Animal Advocacy

As pet lovers, it is our responsibility to speak up for the animals that can’t speak for themselves. Whether it’s a mass pet rescue or changing animal rights legislation, we’ll cover it right here.

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Meet Esther the Wonder Pig, the 595-Pound Pig Turned Family Pet and Farm Animal Advocate
This pig-fluencer may not look like your typical pet, but she loves just the same.
Sure, Gus Kenworthy Is an Olympic Medalist, but Have You Met His Dog Birdie?
The professional skier is celebrating National Dog Day by raising awareness about animal adoption, and we couldn't love him more.
Heroic Sheriff's Deputies Risk Their Safety to Rescue Trapped Dogs From Burning Trailer
The deputies didn’t expect to find dogs at the scene of the fire. Thankfully, they were able to pull them to safety just in time.
Free Veterinary Services Help Pet Parents Experiencing Homelessness
Pets give love and affection freely to their humans regardless of income or housing status. But with vet visits often a costly expense, finding affordable vet care can be incredibly difficult. Thankfully, several organizations across the country have stepped up to provide judgment-free care to these animals and their owners.
Heroic Pit Bull Saves His Owner’s Life By Alerting Good Samaritan to Medical Emergency
One year after being rescued from the streets of El Paso, the former stray returned the favor by saving his owner.
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Boston Cops Propose Law That Would Allow Emergency Responders to Transport Injured Police Dogs
The bill, titled "Nero's Law," is dedicated to the pooch who "never gave up trying to protect his fallen hero," Sgt. Sean Gannon
City of Austin Bans Cat Declawing
Under the new ordinance, cat owners will only be allowed to declaw their cats if the surgery has benefits to their physical health.

Petco to Stop Selling Electronic Shock Collars, Encourages 'Fear'-Free Training Methods

"Shock collars have been shown to increase fear, anxiety, and stress in dogs," Petco CEO Ron Coughlin explained