50 Years. 50 Shelters.

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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. 50 Shelters” Program Gives Thanks in Three Ways. Each shelter will receive a “50 Years. 50 Shelters.” 50 Shelters.” You can help your state’s local shelter earn an additional $1,000 just by casting a vote.

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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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Shelter Appreciation Week

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National Shelter Appreciation Week is November 4-10. Help spread the word by supporting your local shelter with a “Shelter Drive-by”! What is a Shelter Drive-by? Double check that the shelter is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

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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. A portion of the tennis balls will also be donated to other shelter facilities in the tri-state area.

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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!

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? Luckily, The Shelter Pet Project hopes to change this! Here is one of the great PSAs that The Shelter Pet Project has out.

National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

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October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Orvis has partnered with PetFinder’s Foundation to benefit pet shelters and provide homes for … Continue reading → The post National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

Animal Shelter Portraits

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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.

The Shelter Pet Project

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The Shelter Pet Project is a wonderful public service campaign from The Humane Society, Maddie’s Fund and the Ad Council! The project goal is to help the many great pets waiting in shelters. The campaign motto is “a person is the best thing to happen to a shelter pet”!

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!

Shelby at the Shelter

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Shelter work is always a great combination of heartwarming stories, hilarious animal antics and a great vibe of fun people all around.

Scandal at Los Angeles Animal Shelter

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Brenda Barnette, General Manager of the Animal Services Department, said 64 animals have disappeared from six shelters in roughly a year,” Zanhiser reports. “Of Of that total, 39 were housed at the city's North Central shelter on Lacy Street — a missing rate considered unusually high.” animal shelter management Los Angeles california animal sheltersLA Animal Services is the subject of an internal investigation surrounding missing animals.

PETA Settlement over Shelter Records

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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

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.

Cat Summer video help shelter cats!

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For every video view until Labor Day, Friskies will donate 1 meal (up to 1,000,000) to shelters across the country in Colonel Meow’s name! The post Cat Summer video help shelter cats! Another fun video featuring internet celebrity cats!

Seattle Animal Shelter's Critter Team

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Here is an article in the Seattle Times about the lesser known small animal area at the Seattle Animal Shelter. Tags: seattle animal shelter We used to volunteer for that program.

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?

Is Shelter Appreciation Week a Sham?

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Nathan Winograd has an interesting piece in the Examiner about the recent HSUS Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. It's not that he's unappreciative of people that work with animals, but rather the state of many of the shelters that are being appreciated. The article documents a number of recent abuses nationwide, as well as the difficulties reformers have faced in trying to stop abuse at shelters. Tags: animal shelters

Shelter Strays Used as Lab Animals

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I thought it was an urban myth that animal shelters would actually turn over unwanted animals to laboratories for research, but apparently not. The animal shelter committee voted to end the contract, but it goes before the County commissioners in April. Tags: animal shelter management animal experimentation strays medical research Montcalm County has taken a step towards ending its relationship with an animal research facility.

King County Animal Shelters Still in Trouble

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After all the brewhaha about improving the conditions at the King County animal shelters in Washington State (where we live), I'm still seeing this kind of stuff. A group of veterinarians that volunteered this year to treat sick animals at King County's two animal shelters has quit, citing a lack of accountability and a reluctance from shelter staff to fix a broken system. Tags: animal shelter management seattle State of Washington King county

PurinaOne is Helping Shelter Pets

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If you want to help shelter pets with just a click of the mouse, be sure to visit their page and watch a video! Between now and December 10th, Purina is donating one dollar for each time a video is viewed on their YouTube channel! They will donate up to $300,000 to help homeless pets this season, so please visit YouTube.com/PurinaONE and watch a video about their new pet food, beyOnd.

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. Tags: animal research animal shelters strays Thanks to PETA's undercover investigation of University of Utah labs for bringing this issue to media attention. From the AP.

Animal Tracks – Professional portraits reveal shelter animals’ true selves

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Animal Tracks – Professional portraits reveal shelter animals’ true selves. If you are a photographer and love animals, please consider volunteering your time to help the animals at your local shelter or rescue.

Vile Practices at Tulare County, CA Animal Shelter

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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.

10 Compelling Reasons to Add a Shelter Dog to Your Life

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It’s Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Here is an article full of wonderful reasons to get your next furry friend from a shelter. 10 Compelling Reasons to Add a Shelter Dog to Your Life. events rescues

California Budget Woes May Lead to More Shelter Deaths

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Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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Shelters. We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S.

Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life

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We always love it when we get a chance to read about how dogs help people, and the book Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life certainly fits … Continue reading → The post Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

Falling for a Shelter Animal: Barberry’s Story | elephant journal

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We love hearing stories like this , and hope you will enjoy it too. Click the link or the photo above to read about Barberry! people helping animals pet stories

5 Surprising Things Your Local Animal Shelter Needs Right Now

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The Pixie Project, along with 250 other animal shelters and nonprofits across the country, have posted their needs on TheGivingEffect.com, a new website that connects donors with local causes that need stuff. According to TheGivingEffect.com the top five things most local animal shelters need are: 1. But here’s an alternative: find a local shelter on The Giving Effect and donate there. Visit www.thegivingeffect.com to find animal shelters in your area.

Care2 Vote For America's Best Animal Shelter

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Go vote for Best Friends my little winged monkeys! Or not, but vote for someone so they can win $10,000.

Santa Paws Drive 2012

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The mission of the Santa Paws Drive is to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals around the world. The Santa Paws Drive is an online toy drive dedicated to shelter pets to bring them a little joy and fun while they await their forever homes. Cat Shelter – Cumberland, Maine.

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Shelters Fill Up Due to Wildfires in Australia

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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.

Pick Your Favorite Shelter, Win $10,000

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OK, I'm having trouble posting about this contest. Read about it on the link, and give money

Petition Drive Launched Asking Obama to Adopt Shelter Dog

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You can sign it here.

Sign ALDF Petition to Help Kentucky's Homeless Animals

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Sounds like it's hell for these animals in Kentucky shelters. Tags: animal shelter management animal shelters Kentucky strays The State used to provide oversight, but in 2004, they abrogated responsibility to the counties. According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, things are not going well. Please sign the petition to help them.

Obama to Get Dog From Shelter, Biden Gets One From Breeder

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PETA takes Biden to task for buying a dog from a breeder.

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. This 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?

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I rejoined my local animal shelter's volunteer program a few months ago (long story as to why I quit in the first place). Tags: animal shelter management euthanization animal shelters dogs One day while I was volunteering I met a little pit bull puppy who was recovering from a spaying. Very sweet and gentle animal (I have a soft spot for pits.and pugs!) The puppy seemed too thin to me so I asked about her story.

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Special Event

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For each heartwarming adoption story shared in this comment thread Iams will donate 10 meals to shelter pets! 1, and during scheduled “feeding” times each day, every “Like” or “Share” will result in a meal donation to a participating shelter.

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