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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh councilwoman introduces new bills to protect animalsCouncilwoman Darlene Harris submitted two bills on Tuesday in an effort to prot
Pittsburgh councilwoman introduces new bills to protect animals
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 9 hours ago
Councilwoman Darlene Harris submitted two bills on Tuesday in an effort to protect animals in the city of Pittsburgh. One of the bills would prohibit any wild bird trapping in the city. Stories of the day... Harris said she sponsored this bill... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Don’t forget pets during disastersKatrina – 10 years ago this week that name became forever linked with tragic sc
Don’t forget pets during disasters
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Katrina – 10 years ago this week that name became forever linked with tragic scenes of devastated residents, flooded homes and businesses, harried evacuations, and heroic rescues throughout the Gulf states. Amid enormous disaster response efforts... Read more
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ABC News
Dog Survives Being Shot in the MouthA year-old pit bull named Honey survived being shot point blank in the mouth by
Dog Survives Being Shot in the Mouth
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
A year-old pit bull named Honey survived being shot point blank in the mouth by her owner's ex-boyfriend during an argument at her Brooklyn apartment in New York City, according to Honey's owner and a criminal court complaint. Honey's owner, Asha... Read more
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Orange County Register
Since Hurricane Katrina, pets have a better chance of being reunited with – or never leaving – their peopleLOS ANGELES – Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina,
Since Hurricane Katrina, pets have a better chance of being reunited with – or never leaving – their people
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES – Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind. “So many... Read more
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The Huffington Post
How One Actress-Activist Is Working To End Dogfighting In Los AngelesFor the second year, The Huffington Post is holding a week-long, community-driv
How One Actress-Activist Is Working To End Dogfighting In Los Angeles
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
For the second year, The Huffington Post is holding a week-long, community-driven effort to bust the myths and raise awareness about pit bulls, a maligned "breed" that often bears the brunt of dated, discriminatory legislation that can make it near... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without petsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in s
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without pets
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in so many ways. Seventy-thousand people refused to evacuate, many because their pets would be left behind. Thanks to Congress in 2006 and the Pet Act, animal rescue policy is... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without petsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in s
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without pets
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in so many ways. Seventy-thousand people refused to evacuate, many because their pets would be left behind. Thanks to Congress in 2006 and the Pet Act, animal rescue policy is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without petsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in s
KATRINA: Families were forced to evacuate without pets
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hurricane Katrina was a game changer in so many ways. Seventy-thousand people refused to evacuate, many because their pets would be left behind. Thanks to Congress in 2006 and the Pet Act, animal rescue policy is... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Save homeless pets with life, love and homemade treatsIf it’s true that we save a life by adopting a homeless pet, then so true it is
Save homeless pets with life, love and homemade treats
Bluffton Today / Posted 7 days ago
If it’s true that we save a life by adopting a homeless pet, then so true it is that homeless pets save ours. After having to put down our 15-year-old Chihuahua in January, the pain was so great that I said to my husband, “Never again.” He felt the... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Denver is dog friendly, but it's costly to keep pets healthyDENVER — This will come as no surprise to animal lovers, Denver is ranked as be
Denver is dog friendly, but it's costly to keep pets healthy
KWGN Denver / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER — This will come as no surprise to animal lovers, Denver is ranked as being one of the best cities in the nation to own a pet. But despite the pet-friendly attitude, Denver is considered one of the more expensive places to keep a four-legged... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
After judge tells her she can't have pets, animal cruelty suspect caught with dog, cops saySTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- She's in the doghouse now. A Mariners Harbor woman who'
After judge tells her she can't have pets, animal cruelty suspect caught with dog, cops say
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- She's in the doghouse now. A Mariners Harbor woman who's prohibited from owning a dog after pleading guilty in an animal cruelty case still kept a pit bull as a pet, police allege. Christina Pardee, 28, most recently of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane KatrinaThis week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
This week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are returning to Louisiana to train emergency responders in the event of another disaster. The week long boot camp will teach various aspects of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane KatrinaThis week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
This week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are returning to Louisiana to train emergency responders in the event of another disaster. The week long boot camp will teach various aspects of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane KatrinaThis week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath
Animal responders return to train rescuers on 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
This week disaster response experts who led animal rescues during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are returning to Louisiana to train emergency responders in the event of another disaster. The week long boot camp will teach various aspects of... Read more
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Mashable
5 reasons we're loving 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain'Waging war has never been so enjoyable. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain s
5 reasons we're loving 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain'
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
Waging war has never been so enjoyable. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain steps back from the heavily scripted, cutscene-happy approach of past games in favor of a more open-ended experience. The game's sprawling warzones are yours to explore and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Meeting called Monday in Lawrence Co. to discuss animal shelter plansA meeting has been called Monday night in Lawrence County to discuss plans for
Meeting called Monday in Lawrence Co. to discuss animal shelter plans
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
A meeting has been called Monday night in Lawrence County to discuss plans for a new county animal shelter. County commissioner Bobby Burch invites anyone who wants to contribute to the meeting, which will be held at the Moulton Methodist Church.... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Meeting called Monday in Lawrence Co. to discuss animal shelter plansA meeting has been called Monday night in Lawrence County to discuss plans for
Meeting called Monday in Lawrence Co. to discuss animal shelter plans
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 8 days ago
A meeting has been called Monday night in Lawrence County to discuss plans for a new county animal shelter. County commissioner Bobby Burch invites anyone who wants to contribute to the meeting, which will be held at the Moulton Methodist Church.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-fo
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society. "A lot of them were scooped up and didn't make it into any official rescue system." Since the storm struck on Aug. 29, 2005, laws... Read more
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The Advocate
Lessons learned after Katrina: Animal rescue groups practice saving pets at disaster boot campWhen rescue workers in boats floated to flooded houses in New Orleans after Hur
Lessons learned after Katrina: Animal rescue groups practice saving pets at disaster boot camp
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
When rescue workers in boats floated to flooded houses in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, they probably didn’t expect to wrangle a pot-bellied pig named Rudy. “We wrapped it up in a blanket, dragged it down the stairs,” said Stewart Cook, a... Read more
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The News-Herald
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, peopleLOS ANGELES (AP) � Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Kat
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
The News-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) � Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind. "So many... Read more
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CBS Sports
Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn lip sync cover songs using DubsmashOne of the hot new apps in this crazy, modern world is Dubsmash, which lets you
Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn lip sync cover songs using Dubsmash
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
One of the hot new apps in this crazy, modern world is Dubsmash, which lets you lip sync to various songs in short clips. It's fun because you can pretend you're downloading it for your kids, when you're really hoping to embarrass yourself on the... Read more
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FOX News
How to choose a pet when you have allergiesAbout 12 percent of Americans are allergic to cats and another 12 percent to do
How to choose a pet when you have allergies
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
About 12 percent of Americans are allergic to cats and another 12 percent to dogs, according to the most recent data in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Yet 100 percent of folks in the U.S. are obsessed with cute, fluffy animals (based... Read more
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Denver Post
Better response in disasters helps reconnect pets, peopleLOS ANGELES — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina,
Better response in disasters helps reconnect pets, people
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals. The rescues focused on people, and pets were left behind. "So many animals... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Kitty Who Steals His Neighbors' Belongings Is The Cutest Crook AroundYou better keep a close eye on your belongings, because you never know when thi
Kitty Who Steals His Neighbors' Belongings Is The Cutest Crook Around
The Huffington Post / Posted 11 days ago
You better keep a close eye on your belongings, because you never know when this cat burglar's gonna strike. Snorri Sturluson, a 2-year-old cat who lives in Portland, Oregon, has a knack for swiping items from around his neighborhood -- especially... Read more
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NBC Miami
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Miami / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC New York
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC New York / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Washington
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters DriveNatalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, l
Morales to Host Special on Clear the Shelters Drive
NBC San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
Natalie Morales describes her adopted shelter dog Zara as part of her family, like "our third child." The "Today" co-host first met her mutt four years ago, after Zara appeared on the NBC morning show. "It was love at first sight," Morales... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Cats Rescued From Terminally Ill Oklahoma Owner Need New HomesThe Tulsa Humane Society is looking for new homes for almost 20 cats removed fr
Cats Rescued From Terminally Ill Oklahoma Owner Need New Homes
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 11 days ago
The Tulsa Humane Society is looking for new homes for almost 20 cats removed from an overcrowded Guymon home. The terminally ill owner surrendered the cats to another rescue group, according to a news release. “When we visited the residence, we saw... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
TARGET 8: Operation Bark Alert inspection logs revealedCENTRALIA - According to the ASPCA, Missouri has more puppy mills than any othe
TARGET 8: Operation Bark Alert inspection logs revealed
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
CENTRALIA - According to the ASPCA, Missouri has more puppy mills than any other state in the country. In an effort to crack down on unlicensed breeders and shut down puppy mills, the Department of Agriculture created an online complaint reporting... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, peopleFrancis Battista poses for a photo with his Hurricane Katrina dog Teddy, left,
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 12 days ago
Francis Battista poses for a photo with his Hurricane Katrina dog Teddy, left, and his other dog Q, right, on the grounds of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah on April 2. Battista, a co-founder, adopted Teddy when he was a 10-weeks-old.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Sonia Anita (Meader) GildeaSurviving are cousins: Marjorie Altmanshofer, Jane Hahn, Phil Hammaker, Frank H
Sonia Anita (Meader) Gildea
Altoona Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Surviving are cousins: Marjorie Altmanshofer, Jane Hahn, Phil Hammaker, Frank Hammaker and Linda (Kennedy) Rhodes; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Meader. She was preceded in death by two children: Michelle and Michael; her husband, Allen Gildea; her... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta SPCA has removed Afro Man, the abandoned dog with two broken legs found in Morley, from his foster homeThe Alberta SPCA has seized a dog abandoned with two broken legs, angering thos
Alberta SPCA has removed Afro Man, the abandoned dog with two broken legs found in Morley, from his foster home
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
The Alberta SPCA has seized a dog abandoned with two broken legs, angering those caring for him. An animal rescue group says the ASPCA is barking up the wrong tree by confiscating puli puppy Afro Man from its foster caregivers. On Tuesday, the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-fo
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society. "A lot of them were scooped up and didn't make it into any official rescue system." Since the storm struck on Aug. 29, 2005, laws... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-fo
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
"So many animals disappeared. Many died outright," said Francis Battista, co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society. "A lot of them were scooped up and didn't make it into any official rescue system." Since the storm struck on Aug. 29, 2005, laws... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, peopleLOS ANGELES — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina,
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind. "So many... Read more
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Salon.com
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, peopleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Kat
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind. “So many... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, peopleLOS ANGELES (AP) - Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Kat
Since Katrina, better response helps reconnect pets, people
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind. "So many... Read more
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NBC New York
Man Who Ran Petting Zoo Arrested on Abuse ChargesA Long Island man has been arrested on animal abuse charges, accused of attempt
Man Who Ran Petting Zoo Arrested on Abuse Charges
NBC New York / Posted 14 days ago
A Long Island man has been arrested on animal abuse charges, accused of attempting to run a small petting zoo in Old Westbury, police said. The man, Michael Dombek, was known to the Nassau County ASPCA, according to ASPCA Detective Bob Sowers. He... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Clear the Shelters Helped Nearly 20K Pets Find New HomesThe Clear the Shelters initiative, the first-of-its-kind pet adoption effort sp
Clear the Shelters Helped Nearly 20K Pets Find New Homes
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
The Clear the Shelters initiative, the first-of-its-kind pet adoption effort spearheaded by NBC and Telemundo local television stations across the country in partnership with over 400 animal shelters, resulted in permanent and loving new homes for... Read more
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Mashable
Do black cats really have bad luck when it comes to adoption?What's This?Tyra is one of several black cats currently available for adoption
Do black cats really have bad luck when it comes to adoption?
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
What's This?Tyra is one of several black cats currently available for adoption through the ASPCA. When a black cat crosses your path, you probably won't get a bunch of bad luck — but you could get a new furry friend. Monday is Black Cat... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Nina Brousseau of Summerfield, Fla., and longtime resident of Northville, N.Y., died on July
Nina Brousseau
The Leader-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
of Summerfield, Fla., and longtime resident of Northville, N.Y., died on July 27, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, George. Nina was the daughter of the late Mae and Raymond Benton of Northville. She is survived by her... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands of animals across the US finds homesNearly 20,000 animals across the US find homes as shelters offer FREE adoptions
Thousands of animals across the US finds homes
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly 20,000 animals across the US find homes as shelters offer FREE adoptions in national special offer... and it's not over yet The national NBC initiative comes after litters of unwanted cats and dogs born this spring have filled up shelter... Read more
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The Signal
Dogs, cats find new homes during adoption event at Castaic Animal Shelter SaturdayLucille Ball is probably an appropriate name for the newest family member of Va
Dogs, cats find new homes during adoption event at Castaic Animal Shelter Saturday
The Signal / Posted 17 days ago
Lucille Ball is probably an appropriate name for the newest family member of Valencia residents Brianna Martinez and Alex Garcia. Before the couple got the young terrier mix in their car Saturday, Lucy escaped her lease at the Castaic Animal Shelter... Read more
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