What will it take to get to No Kill? Here’s how to help shelters get to No Kill and how to prevent animals from ending up in shelters in the first place.
Rescues and shelters always need food for their dogs and cats. Here’s how you can help.
Volunteering is incredibly fulfilling for you and the animals who benefit from even just a little of your time. Here’s how to get started.
The Portland, Oregon, group pulls from high-kill shelters to save as many dogs from euthanasia as possible, regardless of age, breed, or background.
The Arkansas-based photographer puts dogs up in an eye-catching array of outfits — and thanks to her pics, adoption rates have increased at her local shelter.
I recently visited a humane society that uses prong/pinch collars and choke chains on its dogs — that’s far from humane.
Andrew Harmon works and volunteers at His Hands Extended Sanctuary. His efforts recently earned him $1,000 from P.L.A.Y. pet products.
With the news that Utah is making good on its goal of becoming entirely “no kill” by 2019, we offer some tips on how you can do the same where you live.
The teacher at South Keller Intermediate School gets creative with fundraising efforts to help local shelters and rescues.
The photographer’s work captures the playful side of shelter dogs, which increases adoption rates! A new book collects her favorite photos.
Online retailer Lyst announced it would start selling puppies to match its stylish outfits. So not a good idea.
The East Bay SPCA’s class teaches kids about humane animal treatment, then it pairs them with shelter dogs to train, improving their chances of adoption.
A fast-moving fire at New Jersey’s Montclair Township Animal Shelter nearly killed Oliver, but volunteer Heather Michel saved the scruffy pup — and then took him home forever.
To get the best fit when adding a dog to your family, discuss these nine factors, from age and cost to size and breed.
Dogs in need of a home and adopters mingle at The Dog Cafe. Full up? You can also go to just snuggle with a pooch.
When student volunteers read to shy shelter dogs, the kids improve their reading skills and the dogs become more outgoing and adoptable.
In our future with dogs, a commitment to responsibly maintaining breeds goes hand in hand with our goal to become a no-kill nation.
Pets for Life and the Shelter Intervention Program help out with a variety of pet care costs to keep people from surrendering their dogs and cats for financial reasons.
Tracey French’s nonprofit sends pet beds and crates to shelters around the country, making dogs calmer and as a result more adoptable.
Creator Patrick McDonnell drew them after spending time in an NYC shelter; they’re both the focus of a new PBS “Shelter Me” episode.
Because of breed discrimination, being a therapy dog isn’t always easy for Blueberry, but she and her human are gaining acceptance one visit at a time.
Will Brooklyn’s big ears be an issue on game day? Is the other team underestimating lap dog Andy Cohen? We have the answers!
Earth Rated has created the unofficial Cards Against Caninity. Enter to win a pack by nominating your favorite shelter to get a case of the company’s blankets.
When the no-kill shelter learned of the very pregnant dog’s plight, it gave her a warm place to birth her 12 puppies.
There are so many dogs in need of a home, but I don’t want to adopt another one right now. Here’s why.
All of the heroes we profile are worthy of praise, but these 10 amazing dogs, people, and groups deserve extra attention as we look back on the year.
All of the dogs I profiled this year touched my heart, but I’m giving these 10 amazing and adorable pups a bit more time in the spotlight.
The smart, pretty dog has spent three years in a shelter, overcoming behavioral issues and the loss of her right eye. She now just needs a family of her own.
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