Shelter Sunday: WAG: Weare Animal Guardians / Weare, NH

Meet Winston! This Lab mix is currently living in New Hampshire, courtesy of Weare Animal Guardians. Here’s what their website has to say about this handsome fella: This Lab cross likes everyone and is friendly, loving, and affectionate. He is … Continue reading

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Two Programs Pair Shelter Dogs with Juvenile Inmates

Lenny, photo courtesy ofFox 5 New York. Dogs can inspire us to be better people and there is no better proof of that than when troubled kids in juvenile centers and jails can help train dogs. One program in Amarillo, … Continue reading

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Shelter Tuesday: April 26

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and in animal shelters across the country homeless dogs are hoping that they will get to celebrate the holiday with a forever fur Mom to call their own…. [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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SHELTER DOG SAVES PUPPY’S LIFE AND BOTH GET ADOPTED

There are many heroes in animal rescue and sometimes that hero can even be another dog! According to the Saint Augustine Record, a black lab puppy named Gunther came into the Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services in bad shape. … Continue reading

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SHELTER CAT WAVES AT WOULD BE ADOPTERS

One homeless cat knows what it takes to get adopters’ attention. According to Love Meow, a Reddit post by a volunteer at Tabby’s Place, a cat sanctuary in Ringoes, New Jersey, told the story about Sienna, a sweet senior cat … Continue reading

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MUTTS COMIC STRIP FOCUS OF A NEW PBS “SHELTER ME” EPISODE

Halo, Purely for Pets is so proud to be the founding sponsor of the PBS inspiring series Shelter Me. In the “Hearts and Paws,” episode where filmmaker Steven Latham profiles an icon in the dog world, at least to those … Continue reading

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I volunteer for a small non-profit animal shelter …

I volunteer for a small non-profit animal shelter (no-kill) and while we are making it financially and taking care of the animals, we don't have adequate volunteers to do all the extras for the dogs and cats, such as regular … Continue reading

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George Clooney Adopts Shelter Dog for His Parents

I grew up not far from Cincinnati, watching Nick Clooney first host the afternoon movie, then the local news. Although I didn’t know the family growing up (they are from Northern Kentucky, as I recall), I have always felt an … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: SHELTER DOGS HELP PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES

There is a detection-dog program called Conservation Canines (CK9), part of the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology, that is putting to a brand new use the amazing sense of smell that dogs possess. These CK9 dogs are trained … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: K-9 Lifesavers / Washington, DC

Meet Babe Brûlée! This cute collie mix puppy is living near our nation’s capitol with K-9 Lifesavers. Here’s what their website has to say about this adorable little girl. This litter of 7 was rescued from rural GA- they have … Continue reading

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