Tag: Pets

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

On Tuesday, the NBA scored a lot of points with fans of animal rescue.

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

The pets are being fostered by families around the country for Best Friends Animal Society and the nonprofit’s rescue partners.

Valerie Dorian, chief development officer for Best Friends, a national animal welfare

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30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

On Tuesday, the NBA scored a lot of points with fans of animal rescue.

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

The pets are being fostered by families around the country for Best Friends Animal Society and the nonprofit’s rescue partners.

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Valerie Dorian, chief development officer for Best Friends, a national animal

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Dozens of Adoptable Pets Arrive in Massachusetts After Surviving COVID-19 and 2 Hurricanes

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Over three dozen animals have arrived in Massachusetts from St. Thomas looking for a safe haven after surviving both the coronavirus pandemic and two hurricanes.

The 38 animals, a mix of cats and dogs, have struggled to get adopted from The Humane Society of St. Thomas ever since Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma each struck St. Thomas in 2017. And now, the COVID-19 pandemic has crippled tourism to the island, squashing their hopes of being adopted even further.

However, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) has

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Animal rescue group reunites pets with owners after Beirut explosion

Beirut, Lebanon, is still devastated by the Aug. 4 explosion that ripped through the city, killing 190 people and destroying homes and businesses.

More than a month after the blast, a group at the site of the disaster has been working to reunite residents with their animal companions who were lost or displaced.

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At Animals Lebanon, a registered charity that has been organizing rescue operations for animals in Beirut since the explosion, staff and volunteers said they have been searching daily for hundreds of pets at or near the

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Everything you need to keep your pets cool in hot weather

National Review

Bring Back the Bison

On October 11 last year, the World Wildlife Foundation tweeted a video of four bison being released into Badlands National Park. They spill from the trailer at the top of the hill and tumble down into the snowy expanse below, urged on by the ululations of the staffers above. If bison can look happy, these four do. They’d soon link up with the existing Badlands herd of almost 1,200 fellow bison; like cows, they are very social creatures.Typical WWF videos get 3 to 4 million views. This one received 15 million. The discrepancy is

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