6 Ways to Help Local Shelters Without Committing to Full-Time Pet Parenthood
Adoption isn’t for everyone — here are other ways you can be there for animals in need.
5 Places Where Therapy Dogs Do Their Best Work
At airports, hospitals, schools, and more, therapy dogs make things better.
How to Help Dogs and Cats Affected by the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria
Here is a list of orgs sending resources, so you can help from where you are.
CARE Is Amplifying BIPOC Voices to Keep People and Pets Together
“We don’t consider what we are doing animal welfare work. We are taking a holistic approach to well-being for animals and humans.”
“My Pit Bull is Family” Fights for the Big Little Guys
The fair-housing org’s journey from bumper stickers to databases.
11 Holiday Gifts Shelter Pets Are Wishing For
Animals without homes for the holidays have still been good boys and girls. Giving them toys will give you all the feels.
17 Pet Charities to Donate to This Giving Tuesday
A way to pay it forward to our furry friends.
Designer Celine Benz’s Dog Loves His Emotional Support Burgers
Don’t we all.
How to Help the Dogs Saved From the Largest Dog-Fighting Ring in South Carolina’s History
Here’s here you can donate to help these pups — plus who to call if you know more information.
Mission Meow Has a Clever (Cat-Like) Approach to Fundraising
Because rescue kitties deserve your crowdfunding cash, too.
New Legislation Proposes the Ban of Shock Collars in New York
New York Rep. Linda Rosenthal’s new bill puts pups first.
4,000 Beagles Rescued from a Research Facility Are In Need of Homes
It’s one paw in front of the other for some of these dogs, who are adjusting to what it means to finally be safe.
Create a Neighborhood Dog Park and Win Over All the Local Pups
The hottest club in your neighborhood is...the dog park.
Bernadette Peters Brings Adoptable Dogs to Broadway
Talking to Tony winner and Broadway Barks founder Bernadette Peters on her nonprofit’s star-studded adoption event.
Tennis Star Denis Shapovalov Started an Animal Rescue
“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.”
8 Creative Ways to Donate to Shelters (Without Spending a Dime)
From upcycling linens to handing down used toys, you can help animals in need and prevent waste.
Dr. Kwane Hits the Streets to Treat Unhoused People’s Pets
“The Street Vet” on his heroic work and how you can help.
Does Your Dog Have Therapy Dog Potential?
Renowned animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell, PhD, on what it takes to be a great therapy dog.
Victoria Lily Shaffer Wrote the Book on Dog Rescue
How the author and founder of Pup Culture Rescue is fusing her experience in the entertainment industry with her passion for animal advocacy.
6 Things to Know Before Fostering a Cat
Ready to make a difference in a kitten’s life?
What Happens After You Sign a Petition Anyway?
Three animal rights attorneys on what it takes to ban puppy mills and other ways to get involved in animal advocacy.
The Foggy Dog Takes a Sunny Approach to Sustainability
Founder Rose Shattuck on her thoughtfully designed pet essentials and accessories — made locally and sustainably.
Pit Stop: Comedy for a Good Cause in NYC This Sunday
Comedy and advocacy will come together on stage at Stand Up for Pits’ fundraiser at Gotham Comedy Club this weekend.
Australian Vet Dr. Lachlan Campbell on Saving Animals 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.
It’s Officially “Kitten Season”
Hannah Shaw, a.k.a. Kitten Lady, on how you can help with the springtime arrival of orphaned kittens.
How TNR Is Helping Outdoor Cats
Trap-Neuter-Return is the most humane way to keep stray cat populations in check. Here’s how it works.
How to Claim Your Foster Pet on Your Taxes
That’s right, you can write off all those puppy toys (and pee pads).
How Cold is Too Cold for Outdoor Cats?
Be a good neighbor and learn to spot the signs of frostbite in community cats.
Meet Nastya Tikhaya — the Hero Saving Disabled Dogs in Ukraine
After this image went viral last week, a reporter tracked down Irpin’s intrepid animal rescuer.
How You Can Help Ukraine’s Animals
These Ukrainian rescue organizations need our support. Here’s how to get it to them ASAP.
A Cat Lover’s Guide to NYC
A cat-friendly guide to cafés, spas, shops, and hotels that’d make anyone purr.
Sterling “TrapKing” Davis is Going Global
The rapper-turned-trapper quit his music career to start a cat rescue, has saved the lives of thousands of strays, and is promoting diversity in the animal welfare world. This spring, he’s taking things international.
Let’s Be Like Betty White
Reflecting on the cultural legend’s decade-spanning pet enthusiasm and wildlife advocacy. Plus, how to take part in the #BettyWhiteChallenge!
How Flatbush Cats is Saving Brooklyn’s Strays
Ad agency strategist Will Zweigart founded a nonprofit to tackle the neighborhood’s street cat epidemic.
10 Ways Animal Shelters are Upping Their Game
New trends we can totally get behind.
A Rescue Kitten Cafe Opens in Venice...and It’s Called Tiny Beans
Adoptable kittens, nitro cold brew, and beach vibes? On my way...
How to Help Animals Impacted by Hurricane Ida
Hundreds of dogs, cats, and rabbits have been evacuated. These front-line organizations need donations, fosters, and adopters.
What Happens When Kids Read Books With Dogs
Spoiler alert: it’s more than just cute.
How to Start an Animal Rescue
If you are ready to take the plunge and start your own dog or cat rescue, this guide will help you set up a successful non-profit.
Keeping Finn’s Henry Friedman Calls From the Road to Talk Van Life & Dog Rescue
“I do enjoy this nomadic lifestyle, but we don’t just go to Mexico to enjoy the beaches. We’re there to help dogs, make donations, make a difference — which, for me, adds a lot more meaning to traveling around in a van.”
What it’s Like to Raise a Guide Dog Puppy
A volunteer with Guide Dogs for the Blind shares her experience.
Maui Humane Society’s Innovative Programs Unite Dogs and Island Visitors
This shelter program gives its dogs a day of fun, hanging with a vacationer who’s primed to go out and explore.
Stress Busting Benefits of Airport Therapy Dogs
These working dogs calm harried travelers.
11 Things I Learned Volunteering at an Animal Shelter
You too can get rescued by shelter animals.
The Beagle Freedom Project
Helps ease retired lab Beagles into new lives, and a whole new world.
Give Back and Vacation Abroad with Purpose
See the world, indulge in new experiences, and save animal lives.
Once Surrendered Shelter Pups Save Lives as Search-and-Rescue Dogs
Learn how the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation trains abandoned shelter pups to become SAR dogs.
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