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  • Teaming up to create no-kill communities in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin shelters team up to create 'no kill' community
    The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha, Wisc. (HAWS), and the Elmbrook Humane Society in neighboring Brookfield, have teamed up to try and create a "no kill"community. According to a May 3, 2015 story on Fox 6 News, they're...
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    New injectable neutering method may help cure dog overpopulation
    A new FDA approved, non-surgical neutering method for male dogs may just be a game changer in the war on overpopulation and euthanasia of canines worldwide.There are an estimated 600 million stray dogs in the world, plus countless shelters...
  • Boxes may help reduce stress in shelter cats
    Can providing boxes to shelter cats help reduce their stress?
    Shelters are loud, smelly, unfamiliar places, full of unfamiliar people, and cats that live in shelters suffer from high levels of stress. Scientists recently found that one of the reasons cats like boxes is because boxes make them feel safe. Now,...
  • Barney the rescued Golden Retriever gives the gift of laughter
    Barney the rescued Golden Retriever gives the gift of laughter
    Anyone that knows Peter Calarco knows his love of dogs, and all animals for that matter. And anyone that knows him, knows his rescued Golden Retrievers, Barney, Rhett and Roxy. Originally from Long Island, New York, Peter is a long time resident...
  • 4th cat cafe in the U.S. opens in New York City
    Cat cafe opens in New York City, becomes 4th open cat cafe in the nation
    New York City's first permanent cat café is open for business. Meow Parlour, located in SoHo in Manhattan, is the brainchild of the same two women who run the Macaron Parlour, also in Manhattan. The café is currently home to eight cats, which...
  • Black Friday deals include adoption events at local shelters
    Black Friday means adoption events at animal shelters and rescues
    Animal shelters all over are getting in on the spirit Black Friday. A Nov. 28, 2014 article in The Consumerist says shelters and rescues offer their own "doorbuster" deals, except some are aimed at "busting" the doors off the...
  • PACC to extend special adoption event
    Pima Animal Care Center adopting out all cats rescued in hoarding case
    Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) has adopted out most of the cats they took in from a hoarding case, according to a Nov. 16, 2014 story on KVOA Tucson. 80 cats and kittens were taken out of a Tucson home on Thursday, and all were adoptable. Some of...
  • Cori the Senior Dog
    November is adopt a senior pet month in MD, VA, DC and the world
    (November 5, 2014) November is upon us and this month is special because international organizations are celebrating Adopt a Senior Pet month. CNN posted a video with celebrity senior dog Marnie and her owner Shirley. It is a great story about...
  • Rescue Idiot lets you stay up to date on rescue news
    Rescue Idiot: New app lets you stay on top of animal rescue news
    A new app is out for people who enjoy animal rescue. It's called Rescue Idiot, and according to The Huffington Post, is the world's first app specifically for animal rescue news, so rescuers and animal lovers alike can keep abreast of the...
  • Together, We Can Save them All
    How to help pets if you can't foster or visit the shelter
    There are many people in the world who want so desperately to help in the mission to rescue animals, but don’t feel they have the resources to foster, or the time to physically go to a shelter and volunteer. The good news is that if you are...
  • Fully built lean-to
    Five easy steps for building a lean to shelter
    If your looking to build a outdoor shelter and want it to be water proof,wind proof and animal proof. Try looking into building a lean-to! They are very easy to build and can build the shelter anywhere where there is wood and leaves! There are...
  • National Adoption Weekend/Vegas
    Happy Home Sanctuary & PetSmart Gearing Up for National Adoption Weekend
    Last week, hundreds of dogs were adopted during the Doggone Home event at the Las Vegas Animal Foundation. All fees were waived in hope to save dogs from euthanization - and it worked. People lined up for hours for a chance to take home a pet that...
  • Cat's microchip shows up on x-ray
    Microchips: Are they as safe and useful as we're told?
    Is your cat microchipped? Even indoor cats should be chipped, in case they escape and get lost. Microchips help vets and shelters identify your cat, even if she doesn't wear a collar, or her collar went missing. Also, the chance that you will...
  • Cuddles
    Forsaken Dog Needs New Home
    His name is Cuddles, loved to sleep and cuddle with his owners, but after eight years, they no longer want him. Usually a happy, healthy playful dog, Cuddles is now quiet and missing the family who left him behind. He's currently with another...
  • Black cats apparently aren't photogenic enough for adoption
    Black cats 'not photogenic' enough for selfie generation
    Black cats already have a bad rap in the world of superstition. Thought to be bad luck, many people shy away from adopting them at shelters. They're also often the victims of cruel rituals around Halloween; a trend that's so troubling some...
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