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High School Students Build Free Houses For Pets And Feral Animals
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Hanna May
- 230 days ago -
High school teacher Barry Stewart has an interesting way of motivating his students to learn their way around the basics of construction. His biggest assignment is to build small dog and cat houses for pets and feral animals, which are then donated
8 Times the 'Helpers' Eased the Pain of Sad Situations in 2015.
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- 301 days ago -
There were a lot of helpers in 2015. Here are eight of them that I want to remember because they remind me of the good in the world and inspire me to do my part when I can, no matter how small, to help make the world a better place.
8 Amazing Times Everyday People Stepped in to Help Animals in Need
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- 368 days ago -
HereâEUR(TM)s a roundup of some of our favorite selfless acts of love:
These Service Dogs Are Completely Different.
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- 406 days ago -
There are only 10 in existence, but more are on their way. They help farmers with disabilities!
Woman Rescues Cats in Chesapeake, Gets Summoned to Court
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- 495 days ago -
The Suffolk resident was happy to help the animals. At least until last week, when she came home from work to find a Chesapeake police officer and an animal control officer waiting for her.
Lending a Helping Fin: Heartwarming Video Shows Kind Dolphins Rescuing a Stranded Seal Pup - VIDEO
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- 1354 days ago -
An incredible video has emerged of a kindly pod of dolphins helping save a baby seal from being washed up on a beach. In the video, captured by a Canadian film crew, the exhausted baby seal struggles against the current as it drifts ever closer
Keeping Ferals Warm and Fed This Winter
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- 2141 days ago -
Our feral friends have become fairly skilled at finding shelter and food, but you can help make things easier for them by providing insulated shelters and consistent feeding times. Below we will discuss some of the things you can do to help assure
Never Walk On By
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- 2231 days ago -
While rushing to an early-morning tennis game, I spotted a pigeon in the middle of the sidewalk. I've lived in New York for years and rescued lots of birds in trouble, so I knew that this pigeon needed
Saving Dolphins on Vacation
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- 2241 days ago -
It's early. Some would say too early, especially while on vacation. The golden rays of the Greek morning sun spill into the modest room along with sounds of the tiny seashore village coming to life--dogs barking, seabirds squawking to returning fishing
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- 2356 days ago -
In April, eastern India experienced a devastating cyclone that killed 120 and left thousands homeless.
How You Can Help Wildlife Hurt By the Gulf Oil Spill
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- 2363 days ago -
Two weeks after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caught fire and sank off the coast of Louisiana, 210,000 gallons of oil per day are still gushing, creating giant ribbons of thick, oily sludge spreading across the Gulf of Mexico and posing a grave danger
Horse Hair to Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
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- 2363 days ago -
As with dog and cat hair, horse hair is also animal friendly, so why not donate all that extra hair to the Matter of Trust, Hair For Oil Spills Program, a San Francisco non-profit organization?
First Daughter Wants to Help Tigers
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- 2375 days ago -
This just in: First daughter Malia Obama regularly reminds her dad about the plight of tigers, a species on the verge of extinction yet still exploited for human entertainment. It happens so frequently that first lady Michelle Obama told a group of kids
20 Things You Can Do to Help Animals and the Environment
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- 2378 days ago -
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is coming up this Thursday. It should come as no surprise that the environmental movement and the animal welfare movement share a lot of common ground. Over the next week, in honor of Earth Day, we'll feature issues and

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