The corporate veterinary structure threatens the very health and well-being of our pets.
Category: Animal Welfare
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting a New Pet
Before you welcome that new furbaby home, make sure you and your household are prepared.
Why Cats Need a Gentler Hand in Shelters
It’s no surprise that stressful shelter situations can damage a cat’s well-being.
Why Honesty Is Crucial When Bringing Your Pet to a Shelter
Don’t lie when surrendering your pet; it could be a death sentence.
Adopting a Pet From a Rescue (And Why the Rules Sometimes Seem Wacky)
Have you ever wondered why pet rescues rules are often so weird? Here’s the reason for all the red tape and how you can navigate it.
How Breed Bans Are Destroying Families
Breed bans are ineffective yet continue to affect families around the world.
What Happens When Shelters Drop Breed Names
Many dogs are incorrectly labeled as the wrong breed. When there aren’t any labels, their chances of adoption go up.
When Animal Shelters Badmouth Each Other
This happens more than you’d think, and it’s the animals that pay the price. All shelters need to remember: We’re in it together.
Please Stop Blaming Animal Shelters for These 4 Things
Some things are out of their control, so give them a break.
When Your Adopted Dog Is Someone’s Lost Pet
What happens when a family wants its lost dog back — after you’ve adopted him?