animal shelters

  • Los Angeles considers 3-year ban on commercial pet sales

    Los Angeles considers 3-year ban on commercial pet sales

    In the past few years, animal shelters in the city of Los Angeles have taken in a record number of relinquished, unwanted, and abandoned pets. In 2009, Stray Cat Alliance board member Missy Woodward told the Los Angeles Daily News that rescue organizations have become overwhelmed since the economic downturn. “The rescue groups are not […]

  • Prevent euthanasia for 500 Gulf animals — vote every day in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge

    Prevent euthanasia for 500 Gulf animals — vote every day in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge

    Though it’s been over six months since the BP oil spill, the first thing you see on the homepage of Louisiana’s St. Bernard’s Parish animal shelter is this: The BP Oil Spill disaster has had a devastating effect on the animals of St. Bernard Parish.  Dogs and cats by the scores are being surrendered to […]

  • ASPCA partners with DogTime to list adoptable animals on their website

    ASPCA partners with DogTime to list adoptable animals on their website

    Yeah, I know – I’m a goofy, emotional “animal person.” But right now I’m extra verklempt because this is a big day for my employer, DogTime.com.  And it’s a huge day for shelter dogs and cats around the country. For the first time in its history, the ASPCA is now listing adoptable animals, nation wide, […]