PETA Is a Holdout on ‘No Kill’ Shelters and It’s Pissing Everyone Off

PETA, the sanctimonious, paint-flinging organization that showed us its vegetable dicks and ruined Valentine’s Day is catching some flack for its reluctance to move to a “no kill” shelter model amid a groundswell of no-kill support from animal rights advocates. How can the same group that criticizes a child celebrity » 7/07/13 12:00pm 7/07/13 12:00pm

Woman Reunited With Lost Dog via Today Show, Then Returns Dog to Shelter

How anticlimactic would it have been if Chance, Sassy, and Shadow had trudged all the way back home only for their owners to turn them over to an animal shelter, where Shadow would probably be euthanized because he's old? Pretty anticlimactic is the answer you're groping for, although that sort of ending would teach… » 4/24/12 10:00am 4/24/12 10:00am

Homeless Female Veterans Placed in Frighteningly Unsafe Shelters

Federal investigators from the Department of Veterans Affairs have raised concerns for the safety of female vets living in homeless shelters, many of which have only been approved for men. The shelters in question are part of a federally-subsidized program that received $217 million in 2011 to work in concert with the… » 3/13/12 10:10am 3/13/12 10:10am