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DeAnna Athey | Aurora News-Subscribe

Body DeAnna Athey, 34, from Aurora, passed away on Wednesday July 7, 2021, CHI-St. Francis Medical Center on Grand Island.The Service of Life Celebration will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 11 at the East Hill Church of Christ, 1122 Delaware Avenue in York. Reverend Glenn Hawley will officiate. No visit. The family requests a casual dress and ...

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Many Kentucky and Indiana animal shelters at full capacity due to return of “pandemic pets”

Pandemic pets: Animals adopted during the pandemic to keep people company. However, as people return to work and life returns to semi-normal, local animal shelters say people are returning their pets at an alarming rate. The Animal Protection Association in Jeffersonville, Indiana, is nearing capacity with 35 cats. The no-kill shelter can no longer accommodate cats because too many people ...

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Wildlife rehabilitation centers take extra precautions against COVID-19 as animal research continues

RHINELANDER, Wisconsin (WSAW) – As many people begin to return to a more pre-pandemic normalcy, others must continue or even increase COVID-19 precautions. This is the case with wildlife rehabilitation centers, such as Wild Instincts in the Rhineland. The center welcomes injured or orphaned wild animals. He can handle any species that is legally permitted to be cared for in ...

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Temperature gets ultra low for animal health at Fossil Rim

It seems fitting that #WorldRefrigationDay is happening in the summer (June 26), and refrigeration and freezing is crucial for operations at Fossil Rim. The Animal Health Department uses a freezer set at -80 degrees Celsius or -112 Fahrenheit! Veterinary technician Allyssa Roberts said the freezer typically holds blood samples – whole blood, serum and plasma, as well as animal feces, ...

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Dog rescued from Cumberland River after falling on embankment

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Rescue teams pulled a dog from the bank of the Cumberland River after it fell on a 30-foot embankment. According to Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, the dog has been stuck for at least two days. A boater passing through the area noticed the dog on Tuesday and called the landowner to inform them of ...

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Birds are dying in the United States and no one knows why | Sciences | In-depth science and technology report | DW

As humans and other animals continue to fight COVID-19, a new epidemic appears to have struck several species of birds in North America. All over the United States people have found dead birds. The birds appear to have been hit by a wave of mysterious diseases since April. Bird watchers (bird experts) say dead or sick aviators tend to have ...

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Columbia County Approves Zoning for Bird Rescue and New Shopping Malls

The Columbia County Council of Commissioners on Tuesday evening approved three zoning applications that could lead to several business opportunities: New commercial area Versha Investments, LLC, has applied for the rezoning of nine acres between 3950 Evans and Locks Road and 104 Preakness Drive in Martinez for “restaurants, retail and offices,” according to the reference documents. Since the area is ...

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Baltimore County Animal Services shut down shelter following outbreak of distemper virus – CBS Baltimore

BALDWIN, Maryland (WJZ) – Baltimore County Animal Services recently seized 48 dogs from a White Hall home after receiving an animal welfare complaint, according to a county statement on Tuesday. Dogs, of various ages, did not have access to air conditioning and some did not have water, the statement said. Others showed signs of heat distress and a lack of ...

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Aggieland Humane Society sees increase in number of lost animals

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – The Aggieland Human Society has welcomed more than 100 stray animals over the past week. Communications coordinator Darby McKenzie says they see this increase every year around July 4. “It’s dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, see all kinds of things a few of which have been salvaged but not as many as we would like to see,” ...

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Fireworks may scare dogs into running away, but Bend Shelter reports fewer stray animals

(Update: added video, comments on the shelter) BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Independence Day is a time of patriotism and celebration, but it’s also a time of year that can be quite frightening for dogs and other animals frightened by loud sounds. “It’s the big booms that really scare them,” Patricia Bowling, director of the Brightside Animal Center in Redmond said ...

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