Monthly Archives: August 2022

Pilots to the Rescue airlifts animals at risk of certain death to a second chance in New York

By Vanessa Murdock Click here for updates on this story Farmingdale, New York (WCBS) — Local pilots took to the skies to save the lives of our four-legged friends and raise awareness of an issue that continues to plague the country: euthanasia. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock witnessed the joy of mission when she flew with “Pilots […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Flails on the Joe Rogan Podcast

forget it devastating reviews from the video game press, the cringe-worthy digital “selfie” and the noticeable lack of legs – Mark Zuckerberg wants you to focus on the promise of the metaverse. The founder of Facebook, today Meta Platforms Inc., appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast on August 25, unintimidated by the recent mockery aimed at […]

Prairie to Peaks Offers Help With Pet Welfare Audits | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Cynthia Misner holds a kitten she bottle fed and raised. BERTHOLD — Cynthia Misner has been caring for animals for over 40 years. Berthold’s retired schoolteacher has volunteered at several Minot animal shelters and shelters, but a year ago she decided to start Prairie to Peaks Animal Assistance Foundation. […]

Meet Eebbers: Winner of the TSA’s “Cutest Canine” Contest

(Photo credit: yacobchuk/Getty Images) A TSA screening dog from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport won the organization’s “Cutest Canine” competition, reports CNN. Eebbers, an 11-year-old child Vizsla-Labrador mix, won out of 92 contestants. Over the past month, the TSA has been running a contest on various social media platforms encouraging the public to vote for their […]

Grant Aids Animal Law Clinic Animal Legal Defense Fund

A grant from the Animal Legal Defense Fund will support the groundbreaking animal advocacy program in the courtrooms of the UConn Law School Animal Rights Clinic. The grant will create new scholarships and training related to animal advocacy programs in courtrooms and expand efforts to establish similar programs in other states. It will also support […]

Beagle rescued from research puppy mill in Virginia finds home without fur

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – One of 4,000 beagles rescued from abusive conditions at a research puppy facility in Virginia found her fur forever home on Saturday. Peanut Butter is one of six beagles at the facility who have been transferred to Dane4Dogs, a local organization dedicated to ending the breeding, sale and use of dogs […]

Sick puppy found in trash can, suspect arrested – The Vacaville Reporter

A sickly French Bulldog puppy, found in a trash bag thrown into a dumpster at a Solano gas station on August 18, is receiving medical attention as the alleged attacker, a Vallejo man, was arrested this week . said an official with the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. On August 18, a gas station employee called […]

More beagles rescued from Virginia compound arrive in Delaware

The Brandywine Valley SPCA is welcoming 15 more dogs to its Georgetown campus this week, rescued last month from a Virginia breeding complex that sold the dogs for experimentation. And they’re just in time for this weekend’s Clear the Shelters National Adoption Campaign. Earlier this month, 23 beagles were brought to the BVSPCA West Chester […]

Friends of Newport Beach Animal Shelter enters final round of $3 million fundraising campaign

Holding the “Topping Off” beam at the Newport Beach Animal Sanctuary are (left to right) Sharon Esterley, FONBAS Board Member, Sandy Meadows, Newport Beach Board Member, Joy Brenner, Member Newport Beach Council, Jeff Boyles, Newport Beach Fire Chief, NBPD Lt. Joe Cartwright, Jon Lewis, Newport Beach Police Chief, Valerie Schomburg, NBPD Animal Control Supervisor (holding […]

$200,000 boost for a veterinary clinic

The regional community veterinary clinic held another successful session on Sunday with additional help from Vets for Compassion, another volunteer organization. The Regional Community Veterinary Clinic has received a $200,000 grant from the state government through the Animal Welfare Grants Program to establish Victoria’s first Regional Community Veterinary Clinic in Mount Alexander Shire. RCVC is […]

RSPCA Veterinary Clinic North Wales is experiencing a shortage of vets

An RSPCA veterinary clinic in North Wales has said it will close in 18 months if it does not start making a profit due to cost of living concerns and a shortage of vets. Clwyd and Colwyn Animal Welfare Clinic, based in Rhyl, provides veterinary/financial assistance to help the most needy animals in the area. […]

Explained Mudhol Hounds Sharp Sighted agile Desi Dog Breed who joined SPG Squad for PM Modi Security

Mudhol Hounds explained: Mudhol Hounds, a ‘desi’ (indigenous) dog breed have been inducted into the Special Protection Group (SPG) team, which provides security to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Mudhol dog, named after the ancient princely state of Mudhol, was the first Indian dog to be drafted into the army. It could also become the […]

Newton residents say city should review vicious dog ordinance – Newton Daily News

Newton residents have urged public officials to review ordinances regarding vicious dogs, with one citizen saying the code benefits the animals rather than the victims. Max Tipton, 86, of Newton, told the town council on August 1 that his wife, Kathy, had been bitten by a neighbor’s dog a few days earlier. Although he was […]

The global veterinary biomarker market size is expected to

New York, Aug. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Veterinary Biomarkers Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Animal Type, By Disease Type, By Product Type, By Application, By Insights and regional forecasts, 2022 – 2028” – For example, the measurement of a biomarker may […]

Blind Belgian Malinois ‘chunks’ beat the odds and excel at scent work – American Kennel Club

From the day it was born nearly seven years ago, Pieces has served up a master mix of surprises. First it was blindness – which was not immediately noticed – then a propensity to smell and finally a perfect psychological journey. The result? A blind Belgian Malinois puppy with a keen sense of smell and […]

Denver7 viewers donate $11,000 for veterinary care of 80 neglected horses

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The Dumb Friends League says the outlook for dozens of badly neglected horses has improved dramatically, thanks in part to generous Denver7 viewers. On July 7, 80 neglected horses were turned over to the nonprofit’s Harmony Equine Center. Some of the horses were severely emaciated, while others had difficulty walking. “Just […]

MSPCA calls for strict breeding regulations and urges public to adopt dogs

MSPCA The Malta Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (MSPCA) has again called for strict breeding regulations as it urges the public to adopt dogs instead of buying puppies from puppy mills. The statement comes after a report concluded that abandoned dogs in need of shelter and care are not rescued unless they […]

After leaving the research center, 50 beagles arrived in Midland

50 male beagles arrived at the Humane Society of Midland County last week after being released from a research center in Virginia. Last month, a federal judge ordered the release of 4,000 beagles from the Envigo Breeding and Research Center. The New York Times reported Envigo violated dozens of federal regulations. When federal officials applied […]

NOW FRESH and GO! SOLUTIONS joins forces to launch the “Give to Give Back” donation campaign to support the animals of the Regional Society for the Protection of Animals

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Petcurean, award-winning manufacturer of leading premium pet food brands GO! SOLUTIONS® and NOW FRESH®is delighted to announce the launch of a social media donation and awareness campaign – Give to give back – to collect donations for a local non-profit animal organization, The Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS), from August 15 to […]

Meet Balkiz, a bear cub in Turkey who got high on hallucinogenic honey

Placeholder while loading article actions Like a real Winnie the Pooh, a brown bear in Turkey wolfed down some honey last week. But unlike the beloved children’s book character, the little one rode as high as a kite on the sweet golden treat. The reason? It was hallucinogenic ‘crazy honey’, known in Turkish as ‘deli […]

Amazing amount of money ‘puppy breeders’ are making – as animal rights groups slam the practice

A backyard dog breeder has flaunted his wealth after selling dogs online for huge profits as animal rights groups demand a ban on the practice and call on Australians to adopt a dog of a shelter instead. The breeder, named Anthony, displays hundreds of dollars in $50 bills on a bed, before showing off in […]

Even the dog doesn’t want to hear him sing karaoke

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA – AUGUST 07: Homeward Trails Animal Rescue volunteers play with a Beagle named Bessy from the Envigo Breeding and Research Center on August 07, 2022 in Fairfax, Virginia. Homeward Trails has been working to find homes for 500 of the 4,000 Beagles recently rescued from the Cumberland, Virginia Breeding and Research Center, which […]

Animal advocate Holmes applauds IDOA action on pet stores circumventing new puppy mill regulations

AURORA – THE Illinois Department of Agriculture sent license revocation petitions to three Illinois pet stores operating in violation of the Animal Welfare Act, and State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora), sponsor of Bill 1711, commends this effort and issued the following statement: “This new state law prohibits the sale of pets from unscrupulous breeders and […]

Open House Ministries Block Party and Resource Fair Return to Vancouver After 2 Years Away

The children have cotton candy. Pets have been microchipped. People got their hair cut. And everyone was happy to come together as the Community Block Party and Open House Ministries Outreach Resource Fair returned Thursday for the first time in two years. Members of the Vancouver community began gathering around 1 p.m. in sunny August […]

US VetDogs Seeking Puppy Breeders for New Jersey Veterans

TRENTON, NJ (CBS) — There’s a push to find volunteers who are willing to train puppies in New Jersey. These puppies will eventually help people like veterans and first responders in a big way. Calling all puppy lovers. There is an urgent need for volunteer puppy raisers in the Trenton, New Jersey area. You will […]

Lymphedema in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

(Read more about lymphedema in dogs. Photo credit: wakila/Getty Images) Lymphedema in dogs causes water retention and tissue swelling. The cause of the disease is that the dog’s lymphatic system is not working properly. Sometimes the condition is also called fluid retention and tissue swelling due to lymph collection. All dogs can suffer from it. […]

Spoodles who escaped Christchurch Puppy Mill are ‘obviously malnourished’, say couple who came to their rescue

A couple who came to the rescue of puppies that escaped from a Christchurch property – where 21 spoodles were rescued from a ‘serious’ and ‘dangerous’ environment on Wednesday – said the animals were ‘obviously malnourished, filthy and putrid”. The woman behind the apparent puppy mill on Roydvale Ave, Burnside, is Rebecca MacPherson, who previously […]

Well Groomed Pets Franchise System Reports Stronger Than Expected Franchise Sales Growth

The company confirms that nine Well Groomed Pets salons have just been sold in Texas and Arizona. Salon for well-groomed pets Salon for well-groomed pets OVIEDO, Fla., Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Seeing accelerating year-over-year growth within the pet industry, The Well Groomed Franchise System (WGFS) today announced that franchise sales of its Well […]

Staff Veterinarian, rotational internship with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

13-month full-time term, located on the Camperdown campus at the School of Veterinary Science, ranked #2 in the Southern Hemisphere and #22 in the world Exciting internship opportunity to provide best practices in veterinary care Base salary HEO 5 (38 hours), $86,548 pa + 17% superannuation About the Opportunity The Staff […]

Dog Who Naps In Owner’s Face After Failing To Wake Him Wins Hearts Online

It’s not uncommon for pets to have a favorite family member, and they’re not shy about showing it off. A pup using his new owner’s face as a pillow during nap time is warming hearts online. In the video, TikTok user @greenybeany420 (real name Ave Marin) wants her new puppy Dune to wake up her […]

10 year old mixed breed dog ‘Lady’ featured on K-9 Junny’s dating site

To arrange a play date with Lady, call the BCSO Animal Care Center at 321-633-2024 Lady, a 10-year-old mixed-breed dog, was chosen as the new featured animal on K-9 Junny’s dating site, “Tender.” Lady is looking for a forever family. She loves life’s little squeaks and enjoys treats in moderation. (BCSO picture) BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA […]

Blind dog relies on ‘Hero Cat’ to guide him – Best Life

The cat-and-dog fight is so epic it’s spawned countless office debates, ruined many first dates, and launched a three-movie franchise starring the voice of Michael Clarke Duncan. But sometimes opposites attract. In a heartwarming new story, a Vermont woman has shared that her blind dog is being helped around the house by her cat. Read […]

Health officials issue toxic algae advisory for popular Idaho fishing spot

For the third time this summer, high levels of toxin-producing bacteria in water have triggered a public health advisory in Idaho, and the popular destination this time is Brownlee Reservoir along the Snake River. A press release issued Friday by Southwest District Health advised people to avoid swimming and other water activities in Hells Canyon […]

Outdoor Activities Your Dog Will Love

Dogs were originally kept as functional companions, whether guarding livestock, hunting for food, or acting as burglar alarms. Many purebred dog breeds reflect these original functions, from collies and other herding breeds to spaniels, pointers, terriers and other hunting breeds, to guard dogs such as Dobermanns and others. Over the past few centuries, humans have […]

Most of us know that xylitol is toxic to dogs, but now it’s labeled as follows

Most know that the artificial sweetener called xylitol is toxic to dogs. It’s found in sugar-free products like breath mints, chewing gum, and even peanut butter. However, it has recently been noticed that more and more products are replacing the labeling of “xylitol” with “birch sugar” Where “birch sap.” Xylitol Is Toxic to Dogs, Regardless […]

*UPDATE* Woman faces 12 animal cruelty charges after rescue of 12 other Great Danes from Lewiston residence, bringing total to 25 | Idaho

*UPDATED STORY (03/08/22)* On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant 1963 Tammany Creek Road in Lewiston that was conducted as part of an investigation into a pet hoarding matter. The warrant was executed after the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Idaho Animal Rescue Network, […]

There’s nothing to be proud of in the health of British Bulldogs

(MENAFN – The Conversation) The bulldog is a beloved British icon, according to a new study – which is in very poor condition. A recent study by the UK’s Royal Veterinary College (RVC) compared the veterinary records of over 2,000 English Bulldogs to 22,000 dogs of other breeds and found that English Bulldogs were more […]

Rescued Beagle Adoptions Are Delayed Due to Unexpected Dog Medical and Social Issues

Since taking in 43 adult beagles rescued from a medical breeding facility in Virginia late last month, the Helen Woodward Animal Center has been overwhelmed with goodwill from the dog-loving public. Over 200 adoption requests poured in from California and neighboring states, over $24,000 in donations were made for the care of the beagles and […]