When the Utah Animal Adoption Center in Salt Lake City saved a very pregnant Pit Bull from abuse, a Petfinder Foundation grant from Orvis helped pay for the mother’s and her seven puppies’ medical care.
Written by: Karen Diehm, Freedom Tails Editor/Photographer
Since human’s interactions with our canine friends have shown to reduce stress and depression, Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC), located in Aberdeen, Washington, implemented the Freedom Tails program in 2009. Freedom Tails, working in conjunction with. . .
The online magazine Paper features a gorgeous set of images by renowned fashion photographer Richard Phibbs. For the past few years, Phibbs has donated his remarkable eye to help the Humane Society of New York find homes for dogs in. . .
Professional hockey players from the Washington Capitals showed their love of dogs recently when they posed for photographs with pooches awaiting adoption. The photos will be used for a calendar, the proceeds from which. . .
On Saturday the UK’s Kennel Club will host Pup Aid, a celebrity-judged fun dog show that aims to raise awareness of the horrific practice of puppy farming. (We call those “puppy mills” on this side of The Pond.) It’s the kickoff event for Puppy Awareness Week, which seeks to educate potential dog owners about. . .
Here’s a touching story about a beautiful little dog whose life was turned upside down when she lost her sight. Not knowing what to do, her family dropped her off at a shelter in Los Angeles. And that’s when something magical began.
This great video tells the story of an organization in Costa Rica called Territorio de Zaguates, which cares for stray dogs. They figured out a brilliant strategy for helping potential adopters see the value in mixed breed dogs.