New animal shelter in Cove closer to reality | Local News

COPPERAS COVE – Copperas Cove Deputy Police Chief Brian Wyers walked away from the podium on Tuesday night with a smile on his face after giving Copperas Cove City Council an updated presentation of the new traffic control facility. proposed animals. A topic of discussion in the city for the past several years, Wyers had constantly received feedback from council ...

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UPAWS seeks to ’empty shelters’ with special adoption event

GWINN, Michigan – A state pet foundation partners with a local animal shelter for the national “Empty Shelters” event. The BISSELL Pet Foundation and UPAWS are hosting their national summer 2021 Empty The Shelters adoption event which begins today and ends July 11. The event helps pets find their forever homes with reduced adoption fees across the country. “The shelters ...

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Pet taxi driver killed in crash while transporting dog to vet

KANSAS CITY – David Hosch has dedicated his life in recent years to animals. “As far as I’m concerned, every animal I transport becomes my animal,” Hosch wrote on his Sunflower Animal Transport website. “Even if it’s only for a short time.” Hosch, 39, started the pet taxi business in 2019 and has traveled across the country to save animals, ...

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Animal Rescue in Middletown Helps Transport Big Dogs and Cats from Texas

MIDDLETOWN – Imagine seeing 84 crates of cats and dogs unloaded on the tarmac at a New Jersey airport. The dogs are so exhausted that they are silent. The cats are huddled at the bottom of their tiny crates. Two hundred and forty-two pets were transported from a crowded shelter in El Paso, Texas, to 14 animal rescue groups across ...

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Charleston Animal Society Welcomes Dogs From Florida Shelter Before Tropical Storm Elsa | New

Charleston Animal Society staff members spent more than 12 hours making a quick round trip to Florida to help evacuate 10 dogs in the storm area. As Tropical Storm Elsa swept through the southeast, a shelter in Suwannee, Florida sent an SOS to help them get their animals to safety. The shelter has outdoor kennels and is prone to flooding. ...

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Best Friends Animal Society CEO Focuses on No-Kill Movement

CEO Julie Castle has dedicated her life and skills to successfully campaigning for the “no-kill movement” for pets in American animal shelters. // Shay Baruffi Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society, along with key members of the Best Friends communications team met with news sources across the country to discuss her latest data report. Best Friends Animal Society ...

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Shelter Pets to Go Brings New Life to Gaston County Animals

Nancy Foltz becomes moved when she remembers Judy Miles. Miles donated $ 150 to Shelter Pets to Go, and before her death in January 2018, she was able to see the animals she sponsored being adopted into loving homes. Memorial donations in his name totaling $ 2,400 would help other animals find homes. “It made the program work,” Foltz said ...

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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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UPDATE: Animal rights group claims Brookhaven residents did not follow wildcat return protocol

A feral cat that was spotted in a neighborhood in Brookhaven has been found, but Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) officials said the lack of a protocol delayed the assessment of the illegally detained animal. Elizabeth Putsche, director of communications for the ALDF, said the Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood Association notified her community of the capture of the wildcat – a ...

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Turkey’s new animal welfare law: animals are not commodities

After years of campaigning by animal rights activists, NGOs and political factions such as the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for stricter animal welfare legislation, Turkey has passed a law that defines animals as living things and not as commodities. Following public pressure, parliament created an Animal Rights Legislative Commission in 2019 that has since met with nonprofits, activists ...

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