Video: Rescuing an Abandoned Dog on the Railroad Tracks

Here’s the latest wonderful rescue from Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws. Nora is a sweet girl who was living in an industrial wasteland, but because of Eldad, she’s now at Bark N’ Bitches waiting to be adopted into a forever home. He even. . .

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Video: New Show on CBS Focuses on Shelter Dogs

A new show called “Lucky Dog,” which premiered last Saturday morning, features animal trainer and behaviorist Brandon McMillan visiting his local shelter to rescue “hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained, and unadoptable dogs.” Then he takes the dog back to his ranch for training before finding each one a home. It’s a great idea for a show because it both. . .

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Achieving Zero-Kill Status In American Shelters Is Within Reach

Too many shelter dogs await an uncertain fate where overpopulation is still a problem.
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My home state, New Hampshire, has a unique motto: “Live Free or Die.” Although Revolutionary War general John Stark had something else in mind when he wrote those words, it is easy to apply them to America’s animal-shelter problem. If there’s no place for dogs to live free, then thousands of them are euthanized every day across the country. But not in. . .

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The Most Misguided Dog “Charity” Event Ever?

Just what every dog wants: surfing lessons. Right?
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What if I told you that a British company was going to raise $10,000 to be split between two charities: Cancer Research U.K. and Battersea Dogs Home. You’d think it was great, right? But here’s the kicker: that $10K is going to be raised by selling a $73,000 vacation for a dog! Something called the. . .

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