Lame Ducks and Puppy Mills – A Legislative Update

Michigan’s legislature runs in two-year sessions. The current 2017-18 session will end on December 31, 2018, and all bills not passed by the end of that day will die. The last day that the House and Senate are scheduled to meet this year is December 20, so the next...

In memoriam: Sylvia Eston

Sylvia Eston routinely donated $30 here or $50 there; enough for essentials like antibiotics and vaccines. So imagine the Michigan Humane Society’s surprise when, in her will, she bequeathed $50,000, all of it for homeless animals’ medical care. But to understand why...

Dogs Help Women Sleep Better Than Humans

There are 1,086,408,406,510,684 reasons (rough estimate) why dogs are perfect. For women, letting your dog sleep on the bed means you have a better snoozle. As Bustle shares, a study done by Canisius College reveals that women who slept next to a dog felt more rested...

IKEA in Italy Lets Stray Dogs Stay in the Store

Let me tell you right now that this IKEA in Italy is the best furniture store in the world for letting stray dogs sleep on their rugs. As Time reports (h/t The Dodo), an IKEA store in Catania, Italy lets homeless dogs stay warm inside while adding to their furniture...

Dogs Walk the Aisle for Charity

Your support of the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has helped save the lives of 52 “bonded” animals in the last year. Bonded animals are those that must stay together given their close relationships. But arguably no animals have ever shared a closer bond than Brooke...