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PetMD Editorial
Sep 21,2018

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Wisconsin man and cat shelter volunteer Terry Lauerman, 75, has become an internet sensation after pictures of him sleeping with kittens at the Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary went viral on Facebook. Within four days of sharing the photos, the post was…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 17,2018

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Tennessee man Tony Alsup used his big yellow school bus to evacuate 64 dogs and cats from the path of Hurricane Florence.

A few days before the storm, Alsup drove his school bus to animal shelters across four South Carolina cities--North…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 17,2018

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Christine Meinhold explains to CNN, “I really don't have the resources to evacuate with 7 dogs. When I rescued these dogs, I took on a responsibility of loving and caring for them the rest of their lives.”

As her story was reported and shared on…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 17,2018

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The Hawaiian islands are known for their picturesque terrain and pristine beaches. Tourists from all over the world are willing to travel for hours upon hours in order to make a visit to these tropical paradises.

One of the least-visited of…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 07,2018

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Kentucky Fish and Wildlife has taken custody of 458 pot-bellied pigs from a hoarding situation in Falmouth, Kentucky. The Pig Advocates League announced on August 26 that they would have 19 days to vet and home the pigs “before the state of Kentucky…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 05,2018

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Lip sync challenge videos have gone viral, with police departments and fire departments across the US showing off their dance moves and lip syncing skills. Now, animal rescues are getting in on the fun!

The Arizona Animal Welfare League…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 04,2018

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A South Carolina couple has adopted over 11,000 dogs since 2005 in an effort to save dogs from being euthanized. The pair—Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw—currently live with 86 rescue dogs in their home.

“We are the guest,” Danta tells …

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