Animal Shelter

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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