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Benefits of Owning A Dog

Since the beginning of time, dogs have been humans’ best friends. Energetic, playful and silly, dogs are loyal companions who completely change the daily routines of the people who open…
October 12, 2018

Bringing Home Your Dog

Moving into a new forever home can be overwhelming for even the friendliest of dogs, so it’s important for dog owners to take steps to make sure that your new…
October 2, 2018

Hurricane Florence Rescue Report

Before Hurricane Florence hit the east coast, the American Humane Rescue Team had already jumped into action evacuating shelter cats in the path of the approaching storm and transporting them…
September 26, 2018