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A disability doesn’t mean a dog can’t be a loving and wonderful pet. Learn 10 reasons why we we love blind dogs — then tell us your reasons!

Wonder why people love rabbits? Here are the top ten reasons rescued rabbits make great pets.

10 reasons why Pit Bulls rule, from the perspective of a long-time Pit Bull rescuer.

Thinking of adopting a bird? Read the ten things you should know about birds before doing so.

Your newly adopted cat may seem like he’ll be with you forever, but these four far-too-common issues could get in the way. Find out four surprising ways any cat could end up homeless and what you can do today to prevent it.

If you are thinking of starting a non-profit organization, check out these five steps to get you started.

Are black cats bad luck? Do pregnant women need to give up their cats? Does a cat really purr when he’s happy? Learn the truth about these and other common myths about cats!

Caring for Dogs

A Companion Animal’s Golden Years

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

Do you have a pet in his golden years? Learn how pets tend to get in their older years and what you can do to help your companion.

Sarah Babcock from the Richmond SPCA discussing dog body language at an Adoption Options As a member of the outreach team, one of the best parts of my job is planning and attending our Adoption Options seminars. Adoption Options is one of our biggest initiatives and is a traveling educational seminar that brings training and networking opportunities to our shelter …

People are often unaware that a local shelter has guinea pigs, or that a cavy rescue is located nearby. In many parts of the country, hundreds of rescued guinea pigs need homes.