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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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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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Bunbury Animal Rescue Rehome Care Incorporated Celebrates Third Anniversary | Bunbury Mail

One of Bunbury’s largest pet rescues celebrated three years of rescuing, fostering and adopting dogs in the South West this month. Bunbury Animal Rescue Rehome Care Incorporated, commonly referred to as BARRC, recently welcomed 400and dog, Shadow to help commemorate his birthday. A non-profit organization focused on educating the public about animal welfare as well […]

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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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Maine’s animal welfare and protection laws again rank first in the nation

For the second year in a row, Maine has been ranked the top state in animal welfare and protection laws, according to a report by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. The fund’s year-end ranking report is organized into three tiers: top, middle, and bottom, and determines the effectiveness of animal welfare legislation in each state. […]

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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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Be aware of your dog’s limits: Glenfield Road Animal Shelter Animal Welfare Supervisor | The Daily Advertiser

news, local news, A Wagga woman whose beloved dog was attacked by an off-leash stray at Lake Albert has called on owners to keep their pets on a tight leash. Holly Newman was walking her Labrador-Kelpie cross on a leash last month when he was attacked by an “aggressive, adult” dog. Fortunately, neither Miss Newman […]

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The San Diego Humane Society is an animal service provider for 14 cities in the county

You find a stray animal. You’re worried about your neighbor’s dog barking. You must report an alleged case of cruelty or neglect. Or maybe you find an injured wild animal on your property. where do you turn to? For most of San Diego County, the answer is: San Diego Humane Society (SDHS). The organization is […]

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Animal welfare organization confiscates 11 puppies whose tails were recently docked in Gugulethu

Eleven puppies had their tails tied up with rubber bands. Thirteen boerboels were confiscated from a backyard breeder Gugulethu. Eleven newborn puppies had their tails recently docked with rubber bands. Police said they were investigating a case of animal cruelty. The Animal Welfare Society of South Africa (AWS) confiscated a pair of boerboels and their […]

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Animals in distress? Mississauga Animal Services to the Rescue – City of Mississauga

Raccoons, skunks, coyotes, beavers, snapping turtles, swans are just a few examples of the type of wildlife that call Mississauga home. Mississauga Animal Services is a dedicated team of professionals dedicated to helping animals in need. As essential workers, they are available 24/7 to respond to animal-related concerns – from wildlife to pets. In […]

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Dallas Animal Services urges people to foster and adopt pets as winter storm creates capacity issues

As the people of Dallas continue to take shelter from freezing temperatures, its furry inhabitants must also be kept warm. Noting that its facilities are increasingly overcrowded, Dallas Animal Services on Friday encouraged pet owners to bring their animals indoors — and urged people to consider fostering or adopting from the shelter. “The ice and […]

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Goulburn Animal Sanctuary: These guys will make the ulti-mutt companions | Goulburn post

news, local news, pets, animal shelter, dogs, cats, pet adoption Do you have room in your home and your heart for a four-legged friend? Goulburn Mulwaree Animal Shelter currently has a group of dogs and cats available for adoption after two busy years. Read more: Back on the agenda: New council to discuss the future […]

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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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Strained by staff shortages, Dallas Animal Services will temporarily close on Thursday – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – City of Dallas officials announced Friday, Jan. 21, that Dallas Animal Services will temporarily close on Thursdays due to staffing issues. Officials said the temporary closure was necessary due to both the nationwide labor shortage and the increase in COVID-19 cases among their staff members. They hope the extra day “will allow […]

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Brampton Animal Services helps pet owners in need with Emergency Pet Food Pantry

By Ryan Rumbolt Published on January 17, 2022 at 9:18 am Brampton pet owners in need can get a helping hand from Brampton Animal Services’ Emergency Pet Pantry. The Emergency Pet Food Pantry program aims to help pet owners with between a week and a month of pet supplies at a time, depending on demand […]

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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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Animal Services Manager – Corridor News

Staff reports SAN MARCOS – The City of San Marcos will host a meet and greet to introduce the Director of Animal Services finalists. The event will take place on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the San Marcos Rec Hall, 170 Charles Austin Drive, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Community members are welcome to […]

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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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🌱 Columbia Animal Services Special Holiday + SC Tourism Rebond

Hey, neighbors! It’s me again, Sean Peek, your Columbia Daily host. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Sun and some clouds. High: 68 Low: 50. Here are the top 3 stories from Colombia today: Fancy adopting a four-legged friend this winter? Columbia Animal Services is running a special “Home for the Holidays” […]

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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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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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Calgary Rescue Cat Featured on Calendar to Support Animal Rescue Groups – Calgary

A Calgary rescue cat named Molly helps support animal rescue groups across Canada. A photo of Molly with a dramatic mountain background features on the cover of Pet Valu’s 2022 calendar. Proceeds from sales at the pet chain’s stores across the country will go to Canadian animal rescue groups. Read more: Calgary refugee’s thrift store […]

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Animal welfare laws revised by authorities after recent protests

FAIRFIELD, CT – Advocates are working with state and local authorities to improve animal welfare protection in Fairfield amid concerns about a pet’s living conditions in town. In recent weeks, protesters have rallied outside Bailey the dog’s home after authorities were contacted about the animal living outside on a property in the 200 block of […]

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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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Scottish Animal Rescue Receives $ 118,000 Cryptocurrency Donation

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home celebrates the largest known cryptocurrency donation in Scottish history. The Home received 26 Ethereum (around $ 118,000 or GBP 87,000) from Pawthereum, a community-run charitable cryptocurrency project focused on supporting animal welfare organizations and being a digital animal advocate in the need. The donation was made to fund Home’s pet […]

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As restrictions ease, Parksville animal rescue fills with pets – Vancouver Island Free Daily

A Parksville animal rescue that was recently inundated with abandoned animals fears this is just the beginning. Leah Moore, founder of Flying Fur Animal Rescue and Refuge (FFARR), said she has nearly 90 animals in her care, about double the number from previous years. “Normally it slows down at this time of year. It’s usually […]

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State issues distemper warning after animal rescue closes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – State officials from the Colorado Department of Agriculture are warning new pet owners in Colorado Springs to check their animals for distemper. The announcement comes after regulators in the Department’s Pet Care and Facilities Act (PACFA) section revoked the license of New Home Rescue, Incorporated on East Bijou Street. Nick Fisher, […]

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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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LA Animal Services gives tips on keeping pets safe on Halloween – NBC Los Angeles

Officials at Los Angeles Animal Services are offering residents tips on how to keep their pets safe during Halloween celebrations. “For some pets … this night can be a nightmare because the sweet treats and part of the Halloween decor can be dangerous and even fatal for our animal companions, and even normally sweet pets […]

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Curtis Sliwa unveils 13-point animal welfare plan – the Madison Leader Gazette

Hopeful Mayor Curtis Sliwa unveiled his animal welfare platform that will ban backyard breeders, create ‘no kill’ shelters and put feral cats to work if elected, garnering support the bigwigs of the Sopranos Dan Grimaldi, Joe Gannascoli and Robert Funaro. The 13-point plan, which Sliwa plans to unveil on Wednesday, aims to make the Big […]

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Apple Valley Animal Shelter asks pet owners not to hand over pets from September 30 until October 20

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) – The closure of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in pet adoptions at local shelters, but the forever promised homes are not happening for some pets. “Right now, we think people are going back to work now that the COVID restrictions have gone down a bit more, being […]

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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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$ 35,000 Grant for Homeless Hounds Animal Rescue Victoria | The Stawell Times-News

A Northern Grampians Shire nonprofit pet desexualization program has received a sign of support from the state government with a large grant coming up. Western Victoria Labor MP Jaala Pulford praised Homeless Hounds Animal Rescue Victoria for receiving an animal deexing grant worth $ 35,000. “We are making sure that vulnerable Victorians can access free […]

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Finalists Announced in 2021 Pet Rescue Awards

Photo: Jo Lyons Photography, Official Rescue Awards Photographer The Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal Rescue Awards are delighted to announce the 2021 finalists, highlighting the rescue groups, animal shelters and pet welfare organizations that continue to save thousands of animal lives in these hard times. The Rescue Awards are Australia’s first and only national awards […]

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Local Animal Rescue Launches Free In-House Spay / Spay Program for Community-Owned Pets | Community

Gateway Pet Guardians (GPG) recently introduced a free in-house sterilization and sterilization program for community-owned pets. Recent grants from the BISSELL Pet Foundation will help GPG reduce the pet population in the East Side Pet District – East St. Louis, Cahokia Heights, Washington Park and Fairmont City. September 21, 2021 (East St. Louis, IL) – […]

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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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Operation Ridgefield Rescue of Animals (ROAR) Honors John Katz with 2021 Community Star Award

Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) recently honored John Katz with its 2021 Community Star Award for his outstanding contributions and support. A founding member of ROAR, John continues to be a long-time volunteer and supporter of ROAR and animal welfare. It also supports several other nonprofits and community organizations that help children and adults […]

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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, […]