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  • March 1, 2014

    To Market, To Market, To Buy a Sick Dog

    In site of recent federal regulations cracking down on Internet puppy sales, many puppy mill owners aren't giving up so easily, taking advantage of a loophole that allows direct, in-person sales of the often sick and neglected dogs. An HSUS investigation has uncovered a worrisome venue for puppy millers--local flea markets, which have long gone unwatched and unregulated.

  • November 1, 2013

    For Exotic Cats, a Happier Home

    A sanctuary in Tampa, Florida offers abandoned and abused exotic cats a new life.

  • May 1, 2013

    Bully for Memphis

    The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County started a campaign to promote the idea that all kinds of people adopt pit bull-type dogs. Check out the cool campaign ads!

  • May 1, 2013

    Solid Bonds

    Learn how animal welfare organizations are pushing for bonding and forfeiture laws to help them cope with cruelty cases that often stretch a shelter's resources and drain its operating budget.

  • March 1, 2013

    Can't Judge a Bull by the Cover

    When Maryland’s highest court declared pit bulls "inherently dangerous" in 2012, the ruling demonstrated the numerous problems with breed-specific legislation and policies.

  • March 1, 2013

    Matters of Life, Death, and Responsibility

    Here are guidelines for how pet owners can plan for the possibility that their pets will outlive them, and recommendations for what you can do to encourage them to take this important step.

  • March 1, 2013

    Pit Smitten

    Wallace, a new book by best-selling author Jim Gorant, tells the story of one pit bull’s journey from almost being euthanized in a shelter due to behavior problems to becoming a national Frisbee champion.

  • November 1, 2012

    Mouthpieces: Stereotypes Are the Pits

    This Mouthpieces poster urges potential adopters to look beyond the negative stereotypes about pit bulls.

  • October 4, 2012

    Animal Farm Foundation - Resources for Shelters and Rescues

    Located in Dutchess County NY, AFF has been working nationally to secure equal treatment and opportunity for “pit bull” dogs since 1985.

  • July 1, 2012

    Kits & Pits

    A shelter finds surprising success in promoting and adopting out cats with colds. In addition, the basic techniques and benefits of clicker training for dogs in shelters are presented.

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