Monthly Archives: October 2021

Are black cats really unlucky? Here’s where the superstition comes from

through: Lauren Mixon, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 31, 2021 / 3:08 PM EDT / Update: Oct 31, 2021 / 3:08 PM EDT Photo of a black cat at the SICSA Pet Adoption and Welfare Center in Dayton, Ohio (WDTN Photo / Lauren Mixon) DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Many Americans have a superstition that black cats are dangerous or unlucky; ...

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One-eyed rescue dog reacts with joy after learning she is being adopted

An animal rescue center worker captured the joyful moment when a disabled dog, who survived a puppy mill, learned she was adopted. Joe Kay, who works as a Dog Adoption Coordinator, helping to save, train and welcome dogs, shared the emotional clip on TikTok under Handful of Dog Adoption where it was viewed 1.1 million of times. Images can be ...

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Kids Nature Retired Pumpkin Patch | Upcoming San Diego Events

The Children’s Nature Retreat, a 20-acre wildlife sanctuary in Alpine, is ready for the fall season with its own patch of pumpkins. From October 1 through Halloween, families can spend the day on the farm interacting with the animals and picking pumpkins in the pumpkin patch. The Retreat has been preparing all summer for its harvest of organic pumpkins. Families ...

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Fraser Valley Farm Animal Abuse Images May Be Ineligible If Obtained Illegally: Lawyers

Breadcrumb Links New Local News criminality As the SPCA prepares a case recommending charges to Crown counsel, attorney Victoria Shroff says any illegally obtained evidence could be removed from court review. Author of the article: Sarah Grochowski Lorie Chortyk of the SPCA. Photo by Arlen Redekop /PROVINCE Content of the article A video that allegedly shows evidence of animal abuse ...

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9-year-old girl opens barkery for dog treats to raise funds for local animal shelter

Caroline Wetherington, a 9-year-old girl in Chesapeake, Va., Opened “Caroline’s Barkery,” a bakery selling dog toys and treats to raise money for a local animal shelter. “I make homemade dog treats and toys and donate all the money I collect to the SPCA (Virginia Beach),” she wrote in a recent Instagram Publish. “Last year I raised $ 946. My goal ...

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Sheriff Wayne Ivey’s ‘Together and Grateful’ Animal Adoptions Offered in November

includes free medical insurance for your new pet through Trupanion Offer includes sterilization, microchip, current vaccinations, free medical insurance through Trupanion and a county tag (with an approved claim) BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Animal Services is offering free dog and cat adoptions for the month of November. Offer includes sterilization / sterilization, microchip, current vaccinations, free medical insurance ...

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Firefighters visit dogs in Battersea

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home was treated to one of the cutest sites south of the Thames this week as firefighters from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) paid a friendly visit to the center’s dogs. Their presence came courtesy of the world famous wildlife sanctuary’s’ Wear Blue for Rescue ‘campaign, which encourages people across the UK to show their support ...

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Halloween puts “enormous pressure” on veterinary clinics and rescue centers

Animal welfare is a major concern around Halloween, said Senator Pippa Hackett, as she urges people to be aware of the distress caused by flashing lights and loud noises. “Firecrackers and firecrackers are very disturbing for dogs, cats, horses, donkeys and other animals,” said the Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture. “I would advise pet owners to keep ...

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable Pet of the Week is the Pumpkin King

ADOPT, DON’T BUY! The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable Pet of the Week is Pumpkin King, a 3 year old male mixed breed dog. He loves to be loved and is very affectionate. He is neutered, chipped and fully vaccinated. For more information, log on to BrevardSheriff.com or call 321-633-2024. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable ...

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Animal shelter seeks to make more room in the filling facility

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – An abundance of furry friends leaves little vacancy at Winnebago County Animal Services. Recently, around 20 dogs and 70 cats are patiently waiting to be adopted on any given day. “There has been an influx of cats and dogs into our facility, mostly stray dogs,” says DeShawn Christiansen, shelter operations coordinator. “We struggle a bit to ...

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