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A Tornado Destroys a Family's Home, But It Spares Their Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animaladvocates, dogs, goodnews, rescued, death, news, sadness, funny, pets, pictures )

- 682 days ago -
This was heartwarming to hear that an older, and valued member of the family was actually spared miraculously from the Tornado that destroyed the city, but after losing everything they own, they're now also facing incredible veterinary bills!
An Encounter With PETA President Ingrid Newkirk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, environment, protection )

- 730 days ago -
Ingrid Newkirk's breadth of knowledge of animal issues is humbling. She has lived (and is living), a rich, intrepid, albeit controversial life. Currently on a global tour called The Naked Truth: An Animal Rights Radical at Large, Newkirk is endeavouring
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
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- 753 days ago -
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
Community Donations Bring Burned Dog Home
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, GoodNews, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, treatment, safety, healthcare, medicine, pictures )

- 774 days ago -
Photo credit to Sharon Cantillon of The Buffalo News After having been surrendered for three months of medical care, Rocsi (pronounced "Roxy") the chocolate Lab is finally going home.
Endangered Snow Leopards Get a Helping Hand From An Unlikely Place
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, protection, wildlife, world, nature, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, suffering, sadness, killed, killing, rescued, humans, habitat, GoodNews, conservation, prevention, safety, treatment )

- 842 days ago -
The endangered snow leopard has a new and unusual ally in its fight to survive on planet Earth -- Tibetan-Buddhist monks.
ACTION NEEDED Ask Animal Shelter to Offer Animal-Friendly Menus at Fundraising Events
Offbeat  (tags: fundraising events, offering animal-friendly menu choices, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, protection, pets, cruelty, death, animalrights, food, protection, prevention, safety, treatment )

- 842 days ago -
Animal shelters frequently host fundraising events in order to support the ever-growing need of funding for their life saving operations. Often these organizations spend countless hours and resources rescuing dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits,
Wildlife Center Rescues a Turtle Covered in Graffiti
Offbeat  (tags: treatment, protection, interesting, healthcare, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, sadness, cruelty, protection, suffering, animalcruelty, conservation, endangered, GoodNews, rescued, wildlife, unusual )

- 842 days ago -
The intricate coloring of a turtle's shell is the result of millions of years of evolution, yet someone apparently thought they could improve upon it. They were wrong. Earlier this week, the good folks at the Wildlife Center of Virginia rescued
Orphaned Foal Finds Comfort in Giant Teddy Bear After Rescue
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- 843 days ago -
A foal, to be exact. Within hours of his birth, his mother disappeared. He tried to nurse from other mares to no avail. By the time rescuers reached him on May 24th, he was in severe shock and dehydrated; he collapsed. BABY WITH HIS BABY SAID SHARE PIX
Walk on Wild Side for Lion Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, animaladvocates, wildlife, protection )

- 845 days ago -
They walked and walked and walked. And then they walked some more. This is how Marnus Roodbol and Charmaine Joubert raised awareness for the plight of lions in Africa.
What to Do When You See A Dog in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, can die, summer, not fun for them, bake to death, sadness, suffering, protection, pets, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, dogs, rescued, GoodNews, safety, prevention, tr )

- 854 days ago -
Most of us are all too familiar with the feeling of dread that comes upon us when we pass by the window of a car and realize that a dog has been left inside on a hot day. What should I do? Do I break the window? Do I call the police?
ACTION NEEDED Don't Drown Out Dolphins' Voices! Stop Dangerous Seismic Testing
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, world, protection, oceans, nature, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, safety, prevention, treatment, health, sadness, suffering, endangered, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, conservation, environment, wildlife, cruelty )

- 856 days ago -
Loud seismic testing will hurt dolphins and whales, leading to hearing loss and even death. Tell President Obama that this proposed testing will have grave consequences for these amazing creatures.
ACTION NEEDED Disaster Response Fund to Help Protect More Cats
Offbeat  (tags: find displaced feral cats safe places to, safety, prevention, treatment, protection, nutrition, food, healthcare, health, humans, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, endangered, sadness, suffering, protection, p )

- 862 days ago -
We've all been stirred by the images coming out of Oklahoma. A black and white cat named Panda is rescued from underneath a pile of rubble--terrified, but safe in the arms of her ecstatic owner.
ACTION NEEDED Update #1 Stop Dunkin' Donuts From Using Styrofoam
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, destruction, endangered, environment, protection, world, money, business, politics, safety, prevention, treatment, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, endangered, sadness, suffe )

- 868 days ago -
Today I propose that we all tweet to Dunkin' Donuts (@dunkindonuts) urging them to phase out their Styrofoam cups. We can make a difference!

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