Dorchester Paws forced to impose moratorium on admissions due to large animal capacity | New

SUMMERVILLE – The only animal shelter in Dorchester County has been forced to briefly suspend admissions after maximizing its space. By November 4, the adoption, admission and treatment floors at Dorchester Paws were completely full. The organizers reported that in 62 days, the shelter had welcomed nearly 750 cats and dogs. That’s about 15 animals a day, officials said. Dorchester ...

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An ‘unsung hero’: ‘Dr. Jen’ is Kitsap’s best animal advocate

When Eric Stevens joined Kitsap Humane Society, the non-profit agency dedicated to caring for animals in need, in 2012, she struggled to keep its doors open. His dire financial situation had impacted the agency’s ability to provide services to homeless animals and their adoptive owners. “The organization was on the verge of bankruptcy,” Stevens said in a Kitsap Humane Society ...

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Keep an Open Mind When You Visit an Animal Shelter Pets

An animal shelter can be a fun place; better yet, an unexpected place. Things happen quickly and decisions sometimes have to be made in a hurry. It’s fast-paced, emotional, and the situations are unique as they involve living creatures, both animals and humans. We love to participate in happy scenarios forever. Even in cases where animals arrive at our doors ...

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Circus couple abusing tigers miserably missed the animals

Judit and Juergen Nerger illegally left big cats in cramped, sterile crates and ditched six tigers at a roadside zoo in Sarasota, Florida, all after their circus performance business failed. They had previously kept tigers in Illinois, but by transporting the animals to Florida and failing to alert the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the couple evaded federal inspections ...

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Changes to Animal Ordinances | New

ENID, Oklahoma. – A few changes were made to Enid’s animal welfare ordinances earlier this week. On Tuesday evening, city commissioners voted to approve the changes, which included simplifying the bylaw – shortening sections and making it easier to locate topics – and removing some bylaws that are not needed. “(The changes) will make it easier for people to understand ...

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LA Animal Services Pet Pantry Opening Third

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A third LA Animal Services pet pantry will open Sunday at the North Central Animal Services Center. “At LA Animal Services, we believe the best place for pets is with the families who love them, even in tough times,” LA Animal Services general manager Dana Brown said in a statement. “The sustainability of the Pet Food ...

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Bradley Pinion punts save Bucs while changing lives of vets one shelter dog at a time

TAMPA – Bradley Pinion is summoned whenever there are problems. As a Bucs bettor, his job is to hit the reset button, change the point of view and allow his team to start from scratch. He also loves dogs and three of his four pets have been adopted from an animal shelter. When these two passions merged, there was a ...

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Man runs three miles for 365 days to raise money for North Anston Wildlife Sanctuary

36-year-old Andrew Cooke runs at least three miles a day for a year, totaling 1,095 miles in 365 days after being inspired by a Youtuber, Hellah. “Good God” Sidibe who has been running every day for over four years. Andrew, who works in the maintenance of student accommodation, aims to increase £ 1,000 for Thornberry Wildlife Sanctuary, in North Anston, ...

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ACANA® Pet Food Team Helps Transport Over 30 Rescue Dogs To New York City To Find Loving Homes

Muddy Paws Rescue is a foster family-based organization that brings dogs from its shelter partners and places them in foster homes for an average of two weeks. During this time, the animals can decompress and live their best lives, allowing the organization to learn more about them so that they can make a solid match with a loving family. The ...

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Josephine County voters vote for a renewal of prison and firefighter taxes

GRANTS PASS, Oregon – The dust is starting to settle after a 2021 special election with some substantial voting metrics at stake for southern Oregon. Preliminary unofficial results started arriving just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night. The results are up to date at 8:22 p.m. With the preliminary results, voters in Josephine County appear to have overwhelmingly renewed the levies ...

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