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Learn about the people making a difference for animals and what you can do to lend a hand, too.

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Rachael Ziering walked away from a career on Broadway to make the pet adoption process more inclusive.

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“With ShapoShelter, we’re going to highlight the stories of these poor animals that can’t tell their own stories in the hopes of finding them new homes.”

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From upcycling linens to handing down used toys, you can help animals in need and prevent waste.

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“The Street Vet” on his heroic work and how you can help.

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The state passed a bill that will end the inhumane breeding and transport process. 

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How the author and founder of Pup Culture Rescue is fusing her experience in the entertainment industry with her passion for animal advocacy.

Hope Reiner smiling at the camera seated in a brown chair hugging a Golden Retriever rescue dog named Oliver

Co-founder Hope Reiners on designing sustainable pet products and donating 100% of the profits to animal rescues.

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The Insta-famous cat dad on fostering 40 kittens, changing stereotypes, and everything you need to know about adopting.

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Christopher Furlong is helping fleeing pets and people tell their stories.

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Spend your hard-earned cash on fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands that support worthy causes.

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A new study found that a dog’s breed accounts for less than 10 percent of their behavior.

The Wildest's cover star Hannah Shaw smiling at the camera behind a cat tower with two kittens sitting on top of it

The lion-hearted animal advocate on rescuing her first kitten in a tree, designing an orphaned animal nursery, and becoming an Instagram sensation.

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Three animal rights attorneys on what it takes to ban puppy mills and other ways to get involved in animal advocacy.

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On the prowl for a new career path? A director at the Humane Society has some pro tips.

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Comedy and advocacy will come together on stage at Stand Up for Pits’ fundraiser at Gotham Comedy Club this weekend.

dr lachlan campbell australian vet in ukraine

Bombs, mines, and military checkpoints won’t stop him from evacuating animals from Irpin and running a pop-up vet clinic in Lviv for refugees and their pets.

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“We don’t consider what we are doing animal welfare work. We are taking a holistic approach to well-being for animals and humans.” 

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The Make Mine Chocolate Campaign is all for the adoption of rabbits — on every day other than Easter.

Zach Skow posing with a dog and a skateboard.

The founder of Marley’s Mutts and the Pawsitive Change Program on fighting for the underdog, creating hope for people and pets, and rescuing animals from California to Kabul.

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Hannah Shaw, a.k.a. Kitten Lady, on how you can help with the springtime arrival of orphaned kittens.

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Trap-Neuter-Return is the most humane way to keep stray cat populations in check. Here’s how it works.