animals scheduled for euthanasia. Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions (LASA) was recently “created by local Lewisburg animal lovers wishing to network our community’s homeless dogs,” according to their Facebook [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 4.9

    This week news that MD may ban puppy sales of dogs less than 9 months old. A proposed bill in the Senate would ban the sale of puppies under the age of nine months at Maryland pet stores as a way to combat puppy mills. According to the National Humane Society, a majority of puppies [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 3.26

    This week news that West Hollywood will ban pet sales, of all animals that are not from shelters. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban stores from selling cats and dogs in a move aimed at curbing puppy mills and kitty factories. Pet shops will be permitted, however, to offer animals from shelters. City [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 3.5

    This week features a story from CA where a community came together and helped end puppy mill sales of one local pet store. Owners of a Rocklin pet store say they were flooded with e-mails and phone calls, asking them to stop selling purebred puppies. The requests started soon after a Roseville pet store which [...]

  • Good News In Pet Adoption 2.26

    This week features a story about one elementary school who raised funds that generated 3,000 units of food for a local no-kill shelter. Educators said that the schools involvement not only helps the sanctuary but also inspires the students to gain a better understanding of community service and working for a cause. “For us, it’s [...]

  • 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.