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It’s become a tradition by many to make a resolution at the start of a new year. These resolutions are often times personal goals such as eating healthy, joining a gym, finding a new job, or quitting a bad habit – which are all great goals to have! But, what …

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to a pet’s adoption is his or her own fearfulness. This was the case with B.G. (short for Big Girl), found wandering the streets with her friend L.G. (Little Girl) and brought to Suncoast Humane Society in Plant City, Florida, in January. “These shepherd mixes were …

Lincoln had two characteristics that made him harder to place when he was looking for a home at Lenawee Humane Society in Adrian, Michigan. First, he was a black cat, and black pets have a hard time getting adopted. Second, at 4 months old, he was at an age that …

By Michelle Lira   For quite some time I’ve wanted a dog. I’ve always loved dogs, but I’ve never had my own. Living in NYC doesn’t really afford you the luxury of space, time nor money to properly commit to having one. Or at least that’s what I told myself. …

  A pet that is perceived to have a behavior problem can be difficult to place; sometimes, however, the underlying problem is medical — and treatable. For example, when Martin, a young Beagle, arrived at Three Sisters Pet Rescue in Cincinnati, Ohio, he’d been “stubborn and reactive” – but as …

  Medical issues — especially those that can cause behavior problems or that will require lifelong treatment — post a special challenge for adoptable pets. And Polaris, a kitten at Purrfect Pals in Arlington, Washington, had all of the above and then some. The 6-month-old kitten was transferred to Purrfect …

  Sailor arrived at Animal Protective Association of Missouri as a transfer from  Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control, where she’d been living for more than six months. While she had charmed every staff member and volunteer there, she was having a tough time finding a permanent home — …

By: Kirstyn Northrop cobb   Almost a year ago, I wrote an article about a senior poodle that I brought in. I named him Spike. Spike was a fifteen year old boy. He was vision impaired and hearing impaired when I brought him in. In time, we would discover that …

Theron Humphrey, a photographer who attained fame with his photo book, “Maddie on Things” – in which his coonhound, Maddie, was photographed happily perched atop things such as bicycles, skateboards, light posts, and more – has taken on a new project sponsored by Purina ONE called, “Why We Rescue”. Why …

Puffy the Ant is looking for the perfect forever home! This six-legged cutie has been fully vetted, spayed, micro-microchipped, and is up to date on all vaccines. Puffy loves tunnels, marching, and picnics. We’re working on a few basic commands, but to be perfectly honest, Puffy is not all that …

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