Spreading Hope Across the Community: Hope for Life Rescue Center

Welcome to Featured Rescue Friday! This week we’re featuring Hope for Life Rescue Center, a rescue located in Virginia Beach that gives hope to the animals they save and the community they live in. At Hope for Life Rescue Center, the walls are painted pink, blue and yellow. The rooms are fully decorated, complete with furniture and paintings. If not […]

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Writer Feature: Why I Believe Adopting Animals Teaches Compassion

Editor’s Note: Please welcome to our writer roster, Corinne Sanders! Corinne is a University of Utah student majoring in the journalism sequence of communication and minoring in creative writing.  She lives in Salt Lake City with her dogs, Luke and Max, and cats, Bella and Jem. I never thought I would be the kind of person to worry and care about creatures that […]

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Writer Feature: Why I Support Animal Adoption

Editor’s Note: Please welcome to our writer roster, Jennifer Haskell! Jennifer is an English graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She now lives in the greater Cincinnati area with her cat Chase.   I am what some may consider a Crazy Cat Lady (complete with an affinity toward knitting and all).  Though I only have one cat right now, cute cat videos are a […]

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Read and Relax: Helping Both Children and Animals

The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland in Westbrook, Maine has developed a unique new volunteering opportunity for little literature lovers. The program is called Read and Relax. In the program, children read to shelter dogs for 15 to 30 minutes a day. The program helps both shelter dogs and children alike. Dogs have been known to suffer from PTSD […]

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