“Koala Massacre”: Australia Brings Hundreds of Animal Cruelty Charges

MELBOURNE, Australia – An Australian landowner and two companies have been charged with animal cruelty after a clearing operation killed 70 koalas last year, an episode that lawmakers called a “massacre” . Authorities discovered dozens of dead, injured or starving koalas on private property in Cape Bridgewater in southwest Victoria in February last year, after the landowner and a logging ...

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Commissioners review design plans for the new animal shelter; adopt the 2022 budget resolution

At what is slated to be the last Highland County commission meeting in 2021, Commissioners Jeff Duncan, Terry Britton and David Daniels reviewed initial plans for a dog pound installation project and approved the resolution on the 2022 annual appropriations. Adam Raines of DS2 Architects presented preliminary design plans for a new facility on North Shore Drive, which commissioners said ...

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Betty Allard | Obituaries | Salem News

Betty J. Allard April 29, 1946 – December 14, 2021 MARBLEHEAD – Betty Jane (Hanst) Allard, 75, a longtime resident of Marblehead, sadly succumbed to a stroke during her battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Betty was John’s beloved wife Vincent Allard with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. She was the loving and devoted mother of ...

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Some sentences handed down against an official of the Ministry of Agriculture who admitted failures to animal welfare are quashed

The High Court overturned some convictions and sentences handed down against an Agriculture Ministry official who admitted to having dead and injured animals on his land. The agriculture minister called for orders quashing some, but not all, of the convictions handed down earlier this year against Bernard, if not Brian Kilgariff, who, as a senior Agriculture Department official, had investigated ...

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Find your new family member at the Tri Cities Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Photo credit Tri City Animal Hospital Facebook Twitter Pinterest Adoption fees for pets aged 4 and over are waived Although you can’t wrap them on their own, a new pet is a most pleasant and caring gift – for a human and the animal itself. The Tri-Cities Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, a collaboration between the cities of Cedar Hill, ...

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Evacuated St. Louis County Animal Shelter Director Fired for Reporting Misconduct, Opposing Privatization, and Making a Legal Claim | Law and order

Four days later, on January 21, Schmidt told supervisors at a group meeting that “they must publicly support” the privatization plan “because political commitments have been made.” Schmidt told Zatorski that the health department would be prepared to consider changing her job title and description so that she can stay at the shelter, an offer that Zatorski’s lawsuit called “quid ...

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Here’s how you can help tornado victims – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Communities are scrambling to assess the damage after one of the worst tornadoes in state history swept through western Kentucky on December 11. The state has announced that 76 Kentuckians have been confirmed dead. Tthousands of Kentuckians remain without electricity and many are homeless. As search and rescue efforts continue in affected counties, here is how you can help: Categories: ...

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Coalition calls for new animal welfare law – Society

Jakarta Post Jakarta ● Mon, December 20, 2021 2021-12-20 19:15 0 1a1b11401ea1df534c76149989040395 1 Society animal rights, law, house of representatives, coalition, Muhaimin-Iskandar To free A coalition of animal rights activists called on the House of Representatives to draft a law that would promote animal welfare and protect animals from cruelty. The Indonesian Coalition for Animal Welfare (KPH Indonesia) said there ...

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Saugerties Sanctuary provides home for rescued animals and education for visitors – Daily Freeman

SAUGERTIES, NY – For over 20 years, Kathy Stevens and her team at Catskill Animal Sanctuary have let love and compassion guide their work to save farm animals in need. Stevens, the founder and executive director, said the sanctuary started on property borrowed from Kerhonkson and focused on a handful of farm animal species. Over the past two decades, however, ...

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Maker Market Raises $ 700 for Greene Animal Shelter | Lifestyles

Culinary arts students (left to right) Nicholas Ownby (11th), Emma Ray (9th) and Eliah Dojack (11th) and instructor Kate Gozzard were selling cookie decorating kits, ranch mixes and grams of candies to raise funds for the FCCLA club. a conference of state leaders later this year. Cosmetology students Michelle Wang and Klaira Bragado (both elderly) and teachers Char Whetzel and ...

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