Month: May 2011

Lee County shelter seeks cat cages

Lee County, South Carolina A non-profit organization working to help improve conditions for animals at the Lee County Animal Shelter are seeking large cages for cats there. Bishop Animal Rescue Krew (click here for Bark’s facebook page) is coordinating efforts to secure heavy duty, washable, stainless steel cages, similar to

More Voices Call Out for Shelter Reform

Let’s stop neglect, abuse at animal shelters – CHRISTIE KEITH, Special to SF Gate   “If you’re tempted to dismiss the situation at MAS as an aberration, think again. Other animal control facilities may not have webcams in their backrooms, but volunteers and animal rescuers frequently report abuse and neglect

Celebrities Asked to Get On Board Against Puppy Mills

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher with almost 11 million twitter followers between them are being asked to tweet against puppy mills. Main Line Animal Rescue is sponsoring billboards in Los Angeles and asking celebrity Tweeters to help spread the word about puppy mills.  A billboard on the corner of Lankershim

Michael Vick’s House to Atone for Former Owners’ Sins

SURRY, Virginia – Animal rescuers at Dogs Deserve Better have their eyes set on the house that Philadelphia Eagles Michael Vick ran his illegal dog fighting ring "Bad Newz Kennels" from, and are raising the money to purchase the property and transform it into a new and improved dog rescue

Kern County Special Projects Manager Fired: “pursued change too aggressively”

Click here to sign petition to reinstate Kimberly Mullins Kern County kills hundreds upon hundreds of dogs and cats every single week.  The “shelter” is located right smack dab in the center of puppy mill row, California.  This story is typical of what no kill proponents face every day in

8th Graders Run 2nd Annual Fundraising Drive to Help Animal Rescuers

An “under” tapped resource for the rescue community, children are inherent animal lovers who are always willing to work hard to help save animals otherwise destined to die. Gale Carroccia, Johnston Patch The second annual St. Rocco School animal rescue drive was held on May 9 through 13 to benefit