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Due to increased volume, Walker County, Georgia is considering combining animal control and animal shelter

Due to an increase in animal control calls and admissions to the Walker County Animal Shelter, the county commission is considering combining the animal control department with the shelter and adding new positions. “One of the challenges we have in Walker County with animal control is that our volume is increasing,” Chair Shannon Whitfield said at the county’s monthly meeting ...

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A new city animal shelter and fire station will open in Pearland in April

Two facility openings in April in Pearland will mean further digging for the city’s firefighters and homeless animal population. In the fall of 2020, the city council hired Durotech General Contractors to build a replacement fire station #4 and a new animal shelter, dubbed the Shari D. Coleman Animal Shelter & Adoption Center. The contractor took on both projects to ...

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Former prison building proposed as animal shelter | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle A map of a proposed animal control facility in the old Alpena County Jail building appears Thursday. ALPENA – With secure bedrooms, carpet-free floors and a yard with no public access, the former Alpena County Jail building would be an ideal new home for the Alpena County Animal Control Shelter, said Michelle Reid, County Animal ...

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Cat thrown out of vehicle window at JC Animal Shelter | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Workers at the Washington County, TN, animal shelter rescued a 3-year-old orange cat on Tuesday after a man and woman allegedly parked outside the building and threw her by the street. vehicle window. Man charged with animal torture after puppy’s paw was screwed to door frame Shelter manager Tammy Davis told News Channel 11 that ...

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Smithtown Adoptable Pet of the Week: Leo

SMITHTOWN, NY – Leo, a 10-month-old male Labrador Retriever, is Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week. And it’s as soft as it gets, according to the shelter. “Leo is playful, friendly, funny and he loves kisses!” wrote the shelter. “He can be shy at times and has some separation anxiety, but the right home with a loving owner can ...

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JC Animal Shelter’s ‘TNR’ Program Aims to Slow Feral Cat Population Growth

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) – More than 80 Geary County feral cats are no longer able to reproduce but remain an asset to the community. In February 2021, Junction City Animal Shelter manager Vanessa Gray approached the Junction City Commissioners to start a “Trap, Neuter and Release” program to help slow the growth of the feral cat population. Feral cats ...

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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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WITH VIDEO: Removal of animals is a last option, but sometimes necessary, says officer | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Bev Smith Thursday holds a photo of one of 42 cats removed from her Alpena County home last year. ALPENA – Bev Smith cried the day animal control took her cats away. “I fed them, I loved them and I thought that was enough,” the Maple Ridge Township woman said Thursday, in a home free ...

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Smithtown Adoptable Pet of the Week: Blaze

SMITHTOWN, NY – Blaze, a 9-year-old male, was named Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week. He was rescued by Smithtown animal control officers who found him abandoned and left in a cage at Blydenburger Park, according to the Smithtown Animal Shelter. Despite this, he remained loving and affectionate. “Blaze loves playing with toys, kissing and eating lots of food!” ...

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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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Meet Stella Mae! | WATD 95.9 FM

—WATD 95.9 News & Talk Radio, South Shore Massachusetts Thanks to our auditor Geni for putting us in touch with an organization new to us called Animal Rescue Connection. Animal Rescue Konnection also works with people who need to rehom their dogs, shelters and animal control officers. Their specialty is working with more difficult to place dogs, those with behavioral ...

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The Charleston Animal Society rescues over 200 animals in South Carolina | 103.5 WEZL

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Crews from the Charleston Animal Society are rescuing more than 200 animals statewide. The organization’s Disaster Response Team responded to Pickens County on Thursday morning to help rescue 166 dogs living in inhumane conditions. “With the collaborative support network that our No Kill South Carolina initiative has built, the goal is to help in situations like ...

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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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Envigo blames COVID-19 for dozens of disturbing animal welfare violations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Envigo, Cumberland County’s troubled dog breeding and research facility blames COVID-19 for its multiple animal welfare violations. Their response comes as Virginia lawmakers pursue bills to crack down on Envigo. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news Eight of the 11 bills aimed at strengthening the supervision of the establishment ...

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Union County Animal Control offers advice on protecting animals during winter storms

UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) – Extreme cold can be hard on anyone outside, including animals. Union County Animal Control officials offer guidance on protecting your pets and livestock. Union County Animal Control Director Kathy Baird says it’s important to be kind to your animals during weather events like the one currently hitting the tri-state because they depend on you. It’s ...

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January 31 – Chatham County to Host Virtual Public Animal Services Pledge Meeting | Local governments and politics

January 31, 2022 – Chatham County Animal Services will host a virtual public engagement meeting to educate and update residents on current services and gather feedback for strategic direction. Chatham County Animal Services enforces county animal control ordinances and operates the county’s open-admission animal shelter. Animal services officers respond to many complaints, including nuisance complaints, neglect, bite reports, and stray ...

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What Steps Benzie County Animal Control Could Take To Become Self-Sufficient

BEULAH — At a committee meeting Jan. 25, members of the Benzie County Board of Commissioners suggested that the Benzie County Animal Control mileage rate should cover the full cost of operation. Proposed voting language for mileage was presented to the committee by county administrator Katie Zeits and animal control officer Kyle Mauer. The suggested mileage rate was 0.1 mils ...

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Pet Project 2022: These cats, dogs and rabbits are available for adoption from shelters in Massachusetts on January 28

To note: While most shelters have closed to the public, many are still meeting potential adopters through dating. Please visit the shelter’s website or call for information on adopting or promoting an animal at this time. Through Pet Project, MassLive features pets available for adoption at rescue organization shelters across Massachusetts. With the participation of the shelters listed below, many ...

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🌱 Friday parking ban + Woonsocket YMCA whalers are doing a great job!

Hello people of Woonsocket, and happy national blueberry pancake day! Sylvia here with the latest Woonsocket Daily. the the parking ban starts at 7 p.m. Also Woonsocket YMCA Whalers Youth Swim Team is having a great season. Finally, the Bernon Mills Front Street Redevelopment Project is one step closer to spring starting. First, today’s weather forecast: Cloudy with a few ...

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Paws To Care: Bossier City Animal Control | Legs to heal

SHREVEPORT, La. – It’s Wednesday and it’s time to Legs to heal for our four-legged friends. This week we present to you City of Bossier Animal Control and discover how we can make a big difference in the life of a four-legged friend. If you are interested in adopting, here are some of the agencies across ArkLaTex that you may ...

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Trenton Animals Rock ‘steps down’ over contract line with Mayor Reed Gusciora – Trentonian

TRENTON – Trenton Animals Rock is back. More than a month after its executive director reversed his decision to step down, the animal rights group no longer operates the Trenton Animal Shelter. The nonprofit said it was forced out Monday after Mayor Reed Gusciora’s administration informed it at the last minute that the state had rejected a recent contract offer ...

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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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Pecos Animal Shelter Finds Homes

PECOS, Texas — There are so many cute dogs and cats at the Pecos Animal Control Facility, but not everyone will have a forever home, so there’s an effort right now to ensure that more animals are not euthanized. The shelter has worked hard to place their animals in new safe homes, and now the people of Pecos are doing ...

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CHHS rescues dogs from suspected puppy mill in Kentucky

Alabama. Florida. Georgia. Mississippi. Caroline from the south. Tennessee. And throughout North Carolina, from the mountains to the Outer Banks. What do all these places have in common? The Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society Animal Rescue Team is here to help save lives. Last week, CHHS added state No. 8 to its rescue map when Executive Director David Stroud made the 12-hour ...

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Dog shot in northwest Austin is now up for adoption

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Beans are OK. “He’s happy to get treats,” says Kelsey Cler, marketing and communications program manager at the Austin Animal Center. She refers to the rumored Pit Bull Terrier and Labrador Retriever mix, nicknamed “Beans”, who is recovering from being shot two days after Christmas. Beans was transferred to the Austin Animal Center and was adopted on ...

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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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Kern County Animal Services No Longer a Deathless Shelter After Raised Euthanasia | News

After a year in which Kern County Animal Services achieved a long-standing goal of successfully finding homes for 90 percent of the animals that have passed through its doors, the rate of euthanasia has rebounded. From June 2020 to June 2021, Animal Services saved 91% of all animals delivered to the department, a ratio that allowed the shelter to be ...

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Animal Control Requires Adequate Shelter For Outdoor Dogs In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – As freezing temperatures hit the Ozarks, Springfield Animal Control is reminding pet owners that shelter is needed for all dogs outside. Heather Kellough, senior animal control officer, said if your dog is outside longer than a bathroom or a play break, he is needed. Kellough said the shelter must have a floor and the ceiling is ...

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Genesee County Animal Control Sees High Number of Dog Admissions in Need of Donation News

Genesee County Animal Control sees high number of dog admissions, in need of donations GENESEA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) – “Normally for dogs, over the past 1.5 years we’ve been around 50. And we’re around 80 right now,” the deputy director of animal control said. from Genesee County, Renea Kennedy. Genesee County Animal Control sees a high number of intakes for ...

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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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Celebrate the New Year with a New Pet

Editor’s Note: Please contact local shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted opening hours, or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 789-3431. Central Oklahoma Humanitarian Society Center: 11 ...

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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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Donation from Local Business Owner Paves the Way for Pet Adoption in Catoosa County, Georgia

Thanks to a donation from businessman John Linderman, a dozen animals at Catoosa County Animal Shelter in Georgia have found a new home just in time for the holidays. Dozens more will be helped by his commitment to make a constant donation to the animal shelter throughout the year. Catoosa County spokesperson John Pless said Linderman, owner of Linderman’s Furniture ...

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Corinne T. Smith Animal Center hires Braston Gray as director

Bulletin Special | Brownwood Bulletin The Corinne T. Smith Animal Center has announced the hiring of Braston Gray, a native of Brownwood, who has worked in Lubbock for several years, as the new manager. Gray replaces Leona Cleveland as director of the Brownwood Animal Center. The center said in a press release: The Corinne T. Smith Animal Center (CTSAC) is ...

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Kim Taylor Statement on Family Issues – NBC Boston

The family of a 73-year-old volunteer at a Massachusetts pet therapy farm who died over the weekend after being repeatedly struck by a sheep released a statement Monday. Kim Taylor, of Wellesley, was tending the cattle in a paddock on her own around 9 a.m. on Saturday morning at Cultivate Care Farms in Bolton “when a sheep charged her and ...

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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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New Prince William Animal Shelter Opening | Securities

Prince William County has completed the first phase of construction of a massive upgrade to its animal shelter. The County Animal Control Bureau began moving into the West Wing of the Animal Service Center on November 23. Prince William’s animal control office workers began moving animals to the new shelter last week. PROVIDED The $ 16.7 million project will replace ...

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Horn Lake Animal Shelter Welcomes ‘Paw-liday’ Pet Adoptions | New

The Horn Lake Animal Shelter is hosting a special ‘Paw-liday’ pet adoption and encourages residents who wish to add a dog to their family to drop by and see the available animals looking for their forever home. Horn Lake is a no-kill animal shelter and currently has 81 dogs for adoption. “We hope to have most of the dogs in ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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San Diego Humane Society Celebrates Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

SAN DIEGO – A group of dogs transferred to the San Diego Humane Society campus in Oceanside from the Loreto area of ​​Baja California, Mexico, are looking for a second chance and a new home. Baja dogs are among the many dogs available for adoption in October, which is also shelter dog adoption month, said San Diego Humane Society spokesperson ...

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Confused San Mateo Halloween Decoration for Pet Tarantula

SAN MATEO, CA – Last month, a Peninsula Humane Society employee thought she was going to have to rescue a live tarantula from a rooftop in San Mateo. What she saw instead was an old Halloween decoration, and she “burst out laughing,” said Buffy Tarbox, communications manager for the Peninsula Humane Society and the SPCA, in a statement. interview with ...

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Berkeley County Animal Center is “already overcapacity” | Community News

Every day, newcomers come to the Berkeley County Animal Center. Since moving into the new county shelter in mid-June – which offers a lot more space than the old building on Cypress Gardens Road – staff say it’s already overcapacity. The county shelter moved to 131 Central Berkeley Drive in Moncks Corner over the summer. The 11,500 square foot shelter ...

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Aramark employee volunteer time and services

Aramark employees volunteer, service at Page Animal Shelter and Bullfrog School By Steven Law Brittany Brink, Senior Director of Human Resources, and Tracy King-Garappolo, Deputy Director of Human Resources, Exercise Dogs housed at Page Animal Adoption Shelter. Last week, Aramark hosted their Aramark Building Community Day events, and Aramark employees from Wahweap and Bullfrog spent two days in Page volunteering ...

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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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What is your goat? | New

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Venango County— No one knows where he’s from, but at least now they know where he is. The Franklin community, for the past month, has been obsessed with a story about a goat – one that has eluded the police and almost anyone who tried to catch it. For weeks he wandered through Franklin’s Third Ward, and eventually ...

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Dogs and cats are available for adoption at animal shelters in the OKC area

Editor’s Note: Please contact local shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted opening hours, or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 789-3431. Central Oklahoma Humanitarian Society Center: 11 ...

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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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Five neglected dogs receiving treatment at Tacoma shelter after animal cruelty case – The Suburban Times

A press release from the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. As of September 22, five dogs were confiscated from a Federal Way residence due to animal neglect and were brought to the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for treatment. A Federal Way animal control officer discovered that the dogs and their owners lived in a very ...

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Sherman adopts new animal regulations

Sherman is rolling out new updates to its animal control ordinances aimed at bringing the code up to modern standards and needs. Sherman City Council voted unanimously this week to approve the new updates among other animal control reforms. The new 46-page animal control ordinance includes updated definitions as well as restrictions on new pet stores and breeders, among other ...

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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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A local veterinarian to help with animal control

NEW CANAAN – The board of directors on Tuesday approved a lease with the New Canaan Veterinary Hospital to house animals in case of need after they were picked up by animal control or the police department. When speaking with Selectman’s board of directors on Tuesday, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski described the use of the animal hospital as a “plan ...

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New sterilization clinic to move to animal shelter next year thanks to donation from couple | New

The Washington County / Johnson City Animal Shelter will expand its footprint next year with a generous donation that will fund the construction of a 3,790 square foot sterilization and sterilization clinic on the shelter property. The clinic will provide sterilization / sterilization services to the general public, with a particular focus on shelter animals, as shelter animals are not ...

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New wave of winds fuel fury over northern California wildfires

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Crews were digging and burning lines of fire amid another round of high winds that … PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Crews were digging and burning lines of fire amid another round of high winds that contributed to the fury of a wildfire in northern California. “We have a shootout ahead of us and the wind today ...

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POLICE BLOTTER: Montmorency County MPs Respond to Drunken Boaters, Lost Elk Watchers | News, Sports, Jobs

Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in northeast Michigan. This has only been changed slightly. DEPARTMENT OF THE SHERIFF OF MONTMORENCY COUNTY Updated August 9 Total: 72 Alarms: 1 Animal control: 6 Road stops: 0 OWI Arrests: 1 Drug-related arrests: 0 Arrest warrants: 0 Arrest on complaint: 1 Animal / vehicle accidents: 1 Disputes: 3 Lewiston EMS: 8 Lewiston fire: ...

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Carter County Budget Committee Continues To Struggle With Animal Shelter Budget | New

ELIZABETHTON – The Carter County Commission Budget Committee was still struggling at the time of publication to resolve a dispute over funding for the Elizabethton / Carter County Animal Shelter. Last month, the county commission voted to cut the shelter’s budget by $ 71,000. This means that the shelter’s total funding has increased from $ 492,000 to $ 421,000. Shannon ...

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“Foster a Philly Pet”: PSPCA, ACCT and PAWS ask for help

Meanwhile, the number of animals in need of a permanent home has not slowed down. According to Forgotten Cats, an adoption and entrapment, sterilization and return agency in the tri-state area, there has been an explosion in the kitten population because the pandemic has forced many organizations to scale back operations. sterilization and sterilization. (Forgotten Cats is also looking for ...

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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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Vicksburg Animal Shelter Phase Two Planning Approved After Dog Attacks Woman – The Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Mayor and Aldermen’s Council approved a motion to move to phase two planning for the new animal sanctuary, conceptual design, on the donated property on 4845 US Highway 61 South at the board meeting Friday. South Ward Alderman Alex Monsour, Jr. said it was not just an issue of animal safety, but also of human safety. Monsour said ...

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What to do if you see a dog in a hot car – American Kennel Club

You cross a parking lot and hear a dog barking frantically. A few rows further, a dog paces and paws inside a car. It’s a hot day and your instinct as a responsible dog owner kicks in. You rush around looking for something to smash a window. Before you pick up a stone, stop and think. By breaking this window, ...

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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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Barnegat NJ’s abandoned gerbil rescued and almost ready for adoption

It was a hot Friday afternoon in Barnegat. Earlier in the day it had rained and the temperature had reached 90 degrees. A Popcorn Park Animal Refuge animal control officer was driving on Old Main Shore Road when she realized there was a cage in the middle of the street. She got out of the car to see what it ...

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Cheyenne Animal Control and City Council Comment on “Short-Term” Contract

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The Cheyenne Animal Shelter and the town have come to a temporary compromise on a limited contract. An animal control supervisor says the city has an obligation to enforce animal ordinances, and if animal control does not enforce them, the community will have to face the outcome. “There is an obligation they have to ...

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Best Friends Animal Society CEO Focuses on No-Kill Movement

CEO Julie Castle has dedicated her life and skills to successfully campaigning for the “no-kill movement” for pets in American animal shelters. // Shay Baruffi Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society, along with key members of the Best Friends communications team met with news sources across the country to discuss her latest data report. Best Friends Animal Society ...

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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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