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Sat, Dec 17 | By Amy Lieberman | 2

Children’s book inspired by real-life hero benefits animals in need. Since 2008, Mimi Ausland’s charitable and interactive website, Freekibble.com, has blossomed. Users have helped donate 675,946,490 pieces of kibble to shelter anima… more ›

'Mimi and Maty to the Rescue' Hits Big Online

Tue, Dec 13 | By Amy Lieberman | 10

Renowned designers create sleek spaces to benefit stray cats. A handful of New York City’s tens of thousands of stray cats are set to stay warm this winter in sleek and sustainable creations that are they are sure to appreciate, but pe… more ›

Cat Shelters Get Stylish Spin in NYC

Thu, Dec 8 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Annual initiative encourages pet rescue and adoption nationwide. Thanks to the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge, tens of thousands of homeless pets are now in loving forever homes. The annual three-month competition concluded at the end of Nov… more ›

Over 52,000 Animals Find Homes in ASPCA Challenge

Mon, Dec 5 | By Amy Lieberman | 1

After Thanksgiving, some are still talking turkeys — as pets. Thanksgiving may have come and gone this year, but for some, the spirit still lives on through the turkeys they keep as companion animals. It isn’t quite wha… more ›

Peculiar Pets for a Good Cause

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 ›

Dog-Powered Scooter Gives Rescued Animals New Skills

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 ›

Adopt-a-Turkey Campaign Gets Boost From Dog Lovers

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 ›

Amazing Animal Rescues: Starving Dogs Given New Lease on Life

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 ›

November Is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

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 ›

Yorkies, Inc. Helps Pets Find Forever Homes

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 ›

2011 "Pup Crawl" Raises Funds for Animal Welfare

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.
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Six Simple Ways to Support Pet Adoption

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 ›

Pet Peace of Mind Keeps Hospice Patients and Pets Together

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 ›

Churches Open Doors for 'Blessing of the Animals'

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 ›

October Is Adopt-a-Dog Month!

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 ›

Wolf Dogs Find Safe Haven at Animal Sanctuaries

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