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Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Full coverage of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event Aug. 18

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:44 AM EDT

They're 'Best Friends': Inseparable Cat and Dog Get Adopted Together

They're 'Best Friends': Inseparable Cat and Dog Get Adopted Together

Kitty and Leila, an inseparable cat and dog duo surrendered to a Boston animal shelter, have been adopted together, assuring that this odd couple will remain close fur-ever. Leila, a 2-year-old Chihuahua,...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 08:01 AM EDT

Blind Golden Retriever Gets a 'Seeing-Eye' Puppy

Blind Golden Retriever Gets a 'Seeing-Eye' Puppy

Charlie is a blind, 11-year-old golden retriever who has turned his new puppy companion into his own tiny "seeing-eye" dog. Charlie and Maverick are two golden retrievers that are taking social media by...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:50 PM EDT

Labrador Retriever Most Pup-ular US Dog Breed for 28th Year

Labrador Retriever Most Pup-ular US Dog Breed for 28th Year

Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity, according to new American Kennel Club data. Labs topped...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 09:13 AM EST

700 Dogs Are Rescued From a Puppy Mill in Georgia

700 Dogs Are Rescued From a Puppy Mill in Georgia

Animal shelters from around Georgia were called in to help authorities rescue 700 dogs from a home in Valdosta. News outlets report the shelters say the dogs were kept in small cages, and many of the animals...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 09:01 PM EST

Puppy Survives Euthanasia Attempt, Finds New Family

Puppy Survives Euthanasia Attempt, Finds New Family

A 7-month-old mixed pit bull pup named Rudolph, who survived an overcrowded shelter that tried to euthanize him, has found his forever home, an animal shelter official said Tuesday. In a Jan. 16 Facebook post...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 07:26 PM EDT

Anyone Want to Adopt a 28-Pound Cat? Doughnut Needs a Home

Anyone want to adopt a 28-pound feline? A Florida animal shelter says it is look...View gallery

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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:01 PM EDT

Full List of CT #ClearTheShelters Locations for Today

Full List of CT #ClearTheShelters Locations for Today

Full list of Clear the Shelter locations in Connecticut for August 19.

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 07:56 AM EDT

Company Offers 'Fur-ternity' Leave for New Pet Owners

Company Offers 'Fur-ternity' Leave for New Pet Owners

Connor McCarthy adopted a Goldendoodle named Bentley in May, and wanted to help his puppy settle into his new home. He says he discussed the possibility of making adjustments to his schedule with this supervisor...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 05:39 PM EDT
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By Bob Connors

Animals Find Their Forever Homes

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Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 08:40 AM EDT

Animal Lovers Across the Country Help Clear the Shelters

Animal Lovers Across the Country Help Clear the Shelters

Jose and Tammy Vega arrived at the Camden County Animal Shelter in New Jersey early Saturday morning in search of a four-legged companion. The couple, who was first in line at the facility for its Clear the...

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