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Ohio Animal Shelter Emptied (In A Good Way) During COVID-19

Even though dogs can’t contract COVID-19 to our knowledge, many have been impacted by the outbreak. Animal shelters are, after all, staffed by people who are susceptible to the virus. With less staff available and an increase in owner surrenders, shelter animals suffer too. Not to mention, people no longer venture into shelters looking to …

New Law Could Mean Tax Break For People Adopting From Shelters

Anyone with a rescue dog will be quick to tell you how much a rescue has changed their life. Giving second chances to disadvantaged dogs is a reward in itself, not to mention the love and appreciation rescued pups give us. Yet while millions of dogs live in shelters, a large portion of dog people …

A Minneapolis Shelter Is Now Empty For The Holidays!

You know that feeling when you’re approaching the door of the place you need to go and see a sign taped to the door? Usually your first thought is “Uh oh, what went wrong here to warrant a printed sign?” But if your destination this week was Minneapolis Animal Care & Control, the sign taped …

UPDATE: Clear the Shelters 2019 – You Won’t Believe the Difference That You Made

Drum roll, please! So far, the 5th annual Clear the Shelters event accounted for over 160,000 adoptions across the country, crushing the 2018 total of 103,000. To every one of you that shared a post, volunteered time, fostered, adopted, or contributed in any way… big or small, THANK YOU! This life saving event took place at …

Adoptable Dr. Crosby Needs Your Help! iHeartDogs.com

Calling all dog lovers! We need your help! Dr. Crosby is a sweet, well-trained and behaved boy who has been at the SPCA of Westchester in New York for 3 years. Let’s help him make his very last house call and get this guy into a forever home. Image C/O SPCA of Westchester …

Thinking about Adopting? The 5th Annual ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event Is Your Chance!

This Saturday, August 17 is a huge day for shelter animals coast to coast. For the 5th year running, Clear the Shelters will take place at over 1400 shelters and rescue organizations. For those in need of being adopted, this Saturday could be their big break! For 250,000 lucky pets, that is exactly what has …

You Helped the Shelter, Now Let’s Get Lili Adopted!

There is one very special resident at the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (SPARC). She is an absolutely adorable white bulldog mix named Lili and she needs YOUR help to finally find her forever home. Lili has been at SPARC for six years. That is over 2000 days of daily life in a kennel. The …