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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

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:43 AM EDT

10-Year-Old Cries Fowl Over 'SNL' Spoof About Pet Chicken

10-Year-Old Cries Fowl Over 'SNL' Spoof About Pet Chicken

A Vermont fourth grader is expressing her frustration after her feathered friend became the butt of a joke on a recent episode of Saturday Night Live. The joke featured her disabled pet chicken, Granite Heart...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 04:54 PM EDT

Orchestra Director Creates Soothing Playlist for Anxious Shelter Pets

Orchestra Director Creates Soothing Playlist for Anxious Shelter Pets

Music. It soothes the soul. It mends a broken heart. It excites, it inspires, it motivates and moves and now, it may help find homes for pets. Orchestral masterpieces are literally going to the dogs thanks...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 10:36 AM EDT

Meow Hear This: Study Says Cats React to Sound of Their Name

Meow Hear This: Study Says Cats React to Sound of Their Name

Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. No surprise to you or most cat owners, right? But Japanese scientists said Thursday that they've provided...

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...

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, Apr 10, 2019 at 08:47 AM EDT

How to Participate in the Fund the Shelters Challenge

How to Participate in the Fund the Shelters Challenge

To celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Clear the Shelters, NBC and Telemundo stations are teaming up with the Michelson Found Animals Foundation, a leading animal welfare non-profit organization, to...

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...

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