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May 16, 2015
Gates Police and Fire rescue duckling from storm grate (video)
In an age where police are wearing body cameras, often as a way to...
September 30, 2014
Susie the pit bull mix named “American Hero Dog” of 2014
A pit bull mix named Susie from High Point, North Carolina, has been named this year's...
September 22, 2013
Why “free to good home” can be a death sentence for your dog
This image is making the rounds on Facebook. I have a difficult time looking at...
September 04, 2012
5 reasons to obey the leash law (yes, I’m talking to you)
I took my dog Bandit for a walk today in Corbett's Glen, a nature park...
July 11, 2012
The fight for Lennox ends – shame on the Belfast City Council
Lennox, the 7-year-old American Bull Dog/Labrador mix who was seized by the Belfast City Council...
July 09, 2012
Fight for Lennox the dog nears the end
Lennox is scheduled to die tomorrow. In fact, he may already be dead, since he's...
March 22, 2012
Gorham, NY approves one year moratorium on dog breeding
Last night, the town of Gorham unanimously approved a one year moratorium on wholesale dog...
March 15, 2012
Man ticketed after taking cat for a jog, then tethering it to a rock
Video: Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy explains how to read a cat's body language I've venture...
February 10, 2012
Ohio removes “pit bull” from state’s definition of dangerous dog
It's a happy day for opponants of breed specific legislation: Ohio has changed the state's...
February 08, 2012
Gorham residents speak out on dog breeding facility; approval nullified for now
The Gorham Town Board opened their meeting tonight to comments from residents about the dog...
February 07, 2012
Gorham Town Supervisor recommends moratorium on dog breeding
In the wake of the last week of outcry over proposed plans for a commercial...
February 06, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States forms new dog Breeders Advisory and Resource Council
This news from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) couldn't have been more...
February 04, 2012
What you can do about animal cruelty in your community (whether you live in Gorham or not)
This video from the Humane Society offers a glimpse at puppy mills and commercial breeding...
February 03, 2012
Animal cruelty and the problem of cockfighting (video)
This week has seen a lively discussion about wholesale commercial dog breeding facility planned for...
February 03, 2012
Readers speak out on the Gorham dog breeding facility
2/4/12 ** PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THIS UPDATE: What you can do about animal...
February 01, 2012
Large “wholesale” dog breeding facility (puppy mill) approved for Gorham, NY
** UPDATE 3/22/12: Moratorium passed! Read more here! ** ** PLEASE BE SURE YOU READ...
January 11, 2012
Miami Marlins’ new pitcher Mark Buehrle takes a stand on pit bull ban
Mark Buehrle and his wife in a 2010 PSA for AdoptAPet.com This week comes news...
December 30, 2011
Two rescue workers in British Columbia charged with stealing pets from yards and rehoming them
I posted today's Friday quote, about rescuing kitties who are simply out for a walk,...
December 30, 2011
Friday food for thought quote: stray cats … or not?
Not to discount the work of cat rescuers who rescue and care for stray cats....
December 28, 2011
Snickers the service dog to be reunited with retired police officer
Here's some great news: Snickers is going home! You may remember that just before Christmas,...
December 22, 2011
Retired cop forced to give up pit bull service dog – do you care about Breed Specific Legislation now?
Folks involved in animal rescue know all about Breed Specific Legislation (BSL), but many average dog owners don't...
December 19, 2011
Setting the record straight on Barkworks, puppy mills and the work of CAPS
Last week I told you that back in October, Macerich has banned the sale...
December 15, 2011
Pet sales banned at malls nationwide; rescue stores begin to replace pet shops
Even though the story broke in October, it's still making the rounds on Facebook - ...
December 13, 2011
Year-End Study Names 2011’s “Five Best States to be an Animal Abuser” (Where does your state rank?)
The Animal Legal Defense Fund this week released its annual report ranking animal cruelty laws...
November 17, 2011
Daniel the dog survives gas chamber, gets new home
On October 3, 18 dogs were put into a gas chamber at a shelter in...
November 15, 2011
Texas court rules owners can sue for sentimental value of dog mistakenly euthanized by shelter
Watch "The People's Court" long enough and you'll hear Judge Milan say that in the...
November 03, 2011
Bob Barker, Jorja Fox appear before Congress in defense of Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act
This week, former "Price is Right" host Bob Barker, "CSI" actress Jorja Fox and others...
October 20, 2011
Book review: The Lost Dogs by Jim Gorant
In 2007, then Atlanta Falcons' quarterback Michael Vick was indicted in a dogfighting case that...
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