Overcrowded animal shelters fear crisis as moratorium on evictions ends

Animal rights activists say they are bracing for the worst as ending the federal moratorium on housing evictions could strain shelters across the country, many of which are already full. Up to 8 million pets could flock to shelters over the next few months – which would double the country’s annual accommodation count – as tenants move out, said Kristen ...

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October is the month for adopting a shelter dog. Tips for finding your new best friend

October is Adopt a shelter dog month, and Best Friends Animal Society encourage anyone considering a dog to take the plunge and find a new best friend at a local shelter or rescue, as the need is always great. Even with the pandemic dog craze, 32% of the 347,000 pets (dogs and cats) killed last year were dogs, according to ...

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Former Delaware County Zoo Owners Fined $ 70,000 For Animals Missing In Rescue | News from the three states

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Buffalo Grove Animal Care Center Open House and Dedication Ceremony

The Buffalo Grove Animal Care Center, located at 600 McHenry Road, opened a few months ago on July 19. Since then, veterinarians Joanna Krol and Jacob Levin have taken care of helping the community’s pets. Offering a brand new state-of-the-art animal care center providing high quality medical care. Last weekend they had their inauguration ceremony and open house. Here, they ...

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Plans advance for new Nash County animal shelter | Local News

Plans are underway for the new Nash County Animal Shelter, which will more than double the capacity of the current shelter. “The Nash County Board of Commissioners knows people are more passionate about pets than ever before,” said Nash County Board of Directors Chairman Robbie Davis. “We realize that our current shelter is inadequate, and the opportunity has arisen for ...

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Springfield Elementary Students Read Shelter Dog Books … To Real Shelter Dogs

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – OK, that’s a little weird. But it was very cute. Education literally went to the dogs Thursday at Westport Elementary School in Springfield when first, second and third graders read books about shelter dogs to a pair of real dogs from CARE Animal Rescue. CARE stands for Castaway Animals Rescue Effort and the non-profit no-kill shelter ...

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Speed ​​Queen partners with Best Friends Animal Society

The brand will support the no-kill mission by 2025 of a non-profit organization RIPON, Wisconsin., September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Speed ​​Queen, a home appliance brand with a legendary pedigree of reliability, has entered into a partnership with the Best Friends Animal Society. Speed ​​Queen becomes the official laundry partner of the organization and will join its mission ...

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2nd attack by dogs leads to euthanasia

By Liz Nagy and the Web Team Click here for updates on this story PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) – Two dogs at the center of a series of suburban dog attacks have been euthanized following the latest attack in Elmwood Park. The dogs, a pit bull mix and an Akita mix that belong to 22-year-old Meleina Toedoro, were involved in two ...

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Dog who always smiles due to rare disease is looking for a home

A dog with a rare disease that makes him seem to be constantly smiling is looking for his forever home. Jasper, a Chihuahua mix, lives at the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California. While the eight-pound puppy may appear cheerful, his happy demeanor is actually caused by his facial muscles being constantly pulled back. Unfortunately, Jasper is constantly twitching. ...

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Colonial Heights Day at the Keystone Truck and Tractor Museum on October 2

COLONIAL HEIGHTS – A museum that you’ve probably driven billions of times and didn’t know existed is hosting a big community event dubbed “Colonial Heights Day”. On Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be over 25 craft and merchandise vendors, a bake sale, a Chris Brockman tarot card reader, dance groups and more. Freckles & ...

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