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North Shore Animal League America to Launch Pet Adoptathon 2011

More than 2,000 animal shelters around the world will unite with North Shore Animal League America for Pet Adoptathon 2011, which begins this weekend. READ MORE

Apr 29, 2011 / 0 comments


Hot Dog: Airlift Rescues Abandoned LA Chihuahuas

LONG BEACH, California - Blame it on Paris Hilton: the craze for owning small dogs as fashion accessories has led to an explosion in the number of chihuahuas in Los Angeles, where tiny canines are everywhere. READ MORE

Feb 14, 2011 / 0 comments


Saving Whales a Cold Comfort Job

SYDNEY - The job description is forbidding: "No pay, Long hours, Hard work, Dangerous conditions, Extreme weather." So intense is the work environment, officials fear that someone may one day die on duty. But if Georgie Dicks hadn't been prepared to brave towering waves,... READ MORE

Jan 31, 2011 / 0 comments


Haiti Recovering: An Inside Look at the Island's Animal Relief Effort, Post-Earthquake

It was not unlike any other day last January when an earthquake of enormous magnitude shook the tiny island of Haiti. If it had struck anywhere else, it would caused extraordinary damage, but the fact that it occurred in Haiti made it so much more destructive. To say that Haiti, the... READ MORE

Jan 12, 2011 / 0 comments


Holiday Window Shopping: SPCA and Macy’s Team Up for 24th Annual Pet Adoption Campaign

The San Francisco SPCA has again teamed up with Macy's for their annual Holiday Windows campaign. A winter staple since 1987, the pet-friendly mall display in Union Square encourages shoppers and pet lovers alike to visit and adopt some of San Francisco's cutest cats and dogs. READ MORE

Dec 15, 2010 / 0 comments


Rachael Ray Serves Up the Sweet Stuff for Pet Charities

With all of the bad news that has been coming to light concerning pets that have been given up due to financial difficulties, it is heartening to know that there are still people who are actively committed to saving and rehoming these animals.  READ MORE

Nov 29, 2010 / 0 comments


Bissell Launches its Third Annual Most Valuable Pet Contest

Do you think your pet is the best? The folks at Bissell want to prove you right. January marks the beginning of Bissell Homecare, Inc.'s third annual Most Valuable Pet Contest, in which they choose five prize winners based on which pet has received the highest number of votes for... READ MORE

Jan 06, 2010 / 0 comments


No Buddy Gets Left Behind: SPCA Program Transports Dogs From War-Torn Iraq to the U.S.

Roadside bombs, blown up bridges and insurgent firefights -- these are just some of the contingencies Operation Baghdad Pups (OBP) must face to accomplish their objective. READ MORE

Feb 10, 2009 / 0 comments