Animal welfare

“The majority of buyers don’t want to know too much”

Since Red Tractor’s inception in 2000, it has been adopted by all major UK retailers and caterers, as well as many top local brands. A total of 46,000 farmers are Red Tractor certified, with market penetration representing 82% of UK beef grades, 65% lamp, 95% pork, 95% chicken, 80% turkey, 70% duck and 98% dairy […]

Animal services

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 […]

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Fargo animal shelter struggles to find pet homes, hopes to avoid euthanasia – InForum

FARGO – Close your collection of tea cups and get out of your La-Z-Boy, folks. Ninja is in the house. He’s got 60 pounds of bulldozer and crowd personality, all wrapped up in a muscular pit lab body finished with a nice lumpy head on one end and a whiplash tail that could hit Sheetrock […]

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A dog is for life, not just for Covid – Limerick Animal Welfare reflects on ‘difficult’ year

THE BIGGEST challenges facing Limerick Animal Welfare (LAW) in 2021 were “the huge increase in the number of unwanted kittens and puppies in need of shelter”. Marion Fitzgibbon, manager, said they saw a surge in the number of unwanted home-seeking puppies and dogs in the second half of the year when “people started to go […]

Animal welfare

Tulsa Animal Welfare reopens after closing its door for almost 2 months

Animal welfare staff said it had been two long months. “It’s always difficult for us when we have to close our doors,” said Kristin Barney, Tulsa Animal Welfare. Now, they’re ready to see their furry friends find their forever homes. “Nothing feels better than opening doors and helping them find loving homes,” Barney said. Two […]

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Waynesboro Examines Proposals From Potential Owners For An Animal Shelter

Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2022, 5:28 p.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on itunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] By Rebecca J. BarnabiFor Augusta Free Press (© Kristina Blokhin – stock.adobe.com) LYNDHURST – In the fall, the […]

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Fans Encourage Everyone to Donate to Local Animal Rescue for White’s Birthday || #BettyWhiteChallenge

Estimated reading time 1 minutes File / Best Friends Animal Society Fans of the late Betty White have started a movement to encourage everyone to donate to their local animal rescue in what would have been White’s 100th birthday. “On Betty White’s 100th birthday, January 17th, everyone should choose a local shelter or animal shelter […]

Animal services

Council considers creation of animal services committee

The San Marcos City Council approved the expansion of powers and duties relating to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee at the first regular meeting in 2022. The approval comes after the committee recommended revisions to the board, which included a more active role in supporting the animal shelter and its leadership team. During the discussion, […]