Category Archives: Animal Advocates

Massive Puppy Mill Raid Leaves 357 Dogs in Rescue

Cherokee County marshals raided a Georgia puppy mill on Tuesday, rescuing up to 500 dogs that were stacked in cages, living in filth, many suffering from health and behavioral problems. Investigations into the breeding operation, owned and operated by Joy Wise, began when a North Carolina woman adopted a Yorkie-Chihuahua puppy from Wise via the…

Loyal Dog Refused to Leave Deceased Owner’s Side

Despite the scorching 100-degree Oklahoma heat, one man’s very best friend stayed fiercely loyal to the end, and beyond. Oklahoma animal control officers were called to the scene of a homeless man’s death when his loyal companion, a Bull Terrier, refused to leave his side, despite having no food or water and suffering in the…

Pet Patrol Keeps an Eye Out for Pets in Hot Cars

The Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre, a sprawling shopping mall in Ontario, is finally doing something about dogs in hot cars. After a successful pilot last summer, Vaughan Mills established their Pet Patrol program. Active during extreme weather days, Pet Patrol officers are positioned in pairs at each main entrance to the mall. A total of ten…

10,000 Dogs Tortured as Part of Annual Yulin Dog-Eating Festival

WARNING: The following post contains graphic material that isn’t suitable for young viewers. Please share with all of your adult friends. Together, we can make a difference in the world. Despite worldwide outcry and repeated efforts by animal activists to put an end to the Yulin Dog Eating Festival, a yearly tradition in Yulin, Guangxi…

5 Phone Numbers Every Dog Owner Should Have Handy

If you’ve got a dog (or, is it that the dog has you?) this is one list you’ll want to print out and keep near the phone. In an emergency, when the internet is down, or if you simply need assistance with your dog from a real, live person, these 5 phone numbers should be…

Take the Pledge to Stop Supporting Puppy Mills

The ASPCA is employing a national fleet of puppy interrogators to help put an end to puppy mills. In the video below, Brownie the Dog is interrogating his owner, Mike, for buying him treats that smell like a pet store that sells puppies. In the end, Mike learns the truth about pet store puppies and…

Petition For a National Animal Abuser Registry

“People who abuse animals are psychologically diminished. They are incapable of forming healthy relationships and are dangerous to society. The correlation between violent criminals and those who abuse animals is nearly perfect. If you know someone who has done this or has talked about abusing animals it is important that they be reported. A child,…

I Found Your Dog and I’m Not Giving Her Back

Two days ago, a battered, beaten, and bloody girl somehow escaped the torture she endured at home, and wandered into the loving arms of a Nashville animal lover. That animal lover showed her, if only for a day, what it meant to be a real dog. Her story is posted below, exactly as she posted…

Manchester Man to Spend 35 Days as a Shelter Dog

One animal activist, dog lover, and shelter volunteer is going to great lengths to bring awareness, support, and much needed money to the Manchester shelter that rescues and rehomes over 4000 dogs each year. Sean LeVegan will live in The Manchester Dogs’ Home for 35 days, the average number of days it takes for a…

Lola’s Legacy: How a Pink Letter Could Put an End to Puppy Mills

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl. Lola was rescued from a puppy mill in October of 2012. A victim of the commercial breeding industry, Lola was born with one eye, had her tail removed, and suffered from a genetic disease due to poor breeding. Because of the amazingly selfless work of National Mill…

Harley & Teddy: 2 Puppy Mill Survivors Rescue 165 Dogs

Two Chihuahuas, Harley and Teddy, both puppy mill survivors, traveled more than 5,000 miles along with National Mill Dog Rescue to spread awareness and truth about the commercial dog breeding industry and along the way, rescued an astounding 165 dogs! Harley, a 13 year old Chihuahua and an iconic figure in the social media world,…

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