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Kid and his cat at Pets for Life event

On the concrete front porch of this rundown row house, along a narrow street in a rough neighborhood named Hunting Park, eight men sit outside drinking one October afternoon. Two pit bulls and a small dog lie at their feet; the adjoining house next door has boards across its first-floor windows...

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Michael Sharp

Five local animal care organizations from around the country have been selected to receive the Pets for Life Mentorship program grant. Provided by The Humane Society of the United States and PetSmart Charities® and totaling $250,000, the grant will allow the recipients to provide direct care...

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Leaving pets locked in cars is never safe. But when the weather gets warmer, it can be deadly. High temperatures can cause irreparable organ damage and even death. Protecting animals from an unnecessary death is a problem we can all agree to prevent. How to help a pet left in a hot car Take down the...

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Einstein the marmoset in a tree

“Marmoset chauffeur” isn’t listed in Christine Coughlin’s job description as HSUS Minnesota state director, but that’s what she (temporarily) became in November. Coughlin and St. Paul animal control supervisor Molly Lunaris drove a 4-year-old marmoset named Einstein on the first leg of the tiny...

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by Kelly L. Williams

Take these five steps to reduce the symptoms of pet allergies.

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The Humane Society of the United States has partnered with the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at the University of Denver and the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Shelter Medicine program to conduct a four-year study on the health impacts of HSUS’s Pets for Life program. Researchers will be...

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The Humane Society of the United States’ Pets for Life program provides free veterinary care and support services in communities with limited or no access to pet wellness resources, and is dedicated to bridging the gap between animal service providers and millions of people and pets living in...

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WASHINGTON—Since 2010, the Humane Society of the United States Pets for Life program has addressed lack of access to pet resources in underserved communities around the country through outreach and support services to pet owners. The program operates in 36 markets, and has provided over 400,000...

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Man visits with some neighborhood kitties.

“There's another house burning,” Kristen Huston says, steering her white sedan, its trunk loaded with pet supplies, into one of the neighborhoods where her organization, All About Animals Rescue, does outreach. “Do you smell it?” In the back seat, HSUS staffers Jason Schipkowski and Ashley Mutch...

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M. Carrie Allan

The HSUS provides an informed estimate of the U.S. populations of cats and dogs in homes, adopted from shelters, and euthanized in shelters in 2014

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