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This Game Changer Recruits a ‘Village’ to Rescue Dogs

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Sue Allan, one of the co-founders of Pei People Shar-Pei Rescue, which rescues, fosters and adopts shar-peis in the western U.S., including California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Allan and her breed-specific rescue were nominated for a Healthy Pets Animal Game Changer …

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Starving Dog Unrecognizable When Returned To Shelter Gets Another Chance

Please note: some photos depict extreme neglect.  When we adopt a dog, we’re making a promise for the rest of their lives. But is that promise to keep them with us through thick and thin, or to make the best possible choices for them? Those aren’t always the same thing. At the age of two …

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UK Shelter Dogs Write Letters To Santa Begging For Forever Homes

Every December, dogs all over the world sit at shelters, wishing they had a home for Christmas. These dogs have often been overlooked for months, and sometimes even years. Shelters and rescues try their best to make Christmas as special as possible for the dogs in their care, but it’s never the same as having …

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Cocoa Mellon Needs Your Help After Losing Her Mom To COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made life more difficult for humans and animals all over the world. In Louisiana, the amount of dogs in kill shelters is increasing. With minimal funds and overcrowded kennels, many of these locations need to make the difficult decision to euthanize perfectly healthy dogs. Luckily, iHeartDogs’ Second Chance Movement program is …

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Coffee Bean Lost Her Mom To Covid-19 And Needs Your Help

It’s not something we love thinking about, but sometimes you have to wonder: if something happened to me, who would take care of my dog(s)? Knowing the outlook for pets surrendered to shelters in overcrowded areas, I’d prefer to see mine placed in the care of someone I know personally. However, not everyone has that …

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Elusive Stray Finally Captured After 2 Years Roaming Virginia Beach Streets

Even if they genuinely love people, capturing a lost or stray dog can be very challenging. Fear responses program dogs to run and to protect themselves first and foremost. A whole host of confusing smells can distract them too. It takes a combination of dedication and luck to get the dog to approach you enough …

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