Animal Rescue & Welfare

Fun with Buns

Perhaps you’ve rescued and fostered dogs and cats but are thinking, “What on earth does one do with a rabbit?” Well, keep reading for some 24-carrot advice which, coupled with love, dedication and some additional research, will put you on the golden path to enjoying a happy and harmonious relationship with a rescued bunny all your own!

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Breed Bullying

The bans and restrictions placed on pitties and other larger dogs are known as Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) and is the blanket term for laws that either regulate or ban certain breeds completely in the hopes of reducing dog attacks. If the city does not enact a complete ban, they may impose limitations on dog guardians such as mandatory muzzling, special liability insurance, extra licensing, enclosure requirements and prohibitions in military housing. It is estimated that 300 cities and counties currently have BSL in force...

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A Personal Plea to Sign this Petition

My email inbox receives anywhere from two to ten petition requests every week. I know yours might as well. That is why, before I ask you to sign a recent petition started by The Positive Pit Bull, I will explain why I think this petition matters...

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Happy Retales Announces Support of Six Rescues in 2014

In 2014, the store is expanding their support to new organizations to spread the love further than ever before...

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Pawsitive Changes at MACC

We were thrilled in 2013 when Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control (otherwise known as MACC) began taking critical steps to make positive changes in their shelter programs and policies. We're even more excited that they are kicking off 2014 with even more great efforts...

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Pet Community Center to Open Low-Cost Spay Clinic

Pet Community Center has already helped thousands of animals in need throughout Middle Tennessee. Now, the nonprofit organization is gearing up to open a high volume, high quality, low-cost spay/neuter clinic in Nashville in the first quarter of 2014...

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Metro Animal Care and Control Lifts Adoption Ban on Pit Bulls

It’s good to be a pittie in Music City! That’s because Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) recently reversed a long-standing policy that will now give pit bulls a new chance at life and love...

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Suspected Dog Fighting Operation Uncovered in Cheatham County

On Black Friday, Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) received an urgent call from Cheatham County Animal Control. During a brush fire on a wooded property, firefighters came across a troubling surprise: that the blaze was rushing toward more than 60 chained and penned dogs. Uncovering this suspected dog fighting ring was somewhat ironic. Says ARC founder Scotlund Haisley, "The fire that almost killed them has actually saved their lives."

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Capturing the Last Moments of Life

You may have seen his photos circulating the internet recently: stark, honest images of dogs lost and unwanted in this world. Many folks online have been criticizing Taiwanese photographer Tou Chih-kang for taking photos of shelter dogs just moments before euthanasia, saying he should put those skills to use in trying to find them adoptable homes... However, I see Chih-kang's work as a devoted ministry; a heart-wrenching labor of love to tell the stories of the dogs who have been cast aside by society, to let the world know that they were here...

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Update on the Wingo Dogs

A beautiful new life has begun for the 96 dogs saved from abuse in Wingo, Kentucky. Valentine's Day brought a new chance at life for nearly 100 dogs who have been subject to horrific abuse for far too long. On February 14, Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted Kentucky’s Graves County Sheriff’s Office in the rescue of 96 live dogs, as well the removal of eight deceased, who had been suffering in deplorable conditions at the hands of an alleged abuser posing as a rescue group called Paws & Claws in Wingo, KY. The rescue was named Operation Sweethearts...

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