Humane Society, Rescues & Shelters

Countless are the number of dogs waiting out their days at an animal shelter or rescue, and sometimes the best friends are those waiting for a second chance. Here you will find out where you can go to

Black Dog Syndrome star
Black Dog Syndrome is the name given to the struggle faced by countless black dogs looking for homes across the country. Often overlooked, black dogs are notoriously difficult to find homes for -- so difficult, that some shelters will turn them away. Find out why.

Different Types of Animal Shelters star
Not all shelters are created equal, and before you surrender that stray dog, it's best to know the differences and choose the one that will give him the best chance at a happy home.

Helping Out at Your Local Shelter star
In the spirit of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, here's some ideas on how you can make a difference in the lives of shelter animals and the people who so diligently care for them.

Recognizing Animal Abuse and What to Do star
Every year, countless dogs are abused, starved, beaten. The warning signs of abuse aren't always clear, so learn what to look for and what to do about it.

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