Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying the person or people involved in recent animal fighting.

WATSONVILLE (CBS SF) — Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying the person or people involved in recent animal fighting. In recent months, animal shelter authorities have found dead roosters dumped in two separate rural locations near Watsonville. According to animal shelter officials, 43 dead roosters were found near… via […]

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Stop the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China Permanently!

Help Stop the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

This festival is cruel and hideous. It started in 2010 and has no religious or ceremonial value. The dogs are beaten and then skinned alive — crying out in agony as people cheer on the butchers. Then the poor creatures are fed to people all over the city.
I consider my dogs as family members, and would do anything to protect them. Anyone who has ever had a dog knows how sensitive, loyal, loving and trusting dogs are.
It’s time to STOP the Yulin Dog Meat Festival permanently!
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Prince Clydesdale — Adoptable Dogs from Bradshaw Animal Shelter Sacramento

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This cutie pie came into the shelter underweight and undersized with bloodied and crusted butchered ears. TLC in a loving foster home has made all the difference and he’s ready for his forever family!
If you are interested in making this sweet boy part of your family, email  sacramentocountydogs@gmail.com for an application.

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Dogs have human-like sense of morality, research shows

Humans and dogs have lived side-by-side for centuries, and new research has given us even more insight into the feelings of man’s best friend.

Researchers at Kyoto University’s department of psychology in Japan have worked out that dogs – as well as some species of monkey – have an almost human-like sense of morality.

During a series of experiments, they found that our canine chums were less likely to interact with anyone they perceive as acting rudely or unfairly.

The Japanese team set up three experiments and documented their findings in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.

One experiment involved watching a dog watching two people (one of which was its owner) arrive with three balls each. One asked the other for their balls and, in some cases, that person obliged – handing over all their balls. Next, the person who had given up their balls asked for them back – again, sometimes the person obliged and other times they declined.

Following this exchange, the dogs were offered treats by both parties. And the researchers found that the dogs were less inclined to accept treats from the person they had observed as being selfish.

The researchers claim both the dogs and the capuchin monkeys that were also tested, made social judgements similar to those that a human might make.

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Moochie | Adoptable Dogs from Bradshaw Animal Shelter Sacramento

ID #A707065

Moochie

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Age:  3 years     Gender:   male
  • Moochie is a loving, happy, awesome boy–and just look at that face. How can you resist?
  • Very handsome mixed breed Lab plus who knows what
  • Loves going for walks
  • Playful boy who will make you smile with his silly antics
  • Does great on leash
  • Loves attention from people
  • Enjoys affection but isn’t clingy
  • Can be independent when you need him to be
  • Would enjoy a playful female dog in home
  • This guy is an all-around great dog, and he’s going to make a joyful addition to some lucky family. Come meet Moochie today!
Moochie loves having fun with his playgroup pals!

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This Is Why Dogs Never Die

Dogs never die. They don’t know how to.

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Mischa | Adoptable Dogs from Bradshaw Animal Shelter Sacramento

ID #A672122

Age:  1 year     Gender: female

♥People♥Other Dogs♥Good Manners♥Walks

This little cutie patootie is ready to rock your world. Mischa may be petite, but she’s got enough energy and personality to fill a room with her special brand of sunshine (and who could resist those adorable ears?!). She is indeed a sweet blue bundle of happiness, and she’s never met a person she doesn’t love. Mischa enjoys the company of other dogs too, especially polite ones. She’s a polite player who would love to have a friendly and mannerly male dog in her forever home.

Mischa walks nicely on leash, and her compactly athletic body is made for sporty fun. She’s going to be a wonderful activity partner for someone who likes to hike, jog, or go on any kind of outdoor adventures. And when the fun is done, she’ll be thrilled to snuggle up next to you for a snooze. Mischa, like all our dogs, needs to be a beloved indoor pet who is included in all the family activities. And with her warm personality, how could you do anything but?!

Mischa is in foster care, where she is being crate trained, house trained and currently living with other dogs and children.  Please fill out the application and email it to sacramentocountydogs@gmail.com if you’d like to meet her.

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