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Adoption Stories The Wet Nose Blog
Black dog beats the odds and brings new purpose to Army medic
Black pet syndrome – fact or fiction Is it really true that black dogs and cats are more …Read Full Story
Adventures of the Navy veteran and land-loving shelter dog
Our gratitude to Rebecca, active duty Navy, for sharing her story on finding her unlikely hero. Buster is …Read Full Story
High anxiety: how to reduce pet stress at home
Take me home Adopting a dog or cat should be a joyous occasion. An animal is saved from …Read Full Story
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Iraq/Afghanistan veterans suffers with major depression, increasing their risk of suicide
How can a pet relieve depression?
Pets give unconditional love and acceptance, and a renewed sense of purpose in our livesAdopt a Pet
Pets will not make it out of a shelter alive each year, roughly equal to the population of Iowa
How does adopting a pet help?
Every dog or cat adopted makes room in a shelter for another animal to be savedAdopt a Pet