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The ABCs of Pet Adoption

Adopting a pet is a momentous decision—one that no doubt requires a lot of thought. There’s nothing quite like visiting a shelter, connecting with an animal, and bringing her home to join your family.…

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5 Tips for Adopting Shelter Animals

Fido, Snowball or Goldie--no matter the critter, study after study shows that pets are good for our health. Their unconditional love and wonderful kindness reduce our stress levels and increase our se…

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Child of My Heart: An Adoptive Mom’s Story

Dear Friends, A wise man once said something that has always stayed with me:  "The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.  She never existed before.  The woman existed, but the mother, ne…

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Find Adoptable Pets!

Looking to adopt a pet? How about Willie, Bitsy, Song or Clifton? These adorable pets along with over 300,000 others are looking for a home! Find your new best friend by browsing our Adoptable …

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Dogs Celebrate Christmas! (Video)

This is very cute and clever, and even better, was created to promote a cause close to all animal-lovers' hearts. Enjoy! …

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Parenting: Is it Selfish to Want to Have Children?

There was a report earlier this summer, which claimed that, for parents, personal happiness and satisfaction levels tend to drop once children arrive upon the scene. Now anyone consciously, and abidi…

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Shelter Pets Need Your Love (3 videos)

Here are three quite different videos about pet adoption. The first is the most emotional; the second talks about the opportunity for those of you who live in the northern United States to do s…

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The Dog Whisperer: Choosing a Dog (video)

Cesar, the Dog Whisperer, helps a little boy choose a dog from a shelter to adopt. They pick out two, take them to the boy’s home, and watch how they each react to the territory. How do they get al…

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Compassionate Mama Squirrels

By Jeremy Mercer, Ode Magazine In the most recent example of animal compassion, a study published earlier this month by Nature Communications shows that orphaned baby squirrels are sometimes ad…

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Tempting Timothy

"I really don't like your cats," Timothy announced that afternoon, adjusting the French cuffs on his tailor-made dress shirt. "I've never had a cat and simply do not understand why you fancy them so m…

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