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  • Dogfight bust, cat hoarding leads to packed animal shelter in Orlando
    Dogfight bust, cat hoarding leads to packed animal shelter in Orlando
    Over the past year, Orange County Animal Services has made some great strides in upping their visibility in the community. I’ve seen billboards, heard radio station promotions, gotten many emails with announcements of special events, all...
  • Stephen Zukowski of Highview Egyptian Arabian Stud in Trenton, South Carolina
    Tragedy in South Carolina
    On March 24th, a search warrant was executed at High View Horse Farm on 545 Van Road in Trenton, SC by the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office. The search was prompted by discoveries during a three month investigation of the farm for allegations...
  • Tibetan Mastiff China Dog Sale
    Record-breaking dog sale? Tibetan mastiff sells for $2 million in China
    How much is that doggie in the window?A pair of beautiful Tibetan mastiffs sold for nearly three million dollars this week at a “luxury pet” auction held in Beijing on Tuesday. A one-year-old golden-haired mastiff pup sold for 12...
  • puppy rescued from MO breeding facility
    135 dogs and puppies rescued from Howell, MO breeding facility
    The Humane Society of Missouri is rescuing 135 puppies and adult dogs from a dog breeding facility in Howell County, Mo.HSMO's Animal Cruelty Task Force is working with the Missouri Department of Agriculture to take custody of the dogs and...
  •  Dawn Verdeschi
    Suspected breeder arrested, dozens of dogs seized in New York
    On Sunday, authorities executed a search warrant in Durham, N.Y., after receiving a report of possible neglect from a landlord who found dozens of dogs who were said to be living in horrible conditions, inside of a rental home, reported News 10...
  • 80,000 Stolen Dogs
    $80,000 in stolen dogs: Prize-winning French Bulldog and pups stolen in Florida
    $80,000 in stolen dogs were nabbed on New Year’s Eve from the home of Miami breeder, setting off an “Ace Ventura”-like investigation, reports Reuters via Yahoo! News on Friday.The purebred and prized French Bulldog, a 5-year-old...
  • Dogs, horses removed from Licking County ‘backyard breeder’
    Dogs, horses removed from Licking County ‘backyard breeder’
    ST. LOUISVILLE, Ohio -- The Licking County Humane Society removed 45 dogs and three horses from a property outside of St. Louisville, according to Tuesday’s Newark Advocate.Acting on an animal abuse tip, the Humane Society searched the...
  • Lounge
    Borzoi prices
    The Obama family may have paid $2300.00 for a Portuguese Water Dog Puppy. Is this crazy?Puppy prices vary considerably and often purchasers have no way of knowing if they are getting more with a $500.00 puppy than they are if they pay $250.00. So...
  • Maltese Breeder's Dog Removed from Filthy House in MA
    Maltese Breeder's Dogs Removed from Filthy House in MA
    Five neglected, matted Maltese dogs allegedly belonging to breeder Kim LeMaire were removed from a filthy house in Marlborough, MA - reports Metro West Daily News.The homeowner, Margaret Gardner, claimed that the dogs were LeMaire's and she...
  • Best and Worst Dog Breeds for Infants and Small Children
    Best and Worst Dog Breeds for Infants and Small Children
    This is a list of the best and worst dog breeds for families with infants and small children. Naturally, the temperament of each dog is formed through genetics and environment. As with humans, it is a question of nature vs. nurture. However, dogs...
  • Skip, happens to be in rescue
    If you bought your dog, I’m not judging you
    This is a response to what I find to be a highly judgmental and harmful article on Dogster about buying a dog (or pet) vs adoption. Not only is it judgmental, but it has a photo of an angry face with a wagging finger! The author even claims to ...
  • This pup will be gassed to death because someone bought a puppy
    Purebreds and puppies being gassed in Sherman, Texas
    What do these beautiful dogs have in common with purchased bred puppies? They are as lovable and lovely as any of the bred dogs being sold by dog breeders, but these dogs will be gassed to death in Sherman, Texas.Many people bought a puppy for...
  • Cochise, Hawk headed parrot
    An A-List 2 for 1 Special- Cochise and Kismet
    We have a special A-List Avian article this month. This month, we have two A-Lister’s! Both birds in the following paragraphs overcame different kinds of hardships to get to where they are now. Let’s start with Cochise first.Cochise is...
  • Waiting for their angels
    Troy and Portland Parrot rescues under way
    Animal lovers and avian enthusiasts were knocked off of their feet this week. Two separate hoarding situations in two different states have parrot rescues running around like madmen trying to care for around 100 birds each. In Troy, Ohio, a man...
  • Otter
    Abused Maltese is now a happy dog who needs a home
    Imagine that you had spent the first two years of your life crammed into a small, restrictive space, rarely getting any interaction or attention. How would you feel today? If you were a little girl dog named Otter, you’d feel pretty lucky.A...