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No Fee Adoptions, Shelter Killing, and the Abuse of Valerie

Valerie, a dog adopted from a shelter during a no-fee adoption event, has ended up…

New analysis: No Kill-level live release rates are consistent with public safety

I previously reported that in Austin, TX, the killing of dogs deemed “aggressive” has declined…

Is Long Beach, CA, Mayor Robert Garcia violating the constitutional rights of shelter reform advocates?

On behalf of the No Kill Advocacy Center, I’ve asked the Los Angeles County District…

Free to a Good Home

If you have not yet seen it, Redemption, my documentary about the No Kill revolution…

Pets are Family Fair Housing Act

Announcing the “Pets are Family Fair Housing Act,” the latest FREE guide and model legislation…

Contracting for No Kill

Too many shelters are not voluntarily implementing the No Kill Equation, the series of programs…

Flying the Unfriendly Skies of United

It’s bad enough that United Airlines killed a small dog by forcing a passenger to…

Ask Me Anything: Breeding Edition

I get a lot of questions and comments about animals on a wide variety of…

In Defense of Puppy Mill Rescuers (With Caveat)

A Policy Discussion About The Washington Post’s Bombshell Report Jack, purchased at auction by National…

Profiting on the Backs of Animals

A recent article in a Florida newspaper claimed that, “Local ordinances targeting pet stores in…