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County animal shelter employees care for adoptable pets

Here are just a few of the many caring staff at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter who care for homeless animals daily. From mice, guinea pigs and rabbits, to snakes and turtles, to exotic birds and the occasional chicken and horse, and the too many dogs and cats in need of homes, shelter workers provide […]

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City selects Christie Banduch as animal shelter manager – Corridor News

Staff reports Jhe city of San Marcos announces the hiring of Christie Banduch as the city’s next Animal Services Manager. Banduch has worked for the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) as the Animal Shelter Supervisor for the past two years and has served as the Acting Director of Animal Services since April 2021. Head […]

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Woman dead and another injured after dog attack at Broward County Animal Shelter

OAKLAND PARK (CBS) A dog attacked two women at a Florida animal shelter on Thursday, killing one and injuring the other, police said. CBS Miami reports the attack happened just before 11 a.m., as Broward Sheriff’s Deputies and Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to more than 100 abandoned dogs from the Florida Everglades at 345 […]

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Laredo Animal Shelter Hosts Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

A local animal shelter is using the month known for love and friendship to help the community show a little more love to the four-legged members of the community with a raffle containing lots of prizes. Laredo Animal Protective Services is holding a raffle later this month where four lucky winners can win one of […]

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The Five Freedoms of Animals: Understanding the Universal Animal Welfare Standard

Animal care and welfare has become a major concern for the general public. Based on Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF) social media activities, more and more people are sharing their views, curiosity and desire to understand how animals, pets and pets livestock should be treated and cared for. In reality, there are different ways of caring […]

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SCVNews.com | Opinion/Comment: Santa Clarita Needs a No-Kill Animal Sanctuary | Comment by Kiza Hilton

I am a passionate animal activist and believe that our local homeless animals need the safety of a no-kill animal shelter in the city of Santa Clarita. In May 2015, I prepared a broad proposal for the Santa Clarita City Council and City Manager, hoping to explore the possibility of opening a no kill shelter […]

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Give a grown dog a home, says North Durban Animal Rescue Organization

ADULT dogs are less likely to be adopted, says Neeri Naidoo, founder of Phoenix Animal Care & Treatment (PACT), as the organization embarks on its “Because I’m an adult ass” campaign. “There are 27 dogs looking for homes, but as they are adults, it is more difficult for us to place them in permanent homes,” […]

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RI Foundation awards nearly $500,000 in animal welfare grants

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Some local animal shelters are now sharing nearly half a million dollars in grants thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation. Nearly $500,000 has been awarded to dozens of animal welfare programs across the state to support a range of uses, including low-cost veterinary care for pets in low-income households, preparing animals […]

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Upstate Animal Shelters and Animal Rescue Centers

Are you looking for animal shelters near Greenville, SC, or other animal welfare and rescue organizations upstate? Maybe you’re looking to adopt a pet, or maybe you need to take care of your own pet or a stray animal that keeps coming to your home. One of the great things about our area is that […]

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Zoos and aquariums are moving to a new ‘animal welfare’ standard |

In 1980, I visited a major city zoo in the United States and found row after row of bare concrete boxes with prison-style bars occupied by animals from all over the world. The animals appeared to be in good physical condition, but many stared blankly or paced relentlessly around the edges of their tiny quarters. […]

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URSULA LANDSRATH ANIMAL RESCUE FUND AWARDS $57,000 TO ANIMAL WELFARE NON-PROFITS

The Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund and Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties announced $57,000 in grants to 24 animal rescue nonprofits across Virginia. Ursula Landsrath founded the Animal Rescue Fund of Virginia as an independent organization in 2008, doling out more than $1 million to Virginia-based animal rescue organizations before ending grantmaking […]

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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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Mass. Legislature Passes Animal Welfare Act Amendments To Alleviate Fears Over Egg Supply

A last-minute legislative deal to rewrite key sections of a voter-approved animal welfare law landed on Gov. Charlie Baker’s office on Monday, less than two weeks before the planned start of new regulations that could affect the availability of eggs and pork in Massachusetts. . After House and Senate negotiators announced a deal on Sunday […]

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Wolf basketball collects donations from animal shelters

NEWBERRY – Newberry College Athletics announced a partnership with Newberry County Animal Care and Control. At the next home basketball game (Saturday, December 18), Newberry College Athletics will be accepting donations for the shelter for the holiday season. Some of the items the shelter needs are: • Blankets, towels, beds. • Treats (cat and dog). […]

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Cork groups to share record windfall of 3.7 million euros for animal welfare

ANIMAL welfare organizations across Cork received an early Christmas present after it emerged they needed to share exceptional funding of over 3.7 million euros. In an announcement scheduled to coincide with Animal Welfare Awareness Day on Wednesday, Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue unveiled the package, which will be shared among 98 groups across the country. Over […]

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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 […]

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Animal welfare officials share tips on pet safety while on vacation

As Christmas approaches, animal welfare officials in the Rio Rancho area have given advice to pet owners to ensure the holidays are enjoyable not only for them, but also for their canine companions and felines. What if your pet were to accompany you on a long trip? Sandoval County Animal Care Associate Kelli Mortensen said […]

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Animal advocates form organization to help run Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – A group of animal rights activists in the Shenandoah Valley have formed their own organization and submitted an offer to lead the Shenandoah Valley Animal Service Center at Lyndhurst. It’s called the Augusta County Pet Project, and it formed in just three weeks in response to Waynesboro’s search for a […]

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Animal Rescue Cumbria exceeds fundraising target

An animal charity has exceeded its fundraising goal. Animal Rescue Cumbria held a fundraiser they call The Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise money to develop their shelter in 2022, their 50th anniversary. Animal Rescue Cumbria has been rescuing, rehabilitating and welcoming cats and dogs since 1972. Written on their fundraising page, it reads: “The […]

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Animal Rescue Cumbria exceeds fundraising target

An animal charity has exceeded its fundraising goal. Animal Rescue Cumbria held a fundraiser they call The Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise money to develop their shelter in 2022, their 50th anniversary. Animal Rescue Cumbria has been rescuing, rehabilitating and welcoming cats and dogs since 1972. Written on their fundraising page, it reads: “The […]

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Inside a Hillsborough animal shelter, overwhelmed by an abnormal increase in the season

TAMPA – The black kitten from Kennel # AC-57 arrived unnamed at the shelter on the last day of November, nine weeks old and weighing 2.7 pounds. The staff christened him Darwin. Smoothing in his cage, he stretched his paws through the metal slats and showed the tuft of gray on his chest. As the […]

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MYR: Virtual Reality Improves Pre-Construction Decisions On Animal Shelter Project

Subscribe â–º Subscribe here to receive investor news and press releases from MYR Group Virtual reality (VR) and building information modeling (BIM) have enabled MYR group subsidiary Sturgeon Electric to make real-time pre-construction decisions for the Riverdale Animal Shelter Project. The shelter was Sturgeon Electric’s first project to use virtual reality to visit the different […]

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Ojibwa Revive Cultural Traditions and Animal Welfare in Northern Minnesota

CASS LAKE, Minnesota (AP) – Animal neglect was such a problem on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, with basic services like spaying out of reach for many due to poverty and distance, that packs of stray dogs sometimes brought traffic to a stop on the main road. Today, stray dogs are rare. Children […]

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Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund awards $ 57,000 in grants

The Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties have awarded grants totaling $ 57,000 to 24 nonprofit animal rescue organizations across Virginia. Ursula Landsrath established the Animal Rescue Fund of Virginia as an independent organization in 2008, distributing over $ 1 million to Virginia-based animal rescue organizations […]

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Effort for animal shelters gaining momentum | The Floyd press

Members of the Floyd County Humane Society Board of Directors, Shelter Executive Committee, other volunteers and investors meet on the property in August 2021. The site of the future Floyd County Humane Society animal shelter is a blank slate off Franklin Pike, perfect for future growth and development. A portrait of Jean Jaques Pierre sits […]

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Meghan Markle’s favorite charity for rescuing ‘endangered’ animals amid ‘bullying’

Meghan Markle’s favorite charity for rescuing ‘endangered’ animals as staff fight over ‘bullying, racism, homophobia and waste of money’ Meghan’s beloved Mayhew Trust pet specialists fight for her future The London-based charity faces allegations of wasted money, lower animal care standards and even allegations of bullying, racism and homophobia The Duchess of Sussex is a […]

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Colorado Department of Agriculture Seizes License, Accuses Animal Rescue of Deliberately and Deliberately Violating PACFA Regulations | New

The Colorado Department of Agriculture and Animal Enforcement seized more than 30 animals from New Hope Rescue on November 4. Heidi Beedle The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), in conjunction with the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) and the Denver Dumb Friends League, seized more than 30 animals on November 4, suspended […]

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With animal welfare increasingly in the spotlight, attackers have nowhere to hide in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Partly because of the reach and power of social media, awareness of animal abuse issues has never been higher in Saudi Arabia, and calls have been made for increased official efforts to protect animals. Videos and photographs posted on social media have highlighted examples of abuse such as abandoned animals by the side of […]

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Animal Services Council to Meet Following New Shelter Opening

Guilford County is opening its brand new animal shelter, which comes with new optimism, new practices and a better, cleaner environment for the county’s animals. If you’d like to give advice to the Guilford County Animal Services Advisory Board at this critical juncture in the county’s animal care history, you will soon have your chance. […]

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Las Cruces City Council approves animal service center sculpture

LAS CRUCES – Public art featuring pet friends will showcase the city’s new and improved animal service center. Las Cruces City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve the installation of a sculpture to be installed in the new Mesilla Valley Animal Services Center, which is under construction. Vito Di Bari’s freestanding steel sculpture design, […]

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Huntsville Animal Services Hosts Spooktacular Adoption Campaign for Shelter Dogs

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Huntsville Animal Services is running a “spooky” adoption campaign for several shelter dogs on Monday, October 18. In association with the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC), the third annual campaign will aim to find four shelter dogs, Paco, Reno, Isabel and Casey, their forever homes. Long-time former member of Huntsville city council […]

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Britney Tennant Receives Prestigious Animal Welfare Administrator Certification | New

Britney Tennant, CEO of Cheyenne Animal Shelter Janelle Rose Photography Britney Tennant, the new CEO of Cheyenne Animal Shelter, recently obtained her Certified Animal Welfare Administrator certification through the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, an independent agency whose mission is to help train strong leaders and promote standards of practice in the animal welfare profession. […]

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‘Clear the Shelter’: Minneapolis Animal Shelter waives adoption fees – WCCO

UPDATE (6 p.m.): Minneapolis Animal Care and Control says all dogs available on Tuesday have been adopted. However, they say more dogs will be available on Wednesday, as well as more cats. The push to “clean up the shelter” will continue from 3pm to 8pm on Wednesday. MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis Animal Care and Control […]

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Lander Pet Connection Works With Police To Address Animal Welfare Gaps; Launches a business sponsorship program

(Lander, WY) – Without an in-town animal shelter or pound, the Lander Pet Connection (LPC) has worked to help stray and lost animals found in downtown Lander. The city’s contract to impound stray animals with the Wind River veterinary office ended in May. Since then, there has been no designated location for police to house […]

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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 […]

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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), […]

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Trenton Animals Rock wins contract to manage animal welfare services

After three years of working closely with Trenton Animal Control, Trenton Animals Rock, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit animal rescue organization, was awarded a contract to manage all animal welfare services for the Trenton animal shelter. “We are delighted to continue our work with the City of Trenton and the wonderful Animal Control Officers as […]

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Humane Society of the United States reports animal welfare groups praise U.S. senators for reintroducing horse slaughter bill

Wild horsesPhoto credit: BLM September 20, 2021 – Last week, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers reintroduced legislation permanently banning the slaughter of horses in the United States and ending the current export of American horses for slaughter. Sponsored by the United States Sens. Robert Menendez, DN.J., Lindsey Graham, RS.C., Sheldon Whitehouse, DR.I., and Susan […]

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Resources for animal services in Montgomery County dwindle due to pandemic

The pandemic and other challenges have strained the resources available at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. (Jishnu Nair / Community Impact Journal) Montgomery County Animal Services, which operates the county animal shelter, suspended reception services for two weeks in August due to a combination of the spread of distemper among animals and an outbreak of […]

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TEARS Animal Rescue Highlights Violence Against Animals in Low Income Communities

Through Kristin engel August 30, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Cape Town – TEARS Animal Rescue called for compassion, education and training of pet owners in low income communities to reduce violence against animals. This after an increase in cases of animal abuse and neglect, has been in the spotlight, […]