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Rescued 3-Legged Pit Bull Helps Abandoned Kittens Get Adopted

Pit Bulls often get an undeserved bad rap due to misinformed statistics. BadRap.org started out as a rescue organization for Pit Bulls and has grown to a national go-to source for everything Pit B…

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Rescued Beagles Step Outdoors for The First Time

Last week was World Week of Action for Animals in Laboratories. The Dodo posted heartwarming stories and videos of animals freed after lifetimes of lab research. Beagles are sadly often used in re…

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Top 10 Worst Excuses for Returning Pets to Shelters (And How to Prevent Adoption Fails)

Adoption centers at shelters work towards making every adoption permanent and decreasing return rates. They screen applications carefully because they know that every pet deserves a forever loving hom…

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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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In Memory of Robin Williams and His Love of Gorillas

It's not only people that are mourning the tragic loss of Robin Williams this week. In 2001, Williams visited Koko, at The Gorilla Foundation. Prior to Williams' visit, Koko hadn't smiled in six month…

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3 Ways You Can Help the Dogs of Sochi + Video

If you've been watching the Winter Olympics from Sochi, you may have seen a stray dog or two on the ski slopes or at the opening ceremonies. Stray dogs in Socchi are a common site and the ones you've …

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