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Photographer’s “Why We Rescue” Project Champions Pet Adoption With Moving Photographs And Stories

I Love My Dog
Amelia is terrified of losing her dog, Lucca. Read More »

Adopting my dog Lucca from a shelter nearly eight years ago is, hands down, the best and most gratifying decision I’ve ever made. While I would never suggest that the love I feel for Lucca is greater because of it, I do think the experience of rescuing a dog, rather than buying from a breeder or a pet store, is very special and meaningful. Back in 2007, I didn’t know what kind of dog I wanted. I don’t think I really cared about a “kind.” I had some loose requirements — a Mastif wasn’t going to work in my studio apartment — but mostly I wanted to find a dog I connected with and who connected with me. It was about finding the right dog, with “right” based much more on intuition rather than a list of breed qualities. This feeling is what photographer Theron Humphrey has captured in his series “Why We Rescue,” featuring photographs of 50 people who adopted their pets and the stories behind those adoptions. The series aims to change perceptions about how loving shelter pets can be. Keep reading »

Hump Day Hottie: Tom Hardy Likes Puppies & That’s All Right By Us

Tom Hardy: A man that both men and women can agree on. He’s handsome, masculine, talented and, oh, he happens to like puppies a lot, too. So much so, that he doesn’t mind starring with one in the new movie “Animal Rescue.” Shots of Tom cuddling the young pit bull pup were leaked this week, and wow, insanely cute. According to IMDB, “Animal Rescue” is about “a lost pit bull, a wannabe scam artist, and a killing,” which sounds like my average Friday night. But forgiving his turn as Bane, and judging from his other recent flicks — “Lawless” and “Inception” — he knows what he’s doing. I mean, this is a guy who somehow made the Reese Witherspoon rom-com “This Means War” palatable. He’s obviously talented.

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