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City Management Addresses Viral Video of Dog Being Dragged Down Shelter Hall
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, shelter, abuse )

Angela
- 8 days ago - examiner.com
A video taken of a dog being dragged behind an a seemingly indifferent staff member at the Hesperia Animal Control in California has been circulating widely on Facebook and has inspired a great deal of outrage.
Photographer Takes Elaborate Portraits of Shelter Dogs to Help Them Get Adopted
Offbeat  (tags: Shelter, bay tree boarding kennels, photographer, adopted )

Scooby
- 44 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In an effort to help a group of pups, one British photographer has turned away from the sad animal cruelty commercials featuring Sarah McLachlan and turned toward something a bit more positive.
Officials Hunt and Shoot Dead a Leopard That Escaped From An Indian Compound
Offbeat  (tags: leopard, shot, shelter, house, India, Assam, sad news )

Scooby
- 49 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Leopards are normally photographed and admired across the world, but in India one was shot dead after it took shelter in a house.
Former Rabun County Animal Shelter Director Indicted on 60 Counts -CAUGHT! Now Prosecute!
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, abuse, shelter, animal advocates, abused, cats, pets, protection, ethics, crime, sadness, animal cruelty )

Julie
- 544 days ago - myfoxatlanta.com
Lowanda "Peanut" Kilby faces 60 felony counts. Charges filed against Kilby include theft by taking, theft by deception, computer theft and racketeering.
Shelter Puppy Cam Captures 24-7 Cuteness -U-Stream Live
Offbeat  (tags: puppies, shelter, cam, cute, dogs, off-beat, AWW!, funny, animals )

Julie
- 592 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Ric Browde, a California animal advocate has just launched a feel-good counterpart to all those heartbreaking Sarah McLaughlin commercials. His live-streaming puppy cam is designed to boost your mood, and the number of shelter adoptions.
Meet Stevie Wonder the Blind Piano-Playing Cat - He Is Purr-Fect!
Offbeat  (tags: cat, upbeat, animals, pets, blindCat, feline, piano, shelter, adopt )

Julie
- 765 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
When Stevie, named after the famous blind American singer and pianist, was found he was flea-ridden, suffering from worms, had a hernia in his stomach and both of his eyes were missing.
Give a Cat Toy to a Shelter and Hauspanther Will Double It!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, toys, shelter )

Cher
- 766 days ago - catster.com
The cat-conscious website offers a cool deal for those looking to donate cat toys to their favorite shelter.
Animalkind Cat Rescue Slowly Moves Toward Rebuilding
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, shelter )

Cher
- 791 days ago - catster.com
After a devastating fire and an outpouring of support, the Hudson, NY, shelter is raising money
Battered By Sandy, NY's Rescue Ink Shelter Seeks Donations
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, storm, shelter )

Cher
- 838 days ago - dogster.com
The rescue group run by tattooed bikers sets up an Indiegogo page to raise money and rebuild.
Mickey Rourke Is A Stray's Best Friend
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, actors, suffering, shelter )

Cher
- 1051 days ago - globalanimal.org
Mickey Rourke adopted a stray dog from Romania recently. This week, the news gets even better. Rourke is planning to build a much-needed animal shelter in his pup's homeland, a country with a very large stray population.
A Must-Have Item For When Disaster Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, shelter, personal shaleter, evacuation, natural disaster, Japan, Noah, odd, business )

Naoko
- 1249 days ago - asahi.com
HIRATSUKA, Kanagawa Prefecture - A tiny local factory here is attracting national attention with a spherical-shaped personal evacuation shelter for use in natural disasters.
Help for the Homeless - Humans and Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: reports, homeless women, companion animals, welfare, shelter, compassion )

Simone
- 1391 days ago - all-creatures.org
A study published in the journal Anthrozoos (March 2011) examined the relationship between homeless women and companion animals, illustrating the need for the welfare of both to be considered in homeless shelter services.
Man Left To Raise Baby Son Alone After Tsunami Keeps Searching For Wife
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Great East Japan Earthquake, missing, baby son, alone, searching, march11, tsunami, rubbles, love, Rikuzentakada City, Iwate Prefecture, tsunami, shelter, sadness, child, family )

Naoko
- 1393 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Firmly grasping his 1-year-old son Yuhi, 26-year-old Junishi Kozuchi walks through rubble-filled city of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, searching for his missing 24-year-old wife, Yuka.
Love Blooms At Shelter As Evacuees And Volunteer Set To Marry
Offbeat  (tags: love, marriage, Minamisanriku, Miyagi, tsunami, evacuee, volunteer, bond, shelter )

Naoko
- 1401 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi - At a shelter for evacuees in this tsunami-ravaged town, a new bond was formed, leading to a promise of marriage.
Dog Training Facility in Miyagi Keeps Tails Wagging After Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, pets, Kesennuma, tsunami, earthquake, free of charge, shelter, home, AnimalWelfare )

Naoko
- 1422 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
In the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated the coastal town of Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture on March 11, Yumi Saito, the operator of a dog training facility in the city has been looking after 28 pets free of charge.
 

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