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Wed, Jun 13 | By Amy Lieberman | 2

Essential information for potential pet parents. Thousands of racing greyhounds are bred annually to compete in the nearly 30 dog racetracks across the United States, in an effort to produce "winning dogs," according to the Humane Society of th… more ›

Adopting a Former Racing Greyhound

Thu, Jun 7 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Actor accepts role as National Spokesman for 2012 Walk for Animals. As Tyrion Lannister on HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage scored victories and became the hero of the Battle of Blackwater. In real life, the actor has also not bac… more ›

'Game of Thrones' Star Peter Dinklage Fights Animal Cruelty

Tue, May 29 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Find out how to help surrendered "Easter bunnies" in need of homes. Olga and Dawn, the Mini Rex rabbits, once belonged to a good owner in Springfield, Mass. Last month, unexpectedly, they lost their home and became two of the many real, … more ›

Rescue Groups Cope With Abandoned Rabbits

Sat, May 12 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Rescued pet faces down freight train to save owner's life. At a railroad crossing in Shirley, Mass., Lilly, the pit bull, hurdled into a race against time. The dog's owner, Christine Spain, had collapsed on the train tracks, and the westbound f… more ›

Heroic Pit Bull Saves Owner From Oncoming Train

Sun, May 6 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Initiative encourages bargain shoppers to help rescued animals. Do you love a good bargain? Do you scour local papers and websites for the best deals around? Is your favorite piece of mail the weekly circular? If so, the ASPCA has a missi… more ›

Extreme Couponing for Pets

Sat, Apr 21 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 2

Postal Service employee becomes dog's best friend. A hike in the woods nearly ended in disaster for Tessie, but the six-year old Boston terrier is home safe, thanks to a Postal Service employee who became a dog's best friend.
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Amazing Rescues: Canine Hit-and-Run Victim Saved in Cemetery

Sun, Apr 1 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3

Simple ways to "go orange" in support of our four-legged friends. For many pets and their owners, the start of April means longer walks in the outdoors and more afternoon naps in the warm sunshine. But this month also kicks off Preventio… more ›

April Is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Sun, Mar 25 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

ASPCA accepting nominations for annual Humane Awards. As pet owners, we tend to believe that our four-legged family members are extraordinary. But some furry friends go above and beyond the bonds of companionship. To recognize these animal hero… more ›

Is Your Pet the Dog or Cat of the Year?

Wed, Mar 21 | By Amy Lieberman | 1

Charitable initiative promotes early intervention for working animals. Service dogs serve crucial, specialized roles that help their human companions perform the daily tasks they might otherwise have a much harder time completing. So it'… more ›

Service Animals to Receive Free Eye Exams

Sun, Feb 12 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Unique case study examines the world of pet adoption. Cody, the golden retriever, has fit easily into life with his new family, Andrei and Kiki Markovits. To see a picture of him cuddled on the couch, no one would guess this dog had ever… more ›

New Insights Into Dog Rescues

Tue, Jan 10 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Online thrift store teams up with ASPCA to help homeless pets. Many animal lovers want to find ways to do more for four-legged friends in need. And thanks to a new partnership between the ASPCA and WebThriftStore.com, those individuals n… more ›

Human 'Trash' Becomes 'Treasure' for Animals

Thu, Jan 5 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Baby animals gain freedom in inspiring survival story. Motherhood has bought two goats and their newborns freedom from the slaughterhouse, according to Meredith Turner, spokeswoman for Farm Sanctuary. Stella and her baby goat, Abigail, a… more ›

Incredible Rescues: Newborn Animals and Mothers Saved

Mon, Jan 2 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3

Nominations are open for nationwide canine contest. To pet parents, every dog is heroic — providing love and affection for their humans each day. But certain canines go above and beyond the human-animal bond to protect and serve their … more ›

Do You Know a 'Hero Dog'?

Mon, Dec 26 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Rescue organization provides flight transport for animals in need. Middletown, R.I. – Her story started on a North Carolina veterinarian’s doorstep where she was dropped in a box with her littermates. But Kisses, a black and tan hound puppy… more ›

Cloud Nine Rescue Flies Pets to Forever Homes

Wed, Dec 21 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Rescue organization encourages sponsorships in the spirit of the season. Dandypants, the rooster, beat it through the back alleys of Los Angeles and escaped a live market where he was about to be sold as someone’s dinner. He made it to safety… more ›

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