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This Area 51 Shelter Made Its Animals Into Aliens So People Would Adopt Them

This ‘Area 51’ Shelter Made Its Animals Into Aliens So People Would Adopt Them

OKC Animal Welfare -- a municipal animal shelter in Oklahoma -- dressed animals as aliens to encourage adoption. After nearly 3.5 million people expressed interest in a public Facebook event titled “Storm Area 51, They...
Why Vegan ‘GoT’ Star Jerome Flynn Doesn't Want You to Buy 'Direwolves'

Vegan ‘GoT’ Star Jerome Flynn Urges Fans to Stop Buying ‘Direwolves’

Updated April 17, 2019. Vegan actor Jerome Flynn, who plays Bronn in HBO's hit fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," is urging fans to stop buying huskies. The fluffy Spitz dogs look similar to the show's...
You Can Now Adopt ‘Too-Friendly’ Pups Who Failed Government Training

You Can Now Adopt ‘Too-Friendly’ Pups Who Failed Government Training

Shelters aren’t the only place that have dogs up for adoption - people looking to add a furry family member to their brood can adopt from the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) too. The programme...
Award-Winning Bollywood Actor is Opening an Animal Shelter Just Outside Mumbai

Award-Winning Bollywood Actor is Opening an Animal Shelter Near Mumbai

Award-winning Indian actor, producer, and animal rights activist Anushka Sharma is opening a rescue animal shelter just outside of Mumbai. According to English News Track, she will also be opening a veterinary hospital on the...
You Can Now Browse a Tinder For Dog Lovers

You Can Now Browse a Tinder For Dog Lovers

Get ready to swipe right. A group of animal lovers in Lithuania have created a Tinder-style app intended to match dogs in animal shelters with their ideal pet parent. The app, which launched in January,...
Snoop Dogg Says He’ll Adopt Rescue Pit Bull Named in His Honor

Snoop Dogg Says He’ll Adopt Rescued Pit Bull Named in His Honor

Snoop Dogg is smitten with a Staffordshire terrier, often considered to be part of the pit bull family, named Snoop. The Daily Star reports that the award-winning rapper offered a home to the dog, who...
Comedian George Lopez Urges Fans to Adopt Shelter Pets

Comedian George Lopez Urges Fans to Adopt Shelter Pets

Comedian, actor, and activist George Lopez is encouraging people to adopt shelter dogs instead of buying pets from stores or breeders. In a recent video for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) - the...
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8th Grader Builds Website to Help Shelter Dogs Find Permanent Homes

Aiden, an eighth-grader from Texas, went above and beyond for his latest class project. As part of his “passion project” coursework, he chose to build a website to match people with shelter dogs. Dog Do...
The BeFreegle Foundation Finds Homes for Retired Research Beagles

The BeFreegle Foundation Finds Homes for Retired Research Beagles

What animals come to mind when you think of animal testing? Rabbits? Mice? Rats? Few tend to think of dogs as research subjects, at least in Western countries, but tens of thousands of dogs...

13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Makes Custom Bowties to Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

(Updated December 21, 2019) | Overcrowded animal shelters decrease the forever-home chances for many of the animals. But one young entrepreneur is helping dogs stand out. And he hopes it improves adoption rates. Darius...
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Jackie Chan Urges 62 Million Fans to ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’

Action star Jackie Chan posted a picture of himself to social media with his two blond golden retrievers to commemorate the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog, earlier this week. However, the...

Actor Danny Trejo Urges Followers to Pledge Support for No-Kill Animal Shelters

In a powerful picture posted to his Instagram page, actor and restaurateur Danny 'The Mayor' Trejo, crouching beside a pitbull, has asked his 672,000 followers to give their pledge to make America a no-kill country...

UK Government Plans to Ban Pet Stores From Selling Puppies

The UK Government's Environmental Secretary, Michael Gove has announced that the government is considering a new law which would enforce the 'adopt don't shop' movement - pet shops would be banned from selling puppies,...

Mariah Carey Receives Award for Adopting Homeless Animals

PETA has announced that songstress Mariah Carey will receive the Angel for Animals award for her involvement in the upcoming animated film All I Want for Christmas Is You. The film follows the journey of...