Finding Shelter

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Finding Shelter is an amazing documentary about an English family who found themselves unexpectedly rescuing street animals in Bulgaria. It’s not just … Continue reading → The post Finding Shelter appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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Cat Summer video help shelter cats!

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Another fun video featuring internet celebrity cats! “Cat Summer” features Grumpy Cat, Nala Cat, Hamilton the Hipster Cat and Oskar the Blind Cat. The post Cat Summer video help shelter cats!

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The Shelter Pet Project

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Did you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized? cats dogs people helping animals rescues animal adoption animal rescue animal shelter psa

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Purina Cat Chow Shelter Volunteer of the Year

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We are excited to congratulate the Purina Cat Chow “Shelter Volunteer of the Year”, Liz Taranda! Purina Cat Chow ran a contest in 2015 to honor shelter volunteers as part of the “Building Better Lives” program. cats people helping animals

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50 Years. 50 Shelters.

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Purina Cat Chow just launched “ 50 Years. 50 Shelters. ” a program that will support 50 cat-focused shelters nationwide and donate up to $200,000 in product and monetary donations to acknowledge these shelters’ dedication to the cats they serve and helping them find forever homes. Purina Cat Chow “50 Years. 50 Shelters” Program Gives Thanks in Three Ways. Each shelter will receive a “50 Years. 50 Shelters.” 50 Shelters.”

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Happy National Shelter Pet Adoption Day!

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We want to wish you a very HAPPY national shelter pet adoption day by introducing “Happy” the Cat and “Happy” the Dog! cats dogs people helping animals

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Smooches for Pooches campaigns help shelter pets find true love!

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‘Picture Me @ Home’ provides animal shelters with turnkey marketing campaigns to help increase adoptions, community support and donations in February! Animal shelters need … Continue reading → The post Smooches for Pooches campaigns help shelter pets find true love!

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The Shelter Pet Project

4 The Love Of Animals

Did you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized? Luckily, The Shelter Pet Project hopes to change this! Here is one of the great PSAs that The Shelter Pet Project has out.

Animal Shelter Portraits

4 The Love Of Animals

Photographer Mark Ross has captured some truly beautiful, and touching, photos of animals abandoned at kill shelters. The book, Animal Shelter Portraits , captures just a small glimpse of what our furry friends experience in shelter situations.

PETA Settlement over Shelter Records

Critter News

Follow-up from the Utah scandal in which shelter animals were being sold for research purposes. The Davis County Commission has agreed to pay the legal fees of an animal rights group after settling a lawsuit over animal shelter records. The money will cover a portion of PETA's legal fees for a lawsuit the group filed in January about animals that had been sold by the county shelter for research purposes. animal research utah animal shelters PETA

Shine a Light on a Shelter

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Purina ONE® beyOnd® brand dog and cat food and GOOD have teamed up to host the Shine a Light on a Shelter challenge and award a $10,000 grant to an animal shelter doing great work. Do you know of a shelter that is doing good work on behalf of homeless pets?

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Paws UP for Union Township Animal Shelter

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Rock & Rawhide , a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that aims to increase adoptions for dogs and cats in shelters by providing toys and other items that serve as a form of distraction therapy, reducing the stress and noise levels.

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Nothing Funny About Cat Cruelty

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What is it about cats and the internet? I would struggle to name one friend on my Facebook account who has not at some point shared the latest Lolcats pictures or shred a grumpy cat memo. The Difficulties Of Re-homing Abused Cats. cats people helping animals

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Are Black Cats Really Bad Luck?

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The history of black cats being the harbingers of bad luck dates back centuries, and tall tales around them can be found in the history and lore of many countries. The ancient Egyptians embraced the black cat and treated it as royalty. The post Are Black Cats Really Bad Luck?

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Vile Practices at Tulare County, CA Animal Shelter

Critter News

Cookson were accused of participating in an “off the books” arrangement wherein Harmon and Cookson carried out unauthorized mass euthanasias at the Tulare County, California shelter – reportedly using nonstandard and painful methods – by falsifying records to cover their actions. Sargeant, doing business as Sargeant’s Wholesale Biologicals, buys carcasses from animal shelters and sells them to research facilities such as UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine.

Utah's Shelters Providing Strays to Labs for Research

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Scores of abandoned dogs, cats and livestock from Utah animal shelters become subjects of laboratory research at the University of Utah each year. University officials say they only collect animals from shelters willing to participate and pound animals are steered toward nonlethal experiments. They say cats and dogs at the lab get excellent veterinary care and survivors are placed into a volunteer-run adoption program.

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Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats

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We are excited to tell you about Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats new eco-friendly, net-zero cat shelter in Chicago! Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats is a registered 501c3 charitable organization. cats design rescues

How to keep your cat warm this winter

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Cat owners! If your cat is young, fit and healthy, try not to panic – cats’ coats get thicker in winter to accommodate freezing temperatures, and they’re built to withstand it,” she says. However, there’s no denying that all cats love a warm place to sleep, and older cats, or cats who have been poorly, will especially appreciate a cosy nook to hide away in.”. Many cat owners swear by microwaveable heating pads, or plastic hot water bottles.

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Where Are All the Cats?

Critter News

Last summer, Alley Cat Allies conducted an analysis of Illinois Department of Agriculture reports collected from the 247 animal pounds and shelters licensed by the state that handled cats in 2006. More than 60,000 cats were killed in Illinois animal pounds and shelters in 2006. That’s 5,000 cats killed every month, and 160 each day. On top of that, these same facilities couldn’t account for over 17,000 cats. Tags: feral cats

Shelters Fill Up Due to Wildfires in Australia

Critter News

ANIMAL shelters are searching for the owners of hundreds of dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and other pets displaced by fires. Shelter workers fear many owners may have assumed their animals died or they could be looking for them in the wrong places. Pets have been displaced as well as their owners in the recent wildfires. They are urging anyone who has lost a pet to register with their council.

Adoption; The Humane Choice

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It is the primary mission of every animal refuge to find a loving home for cats and dogs in desperate need of one. Even a very comfortable shelter is. birds cats dogs hedgehogs people helping animals rescues

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2017 Tournament of Tails

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Playing off the popularity of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Petplan’s Tournament of Tails features adoptable pets from 32 shelters across the country vying for the crown of top dog or cat.

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Petfinder turns 20! #MetOnPetfinder

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One of our favorite websites, Petfinder has helped facilitate more than 25 million pet adoptions through its shelter and rescue member organizations. cats dogs people helping animalsThis post is sponsored by Purina. As always, our thoughts are our own. Happy 20th anniversary Petfinder!

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When Is a Dog Unadoptable?

Critter News

I rejoined my local animal shelter's volunteer program a few months ago (long story as to why I quit in the first place). I had a couple of dogs when I was a kid, but I mostly grew up with cats. I have a lot of patience with cats. I don't believe that any cat is unadoptable, even feral cats. I believe that a feral may never be a lap cat and they may never even let you pet them.

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How to Ensure Your Dog Has a Healthy Diet

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Their basic needs consist of shelter from the elements, regular exercise and a nutritionally balanced diet. cats dogs guest post pet careDogs are reliant on their owners for all of their needs.

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Guest post: How to build a cat house.

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Pets are lovable and cuddly especially if it is a cat. It is your responsibility to see that your cat is safe and comfortable. The best thing you can do for it is to build a cat house. Building a cat house is not as difficult as you think it to be. Building the cat house yourself has several advantages. You can build a cat house to accommodate one cat or many cats. These pieces will make the side panels, floor and roof of the cat house.

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“The Friskies” is back!

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Calling all cat video creators: “The Friskies” is back. Cat video creators may upload videos up to two minutes in length at www.TheFriskies.com in one of four categories: Cat Comedy: Your cat(s) in an humorous situation. Catventure: An indoor cat adventure.

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American Veterinary Medical Association Makes Despicable Decision

Critter News

An AVMA resolution was quietly killed this afternoon that would have revised its policy on use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing and education. The controversial resolution, submitted by the AVMA’s House Advisory Committee, called on the association to oppose the use of live animals “procured from animal shelters or the use of live animals procured from dealers” for use in veterinary education. Bastards. From Veterinary News.

Ladybug Love Run to benefit Rock & Rawhide!

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You can be anywhere in the world to take part, any distance, any way to help shelter animals!! A portion of race proceeds will go to Rock & Rawhide to help shelter animals in need. cats dogs eventsDo you enjoy running, biking, or walking?

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters. cats dogs events people helping animals The message of Remember Me Thursday is to remember the millions of orphan pets who lost their lives over the last year.

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Angel Tree Campaign To Help Homeless Pets at 70 Shelters

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You can help pets in need through the month of December by donating food, supplies or cash which will then benefit more than 70 community animal shelters across the U.S. The holiday season can be challenging for local shelters and rescues, says Renee Coughlin of Best Friends Pet Care.

Pets Add Life; Guinea Pig Interview

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We would love for you to join, you can pledge to help pets three different ways; adopting your next pet, volunteering at a shelter, or even just taking a photo of a pet in need of a good home and sharing it online. cats cute video dogs people helping animals rescues

Santa’s Elves have furry faces!

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OK, you caught us, they aren’t elves but they are shelter pets Santa’s Workshop and Marnie the Dog is Head Elf! dogs catsHow cute and fun are these “elves” making toys at Santa’s work shop? And for every share of the … Continue reading → The post Santa’s Elves have furry faces! appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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10,000 Tennis Balls to help shelter pets!

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Shelter Animals for Adoption Awareness. The Holiday Season will come early for Manhattan & Brooklyn shelter dogs and cats. What: On Friday, November 16th, just over 10,000 tennis balls will be released to the dogs and cats patiently waiting in the facilities to be adopted.

2012 232

FiXiT Aims to Facilitate 25 Spay Neuters This Week

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Every year 3-4 million dogs and cats die in animal shelters in the United States because there aren’t enough homes for them. cats dogs events people helping animals Sponsors Are Able to Contribute As Little as $10 to Help an Animal Get Spayed/Neutered.

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Learn Pet CPR – Save a Life!

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Get certified while learning what to do if your dog or cat is in trouble. $80 All proceeds will benefit the shelter animals that we support! If you are in NYC, please consider joining this important class. Sat May 3 from 10am-1pm in Manhattan.

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Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

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NEW JERSEY – Animal shelters are full, they have no space, they often have no money, and they have a small amount of dedicated volunteers. There is an estimated 3-4million pets euthanized each year in US animal shelters. Will they get sick in the shelter?

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Urban Resource Institute and Purina Unveil the Purina Play Haven

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Studies show that as many as 48% of domestic violence victims stay in abusive situations out of fear of what would happen if they left their pets behind, and more than 70% of pet owners who enter shelter report that the abuser has threatened, injured, or killed family pets.

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Calling all animal lovers!

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Erubbermaids “Roughneck” homes create the perfect winter sanctuary for feral cats Opossums, raccoons and skunks. Feral cats are exposed to cold temperatures, wind and freezing rain in the winter. and you can even donate containers to help others make shelters as well.

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Stamps to the Rescue

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Adopt a shelter pet stamps from the postal service were just revealed on the Ellen DeGeneres Show! The 44-cent stamps feature photos of five cats and five dogs who were all adopted from shelters. Stamps to the Rescue !

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Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

Critter News

An enormous victory was achieved for animals this week when nearly 200 dogs and 54 cats were rescued from a North Carolina animal testing facility that closed its doors after an undercover investigation revealed apparent abuse of the animals by workers at the facility. and more than a dozen animal shelters and rescues[1] succeeded in placing all of the rescued animals, offering hope that they will find loving homes and solace after their ordeal.

Bowl by Bowl Challenge

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We wanted to share this great initiative called “Bowl by Bowl” that challenges negative perceptions of shelter pets as well as helps feed animals in need. Purina One will donate a bowl of food to a shelter for every quiz completed on their Facebook page.

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On the Keeping of Endangered Fishes

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Assuming that the fish are kept in a large aquarium that mimics their natural habitat, and that the keeper treats the fish as family (as they would a rescued dog, cat, rabbit, etc.),

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