California’s municipal shelters must release dogs to animal rescue organizations

Dog shelter worker

The infographic from the No Kill Advocacy Center spells out the obligations of California’s municipal shelters when there is a request from an animal adoption or rescue organization to take a dog or dogs. There are only three very specific circumstances under which the municipal …

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Queen Camilla’s hand embroidered coronation gown included her 2 dogs but at what cost?

Camilla's coronation gown

NEWS AND OPINION: Queen Camilla’s coronation dress was hand embroidered and it included two dogs as you can see in the photo above. They were included as a tribute to her to rescue dogs. They are both Jack Russell Terriers and their names are Beth …

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Paul O’Grady has died aged 67. The world has lost a great animal lover and equality rights campaigner

Paul O'Grady

I, like millions of others, are shocked this morning to learn that Paul O’Grady’s partner Andre Portasio has announced to the world that Paul O’Grady has died at the age of 67. He died peacefully at his home. The Mirror newspaper speculates that he died …

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Shelter dogs are generally still anxious after their first 12 days

Shelter dogs are normally restless and stressed for at least 12 days from entry at the shelter

A study from Utrecht University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine researched the extent of anxiety among dogs who been rescued and placed in animal shelters. They used night cameras and a small activity tracker on the dogs’ collars and cortisol measurements in the urine both of …

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