“In the end, I’ve got antibodies and a [rescue] dog…” Time magazine names all rescue animals its “2020 Pet of the Year.”

Dogs identified as “pit bulls” are welcome again in Pasco, WA. A proposed federal law would end greyhound racing nationwide. Every dog is adopted from a Georgia shelter. New York “state lawmakers will be given the sacred power to write the ending for each shelter animal.” Chapo spent two years in an animal shelter before being adopted. An analysis of holiday adoptions, fee-waived adoptions, and adoption screening. A look at whether dogs understand human language. And Time magazine names all rescue animals its “2020 Pet of the Year.”

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And, finally, Time names all rescue animals its “2020 Pet of the Year.” In the midst of the worst global health crisis since 1918, the American public turned to shelters and rescue groups like never before, with dramatic results. In Texas, for example, Rosenberg Animal Control and Shelter stayed open as an essential service, called upon the community for help, and the community responded with dramatic results, leaving the shelter empty for the first time in its history: “Big dogs are leaving, behavior cases, cats with special needs… No one is being left behind…” When “Adopt, Don’t Shop” hits the mainstream, our movement has arrived.

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