Posts By: Karen Scholl

You Can Help Fight the Puppy Mill Problem

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As American Humane reports on another dramatic puppy mill rescue—89 dogs living in a 10 x 60 foot trailer and 166 dogs living in a small house in Washington state, many of whom were severely ill—we are reminded that puppy mills are still a major problem in the U.S. Since retail pet stores mainly source their animals […]

American Humane Rescues Pets from Hurricane Florence Flood Waters

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  When natural disasters strike, we are comforted to know—and honored to support—the organizations that devote themselves to helping our pets. As residents in the Carolinas fled inland for safety in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, American Humane’s first responders headed straight for the targeted areas and successfully evacuated animals from shelters along the South Carolina […]

Why Are So Many People Adopting Senior Dogs?

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The word is out! While cute little puppies are hard to resist, more and more people are leaving shelters with senior dogs in tow—lovable, loyal, life-wise companions. Here’s why: All the love without all the …. Senior dogs already know how to cuddle—they also already know where NOT to go to the bathroom and what […]