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  • Aug
  • 11

Dogs Can Die Chained in the Sun

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For a dog confined to a pen or chained outside without shelter, the sweltering heat and raging storms of summer are more than just miserable: They can be life-threatening. While we all believe that dogs deserve to live indoors and be treated like family, nothing makes a bigger difference to a dog who is forced […]

  • Mar
  • 7

Why These Dog Advocates Support PETA’s Doghouse Program

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You and I would never dream of leaving our dogs outside 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Our dogs are members of our families. Who treats their friends like a discarded toy or forgotten bicycle, left out in the rain? Unfortunately, lots of people do. And in many parts […]

  • Dec
  • 4

When “Home” Means Anything but Warmth and Comfort

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You’d probably throw away old mattresses or exercise equipment, but such castoffs are the only things standing between these dogs and the next snowstorm.

  • Dec
  • 4

PETA Presents: Holiday Gifts That Make an Impression … and a Difference

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As the holiday season approaches, I find myself repeating the same two questions in my head: What did I give people last year, and what in the world am I going to give them this year? PETA to the rescue! No need to worry about what to get that distant relative whose name you’ve drawn […]

  • Nov
  • 27

Be an Angel This Holiday Season

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The lonely dog sitting on a patch of dirt in the bitter cold with a heavy chain pulling at his or her neck isn’t enjoying life—that dog is miserable, just as you or I would be if we were left out in the ice, snow, and freezing temperatures of winter. The season is a long, […]

  • Nov
  • 6

The (Dog) Housing Crisis

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It’s finally here: Election Day. As I head to the polls today, a lot will be on my mind and likely yours too: everything from the economy and the environment to civil rights and unemployment. One particular housing crisis that may not make the nightly news has been an issue at the front of my […]

  • Nov
  • 10

Helping the Dogs Others Have Forgotten

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Most of us have seen them in our neighborhoods: lonely dogs relegated to a small patch of dirt, weighed down by heavy chains or trapped in a tiny pen. They often have no shelter from the weather, little food, and dirty water. Their bodies are ravaged by fleas, ticks, and internal parasites. Affection and treats […]

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