24 Aug '11, 7am

Pets of Divorce | Care2 Causes

Pets of Divorce | Care2 Causes

All those involved in animal rescue have heard the reasons people decide to give up their pets. “We’re moving, we got a divorce, we have a new baby, I lost my job, the dog got too big, the cat doesn’t like me anymore, allergies.” The list goes on. Some people actually try to find a new home before dropping a pet at a shelter, others don’t, and the reality is that not every pet that finds his or her way into the shelter system ends up finding a new home. HSUS (Humane Society of the United States) estimate 6-8 million pets enter shelters every year and 3-4 million are euthanized. That’s why the heart-wrenching story from Kirkland, Washington — that actually found a happy ending — is a pleasure to report. A child of divorce attempts to save the family dog, Mr. B, from an uncertain fate at a pound. On his way to work last Thursday, the dog was found by Paul Wu as he attempted ...

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care2.com 23 Aug '11, 9am

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ecorazzi.com 24 Aug '11, 6pm

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care2.com 23 Aug '11, 4am

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Success! No Half Moon Bay Seaport | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 23 Aug '11, 7am

The sheltered waters of the Cayman Islands’ Half Moon Bay are home to a kaleidoscopic array of rare marine life, making th...

National Dog Day | Care2 Causes

National Dog Day | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 2am

Since 2004, August 26 has been National Dog Day . Colleen Paige, Pet Lifestyle Expert, author and animal behaviorist was i...

Disaster Preparation for Pets

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care2.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

Personally, I don’t care much for thinking about disasters. I put together an emergency kit for my family, promptly stuffe...

Boy with Dog | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 10pm

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

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care2.com 25 Aug '11, 6am

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America Need WIlderness - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

America Need WIlderness - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 10am

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Everything You Need to Know About Hurricane Irene | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 26 Aug '11, 10pm

As the massive storm heads towards the Eastern Seaboard of the US, Care2 is wishing all of you east coasters a safe weeken...

These dogs need a second chance. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 30 Aug '11, 5am

My wife started us into Greyhound fostering about 4 years ago. We were just going to help out 1 dog in an emergency when a...

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mnn.com 31 Aug '11, 8pm

ASPCA recommends that you place your dog (or cat) in a “well-ventilated crate or carrier” that gives your pet just enough ...

Pets Scorching After Austin Shelter Loses A/C | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 29 Aug '11, 10pm

Imagine trying to withstand a scorching summer day of 108 degrees while wearing a fur coat. That’s what more than 200 cats...

For all you on the east coast!! - Tips for evacuating your pets to safety in a hurricane

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mnn.com 25 Aug '11, 6pm

For people with pets, evacuation can be slightly more complicated. Many evacuation shelters don't accept pets, the Humane ...