Animal Shelter

Shawnee animal shelter says many pets adopted during pandemic have returned

After a record year of pet adoption during the pandemic, many Kansas City area animal shelters say they are now seeing them being fired as their owners return to work. One-year-old Doberman Hank is one such comeback. “He was actually born into our care,” said Kaitlin Thompson, of Melissa’s Second Chances. As a 2 month old puppy, he was quickly ...

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San Antonio girl aims to raise money for local animal rescue through her lemonade stand

SAN ANTONIO – A 10-year-old girl from San Antonio seeks to help local pets find their forever homes. So she sets up a lemonade stand. Sofia Ortiz will have her stand, called “Animals’ Saving Lemonade”, set up in the main square, in front of San Fernando Cathedral, from 11 am to 3 pm, Sunday. A portion of the proceeds will ...

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Ind. Family that started animal rescue finds missing dog 8 years after animal went missing

Family that launched animal rescue finds missing dog 8 years after animal went missing Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control / Facebook Two women from Indiana thank modern technology for helping them find their beloved dog eight years after she went missing. Cara Seiler and Kailey Kuntz first adopted Kemo, a Blue American Bulldog / Pitbull mix, as a puppy. ...

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Coal Mountain Animal Rescue seeks donations for a sick dog

July 15 — Coal Mountain Animal Rescue is seeking donations to cover emergency surgery for a 7 month old dog rescued from a shelter. Angela Kapusnick, founder of the county foster home rescue, said on Monday that Bailey, a mix of Catahoula and boxers, had recently been rescued from a Texas Kill Shelter and was in good shape until recently. ...

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More pandemic pets up for adoption in Youngstown, Girard, Ohio

“It’s very frustrating when people think animals are disposable,” said Mahoning County dog ​​sitter Dianne Fry. A recent increase in abandonment and stray animals at Mahoning Valley animal shelters is due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic – but also to the irresponsibility of owners, local animal advocates have said. Local shelter owners said Mahoning questions some returning to work ...

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They do everything in Alexandria

Volunteers transport pets from cars to the AWLA shelter at a car vaccination clinic. Photo courtesy of AWLA How the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) manages to show dozens of dogs and cats to potential adopters, create special animal treats, answer phones, deal with mountains of laundry and so many other tasks every week? The secret: the volunteers! A ...

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Monsoon weather wreaks havoc on Queen Creek neighborhoods, damaging animal rescue

Neighborhoods of Queen Creek, an animal refuge shaken by the monsoon Friday night’s monsoon wreaked havoc in the southeast valley, causing power lines and trees to fall, missing trampolines and some car windows shattered by high winds. QUEEN CREEK, Arizona. – Friday night’s monsoon wreaked havoc in the Southeast Valley, causing power lines and trees to fall, missing trampolines and ...

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Cheyenne Animal Control and City Council Comment on “Short-Term” Contract

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The Cheyenne Animal Shelter and the town have come to a temporary compromise on a limited contract. An animal control supervisor says the city has an obligation to enforce animal ordinances, and if animal control does not enforce them, the community will have to face the outcome. “There is an obligation they have to ...

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Potter is a kitten. He is hurt. He needs your help.

Hey, this is important: I need to talk to you about Potter. Potter is a 2.5 month old kitten and seriously injured. He is now in good hands, but he really needs your help. A Good Samaritan earlier this week found the little guy wandering alone on Milwaukee Avenue and took him to Heartland Animal Shelter, a non-profit, no-kill shelter ...

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Northeastern DC Animal Shelter Loses Air Conditioning During Extreme Heat, 21 Dogs Relocated

A DC animal shelter system had to scramble to get nearly two dozen dogs out of their northeast location after the building’s air conditioning system went down during a period of extreme heat for the DC area. A DC animal shelter system had to scramble to get nearly two dozen dogs out of their northeast location after the building’s air ...

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