Shelter Cats Learning To High-Five To Help Adoption ChancesIn an effort to make them more adoptable, cats are learning how to give their new owners a friendly high-five.
Hush Puppies: Vet Says Music Cuts Shelter Barking, StressDr. Pamela Fisher has put music in over 1,100 animal shelters, saying that it calms dogs and cats, and even cuts down on barking.
LA County To Consider Upgrades, Relocation For 'Overcrowded' Animal SheltersUpgrades to outdated, overcrowded county animal shelters, including relocating facilities, is being considered by Los Angeles County officials.
L.A. City Shelters Launch 'No-Kill December' InitiativeLos Angeles city shelters are making this the first month that no adoptable animals are killed at their facilities.
Gov. Brown Repeal Proposal Would Allow Shelter Euthanasia After 72 HoursPet advocates are fighting like cats and dogs to stop a deficit-slashing proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown that aims to save $23 million by ending reimbursements to animal shelters for the cost of keeping strays alive.
Los Angeles Animal Services Confiscates Six Shelters' WeaponsPersonnel at six of the city’s animal shelters were reportedly required to turn over weapons and ammunition to Los Angeles Polices Department officers Thursday under orders from the head of the city’s Department of Animal Services.
Surge In Abandoned Pets Fuels Crackdown On LA 'Puppy Mills'The rise in the number of homeless pets has fueled a local boom in illegal shelters where mass breeders hope to make a quick buck.