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Kelli Bender


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kelli:

California Woman Accidentally Takes in Baby Fox After Mistaking Wild Animal for a Lost Kitten

California's Rocklin Police Department transported the fox kit to Gold Country Wildlife Rescue to receive expert care → Read More

Pet Tiger Rescued from Houston Neighborhood Is 'Thriving and Happy' After One Year at Sanctuary

India the tiger has spent the past year at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas, building up his strength and enjoying plenty of play → Read More

Senior Dog Helps Older Animals Get Adopted and Pet Nonprofit Reach its $8 Million Donation Goal

Stevie the senior dog has inspired animal lovers through social media and helped her former home, San Francisco's Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, receive a $35,000 grant → Read More

Neglected Husky Dog Gets a Second Chance and Helps Pet Nonprofit Reach 10 Million Adoptions

The adoption of a Texas Siberian husky named Balto marks the ten-millionth pet adoption for PetSmart Charities → Read More

Rescue Dog with Growing Confidence Is Still Looking for a Home After 16 Months in U.K. Shelter

Before the RSPCA rescued Charlie, the dog had gone most of his life without human contact → Read More

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Population Surpasses 1,500 for the First Time in 20 Years

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration monitors the Hawaiian monk seal population and conducts life-saving interventions when wild seals need help → Read More

Rescue Group Working to Save Dozens of Golden Retrievers and Corgis from Slaughter in China

China Rescue Dogs is moving dozens of canines from a breeding farm in Shanghai to a sanctuary to save the pets from being sent to the slaughterhouse → Read More

Alicia Silverstone Says Raising Her Son to Love Animals Is Her 'Bedrock of Being a Kind Mama'

Alicia Silverstone wrote a letter to animal lovers in support of Farm Sanctuary's Mother's Day adoption campaign → Read More

Phaedra Parks Shares How She Picks the Perfect Vet: It's Someone 'Who Fits Your Personality'

The attorney and Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Phaedra Parks recently visited the veterinarians of Critter Fixers: Country Vets with her puppy → Read More

Cat Separated from Owner by Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Reunites with Family in Arkansas

Kelly Donithan, the director of animal disaster response for Humane Society International, escorted Persik the Ukrainian cat from Poland to the United States → Read More

Mass. Animal Rescue Looking for Homes for 8 'Critically Endangered' Cows Saved from Neglect

The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is caring for Kerry cattle and numerous other farm animals after rescuing the creatures from a property in Amherst → Read More

Strangers Use Crocodile Pool Toy to Rescue Dog Stuck in Overgrown Australian Lake

Three people in Australia's Northern Territory used quick thinking a couple of pool inflatables to save a struggling dog from the water → Read More

'Gorgeous' Ukrainian Cat Left at Polish Border Finds Home with U.S. Veterinarian Volunteer

During a volunteer trip to Poland with Greater Good Charities, veterinarian Dr.Julie Ryan Johnson fell in love with a cat in need named George → Read More

Vet Expert Explains Why the Current Avian Flu Outbreak Has People Removing Their Bird Feeders

The Department of Natural Resources in Michigan and Illinois both recommended that residents temporarily remove their bird feeders and birdbaths from outside → Read More

Georgia Rescue Celebrates First Public Release in 2 Years by Returning Turtle Duo to the Ocean

Adult female loggerheads Genie and Margoi returned to the ocean from a beach on Georgia's Jekyll Island in front of an audience of hundreds of animal lovers → Read More

Bellamy Young Visits Shelter Dogs Recovering from Neglect to Raise Awareness About Animal Rescue

Scandal star Bellamy Young recently visited the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, a facility designed to help highly fearful dogs grow more confident, which is located near Asheville, North Carolina → Read More

Critically Endangered Orangutan Gives Birth at Oregon Zoo: 'We're All Pretty Excited'

Kitra the 20-year-old orangutan is taking to motherhood well after giving birth to a baby ape at the Oregon Zoo → Read More

Four Orphaned Bear Cubs Rehabbed by San Diego Humane Society Released Back into the Wild

The San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center helped the bear cubs learn how to forage for food and acclimate to winter weather → Read More

Pete Davidson to Voice Marmaduke in Upcoming Netflix Movie About the Famous Great Dane Dog

Marmaduke, featuring Pete Davidson and J.K. Simmons, will be available to stream on Netflix on May 6 → Read More

Ethan the Rescue Dog Nominated for Hero Dog Award After Inspiring Recovery from Neglect

Ethan the rescue pup is nominated in the Shelter category for the 2022 American Humane Hero Dog Awards → Read More