Petlanthropy

PetMD Editorial
Aug 10,2018

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Community members of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, gathered to celebrate the official opening of the county pet center’s new dog park this week on Thursday morning. The community has felt the need for a place to let their dogs run around and play with…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 09,2018

Courtesy of Deb Wilson via MyCampbellRiverNow

According to MyCampbellRiverNow, a lost therapy cat named Carlos was “discovered in a ‘heavily wooded rural area’ after going missing for about two months."

Bryan Baker, president of the Kitty Cat Prevent-A-Litter-Society (Kitty Cat P.…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 06,2018

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A woman in the United Kingdom has received a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), which is given for outstanding service to the community, for her work in rescuing tortoises, turtles and terrapins.

Ann Ovenstone,…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 31,2018

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According to the Daily Mail, Bronson, a 33-pound polydactyl tabby cat, is working towards a healthier weight with the help of his adoptive pet parents who have been tracking Bronson's progress on Instagram. With his dedicated owners and more than 60,000…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 30,2018

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Since December 2016, 7-year-old Roman McConn rescued over 1,000 dogs from euthanasia.

Roman, with the help of his mother Jen McConn, established what she calls an “underground railroad” for dogs. The project--called Project Freedom Ride--was…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 26,2018

Last year, April the giraffe became an internet sensation when she gave birth to Tajiri on live-stream.

The video of the pregnant giraffe in labor now has over 15 million views on YouTube. 

Video via Animal Adventure Park/YouTube

On July 25th, Jordan Patch, the owner…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 24,2018

Tino, a search and rescue dog for Useless Bay Sanctuary, successfully completed his first rescue mission by finding a missing dog who is now safely back home.

According to Q13 Fox, a dog named Puppy was nowhere to be found after his owner, Karen James, and her daughter went horseback…

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