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Sandy is a small white poodle mix with a pink harness.

Storm Survivor

Four months after Hurricane Sandy, we saw a posting about a lost little dog that was seen in an area hit hard by the storm. Volunteers rushed to the area and set a dog-friendly trap.

Everyone involved in Sandy's rescue knew they came across a true survivor…

Learn About Sandy's Amazing Transformation »

A beagle and a kitten sit together and represent the thousands of shelter animals in the U.S.

Summer Shelter Challenge Begins!

More shelters are joining every day for a chance to win more than 240 prizes, including life-saving vaccinations, high-quality pet beds and, of course, $100,000 in grants!

Every prize helps these pets find their forever homes.

Enter or Vote for Your Favorite Shelter Today! »

A brown and black dog happily sticks his nose out the window from the backseat of a car.

Keep Dogs Cool

Parked cars are fast-acting deathtraps for dogs: On a 78-degree day, the temperature inside a parked car can soar to between 100 and 120 degrees.

Pledge to spread the word and act if any animal is seen alone in an unattended vehicle!

Help Keep Dogs Our of Hot Cars This Summer »

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Help America's Horses: Support Low-Cost Gelding
Decades of indiscriminate breeding have led to more domestic horses than the market can bear. Coupled with a poor economy, this has resulted in many horses being neglected, abandoned, and even sold for slaughter.

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