Fri, Nov 25 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1
Innovative toy keeps shelter pets active and agile. The MSCPA has rolled out a new toy to keep large breed dogs fit and alert while they wait for forever homes, according to Rob Halpin, MSPCA-Angell spokesman. It’s a scooter, he said. O… more ›
Sun, Nov 20 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1
Two heroes pledge to save animals as a tribute to their beloved Golden Retriever. When John Talbot and Dorr Begnal lost their 15-year-old Golden Retriever, Daphne in 2004, they grieved at first but then searched for a meaningful tribute to a fr… more ›
The Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue is hosting pet photos with Santa to raise funds for homeless pets during the holidays and beyond. We'll also have a silent auction, raffle and holiday “pop-up shop” with gift baskets and treats!
Sat, Nov 12 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 3
Two abandoned canines beat incredible odds to survive. Miracle, the pit bull mix, went out to play ball last weekend, navigating on her surgical leg, as if she were as good as new, according to Erin Pacheco, Forever Paws shelter manager. … more ›
Tue, Nov 8 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1
Annual initiative spotlights older pets in need of forever homes. Throughout the month of November, rescue organizations and shelters from coast to coast are encouraging individuals to consider older pets when adding a new member of the family … more ›
Sat, Nov 5 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1
Special placement service matches small breed dogs with loving families. Taunton, Mass. — He’s Wyatt Twerp from the Rescue Rodeo; and when he showed off his dash recently by tearing across the living room rug, at Cathie Cyr’s… more ›
Tue, Nov 1 | By Amy Lieberman | 1
NYC dogs walk across Brooklyn Bridge for rescue organizations. Hundreds of dogs paraded across New York City's iconic Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, October 22 to “light up the night to feed pets in need,” raising about $8,000 for five… more ›
Sun, Oct 16 | By Maggie Marton | 2
Easy -- and free -- methods of helping to promote pet rescue.
People who love animals love supporting animal causes. But providing financial support isn't always easy -- or the most effective way to help a shelter or rescue.
Tue, Oct 11 | By Amy Lieberman | 1
Program offers patients the chance to stay close to beloved pets. In 2006, Delana Taylor-McNac, a veterinarian and a hospice chaplain, worked with an elderly couple in Oklahoma who had recently been admitted into a hospice care facility … more ›
Sun, Oct 9 | By Amy Lieberman | 1
Annual ceremony invites four-legged friends to participate in ritual. NEW YORK -- The October 2 mass at Saint Bartholomew's Church in midtown Manhattan featured some unusual guests, who contributed to the hymns and songs in their own, un… more ›
Tue, Oct 4 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1
Five ways to celebrate and promote pet adoption. For those pet owners who have created a loving forever home for a four-legged family member, every day is a celebration of pet adoption. But each October, the American Humane Association and othe… more ›
Thu, Sep 29 | By Kris O'Donnell | 1
Unique rescue organizations provide shelter for wolf-dog hybrids. As the poor economy continues to take its toll on families across the country, more and more pets are being surrendered to shelters. But if they are exotic pets, such as wolf-dog… more ›