4 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog

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Choosing to adopt a dog rather than get one at the pet store (or what some like to refer to as “puppy mill”) is a beautiful thing—essentially you are saving a poor pup from euthanasia and you’re providing a an animal with a good home. But adopting a pet is a huge responsibility and is very similar to adopting a child. First and foremost, you need to make sure that your living space is appropriate size for the type of dog you are considering adopting.

“New York’s Kindest” includes Rock & Rawhide!

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Rock & Rawhide , the charity that helps increase adoption levels of dogs and cats in shelters, announced today that it is included in Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C)’s latest advertising campaign, “New York’s Kindest” for their donations and assistance in increasing adoption levels through distraction therapy. The campaign encourages New Yorkers to support their city shelter by adopting, volunteering and donating to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals.

Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

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Animals in the tri-state area are euthanized daily, rescue groups are unable to save as many lives as they wish, and animals spend years in boarding kennels while awaiting adopters to fall in love with them. Maybe it’s because they assume that a shelter animal is “broken”, or that they think they would never be able to give the animal up to an adopter, it would break their heart. Some were abused or neglected. For an adopter, it makes the process a little easier.

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On Taxes, Veganism and "Pets"

Animal Person

Someone wrote me and, though the person clearly was trolling to insult someone, s/he accused me of not being a vegan because of greyhounds Violet Rays and Charles Hobson Booger, III (no mention of Emily, which made me feel terribly neglectful). But I frankly never thought of not helping individual cats and dogs (through adoption) as an option for me. Because I'm a highly-social, party-loving gal who loves to get gussied up and enjoy an all-nighter on New Year's Eve, I.

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Furdiburb – A Virtual Pet Adventure!

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Players care for their newly adopted pet by feeding and cleaning him. You can neglect him, and he’ll just be sad and starving when you come back. Do you enjoy playing games? Then today’s post is for you! There is a fun game called Furdiburb , and like the title of this post suggests, it’s a virtual pet adventure game! Furdiburb is a virtual pet, puzzle, and adventure game mashed into one.

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Organizations Putting Animals First

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Between running errands, working late and worrying about the bottom-line, it’s no wonder our four-legged and winged friends so often go overlooked and neglected. From medical assistance to fundraising, education and adoption events, PAC 911 does all it can to improve the situation of animals in its area. In the fast-paced world of today, it seems people are always on the go.

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The Animal Legal Defense Fund Public Registries

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sexual abuse, and animal fighting as well as neglect (such as hoarding). Shon Rahrig : While living in Ohio in 1999, Rahrig allegedly adopted several cats and a puppy from local shelters and tortured them sadistically. Rahrig was forbidden to own an animal for five years, but he was subsequently seen at an adoption event in California. Time and again, she has been caught housing dozens of sick, neglected animals in squalid conditions.

What To Do If You Find a Pit Bull

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Aside from the breed’s abuses, one finds that adopting out this breed is highly difficult. However, any breed of dog that has been abused, neglected, or homeless may be aggressive to humans or other dogs. Abused and neglected dogs may react aggressively to something that you consider non-aggressive. This is the ideal end for the dog, and not just because it will get to go home; due to the breed’s bad image in the media, adopting out a pit bull can be very difficult.

Brooklyn Woman Assaults Two ASPCA Agents

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Responding to an anonymous tip about a neglected cat, the Humane Law Enforcement agents arrived at Stewart’s residence to find a seven-week-old, one-pound orange tabby with his whiskers cut off and a serious injury to his right front paw. The agents were treated for injuries at local hospitals, while the kitten, named Macaroni by officials, was taken to the ASPCA Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital, where he’s expected to recover and be readied for adoption.

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Rescue Spotlight: Baja Dogs La Paz

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He’s currently residing with a loving foster family but the good news is he has just been adopted to a family in Canada!! They help us rescue dogs in need, and care for those without a voice who are injured, abused and neglected. Meet Chicharito (Little pea), a small 3-4 year old Chihuahua found limping on Allende Street in La Paz. He had a problem with his leg. He wouldn’t put any weight on it. He looked very thin and very sad.

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Why Not Brood Parasites?

10,000 Birds

It’s easy to see why some birds adopt this way of life. This last point is a bit legitimate when you look at their impacts on already-stressed species, but in the main, it was more of the kind of disorganized anthropomorphizing that leds to “nature lovers” hating on predators and neglecting the uncharismatic. So lately it seems like I’m just surrounded by baby talk.

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“How about Pineapple Gose-beak?” – Uinta Brewing Company: Flamingose

10,000 Birds

While the addition of salt and coriander to beer may seem like a strangely modern technique, spiced wheat beers are a northern European tradition that likely dates to the Middle Ages, perhaps a vestige predating the widespread adoption of hops. Leipzig in the eighteenth century: the adopted home of the sour, salty wheat beer known as Gose. After beginning the month with two sour beer reviews, I’ve decided to keep the streak going to close out August with a third.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

If these policies were adopted, small-scale animal agriculture would be a more economical model, and people would eat less meat. 5, 2008 To the Editor: Kudos to The New York Times for covering the much-neglected connections between meat and climate change. To the Editor: Re “ From Hoof to Dinner Table, a New Bid to Cut Emissions ” (front page, Dec.