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Jackson Animal Care Center Hosts First Inaugural Fur Ball

JACKSON, Tenn. – Residents of West Tennessee have come together to support animals in need. On Saturday night, the Jackson Animal Care Center hosted its first annual Inaugural Fur Ball event to raise funds for animal health. Whitney Owen, director of the Jackson Animal Service, says she’s excited to organize an event that will provide Jackson’s animals with the care ...

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Residents continue to raise concerns about animal shelters

TEXARKANA, Ark. – A number of residents returned to City Hall on Monday to voice their concerns about conditions at the animal care and adoption center and offer solutions, including the passage of a mandatory sterilization law and sterilization. Animal care advocates again took turns speaking at the citizen outreach portion of the city’s regular bi-weekly board meeting, as they ...

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Shelter picks up four more Krabloonik dogs, bringing the pack to eight | News

Aspen Animal Shelter Executive Director Seth Sachson is just happy to see more dogs at the sanctuary, waiting for their retirement home. They seem healthy — and happy, Sachson noted. On January 26, Krabloonik owner Dan Phillips handed over four now-retired 9-year-old sled dogs: Aries, Mayhem, Orion and Emerald. They are all yet to be adopted, but their pack grew ...

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Shooter wanted for animal cruelty in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Three dogs in South Carolina have been rescued after being seriously injured in separate shootings since the start of 2022, according to the Orangeburg County Animal Control and Shelter. Fred, Marshall and Sampson all survived the shooting, Orangeburg County Animal Control & Shelter said in a news release. Although the dogs were injured in separate incidents, it’s unclear if the ...

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Animal Control Officer – ​Full Time

Position:​​Animal control officerPost status: Full-timedepartment:​Animal servicesWage scale: $30,015.20 – $42,410.69Opening date:​February 14, 2022Closing Date:​February 28, 2022 Job Description:An employee in this classification performs duties associated with the enforcement of animal control regulations. The job is to receive and respond to citizen requests for animal control service, including the capture and containment of stray, sick, troublesome, unlicensed, or apparently dangerous animals. ...

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‘Do 100% better:’ Dozens of felines taken to the animal center on the road to recovery | News

There has been a flurry of activity at the Blount County Animal Center in recent weeks since animal control brought in 61 cats, many of them in poor condition, from a self-proclaimed rescue organization. Two of the sickest cats died instantly and three others had to be euthanized as they were deemed too far away to be saved. One had ...

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Days of bullying roosters at a North Carolina animal shelter are over after a heroic soul adopts him

‘We sent him to his new home with an anger management recommendation’: Rooster Cluck Norris is adopted from North Carolina animal shelter after sheriff’s office begs someone to adopt the bird aggressive Notorious rooster Cluck Norris was finally adopted from a North Carolina animal shelter after a plea from the sheriff’s office for someone to take the bird in The ...

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Petition for No Kill Animal Shelter in Santa Clarita gains traction online

A petition calling for a no-kill animal sanctuary in Santa Clarita has garnered thousands of signatures online. The campaign, created by Jordan Roberts on the Move On website, an online petitions site, has gained traction over the past three weeks as it calls on Santa Clarita City Council members to consider building an animal shelter without killing. “Santa Clarita has ...

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A strong arctic cold front is expected to bring temperatures below freezing

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The National Weather Service is forecasting a strong arctic cold front for Corpus Christi starting Wednesday evening, lasting several days. Corpus Christi will likely experience back-to-back hard freezes Friday morning and Saturday morning. Wind chill advisories and warnings may be issued. Wind chill values ​​are forecast at 13° Friday morning and 17° Saturday morning. Preparations began ...

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Adopt Nico the Doberman and you will have the best Valentine’s Day this Valentine’s Day

Job : January 31, 2022 / 4:53 p.m. PST / Update: January 31, 2022 / 4:53 p.m. PST Valley Animal Center has a Valentine’s Day promotion! $90 for long-term adult dogs (promotion excludes puppies) and $50 for long-term adult cats (promotion excludes kittens). The promotion starts on February 1 and ends on February 14. Nico, a 6-year-old Doberman, is a ...

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Report offers recommendations for improvement at Sumter County Animal Shelter

A recent assessment of the Sumter County Animal Shelter by a national animal welfare organization offers a plan to improve the shelter’s operations, reduce its population and preserve its no-slaughter status. A report analyzing the flaws and offering recommendations from the Best Friends Animal Society was presented to the stewards on Tuesday evening. At a workshop meeting next month, commissioners ...

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Tennessee Animal Groups Benefit from the Betty White Challenge

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donations were made to animal welfare groups Jan. 17 in honor of actress and animal advocate Betty White, support that local organization leaders say comes at a time when the needs are great. COVID-19 precautions have weighed on regular fundraising and adoption events, and shelters are seeing high demand. “Our expenses are going up and donations ...

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Donations are pouring in for the Oak Park animal shelter thanks to the “Betty White Challenge”

OAK PARK, Ill. — Monday, Jan. 17 would have been Betty White’s centennial. To celebrate the late actress’ birthday, donations have been made to animal shelters across the country as part of the “Betty White Challenge”. The move is a response to the star’s love for our four-legged friends. Oak Park was White’s birthplace and the local shelter has seen ...

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Editorial: Kudos to Vance for Animal Welfare | Editorials

There is no end to the laws governing the care and treatment of animals in Tennessee, but they differ depending on where the animals are housed. The state has established basic laws and over time localities have developed them, some more than others. Counties should set the standard covering everyone who owns animals, whether or not they live in towns ...

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Special rescues help sick owners find their pets’ next home

Who will take your pet when you die? The question often does not have an easy answer, especially for sick or elderly people who are moving to home nursing or assisted living. During the pandemic, specialist rescue, advocacy and adoption services run by volunteers try to fill the void, one animal at a time. Leaders of the small movement said ...

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Big Dogs ‘Will Live Big’ In Heartfelt Adoption Campaign – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Many shelters and rescue groups will waive adoption fees or offer a discount for dogs 40 pounds or more January 15-31, 2022 Best Friends Lifesaving Center, Pasadena Humane, and Burbank Animal Shelter all participate Moving to one end of the couch, freeing up space on your bed, making room in your heart, all of this ...

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NJ Considering ‘Bond or Forfeiture’ Law for Animal Cruelty Cases

TRENTON – Those accused of animal cruelty may be required to pay bond to cover costs incurred by a shelter to care for animals taken into custody while a criminal case is pending, under a draft law approved by an Assembly committee on Monday. It is unclear whether the bill – S4058 / A6099 – will be passed by the ...

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Pima Animal Care Center prepares to welcome hundreds of animals after New Years fireworks display

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – As the new year approaches, there are further concerns about the capacity of the Pima Animal Care Center. The shelter is still in a code red situation and they expect to see hundreds of dogs frightened by the fireworks entering after the New Years. “New Years Eve is going to be an additional and ...

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New Animal Resource Center impacting animal welfare | Jamestown News

While the new 33,000 square foot Animal Resource Center, which opened on November 2 at 980 Guilford College Road, is impressive, for Jorge Ortega the building is not about appearance but functionality. For this, Ortega, director of Guilford County Animal Services, gives it five stars. The emphasis is on the well-being – mental and physical – of the animals, as ...

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ACCT Philly has struggled with leadership and funding. What’s next for the animal shelter?

Philadelphia’s main animal shelter in 2004 euthanized nearly 90 percent of the cats and dogs that came through its doors. Today, the non-profit organization that provides these the city’s housing and animal control services save almost 90% of life. Yet year after year ACCT Philly grapples with harsh criticism of its management, revolving door leadership and chronic underfunding. The shelter ...

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PACT Blockchain Funding Model for Animal Welfare – CryptoMode

One of the challenges that all nonprofits face is securing the necessary funding to pursue their worthy cause. But Phoenix Animal Care and Treatment (PACT) has found a way around this challenge. This solution is Blockchain technology. Thanks to Bear Buddies, an interactive blockchain virtual adoption game, PACT will be able to generate the funds needed to save and care ...

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Adoption fees dropped to $ 25 at Cincinnati animal shelter

CINCINNATI – With the Christmas season here, animal shelters across the state are hoping that people who want to add a pet to their family will consider adopting. A shelter in Cincinnati has cut its adoption fees for a limited time to encourage those on the fence. What would you like to know Adoption fees at the Cincinnati Animal Care ...

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director of DVHS named ‘Unsung Hero’ | Local news

According to Arm & Hammer, Erin Insinga, director of the Delaware Valley Humane Society, is the cat’s meow. The New Jersey-based company announced in a December 8 press release that Insinga is one of its unsung heroes, named through its Feline Generous program. The statement said Insinga was one of three heroes named, out of nearly 4,500 nominations, representing “thousands ...

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Local News: Plymouth County Cats and Dogs Find Shelter (12/8/21)

(Photo provided) An open house is scheduled for this Saturday, December 11 at the new Wet-Nose Rescue animal shelter pictured above. This view is from the north side. The entrance to the open house will be in the west. PLYMOUTH CO. ?? Homeless cats and dogs in Plymouth County will have better luck, thanks to a new animal shelter. Wet-Nose ...

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The wildlife reserve is coming back from a difficult year

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Sniffles and screams were the sounds that marked a new beginning for Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary in Onslow County as they officially reopened on Sunday. “We’re trying to allow people who love animals to have a place to express that love and to be able to do things for them,” said sanctuary director Toni O’Neil. ...

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Home For The Holidays: Cat Found In Blount County Is Returned To Owner In NH | Community

Thanks to Blount County Animal Center animal control officers and veterinarian Dr. Michelle Williams, a very lucky cat is enjoying his first Christmas at home with his owner in three years. In mid-July, Blount County animal control officers found a cat named Castiel lying on the side of a road in Blount County. The cat was on the verge of ...

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DCF Proactive Grants Support PAWS

The grant will support the organization’s work with unwanted and abandoned animals. Dearborn Community Foundation board member Ramzi Nuseibeh, right, presents a $ 1,000 grant check to PAWS from Kelly Hedger, staff accountant of Dearborn Count. Photo provided. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a proactive grant of $ 1,000 to the People for Animal ...

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Helping animals live their best lives

This is the time of year when we reflect on gratitude and say thank you to those who deserve it throughout the year. Seattle Animal Shelter volunteers are one of them. Whether they spend time walking dogs, welcoming animals, cleaning, fundraising, or helping with adoptions, volunteers are the ones who make the path shorter and easier for pets in search. ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wyoming Kindness Ranch saves 100 Beagles from testing facility

*** For all of Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter *** By Jennifer Kocher, Cowboy State Daily It takes a certain type of person to oversee an animal shelter, and John Ramer is one of them. You have to be comfortable living isolated miles from the nearest town, he explains as he bombs along a single track dirt road ...

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Judge Permanently Revokes License Of Notorious Chinchilla Supplier, Calls Violations “Absolutely Staggering”

Washington DC– Citing a series of chronic animal welfare law (AWA) violations, an administrative judge on Friday permanently revoked the dealer license of Dan Moulton, owner of Moulton Chinchilla Ranch (MCR), one of the few dealers nationwide to supply chinchillas for experimentation. In a rare court ruling following an 18-day hearing, United States Department of Agriculture Judge Jill Clifton found ...

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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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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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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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Animal welfare leagues of Alexandria and Arlington team up to vaccinate animals and people

AWL Alexandria’s veterinarian volunteers to check the cat. (Photo courtesy of Gina Hardter) ALEXANDRIA, VA – On September 25, the Animal Care Leagues of Alexandria and Arlington teamed up to vaccinate animals and humans. “By connecting with people and their pets at the same time, we have the potential to make our community a healthier and safer place for all ...

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ANNA Shelter talks about the adoption of pets | New

For any pet parent considering adoption, there are a lot of things to keep in mind as they explore what such a trip could be like. Several misconceptions exist about adopting a pet from an animal shelter, says Ruth Thompson, founder and director of ANNA Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St., Erie. One of those myths is that shelters only house ...

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Muncie Animal Control finds 15 cats thrown into crate with no food or water

MUNCIE, Ind. – Muncie Animal Care and Services (MACS) reported finding 15 abandoned cats and kittens in a crate on Sunday night with no food, water or even space. The animals were found near the river near Reynard Road. Some of the kittens in the cage were barely 1 week old. With Muncie Animal Control already in overcapacity with 400 ...

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New Vets Find Perfect Home to Fulfill Their Animal Care Dreams at Associated Veterinary Services | Sponsored: Associated Veterinary Services

Editor’s Note This article is brought to you by the Associated Veterinary Services. Two new veterinarians joined the Associate Veterinary Services team at the start of their professional careers. Dr Tanner Hernandez is a 2020 graduate of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and recently completed a one-year referral medicine internship. As a student, he took additional courses in integrative medicine ...

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Document reports monkey deaths at Louisiana research center

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Five dehydrated baby monkeys died or were euthanized in July at a University of Louisiana research center, according to a federal inspection report released this week. Four of the rhesus macaques became dehydrated after a water pressure regulator malfunction on July 20 at the University of Louisiana at the New Iberia Research Center in Lafayette, according ...

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“You keep Fluffy. We don’t want Fluffy. LA County Animal Shelters Try New Approach | Pets

LOS ANGELES – Ulysses Sandoval desperately wanted to save his dog. Chia needed surgery to remove a large stone from her bladder, but Sandoval had lost her job during the COVID-19 pandemic. He had sought help from family members and was willing to take out a loan and sell his car to get the $ 2,200. Frantically calling for rescue ...

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Vegan bed, breakfast on the horizon for the Brothers Rescue Farm

BROTHERS – What started as a literal dream overnight has turned into Amnesty Freedom Farm where farm animals can be rehabilitated and saved with a forever home in Brethren. Megan Scott, co-owner of Amnesty Freedom Farm, recalled that she had a dream that inspired the creation of the farm. “One day I had a weird dream about my family farm ...

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After 3 long years at the shelter, Sweet Kitty with Manx syndrome finally finds a forever home

Tuck in the cat lying on a cat bed outside on a sunny day Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue Tuck loves to lounge outside in a specially designed catio. On a recent sunny Saturday, Denver’s Rocky Mountain Cat Rescue (RMFR) looks a little different from normal. A barefoot musician plays the guitar, a woman reads runes, and happy people ...

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White Oaks Mall Hosts Animal Care League Donation Campaign, Sale

A local animal shelter is once again raising donations for its annual sale, the proceeds of which go directly to its dogs and cats. The Springfield Animal Care League, 1001 Taintor Road, is holding its annual Premium Collectible Sale September 24-25 at the White Oaks Mall, 2501 Wabash Ave. Items for sale are collected through donations. This is the first ...

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Chemainus Wildlife Sanctuary founder health issues force merger with Duncan facility – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Rescue And Sanctuary for Threatened Animals from Chemainus will merge with A Home For Hooves Farm Sanctuary in Duncan due to the ill health of the founder of RASTA. Lucie Cerny made the announcement on RASTA’s Facebook page. “I am deeply saddened to share that I have serious personal health issues that prevent me from continuing in the capacity that ...

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The main key players in the animal shelter software market: Shelter Pro Software, Petfinder Pro, Hospitium, Animal Shelter Manager, PetBridge, etc.

Introduction: The valuation report offers a comprehensive review of the fundamental areas that contribute a colossal share of companies’ share, as well as an assessment of the most recent models and market drivers that anticipate a monstrous share in improving the market. in these areas. The new report on Animal Shelter Software Market contains a market assessment of a few ...

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State Animal Shelters Seek Public Help As Influx Of Pets Overwhelms Facilities | New

State animal shelters have declared a “state of emergency” as a summer influx of abandoned pets and a lull in adoptions threaten to overwhelm the facilities. Almost all of the state’s shelters, including the largest, are in “critical overcapacity,” according to Abigail Appleton, project manager for No Kill South Carolina 2024. Kay Hyman, director of community engagement for the Charleston ...

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From chipmunks to bears, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care helps rescued animals

item Photo: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care / Facebook. RENO, Nev. – Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care is the kind of place a pizza box can hold a pizza or an injured turtle. Where a baseball cap is not sun protection, it is a means of transporting an injured weasel. It was there that a trio of rehabilitating bears climbed into the ...

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New program helps save animals and livestock in disasters – Chico Enterprise-Record

DAVIS – A new emergency program designed to help save animals and livestock during disasters in California was put in place as announced by UC Davis on Monday in a press release. The California Veterinary Emergency Team is a program that will support and train government agencies, individuals, and organizations to assist pets and livestock in an emergency. The teams ...

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Full, understaffed animal shelters and low cost animal adoptions

MUNCIE, Ind. – A new arrivals van has been pulled back into the reception dock at Muncie Animal care and services and, as the shelter workers opened the doors of the vehicle, its passengers began to chat in unison. “Salvation!” “Beautiful bird!” “What are you doing!?” Nearly a dozen cockatoos and a few African parrots, removed from the home of ...

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More than 450 pets are to be adopted or placed in the Miami-Dade shelter, especially large and senior dogs

DORAL, Florida – Miami-Dade Animal Services is appealing to the public after an extremely large number of cats and dogs are in desperate need of permanent or temporary homes, especially older ones. According to Miami-Dade Animal Services, every year during the summer months, animal welfare and rescue organizations across the country experience an influx of pets in need of loving ...

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Maddie’s Fund Selects Pima Animal Care Center for Foster Care Study

Audible stories brought to you by Prescott Valley’s new print voice, TG Magazine. Arizona State University’s Canine Science Collaboratory is in partnership with Pima Animal Care Center examine the effects of foster care on the welfare and behavior of dogs in shelters. The Pima Animal Care Center is one of two animal shelters across the country participating in this study. ...

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Outer Banks Community Foundation enrichment grants due July 30

The Dare County Arts Council is planning a big opening celebration in October for the Courtyard project. Major construction is complete and visitors are invited to enjoy the new courtyard behind the DCAC Art Center in downtown Manteo. Details of the inauguration will be announced in the coming weeks. [Courtesy Outer Banks Community Foundation] Nonprofits are encouraged to apply for ...

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Ind. Family that started animal rescue finds missing dog 8 years after animal went missing

Family that launched animal rescue finds missing dog 8 years after animal went missing Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control / Facebook Two women from Indiana thank modern technology for helping them find their beloved dog eight years after she went missing. Cara Seiler and Kailey Kuntz first adopted Kemo, a Blue American Bulldog / Pitbull mix, as a puppy. ...

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SCVNews.com | Opinion / Comment: Marcia Mayeda looks back on 20 years with LA County Animal Care & Control

Twenty Years in Review – The first in a series Marcia Mayeda, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control. A few years ago, I was browsing the works of art from my childhood and the projects that I had saved. As I recalled the paintings, stories and sculptures, I noticed that every element was about ...

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Pima County Shelters and Rescues Host Adoption Event This Weekend

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – The Pima Animal Care Center is partnering with local shelters and rescues to host a county-wide adoption event on July 10-11. Each shelter will host activities at their sites that will include freebies, food, music and more. “We are thrilled to be a part of this event,” said Monica Dangler, director of animal services ...

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Cat adoption events hosted by a Washington, IA shelter with reduced fees

At the local animal shelter in Washington, Iowa, you might come across the orange and white colors of Crush or Tarot, the calico patterns of Rue and Brooks, or the tabby stripes of Delta, Adora or Mercury. But the PAWS & More animal shelter has welcomed far more – more than 129 cats and kittens – in the past eight ...

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Potter is a kitten. He is hurt. He needs your help.

Hey, this is important: I need to talk to you about Potter. Potter is a 2.5 month old kitten and seriously injured. He is now in good hands, but he really needs your help. A Good Samaritan earlier this week found the little guy wandering alone on Milwaukee Avenue and took him to Heartland Animal Shelter, a non-profit, no-kill shelter ...

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Many Kentucky and Indiana animal shelters at full capacity due to return of “pandemic pets”

Pandemic pets: Animals adopted during the pandemic to keep people company. However, as people return to work and life returns to semi-normal, local animal shelters say people are returning their pets at an alarming rate. The Animal Protection Association in Jeffersonville, Indiana, is nearing capacity with 35 cats. The no-kill shelter can no longer accommodate cats because too many people ...

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Shelter Pets to Go Brings New Life to Gaston County Animals

Nancy Foltz becomes moved when she remembers Judy Miles. Miles donated $ 150 to Shelter Pets to Go, and before her death in January 2018, she was able to see the animals she sponsored being adopted into loving homes. Memorial donations in his name totaling $ 2,400 would help other animals find homes. “It made the program work,” Foltz said ...

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Dog rescued from Cumberland River after falling on embankment

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Rescue teams pulled a dog from the bank of the Cumberland River after it fell on a 30-foot embankment. According to Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, the dog has been stuck for at least two days. A boater passing through the area noticed the dog on Tuesday and called the landowner to inform them of ...

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