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Truckers join pilots in the growing effort to save homeless pets

We’ve read the stories about groups like Pilots N Paws that fly homeless pets around the country, to new homes or from overcrowded shelters to shelters where the odds are much better. I found an NBC News article yesterday about truckers who are joining the cause. A 69-year-old Texas grandmother, Sue Wiese is the founder […]

Sunday Commentary: Why do we need all of these rescue groups?

In the last segment of the HBO Documentary “One Nation Under Dog,” text appeared on the screen stating there are hundreds of dog rescue organizations in the US. The documentary was really well-done and I hope it proves to be an eye-opener for those who previously were not aware the realities of homelessness and other […]

HSUS promotes National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

The Humane Society of the United States is promoting this week as National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week – from November 6 to 12. The organization is encouraging pet lovers to support their local shelters and rescue groups. The annual event was kicked off in 1996. From the press release – “” “” Approximately 3,500 animal […]

Cat rescuer wins tax case against IRS

A cat rescuer in Oakland, Calif. recently won her case in Tax Court against the IRS, meaning she can take deductions for the cost of care for the felines she rescues. Fix Our Ferals is an IRS-approved charity, according to a story published by the Wall Street Journal. The article notes she deducted $12,068 in […]