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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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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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Pymatuning Deer Park forced to relocate endangered species | News

JAMESTOWN – Pymatuning Deer Park will remove endangered species and a bear that has been a longtime attraction to settle a lawsuit brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF). Animal rights agencies had claimed that animals protected under the Endangered Species Act had suffered abuse in the park. PETA said ...

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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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‘Betty White Challenge’ benefits local rescues and animal shelters

KENT COUNTY, Michigan — There’s a charity challenge sweeping the country to honor beloved actress Betty White. Days after her death, the “Betty White Challenge” went viral online, encouraging people to donate $5 to a local shelter or animal shelter on Jan. 17, in what would have was Betty’s 100th birthday. Port Animal Protection Society in Ottawa County said donations ...

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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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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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$ 41,000 Raised In Poker Tournament Goes To The Boys & Girls Club Of Carlsbad … Community Events North Of San Diego

CARLSBAD The senior center offers a free walking group The Carlsbad Senior Center hosts a free weekly walking group, the “Carlsbad Cruisers”, 9 am-10am Tuesday. The group wanders around various parts of Carlsbad, such as the village and the coast. Wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and light clothing. Meet at the West Entrance of the Center, 799 Pine Ave. Dogs, strollers, ...

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Lancaster Farm Sanctuary helps remove 300 farm animals from stockpiling conditions in Perry County | News

Organizations in Lancaster County and elsewhere have removed hundreds of animals from stacking conditions on a farm in Perry County, a representative from the Lancaster Farm Sanctuary said. Over the course of two weeks, organizations including Lancaster Farm Sanctuary have transported around 300 animals to hospitals and are working to provide them with medical care, food, water and temporary shelter, ...

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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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Donation box destined for St. Frances Animal Center stolen a few days before Christmas

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – A donation box meant to help feed and care for animals at a Georgetown animal shelter was stolen days before Christmas. Georgetown Police Department said a St. Frances Animal Center donation box was stolen from Tupacz Liquors on Church Street. The department also released a photo of a man wanted for questioning in the case. Georgetown ...

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Bad condition horses rescued from Riverbank property

Oakdale Equine Rescue An animal welfare investigation rescued 30 horses on Monday from a property in an unincorporated area of ​​Riverbank. “I can tell you the animals were in really bad shape,” said Annette Bedsworth, executive director of Stanislaus County Animal Services. She said horses generally suffer from inadequate nutrition and care. Authorities determined that two horses had been stolen ...

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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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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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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Thanos is a 2 year old dog ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Paws is a 2 year old cat ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. Animal shelter technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter to find ...

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BARCS needs your help to replenish its emergency medical fund – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter is soliciting donations from the public for his Franky Fund almost sold out, which pays for emergency care for more than 800 animals in need of care each year. In the past 30 days, the fund ran out as 72 animals required emergency medical attention, BARCS said. That need grew ...

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Chairman of the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee appointed

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 11:49 a.m.Press release: Te Pukenga Professor Nat Waran of the Eastern Institute of Technology has been appointed Chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Animal Ethics (NAEAC) which provides independent advice on ethical and animal welfare issues relating to the use of animals in research, testing and teaching. Professor Waran is Executive Dean of the Eastern ...

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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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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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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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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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Group is pushing for Horry County’s animal welfare laws to be changed

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County Public Safety Committee has sent a resolution to the entire county council that would update the current county animal welfare laws. Animal Voice Alliance of Horry County spokeswoman Lynn Greco said it is about time and has been pushing the county council to improve the laws for some time. “Animal welfare laws in ...

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For the love of animals | State and region

Delaney Wykle’s hometown legacy is one of compassion for those who need it most. Thanks to a substantial donation from Todd and Rachel Cornett, the Humane Society of Raleigh County has announced that the Delaney Wykle Animal Wellness Center will be built on Gray Flats Road next spring. Delaney, 22, died in a helicopter crash in the Bahamas on July ...

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Bob Weir, Billie Eilish and Finneas Prepare for Farm Sanctuary Live Stream

Bob Weir, Billie Eilish, Finneas and Joaquin Phoenix are among the artists and actors participating in Farm Sanctuary’s 35th anniversary free livestream, The Power of Sanctuary, airs today at 7 p.m. EST via the organization’s website. Ellen Degeneres, Alec Baldwin, Rooney Mara, Kate Mara, Alicia Silverstone, Edie Falco and many more will also appear on the live broadcast celebrating the ...

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A tiger in our territory

Illustration: Martina Bulkova / pixabay An aging and injured tiger, now named T23, has killed four people and several cattle around the Mudumalai sanctuary in recent weeks. Harassed forestry officials desperately patrol the area where the tiger was last seen, in an attempt to put it to sleep with a tranquilizer. The decision to tranquilize, capture and relocate this tiger ...

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Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary receives $ 150,000 from Oneida Nation

GREEN BAY, WB (WBAY) – The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay received a donation of $ 150,000 from the Oneida Nation on Tuesday. The donation is part of the government-to-government cooperation agreement that the Oneida Nation signed with the city of Green Bay earlier this year. The sanctuary superintendent says donations like this help the sanctuary continue to ...

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Volunteer Opportunities in Sonoma County

FROM THE FARM TO THE Larder Gather food to help neighbors in need Gleaning, or reaping and sharing the bounty with those who need it, with Farm to Pantry is about three hours on a farm or property from around 9am to noon with the option to visit one of our partners to see firsthand where everything is going. Click ...

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Ramona Wildlife Center treats bear cub burned in Dixie fire

The San Diego Humane Society’s Ramona Wildlife Center has taken in four cubs – one was found with burned paws and orphaned triplets. Photo via SDHS A bear cub that approached Plumas County firefighters with burnt paws in the Dixie fire is receiving treatment at the San Diego Humane Society’s Ramona Wildlife Center, it was announced Wednesday. The hungry cub ...

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animal shelter closed due to potential employee exposure to COVID-19

The possible exposure of staff to the delta variant of the coronavirus has temporarily closed the Cleveland County Animal Shelter. Some shelter workers may have been exposed to the delta variant and county officials want to ensure the well-being of not only these workers, but those in the public who might buy a new furry friend, said Tony Adair, director. ...

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5 minutes with George Tice, Executive Director of Public Policy, Elanco Animal Health

You have been working in the animal health sector for a long time, what are you most passionate about in the industry? Can you give us a quick overview of your role at Elanco, and what you like most about it? First and foremost, I am a veterinarian: I love animals and I myself am the proud owner of a ...

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Magoffin County officials hold public forum to recruit help for animal shelter

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) – Magoffin County authorities are taking initiatives to help animals in need. “What could be nicer than helping animals that don’t have a home? said Maryanne Wheatley. “And they’re very nice and you can bond with them and hope they have a real family.” Magoffin County Executive Judge Matt Wireman convened a public forum on Thursday in ...

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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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Rabbits and ducks killed in animal rescue center

File photo of rabbits for adoption at the SPCA. Photo / Babiche Martens Police and the SPCA are investigating what has been called the “brutal slaughter” of 11 rabbits and ducks at an animal shelter in Dairy Flat, Auckland. Pixies Animal Rescue founder Charmain Wolmarans said the rescued animals were killed overnight after a break-in, leaving staff and animals in ...

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There is animal cruelty in Portage County, but victims have friends

Chalan Lowry remembers the pony which was in a “hideous” state after being rescued from a barn. Following:Mantua newlyweds use marriage to help donate over $ 5,000 to non-profit organizations “When I saw this pony a few years ago, all I could think of was how quickly can we end its suffering,” said the executive director of the Portage Animal ...

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Hawthorne Animal Hospital turns 65 | Business

For the past six decades, generations of Madison County families have trusted Hawthorne Animal Hospital to take exceptional care of their animals. On Sunday, September 26, 2021, Hawthorne will celebrate his 65th birthday and the loyal patients who helped them take this incredible milestone with a public open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Doghouse, 24 Kettle ...

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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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Animal shelter designs provide insight into expansion possibilities

Animal shelter designs provide insight into expansion possibilities Community, News September 16, 2021 , by Lonnie Adams ELLIJAY, Georgia – With the formal approval of the Gilmer County Animal Shelter expansion and two generous donations made to fund the project, the discussion now turns to the designs and plans for the project. Preliminary plans for the Gilmer Animal Shelter have ...

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Tickets on sale, masquerade fundraiser for animal rescue | New

About half of the tickets sold for a masked ball in October and will be one of the largest fundraisers this year for the Maryville / Alcoa Animal Rescue Center, according to Lisa Breazeale, a volunteer and a member of the centre’s board of directors. . Breazeale said the center has partnered with the Maryville Animal Shelter, a subdivision of ...

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What is behind Twiggy Forrest’s No Pain No Fear beef slaughter process?

Australian entrepreneur from the WEST Twiggy Forest recently fired a salute at eastern state red meat processor JBS – and indeed the meat processing industry in general – over their performance and animal welfare standards before slaughter. In full-page newspaper ads in metropolitan dailies across Australia last month, Mr. Forrest issued what he called a “public challenge” to JBS clients ...

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Triple H Horse Rescue hosts annual Flots with Goats fundraiser

Animal Rescue in Mandan hosted a fundraiser today to support their efforts to save animals in need. “I think the rescue is something that needs to be done more. I think animals deserve a chance to lead happier lives and the rescue gives them that opportunity, ”said Kaitlyn Beyer, Mandan. For the third year in a row, The Triple H ...

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Twiggy Forrest builds bridges with beef industry on animal welfare | North Queensland Registry

HIGH PROFILE mining and farming mogul Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has broken big bridges in one of his main investment sectors, Australian beef, by doubling down on his attacks on good standards -be animal. After running full-page ads in metropolitan newspapers across the country in which he issued a public challenge to rival beef exporter JBS to “do better” in preventing ...

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Rescue dogs ready for adoption slaughtered by council over Covid restrictions

Rescue dogs ready for adoption have been slaughtered by a heartless council “due to Covid restrictions”. The mutts – including one who had just given birth – were killed to prevent people from traveling to retrieve them and catch the virus. 2 “Several” rescue dogs at a shelter in New South Wales, Australia, have been shot by councilCredit: Alamy 2 ...

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Animal shelters almost full – Winnipeg Free Press

The city’s animal shelters are facing what Winnipeg Humane Society CEO Jessica Miller calls a “perfect storm.” Shelters such as the Humane Society are operating at near full capacity due to wildfires in the North, summer weather conditions and the pandemic. Fur babies left behind Residents of some Manitoba First Nations have been evacuated due to recent wildfires. But what ...

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Pets adopted during the pandemic are mostly staying in their new homes

SOUTH DAYTONA – Inside the Daytona rink, Benjamin, 2, walked the rink with what looked like a small bottle of champagne in his mouth. “Guess I’m going to have to buy him one now,” Allison Comport said of the squeaky toy with the words “Dog Perignonn Champagne” her English Bulldog had taken a liking to. The lovable pup was returned ...

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Rodeo fight goes to court as animal rights groups sue government

A group of animal rights lawyers, along with the animal rights organization SAFE, have sued the government for failing to ban the rodeo. And, based on their recent track record, they may well be successful in ending the sport in this country. Mirjam Guesgen reports. The New Zealand Animal Law Association and SAFE have taken the Minister of Agriculture and ...

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Animal Tales: The rise in pet ownership is straining local vets

VCA Lewiston Animal Hospital veterinary assistant Ashlynn Foss, left, and technical supervisor Sonja Harris examine Harley at the facility Friday afternoon on Stetson Road in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham / Journal of the Sun LEWISTON – If you haven’t adopted a ‘pandemic puppy’ in the past year and a half, it’s probably someone you know has. While the company of our ...

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San Antonio girl aims to raise money for local animal rescue through her lemonade stand

SAN ANTONIO – A 10-year-old girl from San Antonio seeks to help local pets find their forever homes. So she sets up a lemonade stand. Sofia Ortiz will have her stand, called “Animals’ Saving Lemonade”, set up in the main square, in front of San Fernando Cathedral, from 11 am to 3 pm, Sunday. A portion of the proceeds will ...

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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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Ig signs laws to protect animals

HONOLULU – Animal advocates across Hawai’i are celebrating a successful legislative year with the passage of seven new animal welfare laws. Hawaiian law now prohibits the sale of cosmetic products derived from animal experiments. The law aims to stop new animal testing for cosmetics and has no impact on the sale of ingredients or cosmetics that were previously tested on ...

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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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Southwest Wildlife Foundation moves to Enoch with plans for raptor rescue center – St George News

ENOCH – The Southwest Wildlife Foundation is moving from its long-standing headquarters in Cedar Canyon Park and will soon be relocating to Enoch. Martin Tyner of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation with a rescued rabbit at his home, Enoch, Utah June 18, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News Martin Tyner, who, along with his ...

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“I Think You Need To Give Back:” Hartford Native Aims To Feed All Pets – NBC Connecticut

The pandemic has created enormous economic hardship for so many families, and that includes families with pets. But all the while, a Hartford native who has made animal welfare the vocation of her life has stepped up to make sure that no animal is left without food. For Sonya Harrison, her mission every day is simple: to make sure every ...

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