Category Archives: Adoption and Rescue

Lost Shih Tzu Returns After Five Years

Though many household hounds have incredible noses, the tracking abilities shown by one California shih tzu can be explained only by the existence of a canine sixth sense — or a homing device. Five years ago, Myrna Carrillo’s beloved shih tzu, Prince, … Continue reading

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Shelter Pet Project Creates Strong Network

Advocacy group highlights pet adoption on Facebook. Shelter pets received thousands of shout-outs on Facebook and Twitter on Nov. 30, as the Shelter Pet Project encouraged its present followers and potential new ones to use their Internet social networking skills … Continue reading

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Rescue Ink: A New Style of Animal Rescue

This unique group is expanding its mission to reach more dogs in need. When you think of animal rescue advocates, you may not immediately picture tough-looking, tattooed guys educating children and families about the mistreatment of animals. However, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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Three-Legged Horse Inspires Others

Pony survives Hurricane Katrina to become symbol of hope. Whether she’s visiting nursing homes, hospitals or schools, Molly the Appaloosa Pony never fails to make a lasting impression. That’s because Molly gets around on only three legs. “When I take … Continue reading

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A Most Unfortunate Target (War Hero Euthanized)

Have you read the story about Target, the hero Afghani dog who saved American soldiers from a suicide bomber attack on military barracks in the border area near Pakistan? The hero dog was flown to the US for adoption by … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids About Animal Rescue | By Kris O’Donnell

A new board game spotlights pet adoption in a fun, innovative way. Meatball the dog and Spaghetti the cat are strays who are desperately trying to find their forever homes. In the meantime, they’re hoping some kind people will take … Continue reading

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