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Recently, Katherine, a colleague of mine at Discovery Communications was researching French Bulldogs on the Internet. She came across a group calling itself a Frenchie rescue. But something about its website didn’t seem right.   Katherine did some research and discovered a 2011 report by the Humane Society of the United States charging that the group was run by a …

iStockphoto This past weekend I attended Blog Paws, a first-of-its-kind conference for pet bloggers. Not only were there tons of wonderful, inspiring pet lovers there, I was lucky enough to moderate a panel about helping homeless pets called “Be the Change You Want to See.” The panel included Lynn Haigh, creator of PawPawty on Twitter; veterinarian Jessica “Dr. V” Vogelsang, …

Greg Kincaid at home with his dogs Editor’s note: Greg Kincaid’s first novel, A Dog Named Christmas, hit shelves on Tuesday. The book tells the story of a special young man who inspires his entire town to take in dogs from the local shelter. Greg lives on a farm in East Kansas with his wife, Michale Ann. He and his …

Slide, adopted from Tabby’s Place I have been lucky enough to have the pleasure of visiting Tabby’s Place in Ringoes, NJ, in person a few times. Therefore, I can attest to the sheer beauty of it — both in aesthetics as well as its mission. Tabby’s Place opened its doors in October 2003 and is able to care for almost …

In its new cover story, “21 Ways to Serve America,” TIME magazine has one suggestion we’re all for: fostering a pet! The magazine notes that, with 1.2 million homes in foreclosure, pets, just like people, are being displaced in record numbers. What you can do: Sign up to house and care for a pet until its owner finds a residence …