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Puppies In The Arms of Angels

What has Sarah McLachlan been doing since Lilith Fair ended? I mean, besides raking in royalty checks from high schools pumping “I Will Remember You” through the intercom for graduation ceremonies? Not too much besides showing up in random deep house remix records, really. But here she is, inexplicably back in the public eye as the big name celeb supporting the ASPCA in its new sad puppies ad campaign promoting the adoption of abused animals. A typical reaction to this commercial: “How many times have I seen this ad and cried since Sunday? Seven times.” The ASPCA uses guilt and cuddliness to an excruciatingly precise effect in order to put across their message that love can trump allergens. Props. Unfortunately, the gravity of the downtrodden animal images is more or less ruined by the creepy Dr. Claw way in which Ms. McLachlan pets her dog…