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    House Passes Official Dog & Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act

    While countries including China, South Korea, and Thailand are notorious for slaughtering dogs and cats for the purpose of consumption, most Americans are surprised to learn the issue also hits close to home. There is evidence of an underground market for...

      Atlanta Organization Helps Strays While Keeping Kids Out Of Gangs

      The streets of Atlanta, GA are home to countless stray animals. There are dogs scrounging for food in dumpsters, feral cats struggling to survive, and former pets newly abandoned and afraid. At the same time, there’s a different kind of problem...

        Petco Foundation President Susanne Kogut Talks About How Fosters Save Lives

        This July, the Petco Foundation is inspiring animal lovers to learn more about fostering rescue...

          Actor & Animal Advocate Ian Somerhalder Says Goodbye To Beloved Rescue Dog

          Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder and his family said goodbye to one of their beloved rescue...

            3 Best Ideas In Animal Welfare Will Compete In The Innovation Showdown

            When the nation’s top animal welfare experts announced they were looking for the best...

              10 Misconceptions About Animal Shelters

              Animal shelters across the country do their best to care for the millions of pets that come...

                The WOOFF Act Will Keep Dogs Out of Airplane Overhead Bins

                One day after a dog died on a United Airlines flight, U.S. congress began making moves to...

                  England Plans To Join The Rest Of The UK In Banning Shock Collars

                  With both Wales and Scotland prohibiting electric shock collars used for animal training,...

                    Virginia Senator Aims To Pass Three New Laws To Protect Pets

                    Protecting pets is on the political agenda this week as Virginia Senator Bill Stanley pushes...

                      Welfare Groups: Popularity Of Bulldogs & Pugs In Ads Is Harmful To The Breeds

                      Breathing difficulties, recurring skin infections, eye diseases and spinal problems are among...

                        Another Major City Takes Big Steps Toward More Humane Animal Treatment

                        After eight months of community meetings and two surveys, residents in San Antonio, TX have...

                          New State Law Could Fine Pet Owners $300 For Unleashed Dogs

                          An Illinois alderman is hoping stricter ordinances about tethers and leashes will keep pets...

                            NYC Ban On Puppy Mill Sales Upheld By Federal Court

                            It has been just over 2 years since the city of New York passed a law restricting pet stores to...

                              6 Classic Celebrities Who’ve Always Advocated For Dogs

                              These days you can’t turn on the TV, pick up a magazine, or click over to your favorite...

                                Brazil Shows Compassion For Managing Stray Population Prior To Olympic Games

                                On the morning of Saturday, August 6, the 2016 Olympic Summer Games will begin in Rio de...

                                  Pictures Of A Dog Tethered To A Speeding Truck Brings Up Serious Questions About Animal Rights Laws

                                  A picture of a dog tethered to a flatbed truck as it speeds along the highway has gone viral,...