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.
This is a beautiful, heartwarming story, even though it is sure to have a sad ending. Rio was already in a shelter when she survived Superstorm Sandy last fall, and she was flown to The Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, California, in hopes that she could. . .
Here’s a wonderful story about a rescued puppy who was going completely blind until a veterinarian performed free cataracts surgery. Now Danny can see, and he has a new. . .
There are lots of way to get a point across about a serious issue, such as dog adoption. One way is to focus on the plight of dogs stuck in shelters or facing euthanasia. But another way is to make the whole idea of adoption seem fun. This video, made to help Westminster (CA) Adoption Group and Services raise money for their animal adoption program, offers a. . .
Five years ago, when then 11-year-old Madison Reed asked her parents if she could get a dog, they said, “Sure. But you have to raise the money to pay for it.” They figured that it would Madison a while to come up with the cash, but she had other. . .
A law named for Patrick the pit bull—who weighed just 19 pounds when he was found at the bottom of a trash chute in March 2011—was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday. It increases first-time animal abuse fines from $1,000 to $3,000, and second offenses could jump to. . .