Archive for the ‘Animal Rescue and Welfare’ category

Useful Tips for Winter Puppy Care

November 22nd, 2010

There’s never a bad time to adopt a puppy. That being said, caring for a puppy in the winter presents unique challenges. The holidays are fast approaching and, amid the hustle and bustle, many people choose to adopt a new puppy into their homes during the holiday season. If you are the proud pet parent of…

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Should Pit Bulls Live Or Die?

November 13th, 2010

HOUSTON – Local 2 Investigates is looking into the grim debate about pit bulls in Houston. Should they live or die? The answer depends on what shelter receives the pit bull. One side says the dogs can still make good pets. The other believes pit bulls are just too dangerous to return back into our…

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In the scorching summer heat, Deborah Hoffman can be found patrolling a section of Houston, Texas, that she’s dubbed “The Corridor of Cruelty.” Imagine being a dog that has been starved and abused or used for fighting. Then, when your owner realizes just how sick or injured you are, you’re dumped in Houston’s infamous Corridor…

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Each year more than 10 million pets are lost, and, according to the American Humane Association, only about 17% of lost dogs and 2% of lost cats ever find their owners. Nearly 20 million pets are euthanized each year because their owners cannot be located. If your pet is microchipped, there is a much greater…

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