Wildlife rehabilitation centers take extra precautions against COVID-19 as animal research continues

RHINELANDER, Wisconsin (WSAW) – As many people begin to return to a more pre-pandemic normalcy, others must continue or even increase COVID-19 precautions. This is the case with wildlife rehabilitation centers, such as Wild Instincts in the Rhineland. The center welcomes injured or orphaned wild animals. He can handle any species that is legally permitted to be cared for in ...

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Idaho Shelter’s Innovative Program Helps Dogs Find Fur Pits

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT / KSVT) – A Blaine County animal shelter has an innovative program to help dogs find potential adopters, while doing much-needed exercises along the way. Mountain Humane on Croy Creek Road in Hailey is a no-kill animal shelter. “Right now we have about 105 dogs and cats,” said Kelsey Strahle, Mountain Humane volunteer coordinator. “We only ...

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Tributes pour in for the environmental photographer who created Australia’s “pure gold” photo library

Environmental photographer Wayne Lawler has spent more than 12 years traveling the continent in a Land Rover and, most often, a helicopter. Key points: One of Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s longest-serving employees has died aged 65 Photographer Wayne Lawler created Australia’s first environmental photo library He traveled across the country, photographing the rarest and most endangered species He has gone from ...

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Today’s Events for July 8 | Entertainment

TODAY Music in the park will be held at 7 p.m. today at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. The Savannah River Winds Concert Band will perform. Those present should bring a chair or blanket. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the ...

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Animal shelter desperately needs new homes

FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – An influx of animals into Homeward Animal Shelter forces them to pile crates of cats and dogs on top of each other. “We are really desperate for foster homes.” said Heather Klefstad, Marketing Director of Homeward Animal Shelter. The shelter currently has 164 animals in its care, but can only accommodate less than half ...

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Temperature gets ultra low for animal health at Fossil Rim

It seems fitting that #WorldRefrigationDay is happening in the summer (June 26), and refrigeration and freezing is crucial for operations at Fossil Rim. The Animal Health Department uses a freezer set at -80 degrees Celsius or -112 Fahrenheit! Veterinary technician Allyssa Roberts said the freezer typically holds blood samples – whole blood, serum and plasma, as well as animal feces, ...

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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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