— Once a status symbol in China, costing as much as $250,000, the dogs are now being sold for their meat. It’s important to remember, though, that breed fads are also a problem in the U.S.
— When the stray Greyhound-Saluki mix showed up at a grocery store, no one imagined he'd end up as a therapy dog for the elderly.
— New to Fulton County Animal Services, the 24-year-old clearly loves his job.
— Volunteer pilots will fly the dogs and cats from Southern California to no-kill shelters in the Pacific Northwest -- and the group hopes to transport 6,000 total this year.
— You can help push the problem into the national spotlight by taking part in the ASPCA's National Dog Fighting Awareness hashtag campaign.
— A photo of Chester with a sign asking for help goes viral on Facebook and gets the dog adopted.
— The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel now lives the dream in New York City, modeling for Karen Walker Eyewear and other brands.
— Nina Louise disappeared from her home over a year ago. Last weekend, she came back when law enforcement busted a cockfighting operation.
— The stray dog would not die, and now she's getting all the love and attention she was denied.
— The famed pet rock rescue (and full-service landscaping outfit) wants to put a pet rock in every home (or flowerbed).
— But first, Angels Among Us seeks a foster to love, dote on, and acclimate Daijon to life as a pet.
— After years of killing stray dogs and cats after only 10 days in a shelter, Madrid has made the decision to become a no-kill city.
— Operation Houston wants to map the city's nearly one million stray dogs in order to guide rescuers to their locations and better address the problem.
— The dog thought he was going to play; instead, he was abandoned with a note around his neck.
— Humane Society International worked with the farmer to shutter his gruesome 20-year operation and to transition into produce farming.
— Her rescuers thought Chuda would spend her life in a cart, but this little puppy is determined to walk on her own.
— The California shelter labels Chihuahuas with their exact breed mix, promoting individual traits and creating catchy new breed names.
— Angelique Schornstein moved to Baja 25 years ago and has since saved thousands of strays and pets.
— My dog uses his own kind of March Madness to make NCAA Tournament selections. Hint: Mascots factor into his picks.
— He once lived in a tiny cage, but now the Shih Tzu-Maltese mix has a wonderful life thanks to Rosie the Chihuahua.
— No scandal here -- Young's passion for dog rescue and adoption is real! After all, she was adopted.
— Osborne, frontman of the legendary sludge metal band, tells us about his lifetime love of dogs and his current pack.
— After seeing the comfort he gave a dying fellow rescue, a family across the country adopted the Miniature Pincher-Chihuahua, now 17.
— The book-and-toy set, created by Laurie Brown-Nagin, gives shelter dogs a friendly face. Plus, all her profits go to animal shelters!
— Ever heard of a Chi-rex? What about a chicken-wing Chihuahua? Meet Little Miss Birdee Smalls!
— Edna's of Asheville takes its name from the owners' prized Pug, who greets customers and helps out with animal rescue fundraisers.
— Thanks to the Lowndes County Humane Society and a dedicated foster family, the Border Collie pups are now thriving in their forever homes.
— After adopting a resource-guarding Basset-Hound Lab from Wayside Waifs, Greg Connally found a delicious way to thank the group.
— The Pit Bull was dumped at a shelter with a bullet in his spine at just nine weeks old; now he helps his human educate others about animal abuse.
— The tragic case of domestic-abuse victim Christy Mack got me thinking about her dogs and the pets of other survivors; fortunately, one shelter has a way to help.
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