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Kelli Bender


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kelli:

Two Weeks of the Best Shark Content on TV Is Coming Your Way Thanks to SharkFest

SharkFest's final two weeks of programming will appear on Nat Geo WILD → Read More

Arizona Shelter Cat Who Went Viral for Judgy Pout Deems Human Worthy of Adopting Him

'Judgy Roger' got attention on Reddit after a photo of his unamused, but adorable, face was posted to the site → Read More

Animal Welfare Group Shuts Down Dog Meat Slaughterhouse in Cambodia and Rescues 15 Dogs On-Site

Animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS shut down the facility and is helping its owners set up a sustainable and humane business → Read More

Boomer the Dog, Beloved, 'One of a Kind' Golden Retriever Mascot of Penn. Baseball Team, Dies

The York Revolution is asking Boomer's fans to donate to a local animal shelter in the dog's name to honor his legacy. → Read More

Super Bowl Champ Logan Ryan Foster 4 Kittens from Florida Rescue

Ryan and his wife Ashley, a professional dog trainer, are fostering kittens Apple Jack, Cocoa Puff, Lucky Charm, and Fruity Pebble from the Friends of Strays Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg, Florida → Read More

Doug the Pug Will Voice 'Every Bark, Every Snore' for Animated Dog in First Major Movie Role

Doug the Pug is voicing Monchi the pug in the upcoming animated comedy Connected → Read More

Stuffed Animal Company Makes Plushies of Inspiring Rescue Dogs for All to Enjoy

Pibborafi specializes in lightweight, palm-sized plushies modeled after real-life dogs with amazing rescue stories → Read More

Mama Mia the 3-Legged Cat, and New Mom, Is Working to Win $5K for the Shelter that Saved Her

Mama Mia the rescue cat, mom to kittens Ravioli, Tortellini, and Gelato, is a finalist in the Flaunt Your Feline Contest → Read More

Cats Are Quarantine Heroes, Keeping Their Owners Happy During the Pandemic, Survey Finds

According to Royal Canin's new survey, cat owners also used this time at home to learn more about their pets → Read More

Australia's Forest the Giraffe Named the World's Tallest Giraffe, Celebrates with the Irwins

Terri, Robert, and Bindi Irwin all visited Forest to present him with his Guinness World Record for his impressive height → Read More

Surfers Share Their Shark Attacks Stories and Why They Are Still Surfing for SharkFest

National Geographic's SharkFest continues this week with Shark vs. Surfer and more jaw-some programs → Read More

Simon Cowell Has Emotional Meeting with Dog He Helped Rescue from a South Korean Dog Meat Farm

Robin the Maltese mix was one of over 200 dogs saved from a South Korean dog meat farm thanks to Cowell's generous donation to Humane Society International → Read More

There Are Now Dunkin' Dog Toys (For a Good Cause), So Your Pup Can Get Their Coffee Fix Too

Now your dog can enjoy a cup of Dunkin' coffee or Munchkin donut hole box, while also supporting the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation → Read More

Twice as Nice: San Diego Zoo Welcomes Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur Twins

The lemur twins, one male and one female, have a doting mom named Rosalita → Read More

Zoo Atlanta's Infant Gorilla Celebrates a Chill 1st Birthday with Ice Cakes and Playtime

Floyd the gorilla's habitat was filled with ice cakes and wood wool - his favorite enrichment item - to celebrate his first birthday at Zoo Atlanta → Read More

'My Cat From Hell' and Jackson Galaxy Are Back to Help Freaked Out Felines Weather Quarantine

Jackson Galaxy has returned to TV to help cat owners remotely with the My Cat From Hell: Cat Sh#t Crazy special → Read More

HBO Max Has a New Show That's All About Falling in Love with the Perfect Rescue Dog

HBO Max's The Dog House: UK follows previously rejected rescue dogs looking to find the perfect forever families → Read More

Broadway May Be Dark for Now, But Its Stars Are Working to Find Shelter Pets Forever Homes

Celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jake Gyllenhaal, Whoopi Goldberg and more will spend the evening of July 16 helping shelter pets find homes as part of Broadway Barks Across America → Read More

Mississippi's New Animal Cruelty Law Celebrated by Activists for Holding Abusers Accountable

Under the new law, signed by Governor Tate Reeves in early July, animal abusers will be charged with a felony on their first offense of aggravated cruelty → Read More

One Shark Super Fan Will Get $1,000 to Watch Shark Week This Summer — and it Could Be You

USDirect will pay one fan $1,000 to watch all of Shark Week 2020 and will give them free snacks and swag too → Read More