If you're one of the many who adopted a shelter animal this month (or even if you've had your trusty pal for way longer), it's important to make sure your new family member feels at home. If you've got a crafty bent, you don't have to...Show More Summary
Pedigree is helping you celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month with a selfie that may actually find your new best friend. What: A specialized version of Facebook’s new “masks” feature that lets you look like a dog, then helps you locate a dog nearby to adopt. Read Full Story
Although substantial progress has been made to increase animal adoption across the country, there are approximately 3.3 million
Breed: Catahoula hound mix Age: About 8 months Gender: Male Tank’s story: Lovable, active Tank came to the Ark of San Juan with 12 other dogs from shelters in Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Harvey. When he arrived in Southern California, he was underweight. But as he has put on some pounds and is feeling better, […]
Victims were arriving empty-handed: soaked, scraped and in search of missing relatives after narrowly escaping death. One man arrived after a tree fell on his house, killing his dog. Only seven months ago, the gleaming George R. Brown Convention Center hosted visitors from around the country for...
Melani Andrews lost her husband in January, and then lost her dog a month a later, and by last week she was ready to bring another dog, preferably one who'd been overlooked, into her life. [ more › ]
We’re housing the dogs, including several puppies, at a temporary shelter, where we are providing enrichment activities, including obstacle courses and scavenger hunts. Photo by Gina Lantella/The HSUS Last month, I wrote about a startling rescue The HSUS carried out with law enforcement officials in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham is firing back at the animal shelter from where she adopted her dog Lamby after they disputed her story that her dog had been abused by previous owners. The former Girls actress updated fans last month about how she made the “heartbreaking decision” to give up her dog and let him live at [...]
Breed: German shepherd Age: About 18 months Gender: Male Kodie’s story: This magnificent boy was rescued from the county shelter on his last day. Kodie is house-trained and crate trained and knows his commands. He has spent time with a trainer and is very smart and responsive. Kodie’s ideal forever home would be with an […]
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. As someone who has hosted many shelter dogs as well as the “happily homed” at my house, I can tell you without hesitation that I am a HUGE fan of the older set.
“Warrior woman” is a loose translation of Zelda’s name — and when you learn the pup’s story, you’ll see why it totally fits. A few months ago, the pooch arrived at the shelter suffering from a severe skin condition called demodex mange, a mite infestation which causes sores and cracked, uncomfortable skin. Show More Summary
A few months ago, it was reported that Michael Bay cast a poor shelter pup named Freya in the fifth Transformers movie, after reading about her in a UK newspaper. Now the film’s released a whole featurette about her starring role, which will no doubt be as exciting as Optimus fighting a dragon whatever other shenanigans will go on in the film. Read more...
Famous animal fan Morrissey announced that he will be opening a pop-up shop at Sugar Mutts Rescue in Brooklyn later this month. This shop opens on the heels of the MPORIUM pop-up Morrissey opened in Manchester at the Salford Lad’s Club a few weeks ago. Here’s a description of Sugar Mutts Rescue Inc. and a […]
In her work with the Pennsylvania SPCA, Gillian Kocher has seen animals who rely on each other — but she’s never seen any quite like Daisy and River. The two dogs were rescued from a cruelty case last month and stick close together in their temporary home at the group’s Philadelphia shelter. Show More Summary
LePage, who has earned renown for exercising his veto pen on bills he didn't like, adopted a Jack Russell terrier mix from a shelter. Last month, he vetoed a bill to allow people to buy a lifesaving drug overdose antidote without a prescription,...Show More Summary
After nearly 10 months of living in a shelter, Juice was starting to get worn out. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Letting this sleeping dog lie might be preventing him from getting a forever home. Jasper, a greyhound, has been at animal shelter Dogs Trust Snetterton in North End, UK for about six months. Staff fear he's been overlooked by around...Show More Summary
March has been a rough month for a shelter dog named March. But after a photo of the pit bull mix hunched over and staring sadly at the wall of his kennel went viral, people across the Internet donated hundreds of dollars to help him find a permanent home, Fox reports. Show More Summary
Four shelter dogs in São Paolo, Brazil were trained to be "ball dogs" at an exhibition tennis match at the Brazil Open last month.
Just months after adopting a shelter dog for themselves, amazing humans/perfect couple George and Amal Clooney surprised Clooney's parents Nick and Nina with the best Christmas present ever—a sweet little terrier mix named Nate. How could you not love this face? You couldn't. Show More Summary