Animal shelter

Animal shelter suspends admission and adoption of dogs due to outbreak of distemper

Alachua County Press Release Animal Resources & Care (formerly Animal Services) has documented at least 2 dogs infected with the distemper virus. The remaining dogs at the shelter are now in quarantine for at least 4 weeks as they are being watched for any infection. A proactive response plan has been developed to maximize rescues […]

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Animal shelter celebrates Christmas and other blessings

Santa Paws is coming to visit. Hannah Barron | Anson Record POLKTON – The Anson County Animal Shelter had Christmas gifts in store last week. Santa and Mrs Claus came to visit the animals at the Anson County Animal Shelter to get them into the holiday spirit with gifts from the North Pole. They also […]

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More than 800 parakeets deposited in the Detroit Animal Welfare Group shelter in Michigan

ROMEO, Mich. (KABC) – Michigan animal control officers have seized more than 800 parakeets living inside a home. A man alerted authorities when he found the birds in a room in his father’s house in Detroit. Investigators say the father had mental problems. The birds were all alive, but clearly in distress. Many of them […]

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Ocean State Job Lot Donates To Animal Protection Groups

Staff reports December 28, 2021Updated: 28 Dec. 2021 4:26 p.m. animal welfare donation program.”/> A representative from Halfway Home Rescue joins Ocean State Job Lot associates Tom Brown and Luana Onofrio in accepting a donation from the Ocean State Jot Lot “To the Rescue” animal welfare donation program. Ocean State Job Lots / Photo Contribution […]

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Lubbock Animal Services Reports Increase in Adoptions Amidst Holiday Season | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas – The holiday season has warmed the hearts of many to the point that they have opened their home to a four-legged friend. On Monday, Mariah Losoya and her two sons were looking for their new family member. They wanted to take a rescue dog and give it another chance to have a […]

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Son of animal collector donates 837 parakeets to animal rescue in Macomb County

MACOMB COUNTY, Michigan. – An animal rescue at Macomb County is overwhelmed after the son of an animal collector drops off hundreds of parakeets just before Christmas. Authorities said 837 birds were returned as of Thursday (December 23). Officials of the Detroit Animal Protection Group said they were “in shock” but couldn’t repel the birds […]

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Hundreds of parakeets dropped off at Michigan animal shelter – NBC Chicago

A Michigan animal shelter has been inundated with hundreds of parakeets. The Detroit Animal Welfare Group in Romeo said in a Facebook post that the first group of colorful little birds were dropped off Thursday evening. “We were also in shock, but we couldn’t push them away as they were all crammed into seven cages […]

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Abused and neglected ‘lucky’ rescued by local police and animal welfare center in NJ

Abused and neglected dog found by police investigating a crime on Christmas Eve is lucky to be alive. His adoptive name therefore takes on its full meaning. Irvington officers found the dog they named Lucky so badly injured that a leg had to be amputated. He was also covered in maggots and had knots and […]

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Thirty horses ‘in very bad condition’ seized by animal services in California

Thirty horses, including several pregnant and lactating mares, were seized during an animal welfare investigation in Riverbank, Calif., Reports The Modesto Bee. Authorities have not disclosed the name of the person believed to be in charge of a farm on the property, and it is believed that two or more of the animals could be […]

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Amid Growing Population, Killeen Animal Shelter Strives to Become an Animal Shelter | Local news

The Killeen Animal Shelter is no stranger to adversity. Throughout its decades of history, the refuge has seen its fair share of problems, ranging from overcrowding to mismanagement. And with an ever-expanding service population, the shelter has often found itself unable to meet growing demand. Today, under the leadership of Animal Service Director Jessica Dunagan, […]