The Scary Reason Animal Shelters Get So Busy On The Fourth Of July

THE SCARY REASON ANIMAL SHELTERS GET SO BUSY ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

The holiday results in a lot of lost pets. Here's how to protect yours.

Strudel The Obese Dog's Fitness Journey Is Nothing Short Of Inspiring

STRUDEL THE OBESE DOG'S FITNESS JOURNEY IS NOTHING SHORT OF INSPIRING

The "gentle giant's" progress has made her a "miracle of a pup," her foster mom says.

 
 
 
Some Truly Excellent Costumes From NYC's Famous Halloween Dog Parade

SOME TRULY EXCELLENT COSTUMES FROM NYC'S FAMOUS HALLOWEEN DOG PARADE

Hundreds of very good dogs gathered to strut their stuff.

Percy

PERCY

Please give a huge paws up to our Caturday Star kit, Percy. He is 8 weeks old from Enterprise, Alabama. We decided to add a boy kitten...

 
 
 
Sheriff's Office Hires Adorable Therapy Dog To Comfort Crime Victims

SHERIFF'S OFFICE HIRES ADORABLE THERAPY DOG TO COMFORT CRIME VICTIMS

Meet Lily, a 5-year-old Beagle/Corgi mix who was rescued from a kill shelter in Florida. She was then enrolled in the Brevard County...

The calm after the storm

THE CALM AFTER THE STORM

Hurricane Nate looked set to disrupt my first visit to Louisiana. Reports predicted that we would make landfall in New Orleans at around...

 
 
 
Meet Seattle Animal Shelter's critters at Creeptacular, Saturday, Oct. 28

MEET SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER'S CRITTERS AT CREEPTACULAR, SATURDAY, OCT. 28

Terry the Tarantula is just one of the many critters that SAS has cared and found homes for. Meet available critters at Creeptacular! The...

Giant Things of Oaks, PA

GIANT THINGS OF OAKS, PA

I just remembered I still have a blog, such as it is. And one of my most favorite-ist blog post categories ever is Giant Things. Go...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of October 2017?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 2017?

In parts of the world north of the Equator, May and June stand out as banner months for birdwatching. Indeed, many consider the gaudy...

Off Color Brewing: Jerk Bird

OFF COLOR BREWING: JERK BIRD

I'll admit I was completely stunned when I saw this week's beer on the shelf at my local distributor. I've seen all kinds of bird likenesses...

 
 
 
"REIGN" young German Shepherd

"REIGN" YOUNG GERMAN SHEPHERD

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink My name is Reign and I have never met an activity I did not...

Your Dog Making A 'Sad Puppy Face' May Be Trying To Tell You Something

YOUR DOG MAKING A 'SAD PUPPY FACE' MAY BE TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

A new study suggests dogs use facial expression to communicate with people.

 
 
 
I'm going to be a tv star 🌟catch me on Suncoast FYI on SNN

I'M GOING TO BE A TV STAR 🌟CATCH ME ON SUNCOAST FYI ON SNN

I'm going to be a tv star 🌟catch me on Suncoast FYI on SNN next Friday! In the mean time, come meet me and my brother Sleepy at the...

"ROSE" darling little Staffordshire terrier/Pitmix

"ROSE" DARLING LITTLE STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER/PITMIX

Timid and very cuddly little sweetie. At an earlier time in her life, one ear's tip was cut off - with rubber bands. The other ear...

 
 
 
Fighting On in Tony's Memory

FIGHTING ON IN TONY'S MEMORY

During the last 48 hours since we learned of the death of Tony the tiger , everyone at the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been moved...

I'm so excited for Halloween that I asked the humans for

I'M SO EXCITED FOR HALLOWEEN THAT I ASKED THE HUMANS FOR

I'm so excited for Halloween that I asked the humans for my very own jackolantern scarf 👻 🎃🕸 - Harriet sarasota whiskerwednesday startastoryadopt...

 
 
 
Wordless Wednesday: Abstract Photography with Cookie - "Now They Won't See Me."

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY WITH COOKIE - "NOW THEY WON'T SEE ME."

Tracking Wily Wolves in Mongolia

TRACKING WILY WOLVES IN MONGOLIA

Anticipation hangs in the air as I face a fluid wall of descending white. Our volunteer on the project, John Hart, is only steps in...

 
 
 
Activists Pose With Rescue Pets - And The Photos Are Stunning

ACTIVISTS POSE WITH RESCUE PETS - AND THE PHOTOS ARE STUNNING

As much as we enjoy browsing through beautiful photos of adorable rescue pets, there's one think we love more: when these works of...

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Mourns the Loss of Tony the Tiger

THE ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND MOURNS THE LOSS OF TONY THE TIGER

Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org, 201-679-7088 The Animal Legal Defense Fund is deeply saddened by the death of Tony, the Siberian-Bengal...