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Guest Post: What is a Rescue Group?

The following post comes from Melissa at PetConnect Rescue. According to the Humane Society of the United States, 6-8 million animals end up in shelters.  Of these, 4-5 million are euthanized every year.  That is an extremely high number of

Dewey’s Story

The following guest post comes from Michelle W.; I don’t know the story of how Dewey found himself at a high kill shelter in California, and I doubt he’ll ever tell me. Today he sits on the deck outside in

Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Week

This week, we recognize those pets that are a little less likely to be rescued from the shelter. If you’ve been looking to adopt a new pet, how about adopting a senior pet? Most people who rescue are looking for

Puppy Mills and Uninsured Assets

A Philly.com headline from Monday read NY kennel owner admits gassing 93 dogs with farm engine. As an animal lover, I’m sure you’re saying to yourself, “It was obviously a mistake, right?” Sadly, the answer is no. The dog breeder

A Dog By Many Other Names

Before I officially adopted Finnegan, I did a lot of reading. I wanted to change his name. And I wanted to do it the right way. My research said to do it slowly…that the dog may not take to the