Monthly Archives: August 2022

Animal welfare advocates step up legal efforts to end illegal trade in kangaroo parts in California

Natural disasters were hard enough on kangaroos. Do they also need to be hunted for shoes? The Center for a Humane Economy has filed a lawsuit against Soccer USA based on information that the retailer is violating California law by selling products from kangaroos. Groups Call on Soccer Shop USA to Stop Illegal Sales of Kangaroo Soccer Cleats We have ...

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Neighbors have complained about the kennel at the center of a major Nye County animal cruelty case for years

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Nye County records show there were years of complaints against the rancher at the center of the Nye County animal abuse case. In 2010 Vasili Platunov received a license to train and sell 30 dogs on his property in Pahrump. Platunov said in a 2010 letter that Est-Alfa security services LLC specializes in professional canine ...

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A group of animals discover the secret location of a stricken NYC carriage horse – and it’s NOT at a sanctuary

Ryder has been found, but his fate remains far from certain. The Center for a Humane Economy, Ryder, says the city’s 160 horsepower remains under threat from industry that puts the cart before the horse This farm is aligned and connected with the worst players in the driving horse industry and it’s obvious that Ryder’s move there was designed to ...

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‘Duke must be punished’: Animal rights groups file federal complaints over welfare concerns

Animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed a federal lawsuit against Duke alleging animal abuse, according to an Aug. 17 press release. PETA filed the lawsuit with the National Institutes of Health, saying the actions of a Duke researcher “may have resulted in the loss of two of the four puppies,” and the pigs weren’t ...

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Over 100 dogs coming to San Diego

SAN DIEGO — More than 100 beagles are heading to San Diego this week as part of a nationwide effort to care for the more than 4,000 beagles that were recently rescued from a lab-breeding facility in Virginia, announced the San Diego Humane Society on Monday. The dozens of animals rescued from Envigo RMS in Virginia are scheduled to arrive ...

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‘We continue to save lives’: Huntsville Animal Shelter opens new surgical suite

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is unveiling the third phase of a nearly year-long construction project. The centerpiece of the $1.2 million project is a new surgical suite, and HAS director Dr Karen Sheppard said you can already see a difference in the operations they’ve been able to provide. Coming in September at the Orion Amphitheater “This ...

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Videos reveal animals kept in appalling conditions at popular sanctuary, activists say

(CNN) — Animal lovers are shocked and horrified to find that a popular sanctuary wasn’t the model home for its animals that people thought. On social media and on its website, the Black Jaguar-White Tiger Foundation looked like any animal sanctuary should be: full of happy, well-fed animals having a playful time in vast open spaces. However, according to animal ...

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corland | News, Sports, Jobs

Police activity reported from August 12 to 18: Aug. 18, 8:23 p.m. – Traffic disruption reported in the 500 block of West Main Street. A juvenile driver received a citation for driving 64mph in a 35mph zone. 2.53pm – Two vehicle crash reported in the 600 block of South High Street. 10:26 a.m. – Cortland Police assisted Bazetta ...

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Puppies rescued from squalid Virginia facility find refuge in New Jersey

Once destined for life in research labs, five beagles rescued from appalling conditions in Virginia are now living the good life in the Garden State awaiting their forever homes. The puppies were among thousands removed from a breeding facility closed in June for its inhumane conditions. Nickolai, Courage, Esteban, Oscar and Eros – all five months old – were taken ...

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Fearless for Animals in Need | The Dakotan

Make the difference [email protected] MINOT – It can be difficult working with animals, but Souris Valley Animal Shelter seems to have found a way to help several animals in the Minot area. SVAS Executive Director Shelby Waters, of Enid, Oklahoma, said when she moved to Minot in late 2018 and started working for SVAS, she wanted to turn the shelter ...

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Michigan Animal Rescue League/PLY+

Michigan Animal Rescue League/PLY+ © Jason Keen + Co + 23 To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987699/michigan-animal-rescue-league-ply-more © Jason Keen + Co Text description provided by the architects. The design of the Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) building embodies the primary goal of achieving a “different breed of shelter” to improve the welfare of the ...

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How car title loans with direct deposit work

If you need a car title loan, you probably need to access the money as easily as possible. Here’s how you can apply for a title loan online and have the money deposited directly into your bank account. What is an auto title loan? Any loan where you pledge the title to your car is called a car title loan. ...

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Consumers sue Whole Foods for allegedly falsely advertising beef without antibiotics: NPR

A pedestrian wears a mask while walking past a sign for a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP A pedestrian wears a mask while walking past a sign for a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Jeff Chiu/AP Several consumers are suing Whole Foods, ...

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RSPCA shelters ‘drowned’ animals amid cost of living crisis | UK cost of living crisis

The RSPCA has recorded a 24 per cent rise in the number of abandoned animals this year, with shelters reporting they are ‘drowning in animals’ amid the cost of living crisis. Workers are inundated with calls from owners struggling to feed and care for their pets. Between January and July this year, the charity received 22,908 animal abandonment reports, compared ...

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Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls to Host Harvest Picnic Gala Oct. 15 – Daily Freeman

HIGH FALLS, NY – Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, a nonprofit animal sanctuary that rescues farm animals and provides lifelong care, is hosting its second annual “Harvest Picnic Gala” on Saturday, October 15 on the sanctuary grounds at 2 Rescue Road. The event starts at noon and includes an open bar, raffle, silent auction, goodie bags and a gourmet vegan picnic that ...

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed Proclaims Adopt a Senior Dog Day

Muttville founder Sherri Franklin with 7-year-old Snowy, Muttville’s 10,000th rescue. Photo: Muttville San Francisco Mayor London Breed proclaims August 24 Adopt A Senior Dog Day in honor of Muttville’s 15th anniversary. Why is this important: Old dogs also need homes. But young dogs are more likely to be adopted from shelters, with an adoption rate of 60% compared to 25% ...

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An animal shelter in Vineland, NJ, in an “incredibly dire situation”

If you’re thinking of adding a four-legged friend to your family, now might be the time to do it. The South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter in Vineland is in desperate need of help as it is in a “critical situation”. Simply put, they’re running out of space and as they look for permanent homes for the dogs, they say, “the ...

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My favorite places to go in Spokane Pet-Friendly!

My favorite places to go in Spokane Pet-Friendly! Otis Woodward, unofficial mascot for the mayor’s office, no phone number available Monday, August 22, 2022 at 4:23 p.m. Hello everyone! My name is Otis and I have the best mom in the world. Not only does my mom love me and spend time playing with me, but she also runs the ...

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DAWG will use the air to transport local animals in need – Herald Democrat

This weekend, the Denison Animal Welfare Group will take off in search of forever homes for local animals in need. The welfare group this week announced a partnership with Dog is my CoPilot, a nonprofit that helps transport animals from high-influx shelters to areas of the country with high adoption rates. “We have formed a relationship with Dog is My ...

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Valley Eyewear Company Supports Local Animal Shelters

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The Valley’s newest eyewear company is giving back to local animal shelters, one pair of frames at a time. SPEX Eyewear Inc. was started by Christy Chand and her husband with a vision to help those who serve our population of homeless animals. Having worked at an animal shelter herself, Chand was inspired by her fur ...

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Mason City sees more problems with pets and other strays | New

MASON CITY, Iowa — Police say there is a growing problem with animals in Mason City. In July, the Mason City Police Department reported: — At least 9 bite cases, 6 were dogs and 2 were cats. (One of these cases involved a dog attacking another dog. The others were bites on people). — At least 14 criminal citations have ...

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A cow visits Yorktown beach to meet and pose for photos with police officers

(Courtesy of Life with Pigs) YORKTOWN— Life with Pigs Farm Animal Sanctuary took a day trip to Yorktown Beach with her 3-year-old cow, Maisie, last week where she stopped to pose for photos with officers from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. “She was so excited, almost as excited as the four police officers from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Department who ...

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Highland University of New Mexico offers animal control certification scholarships to six students

NMHU News: New Mexico Highland University President Sam Minner has awarded six scholarships to members of the Highland community to take the National Animal Control and Care Association’s Animal Care and Control Course, or NACA. Six people were chosen for this opportunity out of sixty applications, and they are being supported to enroll in the class through the school’s community ...

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Program matches stray dogs with inmates for rehabilitation

Inmates will keep and train the dogs until they are ready for adoption. HENDERSON, Texas — A partnership you’ve probably never heard of is in the works. “PAWSitive Change” is a program that provides intense rehabilitation and matches stray dogs with inmates. Rusk County Sheriff Johnwayne Valdez said inmates at Billy Moore Correctional Facility will guard and train the dogs ...

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Aiken County Animal Shelter will host “Clear The Shelter” on Saturday

AIKEN, SC. (WJBF)- The dogs and cats at Aiken County Animal Shelter are ready to find homes and volunteers want to help you find your partner. If you’re looking to add a four-legged friend to your family, Aiken County Animal Shelter will hold its annual Clear The Shelter Day with the goal of finding a forever home for each pet. ...

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Warwickshire Animal Rescue Sanctuary is appealing for donations after dry weather left it at ‘crisis point’

FARS fields in Wolverton have dried up due to lack of rain recently, meaning the animal rescue sanctuary has had to place additional orders for hay to feed some of its animals. The shrine said it had reached a “crisis point” and is appealing for donations. Picture provided. A Warwickshire farm animal sanctuary says it is reaching a ‘crisis point’ ...

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Onondaga County Legislators Tour Rosamond Gifford Zoo Animal Health Center

Onondaga County Legislator Cody Kelly (14th District) recently got a glimpse of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s new Animal Health Center. “I am forever in awe of the diversity of life on our planet,” he says. Lawmaker Kelly was at the zoo for a meeting of the County Legislature Facilities Committee. Kelly and other members in attendance learned about recent improvements ...

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Pierce County sees animal shelters reach capacity

The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County is reaching out to the community to help care for animals in need of homes. PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Courtney Bodett said his wife went to see Graham to check on a family home last night, but then things took an expected turn when a kitten appeared. “When she approached it, it ...

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“The Smile Farm” animal sanctuary brings joy to children and adults

If you enjoy visiting animals, consider spending an hour at Animal Assisted Happiness in Sunnyvale. It’s an animal sanctuary designed with a touch of whimsy, with fun and smiles in mind. The 2.5-acre site defies easy categorization: it’s not exactly a zoo, though the animals are usually found in enclosures. This is not a working farm, although there are miniature ...

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The Tasmanian tiger could be resurrected from extinction

The ambitious project will harness advances in genetics, ancient DNA recovery and artificial breeding to bring the animal back. “We strongly advocate that we must first and foremost protect our biodiversity from further extinctions, but unfortunately we are not seeing a slowdown in species loss,” said University of Melbourne professor Andrew Pask. and responsible for its Thylacine Integrated Genetics Restoration ...

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A dog finds his forever home in a body shop | New

A pit bull terrier, found near death at JJ’s Customs & Collision body shop, was recently adopted by shop owners after the Corsicana Animal Shelter treated him. Owner Jeffery Harris said he opened the shop on a Saturday morning last month to find the dog, now called “JJ”, curled up in the corner of his yard. “He didn’t move so ...

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Raleigh-area animal rescue groups team up to help beagles from mass breeding facility

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) — Local animal rescue groups are teaming up to help dozens of beagles rescued from a mass breeding facility in Virginia. On Sunday, the SAFE Care Spay and Neuter Clinic provided spaying surgeries, exams and vaccinations for beagles rescued from the ENVIGO facility in Cumberland, Virginia. Beagles move into foster homes in North Carolina after being rescued ...

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Euclid Animal Shelter received $32,000 in ARPA funds for repairs and expansions

August 14 – Euclid Animal Shelter received $32,000 for work on the existing building and grounds, including repairing its roof as well as repairing dog fences and expanding their enclosure area for dogs. The funding was provided through the US Federal Bailout Fund Act and was one of several projects selected by Euclid City Council. Among the projects approved for ...

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New Hope Rescue owner found guilty of animal cruelty

COLORADO SPRINGS — The owner of New Hope Rescue, Inc., investigated for malpractice in September 2021, was found guilty of animal cruelty on Friday. Colorado Springs animal shelter closed for failing to follow sick animal regulations, concerns over the spread of canine distemper Joann Roof was convicted of one count of animal cruelty and acquitted of a second count. Three ...

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Dottie saved from the BLM pen

Looking for a forever home August 13, 2022Updated: August 13, 2022 6:35 p.m. Dottie, a wild mustang currently living at Legendary Mustang Sanctuary, available for adoption. Cora C. Miller ALHAMBRA – Meet Dottie (aka Dot!), a gorgeous wild mustang horse ready for adoption. Dot was arrested by the US government and rescued by the Legendary Mustang Sanctuary (LMS), Alhambra. She ...

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CitrusNorth title loans can be purchased online for fast cash. What are these things?

When most people think of title lending, they think of going to a physical location and handing over their car title in exchange for money. However, there are now many lenders online that offer title loans, so borrowers don’t have to go through a physical location. Online title loans work like traditional title loans, but the process is entirely online. ...

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20,000 Dogs and Counting, Madison Shelter Steals Puppies to Forever Homes

MADISON, NJ — St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, a cruelty-free animal sanctuary, will fly its 20,000th dog a little closer to home forever next week in a big, milestone celebration. The 20,000th lucky passenger is named Sweetie Johnson, and he’s a 5-year-old Louisiana Terrier mix. On August 16, Sweetie will land at Morristown Airport, where she will be greeted with ...

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More owners are abandoning their pets at the shelter, blaming the economy

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – Shelters across the country are blaming inflation and rising rents for a rise in the number of owners abandoning their pets. It’s a sad reality that means shelters are overcrowded and need help. Shelter leaders in the city of Jacksonville said Friday they are temporarily requiring appointments for someone to come in and legally give up their ...

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Lowcountry Animal Shelter Hosts Adoption Event for Rescued Beagle Puppies

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A Lowcountry animal shelter says “Beagle-mania” is sweeping the Charleston area. Pet Helpers says the shelter receives nearly 100 calls a day from people interested in adopting 18 rescued beagle puppies from a Virginia mass-breeding facility that bred the dogs to sell to labs for animal testing. In an effort to keep the adoption process fair ...

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Idyllwild event mixes art and beer to benefit free living sanctuary

A trip up the mountain to Idyllwild has become more than a way to escape the desert heat. It’s tapping into this evolving arts city, which has undergone some changes since the pandemic. “With so many people realizing they can work remotely, we have hordes of young professionals and families moving into our community, which was previously made up almost ...

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Pets In Need staff will not stand trial in puppy death case | New

Three women charged with offenses related to the deaths of seven puppies in a hot van last summer have been accepted into a diversion program and will not face trial, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian Brian Buckelew. Pets In Need Employees Patricia Santana Valencia, Shelter Operations Manager; Margaret Evans, former behavior manager; and Ingrid Hartmann, former human resources ...

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Helen Woodward Animal Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Community Celebration

The Helen Woodward Animal Center of Rancho Santa Fe held a community celebration for its 50th anniversary on August 6 in the center pavilion. Festivities included free tours of the center, meetings with the center’s “animal ambassadors”, games, children’s crafts, face painting and more. The event also included a VIP brunch with guest speakers. The association bears the name of ...

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Wildlife Feeding: A Challenge at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center | Local News

Southwest Wildlife Conservancy Center is home to many native Arizona species whose diets vary widely. The majority of the animals in our sanctuary are mammals, but we also occasionally encounter species of birds or reptiles. With this kind of diversity, we find big differences in diets ranging from vegetarians to carnivores and everything in between. A number of our animals ...

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USDA wants to restore organic wellness standards; could be beneficial for food security

Celebrating the USDA’s August 5 decision to reinstate organic animal welfare standards, organic advocates are hailing this as a “resounding victory” for organic farmers, their livestock, and organic consumers. As such, it reverses the Trump administration’s 2018 withdrawal of the 2017 rule on organic livestock and poultry. The 2017 regulations, which took 10 years to develop, governed the living conditions, ...

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Dive deep into this year’s Drool in the Pool activities at Electric City Water Park | ABC Fox Great Falls

GREAT FALLS, Mt. – Drool in the Pool is going even further this year with new activities for your four-legged friend and a water sports raffle. A variety of activities are coming for the year from Electric City Water Park, including peanut butter painting, DIY rope tying, and hopping for hot dogs for your pet. Funds raised at the event ...

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Ukrainian woman risks her life to save wild animals from war

CHUBYNSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Natalia Popova has found a new purpose in life: saving wild animals and pets from the devastation caused by the war in Ukraine. “They are my life,” said the 50-year-old, stroking a lioness with light fur like a kitten. From inside a pen, the animal rejoices in the attention, lying on its back and stretching its ...

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Oregon coastal towns crack down on pier cat colonies

Joe Hodge, 93, often visits the Port of Brookings to watch the world go by. He liked to watch the cats here, but the colony was recently suppressed. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB Your browser does not support the audio element. From the driver’s seat of his van, retired mechanic Joe Hodge watches fishing boats pull into Brookings Harbor. He’s 93 and has ...

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USDA proposes restoring organic animal welfare standards eviscerated by Trump administration, marking big win for organic advocates and consumers

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2022 – Today, the USDA officially committed to reinstating the 2017 Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) Rule, saying the USDA organic label includes protections for animal welfare – a major victory for organic advocates, farmers and consumers. The rule proposed by today’s preprint reverses the Trump administration’s actions that gutted the OLPP in 2018. “This is ...

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Texas SPCA Ellis County Animal Care Center reopens

The SPCA of Texas Ellis County Animal Care Center is open again in Waxahachie, Texas and is back to normal routine. After two months of quarantine, the Texas SPCA Ellis County Animal Care Center is reopening for adoptions. Beginning Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the Animal Shelter and Adoption Center will resume normal hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 ...

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EV Women’s Group Helps Never Kill Animal Shelter

By Leann Landberg and Susan BarlowGuest writers When you look into the eyes of an animal you rescued, you can’t help but fall in love. Living this, living this, seeing this, time and time again, is how Saving One Life volunteers continue to find the motivation to work grueling hours and endure the heartache of realizing how many abused animals ...

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Pilgrim’s Celebrates Sustainability Achievements in 2021

Published 2 hours ago Issued by Pilgrim Summary Pilgrims is investing more than $18.7 million in projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 2021, working towards a more sustainable future. Report Highlights Pilgrim [NASDAQ: PPC], a leading global food company, today announced the release of its 2021 Sustainability Report, which includes updates on progress towards the organization’s 2030 goals announced ...

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Shelter saves parched animals as France bakes in third heat wave

SAINT-CEZAIRE-SUR-SIAGNE, France, Aug 2 (Reuters) – As temperatures rise again in southern France, Laura Borderes uses a syringe to feed a baby squirrel currently in the care of her animal shelter. The squirrel is one of around 200 birds and small mammals found suffering from dehydration or malnutrition in the dry hills behind the Riviera and currently being cared for ...

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Dispute over flares between a farmer and an animal “sanctuary”

Despite a remote Wild West location, a New York town has gone a little western as an animal sanctuary is accused of playing “finders’ keepers” with two neighboring beef calf heads. In the alleged cattle rustling case, local farmers took to the streets shouting ‘Free the beef’, while animal rights organization Asha’s Farm Sanctuary demands proof of ownership and refuses ...

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Pet Adoption Places in New England – NBC Boston

NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston, NECN and NBC Sports Boston have announced that their annual Clear The Shelters animal adoption and donation campaign will return for the eighth consecutive year from August 1-31. As part of the month-long event, NBC and Telemundo Boston stations are partnering with local animal shelters and rescues to promote pet adoption and help raise funds to ...

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