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Craigslist, Help Stop Animal Abuse!

I cringed when I saw this ad recently on Craigslist: "Selling my black and white Siberian Husky. He is outgoing, energetic, and has a great personality, he is also neutered. Unfortunately I am moving…

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Strongest Sentencing Ever in Historic Dog Fighting Case

I was so delighted to read in The Dodo this morning, "The perpetrators involved in the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history are finally facing justice." The Dodo reported that 367 dogs …

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The Real History of Pit Bulls Might Surprise You

Pit bulls have a reputation as brutal fighting dogs that attack without warning, and it is completely unfair. Learn how pit bulls went from being the family dog to being feared. Every time I read a…

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Formerly Abused Crossbreed Dog Wins Best Rescue at Crufts (video)

Crufts, The World's Largest Dog Show, is not only about breeds competing for Best in Show. Crufts includes the widely entertaining musical freestyle competition, some of the best agility teams in the …

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Michael Vick Officially Admits to Owning a Dog

NFL football player Michael Vick has officially announced he does indeed own a dog. Last week, we reported that Vick tweeted a photo implying he is now a proud dog owner, but had yet to comment. T…

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Philippines’ Fighting Dogs Face Grim Fate

Dozens of pit bulls rescued from Philippine dog fights will be put down, say animal welfare officers. They're among close to 300 found after a raid on a fighting ring linked to international online ga…

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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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