October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month #FindYourFido

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Shelter dog adoption is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts because our Daisy is a former shelter dog, so we are very happy to help spread this news and encourage everyone to learn more about pet adoption!

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and ASPCA is running a special #FindYourFido campaign to help bring attention to homeless dogs in shelters across the country. There are several ways YOU can get involved:

To learn more and get involved, visit ASPCA.org.

Goats of Anarchy: One Woman’s Quest to Save the World One Goat At A Time

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If you love cute animals and spend any time on the internet, then you’ve probably seen Goats of Anarchy. If not, stop what you are doing and watch this adorable video to see the story of one of the rescue goats in her duck costume (she wears it like a dog wears a ThunderShirt, to calm her anxiety):

Too cute, right?!? Anyway, there’s a new Goats of Anarchy book being released in a few days and it’s available to order NOW. It should ship out on March 15th, but may sell out quickly, as popular internet sensations are known to do. As with all Amazon book orders, it comes with the pre-release guarantee. Order now and if the price decreases before it is released, you only pay the lower price.

Order: Goats of Anarchy: One Woman’s Quest to Save the World One Goat At A Time. Hardcover; March 15, 2017.

From the publisher: Get ready to party—the goats are back in town! Based on the popular Instagram account, Goats of Anarchy takes you on a tour of Leanne’s goat rescue farm, a place where special-needs goats can heal, grow, and butt heads to their hearts’ content.

Join Pocket, Ella, Chibs, Lyla, Prospect and Polly–the goat who took the Internet by storm with her adorable duck costume–as they rumble, snuggle, pig out, dress up, and even teach you a few goat yoga moves to loosen your haunches. Whether they’re learning to walk or just romping around the farm, these horned and hooved heartbreakers will have you grinning ear to ear as they chew the scenery—literally!

About the author: Also known as “Goat Mama,” Leanne Lauricella is the founder of Goats of Anarchy, a non-profit organization that aims to rescue and rehabilitate baby goats with special needs. As a former city girl with a passion and compassion for animals, Leanne has developed a wildly popular and Webby award-winning Instagram account and continues to provide goats a happy and loving forever home at her sanctuary. When she left New York City for the wilds of New Jersey in 2011, Leanne Lauricella knew nothing about animal sanctuaries. She started her Instagram account, @goatsofanarchy, shortly after getting her first two goats, Jax and Opie. Today, Leanne’s Instagram has over 400,000 followers, and is the winner of the 2016 People’s Voice Webby Award for Animal-Based Social Media Account. [Read more…]

New ASPCA Documentary Second Chance Dogs Now On Netflix

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Animal lovers, there’s a new ASPCA documentary available over at Netflix and you won’t want to miss it.

Second Chance Dogs takes viewers behind the scenes of the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center and follows six dogs rescued from cruel conditions and given new hope for happy lives.

In addition to streaming on Netflix, the film will also be available on DVD later this year. The documentary is by Kenn Bell, a freelance filmmaker and animal welfare advocate also responsible for the critically-acclaimed documentary Hero Dogs of 9/11 which aired on Animal Planet in both the U.S. and Canada. Visit the film website: SecondChanceDogsFilm.com to learn more.

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To help spread the word, we are hosting a giveaway! One lucky dog lover will win an ASPCA gift pack plus a copy of the DVD. This giveaway is open to US residents ages 18+ and is void where prohibited. Use the Rafflecopter contest widget below to enter. Giveaway ends at 11:50pm ET on 11/21/16.

Prize pack includes:

  • ASPCA Canvas Tote
  • ASPCA 150 Towel
  • ASPCA Frisbee
  • ASPCA Action Magazine Special Commemorative Issue
  • Second Chance Dogs DVD (to be sent once available)

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Free PAW Patrol Printable Rescue Hero Activity Pack for Pet-Loving Kids

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Free PAW Patrol Printable Pet Rescue

Just about everyone I know is crazy for the PAW Patrol gang, so I’m always on the lookout for cool free stuff like this Pet Rescue Activity Pack of PAW Patrol Printables.

If you and your kiddos have adopted a pet, you can celebrate with this printable PAW Patrol Rescue Pack. It comes with an adoption certificate where your child can pledge to take good care of their new pet, along with kid’s pet license and PAW Patrol coloring page.

Fun PAW Patrol Fact: Ryder rescued all the pups and taught them their PAW Patrol skills. If you want to learn more about how you can rescue animals too, visit the ASPCA website.

Become a rescue hero like Ryder by being a friend to all animals! Print this pack to show your pet adoption pride.