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Dogs in grocery stores, restaurants, airplanes and other public places are on the rise. People love their pets and treat them as members of the family, but where is the line? Should well-behaved pets and emotional support animals have access to all public places? When you see a sign that reads, “Service Dogs Only,” what does it mean? Who decides an animal’s classification? If you’re confused, you aren’t alone. Lawmakers, airlines, and others are trying to answer these questions and the current…
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This squirrel just wants a snack! But a backyard bird feeder has different plans! Here at SPCA International, we’ve bookmarked this hilarious video for future laughs. Cute, funny, and shareable, our staff pick September Viral Video is sure to make you laugh.
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Chago the Boxer is one happy pup, especially when bouncing on his family’s trampoline. Watch him have fun jumping around and getting some major air. This video makes us happy and we think you’ll like it too!
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Thanks to an incredible outpouring of support from the SPCA International community, we are happy to announce Sam’s Cause grants to three organizations working on the front lines against dogfighting. These groups not only rescue animals, but also work with local authorities to put a stop to dogfighting operations. Because dogfighting is often related to other criminal activities, this work can be risky. SPCA International is proud to support…
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Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with our pets, but rising temperatures mean more risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Thousands of animals die each summer from easily avoidable heat-related issues, so we have rounded up a list of tips to keep your furry family members safe from the heat this summer.
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These cute pups were saved from cruel and short lives in the Chernobyl Nuclear Exclusion Zone thanks to many dedicated volunteers, donors, and adoptive families. Fifteen lucky pups have been in their forever homes for several months now, and we want to share their updates with you. Their stories are sure to warm your heart!
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From sunny Guam to snowy North Dakota, this military family leaves no dog behind thanks to a grant from Operation Military Pets. Even though the military pays for families to relocate, they don’t cover the costs of transporting pets. Buddy is one lucky dog who has seen the world with his forever family.
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Captain Zeek contacted us a few weeks ago to help save sweet Rey, a desert dog who bonded with the captain during his deployment. Rey would have died of the elements or been swept up in a mass killing of stray dogs, but SPCA International supporters have saved her life with generous donations.
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We’ve fallen in love with Tiny the donkey and think you will too! SPCAI wasn’t involved in this rescue, but you’ll see why Tiny warms our hearts. Please remember that Tiny is truly unusually tiny- most donkeys are several times his size and would not make good house pets.
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Three short videos show you inside the June 2018 Chernobyl Trap Neuter Vaccinate and Release clinic. 100 volunteers and thousands of donors made this life-saving work possible!
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