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Category: Animal Welfare
Yes, I Bought a Puppy — And No, I Don’t Feel Bad About It
What bothers me is the social stigma surrounding buying a purebred dog. Is it fair to make someone feel guilty because they didn’t adopt from a shelter?
Program Shelters Both Families and Pets From Abuse
An exclusive look inside the NYC program that is helping individuals and families escape domestic violence, knowing that their pets are safe at their side.
Recognizing Animal Cruelty and Abuse
Would you know if an animal needs help? Read our tips for recognizing animal cruelty and abuse.
Yes, Kitten Mills Exist — And Here’s How We Can Help Stop Them
Most people are familiar with puppy mills, but did you know the same conditions apply to cats and kittens?
The Importance of Getting to Know Your Dog’s Breeder
Many breeders have put blood, sweat and tears into their lines. They’re not selling their children, but it sure feels like it. Here are some important tips.
Want to Donate Money or Set Up an Animal Charity? Here Are 5 Options.
The big question for anyone considering setting up an animal charity is, where to start? Here are 5 options for your personal charitable initiative.
How Buying a Pet Store Puppy Became My Nightmare
I once bought a puppy from a pet store. Total impulse buy. What happened after that shook me to my core. This is the story of Maggi May.
What to Expect When You’re Adopting a Pit Bull
These unjustly maligned dogs can actually be wonderful family pets, if you give them a chance. Here’s what to expect.
How to Help Homeless People With Pets
Have you ever wondered how to help homeless people care for their pets on the streets? Hint: There’s more to it than just buying a bag of dog food.
Purebred Shelter Puppies Are Not a Myth
For anyone who claims there’s no such thing as a purebred shelter puppy, you need to see this. Here are 19 examples — and trust me, there are many more.
Found a Stray Dog? Here’s What You Can Do.
If you have found a stray dog, follow these steps to make it easier for the dog’s family to find them.