03 Feb '12, 7am

Neighbor's Final Straw: Dog Tied in 100+ Degree Sun With No Water | Care2 Causes

Neighbor's Final Straw: Dog Tied in 100+ Degree Sun With No Water | Care2 Causes

Many experienced rescuers prefer to start here. Find a benign reason to approach your neighbor such as, “I’ve been finding my mailbox open lately, have you been having the same problem?” Then, once you’ve opened the conversation with a neutral topic, begin talking to your neighbor about his pet with a genuine spirit of kindness, even if you’re fuming on the inside. You can express your admiration for the dog and begin with gentle questions such as, “The weatherman gave a heatstroke warning on this morning’s news. Do you think your dog needs some shelter from the sun?” In some cases, a polite and supportive conversation will lead to the person offering improved conditions for their dog or to even agree to give up the animal if they don’t feel cornered or insulted. It may take some persistence, but building a relationship with the neighbor and supporting the pet with additio...

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Superbowl Win for Rescue Dog | Care2 Causes

Superbowl Win for Rescue Dog | Care2 Causes

care2.com 06 Feb '12, 5am

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Phase Out Dog Racing ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! ! - Care2 News Network

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care2.com 05 Feb '12, 6am

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edcmag.com 03 Feb '12, 5pm

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Surprise in the Snow: Double Dog Rescue | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 06 Feb '12, 7am

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longchamp.com 09 Feb '12, 9am

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Actor Commits Suicide After Being Pressured To Euthanize Dog | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 31 Jan '12, 4am

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Over 100 Dolphins Stranded in Cape Cod: Why? | Care2 Causes

Over 100 Dolphins Stranded in Cape Cod: Why? | ...

care2.com 05 Feb '12, 1am

Since January 12, about 116 dolphins have beached themselves on the shores of Cape Cod , Massachusetts, with about 100 of ...

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care2.com 04 Feb '12, 4am

The BP oil spill happened suddenly, and its devastation was palpable: quickly spreading sheens of toxic oil that poisoned ...

Drink Water to Improve Mood: Mild Dehydration Causes Pessimism | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 05 Feb '12, 5am

According to a new study on dehydration and mood, the optimist may view her glass as half full because she drank that wate...

Out of the Darkness: Dog's 1st Valentine's Day | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 11 Feb '12, 7am

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grist.org 02 Feb '12, 6pm

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Drowning in Plastic | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Feb '12, 6pm

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Weaving A Safety Net for Animals | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 04 Feb '12, 3am

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