Wyoming Kindness Ranch saves 100 Beagles from testing facility

*** For all of Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter *** By Jennifer Kocher, Cowboy State Daily It takes a certain type of person to oversee an animal shelter, and John Ramer is one of them. You have to be comfortable living isolated miles from the nearest town, he explains as he bombs along a single track dirt road ...

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education and social justice leaders praise bold actions to extend protections for incarcerated students | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 11, 2021– The Michelson Center for Public Policy (MCPP), along with a coalition of social justice and education organizations, applaud Governor of California Gavin Newsom to sign a law drafted by California State Senator Ben Hueso fight against recidivism by expanding access to college education for inmates. The combined efforts of the MCPP ...

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The Tiger makes a temporary return to northern China

BEIJING — A century ago, some 500 tigers roamed the vast plains of northeast China, on its border with Russia and Korea. By 1998, decades of economic expansion, poaching and human encroachment had reduced the population to just seven known individuals, leaving them functionally extinct in a country that has long revered the big cats. What has happened since, however, ...

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COVID-19 leaves Wisconsin veterinary clinics catching up | Latest news

Overall, shelter pet adoptions in 2020 were the lowest they have been in five years, but the number of adoptions has also declined significantly over that time frame. The remaining pets were simply adopted faster, which explains the empty cages. Instead, vets say pet owners – new and existing – were simply paying more attention to their pets, finding lumps, ...

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Strathallan squirrel glider sanctuary

The stretch of highway between Rochester and Echuca may not seem like a place for an animal sanctuary. But hidden behind the trees, the Strathallan Glider Sanctuary is working to restore the area’s population of squirrel gliders. Since 2015, Veronica and John Groat have set up 16 aviary-style cages for their growing family of squirrel gliders, having started with just ...

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Judge Permanently Revokes License Of Notorious Chinchilla Supplier, Calls Violations “Absolutely Staggering”

Washington DC– Citing a series of chronic animal welfare law (AWA) violations, an administrative judge on Friday permanently revoked the dealer license of Dan Moulton, owner of Moulton Chinchilla Ranch (MCR), one of the few dealers nationwide to supply chinchillas for experimentation. In a rare court ruling following an 18-day hearing, United States Department of Agriculture Judge Jill Clifton found ...

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Saratoga County Animal Shelter Hosts “Missing Dog Adoption Day”

BALLSTON SPA, NY (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Animal Shelter hosted its “Missing Dog Adoption Day,” on Saturday, promoting rescues in an attempt to find forever homes for their 21 dogs. Pet Connection with Steve Caporizzo “I’m thrilled,” said Mary Pecunia, who adopted a 12-year-old husky at the event after having an immediate connection, “Instant. I knew he was mine. ...

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For the love of animals | State and region

Delaney Wykle’s hometown legacy is one of compassion for those who need it most. Thanks to a substantial donation from Todd and Rachel Cornett, the Humane Society of Raleigh County has announced that the Delaney Wykle Animal Wellness Center will be built on Gray Flats Road next spring. Delaney, 22, died in a helicopter crash in the Bahamas on July ...

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Bob Weir, Billie Eilish and Finneas Prepare for Farm Sanctuary Live Stream

Bob Weir, Billie Eilish, Finneas and Joaquin Phoenix are among the artists and actors participating in Farm Sanctuary’s 35th anniversary free livestream, The Power of Sanctuary, airs today at 7 p.m. EST via the organization’s website. Ellen Degeneres, Alec Baldwin, Rooney Mara, Kate Mara, Alicia Silverstone, Edie Falco and many more will also appear on the live broadcast celebrating the ...

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Game and Fish investigates the death of a bear | Local News

Mila Shelehoff saw a bear that had foraged for a week in her Hyde Park Estates neighborhood act weakly and then die two days later in a wooded area near her home. Seeing the bear slowly die and having to explain it to his young son was overwhelming, said Shelehoff, who suspects the animal may have been poisoned. “It was ...

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