Video: Dogs Make Art to Raise Awareness About Shelters


An artist at work.
Photo via huffpost.com

Given yesterday’s video “Priceless Pets,” and the project described in the video above, it seems like folks in Brazil are really thinking outside the box to help shelter dogs and promote. . .

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“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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Orvis Announces 2015 Customer Matching Grants


Orvis-TU 1,000 Miles Campaign
Photo by Trout Unlimited

This week, the Orvis Company announced the four recipients of its annual Customer Matching Grant program. Targeted to raise $360,000 or more, these grants are the cornerstone of. . .

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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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Classic Story: “Dangerous” German Shepherd Tamed by the Love of a. . .Goose?


Rex the German Shepherd and Geraldine the goose have found peace together.
Photo via express.co.uk

When he first came to the Puriton Horse and Animal Rescue is Somerset, England, Rex the German Shepherd Dog was so mean, it took two people to feed him. Staff at the shelter thought he might be untrainable and would probably end up being euthanized, but. . .

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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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