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National Rescue Dog Day Highlights Urgent Need for Adoption; Best Friends Animal Society Data Shows 30% Spike in US Shelter Dog Deaths Last Year

While pet ownership in the U.S. has jumped significantly over the past three decades with dogs being the most popular pet in the U.S. (65.1 million U.S. households own a dog), pet adoption has been steadily declining over the last five years, with more people acquiring pets from breeders and pet stores. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Extended Adopt-A-Dog Family Gather for Joyful Reunion in Greenwich

Adopt A Dog, based in Armonk, NY, had a great turnout for their reunion of adopted dogs on Saturday on the lawn of Second Congregational Church in Greenwich. As the skies cleared, an adoptees reconnected with shelter staff and volunteers, families shared their heartfelt adoption stories. Director Courtney Bellew said that in the 3+ years she had been the director at Adopt A Dog, adoptions had increased five-fold, and this year they anticipated another increase. Continue Reading →

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Richard Blumenthal and Rick Scott Introduce Bipartisan Legislation, “Goldie’s Act,” to Promote Animal Welfare

Goldie’s Act, named in honor of a golden retriever who was neglected and abused at a USDA-licensed puppy mill in Iowa, requires the USDA to both conduct more meaningful inspections and document all violations and to hold more frequent inspections for bad actors. The legislation also requires the USDA to increase coordination with law enforcement, enact stronger penalties for violations, and provide vital aid for suffering animals. Continue Reading →

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Guardians of Rescue Works Feverishly to Rescue Dogs and Cats from Puppy Mills

On Sunday, February 11th, Puppy Bowl XX will air on Animal Planet. This year, 131 puppies from 73 shelters and rescues across 36 states will be competing.  Each one will be picture perfect, clean, happy and playing to win. What we won’t see are the horrible conditions that so many of these puppies came from. Guardians of Rescue helping animals left out in the cold temperatures. Continue Reading →

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