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Purebred Dogs Ending Up As Dog Meat Delicacies

by Haley Anderson

  South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the popularity of animal companions, with the “pet industry” currently valued at 2 trillion won (approximately $1.7 billion). Sadly this has gone hand-in-hand with an increase in, animal cruelty. As is the case throughout the world, when the idea of animal companions gains popularity before animal […]

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The Long Road to Recovery

by Bob Price

This is Josie. For most of her life, Josie was probably used as a hunting dog, just another tool in a hunter’s cruel bag of tricks. Sadly, when the hunt was over, Josie was left to fend for herself on the side of a lonely gravel road. When rescue workers from In Defense of Animals’ […]

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Rescued from Abuse… But Still Fighting for Life

by Bob Price

  Heartworm in dogs is an often lethal affliction. Untreated, spaghetti-like roundworms grow and work their way through the chambers of dogs’ hearts and into the arteries of their lungs, killing the poor victims as their hearts struggle and eventually fail to meet their bodies’ need for blood. Heartworm is a serious and scary affliction, […]

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Thirty-one Dogs

by Bob Price

Thirty-one dogs at Hope Animal Sanctuary urgently need medical treatment. Thirty-one beautiful dogs – all of whom we rescued from horrific abuse and neglect – have tested heart-worm-positive.  They require costly emergency treatment to cure them so they can be welcomed into forever homes. There’s Annie Mae, found abandoned and dazed by the side of […]

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Save The Bees!

by Ryan Murphy

  Bees, our small friends who play a vital role in pollinating the flowers that become the fruits and vegetables we all need to survive, are still under attack, and their numbers are so reduced that extinction is a very real threat to their continued existence. Strong evidence shows that widely-used neonicotinoid insecticides harm bees […]

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Taxi Full of Stolen Dogs Intercepted in Vietnam

by Melissa Flower

  Families with dog and cat companions throughout Vietnam have to remain vigilant at all times. Thieves, usually on motorbike, are known to be operating throughout the country poisoning, electrocuting and stealing both stray and companion dogs and cats to sell for the dog and cat meat trade. Most recently, a group of such thieves […]

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Give Thanks for Humane Dog Control in India!

by Haley Anderson

  India is home to millions of street dogs. It is almost impossible to get an accurate count, but the World Health Organization has estimated the number at approximately 25 million. That’s a lot of dogs. Attempting to manage the number and health of so many dogs is a large undertaking. Add various human-dog conflicts […]

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India Bans Import of Dogs for Breeding

by Haley Anderson

  As India experiences one of the hottest summers on record, the Director General of Foreign Trade just took a positive step forward to protect dogs in India by banning the import of dogs for breeding. While the street dogs of India are able to endure the heat, many purebred dogs, such as Siberian huskies, […]