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Make Abusers Pay to Care for the Animals They Mistreat, Says Care2 Petition Author

Who pays to shelter animals that have been rescued from abusers and get placed in animal shelters? In New Hampshire, animal shelters have to shoulder the costs of caring for animals that end up in …

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Texas Closer to Banning Animal Gas Chambers

Texas is not exactly known for its leniency when it comes to capital punishment. But when you're talking about gasing innocent and neglected animals, that's where the state’s legislators draw the line…

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If Our Pets Made Our New Year’s Resolutions

While people have been making their own new year's resolutions, I decided to let my dogs, Sanchez and Gina, make mine for me. Here's what they had to say: Take more walks (with us) Spend mo…

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FREE Therapeutic Dog Music for YOU and Rescues

I am a devout dog lover. So much so, that first thing every morning, I write on an index card, “By combining my passion for music with my love of dogs, I improve the lives of canines and people worldw…

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Rescue Dog Happiness (Video)

Today, July 23, bloggers around the world are participating in Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue, an initiative started by Be the Change for Animals to raise awareness on the importance of pet adoption. A…

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Why Are Black Dogs Adopted Less?

If you follow me on Facebook, chances are you have heard me wax on about the sweet lab mix that we are fostering. Jenna had a rough start. A local no-kill shelter rescued her from a hoarder, where s…

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3 Interesting Dogs You Should Meet

By David Aaron Moore, Networx The world is full of interesting dogs. Television programs and movies boast a bevy of them that captured American hearts, from Lassie and Rin Tin Tin to Benji or Toto …

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Americans Love Pets But Still Cruel To Animals, Advocate Says

by Lee Shearer, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Erica Settino, ATH Editor of Animals & Pets: Humane Society of The United States President, Wayne Pa…

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Justin Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres Team Up to Help Animals

Teen superstar Justin Bieber recently visited Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show and brought with him a gift -- a lock of his hair. Ellen had joked on Twitter that she wanted a lock of Justin's hair for…

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8-Year-Old Raises Over $500 for Homeless Animals

A third grade girl in Florida, named Sophia Biddle, raised $522 for animals in the months before Christmas. Sophia was able to use the money to buy about $1,000 worth of pet food, toys, and treats wit…

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