Riverhead plans to ban the sale of commercially farmed dogs and cats

City of Riverhead officials are considering passing a law banning the sale of commercially-bred dogs and cats in pet stores and banning “puppy mills.” City council was due to vote on the legislation on September 21, supervisor Yvette Aguiar told Newsday. However, the published agenda for the meeting did not have the legislation entered for a vote. Aguiar said on ...

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Rabbits and ducks killed in animal rescue center

File photo of rabbits for adoption at the SPCA. Photo / Babiche Martens Police and the SPCA are investigating what has been called the “brutal slaughter” of 11 rabbits and ducks at an animal shelter in Dairy Flat, Auckland. Pixies Animal Rescue founder Charmain Wolmarans said the rescued animals were killed overnight after a break-in, leaving staff and animals in ...

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White Oaks Mall Hosts Animal Care League Donation Campaign, Sale

A local animal shelter is once again raising donations for its annual sale, the proceeds of which go directly to its dogs and cats. The Springfield Animal Care League, 1001 Taintor Road, is holding its annual Premium Collectible Sale September 24-25 at the White Oaks Mall, 2501 Wabash Ave. Items for sale are collected through donations. This is the first ...

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There is animal cruelty in Portage County, but victims have friends

Chalan Lowry remembers the pony which was in a “hideous” state after being rescued from a barn. Following:Mantua newlyweds use marriage to help donate over $ 5,000 to non-profit organizations “When I saw this pony a few years ago, all I could think of was how quickly can we end its suffering,” said the executive director of the Portage Animal ...

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Hawthorne Animal Hospital turns 65

GLEN CARBON – Hawthorne Animal Hospital will celebrate its 65th anniversary on Sunday, September 26. An open house is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Doghouse, 24 Kettle Drive in Glen Carbon. Dr. Merrill Ottwein opened Hawthorne in 1956, treating both pets at his Edwardsville veterinary clinic and large animals on farms across the county. Over the ...

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County Refuge, FOTAS Event Aims To Boost Adoptions

September 18 – Tails were wagging Saturday morning as residents of Aiken County visited the animal shelter for Clear the Shelter Day. The event, hosted by the Aiken County Animal Shelter and Friends of the Animal Shelter, was an effort to adopt animals in need of loving homes. Fifteen dogs and two kittens were adopted at the event. ACAS said ...

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Cattle can be trained to use the bathroom

A small scientific study suggests that cattle can be trained to leave their waste in special areas. The aim of the research was to reduce the adverse effects of livestock on the environment. In a recent study, scientists trained 11 out of 16 young cattle to use the “MooLoo” – a kind of bathroom for cattle. The researchers used a ...

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UK pledges to deal with implications of soaring gas prices

Business minister says he will protect customers Said he will continue to meet with industry representatives Lack of CO2 threatens meat supply Meat industry urged government to step in LONDON, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – Britain said on Saturday it could deal with soaring gas prices and protect customers, after some small energy providers went bankrupt and meat producers said their ...

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Food fundraising donations needed to help the inhabitants of Parma, the animals

PARMA, Ohio (WJW) – A growing food drive campaign is set to kick off this week in Parma and here’s how you can help help residents and pets in need. The escalation of the Mega Millions jackpot; Powerball drawing tonight From Monday, September 20 and through Thursday, September 23 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, non-perishable food and animal ...

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In pictures: hundreds of animals evacuated from shelters damaged by Hurricane Ida

While many Louisiana residents are still without power after the Category 4 hurricane in August, abandoned animals are also suffering. Hurricane-battered animal shelters had to find new homes for their residents following damage from the catastrophic storm. Volunteers load crates of shelter dogs onto a plane bound for Wisconsin on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.Matt Williamson / AP In the aftermath ...

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