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This Week in Animal Rights (July 15, 2019)

Grace, at the Landmark theater in Atlanta, was the guest of honor for the screening…

No Kill Know How: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation

In America today, dogs and cats are more than just our best friends, they are…

Amazing Grace

I am sorry to report that Amazing Grace has died after a long battle with…

This Week in Animal Rights (July 8, 2019)

Michigan has more communities placing over 90% of dogs and cats in its shelters than…

California Widens Safety Net for Animals

When I was in charge of community programs at the San Francisco SPCA back in…

The Single Biggest Success of the Modern Animal Protection Movement

There’s been a 90% drop in the pound killing of U.S. dogs and cats since…

New Court Ruling Gives Voice to the Voiceless

Animals in “shelters” and pounds have no voice of their own and need others to speak…

When “Lifesaving” is a Euphemism

“Euthanasia,” “put to sleep,” even the word “shelter” is a euphemism. But “saving lives”? Many…

This Week in Animal Rights (July 1, 2019)

Lita is available for adoption at the Chippewa County, MI, shelter. In 2018, it reported…

Sylvester? Nay, Marshmallow

In a case involving custody of a cat, a New York Court let the kitty…