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Pit Bull Parent: The Truth about Transports

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jan 29 , 2014

At least once a week, I go to area shelters and take some of their dogs to a rescue that I work with. I love working with other shelters. I love the partnerships and I love that everyone is working together to make better lives for the animals. The other  …

Last week I visited my friend Olga, a brilliant and beautiful mathematician for IBM, and her newly adopted Labradoodle, Chloe (also brilliant and beautiful). Olga has a picture-perfect doggie relationship with 10-month-old Chloe, who was rescued a few months ago as a scrawny stray running loose in a grocery store …

Alyssa Milano meets Scooby-Roo after helping him get his doggie wheelchair. (Photo: Alyssa Milano) Helin Jung is an associate editor at PEOPLEPets.com. She adopted her dog, a senior Maltese named Ethel, from the Humane Society of New York in 2009. She lives in Queens. At PEOPLEPets.com, we hear about lots …

“Career Change” dog Sasha is up for adoption at Dogs for the Deaf. New blog feature! Each week we’ll highlight Petfinder rescue-group members with unusual adoption programs, fun event ideas and other things that make them distinctive. Dogs for the Deaf in Central Point, Oregon, selects dogs from shelters and …

Black cats are hard to find homes for. So are pairs of cats. Also, adolescent cats. What happens when all three of those are combined? You get some very long-time fosters. Friends of Homeless Animals in Hawthorne, NJ (where I found my special-needs cat, Gretel), has been fostering best friends …

Keller at three months old Since it’s Deaf Dog Awareness Week, here’s the story of my deaf (and blind) Great Dane puppy, Keller. I had always admired the Great Dane’s poise and nobility, and last year decided the time was right to add one of these beautiful animals to my …

Check out this cute photo of The Hills star Lauren Conrad with her adopted dog, Chloe (courtesy of CelebrityDogBlog). I’m always on the lookout for celebrities who’ve adopted pets — especially ones who are popular with young people and can counteract the influence of the Paris Hiltons of the world …