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For a foster experience to turn out well, it’s crucial that all parties communicate and be clear about their expectations and responsibilities. Look at these questions to ask before you foster a cat.

For a foster experience to turn out well, it’s crucial that all parties communicate and be clear about their expectations and responsibilities. Look at these questions to ask before you foster a dog.

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

Youth who love animals have the opportunity to choose from a variety of animal related careers. Check out this guide for youth who love animals and the possible careers they can have.

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 …

Animal sanctuaries require a lot of commitment, hard work and funding. Learn about the role of animal sanctuaries and how they operate here.

Animals are sometimes just what the doctor ordered. Learn about animal-assisted therapy in this article.

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, …

Do you have complaints about your local animal shelter? This information may help you be more understanding about why they do what they do.

For prospective dog owners who are interested in a particular breed, purebred rescue groups provide an alternative to breeders, animal shelters or pet shops. Learn more about breed rescue groups here.