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Service members are a force for good at Virginia shelter

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    Changing the future for dogs in South Korea

    Despite shifting attitudes, dog farms - where dogs are slaughtered and sold for meat - remain in South Korea.

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    When animal rescue isn't

    Some groups that claim to be helping animals are actually hurting them

    "Rescue hoarders" are often unable to recognize their limitations and unable to let go of the animals in their care.

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Animal Sheltering

Magazine - Summer 2018

In this issue: Getting to know your community means getting outside your own four walls; a major push to help animals in Puerto Rico; taking effective evidentiary photos in cruelty cases; a rescuer argues for setting aside labels to make more of an impact for animals; why maintaining shelter animals’ emotional health is so important; and more.

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    Ambassador of adorable

    Nikki’s damaged ears haven’t ruined her looks. The pooch has become an ambassador for victims of dogfighting, and a powerful face in the struggle against animal cruelty.

    Pit bull mix survives ordeal to become humane education superstar

    Pit bull-boxer mix Nikki is a lover, not a fighter—but had the SPCA of Tampa Bay not intervened, she might have turned out differently.

    Nikki was picked up by humane officer Jill Purl in January 2011 when she was only 8 to 10 weeks old. She and her mother had been stolen, but her owner had found her again—tied up alone in a neighborhood backyard, with tiny rubber bands wrapped so tightly around her ears that they had sliced deeply into her flesh. Her ears were actually rotting off her head, and her mother was nowhere to be found.

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    A matter of life and breath

    Bobby Silcott and his dog Elvis, a basset hound with a little beagle in him, demonstrate one of the pet oxygen masks that Silcott is supplying to fire and rescue departments throughout Maine. Looking on is Silcott’s lemon-drop beagle, Priscilla.

    Maine ACO leads the charge for pet oxygen masks

    Pets in Maine can breathe a little easier— literally—knowing that Bobby Silcott is on the case.

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