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Darker-Colored Pups, It's Said, Have a Hard Time Finding Homes -- in Part Because Their Adoption Photos Don't Always Turn Out So
Offbeat  (tags: photos, black dogs, adoption, photo series )

Angela
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Darker-colored pups, it's said, have a hard time finding homes -- in part because their adoption photos don't always turn out so great.
PETA Euthanized A Lot Of Animals At Its Shelter In 2014, And No-Kill Advocates Are Not Happy About It
Offbeat  (tags: PETA, euthanized, dogs, cats, adoption, unethicalnews )

Angela
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals killed most of the animals at its Norfolk, Virginia, shelter in 2014, according to preliminary figures filed with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Sick of Insensitive Questions About Your Adopted Kids? This Pastor Has An Answer
Offbeat  (tags: People, adoption, rudeness, racial diversity, off-beat, funny, video )

Kamia
- 30 days ago - today.com
People tempted to blurt out a comment about an adopted child may want to think about breast augmentation first . That is the advice Jesse Butterworth, who was sick of many of the questions about his adopted daughter, recorded in this funny video.
Mother Dog Adopts Tiny Kittens
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, kittens, adoption, animals, environment, pets, protection, safety )

Lone
- 57 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Perhaps the most powerful instinct in the animal kingdom is the motherly instinct. For it, mothers will abandon food, water, shelter or their own safety.
Tink the Dog Gets Ticket to Ride to Seattle Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: dog, Tink, rescue, adoption )

Stephen
- 98 days ago - reporternews.com
It's unusual for the Abilene Animal Services shelter to get out-of-town attention, coordinator Kelsey Loza said. It's even more unusual for someone out of state to make contact and adopt an animal.
It's Dog Vs. Weatherman in Hilarious Video
Offbeat  (tags: dog, weatherman, humor, adoption )

Stephen
- 128 days ago - wsoctv.com
Ripple reportedly now has multiple suitors for his adoption thanks to his viral Internet fame. This wasn't Sobel's first go-around with a rowdy pup --he apparently promotes the Humane Society during the forecast every week.
Meet Rufus, a Blind Cat Who's a Master of the Cardboard Arts
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, rescued, blind cat Rufus, Master of the Cardboard Arts, adoption, pictures, Rufus Miracle Monday Hero )

BarbKnigh
- 206 days ago - catster.com
This rescue cat's box-hopping antics are all the more impressive considering his limited sight. "Blind cats are sometimes euthanized at shelters, so I wanted to give this one a home," says San Francisco-based photographer Josh Norem when asked when
Phoenix: From Abuse to Adoption
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, protection, suffering, cruelty, rescued, adoption )

Cher
- 239 days ago - all-creatures.org
A terribly disturbed human being had intentionally poured BOILING WATER on this sweet dog's head. Like molten lava, it dripped and swirled around her ears, down her back and around her sides.
Heartwarming: Adoption of An Orphan Chimpanzee
Offbeat  (tags: good news, photos, funny pictures, orphan, monkey, chimpanzee, dogs, adoption )

Evelyn
- 285 days ago - joyreactor.com
After a mother chimpanzee who lived in a zoo died, one of the zoo's employees took the baby chimp home to care for it. It never crossed his mind that his dog, who had recently given birth would adopt the chimp and raise it with her pups.
Hillside :ALTERNATIVE TO BETTING ON SATURDAY'S GRAND NATIONAL... Adopt a Rescued Horse...
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, horses, adoption, sanctuary, donations, gifts, rescued, protection, safety, treatment, pictures, photos, health )

Borg
- 328 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
Instead of supporting the heartless racing industry by betting on the cruel Grand National, please consider 'adopting' a rescued horse at Hillside Animal Sanctuary. Included in the 900 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys rescued from the racing industry.
Lindsey Vonn Adopts Shelter Dog With a Bum Knee
Offbeat  (tags: sports, adoption, dog, injury, sad, happy )

Giana
- 413 days ago - grindtv.com
Day after she announces withdrawal from Winter Olympics because of a bum knee, America's downhill skiing sweetheart takes in an unwanted dog
Steven Seagal Adopts Stray Dog In Bucharest, Romania
Offbeat  (tags: steven stegal, kindness, real man, adoption, romanian stray dog )

Simone
- 461 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
He plays the tough guy in movies but actor Steven Seagal showed his soft side when he adopted one of Bucharest's street dogs. The dogs have been in the news after a 4-year-old boy was fatally mauled by a stray in August and Parliament passed a law all
Will Couple Be Jailed for Returning Adopted Son After Nine Years?
Offbeat  (tags: Adoption, Returning Adopted Son, Criminal, Child Abuse/Neglect, Bad Parenting, children )

PrimaAWAY
- 468 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
The parents, Cleveland and Lisa Cox, adopted the 9-year-old as an infant through Butler County Children Services; they brought him back there in October, citing issues of "aggressive behaviors" for which he had refused help.
Professional Photographers Are Snapping Pics and Saving Shelter Pets' Lives
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, adoption )

Cher
- 483 days ago - dogster.com
Getting shelter pets adopted is all about marketing -- and a good photo can make all the difference
Lifesaving Cat Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, adoption, pictures )

Cher
- 564 days ago - catchannel.com
Top pet photographer Seth Casteel and cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy help shelters take better pictures to get cats adopted.
 

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