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Nurseries Give Newborn Kittens A New Chance At Life

Gallery: A behind-the-scenes look at how some American animal shelters and rescues are starting kitten nurseries to ensure newborn felines remain healthy until adoption.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
September 30th, 2016

UPDATE: Los Angeles commercial pet sales ban passes vote

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to pass a proposed Los Angeles ordinance banning the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders. A council meeting regarding the ban was held October 24, with the ordinance earning strong support and an initial vote of 12-2. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported […]

by DogTime Staff
November 2nd, 2012

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 only […]

by DogTime Staff
October 10th, 2012
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