“Snuggle Delivery” Program Brings Shelter Dogs to the Workplace

Employees get a chance to meet adoptable dogs in return for a company donation to the Humane Society.
Photo via dogster.com

Everybody knows that dogs can help relieve stress. And where is there a lot of stress? At the workplace, of course. That’s why the Humane Society of Broward County in Fort. . .

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Rescue Dogs Are In Demand, So Shelters Look Far Afield

Laurie McCannon, director of the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, Mass., with a dog named Trina.
Photo by Greg Allen/NPR

An interesting report on NPR looks at the relatively new process of transporting dogs across the country, and even internationally, to shelters in parts of the U.S. where adoptions are. . .

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Video: The “Pet Detectives” Go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Here’s a great story from AZ Central about a dog-rescue worker who goes above and beyond the call of duty. Beth Smith works at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter, but she moonlights as a detective, trying to find the owners of the dogs who show up in the shelter. She mostly uses the. . .

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Shelter Dog Survives Euthanasia Attempt

Lazarus, who survived a euthanasia attempt and a car accident, sits by his new owner, Jane Holston.
Photo by Jay Reeves/AP via abcnews.go.com

Here’s an incredible story about a shelter dog slated for euthanasia. . .but he wouldn’t let go. The four-year-old dog had been brought into an Alabama shelter on August 19, and by September 10, no one had offered to adopt him. So a veterinarian making his. . .

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“Kill This Dog” Billboard Grabs Attention

A bold advertising campaign by Pets’ Broward is raising eyebrows—and, hopefully, awareness—in Florida. Motorists are shocked to see a giant billboard that reads “killthisdog.com” and shows a. . .

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Video: “Kiss the Animals Goodbye,” Life in a Kill Shelter

WARNING: This video contains disturbing scenes.

We talk a lot about working toward a no-kill future, where animals coming into shelters aren’t in danger of being euthanized because they are unadoptable or because there’s simply no room for them. For instance, . . .

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Video: Animal Rescue Group Refuses to Return Lost Dog to Owner

The dog, formerly named Raffiki, is seen here with 4-year-old Daniel Torres.
Photo via nydailynews.com

A lost puppy in Los Angeles has led to a battle between the dog’s former owner and the rescue organization that gave the puppy to another family. Raffiki, an eight-month-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, somehow. . .

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How One Picture Can Save a Dog’s Life

Anyone who has ever searched online for something—a house, a car, a dog—knows how important a photo can be. When you see something that catches your eye, you get excited and want to know more, but there are

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