Category Archives: Animal Advocates

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,…

Airsoft Team Rescues Puppies Thrown into Tar Pit

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The Axios Airsoft Group of Antofagasta, Chile, were suited up and ready to start shooting last January when they heard strange cries coming from nearby and stopped to investigate. What they found would shock the world. As shown in the video below, a group of heroic Airsoft players came to the rescue of two dogs…

How to Celebrate National Dog Day: August 26

Throughout the year, there are days designated to celebrate mothers and fathers, grandparents, bosses, and secretaries. But today is our most favorite special dedication day! It’s National Dog Day! On August 26th of each year, take the time to both honor your own four-legged friends, and do something special for those still looking for a…

50,000 Stray Dogs Roam Detroit as Human Population Dwindles

Detroit, once the epicenter of American auto manufacturing, formerly a major global hub of commerce and industry, is now suffering through the worst economic collapse that any single city in this nation has ever seen. As more and more residents flee the once thriving Motor City – the population has dropped from 1.8 million to…

Coach Barry Switzer Rescues Dog From Hot Car

While he helped the Dallas Cowboys win the Super Bowl and led his Oklahoma Sooners to 3 national titles, perhaps former NFL coach, Barry Switzer’s greatest contribution is his dedication to animal rescue and his love for dogs. A few days ago, Coach Switzer spotted a Rottweiler puppy sitting alone in a sweltering hot van….

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