Tag Archives: animal shelter

Pet of the Week: O My Heart | Local News

Billings Gazette O My Heart is a 3 year old male Domestic Shorthair brown Tabby available for adoption through Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. He is eager to get along with everyone and is fascinated by people’s activities. He seems a little wheezy because he has a deviated septum. O My Heart is neutered and up […]

PAWS rehoms puppy mill rescue dogs in February

On February 11, 2022, PAWS traveled to Pickens, SC to provide assistance at a large-scale 166-dog puppy mill. PAWS Executive Director Beth Cline-Stroud brought 10 of these dogs back to the PAWS Animal Shelter. Since then, PAWS has been working to find homes for all of the dogs brought back, all of which were puppies. […]

Vets, shelters to help returning animals

The state government is making sure that lost pets get home faster and safer with the Pets Amendment (Reunification of Pets and Other Matters) Act 2021 passed by Parliament on Thursday 24 February. The law will allow Victorians to take a lost dog or cat to a participating veterinary clinic or registered animal shelter such […]

MSPCA at Nevins Farm Raising funds for 91 cats found in Tewksbury – NBC Boston

More than 90 cats were returned Tuesday from a home in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, in “difficult” condition after their overwhelmed owner could no longer care for them. Tewksbury Animal Control responded to the home and the cats, aged between six months and around 10 years old, were voluntarily abandoned by their owner, an MSPCA spokesperson told […]

Woman charged in UP puppy mill case breached bond by getting another dog

ROCK, MI – A woman accused of running a “horrendous” puppy mill in the Upper Peninsula was in court this week after authorities were told she breached her bond by getting a dog she owned. intention to raise. Rebecca Johnson, of Rock, was sentenced to one month in jail after being found guilty of violating […]

More than 150 dogs seized from alleged puppy mill in ‘poor conditions’ in South Carolina

Authorities have seized more than 150 dogs from an alleged “puppy mill” in Pickens County, South Carolina. The seizure comes following an investigation opened Feb. 7 after the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Animal Enforcement Unit received a complaint of animal neglect, according to a statement. Animal Enforcement deputies attended the scene – a home in […]

Woodsfield woman sentenced for cruelty to animals | News, Sports, Jobs

WOODSFIELD — Davee Ridgeway will serve time in prison after pleading guilty to three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty Monday in Monroe County Court. Ridgeway, 21, of Lickskillet Road, Woodsfield was immediately sentenced after pleading. The judge sentenced her to a year in prison with a six-month suspended sentence, which means she will […]

Animal charity Co Down are forced to close doors to dogs after a noise complaint and those in their care must leave

Assisi Animal Sanctuary was forced to stop welcoming dogs due to a noise complaint from a neighbor at their Co Down site. And the dogs they currently have on site, at least 12, need to be placed in emergency foster care. Over the past 27 years, the charity has housed over 50,000 animals. And for […]

The Outer Banks Voice – For dogs rescued from Moyock, a second chance

For dogs rescued from Moyock, a second chance By Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice on February 2, 2022 Breeder faces February 4 deadline to appeal seizure Two of the 61 rescued dogs who needed medical attention. (Currituck Animal Shelter) Tim Warren, the Moyock dog breeder who faces dozens of misdemeanor charges stemming from the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Veterinary students train to foster love

Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 12:08 p.m. Join the 100,000+ AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© Lanier – stock.adobe.com) In August, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine began welcoming dogs from […]

How to safely relocate a dog

French bulldog on the windowsill Md Ammar Alam / 500px / Getty You planned to stay with your dog for at least 12 to 15 years, but things just aren’t working out. Life is coming. Maybe a family member has developed an allergy to dogs, or your job requires you to travel often. Perhaps your […]

FOTAS hosts host family event | Local news

This Wednesday, FOTAS and the Aiken County Animal Shelter are asking the community to participate in their “Foster for the Holidays” program. The refuge will be closed at Christmas for four days. From Thursday to Sunday, dogs will have limited human interaction and time outside of their kennels. “If you live in Aiken County and […]

Former director of animal shelter hit with 2nd degree cruelty charge

According to the municipal code of Pasco, it is accompanied by a charge of serious misdemeanor. THE FORMER DIRECTOR OF TROUBLED SHELTER WILL BE IN COURT ON DEC. 14 The serious offense of 2nd degree cruelty to animals can be punished with a maximum of 364 days in jail and a fine of up to […]

City Council discusses changes with classifications of cycling facilities

The San Marcos City Council discussed the traffic plan and the plan for bicycles in the city’s transportation master plan, which would change road alignments and classifications of cycling facilities. Deputy Director of Planning and Development Services Amanda Hernandez made a presentation to council at Tuesday’s regular city plan meeting, highlighting changes to various road […]

Shop and Celebrate with Compassion this Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – This holiday season, the humanitarian society of United States invites people to celebrate in a human way – with gifts and festivities that make a difference for animals and the environment. Kitten block, President and CEO of the Humane Society of United Statessaid, “The holiday season is […]

Spain vets volunteer to an island in the Galapagos archipelago | Local News

Hundreds of dogs and cats have made their home on San Cristobal Island, alongside the iconic blue-footed boobies and sea lions of the Galapagos Archipelago. But until Dr Tom Parker arrived in early November, there was no year-round veterinary clinic for pet owners in the community, which is nearly 800 miles from the capital of […]

Community discusses mandatory sterilization of dogs and cats in Caddo parish

Parish Paws picks up animals Parish Paws picks up pets from foster families on Friday morning, November 19, 2021, in the Home Depot parking lot. Henrietta Wildsmith, Shreveport Times Baby has strayed on a train track, going man to man, deeply hoping for a place to feel at home. She was very sociable. The man […]

Charitable grant provides air conditioning and hangar for Cedar Rapids animal shelter

Dogs still able to replace inefficient window unit and maze of floor fans in a ‘cleaner, greener’ overflow building Dogs Forever, 809 Rockford Rd. SW, is a volunteer “guaranteed adoption” shelter. The outdoor play area was enlarged after the derecho damaged the shelter. This improvement and others were made through a grant from the Miccio […]

Pandemic pets in the Attleboro area find permanent homes | Stories

Puppies, kittens, and other pandemic pets seem to be everywhere these days: your Facebook feed, neighborhood streets, dog parks, vet offices, and local businesses. It may seem like everyone you know adopted or bought a pet during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. While this might be an exaggeration, the increase in the number of […]

Two months left to save the kittens by donating to Scruffy Paws

A Rhode Island organization with an inspiring mission is facing a crisis and needs help from the community. Tabby kitten. Getty Images. Scruffy Paws Animal Rescue, a Rhode Island Monthly Winner of the 2021 Best of Rhode Island for Animal Rescue Organization, provides abandoned, unwanted and stray animals with food, shelter, veterinary care and the […]

Kentucky city seeks to ban use of puppy mills

Elizabethtown City Council has passed an ordinance regarding the sale of dogs and cats in puppy mills. ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – Elizabethtown has passed an ordinance respecting the sale of dogs and cats. City Councilor Julia Springsteen said she was the first city in the state to make it a criminal offense to sell and buy […]

Marshmallow Animal Shelter Needs Foster Homes, Volunteers

“We saw a pretty large influx of animals and a constant inflow,” says shelter manager Cassi Ohman. “We’ve been a lot busier lately.” As an example, Ohman said, they’ve had five wild pregnant pussies this year, while in years past they’ve seen maybe one or two at most. She attributes at least part of this […]

Zagreb cat shelter promised by Mayor Tomislav Tomašević

October 9, 2021 – The Zagreb Cat Shelter Project is part of the necessary strategic documents of the City and is on the list of initial projects from 2021 to 2027. The mayor of Zagreb, Tomislav TomaÅ¡ević, announced the construction of a cat shelter during a visit to the Zagreb shelter for neglected animals. There, […]

City council unanimously approves puppy mill law

Helen Camlakides, owner of Sportsman’s Kennels in Manorville, addressed city council on Tuesday. (Credit: Tim Gannon) Riverhead City Council on Tuesday approved a law banning the sale of commercially farmed dogs, cats and rabbits, completing an effort to curb what some residents have called “inhumane” and “cruel” practice. The law aims to break the “puppy […]

Laguna Beach Beats Feet + Food Aid for South OC + Fire Grads

Go up, Laguna Beach! It’s the weekend! and we’re sharing everything you need to know in town today. First, the weather forecast for Saturday: Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 81 Low: 67. Saturday’s high tide is expected at 8:11 a.m. at 4.27 feet. Low tide will be at 1:26 p.m. at 2.3 feet. Sunrise is […]

The director of the shelter denounces the cruelty of the “puppy mills”

September 30 — September is National Puppy Mill Awareness Month and the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants people to “step up” before buying a new dog. “A lot of people don’t know that puppy mills aren’t illegal in New York State,” Susquehanna SPCA executive director Stacie Haynes said Wednesday. People […]

director of the shelter denounces the cruelty of the “puppy mills” | Local News

September is National Puppy Mill Awareness Month, and the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants people to “get their feet wet” before buying a new dog. “A lot of people don’t know that puppy mills aren’t illegal in New York State,” Susquehanna SPCA executive director Stacie Haynes said Wednesday. People can […]

SQSPCA Announces “Fall of Puppy Mills” Information Event | WIVT

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 / 10:07 AM EDT / Update: Sep 29, 2021 / 10:11 AM EDT From the Susquehanna SPCA: As the season changes from summer to fall, the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SQSPCA) is calling on the public to help educate consumers and lobby for changes that will […]

Woman left dogs in woods, abandoned puppy at vet, cops say

A Galloway woman has been charged by police in three towns after Galloway police found several dogs tied to a tree in the woods. Galloway Police said they received a call on September 16 regarding five adult German Shepherds / Belgian Malinois dogs tied to a tree and left in a kennel without water or […]

Animal shelters adapt to ‘the new normal’ | Local News

FRYEBURG, Maine – At the start of the pandemic, Harvest Hills Animal Shelter adopted a new way of adopting pets by requiring all prospective adopters to make an appointment. They always demand that, according to longtime executive director Joan McBurnie, as they’ve found when people make appointments they’re more likely to return home with a […]

Horse Shelter fundraiser aims to help pay the hay bill | Paws

The drought has increased The Horse Shelter’s cost of hay by 21% this year, and with the shelter close to capacity with 78 horses and an annual food bill of $ 120,000, the goal of a fundraiser and of an auction is to bring in $ 50,000. The online auction runs until 5 p.m. Sunday. […]

SQSPCA announces the formation of the Helping Paws Society | WIVT

From the Susquehanna SPCA: Still in festive mode after moving to a state-of-the-art animal shelter in mid-July, the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SQSPCA) is already looking to the future. In order to meet the growing need for SQSPCA services and continue to cover ever-increasing recurring costs, SQSPCA officials announced the […]

See dogs one year after 217 rescued from ‘horrible’ puppy mill UP

DELTA COUNTY, MI – It has been a year since more than 200 dogs – including unborn puppies – were rescued from a “horrible” Upper Peninsula puppy mill, and the animal shelter that cared for them n did not miss the opportunity to register with their eternal families to commemorate the anniversary. Find before photos […]

KDUZ Custom Stone Interiors Pet Patrol

Each week, we’ll bring you some of the most adorable and adoptable pets available at our partner shelters in central and southern Minnesota. Join us live at 8:20 am on Friday mornings as we bring them to you live on the all new 1260 and 965, Classic Hits KDUZ, presented weekly by Custom Stone Interiors […]

Should I have a puppy, kitten, or older dog or cat?

I finally felt mature enough to have my own cat about two years ago. The hunt for my future feline started as most people do: by going through the kitten lists at my local shelter. By default, I started looking at kittens because I felt like it was the right thing to do – plus […]

Summer shindig and wagging tail

GREENVILLE – Remember the iconic 2000s chorus Baha Men classic— “Who let the dogs out? “ The Darke County Animal Shelter will be doing just that – and more – in their upcoming summer shindig for everyone, on two and four legs, with smiley faces and waving tails. Get off at the Shelter, located at […]

New Bedford Police recover dog, charge two people with animal cruelty

We told you yesterday about what appeared to be an abandoned dog on Allen Street in New Bedford, not far from Betsey B. Winslow School. Now the dog is safe and those who abandoned him will face charges. New Bedford Police have recovered the Cocker Spaniel, which is currently in their possession and is said […]

Baltimore County Animal Service closes evacuation center after outbreak of distemper virus – CBS Baltimore

Baldwin, Maryland (WJZ) – According to a county statement on Tuesday, the Baltimore County Animal Service recently seized 48 dogs from the Whitehall home after receiving animal welfare complaints. According to the statement, dogs of various ages did not have access to air conditioning and some dogs lacked water. Others showed signs of fever, pain […]

Farmington Animal Shelter in Need of Foster Homes as Kennel Population Rises – The Journal

The volunteer discusses the joy of work Stacie Voss, director of animal welfare at Farmington Animal Shelter, is keeping a puppy from a litter that will soon need a foster home on Thursday. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald) FARMINGTON – With the Farmington Animal Shelter nearing capacity, animals that are too young or in need […]

Lodi’s new animal adoption center and sanctuary

Playful, furry, adoptable dogs and cats all await their new best friends at the new adoption center and sanctuary, PALS Haven (People Assisting Lodi Shelter). “It’s not just a dream for us, it’s a dream for the community,” said Stephen Curr, director of PALS. The new facility has been under construction for seven years, finally […]

Pet Adoption in the Kennesaw Area: New Dogs & Cats Added This Week

Want to add a new member to your family and give back to the Kennesaw community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a shelter or local organization! Many animal shelters are still striving to find forever homes for dozens of cats, dogs and other lovable critters. According to the […]