The Power of Adoption

Hundreds turn out to adopt animals from San Bernardino shelter Police officials said every adoptable pet found a new home Thursday, May 9 By BRIAN WHITEHEAD | bwhitehead@scng.com | San Bernardino SunPUBLISHED: May 9, 2019 at 1:25 pm | UPDATED: May 10, 2019 at 1:41 am A sign announces that all the cats had been adopted out as hundreds show up for…

How Animals Teach Us to be Human

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Part One The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them. For example: Animal behaviorists say that cats are loners. And this is sometimes mistaken for proof that cats don’t care. False. I know this because I’m a loner, and the person that first taught me…

Where to adopt a pet?

Deciding when and where to adopt a pet is difficult for most people. These question unconsciously go through someones head when making this decision. Adopting from the local shelter not only benefits the animal that is being adopted but the person who adopts them as well. The shelter will also have more space in the…

No Kill Shelters Video

Hello! We are back with a few videos regarding topics in the shelter community. Specifically, my video talks about the differences between no-kill shelters and traditional shelters. I wanted to question if the pros of no-kill shelters really outweighed the cons through using visual presentations. In association with digital activism, I feel like this is…

Don’t breed or buy, while shelter animals die

During the span of these few weeks, my team mates and I have worked on different subtopics based off of the same topic. I chose to talk about puppy mills because not only are they inhumane but this is a current problem that not a lot of people educate themselves about. Creating this presentation, a…

Update on our Petition!!

We have passed our goal of 100 signatures on our petition!! This is utterly unbelievable and amazing because it is quite a lot of people helping us with this cause. On the behalf of my team, I would like to thank all of you who have signed our petition. This is a huge milestone for…

Multi-media Presentation

In spirit of the end of the end of the school year, as a group we have all done multi-media presentations on No kill shelters, puppy mills, and animal shelters. Julianne has focused on the importance of getting No kill shelters to change their policies based off of their policies now. Crystal goes into depth…

Hydrotherapy

Dogs with arthritis, hip dysplasia and recovering post-op surgeries have a new solution to rehabilitate and get stronger, it is caused hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is exercising in water while floating. This helps with animals to exercise and play without putting much weight on their joints, less pain, it can also help with building more strength. When…

Beagles sent to Michigan Humane

Laboratory beagles previously force-fed fungicides and set to be euthanized are now slated to be released to an animal welfare organization after public outcry.Thirty-two beagles will be going to the Michigan Humane Society, which operates adoption centers in the Detroit metropolitan area, within two weeks, spokesman Andy Bissonette told HuffPost. He added that earlier reports…

Why dogs are so good for us.

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
A delightful share. I only recently came across this blog and loved it. There is more and more great stuff about dogs it seems to me. Anyway, I have permission to share it with you. ooOOoo Why you are better off with a Dog… I have always had dogs around…