Weekly Top Animal and Video News: Golden Retrievers’ Pool Adventure, 9-Week-Old Puppy Finds Home, Kitten Saved from Euthanasia Befriends Rescue Cat, and More!

Every Sunday, One Green Planet brings you the week’s top animal news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Animal News Source: soumen82hazra/Shutterstock As always, we had a ton of news to cover […]

How You and Your New Puppy Can Help Canine Science

Can you help Generation Pup get to 10,000 puppies? Photo: Lunja/Shutterstock Guest post by James Oxley Generation Pup is a longitudinal study, run by Dogs Trust, started in 2016. In 2023 the study recruited its 7,500th puppy onto the project. However, although the study has been a great success, we still require more puppies and […]

You Can Set Your Puppy Up to be Friends with Your Cat—If You Get the Intro Right

When introducing a puppy to cat(s) already in the home, take it slow, new research suggests. Photo: Gladskikh Tatiana/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. If you’re bringing a puppy into a home with an existing cat […]

Revealed: 100 reprehensible U.S. puppy mills in Horrible Hundred report

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a photo taken by a state inspector, a dog stands looking away from the camera, her tail pointing down. At first glance, this image may seem like a sweet photo because of the boxer’s soft brown eyes and emotional expression. But farther up in the frame, the dog’s […]

New progress in fight against puppy mills shows caring about companion animals is a nonpartisan issue

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a country where political tempers often run hot, agreement can seem incredibly rare. But, regardless of party affiliation, a consensus is emerging that our companion animals should be treated with basic decency—and this is not how kitten and puppy mills treat dogs and cats. While we advocate for […]

Man admits to animal cruelty by throwing puppy at wall

A Hunter man has admitted to a shocking act of animal cruelty. The 19-year-old’s actions have left a puppy with lifelong injuries – and we warn some viewers may find details in this story distressing. Previous articleLocal dentists calling for greater use of […]

Puppy Protection Act brings hope for dogs languishing in puppy mills

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In West Point, Iowa, a large-scale, commercial breeding facility called the Stonehenge Kennel contains more than 800 dogs. Here, since 2015, more than 100 dogs have been found sick or injured; some had open lesions and could barely walk. As recently as December 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Petco shows $25K worth of puppy love to Brookhaven animal rescue – Daily Leader

Petco shows $25K worth of puppy love to Brookhaven animal rescue Published 10:01 am Tuesday, January 31, 2023 PHOTO SUBMITTED Sitting, from left, BARL volunteers Rusty Adcock and Julie Montalvo with adoptable dog Louie; standing, from left, volunteers Anna Giust and Joan Schuetzle. Brookhaven Animal Rescue League has received a $25,000 grant investment from national […]

2022 was a winning year in our fight to stop puppy mills

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block If you’ve been following our advocacy for dogs and cats in puppy and kitten mills, you already know that these mega-breeding facilities treat dog and cat mothers and fathers like moneymaking machines with little to no regard for their health or well-being. Thankfully, each year, more and more people […]

Animal welfare advocates call on Gov. Hochul to sign puppy mill ban

Animal welfare advocates are asking Governor Kathy Hochul to sign a bill that would ban the sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits from so-called puppy mills, which opponents say use inhumane practices to breed pets for sale in pet stores. The bill, which passed nearly unanimously in the State Legislature, would end the sale of […]

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