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El Paso Animal Services Hires Borderland Native Veterinarian

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The city of El Paso has announced the addition of a new veterinarian who hails from here in the Borderland. El Paso Animal Services hired Dr. Anthony Chacon at the shelter after experiencing a nearly year-long vacancy amid a nationwide vet shortage. Dr. Chacon is originally from the frontier regions, […]

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More than 100 pets are adopted at Salt Lake County Animal Services’ annual Petapalooza

The event featured a pet photographer, pet food vendors, and even a pet medium for pets and their owners. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Madeleine Johnson holds Cricket, a cat up for adoption, at Salt Lake County Animal Services’ Seventh Annual Petapalooza: Pet Adoption at Wheeler Historic Farm in Sandy on Saturday, September […]

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Sugar Land animal services workers have been fired after 38 cats and dogs were improperly euthanized at an animal shelter since April, the city says

SUGAR LAND, Texas (KTRK) — Some disturbing allegations about the Sugar Land animal services shelter came to light on Friday after dozens of animals were improperly euthanized. The city of Sugar Land said it launched an investigation after learning of unauthorized euthanasia at its animal shelter. “We are (upset),” said Doug Adolph, spokesman for the […]

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Winnebago County Animal Services at ‘maximum critical capacity’

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – The Winnebago County Animal Services refuge says it is experiencing “maximum critical capacity”. “A few days ago we brought in 25 cats from a condemned house and so it’s the community and we have to be there for the community, we have to make sure we are available to have that […]

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SLO County Opens New Animal Services Facility

After two years of construction, San Luis Obispo County has completed construction of a new animal services facility. The county says the new building aims to improve the quality of life for local animals. Construction of the new facility was a $20 million project funded by the seven incorporated cities of SLO County. The building […]

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The county’s new animal services center is open for tours today until 5 p.m. | New

The new Prince William County Animal Services Center will be open for a grand opening and public tours today, Saturday, September 17, until 5 p.m. The 27,000+ square foot facility includes a two stall medical grade barn, four outdoor dog play areas, several smaller outdoor play areas, a community cat room, individually ventilated cat condos […]

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Old Lake Highlands Block Party Raises $12,000 for Dallas Animal Services

Brent Rodgers and Teddy. Brent Rodgers was driving home from work in Southlake one day in February 2005 and decided to take an alternate route to avoid particularly bad traffic. Turns out the Dallas Animal Services shelter was on the way. He stopped. When he entered, he saw the “last chance” dogs. “It was kind […]

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Animal services hope new mural will grab attention

Chris Roark, [email protected] Cathy Le would like more people driving on Howard Road near Lions Park Road to notice the Waxahachie Town Animal Services building and stop to adopt an animal. A large colorful mural could greatly attract their attention. Last weekend, Animal Services Manager Le and Police Chief Wade Goolsby painted a mural on […]

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Discover the latest projects of Animal Services Club – The Etownian

Elizabethtown College Student Clubs provide opportunities for students to connect with each other as well as with the community. There are an abundance of different clubs for those with different interests to choose from! One club in particular that is taking the initiative to follow Etown’s motto “Educating for Service” is the Animal Services Club, […]

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Animal Services Center, Prince William’s new shelter, will host the grand opening

Prince William County Animal Service Center. After five years of construction, residents of Prince William County will be able to visit their new animal sanctuary. The Prince William County Board of Supervisors and the Prince William County Police Department will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the dedication of the building. The center, called the […]

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SD County Animal Services rescues over 100 animals after Border 32 fire

DULZURA, Calif. (KGTV) – As firefighters rushed to contain the brush fire in Dulzura dubbed the Border 32 Fire, animal search and rescue teams rushed into the fray to save friends at four legs of people. The terrain at this location is one of the issues county animal services crews mentioned to ABC 10News. They […]

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PetSpace partners with LA Animal Services to help dogs

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace will work with Los Angeles Animal Service to help more than 1,000 dogs currently in shelters across the city. (photo courtesy of PetSpace) In response to the ongoing problem of overcrowding and general animal welfare in shelters across the city of Los Angeles, Wallis Annenberg PetSpace will partner with Los Angeles Animal […]

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Online charity event seeks to support Dallas Department of Animal Services

The nonprofit organization Friends of Dallas Animal Services is aiming to raise $50,000 this year at the 14th annual North Texas Giving Day online event. The nonprofit organization is working to raise funds to support the Dallas Department of Animal Services. The department runs the city’s animal shelter and helped place 1,603 dogs and 689 […]

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Tulare County Animal Services deserves a shout out

Dear Editor, I sit on the Tulare County Animal Services Advisory Committee, and we met in early August to hear updates on the work of the shelter, the stats are staggering and could be the stats of any animal shelter here in the central valley. They are overwhelmed, understaffed and crippled by a gigantic increase […]

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Miami-Dade Animal Services waives adoption fees for Saturday

Adopt, don’t buy! Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade Animal Services Miami-Dade Animal Services is waiving adoption fees tomorrow for its annual “Clear the Shelters” promotion to find homes for dogs and cats at the county shelter. Why is this important: The shelter population is again approaching capacity after being overcrowded earlier this summer, according to Animal […]

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LA Animal Services partners with PetSpace to improve shelter conditions

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Animal Services today announced its partnership with Wallis Annenberg PetSpace to help address the persistent problem of overcrowding and general animal welfare in shelters across the city. PetSpace, a community space that includes an interactive place for pet adoptions, will fund two canine enrichment coordinator positions within animal services as […]

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Del Norte Sheriff’s Office Recommended as Potential New Home for Animal Services | Wild Rivers Outpost

Jessica Cejnar Andrews / Monday, August 22 at 3:17 p.m. Del Norte Sheriff’s Office recommended as potential new home for animal services Previously: • Del Norte County is looking to restructure its animal services department ### Del Norte County staff are pitching the sheriff’s office as a potential new home for the county’s animal services […]

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Foundation buys a transport van for Animal Services | Local News

SPECIAL AT THE NEWS HERALD Burke County Animal Services Foundation The Burke County Animal Services Foundation Inc., a newcomer to the Burke County nonprofit community, recently completed the purchase of a mid-size van to transport pets for adoption and allow staff at the refuge to manage their work more effectively. Until the delivery of the […]

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Marion County Animal Services Waives Adoption, Maintains Fees During ‘Clear the Shelter’ Campaign

Marion County Animal Services, along with shelters across the country, are participating in this month’s “Clear the Shelter” campaign, and all adoption and holding fees are waived through Wednesday, August 31. The annual pet adoption and shelter donation campaign is led by NBCUniversal Local, a division of NBCUniversal. Marion County Animal Services is once again […]

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Orange County Animal Services Lowers Adoption Fees to Combat Overcrowding

article ORLANDO, Florida. – William LeBron’s family adopted two cats from Orange County Animal Services. The shelter hopes more people will follow suit after issuing an overcrowding alert. “Cats, dogs, any of those animals in cages, they just need a family to play with,” said Bryant Almeida of Orange County Animal Services. “We still have […]

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Pitt County Animal Services Hosts Half-Price Adoption Event

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – Pitt County Animal Services is hosting an adoption event this weekend. The county says the Clear the Shelter adoption event will take place on Saturday, August 20 from noon to 4:00 p.m. WITN is informed that: No appointment is necessary Dog adoption fee is now $63 (about half of the standard […]

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Salt Lake County Animal Services Encourages Pet Seat Belts After Crashes Kill Dogs

Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — We all know seat belts save lives, but there’s one passenger that’s often overlooked: your pet. Salt Lake County Animal Services is encouraging pet owners to use seat belts for their dogs after responding to several accidents recently. “I have responded to two accidents in which […]

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‘Jack’ from City of Mobile Animal Services

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – The City of Mobile Pet Services has joined us on Studio10 with our Pet of the Week…Jack! Jack is a nice mix of two-year-old boxers. He is a staff favorite as he is very affectionate, friendly and very calm in our establishment. He was found wandering around with a built-in collar, […]

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Petco Love donates $50,000 to support Orange County Animal Services – WFTV

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orange County Animal Services received a large donation this week to support its animal rescue work in the Orlando area. WATCH: ‘We’re about maxed out right now’: Orange County animal shelter battles overcrowding National nonprofit organization Petco Love presented a $50,000 grant to Orange County Animal Services in front of an Orlando […]

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County animal services waive fees in August

Adoption fees for all animals are waived in August at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center for the annual “Clear the Shelters” event. MCASAC is located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood. MCASAC allows same-day adoptions. Individuals will be asked to submit all information and once reviewed an appointment will need to […]

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Exposing LA Animal Services’ Inhumane Practices – OutKick

Dogs in the care of LA Animal Services go weeks or even months without being walked or taken out of their crates. There is even more to this story. Claudio Kusnier, a West and East Valley Shelter volunteer who has since been suspended for speaking to the media, and K911resQ founder and president Sabrina Somma […]

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Kern County Animal Services plans to waive pet adoption fees in August

KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KERO) — Kern County Animal Services plans to waive cat and dog adoption fees for the month of August as part of the Clear The Shelters campaign. The event runs from August 1 to August 31, 2022. New pet owners will also receive a goody bag, while supplies last, with coupons provided […]

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Lobbying for increased funding for Kern Animal Services

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The county hopes area animal shelters will go “no-kill” again as Kern County Animal Services continues to deal with overcrowding. One way they hope to solve the problem is to raise the shelter’s funds for free or discounted spay and spay vouchers. It was discussed at Tuesday’s Kern County Board of […]

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Huntsville Animal Services is waiving adoption fees until August 6

Published on July 26, 2022 Superheroes deserve super affordable prices! Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) continues to need adopters as the Adoption League of Heroes campaign continues and calls on the public to take advantage of waived adoption fees through Saturday August 6th. “This time of year is particularly difficult for shelters, and our establishment is […]

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Contra Costa Animal Services offers free adoptions until July 31

Promotion offered through the Bissell Pet Foundation’s July Empty the Shelter campaign Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be offering free adoptions of all animals through July 31 as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation”Empty the shelter” adoption campaign. The purpose of this promotion is to find loving homes for homeless animals […]

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Ellensburg partners with Yakima Humane Society to provide animal services | Local

A bit of thinking outside the box resulted in a creative new way to provide animal services in Ellensburg. Since 1974, the Ellensburg Animal Sanctuary has operated as a clearinghouse for lost and found animals, stray and dangerous animals, and owner-abandoned animals. But a staffing issue led to a new way of doing things. The […]

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HS Animal Services offers tips to keep pets safe during the heatwave

While heat advisories remain in effect for Garland County and many other areas of the state, Hot Springs Animal Services recommends ways to protect pets, especially if they are outdoors regularly. “If you have pets outside, make sure they have plenty of fresh water, shade, something that has air, because a kennel is no good […]

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Cobb Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees at July 18 Adopt-a-thon Event

If you’re looking for a new member of the furry family, you’ll want to check out the Cobb Animal Services Adopt-a-thon. The department posted the following announcement on the Cobb County website with details of the event: Join us for our Funday Monday Summer Adopt-a-thon! On Monday, Animal Services will open its doors to the […]

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Amid shelter crisis, Miami-Dade Animal Services waives some adoption fees

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida. – With Miami-Dade Animal Shelters overcapacitythe county’s Department of Animal Services is rejecting some animals and waiving adoption fees for animals four months and older over the weekend. Agency spokeswoman Flora Beal said the shelter has reached critical levels of overcrowding, forcing them to refuse some animals from the shelter. “We basically […]

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Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center Welcomes New Executive Director

New SVASC Executive Director Alidia Vane holds foster pup Brantley at the Lyndhurst shelter. LYNDHURST — As a freshman in high school in Louisiana, Alidia Vane volunteered for the local animal shelter. “I’ve always really loved being around animals and people who love being around animals,” Vane said. She loved working with animals and helping […]

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Del Norte County Seeks to Restructure Animal Services Department | Wild Rivers Outpost

Jessica Cejnar Andrews / Tuesday, July 12 at 3:36 p.m. Del Norte County is looking to restructure its animal services department Volunteers bring dogs from the Del Norte County Animal Shelter to the Prison Paws Partnership Program in December. | File photo: Jessica C. Andrews On Tuesday, Del Norte County supervisors instructed staff to move […]

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LA Animal Services receives grant from VCA Charities to help dogs find new homes in response to full shelters – Santa Monica Daily Press

LA Animal Services and VCA Charities make it easy for animal lovers to bring home a new canine companion. Until Friday July 15, VCA Charities will cover the adoption costs for the first 250 adopted dogs. Learn about the wonderful pets available for adoption at Los Angeles Centers by visiting laanimalservices.com/adopt. “We continue to see […]

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Fort Bend County Health and Human Services Division of Animal Services Receives $150,000 Grant to Nonprofit Petco Love

The Animal Services Division of Fort Bend County Health and Human Services received a $150,000 grant from the national nonprofit Petco Love, FBCHHS announced in a recent release. Fort Bend County Animal Services is an open-admission shelter covering 875 miles of unincorporated Fort Bend County. The grant will be distributed over a two-year period to […]

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Lubbock Animal Services in high season, offering free adoptions all month

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) — It’s peak season for Lubbock Animal Services, so they’re offering free adoptions all month long to help clean up the shelter. Capacity is around 400 animals, more than double what director Steven Greene says he prefers, to give each animal the best care. “It happens where you have less time in […]

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Tyler Animal Services, CASA will provide backpacks to adoptive students in East Texas

TYLER, Texas — For the month of July, Tyler Animal Services is partnering with CASA for Kids of East Texas to donate school supplies to foster children. “We work for permanency and a safe home for the kids, just like Tyler Animal Control, they’re trying to find that for our furry friends,” said Mary Jo […]

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Sumter County Animal Services Volunteer Recognized for Exceptional Service

Theresa Manning was recently honored for her outstanding service, loyalty and dedication to Sumter County Animal Services. Manning, who received her 2022 Volunteer Recognition Certificate, began volunteering with the agency in March 2021. Since encouraging county commissioners to allow volunteers, Manning said she feels forced to take time out of her schedule to do what […]

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Killeen Releases Details of Animal Services Agreement with Fort Hood | Local News

The Town of Killeen and Fort Hood have signed an Animal Services Partnership and Consolidation Agreement between the two entities, according to a town press release. City and Fort Hood leaders met Wednesday at III Corps Headquarters at Fort Hood to formalize the Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA). Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle, Mayor Debbie Nash-King […]

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Clay County Animal Services partners with Petco Love to return lost pets to loved ones – 104.5 WOKV

Clay County – Clay County Animal Services partners with Petco Love to return lost pets to loved ones. Clay County Animal Services partners with Petco Love in an effort to reunite lost pets with their families. Animal shelters are known to fill up quickly during the 4th of July holiday, as the loud sounds of […]

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Memphis Animal Services Needs Foster Families to Save Our Furry Friends – FOX13 News Memphis

WATCH: Memphis Animal Services needs foster families to save our furry friends WATCH: Memphis Animal Services needs foster families to save our furry friends MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hear animal lovers: Memphis Animal Services (MAS) needs your help! Authorities desperately need more people to take in cats and dogs. PHOTOS: Memphis Tigers Football takes part in […]

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Louisville Metro Animal Services Celebrates Independence Day with $10 Pet Adoption “Let Freedom Wag”

Promotion runs until July 6e and applies to adoptions of kittens, puppies and dogs under 40 pounds. In recognition of Independence Day, Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) is announcing ‘Let Freedom Wag’ $10 adoptions of kittens, puppies and dogs weighing less than 40 pounds, through Monday, July 6. “What better way to celebrate our independence […]

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Empty the shelter: Iredell Animal Services at full capacity and waives fees to encourage adoption | Local News

Sheave White Whenever someone passes by, many dogs jump to the front of their kennel to ask for a moment’s attention. They seem endlessly hoping to find that perfect home. For now, these potential owners are getting a boost from Iredell County Animal Services. The group paved the way for homeownership by waiving all adoption […]

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Women steal kitten from Memphis Animal Services, police say – FOX13 News Memphis

WATCH: CAT BREAKERS: Women steal kitten from Memphis Animal Services, police say WATCH: CAT BREAKERS: Women steal kitten from Memphis Animal Services, police say MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Animal Services (MAS) is asking people to be on the lookout after two women stole a kitten from their animal shelter. A gray tabby kitten, just two […]

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Letter: Congratulations New West Animal Services Officer

License Inspectors’ and Bylaw Officers’ Association of British Columbia honors “role model and leader in the workplace” Editor: During the first week of June, the License Inspectors’ and Bylaw Officers’ Association of British Columbia (LIBOA) held its annual training conference from May 31 to June 3 in Whistler. The conference brings together local government law […]

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More pets get lost on July 4, Lubbock Animal Services urging you to microchip your pets before then

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) — Chances are your pets are afraid of fireworks. Just in time for fireworks season, Lubbock Animal Services is offering a free microchip for the month of June. Animal Services Operations Manager Steven Greene said with the weather in Lubbock, many fences are deteriorated, meaning pets could get out much more easily. […]

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LA Animal Services pleads for public adoption as shelters reach full capacity – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles animal shelters are running out of space for new animals and are asking for the public’s help in adopting or fostering pets. “We have taken action each month to increase animal adoptions, foster homes, animal transfers to rescue partners and animal returns home,” said Annette Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer. Acting LA Animal Services […]

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Petco Love invests in Antioch Animal Services to save and improve the lives of pets

Antioch, CA – Antioch Animal Services is set to receive a $5,000 grant from national non-profit Petco Love during a special celebration at East Lone Tree Petco at 5481 Lone Tree Way in Brentwood on Thursday, the 23 June 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in support of their lifesaving work for animals in Antioch, CA. Petco […]

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Orange County Animal Services lowers adoption fees to $25 as it reaches capacity

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida. – Orange County Animal Services is begging the community to adopt pets as it has reached capacity with over 700 animals in its care. The shelter said it received 114 animals on Thursday, making a total of 383 animals physically in its shelter and another 319 in foster care. [TRENDING: 4 Orlando […]

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Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) and Animal Services Promotion for National Pet Appreciation Week

In recognition of National Pet Appreciation Week, AARCS is hosting an adoption event and the City of Calgary is offering pet owners a microchip this Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2022. AARCS AARCS hosts an adoption event, where a A $20,000 grant will be presented to AARCS by BOBS of Skechers and Petco […]

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Mississauga Animal Services rescues baby beaver separated from family

Preferred region How does this work? By Liam McConnell Published on June 3, 2022 at 8:20 p.m. Animal services found her little runaway separated from her family in Mississauga. A Mississauga wildlife rescue will have an unusual guest for a short time after a lone baby beaver is discovered in the city. The cub was […]

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Santa Rosa Animal Services begins process to help large numbers of unsocialized dogs

“These dogs are under-socialized, which means they’re not used to a lot of human contact,” said shelter veterinarian Dr. Megan Arevalo. “What we have done over the past week is just one step in a multi-step process. The next step after neutering and neutering all dogs is to start behavior modification with as many dogs […]

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LA Animal Services launches advocacy for adoption of cats and dogs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — LA Animal Services is asking Angelenos to open their hearts and homes to dogs and cats in need of adoption — wrapping up a weekend of reduced fees Sunday at the agency’s six locations. “Our shelters are full and need YOU to help the dogs find homes,” according to an agency […]

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LA Animal Services launches advocacy for adoption of cats and dogs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — LA Animal Services is asking Angelenos to open their hearts and homes to dogs and cats in need of adoption — wrapping up a weekend of reduced fees Sunday at the agency’s six locations. “Our shelters are full and need YOU to help the dogs find homes,” according to an agency […]

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LA Animal Services launches plea for adoption of dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters – NBC Los Angeles

LA Animal Services is asking Angelenos to open their hearts and homes to dogs and cats in need of adoption, offering discounted rates at the agency’s six locations Saturday and Sunday. “Our shelters are full and need YOU to help the dogs find homes,” according to an agency statement released Friday. As National Pet Month […]

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Dallas Animal Services says it’s been an “exceptionally bad” year for distemper and asks the public for help

tempera is a contagious, often fatal disease that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of dogs. Dallas Animal Services has seen 112 cases of distemper since November, according to its website. That’s a small number out of the total number of dogs, but distemper is a serious disease, Dallas Animal Services spokesperson Marlo Clingman […]

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Animal Services Commission considers third site for shelter | pelican post

The Ascension Council recently approved an amendment (#3 if you count) to the 2022 operating and investment budgets adopted November 18, 2021. Changes included: OPERATIONAL BUDGET: Animal Services Fund – (Increased CARA Home Credit for additional payroll costs incurred while animals were housed at Lamar Dixon)Expenses and other uses of funding: Credits – Maison du […]

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Lompoc to explore options for animal services, potentially breaking with county | Local News

Last week, members of the Lompoc City Council asked city staff to start researching alternatives to contracting with Santa Barbara County for animal services after they got a glimpse of expected cost increases. for this service. “What is the law for us to have our own pound? You get vaccinated against rabies, we issue a […]

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Suspect who shot puppy with arrow wanted: RivCo Animal Services

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA – A Chihuahua mix puppy was shot in the neck with an arrow in Desert Hot Springs on Monday, requiring emergency surgery that veterinarians say will save the pup’s life. The four-month-old female was found early Monday morning by a woman in the 15500 block of Avenida Florencita near Camino Campanero, according […]

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Rescue groups cite limits in partnership with Texas Animal Services

TEXARKANA, Texas — A Texarkana code officer says the city is working to keep a tight leash on stray dogs. Part of that effort includes working with local relief groups, Zoning Administrator Laura Puckett said. “We use Dawn Smith. There’s Christina Tutt, Midnight Run Rescue and Mimi with Muttley Crew.” However, only one rescue group […]

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Memphis Animal Services offers free adoptions May 20-22

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – As part of National Pet Rescue Day, Memphis Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees this weekend. Bounty Paper Towels covers costs for cats and dogs through a partnership with the Best Friends Animal Society network. “We are honored to join the Best Friends Animal Society to help save the lives of […]

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Wichita Falls Animal Services Waives Pet Adoption Fees

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Although Wichita Falls Animal Services officials said they tend to expect an increase in the number of animals housed at the recovery center at this time of year, the Animal Services Administrator Nicki Bacon said they are seeing higher numbers than usual. That’s why they’re waiving adoption fees this week in […]

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Animal Services warns of pet safety as temperatures rise

EL PASO, Texas – As the first 100 degree weather of the year approaches, El Paso Animal Services is reminding the community to keep their pets cool. Animal Services education coordinator Jessica Navarro said it’s during these times that pets suffer from heatstroke. She said some symptoms you can look for are gasping and excessive […]

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South Salt Lake Animal Services raises money for surgery after puppy was thrown out of car

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (ABC4) – South Salt Lake Animal Services (SSLAS) is looking to raise money for surgery after a puppy was thrown out of a car. SSLAS says the pup has two broken hind legs, two rib fractures, as well as bruises to the lungs. 117 wild horses died of flu The organization […]

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Public Safety and Animal Services make bids for $34 million from Newton SPLOST

COVINGTON, Ga. – Three Newton County public safety agencies this week presented their placement on the list of projects to be funded if voters renew the county’s SPLOST in November. On Monday, May 9, leaders from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office and Fire and Animal Services asked the county’s SPLOST Oversight Committee to recommend millions […]

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Fort Bend County Animal Services wins $50,000 grant for BIPOC-led organization

Fort Bend County Animal Services will use funds from Maddie’s Fund’s $50,000 grant to increase its presence in underserved communities; provide free or low-cost microchip and vaccine services; and to support adoption, volunteerism, community health initiatives, and educational and awareness programs. (Courtesy of Pexels) Fort Bend County Animal Services received a $50,000 grant from Maddie’s […]

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Animal Services hosts a free adoption on May 7

On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Loudoun County Animal Services will host a free “Homeward Bound” pet adoption event from noon to 6 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived for all available cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, small pets and reptiles during the event, which will take place at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 42225 Adoption Dr. […]

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County Department of Animal Services Urgently Needs Pet Foster Parents

The Miami-Dade County Department of Animal Services (Animal Services) has an urgent need for pet foster parents. Animal Services experiences an influx of animals to the shelter during the summer months, including orphaned kittens. To help with the goal of saving animal lives, Animal Services is looking for volunteers who can care for orphaned newborn […]

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Task Force Shares Suggestions Regarding Plainview Animal Services

Changes to impound fees, implementing surrender fees, changing the length of time a rescue can be held at the shelter, and changing volunteer guidelines – these are some of the suggestions shared this week with Plainview City Council regarding the operation of the local animal shelter. The council established an animal services task force in […]

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Two dogs seriously injured by built-in collars, according to Riverside Co. Animal Services

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Two dogs that were brought to Riverside County Animal Services suffered serious neck injuries and required treatment for what are commonly referred to as “embedded collars.” The ministry said the dogs’ conditions provide an opportunity to educate the public about the dangers of objects tied around animals’ necks for long periods of […]

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‘Share the love’ – kids read to kittens from El Paso Animal Services

EL PASO, Texas — Your children could read to kittens as part of a unique program about sharing love. Petco Love is on a mission to spread love and kindness. To do this, they partnered with 50 animal shelters across the country, including El Paso Animal Services. At the first event, children received a free […]

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A group of birds found by Mission Viejo Animal Services are adopted

MISSION VIEJO, CA — Thirty parakeets abandoned on a Laguna Niguel trail have been adopted, thanks to the efforts of the Mission Viejo Animal Services Center and an outpouring of community support, the city said in a statement Thursday. The parakeets were discovered by a Laguna Niguel resident on April 12 while walking his dog […]

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🌱 Urgent Need at Huntsville Animal Services + Drake State New Program

Up and over to them, Huntsville! Let’s kick off this Friday with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today, including: Huntsville Animal Services urgently needed Drake State launches new workforce program Pelfrey named deputy manager of Marshall First, today’s weather forecast: Very hot with periods of sunshine. High: 82 Low: 58. […]

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About 240 dogs adopted by Dallas Animal Services after announcing it was running out of space

Just over a week after Dallas Animal Services announced it was running out of space for medium and large dogs, about 240 of the furry friends have found their forever homes. The shelter issued an urgent appeal on April 12 for people to consider fostering or adopting a puppy to prevent the euthanasia of healthy, […]

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Chatham Co. Animal Services is proposing changes to their ordinance

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – You may not be able to tether your pet outdoors in Chatham County soon. The county animal service is proposing changes to its ordinances. Under the proposal, pet owners will be banned from using a single point of attachment. That is, using a rope with one end tied to a […]

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A fur family reunited thanks to Domestic Animal Services

Animal Services rangers and rescued kelpies. When kelpies Spud and Humphrey escaped from their backyard and washed up in a stormwater catchment pond, it was Domestic Animal Services (DAS) to the rescue. Family and friends of the dogs set out to find them, spending hours walking and driving calling out their names in the hope […]

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Animal Services organizes “Dollar Dog Days” for Easter

by: Luis Barrio Post : April 14, 2022 / 5:46 p.m. MDT Update: April 15, 2022 / 1:14 p.m. MDT EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — This Easter weekend, El Paso Animal Services will host a community-favorite adoption event, “Dollar Dog Days,” where all dog adoptions will be reduced to just $1. . The El Paso […]

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Dallas Animal Services calls for adoption as space runs out for dogs – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Animal Services says there is no more space for medium and large dogs and it urgently needs new homes for pets in need. The shelter currently cares for more than 375 dogs and plans to welcome hundreds more this week, DAS director MeLissa Webber said in a press release on Tuesday. Describing the situation […]

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Pets of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local News

According to staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption through Burke County Animal Services. Animal Services Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all the animals at the shelter to find loving fur homes. These are the animals she has chosen to highlight this week. This week’s dog of the week is Ickis. “Ickis, […]

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Recognizing Animal Services for National Animal Care Appreciation Week

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week runs April 10-16, a time to recognize the many contributions of animal service officers, shelter and office staff, and volunteers of El Dorado County. “Working and volunteering in animal services requires a strong passion for helping animals and serving others,” said Henry Brzezinski, […]

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Recognize Animal Services in El Dorado County

​ RECOGNITION OF ANIMAL SERVICES IN EL DORADO COUNTY: National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week runs April 10-16, 2022 (Placerville, CA) – National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week runs April 10-16, 2022 – a time to recognize the many contributions of Animal Services Officers, Shelter and Office staff, and County Animal Services volunteers. […]

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Animal Services says to leave cats and kittens alone | News

PASCOCOUNTY — With kitten season approaching, Pasco County Animal Services said the best way to help stray or abandoned cats and kittens is to “leave them alone.” “We appreciate the compassion of well-meaning residents who want to help the kittens by taking them to a shelter; however, mum is usually nearby and will return soon […]

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Pets of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local News

According to staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption through Burke County Animal Services. Animal Services Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all the animals at the shelter to find loving fur homes. These are the animals she has chosen to highlight this week. This week’s dog of the week is Axel. “Axel […]

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Animal Services will celebrate Earth Day with free adoptions

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – On Saturday, April 2, the city’s El Paso Animal Services reminds the community to consider adopting a shelter pet when looking for ways to help the community and the environment. Hundreds of shelter animals are currently waiting for a forever home. The department will have plenty of opportunities for the […]

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Animal Services Officers Share Helmet Camera Video Rescuing Dog Out Of LA River

A woman and her dog became trapped in the rain-swollen Los Angeles River on Monday, and while the woman was quickly brought to safety, the frightened dog broke free and waded into the rushing river, sparking an effort dramatic rescue of almost 90 minutes. CBSA The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that the woman and […]

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Pets of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local News

According to staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption through Burke County Animal Services. Animal Services Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all the animals at the shelter to find loving fur homes. These are the animals she has chosen to highlight this week. This week’s dog of the week is Almond. “Almond […]

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Protest against access to the Mesilla Valley Animal Services Center

LAS CRUCES – A group of hardworking volunteers barked a lot for animal service officials. About 20 demonstrators, made up of volunteers from the Mesilla Valley Animal Services Center, adoptive animal parents and a handful of children, disrupted the daily activities of the town hall and a monthly meeting of the Board of Directors Thursday […]

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Memphis Animal Services is in desperate need of foster/adoptive families

MAS manager Alexis Pugh said last week they needed 48 kennels for incoming dogs but only had two available. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Animal Services urgently needs foster families and adopters to open their homes to a new furry friend. MAS Director Alexis Pugh posted on Facebook that while many Memphis residents have helped, many […]

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Montgomery County Animal Services (“MCAS”) Partners with Petco Love to “Give Companions Their Best Luck” During National Pet Vaccination Month in March

CONROE, TX – MCAS is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love to give pets their best shot at healthy lives by hosting a free pet vaccine event on March 27. Petco Love has established March as “National Pet Vaccination Month” to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations and will […]

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Second Chance Animal Services performs its 65,000th sterilization operation

WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) – Second Chance Animal Services have performed their 65,000th neutering operation at the Second Chance Community Veterinary Hospital in Worcester. The surgery patient was an 11-month-old cavapoo named Jax. A local animal control officer from a nonprofit called Helping Hand Program brought Jax in. The program lends a helping hand to other […]

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Winnipeg animal services are overflowing with dogs looking for new homes – Winnipeg

Looking for a new best friend? The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Branch may be able to assist you. Leland Gordon of Animal Services says the municipal facility is filled to the brim with dogs looking for homes. “We don’t know if people have dogs during the pandemic and now they’re going back to work, […]

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Local Living: Columbia Animal Services hosting an adoption special, Keep the Midlands Beautiful hosting a shoe order and more!

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — If you’re feeling lucky ahead of St. Patrick’s Day this Thursday, Columbia Animal Services is hosting a special adoption deal this week. Discover a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, with all pet adoptions just $17 from now until this Saturday. If you want to bring home a […]

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Pet Adoptions at Winnebago County Animal Services |

ROCKFORD — As recently as 2017, less than half of all animals that entered Winnebago County animal services left the shelter alive. Each following year, the percentage of animals alive increased from 39% in 2017 to 50%, 66%, 70% and 84% in 2021, reports the Rockford Register Star. The improvement in numbers is no accident. […]

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Animal Services Needs Dog Homes Available | Community

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) must find homes for the dogs available at the shelter. Recently, the number of dog adoptions at OCAS has decreased. OCAS staff report an increase in the length of time dogs stay at the shelter and the number of dogs is increasing. The Animal Services facility has many wonderful dogs […]

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Coyote attacks woman’s dog in Bedford, animal services warn it’s breeding season – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

BEDFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Bedford Animal Services said a woman told them a coyote attacked her dog near Bedford Road, south of SH 183. Additionally, there was a case of a close encounter between a coyote and a resident walking his dog one mile from where the animal was attacked. READ MORE: I-Team Investigates Rise […]

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Cumberland County Animal Services saves over 70% of animals in 2021

Cumberland County Animal Services announced that it has made significant progress in helping animals in Cumberland County over the past decade. In 2012, ten years ago, the shelter was only able to save 10% of cats and 44% of dogs entering the facility. In 2021, the department rescued over 60% of cats and 84% of […]

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Mesa County Animal Services helps reduce neutering costs at local veterinarians

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – Mesa County Animal Services is working with eleven participating local veterinarians to provide spaying and neutering vouchers to pet owners. This is thanks to a generous grant from the Animal Assistance Foundation and will reduce costs to $25 per animal. The only requirement is proof of current rabies vaccination. The […]

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Help me ! Huntsville Animal Services celebrates International Day of the Rescue Cat

Published on February 25, 2022 Huntsville residents in need of a whiskered, purring companion are urged to bring home a cat or kitten from Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) in honor of International Rescue Cat Day. Observed annually on March 2, International Rescue Cat Day is designed to raise awareness of homeless cats and kittens and […]

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Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center Board of Directors to Improve Shelter with More Staff and Better Compensation for Directors

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – The Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center (SVASC) is having staffing issues, it has been a problem for years. On Friday February 25, during a meeting in Verona, the shelter’s board of directors shared its improvement plan. Animal advocates are happy to see things moving in the right direction. The plan […]

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Orange County NC Animal Services is running out of dog food for its pet food assistance pantry

Wednesday, The Orange County NC Animal Services department posted on Facebook that it was seeking donations of pet food, especially dog ​​food, for its Pet Food Assistance Pantry. The goal of the Pet Food Assistance Program is to help provide pet food to Orange County residents struggling to cover financial costs due to lost income […]

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SRC Animal Services welcomes a large number of dogs, needs your help

The shelter actively works with rescues across the United States to find placement for as many dogs as possible and through the Santa Rosa County Fair Association, they use the Agriplex exhibit hall as a staging area for over 70 dogs. from the particular case. Residents cannot visit the Agriplex to watch the dogs; at […]