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The pets you'll find on Have a Heart are healthy, friendly and just want to be loved.

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Recent News

A Big Win for Animals: The FBI now tracks animal abuse like it tracks homicides

January 6, 2016
The Washington Post

It was more than 10 years ago that Mary Lou Randour realized she couldn’t answer what should have been a simple question: Was cruelty against animals on the rise or in decline?

Randour, a psychologist who switched careers to devote herself full time to animal rights advocacy, found there was no one keeping track of animal-abuse crimes. Even the most egregious... ›› read more

ASPCA Offers Sheltered Pet Search Engines

November 15, 2014
Haveaheart.org
Find Adoptable Dogs & Cats in Your Area

Are you interested in adopting a sheltered pet? Look no further!

The ASPCA offers an incredible search engine on their website that locates listings for adoptable pets in animal shelters nationwide. Just select the desired breed, sex and distance from your location and the search engine will pull up listings for you to view. In addition, you can filter... ›› read more

China Yulin Dog Meat Festival Under Way Despite Outrage

June 22, 2015
BBC.com
Dogs transported in a cage to the dog meat market

Thousands of homeless street dogs and even stolen family pets have been brought from all over China to Yulin for slaughter. Defenseless animals have been burned, butchered and boiled alive to feed the festival's attendees. Please speak out against this atrocious event by using the hashtag #StopYulin2015.

An annual dog meat festival in south-west China has... ›› read more