Monthly Archives: September 2021

Austin animals alive! risky no-kill status in the middle of a land deal with the city

Austin animals alive! risky no-kill status in the middle of a land deal with the city The APA says the city’s reputation for non-assassination is now on the line, as their land deal with the city is set to expire on November 23. AUSTIN, Texas – When it comes to animals, for years Austin has been recognized and known for ...

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Bourke Shire Council Rescue Dog Shooting Legal: RSPCA

Animal Justice Party MLC Emma Hurst said the incident demonstrated the law needed to change to prevent similar incidents from happening in pounds and shelters. “The Animal Justice Party is calling for reforms that will legally force books to contact and work with rescue groups to relocate animals. If a rescue group is prepared to take in animals, it should ...

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Magoffin County officials hold public forum to recruit help for animal shelter

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) – Magoffin County authorities are taking initiatives to help animals in need. “What could be nicer than helping animals that don’t have a home? said Maryanne Wheatley. “And they’re very nice and you can bond with them and hope they have a real family.” Magoffin County Executive Judge Matt Wireman convened a public forum on Thursday in ...

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Imagine Furever Ranch opens in Shawnee as a shelter for senior dogs – how you can visit, volunteer

Older dogs rest quietly at a small ranch in North Shawnee. After celebrating a grand opening at the end of August, Imagine Furever Ranch has already become the home of over half a dozen dogs. In fact, co-founders Kathryn Lask and Todd Mitchell say they’re accepting a constant stream of new surrenders and relocated senior dogs as part of their ...

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Leading Chicken Farmer Charged with ‘Horrific’ Animal Cruelty Following Secret Investigation

Reading time: 2 minutes This article contains descriptions of animal abuse that might disturb readers. A secret investigation has revealed “horrific” animal cruelty at a cage-free chicken hatchery in North Carolina. Animal Cruelty at Case Farms The Case Farms poultry farming and processing group, and one of the largest chicken producers in the United States, operates the facility. The facility ...

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“You keep Fluffy. We don’t want Fluffy. LA County Animal Shelters Try New Approach | Pets

LOS ANGELES – Ulysses Sandoval desperately wanted to save his dog. Chia needed surgery to remove a large stone from her bladder, but Sandoval had lost her job during the COVID-19 pandemic. He had sought help from family members and was willing to take out a loan and sell his car to get the $ 2,200. Frantically calling for rescue ...

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Washington County Animal Shelter Raises Money With Garage Sale | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – After a busy summer, the Washington County / Johnson City Animal Shelter is hoping to raise money for daily operations with a garage sale. Washington County Animal Shelter Encourages Cat Adoption During Cat-A-Thon The shelter has made several changes over the past month, launching appeals for donations and adoptions, as the shelter cares for 102 ...

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Vegan bed, breakfast on the horizon for the Brothers Rescue Farm

BROTHERS – What started as a literal dream overnight has turned into Amnesty Freedom Farm where farm animals can be rehabilitated and saved with a forever home in Brethren. Megan Scott, co-owner of Amnesty Freedom Farm, recalled that she had a dream that inspired the creation of the farm. “One day I had a weird dream about my family farm ...

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Cedar Rapids Police Department sees increase in animal abuse investigations

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – The Cedar Rapids Police Department sees an increase in animal abuse investigations, with numbers from January 1, 2021 to July 2021 more than doubling throughout 2020. At a City Public Safety and Youth Services Council meeting this week, Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne Jerman reported that the department was involved in 11 animal abuse cases ...

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ACES redefines agricultural learning – the Sopris Sun

The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) at Rock Bottom Ranch (RBR) recently hosted a panel discussion, “So you think you want to be a farmer? At a time when the world recognizes that agriculture is the biggest contributor to the climate crisis, change in agriculture is essential. This panel showcased the experiences and takeaways from this season’s RBR Livestock ...

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