Animal Shelter

Iron County shelter seeks donations for dog leg surgery

IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) — A seven-month-old dog in southern UP undergoes costly surgery on Wednesday. It’s to fix a broken leg. Sandy is a seven month old retriever mix. She has a broken leg in two places and surgery is needed. “She was from the Watersmeet Tribal Police. We believe this could be a case of abuse,” said Northwoods ...

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Dog Gets Dumped Twice in 2 Counties | News, Sports, Jobs

It was on a Sunday when a concerned citizen informed Jason Cooke of the Healthy Hearts and Paws Project that an elderly Schnauzer had been found outside Mr D’s food court on Warren Sharon Road in Brookfield. On Monday, someone replied to Cooke’s “lost dog” social media post, certain it was her stepfather’s dog. On the same day, ...

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Attend Wine, Whiskers & Wags to help animals like Simona | Pets

courtesy art Courtesy picture Simona looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale, and we’re grateful that the friends at Fairfax County Animal Shelter were able to help give her happiness forever. After serious complications from her pregnancy, Simona was placed in the care of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter for urgent medical assistance. She was rushed to the ...

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Animal rescuers work to reduce cat overpopulation in King William area – Daily Press

Dozens of feral cats were trapped in King William and King and Queen counties to be neutered during an intensive five-day operation last month. The cats were trapped from April 1 to 5 – 48 in King William and 22 in King and Queen County, according to a report given to King William’s Board of Supervisors at its April 25 ...

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Want a new pet? Local animal sanctuary looking for foster families for rabbits

IDAHO FALLS — Now that Easter is over and Mother’s Day is here, many families in eastern Idaho are looking for a new pet. Haven Hollow Animal Refuge, an animal shelter in Shelley specializing primarily in rabbits, sees an increase in applications for rabbit adoption around this time each year. The non-profit animal shelter takes in stray and abandoned rabbits. ...

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The Oakland Animal Shelter has too many dogs, especially big ones;

If you wanted to get a dog, especially a larger breed, then the City of Oakland Animal Services wants to hear from you. The agency is now asking for the public’s help after announcing that its shelter on 29th Avenue is filled with more than 100 dogs and there is no more room. “We need your help! All of our ...

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Bixby’s sad story and SJRAS’ hope for its happy ending

Last week, one of Vineland’s animal control officers walked in with a little dog that, somewhere under all the grime and piled up rugs, was supposed to be white and fluffy. I was out of the building when he arrived but got a call asking if I knew any groomers who could handle an emergency. I immediately went back to ...

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Shelters near forest fires overrun with animals

LAS VEGAS, NM (KRQE) — As wildfires continue to burn across the state, animal shelters are overrun with animals seeking to escape the flames. “People found they had to evacuate and the animals were nowhere to be found,” said Bea Gallegos, of the Animal Welfare Coalition of northeast New Mexico. Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department Seeks Volunteers A few miles from ...

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County, GCAR inaugurates an animal shelter!

Grimes County Commissioners suspended court on Wednesday, April 20 to proceed with the long-awaited grand opening of the Grimes County Animal Rescue Facility to be built behind the Grimes County Justice and Business Center . GCAR Board Chair Kristin Keally Carrell with gold shovels was a board member and Pct. 2 Commissioner David Dobyanski and GCAR contributors Dan Agan and ...

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Children read to cats at Petco Love’s “Read and Share Your Love” event

Children read Tony and Emmy award-winning actress and performer Kristin Chenoweth’s new book ‘What Will I Do With My Love Today’ to shelter pets at the April 2 national event3 In advance of National Children and Pets Day, Non-profit Petco Love brings kids across the country together to share their love for shelter pets, reading Kristin Chenoweth’s inspirational book “What ...

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Former librarian takes on lead role at shelter | Local News

The Park County Animal Shelter has a new executive director. On Tuesday, the shelter announced the arrival of Amanda Munn, a Texas native who has spent her career in education. Munn started on Monday and said his first order of business was to simply follow shelter staff to learn their duties, then get out and meet the people of Cody. ...

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Northeast Ohio SPCA transports more than 45 cats and dogs to relieve overcrowded shelters

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – The SPCA of Northeast Ohio flew to Buffalo and returned to bring 45 pets here from overcrowded shelters to give them a better chance of finding their homes.” rage”. This effort is part of the BISSELL Pet Foundation’s effort to transport more than 140 cats and dogs from Louisiana to Canada, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. ...

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San Antonio family reunites after 11 years with missing dog in Conroe

A San Antonio family recently found a lost dog in Conroe after nearly a dozen years apart, with the pooch rescued from a life on the streets. Angela Surrett was phoned on April 7 about Vader, her mix of Shar Pei and black-coated male Labrador retriever being housed at Conroe Animal Shelter. Following an unwanted split in 2011, everything lined ...

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Central Valley Hugs at Stockton Animal Sanctuary

Courtyard Air – 4/19Court is here with a Tuesday Court’s Tune! Today, she presents music from soap operas… excuse me, I meant… daytime dramas. Play with us and stick around for the sax solo at the end! 13 minutes ago Franquette – West SacramentoJust a few months after opening its doors at West Sac, Franquette is launching a happy hour ...

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Carstairs Animal Shelter brought back from the brink

Pawsitive Haven Animal Rescue had almost completely emptied its bank account to get through the pandemic CAR STAIRS — The struggle to survive pandemic-related obstacles over the past two years has left Pawsitive Haven Animal Rescue on the brink of financial collapse. “I said to the girls, ‘This could be it, this could be the end. I don’t know what ...

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Campaign to help save RSPCA animal shelter underway

VIDEO: THE campaign to save the local branch of the RSPCA animal shelter on Slutchers Lane from closure is underway, with a £500 grant from Warrington-Worldwide’s Legacy Project. The Warrington Shelter is due to celebrate its 40th anniversary next year but now needs urgent financial donations to keep its doors open so it can continue to provide vital welfare services ...

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Pet of the Week is a Shepherd Mix

Pet: Bambi, 14 months, 31-pound Shepherd Mix. Where: Helen Woodward Animal Care Center, 6461 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Adoption fee: $365. Adoption fees include sterilization and up-to-date vaccinations as well as the microchip for identification. Profile: Bambi may be shy at first, but he’s a fun-loving pup who likes to run ...

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Consider Adopting a Four-Legged Friend This National Pet Day

Crazy cat fans and dog enthusiasts rejoice: it’s time to celebrate your favorite four-legged friend and maybe help out some of their brethren in need this National Pet Day. National Pet Day, held on April 11, was started in 2006 by animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige to celebrate the love and joy that pets bring to their owners. , while ...

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These animals would love to watch baseball with you

Happy opening day! It might not be a national holiday, but since baseball is our national pastime, maybe it should be? And to think how different things looked just a few weeks ago when the threat of the season being postponed loomed. Since then, the lockout has been lifted, the Phillies have made some major free agent signings, and the ...

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Sporting KC partners with Hill’s Pet Nutrition

Hill’s Pet Nutritiona world leader in scientific pet nutrition, will be the title sponsor of Sporting Kansas City’s home game night on Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in a season-long collaboration announced today. Hill’s will host an adoption showcase – featuring dogs from local animal welfare partners Roadside waifs, Great Plains SPCA and Kansas City, Kansas Pet Services – at ...

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Lana Bellew seeks help with spaying and spaying

For years, Lana Bellew has made it her mission to help local animals. Bellew has been involved in animal rescue with a group of like-minded volunteers for about seven years. She has no formal training, but is very passionate about the job. Over the years, Bellew has helped foster homeless animals, paid for medical treatment for animals in need and ...

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

UK says Russian attacks on Ukrainian civilians ‘must be investigated as war crimes’ A Ukrainian soldier is seen on a road where a missile destroyed a highway in Irpin, Ukraine, April 1, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has called for Russia’s attacks on Ukrainian civilians to be investigated as war crimes, ...

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Come y’all, come y’all to the ‘Carnival for the Cattery’ in Bay County

BAY CITY, MI — Those looking forward to summer carnival season can get their feet wet this weekend while helping shelter animals in Bay County with a special “cat carnival.” A group of Roberts Scholarship students from Saginaw Valley State University will partner with Bay County to host a unique fundraising event to raise money for the Bay County Animal ...

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Veteran Falls Patrol Officer, Animal Cruelty Investigator, Ends 31-Year Career | Local News

For 25 of his more than 31 years as a Falls cop, Dave Bower patrolled the streets in what is still known as the “50 car.” “I was assigned to the Highland Avenue car from the start,” Bower said. “And I started to build a relationship with the good people in that community.” Then he added with a chuckle, “And ...

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Dog recovers after being shot in the head after being shot in the head

By Marie-Alice Royse Click here for updates on this story Nashville, TN (WSMVName) — An animal rescue center helped a dog recover in early March after being shot in the face. Farrah, the dog, was found by Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue officials wandering in a rural county with no shelter and no animal control on March 7. Animal Rescue officials ...

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Jordan’s Way Raises Thousands of Dollars in Just Hours for Banning Animal Shelter | Community

As part of a nationwide tour that ends in California, the nonprofit organization Jordan’s Way stopped by the Banning Animal Shelter on Wednesday to participate in an event to raise awareness and funds for the shelter, which is run by the non-profit organization ARE Animal Rescue, which runs Banning’s shelter. During a Facebook Live event in which teams of volunteers ...

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The Saugerties animal shelter is moving

Saugerties City Council is interested in working with the group working to build a new Saugerties Animal Sanctuary, Town Supervisor Fred Costello said during the regular city council. Wednesday, March 16 meeting. “We have made significant progress; they or they [a group of volunteers raising money to build a new shelter] raised about three-quarters to 80 percent of the money ...

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Animal center struggles to allay public concerns over out-of-state transfers

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by Kali Bramble Animal Advisory Commissioners continue to question the transfer of animals from the shelter to partner shelters, but so far they are still awaiting answers. The conversation started last month, when commissioners issued a resolution to more closely monitor the transport of animals out of the county and out of state in a 7-2 ...

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Thousands of people and their dogs show up for Celebrity Paws in the Park

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (WCSC) — One of the biggest pet-friendly events took place Saturday at Riverfront Park in North Charleston — and it’s all about giving furry friends a forever home. Thousands of people have enjoyed Celebrity Paws in the Park with their four-legged friends. The event included dog dives, stage performances with Animal Planet celebrities, food trucks, music, ...

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Longtime animal shelter resident ‘Dylan’ needs a home

March 16, 2022By: Dwayne Page Dylan has been living at the DeKalb Animal Shelter for a long time. In fact, he’s been around longer than any other pet. And while Dylan is welcome there, he needs a forever home. Will you be that loving and caring family that offers him such a home? You can adopt Dylan this week. He ...

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Due to increased volume, Walker County, Georgia is considering combining animal control and animal shelter

Due to an increase in animal control calls and admissions to the Walker County Animal Shelter, the county commission is considering combining the animal control department with the shelter and adding new positions. “One of the challenges we have in Walker County with animal control is that our volume is increasing,” Chair Shannon Whitfield said at the county’s monthly meeting ...

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Former prison building proposed as animal shelter | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle A map of a proposed animal control facility in the old Alpena County Jail building appears Thursday. ALPENA – With secure bedrooms, carpet-free floors and a yard with no public access, the former Alpena County Jail building would be an ideal new home for the Alpena County Animal Control Shelter, said Michelle Reid, County Animal ...

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St. Mary’s County Animal Resource and Adoption Center Director Named

LEONARDTOWN, MARYLAND – The commissioners appointed Theresa Marlowe, director of the new adoption and animal resource centre. Ms. Marlowe comes to the county from the City of New Carrollton Police Department with experience writing and implementing grant programs and successfully operated a kennel in Prince George’s County. Ms Marlowe will take up her duties on Monday 14 March 2022. Steve ...

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Woman breaks into animal control to get her dog back before it’s euthanized

Relaxing hazelnut. (Image courtesy of the Stewart family) OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City woman said she broke into the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Building to retrieve her dog Hazel, who was hours away from being euthanized for being unsafe. Toya Stewart has been arrested and is now charged with breaking into the animal shelter after taking off with ...

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Cat thrown out of vehicle window at JC Animal Shelter | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Workers at the Washington County, TN, animal shelter rescued a 3-year-old orange cat on Tuesday after a man and woman allegedly parked outside the building and threw her by the street. vehicle window. Man charged with animal torture after puppy’s paw was screwed to door frame Shelter manager Tammy Davis told News Channel 11 that ...

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Four dogs and a rooster seized in animal cruelty case in Nez Percé County, owners cited | Idaho

CULDESAC, ID – On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an address on George Grade after being alerted to an animal issue. According to NPCSO, upon arrival, deputies located 4 dogs and a rooster. MPs say when the animals were found they all appeared to be in very poor health, with no food and ...

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Report notes that Krabloonik’s breaches of commitments must be corrected

Krabloonik sled dogs wait in the Snowmass yard on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times) In the opinion of Seth Sachson, a member of Krabloonik’s Best Practices Review Committee, the operators of Krabloonik Dog Sledding have “neglected to fulfill the majority of their promises” established in the Best Practices Plan attached to their to rent with the town ...

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The reward goes up to $6,000 in a dog abuse case. The Foundation pays tribute to a dead animal in another case of abuse.

Authorities have been investigating several high-profile dog abuse cases in South Jersey in recent months. In an incident late last year, the animal died of abuse and a foundation was set up in his honor. In one of the most recent cases, involving a Chihuahua stuffed into a bag and dumped near train tracks last weekend, a reward for information ...

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Smithtown Adoptable Pet of the Week: Leo

SMITHTOWN, NY – Leo, a 10-month-old male Labrador Retriever, is Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week. And it’s as soft as it gets, according to the shelter. “Leo is playful, friendly, funny and he loves kisses!” wrote the shelter. “He can be shy at times and has some separation anxiety, but the right home with a loving owner can ...

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JC Animal Shelter’s ‘TNR’ Program Aims to Slow Feral Cat Population Growth

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) – More than 80 Geary County feral cats are no longer able to reproduce but remain an asset to the community. In February 2021, Junction City Animal Shelter manager Vanessa Gray approached the Junction City Commissioners to start a “Trap, Neuter and Release” program to help slow the growth of the feral cat population. Feral cats ...

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Nocona Mardi Gras Dog Parade Supports Local Shelter

NOCONA (KFDX/KJTL) – It’s that time of year again when, unknowingly, you might think you’re in New Orleans as soon as you turn onto Clay Street in downtown Nocona. “It’s total chaos and it’s exactly what we planned,” said Nocona Chamber of Commerce president Mitzi Fenoglio. As you can tell by Mayor Robert Fenoglio and the Crayfish Crew, they are ...

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WITH VIDEO: Removal of animals is a last option, but sometimes necessary, says officer | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Bev Smith Thursday holds a photo of one of 42 cats removed from her Alpena County home last year. ALPENA – Bev Smith cried the day animal control took her cats away. “I fed them, I loved them and I thought that was enough,” the Maple Ridge Township woman said Thursday, in a home free ...

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Smithtown Adoptable Pet of the Week: Blaze

SMITHTOWN, NY – Blaze, a 9-year-old male, was named Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week. He was rescued by Smithtown animal control officers who found him abandoned and left in a cage at Blydenburger Park, according to the Smithtown Animal Shelter. Despite this, he remained loving and affectionate. “Blaze loves playing with toys, kissing and eating lots of food!” ...

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Everett Animal Shelter seeks foster homes for older dogs

Forward a plea from the Everett Animal Shelter that points to a need for foster homes for dogs that are older or recovering from medical needs or who may be in pain and have special needs. Take a look and help if you can. It’s Trista. Now recovering in foster care. Photo credit: Everett Animal Sanctuary. We need foster homes ...

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Meet Stella Mae! | WATD 95.9 FM

—WATD 95.9 News & Talk Radio, South Shore Massachusetts Thanks to our auditor Geni for putting us in touch with an organization new to us called Animal Rescue Connection. Animal Rescue Konnection also works with people who need to rehom their dogs, shelters and animal control officers. Their specialty is working with more difficult to place dogs, those with behavioral ...

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The Charleston Animal Society rescues over 200 animals in South Carolina | 103.5 WEZL

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Crews from the Charleston Animal Society are rescuing more than 200 animals statewide. The organization’s Disaster Response Team responded to Pickens County on Thursday morning to help rescue 166 dogs living in inhumane conditions. “With the collaborative support network that our No Kill South Carolina initiative has built, the goal is to help in situations like ...

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Montgomery County Commissioners Express Concern Over Admission to Animal Shelters

The pandemic and other challenges have strained the resources available at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Journal) Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include December admission records from Montgomery County Animal Services During a Feb. 8 commissioners’ court session, Montgomery County commissioners received a briefing from county animal shelter director Aaron Johnson about difficulties with ...

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Local Bank Helps Animal Shelter Adopt Dogs | Local News

Madisonville’s Independence Bank donated $3,000 to the Hopkins County Humane Society to help pay for the cost of adopting a dog in December. In January, Buffie Brown and Cheri McNary, both Independence Bank employees, presented two checks to the animal shelter. The employees raised $1,500 and the bank matched their funds. “Employees donate money from their paychecks every month to ...

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NJ Pets in Need: February 7, 2022

40 NJ Pets in Need: February 7, 2022 For those who wish to help homeless animals but are unable to adopt one, there are a number of other ways to help. In reality, not everyone can adopt. People who live in apartments or developments that have no-pet policies fall into this category, as do people with allergies or disabilities that ...

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Days of bullying roosters at a North Carolina animal shelter are over after a heroic soul adopts him

‘We sent him to his new home with an anger management recommendation’: Rooster Cluck Norris is adopted from North Carolina animal shelter after sheriff’s office begs someone to adopt the bird aggressive Notorious rooster Cluck Norris was finally adopted from a North Carolina animal shelter after a plea from the sheriff’s office for someone to take the bird in The ...

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Union County Animal Control offers advice on protecting animals during winter storms

UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) – Extreme cold can be hard on anyone outside, including animals. Union County Animal Control officials offer guidance on protecting your pets and livestock. Union County Animal Control Director Kathy Baird says it’s important to be kind to your animals during weather events like the one currently hitting the tri-state because they depend on you. It’s ...

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Souris Valley Animal Shelter Unveils New Mural | News, Sports, Jobs

Andrea Johnson/DND Max Patzner stands in front of the mural he created at Souris Valley Animal Shelter. The artwork was commissioned and sponsored by First Western Bank & Trust. People who adopt new pets from the shelter will have their picture taken in front of Patzner’s mural. Patzner also enjoyed petting one of the puppies available for ...

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January 31 – Chatham County to Host Virtual Public Animal Services Pledge Meeting | Local governments and politics

January 31, 2022 – Chatham County Animal Services will host a virtual public engagement meeting to educate and update residents on current services and gather feedback for strategic direction. Chatham County Animal Services enforces county animal control ordinances and operates the county’s open-admission animal shelter. Animal services officers respond to many complaints, including nuisance complaints, neglect, bite reports, and stray ...

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What Steps Benzie County Animal Control Could Take To Become Self-Sufficient

BEULAH — At a committee meeting Jan. 25, members of the Benzie County Board of Commissioners suggested that the Benzie County Animal Control mileage rate should cover the full cost of operation. Proposed voting language for mileage was presented to the committee by county administrator Katie Zeits and animal control officer Kyle Mauer. The suggested mileage rate was 0.1 mils ...

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Mysterious animal found in Pennsylvania escapes from shelter by chewing open window, keepers ‘stunned’

A mystery animal that baffled experts in Pennsylvania has escaped from a wildlife rescue by chewing through a window. The creature was found “cold and shivering” by Christina Eyth near her home in Adams County. He was later cared for by local animal shelter Wildlife Works, but experts were unable to determine his species. They think it must be either ...

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Paws To Care: Bossier City Animal Control | Legs to heal

SHREVEPORT, La. – It’s Wednesday and it’s time to Legs to heal for our four-legged friends. This week we present to you City of Bossier Animal Control and discover how we can make a big difference in the life of a four-legged friend. If you are interested in adopting, here are some of the agencies across ArkLaTex that you may ...

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Trenton Animals Rock ‘steps down’ over contract line with Mayor Reed Gusciora – Trentonian

TRENTON – Trenton Animals Rock is back. More than a month after its executive director reversed his decision to step down, the animal rights group no longer operates the Trenton Animal Shelter. The nonprofit said it was forced out Monday after Mayor Reed Gusciora’s administration informed it at the last minute that the state had rejected a recent contract offer ...

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Local animal rescue sees spike in pet intake from COVID victims

EL PASO, Texas — With more than 3,000 Covid-19 deaths in El Paso alone, thousands of Borderland animals have lost their owners. According to Law N’ Paws, there has been an increase in requests for admission to local shelters, which has resulted in overcrowding. A spokeswoman for the shelter said that since the start of the pandemic, they have seen ...

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Companion Animal Animal Fund included in Governor’s Executive Budget

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – Governor Kathy Hochul included $5 million in her first executive budget for New York’s homeless animal companion and shelter system. The first in five years, the New York State Animal Welfare Federation says the Governor recognizes the important work that animal shelters do for their animals and communities. Sharp increase in home births after the pandemic ...

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Donations are pouring in for the Oak Park animal shelter thanks to the “Betty White Challenge”

OAK PARK, Ill. — Monday, Jan. 17 would have been Betty White’s centennial. To celebrate the late actress’ birthday, donations have been made to animal shelters across the country as part of the “Betty White Challenge”. The move is a response to the star’s love for our four-legged friends. Oak Park was White’s birthplace and the local shelter has seen ...

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Editorial: Kudos to Vance for Animal Welfare | Editorials

There is no end to the laws governing the care and treatment of animals in Tennessee, but they differ depending on where the animals are housed. The state has established basic laws and over time localities have developed them, some more than others. Counties should set the standard covering everyone who owns animals, whether or not they live in towns ...

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Pecos Animal Shelter Finds Homes

PECOS, Texas — There are so many cute dogs and cats at the Pecos Animal Control Facility, but not everyone will have a forever home, so there’s an effort right now to ensure that more animals are not euthanized. The shelter has worked hard to place their animals in new safe homes, and now the people of Pecos are doing ...

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Highland County Commissioners accept contract for new animal shelter

Highland County Commissioners Terry Britton and David Daniels approved an architectural services contract for a new animal shelter on North Shore Drive and discussed the county’s economic development partnership at their first regular meeting of the year Wednesday, January 12. Commission Chairman Jeff Duncan was absent due to illness. Duncan and Britton voted, 2-0, to excuse his absence. During an ...

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Big Dogs ‘Will Live Big’ In Heartfelt Adoption Campaign – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Many shelters and rescue groups will waive adoption fees or offer a discount for dogs 40 pounds or more January 15-31, 2022 Best Friends Lifesaving Center, Pasadena Humane, and Burbank Animal Shelter all participate Moving to one end of the couch, freeing up space on your bed, making room in your heart, all of this ...

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Kern County Animal Services No Longer a Deathless Shelter After Raised Euthanasia | News

After a year in which Kern County Animal Services achieved a long-standing goal of successfully finding homes for 90 percent of the animals that have passed through its doors, the rate of euthanasia has rebounded. From June 2020 to June 2021, Animal Services saved 91% of all animals delivered to the department, a ratio that allowed the shelter to be ...

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Animal Control Requires Adequate Shelter For Outdoor Dogs In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – As freezing temperatures hit the Ozarks, Springfield Animal Control is reminding pet owners that shelter is needed for all dogs outside. Heather Kellough, senior animal control officer, said if your dog is outside longer than a bathroom or a play break, he is needed. Kellough said the shelter must have a floor and the ceiling is ...

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Pamplin Media Group – Rescue of animals devastated by the pandemic

Lack of funds and overcrowding are just a few of the issues organizations face, but there are ways to help Shannon Shafer, founder of The Orphan Cat Rescue of Oregon, is lucky if she sleeps more than four hours at night. Shafer, like many small animal rescue owners, works full time in addition to delivering his rescue in Dundee. Sometimes ...

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Local animal rescue saves four siblings living under abandoned trailer

“In times like these when the weather is very cold, it is bitter for you and me and for these animals. It is even worse, especially when they are in unfamiliar territories or environments or even more when they do not have access to regular food in a shelter, to fresh water, ”said Terri. Woo, Furry Friends Rockin Rescue Volunteer. ...

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Genesee County Animal Control Sees High Number of Dog Admissions in Need of Donation News

Genesee County Animal Control sees high number of dog admissions, in need of donations GENESEA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) – “Normally for dogs, over the past 1.5 years we’ve been around 50. And we’re around 80 right now,” the deputy director of animal control said. from Genesee County, Renea Kennedy. Genesee County Animal Control sees a high number of intakes for ...

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ACCT Philly has struggled with leadership and funding. What’s next for the animal shelter?

Philadelphia’s main animal shelter in 2004 euthanized nearly 90 percent of the cats and dogs that came through its doors. Today, the non-profit organization that provides these the city’s housing and animal control services save almost 90% of life. Yet year after year ACCT Philly grapples with harsh criticism of its management, revolving door leadership and chronic underfunding. The shelter ...

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Celebrate the New Year with a New Pet

Editor’s Note: Please contact local shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted opening hours, or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 789-3431. Central Oklahoma Humanitarian Society Center: 11 ...

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Commissioners review design plans for the new animal shelter; adopt the 2022 budget resolution

At what is slated to be the last Highland County commission meeting in 2021, Commissioners Jeff Duncan, Terry Britton and David Daniels reviewed initial plans for a dog pound installation project and approved the resolution on the 2022 annual appropriations. Adam Raines of DS2 Architects presented preliminary design plans for a new facility on North Shore Drive, which commissioners said ...

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Evacuated St. Louis County Animal Shelter Director Fired for Reporting Misconduct, Opposing Privatization, and Making a Legal Claim | Law and order

Four days later, on January 21, Schmidt told supervisors at a group meeting that “they must publicly support” the privatization plan “because political commitments have been made.” Schmidt told Zatorski that the health department would be prepared to consider changing her job title and description so that she can stay at the shelter, an offer that Zatorski’s lawsuit called “quid ...

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Saugerties Sanctuary provides home for rescued animals and education for visitors – Daily Freeman

SAUGERTIES, NY – For over 20 years, Kathy Stevens and her team at Catskill Animal Sanctuary have let love and compassion guide their work to save farm animals in need. Stevens, the founder and executive director, said the sanctuary started on property borrowed from Kerhonkson and focused on a handful of farm animal species. Over the past two decades, however, ...

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Donation from Local Business Owner Paves the Way for Pet Adoption in Catoosa County, Georgia

Thanks to a donation from businessman John Linderman, a dozen animals at Catoosa County Animal Shelter in Georgia have found a new home just in time for the holidays. Dozens more will be helped by his commitment to make a constant donation to the animal shelter throughout the year. Catoosa County spokesperson John Pless said Linderman, owner of Linderman’s Furniture ...

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Clark Moores Students Donate to Animal Shelter | News

Through fierce determination, a group of students from Clark-Moores Middle School donated over 300 items to the Madison County Animal Shelter. The Giving Campaign grew out of a leadership project for the Gifted and Talented Program, which consists of sixth, seventh and eighth graders. Over the past three weeks, the group has gathered food, toys, animal beds, leashes, cleaning supplies ...

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Adoption fees dropped to $ 25 at Cincinnati animal shelter

CINCINNATI – With the Christmas season here, animal shelters across the state are hoping that people who want to add a pet to their family will consider adopting. A shelter in Cincinnati has cut its adoption fees for a limited time to encourage those on the fence. What would you like to know Adoption fees at the Cincinnati Animal Care ...

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Washington Co. Commission signs new animal shelter agreement | News, Sports, Jobs

After nearly two years without a contract, the Washington County Commission on Friday signed a new animal shelter agreement with the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. Commissioners, shelter officials and officials from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have met on several occasions to discuss the details of the deal. “You worked very, very hard. You’ve been very patient with ...

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Local News: Plymouth County Cats and Dogs Find Shelter (12/8/21)

(Photo provided) An open house is scheduled for this Saturday, December 11 at the new Wet-Nose Rescue animal shelter pictured above. This view is from the north side. The entrance to the open house will be in the west. PLYMOUTH CO. ?? Homeless cats and dogs in Plymouth County will have better luck, thanks to a new animal shelter. Wet-Nose ...

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MSPCA-Angell is looking for volunteer drivers to transport animals to Boston, Methuen and Cape Cod sites

Are you an animal lover with driving experience? MSPCA-Angell, the nonprofit animal welfare association, is looking for drivers to transport furry friends across Massachusetts. This volunteer opportunity will help the shelter with a variety of needs, from moving wildlife to clinics, driving adoptable pets between adoption centers, bringing food and other supplies to communities across the country. proximity. The MSPCA ...

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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Thanos is a 2 year old dog ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Paws is a 2 year old cat ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. Animal shelter technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter to find ...

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BARCS needs your help to replenish its emergency medical fund – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter is soliciting donations from the public for his Franky Fund almost sold out, which pays for emergency care for more than 800 animals in need of care each year. In the past 30 days, the fund ran out as 72 animals required emergency medical attention, BARCS said. That need grew ...

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Edgecombe Sheriff Calls for Action on County’s New Animal Shelter | Local News

In the past year, people across the country have nearly completed a dollar-for-dollar game of a $ 50,000 loan from the Edgecombe County Commissioners Council for a new animal shelter. “The money came from citizens of Edgecombe County as well as from people who had no idea where we were until they looked at a map,” Sheriff Clee Atkinson said. ...

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Pets of the Week: Sammy is brave. Toph is super affectionate

JACKSON, MI – The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption. Here are two. Sammy was returned after the death of her owner. She is a 9 year old American Staffordshire mix who is a brown brindle. Sammy is a brave girl who loves being around her human. Sammy knows a few basic ...

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Home for Christmas: Locals Help 400 Dogs Find and Go to Homes Forever | Local News

Sheila Ketchum and Deana Pilgrim said they helped rescue and transport around 400 dogs together over a two-year period, with the dogs making their way to forever shelters and homes across the country. “We’re just saving dogs,” Ketchum said. “There are a lot of other people in McAlester who do it too, but she and I are friends and we’ve ...

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Angel Ridge Animal Rescue seeks money and volunteers | Help assistants

With dogs in need of expensive medical treatment and cats in need of socialization, Angel Ridge Animal Rescue turns to the community for support. “We are fully funded by private donations,” said Executive Director Nancy Shannon. Angel Ridge is an animal shelter located at 390 Old Hickory Ridge Road in the Township of Chartiers. “Since our creation, we have always ...

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Escaped inmate steals truck and other items from animal shelter | New

The Madison County Animal Shelter has informed five employees that their personal information may have been stolen after a break-in at the shelter last month. In late October, the shelter announced a partnership with the Madison County Detention Center for inmates to assist the animal shelter. Less than a day after the partnership was announced, an inmate participating in the ...

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Helping animals live their best lives

This is the time of year when we reflect on gratitude and say thank you to those who deserve it throughout the year. Seattle Animal Shelter volunteers are one of them. Whether they spend time walking dogs, welcoming animals, cleaning, fundraising, or helping with adoptions, volunteers are the ones who make the path shorter and easier for pets in search. ...

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Moore to Receive New $ 8.2 Million Animal Shelter After Obligation Passes | Community

Moore is expected to receive a new, full $ 8.2 million animal shelter following the issuance of a bond earlier this month. Moore Animal Welfare’s future home is S I-35 Service Road, east of the freeway and south of SW 34th Street. The 15,040 square foot shelter will include separate areas for adoption and admission, a multi-purpose training room, quarantine ...

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Rescue Cat realizes he’s ‘found his forever home’ in heartwarming video

A rescue cat was captured on video enjoying a warm hug with his new human companion in a clip that perfectly sums up the power and importance of giving such pets a second chance at life. The heartwarming images were posted on TikTok under the alberts_tail handle, with animal lovers getting a glimpse of what is, according to the video, ...

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