Petlanthropy

Animal Shelter Allows Families to Foster Pets Over the Holidays

Animal Shelter Allows Families to Foster Pets Over the Holidays

Samantha Schwab
Nov 23, 2018

Image via Facebook/Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center The Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center in Ohio introduced a program called “Holiday Sleepover” where residents can take home a dog for...
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Atlanta Bans Pet Stores From Selling Dogs and Cats

Atlanta Bans Pet Stores From Selling Dogs and Cats

Samantha Schwab
Nov 15, 2018

Image via iStock.com/stevenallan On November 13, a bill was signed into law in Atlanta that bans pet stores from selling dogs and cats to customers. According to AJC, the law is intended as a preventative measure—as officials...
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Animal Lover With ALS Creates Book to Raise Money for Animal Shelters

Animal Lover With ALS Creates Book to Raise Money for Animal Shelters

Kendall Curley
Nov 14, 2018

Image via Facebook/Rick Fisher's Photography Rick Fisher was diagnosed with ALS back in March of this year. He was told he only had 10 months to live. He tells ABC 11, "I always thought I was going to live to be like my dad.”...
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Puppy Saves Her Mom With a Kidney Donation

Puppy Saves Her Mom With a Kidney Donation

Samantha Schwab
Nov 12, 2018

Image via Facebook/KWWL The Murray family made the decision to donate their puppy’s kidney to her mother, Star, who was suffering from kidney complications that could only be resolved with a kidney with a familial match. According...
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Sacramento Fire Department Helps Rescue Scared Donkeys From California Fire

Sacramento Fire Department Helps Rescue Scared Donkeys From California Fire

Kendall Curley
Nov 12, 2018

Image via Facebook/Sacramento Fire Department The fires in California have been wreaking havoc on the state and causing massive evacuations and serious damage. It is a stressful and hectic time for the fire rescue teams, but that doesn’t...
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Nonprofit Builds Fences for Pet Owners With Chained-Up Dogs

Nonprofit Builds Fences for Pet Owners With Chained-Up Dogs

Samantha Schwab
Nov 06, 2018

Image via Facebook/The Fence Project Des Moines The Fence Project of Des Moines, an Iowa nonprofit, provides outdoor improvements for local homeowners with dogs in need. Some of the improvements include six-foot fences, dog houses,...
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