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Are We Treating Dogs Like Trash?

Mary Shannon Johnstone is not just your average dog lover. As an artist and photographer living in Wake County, North Carolina, Johnstone is turning her creative talents towards raising awareness abou…

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L.A. Bans Sale of Dogs and Cats from Commercial Breeders

Los Angeles has made a bit of doggy history by becoming the largest city in the USA to ban the sale of specific species of animals that came from commercial breeders. That means that no pet store ca…

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Rescue Dog Runs Away to Visit Human in Hospital (Video)

Do you know anyone who doubts a rescue dog's love and devotion? If so, this is the story you should send them. Zander is a rescue dog, who was adopted from a shelter five years ago and nursed b…

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What’s Your Animal Shelter IQ? (Quiz)

Most of you have visited an animal shelter at some point in your lives; many of you may even have a beloved companion animal whom you adopted from a shelter. But how much do you really know about the …

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Helping Rescues… Four Paws at a Time

I love animal rescue groups. Unfortunately, they are chronically overbooked, understaffed, and seriously underfinanced. And so, many of them come to Through a Dog's Ear for donations of music for the…

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From Animal Shelter Stray to Broadway Star

Photo: Actress Lilla Crawford, who plays Annie, with her new costar Sunny. Four months ago, Sunny was a stray shelter mutt with an injured leg and only 48 hours to live before being euthanized. Howe…

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Donate Food to Shelter Dogs with a Click

In September I attended Blog Paws West in Denver, a conference for Pet Bloggers. It was a truly inspirational event. My life felt transformed when I heard a panel of women speaking that represente…

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