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Bringing down puppy mills

Check out an organization that aims to bring down puppy mills, one rescue at a time. Those puppies in the pet store window are adorable,...

Rescuing dogs in northern Canada

This couple founded a rescue in remote northern Canada to help save the many dogs in need. Moosonee is a small town just a dozen...

Ways to help homeless animals

Your furry friend gifts you with his devotion and companionship all year round. Why not pass on some of that love to homeless animals? Help...

Beagle Freedom Project

Beagle Freedom Project is a three year old mission of the non-profit ARME, and is named for the gentle breed almost universally used by...

MUTTS Comics: A Message of Compassion

If you've ever read the cartoon section of a major newspaper, you've surely come across the antics of Earl and Mooch. This dog and...

Tugger: The social media dog star

Meet Tugger, a canine social media star with a special zest for life. Move over, Biebs. There’s a new Facebook phenomenon in town. He’s blonde,...

Cat cafés improve adoption rates

The Goathouse Refuge, home to over 200 wonderful cats and kittens who are “looking for love” in forever homes, holds regular cat cafés to...

How to housetrain your rescue dog

It can be difficult to housetrain a rescue dog. Here’s how to do it in two simple steps! Congratulations -- you rescued a dog! Now...

Detection dogs — sniffing out cancer

Canines are famous for their powerful sense of smell. A new study is showing that detection dogs can even be used to sniff out...

An interview with Rocky Ridge Refuge

Learn more about Rocky Ridge Refuge -- an animal "group home" where abused and neglected animals are given a second chance at life. Located in...

Does your dog lick and swallow obsessively?

Does your dog lick and swallow repeatedly? It may be the first sign of a health problem. Here's how to get to the bottom...

Help! My dog is “marking” my things!

My rescue dog, who is almost 2-years-old, has started marking my things. He will mark my side of the bed, he will try and...

Cat rescues merge to save more felines in need

The merger of two cat rescues results in a strong organization of professionals who work tirelessly to help homeless and feral cats. The tearful voice...

Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue

The founder of this rescue estimates he’s saved more than 600 dogs over the past few years. But he says the dogs have also rescued him. At just...

Carrie Ann Inaba: an animal advocate

Carrie Ann Inaba, a Dancing With the Stars judge, can be tough on show contestants, but she’s a total softie when it comes to cats...

Using social media to promote dog adoption

Wish you could help more dogs find loving forever homes, but don’t have the resources to be a rescuer yourself? Social media is an...

5 ways to soothe anxiety in dogs

Poor socialization, abuse, traumatic events and even genetics can cause fear-based behaviors in a dog. You can’t undo his past, but you can help...

All about pit bulls

Pit bulls have long had a reputation for being aggressive and violent, but when properly raised and socialized, these energetic dogs are affectionate and...

All about golden retrievers

Known worldwide for their easygoing nature, golden retrievers are said to be born wanting to please. They are intelligent dogs and one of the...

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...

Apps for animals

Mobile apps are going to the dogs! Check out some of the growing number of products designed especially for pooch people. Long gone are the...

All about animal behaviorists

You’ve heard of animal behaviorists, but what exactly are they and what do they do? Most importantly, how can they help your animal companion? There...

Benefits of an outdoor cat enclosure

An outdoor cat enclosure gives your feline companion the best of both worlds. If you’re like many cat lovers, you might be in two minds...

CPR and first aid for animals

Do you know what to do if your companion is injured? With pet first aid and CPR you can be ready in case of an...

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...