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Review: Very interesting editorial on puppy mills

The Arizona Daily Star ran a thought-provoking editorial Monday, concerning a proposed ban on pet sales in stores in Tucson, Ariz. and the connection to puppy mills. The writer notes data from the Humane Society of the US – where it is reported an estimated “176,000 dogs are held for breeding in more than 10,000 […]

Wacky Mentality for Nov. 4: Odd statements on breeding and animal welfare

Some people just continue to pull in their thoughts from regions beyond our solar system. This, of course, is assuming intelligent life does not exist beyond the Earth. But then again, intelligent life is limited here too. The Pack News Wire included an editorial posted on HoosierAGToday.com – under the headline: “The Hidden Agenda Behind […]

A scary headline about adoption – but underneath is not so bad

I ran across a troubling headline on the Raining Cats and Dogs blog on the Chicago Now website. The headline: “Why you should think twice before you adopt a dog.” My first reactions included: ‘What? – They prefer you purchase a puppy?’ and ‘Oh no – they’re anti-adoption.’ But the body of the blog post […]

Video: Dog wants a kitten for a friend

This video has an adoption message, which is the top reason to like it. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Adoptable kittens to be featured in Kitten Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday

The Hallmark Channel has announced a new special for Super Bowl Sunday – “Kitten Bowl.” So joining the Puppy Bowl will be adoptable kittens on the TV field. It is great that that the networks are promoting the adoption of homeless pets with specials such at this. The full Hallmark press release: “” “” THE […]

Video: The Fresh Pup of Bel Air

This fun video from the Pet Collective is a parody of the opening title sequence of the sitcom – Fresh Prince of Bel Air. And it promotes the adoption of homeless pets. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: A great tribute to old dogs

My wife and I have adopted older dogs and have lived with others for many years, into their senior years. Please consider adopting a senior dog. They need us. Many of them have been through a life-changing event and need your love. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: ASPCA reminds everyone to never buy from stores that sell puppies

It’s worth spreading the message again and again: Never buy anything from any store that sells puppies or kittens. Adoption is the best option.

Katic Couric to promote animal welfare on her TV show

On the Thursday (Dec. 13) edition of her TV show “Katie,” Katie Couric will dedicate the entire episode to one of her favorite causes. From the press release: “” “” “Katie” has gone to the dogs – for one day, that is! On Thursday, Katie Couric dedicates her show to our canine companions. Dog lover […]

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month. I received an e-mail from Camp Bow Wow on Sunday promoting this special effort and what the company rightfully calls “the benefits that come with adopting a senior dog.” “” “” Senior Pets are far less energetic then their puppy counterparts You Know What You are Getting […]