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Cory Booker has done it again. Huff Post reports that the mayor of Newark, NJ, has come to the rescue of a pet that was allegedly being abused. One of his “followers” on Twitter alerted him at 8:33 p.m., June 27, that the dog was locked in a tiny crate, and …

You have to appreciate the work of animal control officers like Enna Lugo in Fairfax County, VA, who made it her project to rescue a Shih Tzu, who had been on her own for more than two years in Franconia VA, according to an article by Justin Jouvenal in the …

Somewhere in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park lived a legend. The legend told of a large, brown dog that was seen in fleeting glimpses by park visitors and caretakers, only to be gone a moment later. Sometimes he’d be seen on top a hill watching the morning joggers run by. On occasion …

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I’m a Pit Bull mom

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Mar 14 , 2013

Hello! My name is Kirstyn Northrop Cobb and I have been given the wonderful opportunity by Petfinder, to blog about being a Pit Bull mom. So, this is my introduction piece. Let me tell you a bit about myself: I have a husband and daughter and I work in animal …

My heart raced yesterday evening as the nominees for “Best Country Solo Performance” were mentioned as I watched the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. One of my favorite country artists, Carrie Underwood, was in the running for her performance of her recent hit song “Blown Away”. As if Carrie’s success in …

Many people have good intentions when they add pets to their families, but fail to do the things that will ensure the pets have forever homes with them. One such family failed to get their dog spayed and then abandoned her when she became pregnant. Fortunately, Pet Matchmaker Rescue in …

Abe’s wizened expression reflects a hard past. At some point, he was peppered with birdshot, which remains in his rump. Thin, wormy, with bad teeth and entropian (a condition in which the eyelashes rub against the eye surface) he landed in a shelter, where he was close to being euthanized. …

It was Jan. 1, 2011, the start of a new year. A stray dog from Paris, KY, was being transported with other dogs to Tall Tails Beagle Rescue in Freeport, ME, to get a new start in life at a place less crowded than the shelter she was coming from. Somewhere …

Not everyone has the ideal place for an Australian Cattle Dog. These dogs are herders, and many of them like to have a territory and a job. Artist Kat Butler of Waterloo, IN, has the perfect place for such a dog — 43 acres where she offers equine services and …

When Linda Vandiver’s old blind and deaf dog died, the Paris, TX, woman decided not to get another pooch. That decision lasted five years . Then semi-retired, Linda realized she missed having a pet around the house. She began to browse on Petfinder and up popped Karlee’s photo. The pup …