Monthly Archives: June 2022

UFO Festival Goers Will Experience a ‘Close Encounter’…with PETA’s Message

The group will ask everyone to take care of the bears and avoid the roadside zoo For immediate release:June 30, 2022 Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382 Roswell, New Mexico – On Saturday, UFO Festival attendees can anticipate a different kind of “sighting”: a conductive object identified by PETA, i.e. a moving billboard, reminding everyone to drive past the park and city-owned Spring ...

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Animal Humane Society plans innovative new campus

The Twin Cities-based Animal Humane Society says a sprawling new campus planned for St. Paul will push the boundaries of the role animal welfare organizations play in communities across the country. A recently announced $6 million estate bequest, donated by long-time volunteers Steven Nordberg and Betsy McDonald, will help move the plans forward. Nordberg, who died in 2020, and McDonald, ...

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Serving the hairiest among us – Winchester Sun

When Best Friends Animal Society ranked Kentucky as, sadly, the no. 10th state in the United States for deaths in pet shelters, it may have sent shivers down the spine of animal lovers across the Commonwealth. However, Clark County Animal Shelter seeks to continue to make a positive name for itself throughout the community and to be an exception to ...

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Gemma Atkinson opens new £75,000 Bleakholt cattery

A new facility that will allow an animal sanctuary to care for more cats has been officially opened by their famous ambassador. Hits Radio presenter Gemma Atkinson has opened Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary’s new cattery enclosures, which allows the Edenfield Sanctuary to support an additional 100 cats. Gemma is president of Bleakholt and attended the opening with her daughter Mia, showing ...

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Farmer’s market season has arrived in North Brooklyn

Farmer’s market season is in full swing and North Brooklyn’s Green Markets sell the season’s best produce, meats, breads, flowers, and more. dominoes park The Domino Park Green Market. GrowNYC’s Domino Park Greenmarket is open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until November 20. If you’re having trouble finding it this year, it’s because the Domino Park Farmer’s ...

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A sneak peek at Fresno’s brand new animal shelter

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — It was moving day for some big puppies at the new Fresno Animal Shelter in East Central Fresno. They were moved to a brand new air-conditioned facility near Fresno Yosemite International Airport. Cute kittens also found temporary kennel space here. The brand new animal shelter is set to open its doors this week. “We’re going to ...

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Five Top Questions About Florida Title Lending

Some lenders offer the so-called second lien title loan, using which you can apply for a title loan without a clear title and without a lien. A clear title simply means that the car is entirely with you, no one asks about car ownership, and there are no outstanding loans on the car. A second lien title loan application process ...

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Ingham County Animal Shelter overcrowded with cats

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — A Mason animal shelter is experiencing an overflow of cats, which has caused them to stop accepting more cats. In mid-June, nearly two dozen cats were taken to the Ingham County Animal Shelter. During the investigation, animal control officers said they found the cats were living in unsanitary conditions. With summer well underway, the Ingham County ...

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KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine holds first animal welfare seminar

There has been general concern in Ghana and around the world over the way animals are treated in society. Veterinarians are therefore well placed to understand animal welfare and communicate it to the general public. The KNUST school of veterinary medicine in collaboration with the Animal Welfare League therefore organized a seminar on animal welfare for veterinary students. The inaugural ...

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Animal shelter workers trained as veterinary assistants

WILSON, North Carolina Wilson County Animal Enforcement Officers have a new tool in their toolbox. Wilson County Animal Services Center manager Sgt. Rodney Harper and Adoption Coordinator Alyssa Whitney just became Certified Veterinary Assistants after completing a five-month program at Nash Community College. “Sending them was a good way to evaluate the program and bring the information back to us ...

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Kitten thrown out of car window in Montclair, animal shelter says

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair animal control officers are asking for the public’s help in locating the person who threw a cat out of a moving car window on Friday. According to a statement from the Montclair Township Animal Shelter: “Montclair Animal Control is seeking public assistance to help find the person responsible for an act of animal cruelty by throwing ...

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Cuddle rescued farm animals at this Colorado nonprofit sanctuary

This great country of ours is proud of its agricultural culture, and while there are farms that take good care of their animals, there are, unfortunately, many livestock that are abused and neglected. This has led to the formation of animal sanctuaries across the United States, and their job is to rescue farm animals in ...

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Funding for Sand Springs animal welfare shelter upgrades on the ballot – FOX23 News

Video: Sand Springs Animal Welfare encourages residents to vote yes on funding proposal SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Sand Springs Animal Welfare encourages people to vote yes on a bond proposal that would provide the organization with a larger facility. “We’re definitely too big for our facility here, so we’re hoping to have bigger areas,” said Tracy Arvidson, animal welfare coordinator ...

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PAWS Animal Adoption Center Receives $10,000 from State Farm

state farm® donates $1.6 million to American communities to celebrate the 100th anniversary ROCKPORT — State Farm Agent January Peavey has a long history of demonstrating what it means to be a good neighbor. January recently presented the PAWS Animal Adoption Center with a $10,000 grant from State Farm® as part of the company’s Outstanding Community Involvement Program. January was ...

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Animal shelters fight the overflow of abandoned animals

SALT LAKE CITY – The summer months are always busy for animal shelters, but for some reason this year is particularly bad. Some shelters, like Weber County, can no longer accommodate dogs. They need volunteers, food and adoptions, and they need them now. “It’s just crazy how busy we are. We’ve never really been busier,” said Amparo Gutierrez, assistant manager ...

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Radioactive beasts are invading our cities

radioactive boar are invading the towns of southern Germany. They pull out a man in a wheelchair; they cross fences and roam the roads, cutting off traffic on the highways; they travel in packs in search of food. Police are scrambling to restore order in urban centers. The radioactive boars are armed with a post-apocalyptic payload; they live in the ...

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State tells county ‘great job’ on new animal shelter

The first report from state animal welfare inspectors praises the work done by Guilford County staff, designers and builders on the new Guilford County Animal Shelter that opened in late last year at 980 Guilford College Road in Greensboro. The expensive new facility – with the lofty, longer name of ‘Guilford County Animal Resource Center’ – was built to replace ...

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Early COVID work pays off in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle

Hudson Valley governments have different opinions when it comes to distributing hazard pay for workers who showed up to serve the public at the start of the COVID pandemic. In New Rochellethe proposed rewards would go to 408 frontline workers, with the city targeting the city’s lowest-paid essential workers and first responders for the top $3,000 bonuses. Most City of ...

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Man’s Best Friend Gets Pitt County Shelter Upgrade

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – For the tenants of the Pitt County Animal Shelter, life hasn’t always been a gateway, but with the completion of a year-long renovation project, the doors of the kennels are wide open for business. “As the community grows, so does the population,” said shelter manager Chad Singleton. “There is overpopulation in North Carolina as a ...

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The largest no-kill animal sanctuary in the United States is in Utah

There are hundreds of animals in Utah that need homes. Dogs, cats, horses, pigs, goats, etc. – there are animals that just want to be cared for and feel loved. Fortunately, Kanab’s Best Friends Animal Society is doing something about it. This Utah animal sanctuary is one of the largest no-kill animal sanctuaries in the ...

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Prime Minister of Tasmania – Next step to better protect animals

June 20, 2022 Jo Palmer, Minister of Primary Industries and Water The Liberal Government of Tasmania takes animal welfare very seriously and that is why we are taking action to further strengthen the Animal Welfare Act. Developed with the RSPCA and key stakeholders, the project Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2022 is now open ...

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AWA Announces Grand Opening Celebration of New Adoption and Education Center

AWA Announces Grand Opening Celebration of New Adoption and Education Center June 17, 2022 Voorhees, New Jersey- Animal Welfare Association (AWA) located in Voorhees, NJ announces its grand opening celebration at its new adoption and education center. The event will take place on Saturday, June 25e 1-4 p.m. at 509 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees, NJ. The celebration is open to the ...

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Funding Animal Sanctuary, Free Music Camp, DAP Heads East

Here’s a quick look at what’s happening with our local nonprofits. Million-Dollar Donor Names Animal Samaritans Veterinary Clinic Following a donation of $750,000 from the Richard Brooke Foundation, animal samaritans received $1,750,000 from a local animal lover Cade L. Morrow. “From the beginning, Cade was committed to helping the most vulnerable pets in our community, with a focus on abused ...

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Animal rights group sues national chimpanzee sanctuary

A baby chimpanzee clings to its mother at Chimp Haven in Keithville, Louisiana. Gerald Herbert/Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — An animal rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against the federally owned National Chimpanzee Sanctuary once used for experiments. A federal citation and Chimp Haven’s own reports of an escape and of deaths caused by chimp fights show the sanctuary’s ...

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Carolyn Frances Christopher Obituary – Chief Pueblo

Carolyn Christopher passed away peacefully at home with her daughter Lynnda by her side on April 29, 2022. She was born to Alan and Lillian Ladd II on February 9, 1936 in Lovell, Wyo. She grew up in Wyoming and Colorado. and graduated from Pueblo Central High School. Above all, Carolyn was a loving mother, grandmother and passionate activist, and ...

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OBITUARY: Sara Evelyn Gatlin – Williamson Source

Sara Evelyn Gatlin of Franklin, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, she was 92 years old. She was born in Franklin, TN to the late Walter and Eunice Ferguson Gatlin. Evelyn was a small business owner and still an entrepreneur. She had a zest for life, loved to eat well and lived up to line dancing! Many were able ...

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Photos / Animal Rescue: Dozens of Dogs From Suspected Puppy Mill Arrive in Oregon | New

Dozens of French Bulldogs and other mixed breed Bulldogs from a suspected puppy mill have been transferred to the Oregon Humane Society (OHS), Panda Paws Rescue and several other shelters and rescues in Northern California, in Oregon and Washington. One of the rescued dogs arriving in Portland. Courtesy of the Oregon Humane Society Oregon Humane Society crews unloaded the dogs ...

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Will Robert Irwin follow his sister Bindi’s love story? Steve Irwin’s son is asked for his number at the zoo

Robert Irwin was recently approached by an American tourist at Australia Zoo on June 14, Tuesday. However, proving the gentleman he is, he didn’t chase his fan and instead handled the situation perfectly. The situation is quite similar to how her sister Bindi Irwin met her love and now husband Chandler Powell at the zoo himself. American tourist Megan Grass ...

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Pilot whales stranded on Chatham sandbar, IFAW is working to save them

CHATHAM – Of five pilot whales stranded off Chatham on Saturday, two escaped the harbour, two died and one continues to be monitored as it swims into the harbour. The International Fund for Animal Welfare responded to several calls about the whales on its stranding hotline on Saturday afternoon June 11, leading to a weekend-long rescue mission to treat and ...

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Austin Animal Shelter overcapacity, asks public to adopt or foster

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Animal Center is once again over capacity and asking the public to adopt or foster. However, this call seems even more serious as the shelter is forced to find unconventional ways to house the increased number of animals entering the facility. “I know we’ve asked for this call a lot, but right now we’re at ...

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PHOTOS: See who’s available for adoption at Henry County Animal Control | Henry Herald Photo Slideshows

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Check Out 5 Adorable and Exotic Pets You Can Own in Upstate New York

It’s no surprise that most exotic animals are regulated by the Department of Conservation, but it may be surprising that several animals that you probably wouldn’t be allowed to own as pets actually are! Several animals are illegal to possess in more states than are legal and among these animals are animals belonging to the families of bears, primates, big ...

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Plant Scientist Elysabeth Alfano Joins All Y’alls Foods™ Advisory Board

The queen of all things herbal rises to help advise Texas vegetable protein producer. CROSSING ROADS, Texas, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — All Y’alls Foods www.allyallsfoods.com Announces Addition of Plant-Based Authority Elysabeth Alfano to their advisory board. Elysabeth Alfano All Y’alls foods All Y’all Foods Makers of It’s Jerky Y’all & It’s Big Crunchy Bacony Bits Y’all announced that Elysabeth ...

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Dogs and cats are available for adoption at OKC area animal shelters

Editor’s note: Please contact area shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted hours of operation or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bethany Animal Control Refuge: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 789-3431. Humane Society Center of Central Oklahoma: ...

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Title loans: what you need to know

Car title loans are designed for people who need cash fast. They offer a short term loan using the title of your vehicle… Car title loans are designed for people who need cash fast. They offer a short-term loan using your vehicle title as collateral. Some lenders don’t do credit checks and may not even require proof of employment or ...

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Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter, Evacuee Animal Shelter, Livestock Accepted at Ft. Tuthill

Authorities ordered the evacuation of Go for the Timberline area south of Brandis Way on Sunday afternoon due to the pipeline fire. It covers many neighborhoods affected by the April Tunnel Fire, including Timberline, Wupatki Trails, Girls Ranch Road and Fernwood. Additionally, the Schultz Pass Road and Arizona Snowbowl areas were ordered Go. The Red Cross has opened an emergency ...

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With tears in her eyes: mother dog refuses to leave cruelly stuffed dead puppies in bag

A female dog was found on the side of the road with ‘tears in her eyes’ as she sat next to her dead puppies who were cruelly stuffed into a bag. Source: Zoo Earth/Youtube Paul Skinner, a cyclist, was riding along a road when he found the mum on the side of the road. The mother Cocker Spaniel seemed to ...

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National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Tri-City Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Facebook Twitter pinterest $75,000 grant will be celebrated at a local Petco event on June 30, to save and improve the lives of pets in Cedar Hill, DeSoto and Duncanville Cedar Hill, TX (June 15, 2022) – Tri-City Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is set to receive a $75,000 grant from Petco Love, a national nonprofit organization, at a special ...

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Overflowing Animal Shelters Plan Discounted Adoption Event Saturday | Local News

Local animal shelters are teeming with animals, so two of them held an adoption event on Saturday, June 11, in hopes of placing the animals into loving homes. The Angels of Assisi and the Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP) are hosting the adoption event from 1-4 p.m. at 1510 Baldwin Ave. NE to Roanoke The pets will ...

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Catherine’s Butterfly Party to Honor Girl Killed in Sandy Hook School Shooting – NBC Connecticut

Nearly 10 years after her 6-year-old daughter was killed in the Sandy Hook tragedy, a Newtown mother is ensuring Catherine Violet Hubbard’s legacy of kindness lives on. A butterfly party will be held this weekend in memory of her daughter. Catherine’s mother, Jenny Hubbard, said her daughter was calm, sweet and feisty and her heart was devoted to animals. And ...

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New York pet stores fear proposed law banning sale of animals

A move to stop the sale of live animals raised or sold under inhumane conditions in New York could force local pet stores to close up. New York’s roughly 80 pet stores are expected to change business models after lawmakers passed the Puppy Mill Pipeline bill before the end of the session. Legislation prohibits the retail sale of dogs, cats ...

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Texas SPCA Ellis County Animal Care Center Suspends Operations

Animal welfare organization takes action against distemper, needs public help. The Texas SPCA announced a two-week suspension of admissions and adoptions at all of its shelters, including the Ellis County Animal Care Center, to ensure that all of its dogs are disease-free for adoption. Following a positive distemper test for only two dogs in the care of the animal welfare ...

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Catskill Animal Sanctuary bounces back from pandemic | Greene County

SAUGERTIES — The Catskill Animal Sanctuary has been hit hard by COVID-19, so much so that the facility has seen its funding cut by 30% and has been forced to end regular, family-oriented visits. Nearly two years later, the sanctuary is making a strong comeback after the pandemic, restoring its services and rebuilding its focus. In 2001, Kathy Stevens co-founded ...

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DSM acquires Brazilian animal nutrition technology company

Based in Belo-Horizonte, Prodap combines nutrition, advisory and technology services to optimize ruminant farming operations, DSM said. “Through its portfolio of digital solutions, it collects data and develops insights in real time, which is then translated into tailored nutritional solutions for clients, with remote or in-person support provided by its experienced consultants. Prodap has operations in the states of Mato ...

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Wishbone Pet Rescue to Expand Allegan County Animal Shelter

ALLEGAN — The Allegan County Animal Shelter is considering a big expansion, hoping to add much-needed space for surgery, assessments and cats. “We hope to expand by installing a modular unit, like a prefab building,” said Jim Sellman, president of Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance, the nonprofit that runs the shelter. “The building will house a new surgical center and house ...

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Butler County Animal Shelter opens up about the realities of being a ‘no-kill’ shelter

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – Willy the Labrador was adopted this morning from the Butler County Animal Shelter. Willy had been returned to the shelter earlier in the year and had been there for over 50 days. The already overcrowded shelter posted on its Facebook how Willy would be euthanized later in the month if no one could adopt him. ...

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Why the species is threatened with extinction in the wild

This was the first global estimate of the fishing cat population made outside the protected area network. Photo: iStock The census of fishing cats at Chilika has encouraging news for observers and wildlife experts. The total abundance of cat species at Chilika was found to be 176 with an estimated range of 131-237 individuals. This was the first global estimate ...

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Guest Opinion: Deadly Dog Mutilations, Overcrowding, Underfunded Shelters in Alabama

This is a guest opinion column Wendy Montealegre stood in the pouring rain. She could see the chained dogs that a worried neighbor had called her. She could also see puppies in a crate nearby. “Leave my property or I’ll call the police,” a woman shouted at him. The rain fell harder and a crate full of puppies began to ...

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This Utah animal shelter is a safe haven for owners undergoing treatment for drug or alcohol addiction

CNN — A new program in Utah will provide short-term housing for pets whose owners are in treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. The program is a collaboration between Ruff Haven Crisis Center, a nonprofit organization providing short-term care for pets whose owners are in crisis, and Odyssey House, Utah’s largest addiction program. The partnership was launched three weeks ago, ...

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Woofstock Festival Attracts Dogs, Owners to Aiken Citizens Park | Local News

The second attempt to hold the annual Woofstock Festival and Doggie Derby was the Friends of Animal Sanctuary (FOTAS) charm on Saturday morning. The fundraiser was originally scheduled to take place in mid-April, but was moved due to weather conditions and COVID-19 concerns. Instead of mid-April, it began at 10:15 a.m. in Citizens Park with a parade of adoptable dogs ...

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Alan Cumming co-star’s missing chimpanzee thought dead, found alive

Last May, Tonka the chimpanzee, an elderly monkey who played in George of the Jungle and Buddy alongside actor Alan Cumming in 1997, died, according to court records. The chimpanzee had recently suffered a stroke and died of heart failure, owner Tonia Haddix claimed, submitting a statement and court documents to a Missouri judge that detailed how the animal’s body ...

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Mill Mountain Zoo hosts ribbon cutting for expansion and renovation of two exhibits

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Dozens of people gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to view the expansion and renovation of the black bear and red wolf exhibits at the Mill Mountain Zoo. The initial goal of the zoo was to make the area accessible to people with disabilities and this resulted in an even bigger project. The Mill Mountain Zoo had ...

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Horry, SC animal shelter closed for negligence investigation

More than 30 animals are receiving emergency medical care Friday at the Horry County Animal Care Center, forcing the center to be temporarily closed to the public. Police are working with center staff to investigate a case of animal neglect, and the closure will last until at least Saturday, Horry County Police said in a news release. The Conway center ...

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The Bradshaw Animal Shelter waives adoption fees for dogs, cats and kittens. Here’s why.

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) – For anyone interested in adopting a pet, the Bradshaw Animal Shelter is offering residents of Sacramento County an ample opportunity this weekend. The refuge announced this week its waiving adoption fees for dogs, cats and kittens on Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the shelter said it was ...

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A farm in Ukraine becomes a wartime animal shelter

ZELENYI HAI, Ukraine — Once upon a time there was a farmer with 10 sheep, a beekeeper with 41 beehives (and a turtle) and a cook with 62 pheasants and peacocks. And they all lived peacefully in the fields and meadows of a place called the Donbass. But then Russian invaders came from the north and east, and rockets rained ...

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West Ham defender Kurt Zouma sentenced to 180 hours of community service over cat attack video

By Sammy Mngqosini, CNN West Ham defender Kurt Zouma was sentenced to 180 hours of community service on Wednesday after pleading guilty to kicking and slapping a cat, according to PA Media. UK animal welfare organization RSPCA have launched an investigation into the France international player after video of the incident filmed by his younger brother, Yoan, surfaced online in ...

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Waste reduction on university campuses at Dutchess schools

It happens every year. A student spends his last two weeks on campus cleaning dorms and packing his things. Things that aren’t worth packing often end up in dumpsters. Carpet. Bedding. Appliances. Shelving. Food. This year was different at Marist College. Several student organizations have teamed up to collect the items that their peers piled up in halls of residence. ...

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