Deaf Dogs Evac’d From California Wildfires Find Temp Home in Prison

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With wildfires raging in southern California, the Deaf Dog Rescue of America needed a safe place for its 50 charges. They found help and hope behind bars.

Pit Bulls Behind Bars: In This Case, A Good Thing!

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Only a year ago, the four pit bulls in the van might have faced their final needle at the hands of Detroit Animal Control, but the city-run shelter is making genuine efforts to work with rescues. But since the replacement of its former director, and a host of improved partnerships, hundreds of dogs (nearly eight …

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Teen Inmates Connect With Rescue Dog

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You may not think that the North Shore Animal League and Riker’s Prison would have much in common, but these days they do. In a new program, one of several that are cropping up around the country, rescue organizations are teaming up with correctional facilities and having amazing results for both the inmates and the animals.