Archive for April 2013

Shelter Myth: Puppy Prison

Shelter Myth: Puppy Prison
There are many misconceptions about animal shelters. These organizations exist to save lives, so confusing information can have a serious impact on those animals that are trying to find homes. A common misconception I hear is that people don’t go to shelters because they think they are sad places. I have even heard shelters referred to... Read more »

Cat and Dog of the Week - Looking for Love at The Anti-Cruelty Society

Cat and Dog of the Week - Looking for Love at The Anti-Cruelty Society
Coco 10 year-old domestic longhair cat With age comes wisdom, but in this case – age also comes with beauty! Coco is a gorgeous girl who came to us as a transfer from another shelter. She is a calm and gentle girlie who has been known to enjoy a tasty treat! Coco was treated for an upper... Read more »

Looking for Love - Cat and Dog of the Week from The Anti-Cruelty Society

Looking for Love - Cat and Dog of the Week from The Anti-Cruelty Society
Sweet Lips 6-year-old male domestic shorthair mix Sweet Lips is a lovable guy who came to the shelter when someone in his family became allergic. Sweet Lips is a gentle, low-key kind of fellow who is super affectionate and sweet. In fact, he loves nothing more than rubbing up against you looking for more and... Read more »
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Violence is a Virus – Pets are Penicillin

Violence is a Virus – Pets are Penicillin
It’s nothing new to look at the violence epidemic in the same way that public health experts look at virus transmissions. We know the problem spreads like a cold – one violent occurrence triggering another until we see a rash explode across the face of a city. Why can’t the cure be looked at in... Read more »

The Anti-Cruelty Society's Cat and Dog of the Week

The Anti-Cruelty Society's Cat and Dog of the Week
Pancho 4-year-old male pit bull mix Pancho is a friendly boy. He’s a little anxious at the shelter, but will ideally settle down given time and positive socialization to new environments. He’s quite the gentleman with both people and dogs – never getting too pushy or physical. He hasn’t settled down with a bone or engaged... Read more »