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Pearl was rescued from a Missouri puppy mill. Read her story. In yesterday’s vote, Proposition B, the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act, passed in Missouri! That’s good news for dogs in Missouri’s breeding facilities. (Learn more about Prop B.) The act amends Missouri law to require large-scale dog-breeding operations to …

Brody is available for adoption at Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary in Columbia, MO. Dogs in Missouri need your help. Why should you care about dogs in Missouri? Because in your city there is a pretty good chance you have a local pet store selling puppies from a Missouri puppy mill. …

Emma is available for adoption at Pacific Northwest Pit Bull Rescue in Vancouver, WA. In their first “Humane State Ranking,” the Humane Society of the United States ranked all 50 U.S. states on animal protection laws dealing with pets, wildlife and farm animals, and covering issues from animal cruelty to …

Sheriff John Montgomery of Baxter County Arkansas is one of eight finalists for America’s Most Wanted’s All Star Award.

Bucky at Waggin’ Train Rescue in NYC is a great dog, but he will not be allowed to live in public housing. I was dismayed to get an alert from the ASPCA that the New York City Housing Authority is implementing a new pet policy, effective May 1 (i.e. Friday!) …

The Obama family (Essence.com) As you’ve no doubt heard, Barack Obama said in his victory speech Tuesday that his daughters had “earned the new puppy that’s coming with us to the White House.” The Obamas told Entertainment Tonight on Sept. 30 they planned to adopt a “rescue dog,” and we …

Petfinder is proud to support Humane Farm Animal Care. Whatever your politics, I have no doubt you’re excited to vote today. And if you live in California, Massachusetts or South Tucson, AZ, you have the chance to make a difference for animals. In California, vote yes on Proposition 2 to …

Photo by Ted Abbott Today marks the start of an historic animal abuse case brought against Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus by three animal-welfare groups and a former circus employee. The ASPCA, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Fund for Animals (a partner of the Humane Society of the …