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Missing dog rescued 400 miles from home

Sadie, an American foxhound, went missing in late 2014. Over the next 3 years, she traveled nearly 400 miles to upstate New York. Fortunately,...

Myths and misconceptions about shelter dogs

Anyone with a rescue dog will tell you that their pup is incredible – so why aren’t more people choosing to adopt from shelters?...

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...

Ongoing support for animal hurricane victims

GreaterGood.org is still actively helping pets affected by Hurricane Maria in various ways, including shelter renovations and repairs, and food donations for shelter dogs...

ASPCA helps animals affected by California wildfires

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is assisting local agencies with field rescues and emergency sheltering for dogs, cats...

Parvo ward saves 500 sick puppies

How one woman’s philanthropic efforts is saving puppies with parvovirus. Parvovirus leads to the euthanasia of many puppies in shelters. Without a quarantined space to...

DIY crafts for shelter animals

Many animal shelters don’t allow kids to volunteer, so DIY crafts are a purrrfect way to involve them in rescue efforts. So you want to...

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....

Help turn kitten season into foster season

Warm temperatures can put kittens in serious peril, but if people, shelters, and communities step up to tackle the problem together, we can hopefully...

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...

Alley Cat Allies responds to California disasters

In recent months, wildfires and mudslides wreaked havoc on certain parts of California. In the wake of these disasters, many cats have become lost,...

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...

Pins for non-profits

Have you heard of Pincause? This two-man operation sells uniquely designed pins to raise money for non-profits across North America. Eager to find out...

6 reasons to adopt a senior dog

Are you ready to add a new furry member to your family? In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here’s a few reasons...

Rescue dog brings happiness to boy with special needs

Learn how one incredible rescue dog changed a little boy's life – and how you can help change the lives of other animals in...

Overlooked Black Dogs

New York based commercial photographer Shaina Fishman specializes in photographing domestic animals. Last year, she was doing casting for a canine photoshoot and noticed she...

Behavior modification for shelter dogs

Combined with quality care, positive training programs for shelter dogs can help increase adoption rates and ensure successful integration into forever homes. Understanding this...

How to responsibly re-home your dog or cat

Certain extenuating circumstances can make re-homing your pet unavoidable. But how you re-home your pet is up to you, and there are ways to...

Rescue animals only in Sacramento pet stores

On May 16th, Sacramento, California passed a law that all animals in pet stores must come from rescues or shelters. Joining 213 cities across...

Dogs of Iqaluit

Responding to a call for help from an Arctic animal rescue. Helping pets is what we do. So when a call for help came in...

Calming games for a hyperactive dog

Over-excitement can be a problem if you can’t get your hyperactive dog to settle down. These 3 games help by rewarding relaxed behavior. Identifying a...

Korean dog meat: replacing cruelty with compassion

Luna started her life on a dog meat farm in South Korea, before being rescued and adopted into a loving home. Millions more need saving –...

Copper — not your beginner’s dog

After a year-and-a-half of marriage and two cross-country moves, my husband and I decided it was finally time to grow our family. We were...

Animal Wellness visits Iqaluit Humane Society

Iqaluit Humane Society needs your help! Recently, our Publisher, Tim Hockley, his wife and Editor-in-chief, Dana Cox, and their son Tristan visited the Iqaluit Humane...

Protecting animals at Rio 2016 Olympics

International charity, World Animal Protection and the Organizing Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced a partnership to keep the...

4 ways Reiki can help shelter animals

Shelter dogs and cats are under a lot of stress. Reiki can relieve their discomfort and even make them more adoptable. Animal shelters are stressful...

Animal lover AJ Brooks

Former WWE Diva, AJ Brooks, has a soft heart for dogs. Here’s what she’s doing to make a difference. If you’re a wrestling fan, you’ll...

Mishka the talking husky

Mishka the talking husky is a canine diva who's gorgeous and talented, and has millions of adoring fans! With their striking blue eyes and handsome...