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    Can Human Psychology Help Shelter Dogs Find The Right Homes?

    Potential adopters tend to enter animal shelters with some idea of their perfect pup. However, according to psychologists at Indiana University Bloomington, their final decision is often based on only a few specific traits. The discrepancy between what a...

      These Illustrations Perfectly Depict How You Feel When You Rescue A Dog

      Rescuing a dog from an animal shelter is a life changing experience. From the moment you find each other, there is a tidal wave of emotions including a bit of apprehension about what’s to come. Opening your home and heart to a being who may have had...

        Senior Dogs Find New Hope In An Unexpected Place

        The ASPCA reports that only about 25% of senior dogs get adopted from shelters. This statistic...

          Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

          For millions of shelter dogs across the country, labels matter. Dogs are labeled almost as soon...

            “Every Dog Day” On November 15th Seeks To Change Breed Stereotypes

            Countless shelter dogs are overlooked because of situations beyond their control, and animal...

              15 Totally FREE Ways To Help Shelter Dogs & The Staff Who Care For Them

              There are all kinds of dog lovers out there, including those who cannot have a pooch of their...

                Need A Cuddle Buddy? You Can “Rent-A-Dog” At This Shelter!

                There are many reasons a dog lover may not be able to have a pooch of their own, but now they...

                  Shelter Makes Controversial Decision To Halt Adoptions Until After The Holidays

                  Dogs Trust is the largest canine welfare charity in Ireland and the UK. The organization has...

                    Volunteer Thinks Up Genius Plan To Ensure Every Shelter Pet Has A Bed

                    For the past three years, Scott Poore has spent four to five hours each day volunteering at...

                      This US State Just Put A Ban On Dogs Sold From Puppy Mills

                      On Friday, October 13, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485 banning pet...

                        This State’s Shelters Will Waive Adoption Fees For Veterans On Veteran’s Day

                        November 11, 2017 will mark the 99th anniversary of the American holiday known as...

                          Food Donations Allow Shelter Staff To Focus On The Emotional Needs Of Dogs

                          Like so many dogs before her, Faith found herself abandoned at her local Oklahoma shelter for a...

                            8 Reasons To Adopt Your Next Dog

                            All dogs have the capacity to be incredibly loving companions, no matter their age, breed or...

                              Study Shows That Dogs Prefer Certain Genres Of Music (You’ll Be Surprised!)

                              Millions of pet owners leave the TV, iPod, or some form of background noise playing to help...

                                Pet Resort Treats 8 Shelter Dogs To A Splashing Good Time

                                Summer has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona and it is hot, hot, hot!  Earlier this week, eight lucky...

                                  The Simple And Powerful Way You Can Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

                                  Many dogs arrive at animal shelters after years of abuse or a lifetime on the streets. That...

                                    Child’s Act Of Kindness Inspires Others To Pay It Forward For Shelter Dogs

                                    Most 4-year-olds look forward to spending their birthday and Christmas money on toys. Jaxton...

                                      More Shelters Are Removing Breed Labels So Adopters Can Choose With Their Hearts

                                      There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to first impressions. That’s...

                                        Patrick Stewart Fosters A Pit Bull & Falls In Love At First Sight

                                        Just when you thought Patrick Stewart couldn’t get any cooler, the iconic actor behind...

                                          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...

                                            Uber Driver Delights His Passengers With Surprise Puppies

                                            Uber driver Jonathan Guarano – or as he’s known on YouTube, Do GOOD Jonathan...

                                              Shelter Pets Are Overcome With Joy When Gifted Recycled Beds

                                              At the RSPCA in Victoria, Australia one pet’s trash is another pet’s treasure....

                                                Shelter Comes Up With Pup Sleepovers To Help Dogs’ Chances At Getting Adopted

                                                Shelter dogs face a dilemma when it comes to finding the perfect adoptive family. Shelters can...

                                                  Volunteer Takes Shelter Dogs For “Coffee Dates” To Help Them Find Forever Homes

                                                  It’s no secret that shelter life can be stressful for dogs. Often, they go from being in...