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Every dog has its day. And, in Westport, that day is Saturday. Saturday will be “Top Dog Day” in town, a celebration of local canines by the group, Westport Animal Shelter Advocates, a non-profit dedicated to the care and shelter of abandoned or lost animals in Fairfield County.

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Search and Rescue dog, Pearl, will be honored as the ASPCA’s 2010 Dog of the Year at The Annual Humane Awards Luncheon on Thursday, November 11, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. The ceremony recognizes animal heroes who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts, as well as individuals who have made a significant impact on the lives of animals during the past year.

Artwork by dogs, cats to benefit Dearborn shelter

Collectors of unusual artwork could have a new outlet for their interests in metro Detroit thanks to cats such as 4-year-old Duncan and 21/2-year-old Isadora. The Friends for the Dearborn Animal Shelter plans to auction four paintings created by the shelter’s dogs and cats, including Duncan and Isadora, during the shelter’s Black Tie and Tails event Friday.

Police to be trained on canine responses

The City’s police officers will learn how to more appropriately respond to animals, just like their East Bay counterparts, after police killed a family dog in Oakland while responding to a burglary call. Police Chief George Gascón has asked The City’s Vicious and Dangerous Animal Unit, which for…

The Secret of Wet Dogs’ Shake-Drying Discovered [Video]

# science If want to know how fast a wet dog should shake in order to dry, you must watch this video. If you don’t want to, you must watch anyway: It’s full of cute furry animals shaking in slow motion. More;

Montgomery County adopt a pet

Montgomery County Humane Society has hundreds of dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, reptiles and livestock available for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, 14645 Rothgeb Dr., Rockville. If you have lost a pet or are interested in a possible adoption, animals can be seen at the shelter…

Find a pet at the Nash County Animal Shelter

You can save a life at the Nash County Animal Shelter in Nashville. Walk in, pick out a dog or a cat. Commit to taking care of vaccinations. Walk out a hero.

A party that’s gone to the dogs

MENANDS — Get into the spooky spirit with your pet while helping homeless animals on Oct. 26 at the Lazy Dog Cookie Co. Inc’s inaugural Haunted Hound Halloween Costume Party.

Wayne Pacelle: Special Delivery: 1,800 Miles with 18 Rescued Dogs

No other animal protection organization in the country has done more to combat dogfighting than The Humane Society of the United States. We are the…

Valley no-kill animal shelter celebrates 1st anniversary

Officials in the Mat-Su Borough are celebrating the continued operation of its no-kill animal shelter.

The Haven sponsors National Pet Adoption Weekend Sept. 11- 12

Fairhope, Ala.- You can help a homeless pet find love during the PetSmart Charities Second Chance for Love National Adoption Weekend this Sept. 11-12. Hill’s Science Diet Brand and PetSmart are the proud sponsors of this adoption event, which will be held in all 1,149 PetSmart stores in the United States and Canada.

Fashions help ‘raise the woof’

The North Platte Telegraph It wouldn’t normally be a good thing to hear about a fashion show that went to the dogs, but Saturday’s Rescues and Runways show at the Platte River Mall was the exception.

Animal Services Authority expected to approve new general manager in special meeting

SANTA CRUZ – The board that governs the county’s Animal Services Authority will hold a special meeting Monday morning to vote on whether to approve a new general manager.

Students donate book proceeds to animal shelter

WILTON — Students from Academy Hill School donated the proceeds from the sale of their book, “Welcome to Wilton,” to the Franklin County Animal Shelter on Thursday.

Franklin County Boy Scout completes his Eagle project

Life Scout Stefan Johansson recently completed his Eagle Scout Leadership Project. Over the summer, the 15-year-old member of Boy Scout Troop 127 of Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, Chambersburg, revitalized a trail at the future home of Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter.

Video shows 13 wolves near Rhinelander

Evidence of Wisconsin’s burgeoning population of gray wolves has been posted in a YouTube video.

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