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Monday 2/1/21: People Magazine: Meet the 6 Amazing Special Needs Dogs Competing in the 2021 Puppy Bowl


Sunday, 1/31/21: Portland Press Herald: More Mainers are interested in adopting pets; finding them isn’t always easy
Tuesday, 1/19/21: News Center Maine: Meet Rumor and Duke, two Maine dogs set to play for Team Ruff in 2021 Puppy Bowl
Monday, 1/18/21: WMTW: Two Maine dogs to be featured in 2021 Puppy Bowl
Saturday, 1/16/21: Bangor Daily News: 2 Maine dogs to be featured in Puppy Bowl
Friday, 1/15/21: WGME: Two Maine dogs to be featured in Puppy Bowl
Wednesday, 1/13/21: News Center Maine: Demand for rescue animals continues to soar throughout pandemic
Wednesday, 1/6/21: FOX23: Fur-Ever Friend
Wednesday, 1/6/21: Entertainment Weekly: Here are all 70 puppies competing in Puppy Bowl XVII


Wednesday, 12/16/20: FOX23: Fur-Ever Friend
Sunday, 12/13/20: News Center Maine: Thinking of adopting a furry friend?
Saturday, 12/12/20:
WGME: Dozens of pets arrive in Maine from Puerto Rico


Monday, 11/30/20: WMTW: Maine nonprofits counting on Giving Tuesday donations to meet rising need


Thursday, 10/1/20: FOX23: Furever Friend


Monday, 9/21/20: Sun Journal: How to help pets cope with the pandemic
Saturday, 9/19/20: News Center Maine: Young Mainer bouncing for 24 hours to raise money for the ARLGP
Sunday, 9/13/20: WMTW: Falmouth boy completes 24-hour trampoline challenge to raise money for Animal Refuge League
Thursday, 9/10/20: WGME: 10-year-old to host 24-hour trampoline fundraiser to help Maine animals


Sunday, 8/30/20: Portland Press Herald: Saco fitness center hosts cornhole for a cause
Wednesday, 8/26/20: WGME: Rescue animals ready for adoption after months of care
Wednesday, 8/26/20: Good Morning America: National Dog Day: these dogs are looking for forever homes
Monday, 8/17/20: Bangor Daily News: A ‘Pawsome’ Initiative: Town & Country FCU, ARLGP team up to support dogs during ‘DOG-UST’

JULY 2020

Thursday, 7/23/20: WGME: The importance of foster families during the pandemic
Monday, 7/20/20: WGME: Maine animal shelters in desperate need of donations due to coronavirus pandemic
Friday, 7/17/20: WGME: 175 animals stuck in limbo as pandemic delays court hearings
Tuesday, 7/7/20:
News Center Maine / 207: Babe, the little dog who defied the odds
Wednesday, 7/1/20: FOX23: Furever Friend

JUNE 2020

Monday, 6/22/20: WGME: Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland takes in animals from out of state again

MAY 2020

Sunday, 5/17/20: WGME: Seized Maine animals caught in legal pandemic limbo
Saturday, 5/16/20:
Sun Journal: Seized animals caught in legal pandemic limbo
Thursday, 5/14/20: Maine Public: Veterinary news
Wednesday, 5/6/20:
News Center Maine / 207: Animal shelters and rescues continue doing important work during pandemic

APRIL 2020

Saturday, 4/25/20: WAGM: Local pet rescue donates food to police departments for those in need
Friday, 4/24/20:
Portland Press Herald: To lift spirits, ARL holds ‘hootenanny’ drive-by parade
Thursday, 4/23/20: WGME: “Reverse parade” brings laughter and joy to Westbrook residents
Monday, 4/20/20:
American Journal: Shelter takes pandemic approach to finding pets homes
Saturday, 4/18/20: WABI: Pet rescue in Caribou gets large donation

MARCH 2020

Thursday, 3/26/20: Portland Press Herald: House-bound animal lovers making room for foster pets
Tuesday, 3/17/20: WGME: Maine shelters make changes amid coronavirus outbreak


Wednesday, 2/26/20: News Center Maine: The many benefits of puppy yoga
Monday, 2/3/20:
Portland Press Herald: Our View: After ‘ruff’ start, a rescue dog scores big
Monday, 2/3/20:
News Center Maine: The sweet sounds of a violin make it feel more like home
Sunday, 2/2/20: News Center Maine: The winner of Puppy Bowl XVI is Team Fluff with the help of Maine Collie
Saturday, 2/1/20: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home


Thursday, 1/30/20: Portland Press Herald: An inspirational tail: Maine collie goes from animal cruelty seizure to Puppy Bowl
Wednesday, 1/29/20:
WGME: Dog rescued in Somerset County preparing for Puppy Bowl
Wednesday, 1/29/20:
FOX23: Fur-ever Friend
Tuesday, 1/7/20:
WMTW: Featured animal: Wanda the cat


Saturday, 12/28/19: WGME: 120 dogs and cats arrive for adoption at Portland Jetport
Saturday, 12/28/19:
News Center Maine: More than 120 dogs and cats arrive in Maine with hopes for adoption
Friday, 12/27/19:
WMTW: 120 animals headed to Maine to be put up for adoption
Tuesday, 12/24/19:
WMTW: Westbrook house shows off lights for good cause
Monday, 12/23/19:
American Journal: Musical holiday light show benefits animals
Wednesday, 12/18/19:
The Forecaster: Scarborough Terrace honors longtime animal lover
Wednesday, 12/11/19:
WGME: Maine senior awarded for community service
Saturday, 12/7/19:
Portland Press Herald: Scarborough Terrace Living to present annual Senior Service Award


Friday, 11/8/19: News Center Maine: Rusty the terminally ill pup finds home
Wednesday, 11/6/19: FOX23: Fur-ever Friend


Tuesday, 10/29/19: News Center Maine: Sleeping with the dogs…
Tuesday, 10/15/19:
MY9NJ: ‘A lot of happy tears’ terminally ill dog adopted by family
Monday, 10/14/19: WGME: Terminally ill dog adopted, ready for ‘bucket list’ adventures
Sunday, 10/13/19: WGME: Shelter seeks family to give terminally ill dog ‘bucket list’ adventures
Friday, 10/4/19: News Center Maine: Pets rescued from destruction in Bahamas arrive in Maine, looking for homes
Friday, 10/4/19: WGME: Dozens of animals saved from the Bahamas arrive in Maine


Wednesday, 9/25/19: Bangor Daily News: A kitten going on outdoor excursions might be uncommon, but it’s everyday life for this Maine ‘adventure cat’
Monday, 9/9/19: Portland Press Herald: Buyer of Bar Harbor mansion plans to resell to benefit two Greater Portland nonprofits


Saturday, 8/21/19: Portland Press Herald: At a pair of pup-ular events in Southern Maine, it’s all about dogs
Thursday, 8/22/19:
Portland Press Herald: Dogs seized from Solon breeder begin transition to new homes
Wednesday, 8/21/19:
WGME: Some animals seized from Maine home will soon be up for adoption
Wednesday, 8/21/19: WMTW: Some of 100 animals seized from Maine home ready for adoption
Wednesday, 8/21/19: WABI: Dogs rescued from Solon looking for fur-ever homes
Tuesday, 8/20/19: NECN: 100+ animals seized in Maine set for adoption
Saturday, 8/17/19: WGME: ‘Clear the Shelters’ leads to dozens of local adoptions

JULY 2019

Friday, 7/26/19: WGME: Many Maine shelters offer foster programs
Friday, 7/26/19: Bangor Daily News: Shelter asks for donations after taking in animals from Solon home
Thursday, 7/25/19: WGME: Animal Refuge League asks for help after taking in animals from Solon seizure
Thursday, 7/25/19: NECN: More than 100 animal seized in Maine investigation
Wednesday, 7/24/19: News Center Maine: ‘Martinis for Mutts’ fundraiser helps thousands of animals each year
Tuesday, 7/23/19:
News Center Maine: 80-plus animals rescued from property in Solon
Tuesday, 7/23/19: I Heart Dogs: Hotels help local rescues become lobby dogs and find homes
Saturday, 7/20/19: Today: Shelter pets find work (and homes) as hotel ‘lobby dogs’
Thursday, 7/4/19: News Center Maine: More pets go missing on July 4 than any other day, experts say

JUNE 2019

Saturday, 6/29/19: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home 
Friday, 6/14/19: WGME: ARLGP’s Fur Ball provides night of fun, fundraising
Thursday, 6/13/19: WGME: ARLGP’s Fur Ball helps them aid animals from across the country
Wednesday, 6/12/19: WGME: ARLGP’s Fur Ball helps save animals’ lives
Monday, 6/3/19: American Journal: Together Days revisits 1980s

MAY 2019

Tuesday, 5/28/19: The Forecaster: Greely senior’s business supports animals in need
Saturday, 5/18/19: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Thursday, 5/16/19: WGME: Are doggy DNA tests reliable?

APRIL 2019

Tuesday, 4/23/19: Forbes: The Maine Thing: How This Inn by the Sea Can Seduce You

MARCH 2019

Saturday, 3/30/19: WGME: Portland Museum of Art hosting ‘CatVideoFest 2019’
Friday, 3/29/19: Hallmark Network, Home & Family Show: adoptable pet feature
Monday, 3/25/19:
WABI: Bangor Savings Bank Foundation hands out annual community awards
Saturday, 3/23/19: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Thursday, 3/14/19: Keep ME Current: Concert inspired by rescue animals
Wednesday, 3/13/19: Fodors: 10 Hotels Connecting Guests and Rescue Animals
Wednesday, 3/13/19: The Forecaster: USM’s ‘Applause for Paws’ concert inspired by rescue animals
Tuesday, 3/12/19: WGME/Fox23: Fur-ever Friend


Thursday, 2/14/19: WGME: Local Mainers celebrate Valentines Day with puppy yoga
Sunday, 2/3/19:
WMTW: Mainers gather to cheer on Portland pup in Puppy Bowl 
Friday, 2/1/19: Portland Press Herald: Local rescue pup playing in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl


Tuesday, 1/29/19: WGME: Maine dog to be featured in Sunday’s “Puppy Bowl”
Wednesday, 1/23/19: WGME/Fox23: Fur-ever Friend
Saturday, 1/12/19:
News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Monday, 1/7/19:
News Center Maine: Maine rescue puppy makes Hollywood debut on Animal Planet
Saturday, 1/5/19:
News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home


Thursday, 12/20/18: News Center Maine: Puppies cure worries during stressful season
Saturday, 12/15/18: News Center Maine: Preparing for a pet as a present


Friday, 10/19/18: WMTW: Pets rescued from hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico up for adoption
Wednesday, 10/17/18: WGME: Local shelter welcomes animals from hurricane-ravaged areas
Saturday, 10/13/18: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Tuesday, 10/9/18:
WGME/FOX23: Fur-Ever Friend


Saturday, 9/29/18: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Monday, 9/24/18:
News Center Maine: 5 things to know when adopting a pet
Friday, 9/14/18:
WMTW: ARLGP holds ‘name your own fee’ adoption event
Thursday, 9/13/18:
WGME: Maine shelter prepares to take in animals from Hurricane Florence


Saturday, 8/25/18: News Center Maine: Fetch ME a Home
Friday, 8/10/18:
NECN: We loved him right from day one: Maine family adopts dog after fostering

JULY 2018

Friday, 7/27/18: WGME: ‘Unleashed’ camp helps kids learn compassion and kindness towards animals
Thursday, 7/26/18:
WGME: Annual pet food drive helps shelters across the state
Wednesday, 7/18/18: MaineToday: Get your chairs out (if they aren’t already) for the Yarmouth Clam Fest’s 80’s-themed parade
Sunday, 7/8/18: Portland Press Herald: Animal lovers get warm and fuzzy at Fur Ball
Wednesday, 7/4/18: News Center Maine: Tips to keep your pet from running away during fireworks
Tuesday, 7/3/18: Bangor Daily News: Cat who grabbed national headlines as ‘tutor’ at Maine high school dies
Tuesday, 7/3/18: Kennebec Journal: Westbrook neighborhood’s wandering cat Simba, a high school regular, dies
Monday, 7/2/18: WGME: Shelters recommend microchipping pets before Fourth of July

JUNE 2018

Friday, 6/16/18: WGME: ‘Fur Ball’ benefits Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland
Saturday, 6/2/18:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home

MAY 2018

Friday, 5/11/18: WGME: IDEXX breaks ground on new facility

APRIL 2018

Tuesday, 4/10/18: WGME: Puerto Rico puppies come to Maine
Tuesday, 4/10/18: WCSH6/NECN: Abandoned animals from storm available for adoption in Maine
Tuesday, 4/10/18: WMTW: Four-legged victims of hurricane Maria will come to Maine for adoption
Friday, 4/6/18:
WGME: Animal Refuge League visits Puerto Rico to help animals in need
Monday, 4/2/18:
Portland Press Herald: Shelter, Mainers come to the rescue of stray dogs from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

MARCH 2018

Tuesday, 3/27/18: WGME/FOX23: Fur-Ever Friend
Sunday, 3/25/18:
Portland Press Herald: Maine Observer: New in town? Find best friends at dog park
Saturday, 3/17/18:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home


Saturday, 2/10/18: WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home
Thursday, 2/8/18:
Down East Magazine: Retirement and Pets podcast with Sandra Harris
Friday, 2/2/18:
WCSH6: Cutest athlete on the field this Sunday comes from Maine
Thursday, 2/1/18:
American Journal: Westbrook puppy touches down on national stage


Wednesday, 1/31/18: WGME: Local dog stars in Puppy Bowl
Wednesday, 1/31/18:
Portland Press Herald: Juniper, from Maine, jumps at the chance to appear in Puppy Bowl 14
Monday, 1/29/18: WMTW: Maine puppy to storm the gridiron in Puppy Bowl XIV
Sunday, 1/28/18:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home
Tuesday, 1/16/18:
WABI: Organizations celebrate 15th annual nonprofit day in Augusta
Tuesday, 1/16/18: Henry Schein announces finalists for third Henry Shein Cares Medal
Thursday, 1/11/18: The Telegraph: Even if Falcons don’t fly, Georgia will have a dog in the game on Super Bowl Sunday


Thursday, 12/28/17: WCSH6: Extremely low temperatures make for dangerous conditions for people and pets
Tuesday, 12/12/17: WGME: Fur-Ever Friend
Saturday, 12/2/17: WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home


Tuesday, 11/21/17: What happens when an Inn and Animal Refuge League collaborate
Saturday, 11/4/17:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home
Wednesday, 11/1/17:
WGME: Fur-Ever Friend


Friday, 10/13/17: WMTW: ‘Bathe to Save’ dog tour stops in Maine
Friday, 10/13/17:
WGME: Traveling dog wash boosts local animal shelter
Friday, 10/13/17:
WCSH6: Puerto Rican puppies come to Maine
Friday, 10/13/17:
Portland Press Herald: Dogs from Puerto Rico arrive at Animal Refuge League
Thursday, 10/12/17:
WMTW: Pets abandoned in Puerto Rico look for new homes in Maine
Thursday, 10/12/17:
WGME: Dozens of pets rescued from Puerto Rico arrive in Maine, need homes
Wednesday, 10/11/17:
WGME: Dogs rescued in Puerto Rico following hurricanes Irma and Maria arrive in Maine
Friday, 10/6/17:
Portland Press Herald: Dogs, cats from hurricane-ravaged Virgin Islands need new homes in southern Maine 


Saturday, 9/30/17: WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home
Friday, 9/29/17:
WCSH6: Puppies affected by hurricanes need new homes
Monday, 9/25/17:
MaineToday: Bring Oktoberfest home with one of these brewfests
Friday, 9/22/17:
Bangor Daily News: Cats and dogs displaced by hurricane Irma arrive in Maine for care
Friday, 9/22/17:
NECN: Animals rescued from hurricanes brought to Maine
Thursday, 9/21/17:
Portland Press Herald: Pets from shelters affected by hurricanes coming to Maine for new homes
Thursday, 9/21/17: 
WGME: ARLGP to find homes for animals displaced by hurricanes
Tuesday, 9/19/17:
WGME: Fur-Ever Friend
Monday, 9/18/17:
ABC News: 15-year-old shelter cat that loves to be held finds a home
Sunday, 9/17/17:
WCSH6: ARLGP Facebook post goes viral, special cat gets adopted
Saturday, 9/16/17: Huffington Post: Shelter Finds Perfect Solution For Sweet Senior Cat Who Just Wants To Be Held
Tuesday, 9/5/17:
WGME: Local animal shelter prepares for Hurricane Irma impact


Tuesday, 8/28/17: Maine Animal Refuge League prepares for animals from Harvey
Wednesday, 8/23/17:
Down East Magazine: Dog days of summer travel
Tuesday, 8/22/17: Down East Magazine: Dog days of summer travel
Monday, 8/21/17:
Portland Press Herald: Auction of Maine art collection to benefit Animal Refuge League
Saturday, 8/19/17: NECN: Maine helps Clear the Shelters
Thursday, 8/17/17: WCSH6: Art donation appeals to animal shelter

JULY 2017

Wednesday, 7/28/17: NECN: Dogs from Puerto Rico get second chance
Tuesday, 7/25/17:
WGME: 11-year-old volunteers his time to make a difference at ARLGP
Tuesday, 7/25/17:
WGME: Cape Elizabeth hotel makes adopting a dog easy
Tuesday, 7/25/17:
WGME: Family adopts dog after being saved for South Korean meat farm
Tuesday, 7/25/17:
WGME: Fur-Ever Friend
Monday, 7/24/17:
The Dodo: Puppy with a heart defect looking for home
Friday, 7/21/17:
WGME: Dog with heart condition ready for adoption
Saturday, 7/7/17:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home

JUNE 2017

Tuesday, 6/27/17: WGME: Fur-Ever Friend
Tuesday, 6/20/17: WGME: Cleaning company to collect supplies for shelter
Saturday, 6/17/17:
WCSH6: Fetch ME a Home
Thursday, 6/15/17: Keep Me Current: TD Affinity Membership Program
Friday, 6/9/17: WGME: Animal Refuge League’s Fur Ball breaks fundraising record
Friday, 6/7/17: WGME: Fur Ball to support Animal Refuge League Friday night in Portland
Wednesday, 5/31/17: WCSH6: Dogs bred for food in South Korea get second chance

MAY 2017

Tuesday, 5/16/17: WGME: Fur-Ever Friend

APRIL 2017

Tuesday, 4/11/17: WGME: Fur-Ever Friend
Thursday, 4/6/17: Keep Me Current: Tees get A+ as animal shelter fundraiser
Tuesday, 4/3/17: WGME: Puerto Rican dogs up for adoption in Portland

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