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Show me your oldest, hardest to adopt dog – I want to give him a home

Some people walk into an animal shelter seeking out a lively puppy, while others seek out a stunning purebred dog. Sometimes a mixed breed dog will do, but perhaps only if the dog is young, … Read More “Show me your oldest, hardest to adopt dog – I want to give him a home”

For the first time in 3.5 years, shelter has to make ‘list’ of dogs to put down

For the first time in over three years, an animal shelter in Arkansas has had to create a “list” of unwanted pets to be put down. The sad situation is the result of a huge … Read More “For the first time in 3.5 years, shelter has to make ‘list’ of dogs to put down”

Pet owners relax – police aren’t authorized to arbitrarily shoot your dogs

After a judge recently ruled that police in Michigan were allowed to utilize deadly force against two dogs who were inside of a Battle Creek home (which was being searched for evidence of drugs), social … Read More “Pet owners relax – police aren’t authorized to arbitrarily shoot your dogs”

Woman charged for leaving pets in unheated apartment

The discovery of two pets, left alone in an unheated apartment, prompted charges against a woman in Dover, New Hampshire. According to Thursday’s NH1, on December 2, a cat and dog were temporarily seized, … Read More “Woman charged for leaving pets in unheated apartment”

Writers lose platform, plead for a helping hand

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Freelance writers, Cheryl Hanna and Penny Eims, provided current pet-related content to Examiner.com for the past several years. Earlier this month, Examiner.com unexpectedly shut down the site, leaving the writers without a source of income, … Read More “Writers lose platform, plead for a helping hand”

Save the life of an unwanted pet – consider fostering

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Everyday, the same question is repeated by readers of the National Dog News column…”what can I do to help?” Aside from sharing information about dogs in need, there is a life-saving act that is a … Read More “Save the life of an unwanted pet – consider fostering”