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  • SOS Rescue needs families to help Save Our Strays Play Video

    May 27, 2014 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SOS Rescue is looking for summer volunteers and foster families as they continue their effort to "Save Our Strays". The Plaquemine-based group was established in 2003 and holds weekly adoption events every weekend in the Baton Rouge area. Andrea LaFaver, President of SOS Rescue, said... more »
  • Afghan vets reunited in NY with 8 battlefield dogs

    September 5, 2013 12:51 PM

    PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. - A stray dog who was befriended by soldiers serving in Afghanistan has arrived in the United States, along with her seven puppies. The dogs had a joyous reunion on Wednesday night with the soldiers who rescued them and are taking them home. The happy tale... more »
  • 11 puppies found skinned, Pa. humane officials say

    November 26, 2012 12:34 PM

    MACUNGIE, Pa. - Animal welfare workers in northeast Pennsylvania say someone skinned 11 puppies before dumping their bodies near a public park. DNA tests will be done to determine if the puppies are dogs, coyotes or some other type of domestic or wild animal. The Lehigh County Humane Society says... more »
  • Ohio pups abandoned in suitcase now in high demand

    April 13, 2012 12:29 PM

    TOLEDO, Ohio - Six bulldog-mix puppies that were stuffed into a suitcase and discovered next to a trash bin in Ohio aren't going to have trouble finding a new home. An animal shelter in Toledo says they've received hundreds of calls from people who want to adopt the 4-week-old pups.... more »
  • Suitcase Dogs Abandoned

    April 11, 2012 7:46 PM

    A man who tried to dump six puppies by zipping them into a suitcase and leaving it outside a business in Ohio is charged with abandonment. Authorities caught him because he left the luggage tag with his contact information attached. Passers-by found the bag and released the puppies while they... more »
  • Inmates train service dogs Play Video

    February 2, 2012 6:32 PM

    JACKSON - There are lots of lessons to be learned from the three puppies roaming Dixon Correctional Institute. The inmates who are teaching the puppies learn patience. The dogs learn all the skills they need to serve as a service dog to someone with special needs. For 16 months,... more »
  • Future for 30 pit bulls in question Play Video

    November 23, 2011 5:20 PM

    GONZALES - The fate of 30 pit bulls, including a handful of weeks-old puppies, is in question after deputies believe they busted a Donaldsonville dog-fighting ring. The dogs are currently housed at the Ascension Parish Animal Shelter. If the owner does not claim them within 15 days, they become... more »
  • Dogs rescued from flood in Livingston Parish

    September 6, 2011 5:26 PM

    MAUREPAS- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and the Livingston SPCA confiscated eight pit bulls from rising water at a home on Hwy 22 in Maurepas. Terri Dunlap, director of the Livingston SPCA, says the dogs were abandoned with no food or water and locked in small kennels. After examining... more »
  • Pets discarded after presents opened

    December 30, 2010 5:38 PM

    WALKER- Nearly 20 dogs were abandoned by their owners following Christmas in Livingston Parish after owners decided to make room for newer pets, according to the SPCA of Livingston. Rescue volunteers said many families who discarded older pets claimed their new pets weren't getting along with their existing dogs. ... more »
  • Pets losing homes because of holiday gifts

    December 30, 2010 10:17 AM

    LIVINGSTON- Reports of families turning in pets after the Christmas holiday are on the rise as the year nears an end. The SPCA of Livingston says it has several dogs that were given to them after the presents were opened. Some reports show older family pets being given up... more »
  • Pollock resident searches for homes for 13 puppies

    December 12, 2010 3:39 PM

    POLLOCK, La.- A Pollock woman who helped rescue 13 puppies who had been abandoned in the woods is now trying to find homes for them. Debbie Knowles tells The Town Talk she cannot adopt the puppies because she already has four dogs and a three-legged cat. The puppies... more »
  • Airline says heat may be factor in 7 puppy deaths

    August 17, 2010 2:31 PM

    Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month, that's according to a spokeswoman for the airline. The airline is defending the situation, saying the flight complied with company policy that prohibits shipping animals in hot weather. American... more »
  • Saints puppies available for adoption in 6-8 weeks

    February 7, 2010 11:34 AM

    Three puppies born at the SPCA in Livingston Parish were given names of Saints' players this weekend. Bell, Payton and Shockey (all female) were born from a basset hound named Lucy. The puppies are said to be basset hound mixes. It will be at least six to eight... more »

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