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This NFL Referee Is Rescuing Animals During Lockdown

This NFL Referee Is Rescuing Animals During Lockdown

NFL referee John Hussey has spent the past 19 years flagging penalties and calling touchdowns on the field. Off the field, Hussey has found a second calling: rescuing animals in need. In 2014, Hussey founded...
This Hotel Lets Guests Foster and Adopt Dogs

This Hotel Lets Guests Foster and Adopt Dogs

A hotel in D’Iberville, Mississippi allows its guests to foster and adopt dogs during their stay.  Home2 Suites by Hilton Biloxi North/D’Iberville launched its Fostering Hope program in October 2018. In partnership with the Humane Society...
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...
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...
’Girls’ Creator Lena Dunham Only Adopts Elderly Pets

Lena Dunham Keeps Adopting Geriatric Pets No One Else Wants

American actor, writer, director, and producer Lena Dunham has revealed that she has a penchant for adopting elderly pets. The "Girls" star and creator faced some controversy last year over her pets, sparked when Dunham gave...

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...
Puppy Mills

Maryland Could Become the Second State to Ban Puppy Mill Sales

This past weekend, Maryland lawmakers voted in support of a bill to ban puppy and kitten mill animals from all pet stores. The bill, No More Puppy and Kitten Mills Act of 2018, will...
Philadelphia to Save Stray Animals With New Shelter Coalition

Philadelphia to Save Stray Animals With New Shelter Coalition

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) — the city's largest rescue partner and provider of low-cost vet care — alongside the Pennsylvania SPCA (PSPCA) and the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT...

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...