27 Jun '12, 6am

National Day of No Kill Saves Thousands of Animals | Care2 Causes

National Day of No Kill Saves Thousands of Animals | Care2 Causes

On June 11, the anniversary of the first No Kill community in the U.S., at least 800 animal welfare organizations, animal control centers, private animal shelters and rescue organizations joined forces to save homeless pets and pledged not to kill any healthy, adoptable animals for Just One Day , the first national day of No Kill in the U.S. The No Kill Advocacy Center and Animal Ark , who organized the event, estimate that as many as 9,000 animals were saved, but believe that number is conservative. “We proved that there are enough homes for shelter animals,” said Mike Fry of Animal Ark. “So long as the shelters engage the animal-loving American public in positive and constructive ways, they will swoop in to help the shelters to save lives.” For the campaign, techs were asked to put down syringes and instead pick up their cameras and hit social media sites with photos to ...

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Under Gunfire, Rescuers Save Dog from Backyard of Evil | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 28 Jun '12, 6am

Written by Ashley Owen Hill of Mississippi, Author of the Lucky Dog Rescue Blog About a month ago, I was checking Facebook...

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ptsd.va.gov 27 Jun '12, 2pm

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Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles" | Care2 Causes

Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 8pm

In a fervor to foretell the fate of the football teams in the European Championship matches, many are turning to animals t...

Unlawful Pet Trade Claims The Life Of Baby Orangutan | Care2 Causes

Unlawful Pet Trade Claims The Life Of Baby Oran...

care2.com 28 Jun '12, 6am

A critically ill baby orangutan named Anyin arrived at the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre run by International Animal Res...

United Airlines Pressured to Resume Shipping Animals for Research | Care2 Causes

United Airlines Pressured to Resume Shipping An...

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 4am

Although United Airlines doesn’t ship animals for research, the airline now has to reconsider its stance due to a merger w...

Bluefin Tuna Need You Now | Care2 Causes

Bluefin Tuna Need You Now | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '12, 8pm

Note: This is a guest post from Lee Crockett, Director of Federal Fisheries Policy at the Pew Environment Group . In the G...

Michigan Woman Saves Siamese Cats from Neglectful Family | Care2 Causes

Michigan Woman Saves Siamese Cats from Neglectf...

care2.com 24 Jun '12, 6am

I named him Sulu and the former owners wanted him back and became angry when I refused. I also demanded Stephanie go get t...

Shelter Revolution: Homeless Pets Never Have To...

care2.com 26 Jun '12, 5am

First thing to do would be to stop allowing people do dump there pets in the shelter. They just come and dump them as garb...

PETA Says Duluth Zoo Negligent In Deaths of 13 Animals | Care2 Causes

PETA Says Duluth Zoo Negligent In Deaths of 13 ...

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 11am

Extreme weather events are taking their toll on animals in zoos, sometimes with tragic results. Earlier this week, after T...

15-Year-Old Dog "Dumped" on Ultimate Doorstep | Care2 Causes

15-Year-Old Dog "Dumped" on Ultimate Doorstep |...

care2.com 26 Jun '12, 6am

Written by Brenda Yannuzzi of Delaware My husband and I have been involved in pet therapy for some time and when my therap...

U.S. Senate Cracks Down on Animal Fighting | Ca...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 6am

A provision in the Senate-approved Farm Bil l that would impose tough sentences and harsh fines for attendees of dogfights...

Take Animals Off the Menu! VIDEO | Care2 Causes

Take Animals Off the Menu! VIDEO | Care2 Causes

care2.com 06 Jul '12, 6am

A powerful speech by a former corporate executive lays out, in passionate and powerful terms, the multiple arguments for e...

Harper Govt Marks National Aboriginal Day – But...

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 2pm

I wish more could be done effectively for the First Nations in places like Attawapiskat. The problem there is the same pro...

One Step Closer to Protection for Animals in R.I. Courts | Care2 Causes

One Step Closer to Protection for Animals in R....

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 2am

Last month, the Rhode Island Senate voted to create a role for advocates with the authority to represent animals’ best int...