“Same-sex couples can only adopt when the request [concerns] the biological child of a permanent partner,” the court announced on Twitter.
Is the owner up for adoption as well?
Fewer than 50-percent of voters cast ballots in Saturday’s vote, which means the proposal cannot become law under the country’s voting rules.
Meet Sadie, Edmonton’s easily excitable hound.
He’s here, he’s rare, he’s up for adoption!
You must have a certain BMI to adopt from Korea. What the what?!
Paws what you’re doing and read this.
“Do you want to find your ‘real’ parents?”
For shelter dogs, a haircut can make the difference between life and death.
Every dog deserves a good home.
You can only save a child once. After that it’s called parenting.
These cats are in shelters near you. They’re asking very nicely for you to please adopt them immediately.
Photographer Sophie Gamand created the “Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution” photo series to bring awareness to an often misunderstood breed. (H/T Ditmas Park Corner)
A photographer beautifully captured the joy and love felt when her family adopted a child.
If you’ve ever considered adopting a cat, June is your month! All cats featured are at NYC’s ASPCA but there are more resources for you to find your new fluffy buddy at the ASPCA, Humane Society or at Pet Finder.
Everyone should use Puppy-Poop Bingo from now on.
Walking into PetSmart is a dangerously adorable game.
Katheryn Deprill put out her plea for help earlier this month, and after her page was shared thousands of times, she finally met the mother who left her in 1986.
National Puppy Day is upon us once more! It’s a wonderful opportunity to check out fuzzy friends, all found on Facebook, who need a loving home.
Spoiler alert: It will melt your heart.
The Trio Animal Foundation shared some of their heartwarming stories with BuzzFeed. Note: Photos are mildly graphic.
Not only is Josh Duhamel a great parent to his son Axl, he’s also an excellent dog dad. He also has a new webseries with PetSmart Charities called Rescue Waggin’: Tales from the Road which features inspiring stories of dogs moving from overcrowded shelters to ones where they have more of a chance.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that bans adoptions by same-sex couples and single people in countries that recognize marriage equality.
Many greyhounds around the country are rescued from dog racetracks, and now all they want to do is love you a lot.
PetSmart Charities and followers of BuzzFeed Animals on Twitter told these touching stories of animal adoptions.
This week for BuzzReads, Chris Stokel-Walker takes a look at the physically and intellectually demanding sport of chessboxing. Read that and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.