April 26th is Help a Horse Day

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ASPCA

ASPCA

In 1866 on April 26th, a man named Henry Bergh rescued a horse from being beaten by his cart driver. This resulted in the very first successful arrest for the abuse of a horse. Many may not realize this, but horses are extremely intelligent and very sensitive animals. The ASPCA has played a very large part in the protection and advocacy for horses by rescuing them and assisting in domesticating those who are wild. They do this through legislation and targeted grants. (more…)

Animals have rights: The truth about puppy mill breeding

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Just wanted to share exactly what a “puppy mill” is for those so called friends who say that there is no clear definition of a “puppy mill.” READY? CALL your local pet shop. Ask where they get their puppies. They will tell you “from reputable breeders.” This is a LIE TO DECEIVE the customer.

How is puppy milling different than reputable breeding? (more…)

2014 Olympics: USA won 28 medals & rescued 10 Sochi street dogs from death

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Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images

Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics may be over, but the accomplishments that the United States made are still continuing. Not only did Americans bring home a total of 28 amazing medals, but according to Time Magazine, they rescued and brought home many animals as well.

It has been reported that Russian authorities were killing animals before the games. Luckily, some of the strays avoided death by being saved by American animal lovers and brought back to Washington D.C. There, these four legged friends are getting ready to be adopted by loving homes. This is being coordinated by the Washington Animal Rescue League. (more…)