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Don’t Blame Craigslist for Abused ‘Puppy Doe’

Just this August, a small dog was in a park in Massachusetts with injuries she would never recover from. The veterinarian who examined the dog that became known as "Puppy Doe" determined that her fata…

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Happy Ending for Kitten Lit on Fire

On April 25th in Philadelphia, a tiny tuxedo kitten was doused in accelerant and lit on fire. The SPCA is still searching for any information relating to the horrendous act. But thankfully, someone wi…

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How to Recognize and Report Animal Cruelty

One of the most important skills an animal lover should have is the ability to recognize and report animal cruelty. It’s unfortunate that the need for such a skill exists, but being able to identify w…

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Should People Have to Take a Test to Own a Pet?

OK,  I know this sounds harsh, but should pet owners be allowed to own a pet without taking a written test first? The inner veterinarian in me often thinks, no! A few weeks ago, Shalanon Brooks l…

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25 Cute Animals Speaking Out Against Animal Cruelty

North Dakota is currently one of the most lenient U.S. states when it comes to animal abuse crimes. It's one of two states where even the most extreme animal abuse cases are only considered misdemeano…

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12 Tough Guys with Adorable Animals (Photos)

The city of Baltimore, Maryland has an alarming incidence of animal abuse, often perpetrated by teens trying to show their "toughness" or "manliness." In response to this, the city created an anti-ani…

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Recovering Dog Up for Adoption After Suffering Horrific Abuse

A rescued dog, on the mend at a Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, shelter after being shot in the head with 50 pellets, is looking for a loving home. For those interested in adopting Buck, the Bide Awhile anima…

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Safe Haven Serves Pets and People

The Wisconsin Humane Society is partnering with a local domestic violence shelter to offer safe haven program for pets of domestic abuse victims. Photo Credit: jasminejennyjen via Flickr. US News V…

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The Health Hazards of a Fast Food Diet

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock If you value your health, you would be wise to avoid fast food restaurants at all costs. Not only does the fast food diet promote high cholesterol, hyp…

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Yao Ming Goes After Bear Bile Farms

A documentary screening event organized by animal welfare group Animals Asia Foundation in Beijing called for an end to bear bile farming, the practice of extracting bile from the gall bladders of liv…

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