Monthly Archives: August 2022

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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