Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Helps Helen Woodward Animal Center

Helping to turn the tide on the topic of pet homelessness, 80 totally tubular tail-waggers will hang eight during Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 12th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon next month! An… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for … Continue reading

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FORMER INMATE WINS ANIMAL RESCUE $25,000

When Maria Dunbar of Toledo, Ohio was sentenced to two years in prison, she knew she’d hit rock bottom. What she didn’t know was that helping homeless dogs would help turn her life around in more ways than one. While … Continue reading

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I volunteer for a small non-profit animal shelter …

I volunteer for a small non-profit animal shelter (no-kill) and while we are making it financially and taking care of the animals, we don't have adequate volunteers to do all the extras for the dogs and cats, such as regular … Continue reading

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Israel's Nature Authority Duels Animal Rights Group Over Culling Policy

Israel's Nature Authority Duels Animal Rights Group Over Culling Policy That is because of the fear that they can spread a parasite that causes the skin disease known as leshmaniasis (“rose of Jericho”). And so the local authorities have asked … Continue reading

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How To Spot an Animal Social Justice Warrior

There’s something happening in the animal world, something sticky and kind of ugly, and we need to talk about it. You learn to spot patterns when you’ve been around long enough, trends that start in one area but quickly pick … Continue reading

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Animal cruelty charge dropped in Stevensville horse shooting case

Animal cruelty charge dropped in Stevensville horse shooting case HAMILTON – The Ravalli County Attorney's Office has dropped a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty against a Stevensville landlord who accidentally shot his tenant's horse in the hoof while plinking rabbits … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: Forever Paws Animal Shelter / Fall River, MA

Meet Pepper! This Lab / Border Collie mix is currently living in Fall River, Massachusetts with the good folks from Forever Paws Animal Shelter. Here’s what their website has to say about this handsome boy. Pepper is a youthful 4 … Continue reading

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Canton, Ohio considering adding laws against animal cruelty

OK, so this is something I didn’t know until I read today’s paper. In the city of Canton (very close to where I live), there are laws about barking, trapping animals, animals running at large, and the number of pets … Continue reading

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9th annual Fur Ball celebrates new animal shelter

9th annual Fur Ball celebrates new animal shelter “We are grateful to Fur Ball sponsors, Luna & Herren Investment Group, Abel Gardens, BB&T-Legge Insurance, Elk Mountain Construction Co., Middle Tennessee Eye Associates, Payless Family Pharmacy in Sparta, Pet Supplies Plus, … Continue reading

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Prosecutor Drops All Animal Cruelty Charges in Green Acre Boarding Case

Animal cruelty charges have been dropped against the owners and caretakers of Green Acre Dog Boarding in Gilbert, Arizona, where more than 20 dogs died of suffocation and heat exhaustion in a small, windowless room. Charges were filed against Jesse … Continue reading

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