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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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Businesses and individuals can help end pet homelessness

Despite Americans’ general affection for pets, the reality is that at any one time, nearly 48 million cats and dogs are without homes in the United States. homelessness. At the forefront of this enormous challenge is Dr. Ellen Jefferson, animal welfare advocate, longtime pet shelter veterinarian, and president and CEO of Texas animal shelter Austin Pets Alive. TriplePundit spoke with ...

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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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🌱 Horry County Burn Ban + Grand Strand Humane looking for a house

happy Fridaythe people of Great Strand! Kathy Mandel here with the latest edition of the Myrtle Beach daily. Let’s take a look at our weekend weather forecast: Friday: A little rain in the morning. High: 69 Low: 42. Saturday: Cooler with sun. Top: 58 Bottom: 39. Congratulations to our main local sponsors: Looking to sell or buy in Myrtle Beach? ...

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Miranda Lambert donates $20,000 to Shelter Pets in honor of Valentine’s Day

It’s no secret that one of Miranda Lambert’s greatest loves in life is her furry friends! The country superstar is an active advocate for animal shelters and volunteer work. This Valentine’s Day, she’s donating $20,000 to share her gratitude to those who spend their time caring for and loving the animals that need it most. As a thank you, ...

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Soapy Joe’s Hosts World’s First Pet Parade Through Car Wash and Adoption Event | Animals/Pets

Soapy Joe’s, San Diego’s beloved family car wash, is celebrating the launch of its new Magic Ceramic topcoat this Valentine’s Day by showing love to the San Diego community and their pets with the first Parade of Pets to the World through a car wash on Saturday February 2, 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Soapy Joe’s on ...

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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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🌱 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fujifilm India Announces Collaboration with DCC Animal Hospital to Provide Pet Health Devices, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Gurugram, Haryana, December 9, 2021: Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd, a pioneer in medical imaging and diagnostic technologies, recently partnered with A’alda Vet India Pvt Ltd to strengthen pet healthcare facilities. As part of the partnership, Fujifilm India will provide innovative medical and screening devices to DCC (Dogs, Cats & Companions) Animal Hospital, an initiative by A’alda Vet to raise standards ...

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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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Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club donates to animal welfare groups

Robinsons Malls, through its Happy Pets Club, has a program that reinforces its commitment to promoting responsible pet ownership through partnerships with two of the nation’s well-established pet advocacy groups – Animal Kingdom Foundation and Pawssion Project. The collaboration between the Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club and these two pet advocacy groups is one of the most vital aspects of ...

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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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Spanish law no longer considers animals as “objects”

Spain has adopted a new law on animal welfare recognizing animals as sentient beings. The country will no longer consider pets and wildlife as “objects”, according to the law. Spain’s lower house, the Congress of Deputies, adopted the new law. It received majority approval, except by the far-right Vox party, which opposed the legislation. Animals will now benefit from greater ...

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Angel Ridge Animal Rescue seeks money and volunteers | Help assistants

With dogs in need of expensive medical treatment and cats in need of socialization, Angel Ridge Animal Rescue turns to the community for support. “We are fully funded by private donations,” said Executive Director Nancy Shannon. Angel Ridge is an animal shelter located at 390 Old Hickory Ridge Road in the Township of Chartiers. “Since our creation, we have always ...

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Moore to Receive New $ 8.2 Million Animal Shelter After Obligation Passes | Community

Moore is expected to receive a new, full $ 8.2 million animal shelter following the issuance of a bond earlier this month. Moore Animal Welfare’s future home is S I-35 Service Road, east of the freeway and south of SW 34th Street. The 15,040 square foot shelter will include separate areas for adoption and admission, a multi-purpose training room, quarantine ...

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An animal sanctuary in Jeddah that’s more than just a pet project

DJ Kennels, which was established in Jeddah in 2017, is an animal shelter that is home to abandoned pets and even rescued wild animals. Residents of this mini animal park include dogs, cats, rabbits, owls, hyenas, and even a lion. For many of the city’s animal lovers, DJ Kennels provides the perfect opportunity for some much-needed animal therapy, especially after ...

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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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9-year-old girl opens barkery for dog treats to raise funds for local animal shelter

Caroline Wetherington, a 9-year-old girl in Chesapeake, Va., Opened “Caroline’s Barkery,” a bakery selling dog toys and treats to raise money for a local animal shelter. “I make homemade dog treats and toys and donate all the money I collect to the SPCA (Virginia Beach),” she wrote in a recent Instagram Publish. “Last year I raised $ 946. My goal ...

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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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Firefighters visit dogs in Battersea

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home was treated to one of the cutest sites south of the Thames this week as firefighters from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) paid a friendly visit to the center’s dogs. Their presence came courtesy of the world famous wildlife sanctuary’s’ Wear Blue for Rescue ‘campaign, which encourages people across the UK to show their support ...

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Halloween puts “enormous pressure” on veterinary clinics and rescue centers

Animal welfare is a major concern around Halloween, said Senator Pippa Hackett, as she urges people to be aware of the distress caused by flashing lights and loud noises. “Firecrackers and firecrackers are very disturbing for dogs, cats, horses, donkeys and other animals,” said the Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture. “I would advise pet owners to keep ...

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Animal shelter seeks to make more room in the filling facility

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – An abundance of furry friends leaves little vacancy at Winnebago County Animal Services. Recently, around 20 dogs and 70 cats are patiently waiting to be adopted on any given day. “There has been an influx of cats and dogs into our facility, mostly stray dogs,” says DeShawn Christiansen, shelter operations coordinator. “We struggle a bit to ...

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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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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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Maryville Animal Rescue Masquerade Ball Fundraising Event This Friday

Some MAARC puppies Maryville Alcoa Animal Rescue Center (MAARC) Logo You are invited to the masked ball The No-Kill Maryville Alcoa Animal Rescue Center (MAARC) event is expected to be the largest yet for the 100% volunteer organization. Maintaining a No Kill initiative is a community effort, and the Knoxville / Maryville area business community has come together firmly behind ...

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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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Today is October 16, 2021 – Picayune Item

National Sports Day October is the rush hour for National Sports Day. That’s why on October 16, fans, families and athletes of all sports come together to celebrate their favorite sporting events. All the disciplines of a sport take the field, from the youngest to the seasoned professional. Gather your friends to watch your favorite team. Go out and play ...

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$ 25,000 at stake for the rescue of the Coxsackie horse | Greene County

COXSACKIE – A local horse rescue organization was selected from thousands of entries as a finalist in a national competition. Unbridled Thoroughbred Foundation, 1700 Farm to Market Road, Coxsackie, was one of 25 rescue organizations across the country to be chosen for the final round of the Tractor Supply Rescue Your Rescue competition. Eight will be chosen from the 25 ...

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Saratoga County Animal Shelter Hosts “Missing Dog Adoption Day”

BALLSTON SPA, NY (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Animal Shelter hosted its “Missing Dog Adoption Day,” on Saturday, promoting rescues in an attempt to find forever homes for their 21 dogs. Pet Connection with Steve Caporizzo “I’m thrilled,” said Mary Pecunia, who adopted a 12-year-old husky at the event after having an immediate connection, “Instant. I knew he was mine. ...

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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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Missouri Pet Home Groups Provide Shelter Until A Forever Home Is Found

Linda leicht | Special to News-Leader Alanna Livingston admits that after caring for Dexter for the first four months of her life, leaving him was difficult. Several families were interested in adopting the active black puppy, but one stood out. And when their vet assured Livingston that they would be a big family for Dexter, it made things a lot ...

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Evanston’s new homeless house is getting closer to reality

Members of Evanston City Council last week showed strong support for a plan that would replace the current animal shelter with a new building, a milestone for the long-awaited project. At the September 27 city council meeting, a number of council members voted in favor of a plan with mid-level costs, on three pre-design proposals presented to make improvements to ...

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Speed ​​Queen partners with Best Friends Animal Society | New

Speed ​​Queen, a Ripon-based home appliance brand with a pedigree of reliability, has entered into a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society. Speed ​​Queen becomes the official laundry partner of the organization and will join its mission to save the lives of all animals in shelters.Speed ​​Queen partners with Best Friends Animal Society “From product development and sales to marketing ...

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[Monday Motivation] Engineer turned social entrepreneur has saved more than 65,000 animals over the past 15 years

Mini Vasudevan and her husband Madhu Ganesh were in the United States for 13 years and returned to Coimbatore in 2004. “I was shocked to see the number of street dogs in the city and there was no organization to take care of them,” says Mini. An engineer by profession, Mini decided to form a group of like-minded people to ...

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FOTAS: Aiken shelter staff go the extra mile for homeless animals | Characteristics

Recently, an older dog was taken to the Aiken County Animal Shelter as an abandoned pet. We were told he loved his stuffed squirrel who failed to make it to the shelter with him. I spoke to a member of staff who helps with the kennels. Later that day I saw a cute little orange squirrel toy next to a ...

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

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

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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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Speed ​​Queen partners with Best Friends Animal Society

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

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CASEY: Roanoke County pet saves immediate excitement and joy | Local News

By the way, on Wednesday RCACP was overseeing the care of 297 creatures, about two-thirds of which are housed at its refuge on Baldwin Avenue in northeast Roanoke. (Most of the rest are placed in pet foster care.) This includes 61 dogs, 135 cats, eight rabbits, a parrot, and Petunia. (The other bird at the refuge, a chaffinch his clever ...

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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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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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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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Animal shelters adapt to ‘the new normal’ | Local News

FRYEBURG, Maine – At the start of the pandemic, Harvest Hills Animal Shelter adopted a new way of adopting pets by requiring all prospective adopters to make an appointment. They always demand that, according to longtime executive director Joan McBurnie, as they’ve found when people make appointments they’re more likely to return home with a pet. “Back then we were ...

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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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“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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Washington County Animal Shelter Raises Money With Garage Sale | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – After a busy summer, the Washington County / Johnson City Animal Shelter is hoping to raise money for daily operations with a garage sale. Washington County Animal Shelter Encourages Cat Adoption During Cat-A-Thon The shelter has made several changes over the past month, launching appeals for donations and adoptions, as the shelter cares for 102 ...

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Boy asks animal shelter for birthday donations

September 21 – Most kids love nothing better than opening presents on their birthday, but a local boy used his special day to help dogs – and cats – in need. Jacob Maggard turned 8 on August 5. Instead of asking for gifts, Jacob asked his family and friends to donate to the Pulaski County Animal Shelter. According to mom ...

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Riverhead plans to ban the sale of commercially farmed dogs and cats

City of Riverhead officials are considering passing a law banning the sale of commercially-bred dogs and cats in pet stores and banning “puppy mills.” City council was due to vote on the legislation on September 21, supervisor Yvette Aguiar told Newsday. However, the published agenda for the meeting did not have the legislation entered for a vote. Aguiar said on ...

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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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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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County Refuge, FOTAS Event Aims To Boost Adoptions

September 18 – Tails were wagging Saturday morning as residents of Aiken County visited the animal shelter for Clear the Shelter Day. The event, hosted by the Aiken County Animal Shelter and Friends of the Animal Shelter, was an effort to adopt animals in need of loving homes. Fifteen dogs and two kittens were adopted at the event. ACAS said ...

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In pictures: hundreds of animals evacuated from shelters damaged by Hurricane Ida

While many Louisiana residents are still without power after the Category 4 hurricane in August, abandoned animals are also suffering. Hurricane-battered animal shelters had to find new homes for their residents following damage from the catastrophic storm. Volunteers load crates of shelter dogs onto a plane bound for Wisconsin on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.Matt Williamson / AP In the aftermath ...

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23 cats die after fire at Florida animal shelter

ORLANDO, Fla. (NewsNation Now) – More than 20 cats were killed when flames swept through an Orlando animal shelter on Wednesday night, officials said. Dramatic body camera video, released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, shows deputies, firefighters and animal welfare officers frantically trying to save the animals inside. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando reported Thursday that 23 cats ...

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Finding a Dog Pays Two | Paws

Adopting a rescued animal takes an open mind and an open heart. If a person wishes to give a forever home to an animal that has been rescued or abandoned, they almost always never know the history of the animal. Most of the dogs or cats rescued by local agencies are homeless and picked up from the streets or returned ...

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Hudson Valley Pets Awaiting Adoption: Aphrodite, Fopp, Yen and more

Looking to add to your family? Look no further than these Mid Hudson Valley animal shelters for a pet available for adoption. Shelters in the Mid Hudson Valley area have dogs, cats and other animals ready to wait for someone to bring them home. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, more than 6 million ...

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Scituate Animal Shelter seeing a ringworm peak in kittens

SCITUATE – Animal Shelter Scituate has reported a sharp rise in the number of cats suffering from the fungal ringworm as the kitten season and one of the rainiest summers on record collide. Most of the kittens adopted through Scituate Animal Shelter were born on the streets to wild mothers and rescued through outreach programs. Adult cats are sterilized and ...

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Separation Anxiety In Dogs CNN underlined

CNN – With offices in some areas resuming business as usual, our days working on the couch with our pets at our feet can be numbered. But while you might be willing to swap elastic waist pants for real clothes and Zoom for a boardroom, your pet probably has a different opinion. Big changes in routine can upset even the ...

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Weld County Humane Society at full capacity, seeking to “clean up the shelter”

WELD COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Animal shelters across the country are participating in the Clear the Shelters campaign, and volunteers hope this effort can help alleviate capacity issues. The Humane Society of Weld County is at full capacity and volunteers are actively working to ensure that they can place as many dogs and cats as possible with loving families. To ...

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Western Lehigh Chamber Donates $$$ to Haafsville Shrine | The great book of the valley

Tuesday August 17, 2021 – As a follow-up to the inaugural Paws at the Park event held in May 2021 at Grange Park in Upper Macungie Township, the Western Lehigh Chamber is delighted to share the amount of funds raised for our local beneficiary, The Sanctuary in Haafsville. Thanks to our community, we were able to donate $ 1,488 to ...

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5th Annual Wuffstock Festival

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Roice-Hurst Humane Society hosted their 5th annual Wuffstock Festival at the Las Colonias Amphitheater last night, which is their biggest fundraiser of the year. We are told what makes this festival so special is that there are so few places people can bring their dogs while taking advantage of the local vendors and listening ...

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Dog shelters are packed as new adoptees choose puppies over older, bigger dogs

With everyone spending more time at home due to Covid-19, animal shelters around the island saw a slight increase in pet adoptions as people sought companionship. However, many choose to house a puppy or small breed of dog rather than adopting larger, more mature – and therefore calmer and less demanding dog breeds. The Association for Abandoned Animals (AAA) and ...

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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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Athens-Clarke Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to welcome dogs and cats

The Athens Animal Shelter is teeming with cats and dogs during a seasonal peak that has inflated the facility to near capacity. Athens-Clarke County Animal Services operates a shelter for abandoned and stray animals, primarily cats and dogs. The shelter has 53 dog cages and as of Friday they had 55 dogs, including a mother and eight puppies, who were ...

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Dogs available for adoption in Los Angeles

When looking at the makeup of American families today, it’s rare to see a home where a pet is not part of the family. According to the most recent data from the APPA National Pet Owner Survey, 67% of households, or about 85 million households, own a pet. Among these households, dogs and cats top the list of most popular ...

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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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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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Mount. Juliet Building Remains Animal Rescue Site | Community

Another Wilson County animal rescue group will be relocating to the former Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary facility at Mt. Juliet to pursue her own mission of animal welfare. True Rescue, a non-profit group, works in Lebanon under the direction of Executive Director Amy Simcik. The group recently purchased the Old Friends building on Lebanon Road from Michael and Zina ...

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Get the Herd Out: How Farmers Save Cattle from Natural Disasters

New Get the Herd Out: How Farmers Save Cattle from Natural Disasters July 21, 2021 Article taken from Heifer International; learn more and / or support their causes on Heifer.org Have you heard of Tony Alsup, a truck driver who bought an old school bus, ripped off the seats, and went to the coast of South Carolina to save dogs ...

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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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Belle is your Pet of the Week by Calaveras County Animal Services – The Pine Tree

San Andreas, CA… Meet Belle, a Belgian Malinese estimated to be around 4.5 years old. Belle was found wandering the backcountry alone, emaciated and weighing just 30 pounds. She gained weight on a special diet, but could still use a few more pounds. Initially nervous and temperamental, she has made great strides in learning to trust the staff and volunteers. ...

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary Hosts ‘Welcome Day’ With Guided Hike, Demonstration & More – St George News

Young visitor at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, St. George News KANAB – After limiting visitors and volunteers due to COVID-19, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary encourages visitors and volunteers to come back with a special “Welcome Day” Thursday starting at 7 a.m. and filled with activities for them. visitors ...

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They do everything in Alexandria

Volunteers transport pets from cars to the AWLA shelter at a car vaccination clinic. Photo courtesy of AWLA How the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) manages to show dozens of dogs and cats to potential adopters, create special animal treats, answer phones, deal with mountains of laundry and so many other tasks every week? The secret: the volunteers! A ...

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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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