Monthly Archives: July 2022

Meals on Wheels Rowan and Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary join forces for “August is for AniMEALS”

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Meals on Wheels Rowan is partnering with Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary for their annual “August is for AniMEALs.” August is for AniMEALs is a month-long campaign and collaboration with local businesses to raise pet food and donations to support pet companions of homebound seniors in Rowan County who receive meals delivered to their homes. Kimberly ...

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Fort Smith is looking for ways to deal with abandoned and sheltered animals in the city

FORT SMITH — City managers had Fort Smith Animal Haven present during their study session on Tuesday to see how the city can help with a recent increase in alerts of stray and missing animals from the public. Shelter Board Treasurer Brenda Altman said the shelter’s mission is to care for dogs and cats abandoned by owners and lost or ...

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AHRC Suffolk and RISE Life Services deliver donated dog food and toys to Kent Animal Shelter

AHRC Suffolk and RISE Life Services today delivered donations of dog food and toys to the Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton to help offset rising food costs needed to care for the animals. Botf organizations, which provide services for people with developmental disabilities, collected donations last month to give to the shelter. Kent currently has around 20 dogs up for ...

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Pawsome! Long Island students donate handmade items to local animal shelters

EMBEDD More videos Long Island students came together to donate dozens of handmade items to animal shelters in the Nassau County area. VALLEY STREAM, Long Island (WABC) — Long Island students came together to donate dozens of handmade items to animal shelters in the Nassau County area. Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin joined more than 100 students from the Hewlett-Woodmere ...

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Oxford and Grenada Police Services make arrest over animal cruelty videos, IDA applauds cooperation – The Oxford Eagle

In Defense of Animals, the international animal rights organization that operates the Hope Animal Sanctuary in Carroll County, and the Justice for Animals Campaign in Montgomery County, commends the police departments of Grenada and Oxford for their cooperation in quickly arresting the person who allegedly killed four kittens and posted the “snuff” graphic video on Snapchat. In Defense of Animals ...

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Children can read to cats this summer at King William Regional Animal Shelter – Daily Press

KING WILLIAM — Cats at the regional animal shelter are being socialized — and kids are making new furry friends — through the Cats & Cloverbuds 4-H program. Next month, the Cloverbuds will read books to cats at the shelter, located at 20201 King William Road in King William County. Sessions take place on August 2 and 16 from 1 ...

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Silver Spring pet salon owner found guilty of animal cruelty

The owner of a pet grooming salon in Silver Spring, Maryland has been convicted of animal cruelty for negligence resulting in the death of a dog. The owner of a pet grooming salon in Silver Spring, Maryland has been convicted of animal cruelty for negligence resulting in the death of a dog. Carrie Seek, owner of Pampered Poodles, was sentenced ...

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TRISHA YEARWOOD HOSTS VIRTUAL EVENT WITH TALKSHOPLIVE TO HELP EMPTY SHELTERS

“There are so many shelters across the country, a lot of them are volunteers, a lot of them rely on people to donate money, or foster or adopt or donate supplies and we just want shine a light on rescue and need and be able to help as many animals as possible.” said Yearwood. For the first time, the Trisha ...

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Plymouth Wildlife Sanctuary urges public to be kinder to gulls

The post, shared by Athena Wildlife Care on Facebook, explains the effect humans have on gull behavior A Plymouth animal sanctuary has posted a message reminding Plymouth residents to ‘understand gulls’. Many Plymothians have a complicated relationship with the seagulls that frequent downtown and Hoe neighborhoods. The post, from Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary, reminds people of the role humans play in ...

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Struggling to meet shoppers’ preference for specialty eggs

Egg Citing Innovations As cage-free eggs become the industry standard, there are other areas of innovation that grocers should be aware of. One of the fastest growing egg segments is the herbal category. In addition to these products being perceived as more animal and planet friendly, more and more consumers are choosing plant-based products to improve their health. According to ...

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San Diego will receive 45 beagles rescued from the Virginia breeding facility

SAN DIEGO — The Helen Woodward Animal Center is participating in a nationwide effort to rehome 4,000 beagles that were recently rescued from a lab-testing breeding facility in Virginia, officials said Sunday. 45 of the animals rescued from Envigo RMS in Virginia arrived in Rancho Santa Fe at the animal center to be rehabilitated and adopted by loving families in ...

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Puppy love: North Charleston law firm donates big to help group of pets

From a tragedy comes the kind of good deed that makes people – and puppies – smile and maybe wag their tails. The Joye Law Firm presents a check for $100,000 to the Charleston Animal Society. Joye Law Firm, a North Charleston-based personal injury law firm, recently donated $100,000 to the Charleston Animal Society to honor a deceased client and ...

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Sannat horse racing moved to 4pm after animal welfare concerns

A horse race due to take place in the scorching afternoon heat in Sannat has been postponed to a later date, after animal welfare concerns were raised with the local council. Held each year as part of the Santa Margarita holiday celebration in Sannat, the animals were due to run down the village’s main thoroughfare at 1.30pm, despite Animal Welfare ...

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Swift Title Loans New Florida Locations

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — At Swift Title Loans, we would like to advise our California customers that all branches in California have been closed. However, in Florida we have opened additional branches to better serve our customers. Whatever your urgent cash needs, we want to help! Please feel free to visit any of our Florida offices ...

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World’s oldest living leopard dies at Texas Animal Center

Raven, the world’s oldest leopard, died on July 21, 2022 at the Center for Animal Research and Education in Bridgeport. She was 25 years old. Center for Animal Research and Education Raven, the world’s oldest leopard, died Thursday at the Center for Animal Research and Education in Bridgeport. “Raven was loved by so many around the world and showed all ...

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Fundraiser benefits animal shelter after fireworks incident

NEW LONDON, CT – Local communities have come together to support the local animal shelter after someone detonated illegal fireworks inside kennels earlier this month. A fundraising effort is looking to install cameras at the New London, Waterford and East Lyme animal shelter. A GoFundMe page curated by Sharon Kanaby reads: “Help the Waterford Lions purchase cameras for the New ...

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Dogs, cats and goats have their day as Greensburg Summer in the City kicks off

It wasn’t quite the heat wave of summer, but dogs were among the main attractions Thursday night as Greensburg’s three-day Summer in the City festivities kicked off. Betsy Scheeren, a dog sitter from South Greensburg, was in her element as she used both hands to vigorously pet Morgan, a 5-month-old female pit bull and Labrador retriever mix. The pup was ...

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QCAWC volunteer nominated for Pay It Forward Award

Executive Director Patti McRae spotlights a volunteer who hasn’t missed a Wednesday in 17 years MILAN, Ill. — Our pets are an integral part of our families and we would do anything to help them live the best possible life. Patti McRae, Executive Director of Quad City Animal Welfare Center, knows that helping pet parents is just as important as ...

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Animal shelter workers demand better conditions after vote of no confidence

Thursday July 21st, 2022 by Veronica Apodaca The Animal Advisory Board discussed needed improvements at the Austin Animal Center at its July 11 meeting. The discussion came after the committee voted no confidence in AAC director Don Bland on June 13. The meeting began with comments from AAFC staff and volunteers that the vote was not enough to resolve ongoing ...

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Animal shelters in southwest and central Virginia are filled to capacity

(WFXR) – Across southwest and central Virginia, a number of animal shelters are in crisis mode as they overflow with furry friends who need forever families. Animal shelters, humane societies and rescue organizations in the following locations have appealed for help in finding homes for their many pets: Amherst County, Bedford County and Campbell County: Central Virginia Regional Rescue (CVRR) ...

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Ex-Governor Wilder sues VCU prez and other headlines in Virginia

• A judge has launched a libel suit brought by the former chairwoman of the Virginia Parole Board (now Portsmouth’s new city superintendent) against a Richmond TV station.—Associated Press • Former Governor Doug Wilder has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the VCU president, who named his government school after him and where he works as a teacher. The lawsuit ...

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Belmont County Animal Rescue League not disappearing, but changing scope of services | News, Sports, Jobs

The Belmont County Animal Rescue League isn’t going away, but it says changing the scope of services offered was necessary to remain financially viable. While the organization issued a press release saying it remains committed to helping animals in Belmont County, it noted that community support was not enough to continue ongoing operations. “It was a ...

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Area sanctuary helps abused animals, nurtures the soul

After enduring years of neglect and abuse, the adorable farm animals find a warm haven at Ralphy’s Retreat Animal Sanctuary near Waverley After enduring years of neglect and abuse, Penelope, Valentino and Rudy are finally home. The trio now live on beautiful, tranquil land near Waverley which has wide open spaces to roam freely and plenty of trees when they ...

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The legal protection of animals is not strong enough in Canada • Troy Media

Reading time: 3 minutes When it comes to laws protecting pets and livestock, Canada gets a failing grade. Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere In 2020, an international organization called World Animal Protection gave the country a D, placing it among a group that includes Tanzania, Peru, and the United States. According to Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere, a doctoral candidate in law who is ...

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Protesters demand Rochester animal shelter take in stray and homeless animals

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – Many protesters gathered outside the Verona Street Animal Shelter this weekend demanding that Rochester Animal Services take in stray and abandoned animals. According to the protesters, the director of the shelter, Chris Fitzgerald, has put in place a secret policy called the HASS model which would allow them to close their doors to these animals. This ...

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Mansfield Police Remove 3 Dogs From ‘Hot Cars’ At Phish Concert At Xfinity Center; Owners face animal cruelty charges

Several pet owners will face animal cruelty charges after Mansfield police officers removed three dogs from “hot cars” Thursday night during Phish’s concert at the Xfinity Center, the police department said. Officers removed three dogs from cars in the Xfinity Center parking lot after receiving complaints from people walking past the cars, the Mansfield Police Department wrote on Facebook. “Thanks ...

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Snakebites Can Be A Matter Of Life For Dogs |

Misinformation alert: The hottest summer months are not the most dangerous time of year for you or your pet to encounter a rattlesnake. Snakes do not come out to “sunbathe” on rocks, “come out of hibernation” or attack you or your pet. “When it’s 100 degrees, they go dark,” said Cale Morris, venom manager at the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary in ...

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Milo needs security in his house forever

GODFREY – Merry Milo is a young, active and agile Mini Australian Shepherd. Born on November 15, 2020, Milo is a handsome dog who is a bit shy when he first meets people, but gets back on track quickly. He loves attention and belly rubs. His only problem would be that he can climb a fence – so a 4ft ...

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For residents of New Milford’s Village Crest, ‘fluffy, purring’ kittens offer comfort, respite

NEW MILFORD – About 35 residents of Village Crest Health and Rehabilitation Center in New Milford have learned first-hand the therapeutic value that visiting cats and dogs can provide in settings such as rehabilitation and long-term care facilities. duration. There, eight kittens rescued from Westchester-based Rock ‘n Rescue visited them last month for cuddles and playtime. These visits serve a ...

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Animal Shelter Opens Spay/Neuter Clinic, Managers Excited About Services They Can Now Provide

The Daviess County Spay/Neuter Clinic at the animal shelter held a grand opening Thursday morning after a week of packed surgeries. Director Ashley Thompson said the shelter, located at 2620 KY-81, has been working on bringing the clinic to the area for nearly 14 years, so she’s excited about the future now that it’s open. The 1,900 square foot clinic ...

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Everything We Know About Island Sanctuary in FFXIV: Release Date, Farming, Rewards, and More

In the recent Letter from the Producer Live, players received information on the upcoming additions to Final Fantasy XIV. One of those additions is the new Island Sanctuary for Final Fantasy XIV. This new activity has been compared to Animal Crossing or Stardew Valley in Final Fantasy. Let’s go into more detail about these island shrines and when you can ...

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26 dogs rescued: Coastal Pet Rescue sheds light on animal hoarding

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Between May and June, a local pet shelter encountered three different hoarding situations. “Two were abandoned by their owner because they recognized they needed help,” said Lisa Scarbrough, director and founder of Coastal Pet Rescue (CPR). “We took six animals from the first house, six from the second but they had more than they wanted to ...

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Parma Animal Shelter can help families find the perfect pet: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio — Parma Animal Shelter will have another kitten/cat adoption open house from noon to 4 p.m. on July 24 at the shelter, 6260 State Road, Parma. The shelter has many cats and kittens just waiting for a permanent home. The cost is $25 for single and bonded adult chats; $50 for one kitten and $75 for two kittens. ...

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Top 10 Off The Beaten Path Things To Do In Texas

Share the article Last update 50 seconds ago Texas is a beautiful state in the lower half of the United States. Home to cities such as Austin and San Antonio, this beautiful state is brimming with endless things to do! If you’re looking to plan a visit, here are 10 ideas for going off the beaten path during your trip. ...

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Animal shelters urgently need to find homes amid overcrowding

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – Animal shelters across the country and here in CSRA are experiencing overcrowding. Many of them feel it especially during the summer months. This is why there is a national call for adoption. Local animal shelters need your help in a dire situation. Getting cats and dogs, like Gabrielle, out of a crowded space for your ...

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After 48 chickens rescued from cockfighting ring, rescue group seeks foster homes

BRONZEVILLE – A group of chicken rescuers are seeking help after nearly 50 birds were rescued from a cockfighting ring in June. Most of the 48 birds now live on a farm in Wisconsin after Chicago Animal Care and Control rescued them on June 18 from a “suspected cockfighting ring,” said Julia Magnus, an animal advocate. But members of Magnus’ ...

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Local animal shelters and organizations in need of foster families

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – Many local animal shelters and organizations are looking for foster families to take in animals. The Oswego County SPCA does not have a shelter to put their animals in, so they depend on foster families to help care for them until they find a forever home. SPCA President Tanya Semchenko said the pandemic is part of ...

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Two blind horses become “buddies” at the animal shelter

Last year, Catskill Wildlife Sanctuary rescued Buddy, a blind horse who was about to be euthanized. The team introduced Buddy to another geriatric blind horse at the sanctuary named Buddy and they quickly became friends. Videos of their friendship have since garnered millions of views on TikTok. @catskillanimalsanctuary Did you know the Buddies have their own “Sole-Mates” socks? 🥺 #VeganTikToks ...

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Sugar Land City Council adjusts sanitation contract, accepts donations for animal shelter

City of Sugar Land Wastewater Service Contract Annual Consumer Price Index Increased from 2.5% to 7.8% for FY2023, Following Council Approval Council of Sugar Land at its last meeting. The contract between the City of Sugar Land and Brazos River Authority is currently in its fourth year. “The one-time increase is a contractual increase with the Brazos River Authority due ...

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Animal shelters receive grants | Local News

Three Golden Isles nonprofit organizations dedicated to caring for and housing unwanted dogs have just received grants to support animals in times of need. The Raymond & Elizabeth Baumel and Abernathy Fund Annual Gift for Animal Welfare awarded the grants through the Coastal Georgia Communities Foundation. Kaitlyn Cenicola, who is part of the foundation, said Raymond Baumel, a longtime businessman ...

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Ways to protect pets in the heat when temperatures rise

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – As a heat advisory continues for much of the Valley and South Valley, pet owners are urged to remember their furry friends. WATE ran a little science experiment to show just how hot roads and sidewalks can get, even when the temperatures aren’t breaking records. “The way we feel heat is not the same as pets,” ...

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County plans second animal shelter

By Brittany Anderson HAYS COUNTY—The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) may finally find some relief after years of struggling to be the only animal shelter in the county. The Hays County Commissioners Court heard a presentation for a second animal shelter, following a feasibility study, at its June 21 meeting. Commissioners approved funding for the study and released the ...

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What are car title loans

What is a title loan? Car title loans are a type of secured loan where borrowers can use their vehicle title as collateral. Borrowers who obtain title loans must allow a lender to place a lien on their car title and temporarily turn over the hard copy of their vehicle title. This way, if the borrower defaults on their loan, ...

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Fair Game (1986) is a brutal tale of revenge [Review]

Mario Andreacchio’s exploitative effort packs plenty of sordid action sequences into an entertaining package. fair game is a heartbreaking good time that hits the ground running. It goes from zero to sixty in about three minutes. And there is something to be said for that. This Ozploitation effort does not attempt to make a meaningful statement or function as a ...

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A vigilante dog barks for the Animal Welfare Awards

The RSPCA WA is calling for entries for its annual Animal Welfare Awards, with heroic and caring humans, and furry and feathered friends, being celebrated. Community members are encouraged to nominate deserving groups and individuals who work to save animal lives and improve animal welfare. Animals have their own special category, designed to highlight the human-animal bond and its positive ...

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Cat Adopts Fragile Newborn Kitten Rejected By Mother In Her Own Litter

A frail, days-old Sphynx kitten left at a shelter received the love it needed from its mother to survive when it was ‘adopted’ by another cat at the shelter. Thanks to the couple’s sweet bond, the Sphynx quickly thrived and sought its forever home. On March 10, a fragile sphynx/American curl-mix kitten, named Cleopatra, was dropped off at the Helen ...

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St. Joseph Animal Shelter Overcapacity, Needs More Adopted and Foster Pets | New

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) If you’ve ever considered owning a rescue dog or cat and can afford to care for it, now is the time to adopt. “We’ve had a hard time, you know, making space and we’re an open admissions shelter. So that means even when our last cage is full, we can’t say no, we can’t refuse. animals,” said ...

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Fair Game (1986) Review – Voices from the Balcony

In the press release for their re-release of Ozploitation classic Fair Game, Dark Star Pictures mentions its influence on Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof. And for many, that will be a reason to check it out. I was more interested in revisiting it because of its connection to another Australian film, Russell Mulcahy’s Razorback. It’s almost as if writer Rob George ...

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Understaffed Jefferson Animal Shelter Struggles Under Wave Of Stray, Abandoned Animals | New

Finding a home for a toy-sized dog or puppy was an easy task at Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter. “Two years ago, there were people fighting in the parking lot to adopt a small dog,” says Michelle Brignac, the director of the shelter. But now the shelter can barely get them out. And a room that Brignac said was “very rarely ...

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Eileen Bennett Doyle, 68 | Coeur d’Alene Press

Eileen Bennett Doyle, 68, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 11, 2022, at Hospice House South, Spokane, Washington, with family members by her side. Daughter of Robert Hugh Doyle and Phyllis Cliver Doyle, Eileen was born on February 13, 1954 in Anderson, SC. She attended the College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, San Francisco State University, ...

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Marshall County Animal Shelter Temporarily Closes Due to Cat Virus | News, Sports, Jobs

MOUNDSVILLE – The Marshall County Animal Shelter will remain closed for two weeks due to an outbreak of the virus in a group of kittens. The shelter made the announcement Thursday on social media. A litter of kittens dropped off at the shelter the week of June 20 showed symptoms of a virus called feline panleukopenia. The kittens ...

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Final Fantasy 14 devs finally explain what the Stardew Valley-like Island Sanctuary mode is all about

Final Fantasy 14’s Stardew Valley-style Island Sanctuary mode was revealed in a recent Live Letter stream. So far, all we knew about the farming simulator inspired mode was that it would be the place to raise animals, farm the land and learn to live off the land, all game fans like Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing have come to love. ...

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