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Tuesday, March 16

Combined Effort Helps Save Texas Sea Turtles After Historic Cold Stun Event

In February 2021 a powerful winter storm swept through Texas, affecting humans and animals alike. Among those deeply impacted by the deep freeze were sea turtles. Read about the fight to save them here.

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Monday, February 1

Luna Lands on Her Feet

More people working from home during COVID-19 means more pets are being fostered or adopted. Read the story of Luna, one of the pets on board our Paws Across the Pacific rescue flight, who found her forever home in Idaho!

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Friday, December 4

A Turtle’s Rocky Point Rescue and Release

It was a cool October morning when local authorities found an olive ridley sea turtle at Playa Hermosa in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. She had gone out at night to lay her eggs but was so fatigued that she was unable to return to sea.

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Monday, November 23

Riggs’s Road to Recovery

Healed and handsome once again, Riggs from Hawaii is ready for his next adventure!

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Tuesday, November 17

Winners Announced for Greater Good Charities and Wahl Dirty Dogs Contest!

To spotlight the positive effect that grooming can have on shelter dogs’ adoptability, Greater Good Charities and Wahl partnered for the ninth year.

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Thursday, November 5

Foster Hero Says Goodbye to Girly Before Flight Across the Pacific

As one serial foster mom explains, seeing a foster pet leave for their forever home is a bittersweet experience - even if you've done it 87 times before!

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Wednesday, November 4

Clear the Shelters Goes Virtual, Helps 130,000 Pets Find New Homes

For the second year in a row, Greater Good Charities teamed up with NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations for the nationwide pet adoption drive Clear the Shelters. This was the 6th year for the event.

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Monday, November 2

WATCH: Paws Across the Pacific, a Historic Pet Rescue Mission

This year Greater Good Charities partnered with Wings of Rescue and the John R. Peterson Foundation to launch Paws Across the Pacific in what would be the single largest pet airlift in history. On October 28, 2020, we flew nearly 600 dogs and cats from 6 shelters on 5 Hawaiian islands to Seattle, WA, where they would quickly find homes in the Pacific Northwest. Watch the journey here.

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Friday, October 30

Hope for Tasmanian Devils

Not all devils have horns. Some are actually straight up adorable. We’re talking about the Tasmanian devils, of course! Unfortunately, they are facing the dangers of extinction. But with your help, there is hope yet for these iconic marsupials to survive and thrive.

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Wednesday, September 30

The Plight of No Flights for International Dog Rescues

International dog rescues are looking to the skies, but flights are few and far between as shelters fill and adopters wait. The pandemic has created a perfect storm of demand for rescue dogs in North America, and peril for street dogs as poverty levels rise.

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