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Latest No-kill shelter Stories

2012-06-09 02:20:15

MIAMI-DADE, Fla., June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade Animal Services will be holding very special adoption events on Sunday, June 10, and Monday, June 11, 2012, joining animal shelters across the U.S. who have taken the pledge not to kill any savable animals for Just One Day. Adoption Specials include: Dogs $11Cats/kittens $6 (2 for 1 special) If you would like to help Miami Dade Animal Services make this the safest day for shelter pets in the history of the Miami-Dade...

2012-06-07 06:28:23

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday, June 11, promises to be the safest day for dogs and cats in U.S. shelters in history, thanks to a nationwide campaign spearheaded by the No Kill Advocacy Center and Animal Ark No Kill shelter. Roughly 700 shelters and rescue groups, including some of the largest animal control shelters, across the country, are joining together to create a No Kill nation for Just One Day. Every day, roughly 10,000 animals lose their lives in U.S....

2012-06-04 14:22:46

Lawmakers vote in favor of Trap-Neuter-Return, overturning ordinances that kill cats BETHESDA, Md., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today applauded County Commissioners in Wake County, N.C. for their vote in support of an ordinance that protects the lives of cats and reverses policies that send cats to their deaths in pounds and shelters. "We thank the...

2012-05-30 10:24:13

"Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act" would save lives of countless shelter animals BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today called on lawmakers on the New York State Assembly's Agriculture Committee to support Assembly Bill 7312, the New York Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act (CAARA), when the bill is offered at a committee hearing on...

2012-05-11 06:21:11

JOLIET, Ill., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Animal lovers and those looking for a new member to add to their families should be ready for May 26th when Bill Jacobs Kia/Subaru will be hosting the Save-A-Pet Adoption Event at the dealership. The Will County Humane Society will be at the dealership from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will have dogs and cats available for adoption. The animals will be transported in the dealership's very own Subaru vehicles to the store where people can stop by...

2012-05-10 06:26:40

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Manatee County sparked a No Kill Movement in Florida last October when the Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed a No Kill resolution and No Kill action plan with the goal of ending the killing of healthy and treatable pets at the county-run shelter. That effort began when Kris Weiskopf, Chief of Animal Services, read the book "Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America."...

2012-05-01 10:21:48

JOLIET, Ill., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Those looking to adopt a pet in Joliet, IL should mark their calendars for May 26th. That day Bill Jacobs Subaru will be hosting the Will County Humane Society, where dogs and cats will be available for adoption right at the dealership from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The adoptions will include all shots, spaying or neutering and micro-chipping of the animals. The adoption fee will be $100 for cats and $175 for dogs. Bill Jacobs Subaru will be picking...

2012-04-30 10:24:50

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Humane Society for Shelter Pets (HSSP) announced eleven members to sit on the shelter advocate's Advisory Board. The board members consist of shelter professionals, animal control experts, seasoned dog trainers, veterinarians, educators, and fundraising gurus with a wealth of practical expertise. The incredible breadth of knowledge and vision represented by the board will be an invaluable asset to HSSP as it continues to educate...

2012-04-19 10:24:07

Over 700 Adoptable Puppies, Kittens, Dogs and Cats will be available at the Animal League America's 18(th) Annual Premiere Global Adoption Event, Pet Adoptathon® PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, North Shore Animal League America will open its doors at 25 Davis Avenue in Port Washington for its 36-hour adoption event, the 18th Annual Pet Adoptathon 2012. More than 2,500 shelters in 50 states, Puerto...

2012-04-11 06:24:32

Over 300,000 Pets Saved to Date Through This Annual Event PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - Home of the Mutt-i-gree® and the world's largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization - announced that over 2,500 shelters in 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and six countries will join together for Pet Adoptathon Month in May. Cesar Millan, internationally renowned dog expert and host of The Dog...