Spirits are heating up at the new fire station site

“This will ensure that the local community is well protected,” said a spokeswoman for the fire department. Firefighters insist the new “strategically located” station is needed in Lara to ensure the best possible response times for residents and infrastructure such as the nearby Barwon prison. The location of the planned fire station in front of the sanctuary. Credit:Joe armao But ...

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The guinea pig could barely walk because of its long fingernails and a necrotic hole in the belly

Some people shouldn’t have the privilege of owning a pet. The Animal Welfare Society often calls them pet bullies who seem completely unaffected by an animal’s pain and suffering. This article contains graphic images. “In our opinion, they are the ones who belong behind bars, not their vulnerable pets who are grinding their teeth and hiding from these bad guys. ...

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Best Hospital Design Ideas (Happy Home Paradise)

In the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons Happy Home Paradise DLC, players can create the perfect vacation destination with a number of facilities, including the hospital. These facilities are unlocked as players progress through the DLC and create vacation homes for the villagers. Each installation gives players a catalog of items to use in their designs, which can then be ...

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Rescue Cat realizes he’s ‘found his forever home’ in heartwarming video

A rescue cat was captured on video enjoying a warm hug with his new human companion in a clip that perfectly sums up the power and importance of giving such pets a second chance at life. The heartwarming images were posted on TikTok under the alberts_tail handle, with animal lovers getting a glimpse of what is, according to the video, ...

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Obituary of Helen Bouchard (1935 – 2021) – Farmington, UT

Helen Teresa (Hoffman) Bouchard, 86, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2021 at the Avalon Care Center with her sister, Marie, by her side. Helen was born September 10, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, to Francis Jerome Hoffman and Louise Marie (Salamone) Hoffman. In 1954, Helen married her lover, Harold Edward Bouchard, who was later divorced. Harold died soon after. Helen ...

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Franklin Tomorrow Announces Volunteer Award Winners

franklin pic tomorrow Hundreds of people were in attendance on Tuesday, November 16 to honor the recipients of the 15th Annual Franklin Tomorrow Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards, held at the Rolling Hills Community Church. 65e Tennessee District Representative Sam Whitson receives the Charles M. Sargent Legacy Award, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact in the areas ...

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Dog found abandoned in dumpster 32 miles from owners’ Aurora home

DENVER (KDVR) – If it had been an hour before Scott Miller tossed something in the trash, the garbage dog case may never have come to light. The Yorkshire Terrier owner would not ask for forgiveness from the community or be put on personal leave from the Cherry Creek School District, where she is employed as the Assistant Superintendent of ...

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The increase in the number of abandoned animals continues

An Irish donkey sanctuary has launched a public appeal for support against what they have called a national donkey welfare crisis. The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland said the number of animals in need of rescue, rehousing and sanctuary care has reached “unmanageable and unsustainable levels”. The shrine has raised concerns over data from 2018 to 2020 which found reports from the ...

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Animal Welfare League’s Nowra / Jervis Bay branch needs foster families | Milton Ulladulla Times

news, local news, The Nowra / Jervis Bay branch of the Animal Welfare League is in urgent need of temporary foster homes for cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. The group says residents can make a difference in an animal’s life by accepting foster care. As a host family, you:. Save the life of a cat or a dog. Help a ...

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Animal Care and Control Plans Before Black Friday Sale

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control (FWACC) reminds residents to “adopt, don’t shop” with a pre-vacation adoption sale. FWACC says the sale will begin at noon this Friday, November 19, with the adoption center open until 8 p.m. at 3020 Hillegas Road. Adoption fees for all cats, kittens and pets will be waived, ...

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De Soto Parish Police jury approves reduced budget to keep animal shelter open

MANSFIELD, La (KTAL / KMSS) – The De Soto Parish Police jury voted unanimously on Monday evening to approve a reduced budget that will keep the animal shelter open for at least a year. The Desoto Parish Animal Shelter was at risk of shutting down, after taxpayers rejected a property tax proposal in April that would have maintained funding. The ...

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FOP Boss For Mayor / Minnie Miñoso / Rattiest ‘Hoods / Monkey Rescue

Minnie miñoso put the “go go” in the 1959 Go-Go White Sox. And it’s time for the “Cuban Comet” to finally be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame when her name returns to the polls in December. “Minnie Miñoso was the Latino Jackie Robinson, hands down. …. What it meant to the legions of Latin American baseball players ...

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Town, Austin Pets Alive! Get back on the No-Kill path: the resolution moves APA !, the city gets closer to a compromise on shelters – News

APA! City lake animal center (Photo by John Anderson) that of the city Austin Animal Center and the association Austin animals alive! may be able to mend their frayed relationship after all, as city council told staff last week to reconcile with AAC’s most important No-Kill partner. The resolution, presented by the Council member leslie pool and adopted by a ...

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Fan recreated Moody’s Castle town in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 2.0 introduced thousands of new building elements, leading one fan to recreate the iconic Castle Town from Breath of the Wild. In search of the perfect island aesthetic now that the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 2.0 introduced new elements? Why not take inspiration from other Nintendo games! Now inspired by the aesthetics of ...

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Pet Project 2021: animals available for adoption in Massachusetts on November 11

To note: While most shelters have closed their doors to the public, many still meet potential adopters on dates. Please visit the shelter’s website or call for information on adopting or placing an animal at this time. Through Pet Project, MassLive is showcasing pets available for adoption at rescue organizations’ shelters across Massachusetts. With the participation of the shelters listed ...

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‘Phenomenal’ number of road fatalities in South Australia prompts drivers to slow down

A massive increase in road accidents this spring litter South Australia’s highways, with a wildlife rescuer who found 13 wombats and 10 kangaroos dead on a single Murraylands road. Key points: Spring typically sees an increase in the number of road fatalities as animals move more to seek mate Rains can often bring animals onto the road where they drink ...

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Animal welfare concerns are high at Wyndham

By Alesha Capone RSPCA Victoria has received 348 reports of animal welfare issues in Wyndham in 12 months. This placed Wyndham fourth in the state for the number of reports received by municipality by the charity, for the 2020/21 fiscal year. Greater Geelong ranked first on the list with 640 reports, followed by Casey (577 reports) and Hume (386 reports). ...

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An animal sanctuary in Jeddah that’s more than just a pet project

DJ Kennels, which was established in Jeddah in 2017, is an animal shelter that is home to abandoned pets and even rescued wild animals. Residents of this mini animal park include dogs, cats, rabbits, owls, hyenas, and even a lion. For many of the city’s animal lovers, DJ Kennels provides the perfect opportunity for some much-needed animal therapy, especially after ...

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2 young cats found inside the transporter left on I-295 in Mount Laurel

News 12 Staff November 09, 2021, 10:48 p.m. Updated: November 09, 2021, 10:48 p.m. Two young cats were found left on the side of a busy road in Burlington County. The cats were found on the side of Interstate 295 in Mount Laurel Township on Monday evening. A passer-by called the police after spotting a porter on the road. “I ...

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HC requests report on advocacy to declare slender loris habitats as sanctuary

Madurai Madurai High Court Madras Court on Tuesday ordered the state to submit a report on action taken on a public interest litigation petition that called on authorities to declare loris habitats slender (thevangu in Tamil) in the state a sanctuary or reserve to protect the species. A bench of division judges Pushpa Sathyanarayana and P. Velmurugan requested a response ...

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Pet of the week: this AC Slater is looking for his Zack Morris

ARLINGTON, VA – While this AC Slater might not be a big TV star like Mario Lopez from “Saved by the Bell,” he could still be a star in your eyes if you adopt him from Animal Welfare. League of Arlington. Here’s what the AWLA says about this mixed-breed adult puppy: “Aside from his good looks, AC Slater has a ...

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WENDY L. SCHULTZ | Deaths

Wendy L. Schultz 61 years old, from Marinette passed away on Friday November 5, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay with her husband by her side. She was born on February 15, 1960 to Jerry and Judith (Brix) Williams in Marinette. She graduated from Marinette High School in 1978 and went to UW-Marinette, then UW-Oshkosh to earn her ...

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Single-use plastic banned in Jharkhand wildlife reserves

The state’s wildlife chief has issued an order stating that the restrictions will take effect “with immediate effect” Achintya Ganguly | Ranchi | Posted 08.11.21, 00:14 AM Those planning to visit a wildlife sanctuary or zoo in Jharkhand must refrain from using single-use plastic or face severe penalties, according to an order issued by the state’s chief wildlife custodian. November ...

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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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Critteraid Animal Food Drive at Penticton School Nov 6 – Penticton Western News

Tessie the Goat is just one of the happy animals that live at Critteraid Animal Sanctuary. (Photo of the critter) Critteraid Animal Food Drive at Penticton School November 6 Critteraid if they hope to fill 3 food trucks for their pigs, alpacas, cats and more Critteraid Animal Sanctuary will host Num Num November, hoping to fill three trucks with much-needed ...

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Family business pledges 50% of profits to animal welfare charities

Home and Roost Craft Houses for Pets and Wildlife Small business Home & Roost raised over £ 2,000 for animal charities during Black Friday 2020. This year, they are aiming higher and are now seeking charity nominations. At Home & Roost, we are fortunate to work with animal and animal lovers every day. Being able to give back to those ...

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LA animal shelters approaching capacity, urging Angelinos to adopt or foster

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Animal service officials in Los Angeles are urgently looking for Angelinos to adopt or welcome a pet. According to Animal Services, all of their six shelters are nearly full. “Our center can accommodate around 1,700 animals. I think right now that’s the population and around 1,000 of them are dogs,” said Agnes Sibal-Von Debschitz, ...

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Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three large organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource ...

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“The feast of the birds” returns in person

DALTON – People are invited to Indraloka Animal Sanctuary this year for the 9th annual ThanksLiving, which will be held on Saturday, November 6. This event was virtual last year due to the challenges of the pandemic. But this year, the public can attend in person. They will attend the Bird Festival, during which the chickens and turkeys of the ...

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Here are the three main scalable technologies to fight food insecurity

As the world’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs are looking for scalable scientific solutions to establish a resilient and sustainable food supply in the years to come. John Ruff, Scientific and Technological Director at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has dedicated his career to the growing problem of global food insecurity ...

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Are black cats really unlucky? Here’s where the superstition comes from

through: Lauren Mixon, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 31, 2021 / 3:08 PM EDT / Update: Oct 31, 2021 / 3:08 PM EDT Photo of a black cat at the SICSA Pet Adoption and Welfare Center in Dayton, Ohio (WDTN Photo / Lauren Mixon) DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Many Americans have a superstition that black cats are dangerous or unlucky; ...

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One-eyed rescue dog reacts with joy after learning she is being adopted

An animal rescue center worker captured the joyful moment when a disabled dog, who survived a puppy mill, learned she was adopted. Joe Kay, who works as a Dog Adoption Coordinator, helping to save, train and welcome dogs, shared the emotional clip on TikTok under Handful of Dog Adoption where it was viewed 1.1 million of times. Images can be ...

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Kids Nature Retired Pumpkin Patch | Upcoming San Diego Events

The Children’s Nature Retreat, a 20-acre wildlife sanctuary in Alpine, is ready for the fall season with its own patch of pumpkins. From October 1 through Halloween, families can spend the day on the farm interacting with the animals and picking pumpkins in the pumpkin patch. The Retreat has been preparing all summer for its harvest of organic pumpkins. Families ...

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Fraser Valley Farm Animal Abuse Images May Be Ineligible If Obtained Illegally: Lawyers

Breadcrumb Links New Local News criminality As the SPCA prepares a case recommending charges to Crown counsel, attorney Victoria Shroff says any illegally obtained evidence could be removed from court review. Author of the article: Sarah Grochowski Lorie Chortyk of the SPCA. Photo by Arlen Redekop /PROVINCE Content of the article A video that allegedly shows evidence of animal abuse ...

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9-year-old girl opens barkery for dog treats to raise funds for local animal shelter

Caroline Wetherington, a 9-year-old girl in Chesapeake, Va., Opened “Caroline’s Barkery,” a bakery selling dog toys and treats to raise money for a local animal shelter. “I make homemade dog treats and toys and donate all the money I collect to the SPCA (Virginia Beach),” she wrote in a recent Instagram Publish. “Last year I raised $ 946. My goal ...

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Sheriff Wayne Ivey’s ‘Together and Grateful’ Animal Adoptions Offered in November

includes free medical insurance for your new pet through Trupanion Offer includes sterilization, microchip, current vaccinations, free medical insurance through Trupanion and a county tag (with an approved claim) BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Animal Services is offering free dog and cat adoptions for the month of November. Offer includes sterilization / sterilization, microchip, current vaccinations, free medical insurance ...

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Firefighters visit dogs in Battersea

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home was treated to one of the cutest sites south of the Thames this week as firefighters from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) paid a friendly visit to the center’s dogs. Their presence came courtesy of the world famous wildlife sanctuary’s’ Wear Blue for Rescue ‘campaign, which encourages people across the UK to show their support ...

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Halloween puts “enormous pressure” on veterinary clinics and rescue centers

Animal welfare is a major concern around Halloween, said Senator Pippa Hackett, as she urges people to be aware of the distress caused by flashing lights and loud noises. “Firecrackers and firecrackers are very disturbing for dogs, cats, horses, donkeys and other animals,” said the Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture. “I would advise pet owners to keep ...

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable Pet of the Week is the Pumpkin King

ADOPT, DON’T BUY! The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable Pet of the Week is Pumpkin King, a 3 year old male mixed breed dog. He loves to be loved and is very affectionate. He is neutered, chipped and fully vaccinated. For more information, log on to BrevardSheriff.com or call 321-633-2024. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Adoptable ...

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Animal shelter seeks to make more room in the filling facility

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – An abundance of furry friends leaves little vacancy at Winnebago County Animal Services. Recently, around 20 dogs and 70 cats are patiently waiting to be adopted on any given day. “There has been an influx of cats and dogs into our facility, mostly stray dogs,” says DeShawn Christiansen, shelter operations coordinator. “We struggle a bit to ...

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Pablo Escobar’s hippos lead animal rights charge

VSORPORATIONS HAVE had enjoyed legal personality since the 19th century. Now, it seems, they have company. A dispute over the fate of hippos in Colombia resulted in an Ohio Federal Court ruling that, for the first time in U.S. law, recognizes animals as people. Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and ...

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Barbara B. Young 1925-2021 | News, Sports, Jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Barbara B. Young, 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters in Indianapolis, Ind. On Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was born January 17, 1925 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of Mildred and Kenneth Brugler. She has lived most of her life in Warren, Ohio, graduating from Warren G. Harding in June 1943. She ...

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State-of-the-art, interactive dinosaur and fossil museum to open in South Jersey in 2023

News 12 Staff October 27, 2021, 9:57 p.m. Updated: October 27, 2021, 9:57 p.m. Southern New Jersey will soon be home to a new state-of-the-art museum and fossil park. It will give visitors the opportunity to dig and learn about the dinosaurs and creatures that existed millions of years ago in New Jersey. “A lot of people don’t realize that ...

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Animal shelter workers to be charged with the death of 7 puppies | New

Pets in Need, Palo Alto’s contracted animal services agency, is a deathless shelter, but three of its employees have now been cited and are charged with animal cruelty and neglect in the deaths of seven puppies, a Palo Alto Police press release said Tuesday. The puppies died during transport from the Central Valley on August 2. The three employees had ...

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Elephant sanctuary in Kenya tests goat’s milk as a healthier eating option

SAMBURU, Kenya, October 27 (Reuters) – An elephant orphanage in Kenya is testing goat’s milk as feed for its small herd as a potentially healthier and cheaper form of nutrition than human formula – a solution that calls also money in the pockets of the local community. The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Samburu County, in the semi-arid scrubland of northern ...

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Petition from Air Quality Law Enforcement Groups for Livestock Containment

More than 20 environmental and animal welfare groups in several states on Tuesday called on the United States Environmental Protection Agency to end a 16-year moratorium on the enforcement of federal pollution laws. air for confinement of livestock. The problem is a 2005 agreement between the agency and thousands of containment owners and operators in 42 states that temporarily suspended ...

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Stolen U-Haul that was recovered leads to drug and animal cruelty charges for 2 people in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Two people face a multitude of charges, including seven counts of animal cruelty after being found with a stolen U-Haul in Knoxville with seven cats kept in the back without open air or open ventilation, according to an arrest report. Tara Bowman and Shawn Martin face seven counts of animal cruelty, possession of methamphetamine, possession of ...

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Reconstruction of animal shelter in Rockland begins, but what about mandates

The county said the new refuge is expected to be completed by mid-2023, but it wasn’t sure who would operate it. The call for tenders is open for the construction of the new Hi-Tor animal care center County executive. Ed Day announces that the tender is open for the construction of the new Hi-Tor animal care center John Meore, Rockland ...

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Black Pine raises funds for tiger medical care | Albion New Era

ALBION – One of the tigers at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary is sick, and the Albion-based sanctuary is looking for help with medical bills to figure out what is wrong with him. Eragon, one of the Black Pine tigers, suffered “unexplained nosebleeds,” staff wrote on their Facebook page on Friday. The tiger has also lost muscle mass and it is ...

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New Director of Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium grew up in a zoo of his own

As a child growing up outside of Chicago, Dr. Jeremy Goodman lived in a house that looked like a zoo. The menagerie included snakes, turtles, birds, guinea pigs, lizards, hermit crabs, and other creatures large and small. “I have had a lot of pets,” he says, “but never a dog or a cat”. These days, the new manager of the ...

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News in October in Jiading District

Vaccine base Construction of an mRNA vaccine production base began on Yunbei Highway last month. The base belongs to the China National Biotec Group, a biosciences subsidiary of Chinese pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm. It is a state-of-the-art COVID-19 vaccine production facility. The construction area is over 32,000 square meters. E-sport laboratory The first Chinese F1 e-sports championship racing lab was inaugurated ...

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New Simcoe County Animal Rescue Group Seeking Support For Their Cause

BARRIE, ONT. – A new animal rescue group has organized a fundraiser in Orillia to raise awareness for their cause. The Koda Amigos, an animal care group based in Simcoe County, were outside the two Pet Valu sites on Sunday and allowed residents to meet some of the animals for adoption. The group rescues dogs and cats from overcrowded rural ...

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Donna De Paola | Obituaries

Donna Ray De Paola May 17, 1940 – 22 October 2021 Donna Ray (Norris) De Paola, 81, died on Friday 22 October 2021 at her home in Effingham. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with interment at Arborcrest Memorial Park. Visitations will be held from 12:00 ...

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Maine Voices: Right to Food Amendment Would Have Unintended Consequences

Looking at the many respected and disparate organizations in Maine that oppose Question 3, it’s clear that the proposed constitutional amendment creates more problems than it solves. While the inclusion of a ‘right to food’ in the state constitution sounds appealing, the impact of the amendment on food safety and animal welfare is not at all appetizing. . The heart ...

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Vera Wiitala (1926 – 2021) death notice – Lunenburg, MA

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Lunenburg Vera Esther (Haanpaa) Wiitala, 95, a longtime resident of Lunenburg and formerly of Fitchburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Sterling Village Nursing Center, surrounded by her loving family. Vera was born in Fitchburg, MA on July 1, 1926, daughter of the late Erland and Hilma (Maennpaa) Haanpaa. She was ...

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Companion Animal Alliance is working to find a solution to the overflow of shelters

BATON ROUGE – A local animal shelter is packed and workers are overwhelmed trying to find pet homes. Each Companion Animal Alliance kennel is stocked with one or more furry friends. “We have 177 kennels available and we currently have 262 dogs in our care,” said Emily Jackson, director of communications and grants. There were not enough adoptions for the ...

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Petaluma leads nationwide campaign to draw attention to the plight of senior dogs

For the third year in a row, Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary, a Petaluma-based nonprofit rescue organization dedicated to saving large breed senior dogs in California, will partner with senior dog rescue organizations across in the United States to present Saving Senior Dogs The Week. From October 25 to 31, the week-long national social media campaign, founded by Alice Mayn, ...

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COVID puppies: after an increase in adoptions, the animals go in peak

The Pope Memorial Humane Society in Dover has playgroups for their animals. Survivor’s Paws Animal Rescue in Lebanon has always had a full plate. Owner Shelley Andrews has been rescuing dogs and finding “forever” homes for them for over 30 years. The majority of the dogs were rescued from slaughter shelters in the south – Texas, South Carolina and Louisiana ...

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Bryan Animal Center at full capacity, pets looking for homes

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – The Bryan Animal Center is currently at full capacity, which means there are tons of sweet animals that are in desperate need of a home forever. The easiest way to adopt your new furry baby is to visit the Bryan Animal Center website and complete an application. You can also browse the website to see which ...

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Mobile County Animal Shelter Adoption Fee Reduced For October | Mobile County Alabama News

MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) – If you’re looking to give a furry friend a forever home, look no further. The Mobile County Animal Shelter is having an adoption special in October. It’s “Bark’toberfest” at the Mobile County Animal Shelter. Only for October, the animal shelter is reducing adoption fees. So if you are looking for a new best friend, now is ...

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Woman cares for more than 300 animals on her own at North Yorkshire Wildlife Sanctuary

LA owner of a North Yorkshire wildlife sanctuary is appealing for volunteers and donations after being left alone to care for more than 300 animals. Sharon Lawlor of Scarborough is the owner of Sheep Sanctuary in Whitby which takes care of unwanted farm animals or those with special needs. Read more: How to Prepare for Snow as Met Office Predicts ...

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Iowa’s animal welfare laws are sorely lacking

A cat named Tommy sits in a chair at Animal Welfare Friends in Monticello in 2016 (Rebecca F. Miller / The Gazette) Iowa’s animal welfare laws aren’t just too weak, they’re often not enforced. Fines under state animal neglect law are “small, rare and may go unpaid,” Iowa Capital Dispatch investigative reporter Clark Kauffman recently reported as part of the ...

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Rockland holds groundbreaking ceremony for new animal shelter

ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – Accompanied by a chorus of barks, Rockland County officials and volunteers ceremoniously opened a new animal shelter, manifesting a years dream. “Today is a big day,” County Manager Ed Day said. “We are now one step closer to completion… This is an obvious savings for the residents and a victory for the animals we care about.” ...

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Sungai Buloh Animal Shelter Founder Works To Save and Treat Stray Animals Despite Financial Struggle | Life

Siti Fauziah (left) put up posters calling for volunteers to help bathe and feed the stray animals in the shelter. – Photo via Facebook PETALING JAYA, October 21 – Siti Fauziah Abdul Jabbar may face financial constraints, but she has not given up on breastfeeding and treating stray animals The 38-year-old man from Sungai Buloh said Mstar that she even ...

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Halloween is making a big comeback this year in the Attleboro area | Local News

Last year could have been described as the year without Halloween, so many events have been canceled due to the pandemic. This included the annual Norton Halloween Parade, which is making a comeback. “People are thrilled that this annual tradition has returned,” said Parks and Recreation Director Melanie Towle. “We have quite a few new bands participating in the parade ...

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Israeli Venture Builder Tackles Global Food Sustainability Challenges

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to reach around 9.75 billion, according to Worldometer, a real-time statistics website. There are fears that increased pressure from population growth is on food security and sustainability, which means millions of people around the world are at greater risk of going hungry. An Israeli company, NRS Agro Innovation (NRS), is finding a way ...

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Everett Animal Shelter wants you to choose puppies or kittens?

A one-time fundraiser is underway at the Everett Animal Shelter. Here’s how to participate. Last year we partnered with McClain Insurance Services on a puppy live stream Facebook event that was full of cuteness, cuddles and puppy slobber. This year, it’s up to you: puppies or kittens! Should we be live streaming a litter of playful puppies or curious kittens? ...

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Scientists say pig transplants to humans come close with new test

Scientists temporarily attached a pig kidney to a human body and watched it begin to function, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for vital transplants. Pigs have been the most recent line of research to address the organ shortage, but among the obstacles: a sugar in pig cells, foreign to the human body, ...

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Spike in demand is straining Stratford-area large animal rescue

Breadcrumb Links New Local News The founder of a large animal rescue near Stratford says her non-profit, volunteer-run sanctuary has reached physical, emotional and financial limits since demand for her service skyrocketed during the pandemic. Author of the article: Chris Montanini Release date : October 19, 2021 • 12 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation ...

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ANIMAL CONNECTION: SPCA Thrift Store Events Help Save Lives Shopping | Characteristics

In the mid-1980s, the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare opened the doors of its first thrift store – a place where locals could find amazing deals while giving back to animals from the SPCA’s homeless shelters. Fast forward to 2019, when the store finally found its way into the Mitchell Mall. The community response to this boutique style thrift ...

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Controversial drug ivermectin to be clinically tested in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – As controversy surrounding the use of ivermectin to treat COVID-19 intensifies across the country, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso will conduct a pair of trials clinics to test the effectiveness of four different drugs. Ivermectin is one of the drugs that will be tested. TTUSHC received $ 1.7 million from ...

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Utahns and Salt Lake County Animal Services Help Animals Ravaged by Hurricane Ida in New Orleans

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utahns lend a hand in Louisiana to the regions hardest hit by Hurricane Ida. Salt Lake County Animal Services (SLCoAS) traveled to New Orleans to answer animal control calls, provide care for shelter animals, and help reunite lost animals with their owners. “Salt Lake County is honored to help the people and pets ...

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Wildlife expert studies moth species in Dalma

Raja Ghosh estimates more than 300 varieties of the insect in the elephants’ abode Kumud jenamani | Posted on 18.10.21, 17:23 PM The Dalma Hills immediately conjure up images of elephant herds, given that they are home to a vast wildlife sanctuary. But few know that the hills are also home to over 300 species of moths which indicate the ...

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Arrow Fund saves abused and neglected animals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Kentucky lawmakers want to require people accused of animal abuse to pay board, vet bills, and other care for their animals while their court cases are pending. Representatives Kim Banta (R-Ft. Mitchell) and Cherlynn Stevenson (D-Lexington) are sponsoring the bill that would require owners to pay the cost of animal care or abandon animals for adoption. ...

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Maryville Animal Rescue Masquerade Ball Fundraising Event This Friday

Some MAARC puppies Maryville Alcoa Animal Rescue Center (MAARC) Logo You are invited to the masked ball The No-Kill Maryville Alcoa Animal Rescue Center (MAARC) event is expected to be the largest yet for the 100% volunteer organization. Maintaining a No Kill initiative is a community effort, and the Knoxville / Maryville area business community has come together firmly behind ...

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Sacramento County organizations offer COVID-19 vaccines for pets and their owners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – Several hundred dogs and cats were in the parking lot of the Sleep Train arena on Saturday as Sacramento Public Health, Front Street Animal Shelter and the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento teamed up to host a one-time vaccination clinic. The clinic provided COVID-19 and influenza vaccines for humans, as well as microchips and free vaccines for ...

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Santa Rosa Wildlife Sanctuary Hosts Fundraiser for Vegan Pancake Breakfast

Animal lovers gathered at the Goatlandia Farm Animal Sanctuary on Saturday for a fundraiser for a vegan pancake breakfast and the opportunity to learn about the creatures that inhabit the Santa Rosa property. The event, attended by around 120 people, aimed to educate people on how to stand up for large animals and the benefits of a plant-based diet. After ...

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Today is October 16, 2021 – Picayune Item

National Sports Day October is the rush hour for National Sports Day. That’s why on October 16, fans, families and athletes of all sports come together to celebrate their favorite sporting events. All the disciplines of a sport take the field, from the youngest to the seasoned professional. Gather your friends to watch your favorite team. Go out and play ...

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See the List of the Fastest Growing, Most Money-Making Businesses Led or Owned by LSU Graduates | Business

Jackson-based DarkHorse Industries tops this year’s list of 100 Fastest Growing LSU Companies, while Christus Health-Louisiana & Southeast Texas tops Roaring’s 10 Most Generating Companies list. income. The LSU 100 and Roaring 10 lists recognize companies owned or operated by LSU graduates on the basis of confidential financial results submissions. DarkHorse, a concrete cutting and demolition company, is led by ...

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Dunkirk Boys finds principal’s dog | News, Sports, Jobs

DUNKIRK – A couple of brothers in Dunkirk had a big surprise recently when they found a dog in town: the animal belongs to one of their owners. The saga unfolded on October 6 and began with a call to the town’s animal control officer, Denise Zentz. “I got a call saying there was a black dog entering and exiting ...

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$ 25,000 at stake for the rescue of the Coxsackie horse | Greene County

COXSACKIE – A local horse rescue organization was selected from thousands of entries as a finalist in a national competition. Unbridled Thoroughbred Foundation, 1700 Farm to Market Road, Coxsackie, was one of 25 rescue organizations across the country to be chosen for the final round of the Tractor Supply Rescue Your Rescue competition. Eight will be chosen from the 25 ...

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