City to fund repairs to animal service center, but assessment finds facility in need of replacement

Over the next five years, the city plans to spend more than $ 3.4 million on repairs to the Animal Service Center, despite an independent assessment that found the Easterwood Drive facility in need of replacement. It comes as the center is experiencing its highest number of adoptable animals in two years and is at full capacity. There are currently ...

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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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Children’s author encourages kids to celebrate their uniqueness in delicious new picture book

Making friends is such an exciting part of childhood. I really wanted to find a way to highlight how our individual differences can make our relationships with others more exciting and adventurous. VERNON, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2021 Children’s author Colby Becknell Hardison has published a lovely picture book that follows the charming story of Sammy Skunk and Rocky Racoon ...

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Animal welfare inspector moved on ‘credible’ threat

A Limerick-based animal welfare inspector has been dismissed from his post due to credible threats to his personal safety, documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal. ISPCA said its inspector regularly encountered very difficult and sometimes dangerous working conditions. According to a report published on RTÉ’s This Week under FAITH, the Agriculture Ministry has been briefed on developments. ...

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Baltimore County Animal Service Closes Evacuation Center After Distemper Virus Outbreak – CBS Baltimore

Baldwin, Maryland (WJZ) – According to a county statement released Tuesday, Baltimore County Animal Service recently seized 48 dogs from Whitehall’s home after receiving complaints about animal welfare. According to the statement, dogs of various ages did not have access to air conditioning and some dogs lacked water. Others showed signs of fever pain and lack of veterinary care. read ...

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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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Pima County Shelters and Rescues Host Adoption Event This Weekend

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – The Pima Animal Care Center is partnering with local shelters and rescues to host a county-wide adoption event on July 10-11. Each shelter will host activities at their sites that will include freebies, food, music and more. “We are thrilled to be a part of this event,” said Monica Dangler, director of animal services ...

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Ig signs laws to protect animals

HONOLULU – Animal advocates across Hawai’i are celebrating a successful legislative year with the passage of seven new animal welfare laws. Hawaiian law now prohibits the sale of cosmetic products derived from animal experiments. The law aims to stop new animal testing for cosmetics and has no impact on the sale of ingredients or cosmetics that were previously tested on ...

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Dogs and cats are superheroes at this cute cosplay event – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know The famous Helen Woodward Animal Center event will be featured on an online Comic-Con panel on July 25, 2021 PAWmicon Weekend runs July 23-25 ​​in Rancho Santa Fe, with the main event woofing on the morning of July 24 $ 10 to enter your pet in the cosplay contest Superheroic Pets? There are millions of ...

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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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