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Fort Bend County Animal Shelter is in desperate need of foster families and adoptions

NEWS FROM KATY MAGAZINE March 14, 2022 By Natalie Cook-Clark Fort Bend County Pet Services reports a high number of dogs staying in their shelter for a long time. They desperately need foster families and families looking to adopt. Photos courtesy of Fort Bend County Animal Shelter Fort Bend County shelter reaches critical capacity Fort […]

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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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Public Safety, Animal Welfare Groups Dominate Supervisors’ Agenda | Local News

WISE — Presentations from emergency service agencies and animal welfare groups caught the attention of the Wise County Board of Supervisors on Thursday. The Wise County Fire and Rescue Association and representatives from seven animal rescue and care groups, collective and individual, have all asked supervisors to consider funding increases for their respective safety and […]

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Community Feature: Tri County Animal Rescue

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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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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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Wake County Animal Shelter Needs People To Adopt Dogs :: WRAL.com

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL Sr Multiplatform Producer. Raleigh, North Carolina – Unlike other county animal shelters in the state, especially those in rural areas, the Wake County Animal Center has not had to euthanize an animal since 2016. But that could change if adopters don’t help. The shelter, located at 820 Beacon Lake Drive in […]

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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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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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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 […]

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

Support local journalism Your subscription makes our reports possible. {{featured_button_text}} His foster family says, “Pearl is a sweet older cat who would love a quiet home. She is very shy. She prefers her own room or space and will need time before she is comfortable enough to venture outside. She seeks affection and likes to […]

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Kern County Animal Services dedicates staff to enforcing illegal breeding in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Effective March 1, a Kern County ordinance that makes it illegal to operate a pet store raising puppies or kittens without a license will be much more enforced. Kern County Animal Services announced in a social media post that beginning in March, they will be assigning a staff member to enforce […]

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Sumter County Animal Services offers 10 great reasons to foster a dog or cat

Sumter County Animal Services offers you 10 good reasons to welcome a dog or a cat: 1. Foster homes groom a pet so adopters see the animal in a more relaxed state. Some animals are too excited or too shy when they are in the kennel. 2. Adopting a pet can be fun and good […]

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

Support local journalism Your subscription makes our reports possible. {{featured_button_text}} His foster family says, “Pearl is a sweet older cat who would love a quiet home. She is very shy. She prefers her own room or space and will need time before she is comfortable enough to venture outside. She seeks affection and likes to […]

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‘A beautiful thing’ | Locals donate to animal rescue groups and shelters during ‘Betty White Challenge’ – Times-Standard

Actress Betty White died on December 31, just weeks shy of her long-awaited 100th birthday. In honor of her centenary, people around the world came together on January 17 to participate in the “Betty White Challenge”, a call for donations to shelters and animal rescue groups in memory of what would have been the birthday […]

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‘A beautiful thing’ | Locals donate to animal rescue groups and shelters during ‘Betty White Challenge’ – Times-Standard

Actress Betty White died on December 31, just weeks shy of her long-awaited 100th birthday. In honor of her centenary, people around the world came together on January 17 to participate in the “Betty White Challenge”, a call for donations to shelters and animal rescue groups in memory of what would have been the birthday […]

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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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Pasco Animal Services Receives National Recognition

NEW PORT RICHEY — Members of the Pasco County Animal Services team had their moment in the spotlight last month when they were congratulated on being selected as the 2021 Outstanding Agency of the Year by the National Animal Protection and Control Agency. The award recognized the team for “outstandingly maintaining an animal rescue rate […]

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Shelter manager to lead group of state animal shelters | Local News

The executive director of the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Stacie Haynes, has been elected president of the New York State Animal Protection Federation. Haynes has served on the NYSAPF Board of Directors since 2019 and looks forward to her term as President. “I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity to […]

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Placement being finalized for wolfdogs held at OC Animal Services | Community

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has potentially found a suitable shelter for some of the wolfdogs housed at the shelter. Placement for these animals is still being finalized and there are still wolfdogs at the shelter that need proper placement options. Since these animals arrived at the shelter in July and August 2021, OCAS has […]

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

Support local journalism Your subscription makes our reports possible. {{featured_button_text}} “The guy was sponsored, which means there are no adoption fees to adopt this nice, handsome guy. He’s up to date on all vaccines, flea control, worming, and he already has been neutered. Please come meet Dude today! In addition to this week’s pets, many […]

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Winnebago County Animal Services Hosts Discounted “New Years, New Best Friend” Adoption Event

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS) invites all interested adopters to start their new year with a new friend! On Friday, January 21 and Saturday, January 22, WCAS is offering discounted adoptions for dogs that have been in their facility since before the New Year. These selected dogs will be available for […]

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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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Grand County officials are investigating 2 “important animal welfare” incidents this week

GREATER COUNTY, Colorado – The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two “significant” animal welfare incidents this week, one involving dogs and one involving horses. On Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office received advice regarding possible animal neglect at a house in the Gore Pass subdivision in unincorporated Grand County. MPs, along with animal control officers, […]

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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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Burlington County Animal Shelter waives adoption fees for January – Trentonian

WESTAMPTON – Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging residents to celebrate the New Year by adopting a new companion from the county animal shelter. The shelter at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton has many adorable pets looking to start 2022 with a loving family. As an incentive, the shelter waives all adoption fees for adult dogs […]

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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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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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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Daisy is Burke County Animal Services’ Dog of the Week. Rebel is Burke County Animal Services Cat of the Week. From staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. BCAS Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all the animals in the shelter to find a furry loving home. These […]

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Nancy Bulluck – a life that sparked an animal rescue movement | News

The animal rescue world and the Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation lost a champion when Nancy Bulluck of Waynesville passed away on December 15. The story of Sarge, a German Shepherd dog, sparked a movement led by Bulluck, which resulted in the Sarge Animal Rescue Foundation. Thanks to the determination and drive of Bulluck and his […]

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Animal services and partners promote foster families and adoptions during the holidays

Source: Santa Barbara County Animal Services Santa Barbara County Animal Services, Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) and Urgently Needed Shelter Rabbits (BUNS) will be holding a welcome promotion for the holidays from Saturday, December 18, 2021 to the Monday 3 January 2022. During Home for the Holidays, participating organizations want to engage the community to […]

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Plano’s animal services department faces new challenges

The Plano Animal Services department welcomed nearly 2,900 dogs during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. (Erick Pirayesh / Community Impact Journal) The Plano Animal Services department welcomes thousands of animals each year through pounds, owner discounts, disease prevention, shelter transfers and wild animal rescue. The department serves an area of ​​72 square miles that constitutes Plano. […]

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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Dude is the dog of the week this week. Starbucks is the Cat of the Week this week. From staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. BCAS Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter to find fur loving homes. These are the […]

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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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Manatee Agrees to Own Bishop Animal Shelter in Bradenton

Bradenton Starting early next year, Manatee County will begin operating the Bishop Animal Shelter with a donation agreement valued at approximately $ 18 million. Manatee County officials officially accepted the donation from the Bishop Animal Shelter along 59th Street West on Tuesday afternoon. The Mary E. Parker Foundation first announced plans to donate the long-standing […]

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Animal Services Rescue Dozens of Neglected Puppies at Southwest Miami-Dade Residence – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) – Dozens of dogs have been rescued and brought to Miami-Dade Animal Services after being rescued from a squalid house in Miami. “They had no lighting,” said Flora Beal, Miami-Dade County Animal Services. “They were pretty much in their own feces and urine. Some of them more than others. Dogs were seen […]

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Animal Rescue League opens home for vacation app

The program tries to place pets in foster care to spend the holiday season in the warmth of a home Birdsboro, Pa .– The Animal Rescue League of Berks County has opened applications for families who may be interested in becoming short-term foster homes for the holidays so that pets can enjoy the warmth and […]

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SLO County Animal Services moves away from welcoming healthy stray cats

San Luis Obispo County Animal Services are moving away from welcoming stray cats that appear to be healthy and survive well outdoors. Eric Anderson is the director of animal services for San Luis Obispo County. He said the department has been hosting stray cats at the shelter for decades. But, Anderson said, the number of […]

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Bay County Animal Services Hosts “Caturday” Adoption Event

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – While CrossFit and cats may seem like an unlikely duo, Panama City CrossFit was able to help cats and kittens find their forever homes at an adoption event this morning. Bay County Animal Services hosted a “Caturday” adoption event to kick off their partnership with Panama City CrossFit. The idea […]

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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Cindy is this week’s Dog of the Week at Burke County Animal Services. Foggy is this week’s Cat of the Week at Burke County Animal Services. From staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. BCAS Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter […]

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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 welfare should be part of the discussion | Opinion

From: Angie Einsman Winona As a longtime animal lover who has worked closely with shelters and rescues in Florida and Minnesota, I was shocked and dismayed recently to learn that Winona County has the highest number of puppy mills in the state of Minnesota. I was also deeply disturbed to discover that Winona County does […]

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Winnebago County Animal Services wants to “empty the shelter”

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – A local animal shelter makes it easier for people to add a furry friend to their family for the holidays. Winnebago County Animal Services, 4517 N Main St, hosts “Empty the Shelter” Tuesday through Saturday. It is part of the Bissell Foundation’s national “Holiday Hope” event, which takes place across the […]

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Bulloch Co Animal Shelter “All they want for Christmas is YOU!” »Adoption event on December 11

The Bulloch County Animal Shelter is having an adoption event, “All They Want For Christmas Is YOU!”, This Saturday, December 11, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Adoption fees will be waived during the event. All available adoptable animals will be sterilized and given microchip and vaccines, including rabies. Microchips will be available for pets […]

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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Thanos is a 2 year old dog ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Paws is a 2 year old cat ready to be adopted by Burke County Animal Services. Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. Animal shelter technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals […]

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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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Burlington County Animal Shelter’s Barn Cat Program Connects Farms and Other Businesses with “Working Cats” – Trentonian

MOORESTOWN – Walk through the agricultural hub of Burlington County and you’ll see lots of sheep and tractors and other sights and sounds typical of a working farm. Don’t look for mice. Charlene Carlisle hasn’t spotted one for some time. Charlene and her husband Ken are longtime sharecroppers at the Farming Center, where they raise […]

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Animal shelter closed | New

Testimony reveals the disappearance of more than 40 dogs After allegations of animal abuse and indicted testimony in Wayne County Courthouse, a judge ordered the Wayne County Animal Rescue shut down within 30 days and charged a man with animal cruelty. Judge Ralph Smith has ordered the remaining animals in WCAR’s care to be transferred […]

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

Diesel is a 3 year old male ready for adoption. Garfield is a 1 year old male ready for adoption. Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. Elizabeth Guffey, Animal Services Coordinator at BCAS, wants all of the animals in the shelter to find fur loving homes. These are […]

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

Cashew is a 1-2 year old lab mix ready for adoption. Shadow is a 10 month old short haired cat ready for adoption. Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. Animal shelter technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter to find a furry loving home. […]

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Orange County Animal Services Promotes Adoption and Announces Pre-Holiday Sleepover Program

November 18, 2021 Orange County Animal ServicesMedia contact: [email protected] Orange County, Florida – One week away from Thanksgiving, Orange County Animal Services is taking the opportunity to pull the chords and remind the community of the 147 dogs and 156 cats currently available at the shelter. “For some, the holidays can be a time of […]

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Orange County Animal Services reports the best year ever for live releases. This is what it means

ORLANDO, Florida. – Orange County Animal Services announced its highest live release rate in its 52-year history on Wednesday. According to OCAS, a “live release rate” is a measure commonly used among shelter systems that divides the number of live results – combining adoptions, rescues, relocations, owner recoveries and trap-neutral return statistics – total results. […]

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‘Animals are not a commodity’: County set to approve new animal welfare policies | Horry County

Horry County Council members on Tuesday signaled their support for a major overhaul of the county’s animal welfare laws. The proposed policies, which only need one more favorable vote to become law, would ban puppy mills and outline the basic care that must be provided to pets. “I got extremely important support for the ordinance […]

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Beginning of renovations at the regional animal shelter

Starting next week, construction of the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter will begin. The $ 240,047.55 renovations will make much-needed improvements to the shelter that will improve the health, safety and viability of rescued pets, shelter staff, volunteers and potential adopters. In order to begin the renovations, the kennel space had to be cleared. SMRAS’s […]

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Humans can ‘strut’ on Saturday to help raise awareness of animal rescue | News, Sports, Jobs

Strutt Your Mutt Saturday to help raise awareness with animal rescue and shelter organizations. October 21, 2021. Courtesy of the Best Friends Animal Society The Best Friends Animal Society’s annual Strut Your Mutt is back with a virtual fundraiser that allows animal lovers across the country to raise funds for their favorite local shelter, rescue […]

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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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Utahns and Salt Lake County Animal Services Help Animals Ravaged by Hurricane Ida in New Orleans

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utahns are helping in Louisiana the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Ida. Salt Lake County Animal Services (SLCoAS) traveled to New Orleans to answer animal control calls, provide care for shelter animals, and help reunite lost animals with their owners. “Salt Lake County is honored to help the […]

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Saratoga County Animal Shelter Hosts “Missing Dog Adoption Day”

BALLSTON SPA, NY (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Animal Shelter hosted its “Missing Dog Adoption Day,” on Saturday, promoting rescues in an attempt to find forever homes for their 21 dogs. Pet Connection with Steve Caporizzo “I’m thrilled,” said Mary Pecunia, who adopted a 12-year-old husky at the event after having an immediate connection, “Instant. […]

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Animal Services Poster Campaign | Orlando Political Observer (Orlando Politics)

For immediate release Help longtime shelter residents Cano and Davey find homes forever Orange County, Florida – Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has reserved space on two Interstate 4 billboards for the month of October to highlight important messages about reporting animal cruelty and the need for parents host, as well as highlighting two specific […]

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Orange County Animal Services orders 2 billboards on I-4 to help animals find forever homes

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida. – Orange County Animal Services has reserved space on two Interstate 4 billboards for the month of October to highlight important messages regarding animal cruelty reporting and the need for parents to Home. But they also highlight two specific dogs who have now spent months at the shelter. [TRENDING: Video shows confrontation […]

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Help longtime shelter residents Cano and Davey find homes forever

06 October 2021 Orange County Animal ServicesMedia contact: [email protected] Orange County, Florida – Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has reserved space on two Interstate 4 billboards for the month of October to highlight important messages about reporting animal cruelty and the need for parents host, as well as highlighting two specific dogs that have now […]

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Plans advance for new Nash County animal shelter | Local News

Plans are underway for the new Nash County Animal Shelter, which will more than double the capacity of the current shelter. “The Nash County Board of Commissioners knows people are more passionate about pets than ever before,” said Nash County Board of Directors Chairman Robbie Davis. “We realize that our current shelter is inadequate, and […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Woodland City Council seeks to renegotiate million dollar animal services contract – Daily Democrat

Million dollar draft contract for animal control services led members of Woodland City Council to question the validity of the contract’s service cost allocation on Woodland as opposed to other municipalities County. “Our community south of us has 10,000 more people than us and they pay less than a third of what we pay,” Mayor […]

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Eagle County Animal Services sees increase in abandoned animals

Over the past six months, Eagle County Animal Services has found a random assortment of abandoned animals, including this rabbit.Eagle County Animal Services / Courtesy Photo Over the past six months, Eagle County Animal Services has seen a significant increase in the number of abandoned animals found in the county. “They have all been found […]

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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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New, State-of-the-Art San Martin Animal Shelter Described as ‘Best Facility in the Country’ – NBC Bay Area

The Santa Clara County Animal Shelter in San Martin opened in February and this month is the first time they’ve participated in Clear the Shelters. The 37,000 square foot facility is described as an extreme upgrade, with state-of-the-art dog dormitories, large play areas, and places to interact with your new pet. “We put a lot […]

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California Club Helps Animal Rescue Group With Communication Support

09/13/2021 El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club (EDCARC) provided radio communication support for small and large animal rescue efforts during the Caldor’s fire. Members of the South County Large Animal Rescue (SCLAR) group, El Dorado County Animal Services, and other volunteers responded as needed. Many EDCARC volunteers are also members of the Club Watch neighborhood […]

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“Barkyard Parties” to celebrate pets and animal rescue, raise funds for the Blue Ridge Humane Society

Blue Ridge Humane Society invites everyone to celebrate the love of animals and support improving the quality of life for pets in Henderson County with the 2021 Barkyard Parties. Barkyard Parties are individualized celebrations of animal rescue, adoption and welfare programs that raise awareness and raise funds for the Blue Ridge Humane Society. Events and […]

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Humane PA and Animal Rescue League team up to fight deadly canine parvo virus

Photo courtesy of Humane Pennsylvania. Humane Pennsylvania and The Berks County Animal Rescue League have teamed up to provide a series of fee-based vaccination clinics as part of Humane Pennsylvania’s Healthy Pets Initiative. The partnership comes after the two organizations noted an increase in the number of reported parvo cases in the city of Reading […]