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Pet leasing ban passed in New York

Beware of pet leasing! Offered by some pet stores as a way for customers to take puppies home without buying them, these financing plans...

Want to help a shelter dog?

Countless dogs are left unadopted in shelters every single year. Adopt a shelter dog month aims to find forever homes for these animals.  October is...

6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

Rescue dogs often come from situations of neglect and abuse, so may have trouble adjusting to adoption. These tips will help your new friend...

Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Daily walks and exercise help more rescue and shelter dogs find forever homes by giving them physical and mental stimulation and teaching them valuable...

How the ASPCA saves and protects during kitten season

Kitten season starts in April and lasts through September. This means shelters and rescues are overwhelmed with homeless kittens during the warm weather months....

Using social petworking to help animals in need

Every June, we celebrate Social Petworking Month in an attempt to like, send and share our way toward a brighter future for homeless animals....

Dog overpopulation in Northern Canada

Dog overpopulation is a serious animal welfare issue in Northern Canada.  To make matters worse, spay/neuter services and veterinary care and supplies are limited...

Apps for animals in need

Thanks to mobile apps, the ability to help animals is right at your fingertips! Sales of live animals from pet stores have been decreasing in...

7 ways to help animals this holiday season

Looking for a way to help animals in need this holiday season? Here's eight.  Sadly, millions of dogs and cats don't have a family to...

Adopt a Cat Month: 5 ways you can help

It’s not always the right time to adopt an animal. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a different way to help this Adopt...

The Pointer Brothers

Instagram sensations, the Pointer Brothers, loved striking a pose together. You’d swear these two guys came from the same litter, but The Pointer Brothers weren’t actually...

Choosing a service dog

If you or someone you know wants a service dog, how do you choose the right one? Melanie wanted to get a service dog for...

Black dog syndrome

The term 'black dog syndrome' is sometimes used to describe feelings of depression, but it can also refer to a very real phenomenon often...

Want to foster dogs?

Want to foster dogs? It’s rewarding, but can also be a challenge, as we discovered when we took in an elderly beagle. She wasn’t a...

Anna Easteden — cat lover and animal advocate

Actress Anna Easteden has a passion for kitties that spans two continents and an entire lifetime. As a six-year-old in Finland, award-nominated actress Anna Easteden...

What to do when you find a lost dog

What should you do when you find a lost dog? Taking the right steps will ensure he ends up in the right hands. It’s a...

Goathouse Refuge for cats

Nestled amid 16 acres in North Carolina, Goathouse Refuge is an idyllic sanctuary for cats in dire need of love and compassion. Siglinda Scarpa has...

Becoming a dog or cat foster parent

Animal Foster parents are changing the world one homeless animal at a time. For the last four years, Lobo, a five-year-old Australian Shepherd, and Chrissy,...

A last chance for cats and dogs

For nearly 30 years, Last Chance for Animals has been rescuing dogs, cats and other critters from dire straits, while going the extra mile...