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Trooper is available for adoption at Animal Alliance in Lambertville, NJ. April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month and this year it’s hitting especially close to home — in the form of my foster puppy, sitting at my feet chewing my desk chair as I type. Trooper was the victim of horrible cruelty at the hands of a guardian …

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!) that bans purebred or mixed breed Pit Bulls, Dobermans and …

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 U.S.) and former Ringling Bros. employee Tom Rider charge that …