Monthly Archives: May 2022

LA Animal Services launches plea for adoption of dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters – NBC Los Angeles

LA Animal Services is asking Angelenos to open their hearts and homes to dogs and cats in need of adoption, offering discounted rates at the agency’s six locations Saturday and Sunday. “Our shelters are full and need YOU to help the dogs find homes,” according to an agency statement released Friday. As National Pet Month draws to a close, LA ...

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South African animal group and British military save nine lions from Ukrainian zoo

British Army veterans have led a daring rescue mission to save nine lions from a Ukrainian zoo in the biggest feline extraction from a war zone. Animal rescue groups Breaking the chains and Wildlife Warriors traveled to the war-torn Black Sea port of Odessa on Monday. The mission was conceived by South African animal advocate Lionel de Lange, founder of ...

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Giving Paws launches high-quality pet products dedicated to supporting homeless animals

Every purchase supports shelters and rescues to help improve quality of life as animals wait for their forever homes. Tweet that “Our products meet the practical needs of pet owners and are based on the insights of pet care professionals,” said Giving Paws Founder Gina Castagnozzi. “Our mission is to provide premium quality items that improve the lives of pets ...

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Kansas Humane Society at full capacity, needs adopted animals

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Humane Society (KHS) is at capacity and needs adopted animals. The AHA’s Wichita Heart Walk will take place on June 25 In a Publish their Facebook pageKHS says their kennels are full and more and more animals are pouring in: “We have over 215 pets at the shelter (not all are ready for adoption ...

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Tuesday night’s storm brings hail, flash flooding and high winds

The severe thunderstorm that hit Brown County on Tuesday night brought hail, high winds and flash flooding to parts of the county and caused power outages. The storm issued a tornado warning around 5 p.m., although no tornadoes were confirmed. Parts of the county received up to 4 inches of rain. “It looks like the worst part of the storm, ...

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Puppy named Ruby injured in North Philadelphia shooting finds forever home – NBC10 Philadelphia

Just a month ago, Ruby, a four-month-old Pitbull mix, was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia. At the time of the incident, the pup’s former owner was trying to sell Ruby to another Warnock Street man. When the shooter opened fire, Ruby was shot in the neck. She was found and taken to the University of Pennsylvania ...

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Animal Welfare Association’s Paws and Feet 5K Race and Doggie Fun Day June 4 – Trentonian

VOORHEES – The Association for Animal Welfare has announced that its biggest fundraising event of the year is back from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 in downtown Voorhees here. The event will offer a full range of events focusing on the special bond between humans and their pets. This year’s event is especially exciting with expanded ...

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The team will donate a puppy calendar for orphan animal awareness

SAN DIEGO — The Padres and Helen Woodward Animal Center are teaming up to find homes for orphaned animals, raising awareness for the sixth annual cause this Sunday at Petco Park, the animal shelter announced Monday. A puppy calendar, featuring many of the team’s players with adorable adoptables, will be offered to the first 35,000 fans at the 1:10 p.m. ...

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Humane Society of the Delta sues Helena-West Helena for closure

The shelter was closed in October 2021 after a disputed water bill led to a search in which police said they found animals in inhumane conditions. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Humane Society of the Delta said it is suing the City of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, and Mayor Kevin Smith for its forced closure in October 2021. the court case claimed ...

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Plant-based ‘world’s first eggs’ served by an Israeli food tech startup

An Israeli food tech start-up is serving up what it calls the world’s first plant-based poached and fried eggs (also known as sunny eggs), aiming to debut in more American restaurants. later this year after a $5 million seed round. Yo! Egg (also Yo-Egg) was founded in 2019, developing an egg-free product that produces poached, fried “eggs,” with the equivalent ...

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Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold?

But determining when and in whom the mutations first appeared requires many more virus samples from farm workers, local residents and mink, collected before and after the outbreak. “That data doesn’t exist,” said Arinjay Banerjee, a virologist at the University of Saskatchewan. Throughout 2020, testing has been difficult for Americans to access, and few patient samples have been sequenced. Surveillance ...

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Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter Waives Dog Adoption Fees Through May

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter is waiving adoption fees for dogs through Tuesday, May 31. Dogs of all ages and personalities are available for adoption. Regular adoption procedures still apply. “Today is National Rescue Dog Day, and it’s a great time for citizens to observe the day by visiting our shelter to find the perfect ...

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Explore Endangered Species Conservation in South Florida

Every year, the third Friday in May is National Endangered Species Day. Here in South Florida, there are ways to learn more about protecting the endangered animals that live right here in our backyards. A look at the world around us: WPBF 25 News Forecasting our futureMark McCarthy is the owner and director of the McCarthy Wildlife Sanctuary which is ...

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Orange County Pet Sale Ban Survives Court, Legislative Challenges – Orlando Sentinel

Orange County’s ban on the retail sale of pets, which is due to go into effect next month, appears to have survived legislative and legal challenges to block it — until now. The Florida Pet Protection Act (SB 994), which sought to preempt local laws like the ban passed 4-3 last summer by Orange County commissioners, died at the Florida ...

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Last of 88 cats adopted after being returned in the fall, all rehabilitated by Second Chance Animal Services

The last of 88 cats that were donated to Second Chance Animal Services last year has found their forever home. A man handed over 52 cats to the North Brookfield Animal Shelter in October, MassLive previously reported. Almost a week later, 16 more cats have been added to the original 52. The total of 68 increased to 88 when a ...

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Kearns Deserves the Key to the City – The Amarillo Pioneer

By Thomas Warren III, Editor I was disappointed this week to see a post from a man I admire informing the Amarillo community that he will soon be leaving his point of service that has helped so many in Amarillo and saved countless lives. animals in our community. On Monday, William C. Kearns, founder of KARTS – Kearns Animal Rescue ...

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The Ringling Bros Circus. will return next year without animals on tour

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — After a long hiatus, The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are set to return. Feld Entertainment®, the production company behind the circus has confirmed that “The Greatest Show On Earth” will return next year. The three-ring circus, known for its acts featuring lions, tigers and elephants, closed in May 2017. The show had come ...

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Farmer Focus reaffirms its commitment to safety and

HARRISONBURG, Va., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Focus on farmersthe only 100% USDA certified organic and cruelty-free® a chicken company with a mission to promote and protect generational family farms, is proud to announce a major safety and operational milestone at its plant: 5 million work hours with no lost work injuries according to OSHA. In addition to this ...

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County Recognized for Animal Center Services | Local News

The Williamson County Animal Center recently received an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards recognize innovative and effective county government programs that strengthen services to residents. NACo recognized Williamson County Animal Center programs and services that engage the community through education, support, and free or low-cost resources to help pet owners. “Programs such as pet ...

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Iron County shelter seeks donations for dog leg surgery

IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) — A seven-month-old dog in southern UP undergoes costly surgery on Wednesday. It’s to fix a broken leg. Sandy is a seven month old retriever mix. She has a broken leg in two places and surgery is needed. “She was from the Watersmeet Tribal Police. We believe this could be a case of abuse,” said Northwoods ...

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Heura will open a pop-up store in Madrid this weekend – vegconomist

luckythe first Spanish brand of plant-based food products, will open its first pop-up store from May 20 to 24 in Madrid, the Spanish capital. In this ephemeral store, customers will be able to taste some dishes made with the brand’s product portfolio, including: Traditional minced and minced vegan ground meat Vegan Empanadas with Chorizo ​​and Sausage Chili wrap with 100% ...

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Langley Animal Shelter to Cut Dog Adoption Fees in Half – Aldergrove Star

Looking for a furry friend but not sure where to go? Well, the hunt could now be coming to an end. The Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) is hosting a Spring for a Furever Friend adoption event, offering half-price adoption fees for all adoptable dogs May 15-21. Sarah Jones, the society’s executive director, said the facility has about 13 dogs ...

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Now Hiring in Pittsburgh: Refugee Social Worker, Wildlife Care, and More | Hire now | Pittsburgh

Business Development Manager. Local Food Justice Association 412 Food Rescue is looking for a full-time Business Development Manager to implement the organization’s new revenue plan. Applicants should be seasoned sales professionals who can build strong relationships with new and existing food donor accounts. Responsibilities include sales and marketing, strategic planning, etc. Click here for more details Program Wizard. Pittsburgh Nonprofit ...

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Dog Gets Dumped Twice in 2 Counties | News, Sports, Jobs

It was on a Sunday when a concerned citizen informed Jason Cooke of the Healthy Hearts and Paws Project that an elderly Schnauzer had been found outside Mr D’s food court on Warren Sharon Road in Brookfield. On Monday, someone replied to Cooke’s “lost dog” social media post, certain it was her stepfather’s dog. On the same day, ...

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Teton Valley nonprofit eyes $13 million expansion project for improved wildlife sanctuary

TETONIA – The non-profit Earthfire Institute is set to move forward with the first phase of a $13 million expansion project at the wildlife sanctuary and retreat center in Tetonia . The nonprofit’s leadership announced last week that it plans to begin construction on a multi-year sanctuary expansion project that is supported in part by the financial donation of residents ...

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The versatility of specialty deli meats

Along with offering intriguing flavor profiles, one of the appeals of the Italian specialty meat category is its versatility. Out-of-the-box options cater to high-end snacks, simple meals, brunches, and entertainment with holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and July 4 indexing the highest. Although demand peaks during times when consumers want to create a memorable experience, Italian specialty meats ...

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Rehabilitated dolphin leaves quarantine in Marathon

A juvenile bottlenose dolphin rescued after the death of its mother Associated press In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Linda Erb, vice president of animal care and training at the Dolphin Research Center, feeds Ranger, a juvenile bottlenose dolphin, Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Marathon, Fla. The male flew March 25 to the Florida Keys from ...

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Attend Wine, Whiskers & Wags to help animals like Simona | Pets

courtesy art Courtesy picture Simona looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale, and we’re grateful that the friends at Fairfax County Animal Shelter were able to help give her happiness forever. After serious complications from her pregnancy, Simona was placed in the care of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter for urgent medical assistance. She was rushed to the ...

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Keys to the Kingdom: Exploring Vermont’s Beautiful Northeast Corner

Our companion, a Bostonian at heart, was impressed. So. A lot. Cows! We kept stopping the car so he could take pictures of red barns and white silos, green hills and blue skies – and dozens of black and white Holsteins. Our advice: Plan to take it slow if you’re road tripping along Vermont’s 51-mile Northeast Kingdom Byway. Bordering Canada ...

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Re-wild of a rhino – bioGraphic

In the Manas Banani Food Producers group, for example, women learn to grow mushrooms, pickle local produce and weave textiles for locals and tourists. “Before our group was formed by WWF in 2017, most of us used to graze our cattle in the jungle and we also collected firewood there,” says Dharitri Pathak from Barengabari village. in Manas. Sharmila Basumatary ...

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Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center Needs Kitten Donations

LYNDHURST — The Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center is seeking donations for its growing kitten population. The shelter will be holding a kitten shower on May 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shelter, located in Lyndhurst, to collect items. The shelter has been going through tough times lately. It was closed to the public in February due ...

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Animal rescuers work to reduce cat overpopulation in King William area – Daily Press

Dozens of feral cats were trapped in King William and King and Queen counties to be neutered during an intensive five-day operation last month. The cats were trapped from April 1 to 5 – 48 in King William and 22 in King and Queen County, according to a report given to King William’s Board of Supervisors at its April 25 ...

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Greg Keightley is Macquarie’s nominee for the Animal Justice Party | Hawkesbury Gazette

Greg Keightley. The desire to defend animals, people and the planet inspired Greg Keightley to challenge the federal seat of Macquarie. Mr. Keightley, of Glenbrook, represents the Animal Justice Party (AJP). He has worked in construction, the independent education system, and hospitality. He owns 500 acres of property in the Blue Mountains solely for conservation purposes and has established a ...

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Tackling livestock and agriculture challenges together

Although larger, more intensive farms can better maintain a stable, quality workforce, intensification and large animal numbers can increase animal (and human) stress and disease pressure. Animals in modern commercial production systems are often confined to housing systems that limit their ability to express species-specific behavior. This can lead to damaging behaviors such as tail biting or feather pecking. Unfortunately, ...

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Family brings home coyote they mistake for lost dog

After helping what appeared to be a stray puppy on the side of the road, a family later realized they had in fact brought a small coyote into their home. On May 2, the Cape Wildlife Center, located in Barnstable, Mass., uploaded a photo of an adorable furry animal to its Facebook page. In the caption, the center explained that ...

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Want a new pet? Local animal sanctuary looking for foster families for rabbits

IDAHO FALLS — Now that Easter is over and Mother’s Day is here, many families in eastern Idaho are looking for a new pet. Haven Hollow Animal Refuge, an animal shelter in Shelley specializing primarily in rabbits, sees an increase in applications for rabbit adoption around this time each year. The non-profit animal shelter takes in stray and abandoned rabbits. ...

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UNUSED COUNCIL LAND COULD BE SOLD AT SANDOWN ZOO TO HELP EXPANSION – Island Echo

The Wildheart Trust in Sandown could be treated as a ‘special buyer’ for a strip of land owned by the Isle of Wight Council which adjoins its site. The popular Wildheart Animal Sanctuary – formerly Sandown Zoo – on Yaverland Road has been a staple of The Bay area for over 4 decades. Today, the trust that runs it wants ...

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‘I can’t walk away’: Animal welfare campaigner scrambles to help chained dogs

But owners are often reluctant to improve the living conditions of their dogs. In eight to nine cases out of 10, they are not receptive. Li hears responses like, “The dog is lazy, he can’t stand, he only likes to sleep” or “If you care about animal welfare, then go to the shelter and adopt all the animals there. — ...

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Woman attacked by dog ​​in Seattle’s Eastlake neighborhood

A Seattle Animal Shelter officer, who also responded, said the two dogs escaped from a nearby vehicle. SEATTLE — A 46-year-old Seattle woman is recovering after being attacked by two dogs in the Eastlake neighborhood on Friday morning. The entire incident was captured by the security cameras of a nearby business. Moments before the woman was attacked by two dogs, ...

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The Oakland Animal Shelter has too many dogs, especially big ones;

If you wanted to get a dog, especially a larger breed, then the City of Oakland Animal Services wants to hear from you. The agency is now asking for the public’s help after announcing that its shelter on 29th Avenue is filled with more than 100 dogs and there is no more room. “We need your help! All of our ...

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USDA finds multiple violations at NCFL exotic animal attraction

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. MELROSE, Fla. (WCJB) — Single Vision is known for having exotic pets, but a USDA inspection found multiple violations. Including an obese jaguar and a list of new species that hasn’t been updated in over two years. “I can’t ...

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The Lever Foundation Praises Peet’s Coffee and JDE Peet’s on New Comprehensive Global Animal Welfare Policy

AMSTERDAM, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JDE Peet’s, the Dutch listed food and beverage conglomerate with more than 50 brands including Peet’s Coffee, OldTown White Coffee, Maxwell House and Pickwick, today received high praise from the International NGO Lever Foundation for publishing a new comprehensive Global Farm Animal Welfare Policy. JDE Peet’s new world politics, which the Lever Foundation helped ...

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Bixby’s sad story and SJRAS’ hope for its happy ending

Last week, one of Vineland’s animal control officers walked in with a little dog that, somewhere under all the grime and piled up rugs, was supposed to be white and fluffy. I was out of the building when he arrived but got a call asking if I knew any groomers who could handle an emergency. I immediately went back to ...

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Kidlington Brownie Draws Terrifying Pet Portraits at Fundraiser

A Brownie has raised over £180 for an animal sanctuary after selling terrible pet portraits. Harriet Cotterill, 10, is in Year 5 at Edward Feild Primary School and is a member of First Kidlington Brownies. The Brownie is a big fan of animals, especially after getting his dog Mia. So when it came to deciding which charity she would choose ...

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EarthStream Announces Partnership with International Vegan Film Festival

An independent streaming platform, EarthStream today announced its partnership with the International Vegan Film Festival (IVFF) to stream some of their standout films and shorts. This agreement will allow the filmmakers who participated in the festival to present their films to a wider global audience who are interested in animal welfare, wildlife, the plant way of life and climate change. ...

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Shelters near forest fires overrun with animals

LAS VEGAS, NM (KRQE) — As wildfires continue to burn across the state, animal shelters are overrun with animals seeking to escape the flames. “People found they had to evacuate and the animals were nowhere to be found,” said Bea Gallegos, of the Animal Welfare Coalition of northeast New Mexico. Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department Seeks Volunteers A few miles from ...

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Ulster County Animal Sanctuaries – Hudson Valley One

Covid is not over but life seems to be opening up in small and large increments. Ulster County has two animal sanctuaries, Catskill Animal Sanctuary and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Both are open to visitors in May. For the past two years, these shrines have closed to the public while struggling, like all of us, to find a way to ...

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Why Fantastic Beasts’ Newt Scamander Was Expelled From Hogwarts

In the fantastic beasts franchise, Newt Scamander was the story’s focal point in his adventures as a Magizoologist, but his life took an unexpected turn as he was drawn into a harrowing secret war between the forces of Dumbledore and the nefarious radicals who composed the army of Grindelwald; however, Newt’s complicated personal life did not begin in his adult ...

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Placer County Animal Shelter Overflows; how to adopt dogs

As the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn nears capacity, Animal Services is asking the community to adopt dogs and help reunite lost pets with their owners. More than 90% of kennels are full, officials said in a statement Thursday, “with more dogs arriving every day.” Dogs are lined up in kennels or housed in overflow areas like exercise yards ...

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