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Rescue puppies don't want to get touched

2 weeks ago I adopted 2 dog puppies (sisters). Before adopting them I only went to the shelter once and didn't really ask many questions about their character, thinking that puppies couldn't have ...
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How can I make my cat use her house during winter cold?

My cat Catalina is 7~ months old, pretty healthy and playful. I'm worried because the temperatures are dropping now and the inside of our house isn't really warm during winter at nights (15 degrees ...
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How do I find a good Texas-based dog charity?

I'd like to make a several hundred dollar donation to a dog charity based in Texas. My goal is to make the money go as far as possible in helping abandoned or rescued dogs find new and hopefully ...
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What size of hutch would be right for two mini lops? [duplicate]

Warning, I am completely new to owning rabbits! Have had guinea pigs/hamsters in the past but no rabbits. I am interested in buying two mini lop rabbits and have a large garden but a small budget. ...
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Will my cat ever be the same?

He's 2 years old, never been outside before, used to be the sweetest cat that would stalk me around the house and always want attention. He depended on me a lot since he was abused as a kitten and so ...
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My cat claws my face when snuggling and keeps waking me up

About 2 months ago I agreed to foster a feline leukemia positive cat because I love cats, own none (feline leukemia is highly contagious between cats so I was the perfect candidate for fostering since ...
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Are all animal shelters run by rescue organizations?

I know there are lots of animial shelters in the US and other places in the world. Are they not all run by rescue organizations? If not, what is the difference between a shelter run by a rescue ...
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Restricting the duration of volunteers walking dog at a local shelter

My local shelter accepts volunteers to walk the dogs. However they limit each walk to a maximum of 20 minutes. I'm a bit puzzled by this limitation. Considering that shelter dogs generally live in a ...
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How much goes to my local shelter? [duplicate]

I keep seeing TV and News paper ads for the ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States, if I donate money to either of these what percentage goes to my local shelter?