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PetMD Editorial
Dec 28,2018

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A Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Roxy found a forever home just in time for the holidays after living at Teckels dog shelter in Whitminster, Gloucestershire, for eight years.

Leanne Wenban, a dog groomer, discovered Roxy on the Teckels website. The…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 21,2018

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In a video uploaded by the TBS television network, magician John Stessel performed magic tricks for shelter dogs in an effort to get them adopted from the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in New York City over the holidays.

The video was uploaded on…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 11,2018

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Red Canary Tattoo in Thurmont, Maryland is offering certain types of cat tattoos for one week—Dec. 10-16—and the money raised will go towards Cuddles Cat Rescue.

Cuddles Cat Rescue is a nonprofit that takes in cats from the community, gets them…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 10,2018

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The Cen-Tex Kennel Club of Central Texas is raising money to purchase and donate specialty pet oxygen masks to local firefighters.

The kennel club raised $1,500 last month, which is enough for 17 animal oxygen mask kits. These kits include a…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 05,2018

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Ruby the puppy has a story that has touched the hearts of many. When she was just a few months old, the lives of her owner and canine sibling were sadly taken during a house fire in Blakely, Georgia. Many assumed she had perished too, but two…

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PetMD Editorial
Nov 23,2018

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The Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center in Ohio introduced a program called “Holiday Sleepover” where residents can take home a dog for three days over Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years.

According…

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PetMD Editorial
Nov 15,2018

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On November 13, a bill was signed into law in Atlanta that bans pet stores from selling dogs and cats to customers.

According to AJC, the law is intended as a preventative measure—as officials weren’t aware of any pet stores selling dogs and cats in…

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