Category Archives: Events

NKLA Adoption Weekend a Success

The NKLA Adoption Weekend, hosted by Best Friends Animal Society at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, CA helped over 400 animals head to forever homes this past weekend. The Hancock … Continue reading

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Million Pibble March in DC

Rebecca Corry organized the Million Pibble—an affectionate term for Pit Bulls—to demonstrate against breed-specific legislation (BSL) which took place this past weekend. “Today we are sending the message to legislators on the federal, … Continue reading

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It’s National Dog Day!

Did you know today is National Dog Day (also know as International Dog Day & National Dog Appreciation Day)? Well, it is! According the the National Dog Day website, “National Dog Day is … Continue reading

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Wash Your Dog to Help Veterans

This Sunday is National Wash Your Dog Day—an event being held in 29 cities across the country to raise money for organizations who provide service dogs to military veterans. Behind the event is … Continue reading

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Ugly Dog Contest Contenders

The 2013 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating its 25th year at 6pm on Friday, June 20 in Petaluma, CA at the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds. The winner walks away with a trophy, $1,500 … Continue reading

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Puppy Bowl Update: Root For The Rescues!

As entertainment goes, Animal Planet’s puppy-strewn spoof of the SuperBowl is fluff. But among rescue groups, the faux game helps save lives, since the 63 pup players are all deserving rescue dogs. Meet … Continue reading

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A Christmas Miracle at Macy’s

Santa’s not the only one getting attention at Macy’s in San Francisco. Every day through New Year’s the San Francisco ASPCA will have dogs up for adoption in a special display there. Macy’s … Continue reading

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