Animal services

In memory of Donna Apgar, longtime Adoption Coordinator of Winnebago County Animal Services

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – A dear friend and regular visitor to Channel 23 has died after a battle with cancer. Donna Apgar was the former Adoptions Coordinator for Winnebago County Animal Services. For years, she’s graced 23 Morning Blend on Monday Morning, featuring Pet of the Week. Apgar retired in 2020 after spending over a […]

Animal services

1,800 pets evacuated by El Dorado County Animal Services, over 200 in South Lake Tahoe / Meyers | South Lake Tahoe

EL DORADO COUNTY, CA – How do you move and care for 58 dogs, 127 cats, five rabbits, 27 birds, two turtles and four fish as flames descend on an evacuating community? With a lot of planning, help and dedication. As the lives of humans in the South Shore community were disrupted and thrown into […]

Animal welfare

Increasing pet ownership by companions, increasing spending on animal welfare, increasing product creativity, and integrating software are driving demand for the market

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The Global The veterinary software market is expected to reach $ 771.6 million in 2027. One of the major drivers for the development of this market is the increasing prevalence of zoonotic diseases. The increased prevalence of animal health diagnostic and surveillance services has spurred demand, which […]

Animal shelter

Evanston Animal Shelter seeks funding for expansion of its facilities

When Vicky Pasenko became Executive Director of the Evanston Animal Shelter in 2015, the existing facility had some shortcomings. Namely, it was too small: 2,750 square feet was not enough space to accommodate more than 570 animals per year. His team were committed to overcoming any obstacle – but Pasenko said last summer marked a […]

Animal welfare

Animal welfare: ‘New legislation in Scotland will benefit thousands of rescue animals awaiting relocation,’ says SSPCA

From Thursday, authorized persons such as Scottish SPCA inspectors, police or those appointed by local authorities will have the power to rehouse animals that have not been signed by their owner without the need to obtain a civil order to relocate the animals. Through the Animals and Wildlife (Sanctions, Protections and Powers) Act 2020 (Scotland), […]

Animal welfare

Loving farewell to 35-year-old Shetland pony Puddy, the longest-serving resident of the National Animal Welfare Trust

A Great Shefford-based charity has said ‘goodbye’ to a much loved member of the center. National Animal Welfare Trust Director Tracy Waldron announced the passing of Patience, affectionately known as Puddy, today (Wednesday) on social media. She said: “Working in the rescue is always a roller coaster of emotions and this week is no exception. […]