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The Shelter Pet Project Helps Again

PET ADOPTIONS RISE, SHELTER DEATHS FALL AS AD COUNCIL LAUNCHES SECOND WAVE OF HISTORIC PET ADOPTION CAMPAIGN The Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie’s Fund, today announced the launch of a second series of public service advertisements (PSAs) for The Shelter Pet Project, a campaign that … Continue reading

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You Should Know: National Canine Research Council

A Facebook friend just introduced me to the National Canine Research Council, and I’m glad she did because it’s an organization I would be happy to refer people to as a resource. At their website, you’ll find information about breed … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Breed

Written by Kevin Sloan of Find The Best: Rescue With Care: How to Choose the Right Dog Breed When it comes to finding a new dog — aside from picking the one with the cutest pug-nose, the floppiest ears or … Continue reading

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DON’T Kill Bill Aerial Performance

The next Don’t Kill Bill show will be on March 10th, 2012, at the Lakewood Cultural Center near Denver, CO. Our drive is high to take the show across the country, but in order to do so, we need sponsors. … Continue reading

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The Truth About Ticks

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY The Truth About Ticks…Myth vs. Fact *Provided to us by www.DogsandTicks.com Disease-carrying ticks pose health risks to dogs and people, no matter where they live. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that ticks in every … Continue reading

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Education Rally: A Veterinary Opportunity

Rescue is hard, period. There are days when you feel like your little efforts to save one life at a time are adding up to something bigger. Then there are days when you feel like the stream of dogs needing … Continue reading

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Designer Dogs

This post came across my email via Trainer Tori, who, by the way, has a killer newsletter. Definitely worth signing up for. We wanted to reprint this here because we believe this is information you should know. What do you … Continue reading

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MO Puppy Mill Posing as Rescue

*Reprinted from Life With Dogs The Humane Society of the United States has submitted a complaint to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster requesting an investigation of the purported dog “rescue” group operated by state-licensed dog breeder. The HSUS’ complaint contends … Continue reading

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Best Practices Manual: It’s here!

After a five-month-long data collection effort, Road to Rescue is complete! I thought we were going to get a lot of hate mail because obviously, not all rescue organizations function exactly the same, but as it turns out, the manual … Continue reading

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Best Practices Manual: First Draft

After more than five months of painstaking research, the first draft of the Road to Rescue Best Practices Manual is nearing completion. When I began this project, I had no idea what an undertaking it would be, and there were … Continue reading

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