— For the exhibit, San Francisco Bay Area artists created portraits, which the new family will get to keep, of the pups. See five of our favorites!
— The Poodle mix with spinal issues needed a lot of help on his road to adoption, but it worked out in the end -- he now has his forever home.
— The book by author Christina Capatides and illustrator Ryan Bauer-Walsh educates the earliest readers about shelter animals and second chances.
— The Chihuahua made news after the shelter talked up how rotten he is, and the right family finally found him.
— Multiple groups rejected me, and now I advocate for more lenient policies to increase pet adoptions.
— The new iPhone app lets people find new pets just like Tinder helps find first dates.
— More than 3,000 U.S. and Canadian schools use the program in which shelter dogs help teach kids social and emotional skills.
— Bagheera the black Collie mix is moving from Italy to England for a better chance at adoption.
— Before signing up, I talked to some experts about what volunteering at a shelter is really like.
— The Petaluma Animal Services shelter was nearly silent after it found homes for all the dogs it had.
— The Helen Woodward Animal Center asks people to light candles in memory of shelter animals.
— The shocking message leads to a website aimed at making Broward County a no-kill community.
— Ares and Zeus became instant friends when they met in an Orlando shelter. But they would have died in that shelter if not for kind-hearted people on the Internet.
— Its volunteers visit shelters around Wilmington, N.C., looking to help dogs who face long odds of being adopted find forever homes.
— Share your shelter dog adoption story with us -- our favorites will get a Dogster tote bag!
— Erin Auerbach has outraged dog lovers with a column saying that she'll never adopt another shelter dog. Here's why she's wrong.
— Some stores have begun putting cutouts of shelter dogs among the furniture, letting patrons see what their home would look like with a pet in it.
— Dumped at a shelter with 5 days to be adopted, this week's miracle nearly didn't make it.
— Sometimes black dogs linger in shelters forever; but sometimes, black coats can be a selling point.
— If allergies, rental agreements, or other factors keep animals from your home, here are ways you can help kids show dogs and cats their love.
— With 100 dogs and cats in its care, HOPE Animal Shelter is fundraising to ward off closing its doors.
— My online pharmacy for pet medications donates 100 percent of net profit to animal rescue efforts.
— The actress is a tireless advocate for animals in need, and her documentary covers everything from puppy mills to the fur trade.
— Actor Lou Wegner founded Kids Against Animal Cruelty to educate his peers about pet responsibility, shelter animals, and spay/neuter.
— With every dog I am given the privilege of training, I thank the shelter dogs for what I know.
— The deluge comes from dogs given as holiday gifts who've been given up by their new owners.
— The rescue group races against the clock to pay for its ambitious project, where dogs are put first.
— Precious Pups has already taken in 32 Chihuahuas, which are among the most euthanized breeds.
— Donating money isn't the only way to help. If you fall into any of these creative niches, chances are your talents are needed!
— In Forks, Wash., the setting for the "Twilight" novels, the Olympic Animal Sanctuary is called a "hellhole" by some but praised by others.
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