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These beagles were bred for drug testing. Now you can adopt them

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Had they not been rescued, they would have been sold to laboratories for drug experimentation.  Of the 4,000 beagles removed from a Virginia breeding facility in the last month, 35 now call Delaware home.  Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington was just one destination of three in the First State. The organization welcomed 13 puppies Tuesday, all between two and …

Adoptions remain high at Delaware’s animal shelters

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

During pandemic-era shutdowns, many Delawareans sought to assuage their cabin fever-induced loneliness with a furry friend.  Pet adoptions reached an all-time high across many of the state’s animal welfare agencies, yet a dark cloud loomed over the inarguably good times for pet adoptions.  Many experts predicted that when life returned to normal, folks who altruistically adopted pets would have an …