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Note: The story has been edited to show that Mina is a Belgian Malinese and that Reliable was adopted by Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Carolyn Kirk didn’t want a big wedding. She didn’t want bridesmaids. She didn’t want to get married in a church. And she didn’t want to waste money on an expensive …

Las Vegas police and Clark County officials on Wednesday evening recovered more than 160 Pomeranian dogs that had been crammed into the back of a box van. The 164 dogs had no food, water or ventilation when they were found in Sandy Valley, a small community just northwest of Primm, animal foundation officials said. Many …

His injuries have thrilled even seasoned professionals. The 9-month-old Silver Pit Bull had recently been severely beaten, suffering from two broken jaw. A trail of bruising was visible on his back and hindquarters. Repairing the damage – if it could be repaired – would be expensive. Rescuers took her to a local emergency veterinary clinic, …

What does it mean when an animal shelter makes a commitment not to kill? For the Camarillo shelter run by Ventura County Animal Services, which officially adopted its no-slaughter status over three years ago, the commitment was to hire an animal behaviorist and foster family coordinator and increase the number of volunteers and donations. “For …

An image from the official Furkids Kitty Kommercial video. Source: Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters Viral cat videos cost a dime a dozen, but this one is helping homeless animals to be adopted and increasing donations from shelters. Furkids, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that operates the largest no-kill pet shelter in the Southeast, has seen adoption …

The Willamette Humane Society is more than a destination. It is a place to find a lifelong friend, a place to develop awareness and compassion, a place to learn and develop responsibility. One of the first times we visited the Humane Society my oldest daughter was around 6 and had an extreme fear of dogs. …