Thanks to the efforts of the InSitu Foundation, the answer is yes! These cancer-detecting canines can smell sickness with more accuracy than a machine.
Noah's Animal House has broken ground for Nevada's first full-service pet boarding facility designed exclusively for domestic violence victims.
After an unthinkable tragedy, the Perk family transformed their sorrow into a foundation that educates parents and kids about living with dogs
Erica Callais Falbaum is the founder of the Pet Education Project. Her mission is to educate children worldwide about good pet ownership.
Help save homeless pets with a new online service where you can choose a pet from an animal shelter and provide support from home.
Thanks to social media, animal rescues are able to reach a new audience. If your local rescue isn't up to speed, help them out with these social savvy tips.
Is there anything dogs can’t do? Non-profit organization Dogs4Diabetics is training therapy dogs to detect low blood sugar.
More and more, we’re…
Out to change the world for mill dogs, The Puppy Mill Project works to expose, educate, and offer alternatives in a growing movement to shut down puppy mills…
We give four paws up to this amazing initiative! PACT for Animals helps pet parents deal with unexpected separations and gives them a loving foster home in t…
Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen keeps pets and families together – with some help from you!
The holiday season is here, and it is important to remember…
Mars Petcare US's Better Cities for Pets™ program outlines 12 traits every city must have before it's considered to be a pet-friendly community.
Taking its mission of tackling pet overpopulation to the streets, the Lucy Pet Foundation's mobile clinics travel to cities across the nation.
What great news! Planet Dog Foundation's stellar record of giving back continues with its latest grant of $60,000 to 12 worth dog assistance organizations.
Human Animal Bond Research Initiative survey shows that 97% of doctors believe owning a pet benefits health
Whenever I come home after a bad day, my dog is m…
There are thousands of pets for adoption and this is where Adoptapet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website, comes to the rescue!
We've found the perfect vacation place--sun, fun, and PUPPIES! There is an island full of stray puppies looking for love in all the right places--paradise!
May is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month – that’s why we’re highlighting the National Canine Cancer Foundation and how you can help them…
The first ever cumulative virtual marathon will last throughout May and give you the perfect opportunity to rally your community to donate to a good cause!
Thanks to joint efforts of Petplan and the National Police Dog Foundation, 50 lucky K-9s will be covered with their own insurance policies for a full year.
You know you really love your pet when you’re willing to give up your meal just so your dog has something to eat. But why choose, asked Cara Heitmann?…
Low-income families can now apply for pet food stamps, thanks to a nonprofit group. Pet Food Stamps can supply pet parents with food for up to six months.
It's National Justice for Animals Week. Meet Luke, the perfect example of why it's important that organizations like the Animal Legal Defense Fund exist.
A new innovative pet adoption center in Los Angeles' Silicon Beach neighborhood is replacing the typical animal shelter with a unique, welcoming space.
The non-profit hopes that more homeless shelters will start allowing people with pets in, and they're donating free collapsible crates to help the cause.
World War II veteran Sergeant Nick Nichols wants something special for his 100th birthday. The only gift he wants is to raise funds for Patriot PAWS.
Crowdsourcing for worthy causes is a common occurrence. Daniel Tosh recently highlighted a worthy one, and, if you don't donate, you're a butt-hole.
For the fourth year in a row, people rally to give thanks and show their appreciation for the amazing work therapy animals do every day.
Pet Peace of Mind allows pets and their owners in hospice or palliative care for terminal illnesses to stay together for as long as possible.
PHARM Dog USA is a nonprofit organization that trains dogs to help farmers with disabilities and it's proving to be a huge success!
Forget Disney World — Dog Tales Sanctuary and Rescue might just be the real happiest place on earth!
Just outside the bustling city of Toronto, Ontario…
During April, the Canadian specialty pet retailer aims to raise more than $1.7 million to be donated to various animal charities.
American Humane launches a new program that will take shelter dogs and train them to be service dogs for military veterans suffering from brain injuries and/…
It's Neighborhood Watch 2.0: Dog Edition! See why more communities are signing up for Dog Walker Watch and how you can get involved.
Firefighter Jeff Owens doesn't let retirement slow him down. With the Kasey Program, Owens and his black Labs tour schools to teach kids about fire safety.
A unique service dog program is helping college students who are also military veterans, bringing furry Paws to American Patriots.
After 25 years of war, citizens of Northern Uganda are trying to overcome the trauma. Now, they found allies that are helping them heal--rescue dogs.
Domestic violence can involve all the members of a family - including pets. Safe Place for Pets helps connect people and pets with a safe escape.
NBC and Telemundo Stations are teaming up with Petco in a nationwide campaign to Clear the Shelters. Encouraging people to choose a rescue pet.
Service animals are instrumental to the well-being of those for whom they serve. Now assistance animals are used to help patients battling eating disorders.
A Costa Rican woman and her husband allow over 800 stray dogs to call their property home, and it's a paradise for the dogs.
From May 25-31, all profits from Dog is Good t-shirts will be donated to Dogs on Deployment, a non-profit that helps active military members and their pets.
Thanks to AniMeals, those most in need won’t have to make the heart-breaking decision of giving up their beloved pet because of cost. Now Meals on Whee…
She’s a busy actor, but Emmy Rossum still has time to help out with a great cause that champions shelter animals.
Not since a spunky little Chihuahua p…
To date, Canadians with a soft spot for furballs of all types and sizes have raised $2.45 million to date through this campaign!
If you were wondering what the term ’power (cat)nap’ means, let this feline-loving senior enlighten you.
Earlier this month, a job ad went viral as…
What can’t service dogs be trained to do? Here’s the story of one program’s pledge to provide one-of-a-kind support animals to those affect…
With a $25,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, The Pet Care Trust will help even more teachers across the US and Canada introduce pets to their classrooms.
Non-profit organization Pets in the Classroom offers grants to help teach students about pets
Growing up, my family always had pets as a way to help teach us…
The popular pet store chain is supporting a great cause. Petland Charities is committed to raising funds for their local K9 Unit and Humane Society.
With her rescued pets, the country music icon and a proud dog lover, Harris helps shine a light on the importance of pet adoption.
In honor of Veterans Day, learn how you can help Paws for Veterans give disabled solders and rescue dogs a new lease on life.
For some soldiers, the battle d…
Annie Blumenfeld and her rescue dog, Teddy, have a calling: to raise money and awareness for other rescue pups in need
What were you doing when you were 16?…
Mary Tyler Moore's passing saddened us all, but her love of pets and showbiz lives on. Broadway Barks promotes and funds New York shelter adoptions.
Fresh Start is making a difference with its sustainable employment program. The idea: hire the homeless to make high-protein and high-quality pet food using…
Some people stay in abusive situations out of concern for their pet left behind. An organization committed is dedicated to making it a thing of the past.