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Pet Adoption Videos That Don’t Make Me Want to Kill Myself (But Do Make Me a Little Sad)

Tweet First things first. I love the Shelter Pet Project, a joint effort of the Ad Council, Maddie’s Fund, and the Humane Society of the United States  to end the euthanasia of healthy animals. I wrote a three-part series about it a couple of years ago. In Part 1, I covered the first phase of […]
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The Shelter Pet Project, Pt. 3: The Future

Tweet “Our goal is to end the euthanasia of dogs and cats in America that are healthy and treatable. To do that we have to place 2.7 million more dogs and cats this year than we did in the previous year: that means 4 more adoptions per week per animal organization in the United States. […]
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Not-So-Sweet Charity, 2

Tweet My condemnation of PETA in my last post created a bit of confusion that I’d like to clear up:  I didn’t intend to give anyone the impression that animal welfare causes in general are not worth supporting because they’re all corrupt. And I don’t believe that such overall worthy organizations as the ASPCA should […]
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Dogs shouldn’t suffer for Leona’s sins

Tweet Leona Helmsley is a public relations nightmare. Notoriously high-handed, she was dubbed the “Queen of Mean” by employees at the hotel empire her husband, Harry, built. She famously remarked, “Only the little people pay taxes” — before she went to jail for tax evasion. In her will, she left bupkis to two of her […]
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