Animal shelter

Kelsey James hugs Reckless, her dog which the Keansburg family found Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the Monmouth County SPCA, a year and a half after Reckless was lost during Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/The Asbury Park Press, Mark R. Sullivan)

Family who lost dog during Sandy finds it at pound

EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey family whose terrier-pit bull mix escaped from their backyard during Superstorm Sandy went to an animal shelter this week to adopt a new pet and came home with […]

05/03/2014

Ann Pearson looks into adopting a dog at the OC Animal Care shelter in Orange, Calif., on Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says […]

12/18/2013

22 dogs will get lucky on new CBS television show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them. […]

10/01/2013

Dogs wait for adoption in shelter. (AP Photo)

Travelers give Hawaii dogs 2nd chance on mainland

(AP) – The lanky, charcoal-gray dog with a distinctive, wiry hairdo would stand out in most other animal shelters, but no one gave him a second look on Hawaii’s island of Kauai.

04/20/2013

KFWB legal analyst Royal Oakes

Texas court asks: Is man’s best friend priceless?

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Supreme Court began mulling Thursday whether grieving dog owners should be able to sue for the “emotional value” of man’s best friend after a Forth Worth animal shelter mistakenly euthanized a beloved dog.

01/10/2013

Brown signs bill to protect seized animals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that authors say will relieve animal shelter overcrowding, preserve evidence for court cases and protect pets from being returned to abusive owners. Brown announced Wednesday […]

09/27/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,185 other followers