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Thu, Sep 15 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Annual competition leads to increase in rescues across the U.S. Building on the momentum from last year's pet adoption initiative, the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge is already reporting that a significant number of pets have found loving forever h… more ›

ASPCA Challenge Kicks Off With More Than 17,000 Pets Saved
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Sun, Sep 11 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 2

Annual event sponsored by Farm Sanctuary expands for 2011 celebration. Blitzen, the calf, Apollo, the turkey and Nikki, the sow, lead a Farm Sanctuary special assignment later this week. As three special ambassadors to the Walk for Farm Animals… more ›

Walk for Animals Raises Funds Against Abuse
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Mon, Sep 5 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Initiative trains rescued dogs for service work with disabled veterans. NEWPORT, R.I. -- He came within a whisker of being put down, but a dog named Charlie Zino has a new lease on life and a new mission. The 4 ½-year old German Shepherd… more ›

'Battle Buddies' Organization Matches Service Pets and Vets
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Thu, Aug 25 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Football pro LaDainian Tomlinson joins forces with the American Heartworm Society to educate pet parents. Kuddles didn't seem sick, but one day the dog's owner, Kay Smith of Vista, Calif., noticed "an ugly sore on the back of her neck."<… more ›

Heartworm Prevention: What Pet Owners Need to Know
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Tue, Aug 23 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Friday, August 26 marks the 8th annual celebration. Pet parents may spoil their canine companions every day, but in 2004, pet lifestyle expert and author Colleen Paige decided to create one special day dedicated to honoring the role that dogs p… more ›

Hooray -- It's National Dog Day!
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Thu, Aug 11 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 1

Hardworking Yorkie puts her celebrity to use for good causes. NEWPORT, R.I. ─ She's been cuddled by Barbara Walters, hugged by Betty White, photographed with Oprah and interviewed by Ellen DeGeneres. Katie Couric wrote her… more ›

Schmitty the Weather Dog Combines Work and Charity
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Tue, Aug 9 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 2

'No Pet Store Puppies' initiative aims to educate consumers. Binah, the Chihuahua, escaped the puppy mill alive, but abuse left her crippled at just 4 ½ years old. "She was a breeding dog," according to Rebecca McNeill, ASPCA spokeswoman… more ›

New ASPCA Campaign Targets Puppy Mills
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Fri, Jul 8 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 2

Adopt-a-thon finds new, permanent families for over 700 pets. After surviving the devastating tornadoes in the Joplin, Missouri area, the displaced "tornado pets" have finally found happy endings. Since May 23, responders had worked aroun… more ›

Hundreds of "Tornado Pets" Find Forever Homes
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Mon, Jun 27 | By Maggie Marton | 1

Donations support treatment for canine angel. When his dog Chief fell during a search-and-rescue training exercise, Lieutenant Brian Smithey of Tampa Fire and Rescue didn’t realize he was injured. It wasn’t until later that night, … more ›

Hero Dog Gets His Own Helping Hand
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Tue, Jun 21 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 4

Joplin adopt-a-thon will seek homes for nearly 600 pets. Nearly 600 animals in Joplin, Missouri, are still awaiting permanent homes after being displaced by the May 22 tornado that tore through the area. Fortunately, the ASPCA is ramping up eff… more ›

ASPCA Increases Efforts to Place 'Tornado Pets'
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Thu, Jun 16 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 3

Shelters rescue animals in cyclone's aftermath. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ─ Silent and still inside a shelter pen, a marmalade cat twisted its face into a wince and waited. Through the blank stare of a still-terrified cat, this is how a tornad… more ›

Surviving the Storm: Pets Outlive Tornado's Strike
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Sun, Jun 5 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Quick, easy ways to participate. For pet parents who have rescued their animals from shelters, every month is cause for celebration. But this June, rescue organizations and shelters are shining the spotlight on the millions of cats in search of… more ›

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!
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Fri, May 6 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Animal rescue groups provide services for over 1,000 displaced pets. As evacuations and flood threats continue throughout Tennessee and Missouri, rescue organizations are coming to the aid of the four-legged victims of this severe floodi… more ›

Pets Impacted by Flooding Find Safe Haven
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Tue, Apr 12 | By Amy Lieberman | 2

Dog lovers prepare to cross Brooklyn Bridge for third annual event. Joe Hassan had recently left his job in the health care industry in May 2009 when he learned that one million pets would lose their homes due to housing foreclosures, as… more ›

NYC "Pup Crawl" Supports Shelter Pets
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Fri, Apr 8 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 2

95 shelters nationwide compete for top prize. The 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge is in full swing, with 95 shelters facing off for the top prize. The national contest, started by the ASPCA last year, aims to help shelters and re… more ›

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