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Archive of posts published in the category: Blog Posts

What Shelters Owe Traumatized Animals

The newest free guide from the No Kill Advocacy Center.

Making Shelter Dogs Happy

Healthy bodies, healthy minds, healthy relationships. And sniff holes.

Legislating No Kill Delaware-Style

Delaware Animal Services, which provides animal control sheltering throughout the State of Delaware, saved 89% of cats, 93% of dogs, and 98% of other animals.

Best Day Ever

45,000 animals who otherwise faced being killed were adopted in a single day, emptying shelters across the country, erasing one week’s worth of killing in the U.S., and making it the safest day for homeless animals in America ever.

New Jersey 2015

Following nationwide trends, lifesaving is up in the Garden State.

Is Portland No Kill?

The short answer is no.

Lifesaving is Up in Michigan

The No Kill Advocacy Center, my organization, just finished analyzing sheltering statistics for the state of Michigan and I am glad to report that following nationwide trends, the percentage of animals leaving shelters alive increased over 2014.

Can we make fish happy?

We’re trying to give our rescued fish the best possible life, but I’m at a loss.

Colorado 2015

86% of Colorado dogs were saved, 83% of cats were saved, 74% of birds, 87% of rabbits, 85% of “pocket pets” (other small mammals), 96% of reptiles, 83% of fish and “farmed” animals.

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness

A toast to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness… for all of Earth’s creatures.