Monthly Archives: November 2022

Give Thanks with Helen the Turkey A Humane World

Helen, a turkey who was rescued from neglect, is now best friends with a hen named Jasmine at Black Beauty Ranch. HSUS This year for Thanksgiving, I’m in Texas at our sprawling animal sanctuary, Black Beauty Ranch. Founded in 1979, Black Beauty Ranch is home to nearly 650 rescued animals. Some came from slaughterhouses or research laboratories or cases of ...

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Lab-grown chicken is safe to eat, FDA says

“Slaughter-free” chicken — made from real animal cells grown in a lab — may soon be arriving at a restaurant and grocery store near you. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on November 16 that lab-grown poultry, which takes live cells from chickens and grows them in a controlled environment to produce the meat, is safe for consumption. ...

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Adoptable Buddies: Meet Penny!

In partnership with the Texas SPCA, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD brings you “Adoptable Pet Pals”, a weekly feature to introduce you to pets ready for adoption. KRLD’s Kristin Diaz and Maura Davies of the SPCA highlight the critical need for adopting families at local animal shelters by featuring an “Adoptable Pet Pal” who has been at the shelter too long. Meet ...

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Northern Ireland protocol will block 51% of veterinary medicines in seven weeks – vets are giving a serious public health, food supply, animal welfare and trade warning, a leading vet has warned .

Now, Dr. Esther Skelly Smith, junior vice-president of the North of Ireland Veterinary Association and the British Veterinary Association NI Region, says the grace period on protocol restrictions on bringing veterinary pharmaceuticals into NI should run out at the end of December. An estimated 51% of all current veterinary drugs will be blocked from January 1, she said. A leading ...

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How ARPA funds could pay for a new animal shelter

Spartanburg County Council could agree on Monday to spend $5 million of its $62.1 million in federal COVID relief funds to build a long-awaited animal shelter. A public hearing, followed by the possible approval of a plan to spend $50.3 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds on 10 projects, is on the meeting’s tentative agenda. Monday night’s council. ...

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16 To The Rescue – Lucas

On this week’s 16 To The Rescue, we meet Lucas, a 5-year-old pit bull/terrier mix who has been living in a shelter for two years. SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, PA — Lucas’ favorite time of day is when he comes out of his kennel. Whether he’s out in the sun or receiving the love and attention of all the rescuers in ...

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Connecting with fans is important to ‘Joker’ Joe Gatto

Joe Gatto will do a stand-up comedy at 7 p.m. on December 4 at the Secret Auditorium. He doesn’t spend an hour or so talking about his hit TV show, rescuing dogs, and being a dad. Gatto quit comedy troupe The Tenderloins and the “Impractical Jokers” series earlier this year after splitting from his wife and wanting to focus on ...

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‘Safe and sound:’ Emergency management and pets are the subject of a new book by an ISU professor

In 2009, sociologist Leslie Irvine published “Filling the Ark: Animal Welfare in Disasters.” Published in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Irvine’s book explored the question of how natural disasters of all kinds affect pets — and whether pets should be part of emergency management. Now, a recent book co-authored by Ashley Farmer, an associate professor at Illinois State University, aims ...

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Wisconsin animal shelter flooded with ‘hundreds’ of adoption offers from dogs who survived plane crash

Sign up to our Evening Headlines email for your daily guide to the latest news Sign up for our free US Evening Headlines email A Wisconsin animal shelter that rescued 53 dogs from a plane crash on Tuesday has received “hundreds” of offers to adopt the lucky survivors. The Waukesha County Human Animal Welfare Center (HAWS) said The Independent that ...

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AutoX Eyes Rapid Rise for Car Title Loans

Ms. Apiphan says AutoX is focused on serving underbanked customers. AutoX Co Ltd, a new player in the automotive title loan market, aims to be among the top three in the sector with 70 billion baht of outstanding loans in three years. The company last week launched a car title loan called Ngern Chaiyo, focused on underbanked customers, who largely ...

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Washtenaw County Animal Shelter fills up as fewer people want dogs

A sharp decline in dog adoptions in Washtenaw County is beginning to weigh on space needs in the Huron Valley Humane Society. Like many shelters across the state, the local Humane Society is seeing a crunch in the space available for keeping animals as they take longer and longer to adopt. At the Ann Arbor-based facility, they’ve seen an unusual ...

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The Long Island Cat Kitten Solution, or LICKS, helps reduce feral cat population

With over 20 years of experience and approximately 10,000 cats and kittens sterilized to date, a Long Island organization called Long Island Cat Kitten Solution, Inc. (LICKS) is on the front lines of ending overpopulation and suffering of unwanted wild animals and community cats. New vice-president and rescuer John Debacker explains: “LICKS is not an animal shelter. We provide Trap, ...

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Public calls for more proactive pet laws

Public opinion is shifting towards a more proactive approach to animal welfare rather than a reactive approach to animal cruelty. Experts from the University of Adelaide have asked the Australian public about their perception of animal cruelty penalties. “We found that the vast majority of respondents support prohibiting offenders from owning animals,” says study leader, PhD student Rochelle Morton of ...

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City to hire more animal shelter workers | Local News

The Roswell City Council on Thursday approved the hiring of six new full-time employees to operate the animal shelter as required by the state without reducing the number of animals housed there. Adding more staff will better ensure that the shelter complies with the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine’s requirement that each housed animal receive a minimum of 15 ...

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Neglected pet makeover nets BARL $3,000

Neglected pet makeover nets BARL $3,000 Posted at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2022 PHOTO SUBMITTED Bentley, center, and his new owner, Connie, behind him, stand with BARL volunteers after their second place finish at the 11th annual Dirty Dogs competition. The volunteers pictured are Joan, Rusty, Julie, Mary Jane, Gail, Anna and Dolores. BARL of Brookhaven, the local ...

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Please pass the potatoes | Journal-news

Would you eat a bald eagle for Thanksgiving dinner? Preferably not. In fact, you’ve probably never eaten this iconic American symbol. However, if Benjamin Franklin had succeeded, we could eat eagles and not turkeys for our celebratory meal. “While Benjamin Franklin did not champion the turkey as our national bird, he preferred them to bald eagles. In a letter to ...

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Get cash fast with car title loans in Canada

Car title loans are a powerful financial solution for people who need cash fast. However, you need to know the basics before going ahead with applying for a car title loan to ensure you get the most out of this type of loan. The main advantage of going for this loan is the speed at which it is processed. You ...

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Children motivated by morality rather than social norms

Children draw heavily on moral principles and concerns when discussing whether it is good or bad to eat meat and animal products. New research has shown that young people are very aware of animal welfare, whether or not they find it acceptable to eat animals or their products. Adults, on the other hand, tend to use societal-based reasoning to justify ...

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5 reasons to stay far, far away from title loans

Image source: Getty Images If you need a loan ASAP, chances are you’ve come across lenders offering title loans. On the surface, they look practical. Fill out a loan application, post your car title as collateral, and you could have the money in less than an hour. Even if you have a low credit score, you will likely still be ...

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Cat breeds with the highest pet insurance claims

10. Medium-haired domestic cat Average pet insurance claim: $356 (Credit: Dubnytskaya Photo/Adobe Stock) 9. Russian Blue Average pet insurance claim: $369 (Credit: Benevolent/Adobe Stock) 8. The Maine Coon Average pet insurance claim: $374 (Credit: nikkytok/Adobe Stock) 7. American Shorthair Average pet insurance claim: $376 (Credit: Bri/Adobe Stock) 6. Mixed Breed Shorthaired Cat Average pet insurance claim: $380 (Credit: Hernan Schmidt/Adobe ...

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News Briefs – Alameda Post

Urgent need for pet foster homes, new public art, Veterans Day celebration, successful sale of Thrifty Kitty, opening of “Radium Girls” and memorial. Need foster homes while FAAS repaves parking lot Aioli. Photo FAAS. Calling all animal lovers! The Friends of Alameda Animal Sanctuary (FAAS) are repaving their parking lot this Friday, Nov. 11, weather permitting, and are in immediate ...

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Connecticut shelter’s cross-eyed cat goes viral on TikTok

The cross-eyed cat from a New Milford animal shelter has stolen the hearts of millions of TikTokers. Last week, The Animal Welfare Society posted a video on TikTok of their white and gray tabby cat named Benjamin Franklin. The eight-second video racked up 10.2 million views and 1.7 million likes. The video shows Benjamin Franklin staring at the camera with ...

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Wildlife conference in Spokane receives criticism over inclusion of ‘extremist animal’ groups

A well-respected wildlife conference is being criticized by some in the hunting community over the inclusion of two advocacy groups focused on reforming state wildlife management. “All are welcome,” Ed Arnett, CEO of the Wildlife Society, said in a voicemail message shared with The Spokesman-Review. Conference organizers briefed law enforcement and conference security while reminding attendees to adhere to the ...

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Daytona Beach animal shelter fights overcrowding

A Volusia County animal shelter overcrowded with abandoned animals Updated: 11:27 p.m. EDT November 5, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript YOU CAN FIND THE MAP ON THE ORANGE COUNTY WEBSITE. STEWART: THE TEAM AT A VOLUSIA COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER MAKES THE DIFFICULT DECISION TO STOP ACCEPTING OR KEEPING DOGS WITH STORIES OF BITING OR AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR. IT’S LIKE THE NPO ...

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69-year-old Briton ‘stabbed to death by husband’ in Spanish stabbing ‘made frantic call to cops before line was cut’

A British woman who was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband made a frantic call for cops during the attack – before the line was cut, it has been reported. Police rushed to the couple’s home in the resort town of Benalmadena when the 69-year-old called emergency services to say her husband had stabbed her four times. 3 Cops ...

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Best Friends Animal Society Wins 2022 Best Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards for Women-Led, Nonprofit, Utah-Based Businesses

The Best Friends Animal Society today announced that it has won the 2022 Best Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards for Women-Led Businesses and Nonprofits, as well as Best Workplaces for the first time. 2022 for Utahcompanies based in Luxembourg for the second consecutive year. These are in addition to the Best Friends Best Workplaces 2022 award for UNITED STATES companies announced ...

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Council adopts county’s first-ever climate adaptation and resilience plan

This week, the Board of Supervisors passed Resilient Fairfax, the county’s first-ever climate resilience and adaptation plan. As we grow ‘hotter, wetter and weirder’ On average, the new Resilient Fairfax plan will help the county build the resilience of our people, infrastructure, utility systems and natural resources to the vagaries of the weather. About the Fairfax Resilient Plan The Fairfax ...

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Adoptions urgently needed to curb overcrowding at Monroe County Animal Shelter

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Staff at the Monroe County Animal Shelter are very busy. Like hundreds of shelters across the country, the one in Monroe County is over capacity and currently has more than 200 animals on the waiting list. But hope is high that a new animal shelter in Monroe County can help solve a number of problems. The ...

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Community joins fight to fund 13-year-old’s experimental cancer treatment

OWhen Ava Johnson started having headaches two years ago, her family suspected something was wrong. When the vomiting started, this fear was confirmed. “We had to rush her to the emergency room,” said Annie Johnson, Ava’s mother. “We found out she had a brain tumour.” It was the start of an incredibly long and continuous journey for the family with ...

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American Humane Announces Winners of Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards

This is the 9th Annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards American Humane, America’s premier humanitarian organization, announced in an organizational statement,1 the winners of the 9th Annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards, presented by Zoetis. Selected from a pool of over 500 nominees and a combination of public votes and a jury ...

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