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Mon, Mar 28 | By Amy Lieberman | 2

Frankie’s Friends helps pets receive lifesaving treatment. When Jeanine Russo and Jason Mays learned their nine-year-old cat, Avery Mays, had lymphoma, they feared that the worst – not only for their beloved cat's prognosis, but also for th… more ›

Reducing the Cost of High-Quality Vet Care

By Amy Lieberman | 4

Innovative program finds safe haven for rescued beagles. Freedom and Bigsby are both Beagles under the age of three, but it was only at the end of December when they took their first steps on grass. It was at first a frightening, and the… more ›

Beagle Freedom Project Takes Wing

Thu, Jan 13 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 6

Beloved mascot collects funds for police dogs. DANVERS, Mass. ─ Maggie, the miniature horse, started pet therapy at age 8 months, according to owner Nancy LeBaron-Kiley. "It just happened," she said after a nurse spotted Maggie at the… more ›

Miniature Therapy Horse Raises Big Bucks

Tue, Dec 28 | By Amy Lieberman | 3

Groups launch creative ways to curb impulse adoptions. Getting a pet during the holidays can prove to be ideal timing -- people have time off from work and students are home from school to help the new member of the family acclimate to its surr… more ›

Rescues Promote Responsible Year-End Adoptions

Fri, Dec 3 | By Amy Lieberman | 6

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 Interne… more ›

Shelter Pet Project Creates Strong Network

Sun, Nov 28 | By Kris O'Donnell | 12

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.more ›

Three-Legged Horse Inspires Others

Wed, Sep 8 | By Diane Herbst | 18

Originally published August 2010 at www.tonic.com/article/small-la-dogs-facing-death-find-love-hundreds-of-miles-away/ This unique program shuttles an overabundance of Chihuahuas and other small breeds from L.A. shelters to the Humane Society o… more ›

Pup My Ride Spares the Lives of Tiny L.A. Dogs

Tue, Aug 24 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 5

Thursday, August 26 marks the 7th annual celebration. Pet parents honor and spoil their dogs every day, but pet lifestyle expert and author Colleen Paige feels that our canine friends need a day dedicated to honoring dogs’ companionship and s… more ›

Celebrate National Dog Day!

Wed, Aug 18 | By Marc Hertz | 11

Story originally published on Tonic. A dog named Faith inspires others simply by being able to walk with just her two hind legs. There are some things you have to see to believe, and Faith is one of those. She's a labrador-chow mix born w… more ›

Two-Legged Dog to Inspire British Troops Wounded in Afghanistan

Fri, Aug 13 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 7

“Through a Dog’s Eyes,” a primetime PBS documentary, follows the journey that recipients go through as they meet their new best friend — a Canine Assistants dog. For hundreds of people with disabilities, service animals are a vital life… more ›

PBS Documentary Spotlights Service Animals

Thu, Aug 12 | By Sam Brand | 9

Story originally published August 2010 on www.tonic.com/article/gene-hackman-gets-behind-200-retired-chimpanzees/ The actor and novelist takes up the cause of hundreds of former victims of animal testing currently threatened with a return trip … more ›

Gene Hackman Gets Behind 200 Retired Chimpanzees

Tue, Jul 27 | By Meredith Beckmann | 9

One woman’s determination to help animals leads to a peaceful, unique sanctuary in Cali, Colombia. Imagine a place where the native wildlife can roam free through lush jungles — creatures so diverse and unique that most humans can on… more ›

In Colombia, Villa Lorena Offers Safe Haven for Wildlife

Sun, Jul 18 | By Amy Lieberman | 17

By shining a spotlight on pit bulls and pit-mixes, the ASPCA seeks to decrease the number of homeless pets in New York City. An ASPCA first-time initiative, dubbed “Operation Pit,” launched this past Thursday, is an effort to decrease the r… more ›

ASPCA's "Operation Pit" Promotes Spaying and Neutering

Fri, Jul 16 | By Kris O'Donnell | 10

An innovative organization matches Iraq War veterans with service dogs—and gives them a new perspective on life. ORLANDO, Fla.—Robert Connell is getting used to his new puppy, a black Lab named Sunny, and says she has had an immediat… more ›

Soldiers Find Faithful Companions Through Paws for Vets Program

Thu, Jul 15 | By Jo Piazza | 16

Story originally published July 2010 on www.tonic.com/article/smile-file-the-unlikely-friendship-between-a-pooch-and-the-worlds-largest-rodent/ Smile File straight from the Amazon. Tonic checks in with Hear the World's Global Explorers T… more ›

The Unlikely Friendship Between a Pooch and the World's Largest Rodent

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