Monthly Archives: January 2022

Director of Animal Control: Habersham may open new shelter this year

An empty piece of land belonging to Cornelia County holds the promise of a new start for unwanted animals in Habersham County and renewed hope for those who care for them. One of Habersham’s most anticipated SPLOST projects, a new animal shelter, is in the works. The county is in the process of finding a […]

BEECCHEY: Rehabilitators at risk of contracting COVID from wildlife

Content of the article Ontario Wildlife Conservators were privileged to have Scott Weese, Head of Infection Control at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph, as our guest on January 23 at our monthly virtual meeting on COVID in wildlife. Content of the article Here’s what happens. During COVID, rehabbers have developed protocols […]

Iowa puppy mill operator has yet to pay $60,000 in state fines

Owner returned more than 500 dogs in enforcement action By Clark Kauffman – Iowa Capital Dispatch January 30, 2022 12:49 p.m., update: January 30, 2022 2:18 p.m. Detectives filed this photo taken during a visit to a Wayne County dog ​​breeder – Daniel Gingerich – as he faced state and federal penalties for dozens of […]

Retired K9 of deceased Mooresville officer Jordan Sheldon dies – WSOC TV

MOORESVILLE, NC — Retired K9 of deceased Mooresville police officer Jordan Sheldon has died, according to the organization, Sheldon’s K9s, Facebook post. Loki had been with the Mooresville Police Department from 2012 to 2017 and was assigned to Sheldon in 2015. Sheldon, a six-year veteran of the department, was shot and killed in the line […]

Puppy mill operator yet to pay $60,000 in state fines

The former Wayne County puppy mill operator, who was forced to turn over more than 500 dogs last year, has yet to pay $60,000 in fines. Last September, federal authorities sued Daniel Gingerich, owner of Maple Hill Puppies, in civil court in an attempt to shut down his rural dog operation in Iowa. This effort […]

Probable euthanasia for Orange Co wolf dogs living in shelter

A group of wolf-dog hybrids housed at the Orange County Animal Shelter since last summer still need a forever home, officials said Thursday. Animal control officials have “potentially found suitable sanctuary placement” for some of the dogs, but have not yet found suitable placement for the rest, said Tenille Fox, spokeswoman for Orange County Animal […]

Save a life – become a volunteer foster family for Loving All Animals

Rebecca O’Connor | Inland Empire Community Foundation In 2008, Linda Biggi based love all animals with a mission to be a conduit for animal welfare in the Coachella Valley. The organization sought to help shelter and rescue organizations work cooperatively to maximize programs that prevent animals from being euthanized. A decade later, the pet rescue […]

Top puppy raiser says dogs at center of SPCA neglect trial were well cared for

SPCA/PROVIDED More than 30 dogs were rescued by the SPCA. A reputable puppy breeder on trial for negligence said his dogs were well cared for and were only tied up or confined for short periods. Barbara Glover, 83, and her daughter Janine Wallace, 61, deny six counts of failing to relieve an animal’s pain or […]

Heritage Humane Society Releases 2021 Impact Report

(Courtesy of the Heritage Humane Society) WILLIAMSBURG — Heritage Protection Society (HHS) released its 2021 Impact Report. The report details data on how HHS was able to serve the community throughout the year. The open visitor center, located at 430 Waller Mill Road., is open 365 days a year and is dedicated to transitioning stray […]

Local animal shelter calls for foster volunteers in memory of Betty White

“That’s definitely where I’ve seen the greatest local need,” said Elizabeth Jefferis, Baypath’s chief executive. The recent death of White, who was deeply committed to animal welfare, sparked a nationwide movement in support of animal shelters and rescue organizations. The last surviving star of the television series “The Golden Girls” died on December 31, a […]

Could your dog have this kidney disorder?

Close up of caramel and cream shih tzu puppy Joel Hawkins/Getty Many owners choose to keep their Shih Tzu’s hair short. It makes grooming so much easier and look how cute their freshly trimmed face looks! It’s never a good thing to learn that your dog has a disease, but a diagnosis of kidney dysplasia […]

Shelter dog plays with all the squeaky toys

through: Courtney Murphy, Nexstar Multimedia Cable Job : January 25, 2022 / 11:30 a.m. EST / Update: January 25, 2022 / 11:30 a.m. EST BEDFORD COUNTY, Pennsylvania (WTAJ) – “Who let the dogs out?” took on new meaning for a Pennsylvania shelter dog who was able to break free from his kennel overnight. Bedford County […]

Armstrong County humanitarian worker helps create ‘action network’ of shelters to deal with animal hoarding

Chris O’Donnell had only been two months into his job as a state humanitarian worker for Armstrong County before realizing that none of the local relief shelters were equipped to handle a case of abuse or neglect involving large numbers of animals. A specific case she responded to on St. Patrick’s Day involving many animals […]

Letter to the Editor: Support Goldie’s Act | Winchester star

The Goldie Law was introduced in Congress to help protect dogs from puppy mills. He was named after a dog known as Golden Retriever #142 who was raised in a USDA licensed puppy mill in Iowa, where she died after months of extreme neglect. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for enforcing […]

Her spa clients have fur and four legs | Business

OWhen Vlada Markov was 9 years old, her next-door neighbor acquired a new puppy, but as a flight attendant she needed a reliable pet sitter. Markov got up and took the reins. Alumna of Mountain Pointe in 2017, Markov took that first job as a pet sitter and branched out into pet grooming as a […]

PetSmart Charities Expands Reach to Break Down Barriers to Affordable Pet Veterinary Care in Canada

Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash Millions of pets in Canada do not have access to veterinary care, especially those from underrepresented communities. As PetSmart Charities® of Canada – the nation’s leading funder of animal welfare – marks a $25 million Milestone in 23 years of giving, the Canadian charity is launching new grantmaking opportunities […]

Daily 3 Daily 4 Evening Drawing January 21, 2022 – Fox 59

Indiana COVID Update 1/21 FOX59 News / 11 hours ago Video US to distribute 400 mill. free face masks, infectious disease expert helps clear up mask confusion FOX59 News / 1 day ago Video Indiana COVID update: 3,506 hospitalizations, 137 additional deaths, 16,539 new cases FOX59 News / 2 days ago Video Entire state now […]

Michigan dog who chewed off his leg to escape neglect is given a road trip to a new shelter

bella the dog Courtesy of Best Friends Animal Society A dog from Michigan has traveled the country for a fresh start. On Tuesday, Bella the rescue dog arrived at Best Friends Animal Society‘s sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, after a four-day, 1,800-mile road trip that began in Saginaw County Animal Care and Controll, in Saginaw, Michigan. […]

Cauliflowers, Banksy and a puppy named Alfie: Thursday’s news in pictures

Cauliflowers, Banksy and a puppy named Alfie: Thursday’s news in pictures Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. google An icon of […]

Your Preparation Checklist for Getting a New Puppy

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. So, you’ve decided to get a new puppy! Whether it’s a first-time pet or an addition to the family, there are several things you need to prepare ahead of time and there is some planning involved. There are entire books written on this subject, so […]

Veterinary services are heavily impacted by Omicron, but states have not changed definitions and animals are suffering

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is calling on state and territory governments to recognize that all veterinary services are heavily impacted and to implement National Cabinet Directives, so that veterinary teams have the flexibility to manage close contact to ensure that veterinary services can continue to be provided. . “Veterinarians are highly skilled in infection […]

How much do purebred pet cats and dogs cost in Singapore?

“IT’S NOT LIKE BUYING A LOUIS VUITTON BAG” Despite growing demand, not everyone can go home with a pet. Responsible businesses screen potential customers to ensure pets only go to the best homes. “In screening, we require prospective owners to know what they want in their furry friend. They shouldn’t adopt a puppy just because […]

The Schuylkill Center is hosting “Winterfest For Wildlife” on February 5

ROXBOROUGH, PHILADELPHIA – The Schuylkill Center in Roxborough is preparing to host its annual Winterfest for Wildlife festival in early February. From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, the center – 8480 Hagys Mill Road – will host guided nature hikes, talks from clinic director Chris Strub, a wildlife-themed activity, vendor tables and […]

The VMX conference is underway, along with other vet news

A little preview of this week’s highlights. The North American Veterinary Community Meeting and Expo (VMX) in Orlando, Florida is officially underway. This week we will continue to provide coverage on hot topics in veterinary medicine as well as VMX coverage so you can stay up to date with the latest news. Here’s what to […]

Payday loan victims only have days to get the last payment

Customers who have fallen victim to unaffordable payday loans only have days to ensure they get cash back before their lender goes into administration. Cash compensation is sent to thousands of customers who have taken out loans from Money Shop, Payday Express and Payday UK customers. But watch your bank account, because if you don’t […]

Meet Rajani Shetty, the stray savior of Mangalurur – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service MANGALURU: Some heroes don’t wear a cape and some think “the left hand shouldn’t know what the right is doing”. One such noble soul is 42-year-old Rajani Shetty, who has been on a mission to rescue stray animals and unfortunate birds from hunger and danger for the past 22 years. For […]

The #BettyWhiteChallenge highlights the growth of animal philanthropy and the role of rescues

Melissa L. Caldwell, University of California, Santa Cruz Betty White’s death on December 31, 2021 has inspired countless memories and celebrations of her life and brilliant television comedy work. The actress has also always loved animals, especially dogs. She cherished animals as companions and supported efforts to improve their well-being as an actor, advocate and […]

Increase in dog thefts – this is the breed most at risk of being stolen

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier has been revealed as the most stolen dog as pet thefts have seen a huge spike in the past year. New research reveals that the number of dogs or puppies stolen from homes in 2021 has increased by around 70% compared to the previous year. The study, conducted by the insurer […]

Puppy mill owner cursed by judge after state seizes 24 dogs and ordered to pay $84,000 fine

A Michigan puppy mill owner was found in contempt of court and ordered to pay a steep fine after cursing a judge during a Zoom court hearing, just 10 months after authorities seized 24 dogs from his residence. The civil trial and forfeiture hearing regarding the complaints filed against Joe L. Horne Jr., 38, took […]

KDUZ Pet Patrol – January 14

Each week, we’ll introduce you to some of the most adorable and adoptable pets available at our partner shelters in central and southern Minnesota. Join us live at 8:20 a.m. Friday morning as we bring them to you live at 12-60 and 96-5, Classic Hits KDUZ. ************************************************** ************************************************* ******** ************************* Heart of Minnesota Animal Center […]

Freshpet: our favorite pet TikTok accounts to follow

Whether you’re here for the adorable videos or to get involved in the latest viral pet-related challenge, there’s no denying that TikTok is a great source of entertainment for pet parents. Freshpet has rounded up our favorite pet TikTok accounts that we’re sure you’ll love as much as we do! @angramus3 Mackenzie, a grumpy adventure […]

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

(Photo credit: Pham Thang/500px/Getty Images) Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome in dogs is a medical condition that involves a series of abnormal upper airway conditions that affect brachycephalic dogs. You can usually recognize brachycephalic dogs by their short noses and flat faces. Common brachycephalic breeds include pugs, chihuahuas, and pekingese dogs. If you see any signs that […]

The Ruston Cultural District is calling on all local artists for their new “Puppy Project” arts initiative – KTVE – myarklamiss.com

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Moment of Paws: How to Deal With Your Pet’s Stress and Anxiety

Starting a new year usually brings a sense of renewed hope and optimism, but our level of anxiety as we approach 2022 could reach an all-time high. Just like humans, pets can be prone to stress, anxiety, and depression. The start of the above may come from sensing, empathizing, and mirroring our own mental states. […]

Covetrus Unveils Industry’s First Veterinary Operating System | National company

PORTLAND, Maine – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 12, 2022– Covetrus® (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal health technologies and services, today announced the launch of Covetrus Pulse ™, an innovative cloud-based veterinary operating system (vOS) that connects makes veterinarians transparent to the technology they need to run their practices – freeing up more time […]

Local Animal Shelters Team Up To Offer Adoption Specials For Large Dog Breeds – NBC Los Angeles

From huskies to shepherds, burrows to mutts, animal shelters are currently inundated with dogs over 40 pounds waiting for a second chance at new life. To help find these dog homes, Best Friends Animal Society, participant in NBC4 Clear The Shelters, is partnering with more than 20 animal rescues and municipal shelters in southern and […]

World’s Most Interesting Dog Has Died Due To Health Problems

Jedi, affectionately known as “The World’s Most Interesting Dog”, has died at the age of 12. Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who are transforming into The Force. – Yoda WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, January 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – An Alaskan Malamute named Jedi, lovingly dubbed “The World’s […]

North Conway Community Center: New Years Resolutions Programs | City columns

CONWAY – Greetings from the North Conway Community Center. With the start of the new year, we are all thinking about how we can do our best in 2022. New Year’s resolutions often revolve around improving, strengthening, and growing in ourselves. This year, let’s see how we can grow and strengthen our community. Let’s set […]

Golub Capital sets new activity records in 2021

NEW YORK, January 10, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Golub Capital today announced record start-ups for the fourth quarter of 2021 and for the full year. The company has closed its doors $ 15 billion in commitments during the fourth quarter and more $ 36 billion in commitments for the whole of 2021. “2021 has […]

Dogs adopted, then dumped after COVID as workers return to office

Hugh Gent, President of Dogs Australia with his wife Elizabeth, a Labrador breeder, with Lucy, an 18 month old Labrador. Credit:James brickwood A spokesperson for the RSCPA said it had not seen an increase in the number of pandemic pets returned. A spokesperson said that while some dogs were bought by people on impulse, its […]

11 Texas retirement communities I’d love to live in

Closed Retirement Communities, Over 55 Benefits, Golf, Sports, Food: Texas has it. Any location in Texas is great for retirement! No state income tax. You can play golf and other sports all year round most of the time due to the mild weather. Find a low cost of living, a friendly, welcoming and diverse culture, […]

The support of the Pets group remains unwavering

Over the years, Antioch Friends of Animal Services has offered to pay a fee for residents to adopt pets at the Antioch Animal Shelter, but the offer rarely lasted more than a few months and not as long as the incredible ones. two years current, while helping place over 680 pets in new homes. At […]

Moment of emotion A stolen dog reunites with his family 8 years later

A dog that was stolen from its owner’s yard in the south of England in 2013 has finally been reunited with its family. Cassie the cocker spaniel wagged her tail while being hugged by her original owners in a video that Sussex Police shared online this week. And she had three of what are believed […]

6 empathetic dog breeds for emotional support

While all dogs offer endless love and companionship, some breeds are more empathetic than others. From Labradors to Golden Retrievers, there are many emotional support dog breeds that will be good at comforting you in times of stress – and understanding how you feel. “Certain breeds of dogs are particularly renowned for their emotional support […]

Ellis Park announces the return of Weiner dog racing in 2022

Ellis Park Horse Racing Track celebrates its 100th season in 2022 with the return of a fan favorite event. Live racing at Ellis Park in Henderson kicks off its 100th season in July 2022. The park has so much to offer visitors, including races, games and dining. Throughout the season, they organize several special events. […]

High Point Parks and Recreation Invites the Public to Explore Health and Fitness Offerings | Community

From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday through March 29, Allen Jay Recreation Center will also host a More Flips, More Fun gymnastics class for young gymnasts ages 5 to 12. This class will focus on fitness and strength training as students work on the floor and use the tumble track, balance beam, bars, and […]

SPCA Cuts Dog Adoption Fee To $ 30 As Kennels Fill Up

The Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is reducing the cost of adopting larger dogs due to a recent influx of dogs into its kennels, according to the organization’s Twitter Thursday. Individuals can now adopt dogs over seven months old and over 30 pounds for $ 30. Special pricing was introduced to […]

“Mudi”? Try a Toy: American Kennel Club Adds 2 Dog Breeds | Lifestyles

NEW YORK (AP) – An athletic Hungarian farm dog and small pet of old Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club’s purebred line. The club announced on Tuesday that it recognizes the Russian toy and the mudi. This means they are eligible to compete for the best in show at many […]

Puppy mill dog becomes therapy animal for Delta Regional Child Advocacy Center

DELTA COUNTY, Michigan (WJMN) – At the end of August 2020, more than 100 dogs were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Maple Ridge Township; and now one of those dogs is helping the community that saved her. The story of Blue, the one-and-a-half-year-old Australian Shepherd, is one of true resilience. From being rescued […]

Help a family in Levittown, PA mourn the loss of their beloved dog

My heart breaks for a Levittown family mourning the loss of their beloved dog, but you can help ease their pain and honor his memory, according to an obituary posted on LevittownNow. It made me cry. The Maddocks family wrote an obituary for their recently deceased 15-year-old furry best friend Chaos Anthony Maddocks and it’s […]

Local animal care advocate spends time with volunteers to help treat animals displaced from the Marshall fire

BOULDER CO. – Hundreds of families were displaced after the Marshall fire in Boulder County, and hundreds of animals lost their homes as well. Today, a local animal care advocate volunteers her time to care for dozens of animals. The morning after the Marshall Fire started, Ashley Main traveled to Boulder County to care for […]

Marilyn Janet Lewis

January 3, 2022 11:29 AM Posted: January 3, 2022 11:29 AM JANESVILLE – Marilyn Janet (Ewing) Lewis, 88, of Janesville, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by the deep love of her family on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. Remarkably, in Marilyn’s mind, she died very slowly, a few minutes after being surrounded by her […]

Available for adoption | News, Sports, Jobs

“Sebastian” “Hank” “Harmony” Sebastian is a brown / black kitten with a large white waistcoat. Born about seven months ago, this boy would love to have a new home for the New Year. Those interested can make an appointment to see him or to see one of the Lakeshore Humane Society pets by calling 716-366-1991. […]

WATCH NOW: Jo Wynn named 2021 Personality of the Year | Local news

Eighteen years ago, Jo Wynn was a 51-year-old woman with a small dog who just needed a roof over her head. With perseverance and help from community leaders, Wynn quickly found a home and a new start in Kenosha. Today, she is a champion of the underdogs in our community, from the homeless and veterans […]

Brevard Zoo welcomes emu ‘Daryll’, 29, to Lands of Change area

Daryll came to Brevard Zoo from the Palm Beach Zoo on December 21 He may not have a Napoleon Dynamite character name, but the 29-year-old Emu Daryll is now a welcome member of the emu crowd at Brevard Zoo. He joins the Emu Pedro, 27, and the Emu Lafawnduh, 10, in the Kangaroo Walkabout in […]