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The Perplexing Case of Long-Term Shelter Animals

The Perplexing Case of Long-Term Shelter Animals

Una is a deaf Pit Bull mix who has been living in the care of Chicago- based Alive Rescue for nearly four years. At six years old, she has..

September 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
The Shelter Voice: What About the Others?

The Shelter Voice: What About the Others?

  By Darlene Duggan All of my posts have been centered on dogs and cats, but what about the other animals that end up in the animal..

July 15, 2013 with 0 Comments
The Benefits of Training Dogs in Shelters

The Benefits of Training Dogs in Shelters

By Darlene Duggan In the sheltering world, there is a lot of focus on dog behavior and training. Many resources—including staff and..

July 1, 2013 with 1 Comment
Fixing Common Shelter Myths

Fixing Common Shelter Myths

By Tatiana Garrett Public misconceptions about animal shelters are rampant. And in a field dedicated to saving lives, misinformation can..

April 17, 2013 with 0 Comments
15 Easy Ways to Help Animals

15 Easy Ways to Help Animals

By Tatiana Garrett Animal lovers know that adoptions save lives. But what if you love animals and are allergic or simply cannot take..

October 29, 2012 with 0 Comments

Featured TAILS Tuesday Story: Charlie

Each Tuesday, TAILS is asking for your stories on your adopted pets. We will then feature the chosen story on our website. This..

February 16, 2012 with 0 Comments

Animal Advocates Appalled by Budget Cuts to Funds that Support California Animal Shelters

In a move to save $23 million dollars in the California state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed cuts to funds used to provide..

February 13, 2012 with 0 Comments

Dogs are the best medicine for Wounded Veterans

How animals help soldiers in need regain their trust in humanity and get the love they deserve By Kelsey Duckett (Note: We know that this..

July 25, 2011 with 0 Comments

Local Hero – Three women join forces to rescue dogs across the country

How these dedicated women get dogs into loving homes By Kelsey Duckett It’s heartbreaking to receive an e-mail with a list of names and..

June 29, 2011 with 0 Comments

Local Hero – A Second Chance At Life

Rescue efforts give dogs a second chance, and for some the first with a family Pet overpopulation is a problem in this country. Each day..

May 11, 2011 with 0 Comments
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