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Support Grows for Officer Suspended for Refusing to Kill Orphaned Bear Cubs
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, ethics, protection )

- 144 days ago -
Thousands of supporters are calling for the reinstatement of British Columbia conservation officer Brian Casavant, who remains suspended for refusing to destroy two black bear cubs Sunday after their mother was killed.
Town Mails Discarded Dog Poop Back to Errant Pet Owners
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, pets, odd, off-beat, funny, interesting )

- 908 days ago -
Dog parks are an oasis for millions of pet owners--pups can run around, interact with other dogs. But Some careless dog owners, however, don't abide by dog park rules, or simple common decency, and leave their dogs' waste behind for others to clean up.
The Right Way to Run With Your Dog
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, dogs, GoodNews, humans, pets )

- 910 days ago -
We know that running is good for humans, but it can be good for your dog, too. Not all canines are built for running, but most dogs in good health enjoy it, even if it's only a couple of miles.
Teen Starts Nonprofit Rescue to Help Dogs
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, dogs, GoodNews, pets )

- 922 days ago -
Some teenagers may dream of helping animals when they grow up, but how many take their passion and start their own nonprofit animal rescue? That's what Connecticut teen Claire Fraise did. The 13-year-old started a nonprofit organization...
Why Does My Dog... Always Lick Me?
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, goodnews )

- 928 days ago -
It's not much of a conundrum, really. The bottom line is that most of the time, dogs will lick their people as a sign of affection. "You are the sun and the moon,"
First Dog to Be Fitted With Four Prosthetics Limbs
Animals  (tags: Pets, dogs, health, animal welfare )

- 945 days ago -
Naki'o is a pup that lost all four paws to frostbite when he was little. When he began having a harder time supporting his weight, his owner, Christie Pace, started to explore different options for Naki'o:
The Toughest Decision Pet Owner's Have to Make
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, cats, dogs, death, ethics, sadness, suffering )

- 985 days ago -
Occasionally, the decision making that surrounds euthanizing a pet is pretty straightforward. In other cases, however, it can be hard to know what to do.
New Center Offers Help for Dogs Consumed By Fear
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, dogs, GoodNews, goodnews, pets, protection, rescued )

- 994 days ago -
Fear grips dogs so tightly they shake, cower, bite, growl or pee. Such dread can consume a dog when it's freed from a cage at a puppy mill or hoarder's home because that's the only life the dog has ever known.
7 Inspiring Stories of Stray Dogs Saving Perfect Strangers
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, goodnews, strays )

- 995 days ago -
These tales of canine heroics will surely cure your Monday blues
6 Common Cat Behavior Myths Decoded
Animals  (tags: cats, animals, environment, ethics, animalwelfare )

- 998 days ago -
Cats are the most popular pet in the United States; they are intelligent, affectionate and mysterious creatures. Still, here are many misconceptions about cats that cause both social and physical problems for these animals.
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