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Twelve dogs rescued from South Korean backyard dog meat facility

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Twelve dogs rescued from South Korean backyard dog meat facility

Dogs found chained and living in filth; they are now at the Idaho Humane Society where they will be placed for adoption BOISE, Idaho (2 June 2017)—A group of 12 dogs arrived safely after having been rescued by Humane Society International from a backyard breeding operation for the dog meat trade in Seongnam, South Korea….

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Alley Cat Allies works to save kittens from being killed IN SHELTERS WITH INNOVATIVE ‘Wait Until 8’ PROGRAM

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Alley Cat Allies works to save kittens from being killed IN SHELTERS WITH INNOVATIVE ‘Wait Until 8’ PROGRAM

BETHESDA, Md.– April 27, 2017 – Through the innovative Wait Until 8 program, Alley Cat Allies is helping shelters and communities work together to save orphaned kittens from being killed. The program empowers people to become at-home kitten caregivers for neonatal kittens until they reach eight weeks of age and are available for adoption. “Every year, well-meaning people find…

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Tears of Joy: 18 Year Old Dog Adopted by Biker After Former Owner Dies

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Tears of Joy: 18 Year Old Dog Adopted by Biker After Former Owner Dies

  Julep lived a long and happy life where she was loved and adored for 18 years until her life long guardian passed away. The family was unable to care for the dog and she ended up at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington D.C.   Finding a home for any senior dog is difficult…

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Pets Are A Child’s Best Friend

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Pets Are A Child’s Best Friend

  New study finds that children value the companionship of their pet even more than their sibling   BRUSSELS, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to a newly published University of Cambridge study. Children also appear to get on even…

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The Best Christmas Present- Lost Cat Comes Home For Christmas

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The Best Christmas Present- Lost Cat Comes Home For Christmas

My name is Cloud and I would like to tell you a bit about my Fur-Buddy, Mr.Pickles. We have been together since 2003. In that time, Pickles and I, have traveled all over the lower 48, USA. Originally in Arizona, then all the way out to upstate NY, we moved to Michigan, and then out…

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Alert: Rudolph and his Crew Have Passed Health Exam and Are Clear to Work

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Alert: Rudolph and his Crew Have Passed Health Exam and Are Clear to Work

  SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following a thorough veterinary exam at the North Pole, Rudolph and all of the other reindeer have been given the green light to guide Santa’s sleigh once again this year.   Dr. Tom Meyer, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and official veterinarian of the…

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