From our friends at CBS Sunday Morning: Correspondent Conor Knighton takes to the skies with Wyoming pilot Peter Rork, a retired surgeon and pilot who’s found a new purpose in life by helping dogs in need find homes, flying animals to adoption centers through his non-profit, Dog Is My CoPilot.
From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: This Museum gift shop favorite is the perfect way to banish boredom!
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Yesterday I posted that Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle, Derrick Nnadi had pledged to pay the adoption fees of every dog in the KC Pet Project shelter. Not to be outdone, Coors Light is now promising to help with adoption fees across the country from now until February 21, 2020. Here’s how it works: Continue reading I Knew I Liked Coors Light→
Have you seen what Derrick Nnadi did to celebrate the Chiefs’ Super Bowl win? The defensive tackle contacted the KC Pet Project and pledged enough money to pay for the adoptions of ALL of the dogs they had at the shelter! Continue reading Not just a football player→
When Nicola Coyle retired from nursing, she started a dog hospice in Mansfield, England to help dogs live their best lives at the end of their lives. At a cost of about 500 Euros per dog, she provides a trip to the beach, complete with ice cream, and a steak dinner at a local pub.
Ms. Coyle runs the program out of her home, with some dogs in foster care. She pulls them from shelters and keeps them until they cross the rainbow bridge.
From The Dog Lady’s Mailbag: AKC Reunite, the nation’s largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider, has announced that it will infuse $200,000 more in funds to complement money raised by AKC clubs throughout the country for the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program.
AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in response to natural or civil disasters, joins forces with local American Kennel Club dog clubs and dog lovers to present emergency Pet Disaster Relief trailers to counties throughout the country. Continue reading AKC Pet Disaster Relief→
We all know October is breast cancer awareness month. If you forget, just watch an NFL game and see all the pink accessories the players wear. But did you know October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month? Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month→
From our friends at 19News in Cleveland: The Cleveland Animal Protective League is bursting at the seams after taking in animals from four different hoarding situations over the past month. They have taken in 89 cats and 90 dogs, most recently a herd of Chihuahuas. They are lowering adoption fees and accepting donations. See adoptable dogs.
In honor of the big game this week, GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Bank is celebrating our fourth annual Shelter Bowl.
Help us meet our goal of $20,000 to provide nutritious pet food to shelter animals all across the United States.
Food is one of the most vital needs for animal shelters and rescues. It’s also the largest expense for many of these organizations, but more money spent on food means less funding for other life-saving programs for the animals in their care. Continue reading Shelter Bowl IV→
From the Deaf Dogs Rock blog: Nitro, the deaf boxer who inspired Deaf Dogs Rock, passed away November 5th, surrounded by family and friends. Nitro leaves behind a legacy of love with families and their deaf dogs around the globe. Continue reading Nitro’s Legacy→
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