Tag Archives: animal welfare

The Many Health Risks of Animal Hoarding

In late January, Stephanie Salvago stood outside a mobile home in Walker County, Alabama. She watched a scene with more than 100 dogs trapped in crowded enclosures or tied to short chains. Other dogs had escaped and were on the loose. Salvago was part of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, one of several animal welfare […]

Oregon Humane Society and Willamette Humane Society announce merger

PORTLAND, OR — It’s not just about how much that puppy is at the window anymore. Animal shelters face greater challenges as veterinary care becomes more complex and more animals need care in order to be adopted. Starting July 1, two of Oregon’s largest shelters – the Oregon Humane Society and the Willamette Humane Society […]

The PEDIGREE Foundation launches the 2022 grant cycle

Since 2008, the PEDIGREE Foundation has donated nearly $10 million through 5,800 grants, working with organizations that support its mission to end pet homelessness and help dogs find their forever homes. Applications for the 2022 grant cycle will be accepted now via May 8, 2022 and can be completed online. “Working in tandem with our […]

New footage shows harsh conditions inside Virginia dog breeding facility

CUMBERLAND, Va. (WRIC) – New video unearthed amid a federal investigation into a Cumberland dog farm shows puppies lying in feces and in excessive heat, while others show dogs suffering from tooth decay and desperately trying to reach for food. Animal protection organization “Stop Animal Exploitation Now!” shared the shocking findings of a July 2021 […]

Watch out, New York: 5 days and 5 ways YOU can help shut down the puppy mill pipeline

Take me to the daily action list! New York State has the chance to make history by passing the NY Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill (A.4283/S.1130). This important legislation will strike a blow to the cruel and deceptive puppy mill industry by banning the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in New York pet stores. […]

Puppy mill ban is a start, but the problem isn’t solved

A new state law that took effect last week prohibits pet stores in Illinois from selling dogs and cats from commercial breeders. It was the culmination of a long effort by animal welfare advocates. They say the new law shuts down a “puppy mill pipeline” that had supplied Illinois pet stores with dogs from large-scale […]

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 […]

Animal lovers cheer on a lady who took her dog to the vet for treatment strapped to her back; Subtitled ‘Owner and Patient of the Day’ – Malawi Nyasa Times

Several members of the public clapped and cheered a lady who walked a long distance of over an hour with her dog strapped to her back to get her pet treated at the Blantyre Society for the Protection & Care of Animals clinic (SPCA) . Touched by this deep love for her pet, Blantyre SPCA […]

Gardiner Passes Kennel Law Banning Commercial Dog Breeding

A A year after imposing a moratorium on reviewing permit applications to establish kennels, the city of Gardiner has finally passed its new kennel law. At its February 8 meeting, the city council voted unanimously to close the public hearing on the new local law, issue a negative statement on its environmental assessment form, and […]

Brevard Zoo staff veterinarian Dr Kyle Donnelly pushes the boundaries of treatment and research

Dr. Kyle Donnelly is a GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Veterinary School In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, Brevard Zoo officials spotlighted Brevard Zoo staff veterinarian Kyle Donnelly during a question and answer session. . Dr. Donnelly provides all veterinary care for zoo animals, rehabilitates […]

Protesters want to end monkey research at UMass

AMHERST — Inside a building at the University of Massachusetts, laboratory experiments on marmoset monkeys continue, despite occasional protests from animal rights organizations who have targeted the work. While the use of primates has been a focus of discussion, a newly formed group of students are promoting the welfare of all animals, such as those […]

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 […]

Sharpsburg councilor leads off-leash dog park

A newly elected Sharpsburg city councilwoman is pitching in with an idea she thinks will benefit residents and their four-legged friends. Carrie Tongarm is working on setting up an off-leash dog park in the borough. It’s a project that’s been gaining momentum since 2018, when she first moved to the riverside town. “During the pandemic, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

PETA accuses NIH of buying puppies from ‘hideous’ breeding factory

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has accused the National Institutes of Health of paying $ 1.2 million over the past decade to purchase beagles from a Virginia kennel where puppies and their mothers are kept in ” horrible conditions ”. Daphna Nachminovich, Senior Vice President of Cruelty Investigations at PETA, told Fox News […]

Comment: This Sanction Would Help Stop SC Animal Abusers From Repeat Cruelty | Remark

How often do we run into a serious statewide problem that has a common sense, uncontroversial solution that saves lives and money? I don’t think this happens very often. “To be fair, Republicans haven’t been leading animal rights issues, and here’s a chance to do so,” US Representative Nancy Mace said Dec. 16 during a […]

Pet store battle intensifies in Florida Capitol

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – The battle for pet stores intensifies in the State Capitol with two competing bills to consider, but as the Humane Society warns, one is a Trojan horse. If you are considering buying a cat or dog for a loved one this Christmas, the Humane Society recommends adoption or purchase from a trusted […]

Do you have a COVID dog? It’s time to drop the excuse and start training – the Durango Herald

Recently I saw a dog walk away from a woman who was trying to say hello. The dog’s owner apologized and said the dog was a COVID puppy. This is a new sentence implying that the dog is having behavioral problems. These problems can range from fear and anxiety to dogs who act aggressively or […]

Axne introduces new legislation inspired by Iowans

Representative Cindy Axne represents the Third Congressional District of Iowa in the United States House of Representatives. She can be reached at 202-225-5476. I recently introduced three bills inspired by issues that residents of Iowa’s Third Congressional District have brought to my attention. For years, independent livestock producers in Iowa have demanded fairness and a […]

The organization aims to educate people about animal care

PETALING JAYA: Appropriate understanding and knowledge is required before any attempt to handle or rescue animals, according to the Malaysian National Animal Welfare Foundation (MNAWF). MNAWF Secretary Shrilan Sivagurunathan noted the foundation’s mission is to educate animal lovers and pet owners about animal care. “Our goal is to promote a society that cares about animals […]

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 […]

Pets, Pets, Pets | Babylon Beacon

On Saturday, October 30, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two bills in a legislative package that will strengthen animal welfare laws in our state. One bill prevents insurance companies from discriminating against client owners’ policies based solely on the breed (s) of dog owned, and the other designates veterinarians as commissioned rapporteurs in animal abuse cases. […]

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 […]

Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three major organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo […]

Puppy mill owner agrees to permanently ban dog breeding and sale

A Wayne County puppy mill operator has agreed to hand over his remaining 513 dogs and may soon be permanently banned from engaging in federally licensed animal welfare activities. Court records indicate that Daniel Gingerich of Maple Hill Puppies and attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a formal agreement on how to […]

“It’s a lot of neck to break”: giraffe surgery at the zoo is a delicate task

Very, very carefully. That’s what vets and zookeepers did, bringing down Como Zoo’s male giraffe, Skeeter, on Thursday. University of Minnesota vet Dr. Fausto Bellezzo shot him in the right hip with a dart gun, loaded with a dose of drugs so powerful that staff had to have an opioid antidote within reach. hand in […]

Animal Lovers See Red As Dog Dealers Now Trade “Colorful” Puppies

Unscrupulous dog dealers are now selling ‘colorful’ puppies in an attempt to cash in on a craze that has seen puppy prices skyrocket in recent years, Extra.ie can reveal. ‘Rainbow colored dachshunds’ and litters of blue and gold French Bulldogs with ‘squashed faces’ are currently on sale for up to € 5,000 per puppy in […]

Puppy mill owner agrees to donate 304 dogs to Animal Rescue League

The operator of a Wayne County puppy mill has agreed to return all dogs to its possession and reached an interim settlement agreement with the federal government, according to the US Department of Justice. Court records indicate that Daniel Gingerich, owner of Maple Hill Puppies, has permanently surrendered all the dogs he housed at three […]

Why pet store puppies shouldn’t be on your holiday gift lists

As the holidays approach, the Humane Society of the United States has launched a new advertising campaign to warn the public about the risks of buying puppies at pet stores. HSUS It’s a sad truth that the cute puppies frolicking in pet store windows so often come from the creepiest facilities: puppy mills, where their […]

County Resident Welcomes Pets With Special Needs And Helps In Local Animal Advocacy | Community

In 2012, Dalynda Evans took in a black puppy mill dog weighing just 5 pounds with brown stained fur and most of his teeth missing. Evans, a Cleveland County resident who has volunteered with The Bella Foundation since 2011, brought home the dog, who would later be named Lupa by his daughter. Some thought Lupa […]

A gentle giant in captivity

Thanks to scientific advances, threatening / injured elephants in the wild are captured using tranquilizer guns under expert supervision, with minimal trauma to the animals Elephants are the largest land mammals on the planet that roam free in the wild. Yet the man captured. tamed and kept in captivity for a long time. Now the […]

Danielle Lloyd slammed for raising her 18-month-old purebred dog amid fears for her welfare

DANIELLE LloydFans criticized her for raising her beloved French Bulldog, Fendi. The 37-year-old pregnant woman showed off Fendi’s puppies by describing it as a “special” and “emotional” day. 5 Danielle Lloyd’s bitch Fendi gave birth to two small puppiesCredit: Instagram 5 But some fans criticized Danielle for raising her pedigree dogCredit: Instagram Speaking to Instagram, […]

The Milwaukee vet has always loved animals. Now she is going to their house.

As far back as she can remember, Rebecca Feiring, 39, has loved spending time with animals. Choosing a profession that involved them was obvious. But the way she spends time with them sets her apart. Feiring was four years after vet school and working at a clinic in Milwaukee when she decided to make a […]

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 […]

Puppy mill owner now wants to get rid of 189 dogs

Wayne County dog ​​breeder Daniel Gingerich is asking a federal judge for permission to transfer the 189 dogs still in his possession to an organization in Indiana that claims to be an animal rescue charity. Earlier this week, U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie Rose ordered Gingerich, accused of more than 100 animal welfare law violations, […]

Puppy Mill Owner: It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine | Waverly Newspapers

A federal judge told a contrite Daniel Gingerich on Friday that she would take “all necessary and legal steps” to end the type of neglect the Wayne County dog ​​breeder is accused of committing. Gingerich appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie Rose on Friday for a hearing on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s injunction […]

Puppy Mill Owner Tells Judge ‘It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine’ | New

A federal judge told a contrite Daniel Gingerich on Friday that she would take “all necessary and legal steps” to end the type of neglect the Wayne County dog ​​breeder is accused of committing. Gingerich appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie Rose on Friday for a hearing on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s injunction […]

Madonio Family Trust helps APL with neglected horses

By David E. Dix The Portage Animal Welfare League recently received a $ 1,000 donation from the Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust, Chas Madonio of the Brimfield Insurance Group told me earlier this week. The money, Chas said, was intended to help pay for expenses incurred by the Portage PLA, which rescued six abused and […]

Be the game changer | Benoni City Times

The anonymous owner of Impala Park writes: Game changer, the very thought reminds us if our current ways of caring for our animals are in and of themselves effective. If not, is it time for further new changes or are we improving the current methods? If the latter is needed, then who is responsible? The […]

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, […]

Well done to the members of the board of directors ready to discuss dog breeding | Opinion

From: Rita J. Jessen Winona County Council should have a thorough and informed discussion of the Winona County Dog Breeding Ordinance and the Dog Breeding Industry. I had the pleasure of reading last week that some commissioners were in favor of this. I said: “Well done to these commissioners! County Council should better understand how […]

Puppy Mill Owner Tells Judge “It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine”

A federal judge told a contrite Daniel Gingerich on Friday that she would take “all necessary and legal steps” to end the type of neglect the Wayne County dog ​​breeder is accused of committing. Gingerich appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie Rose on Friday for a hearing on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s injunction […]

Riverhead passes pet store restrictions unanimously

A ban on the sale of commercially farmed dogs, cats and rabbits in Riverhead Town was passed unanimously by city council on Tuesday, to the celebration of animal rights activists and an owner’s wrath animal facility present. The new law, introduced by City Councilor Ken Rothwell, requires stores with dogs, cats and rabbits for sale […]

Welcome to THE COMMONS – News and Views for Windham County, Vermont

By Virginia Ray /The cities BRATTLEBORO — Maya Richmond will be the new Executive Director of the Windham County Humane Society (WCHS). Richmond succeeds Annie Guion, in office since 2008. COO Keri Roberts, a 19-year WCHS veteran, will continue in her role, as will board chair Julie Hamilton. “We feel very lucky to have hired […]

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 […]

State hits puppy mill owner with $ 20,000 fine and license suspension

In a rare move, Iowa regulators are fining a dog breeder whom federal officials have called one of the nation’s biggest repeat offenders. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is fining Wayne County breeder Daniel Gingerich $ 20,000 and suspending his Iowa license for 60 days, the report said Monday. ministry. Gingerich does […]

Minuteman launches animal science program

Veterinary jobs to increase 16% nationwide by 2029 Minuteman High School has added animal science to its list of vocational technical education (CTE) specializations for the 2021-22 school year – meeting the needs of the rapidly growing nationwide veterinary industry. With the addition of the Animal Science curriculum, Minuteman now accommodates a total of 19 […]

moratorium on kennels still on the table | New

by CHRIS ROGERS Winona County Council is considering stricter regulations for commercial dog breeding kennels, possibly including a temporary moratorium on any new kennels. At the same time, board members seemed to agree on a solution to one of their main concerns: ensuring dog breeders receive the required state and federal licenses. The Minnesota Board […]

Laws every dog ​​owner must follow – or risk jail and £ 20,000 fine

Dog owners in the UK risk being sent to jail if they don’t follow 20 separate laws – or face jail time. If they break the rules, which include animal welfare laws, they could face a fine of up to £ 20,000 or even be sent to jail. A BirminghamLive report explains that although the […]

Rogue Plymouth dog breeder faces legal battle to keep his money

An illegal dog breeder who bragged about selling puppies to celebrities in America faces a legal battle to keep his ill-gotten gains. Famous Michael Dawson, 49, sold dogs on Facebook and Instagram without a license for 16 months. Plymouth City Council has launched a judicial bid under the Proceeds of Crime Act to have him […]

Five neglected dogs receiving treatment at Tacoma shelter after animal cruelty case – The Suburban Times

A press release from the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. As of September 22, five dogs were confiscated from a Federal Way residence due to animal neglect and were brought to the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for treatment. A Federal Way animal control officer discovered that the dogs and their […]

City council will likely vote on “puppy mill” law at October 5 meeting

The owner of Puppy Experience spoke at a public hearing in September and said his business is already subject to frequent inspections and does not deal with puppy mills. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister) The Riverhead Town board plans to vote on a proposal to ban the sale of commercially farmed dogs, cats and rabbits by pet […]

Why nutrition is crucial for your dog’s behavior

Image by @ chiemsee2016 via Pixabay A Filipino veterinarian urged pet owners to feed their dogs a healthy, balanced diet, as this is crucial for their growth and development. Dr Saza Curaming, technical advisor of Mars Petcare Nutrition, said that with dog ownership comes greater responsibilities. “Whatever stage of life, a dog will need the […]

NH Humane Society Hires MVER to Provide Medical Services and Ensure Continuity of Care | Local News

LACONIA – Following the recent departure of the Medical Director of the New Hampshire Humane Society, Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency was hired to provide veterinary services to care for animals currently in the care of the Humane Society. “At NH Humane, we thank all current and past staff and volunteers for their selfless commitment to […]

Toledo Humane Society Removes Tags for Mixed Breed Dogs

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The Toledo Humanitarian Society recently received a special grant to help find homes for even more shelter dogs. The money will be used to continue efforts to remove tags from mixed breed dogs. Experts say guessing a dog’s breeding can sometimes make it difficult to find a home. Kristen McCann is […]

“Growing threat to public health” caused by disease found in puppies in pet stores · A human world

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson One of many HSUS investigations into Petland found a purchased blue merle goldendoodle that was infected with Giardia and Campylobacter, two bacteria that cause infections that can be passed to humans. HSUS By selling puppy mill dogs, some pet stores spread serious illnesses that are dangerous to the public. […]

Bear and foxes rescued from roadside zoo in Tawas City head to Colorado Sanctuary

TAWAS CITY, Mich. (WJRT) – After years without proper veterinary care at a Michigan roadside zoo, a bear and foxes are safe in their new home at a Colorado sanctuary. In a report from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, it was stated that various animals were kept at the Sunrise Side […]

Aspiring vets trained in pet care

The Dunlop sisters learned about animal care. Kamal Kassim / Gulf today Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior reporter One day with the family, five girls were treated at a clinic where they learned about pet care. They had the opportunity to be veterinarians. For about half an hour, sisters Freya, Phoebe and Charlotte Dunlop and later friends […]

USDA investigates Emory after PETA complaint: monkey death, sponge left in monkey, and more

For immediate release:September 8, 2021 Contact:Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382 Atlanta – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investigating Emory University and the affiliated Yerkes National Primate Research Center into alleged mistreatment of monkeys after PETA filed a complaint with the agency for violation of the federal law on the protection of animals. According to […]

Cougar Who Was Kept As Illegal Pet Removed From New York Home, And More From This Week’s Weirdest News | Weird

This photo provided by the Bronx Zoo in New York shows an 11-month-old, 80-pound cougar that was removed from an apartment in New York’s Bronx neighborhood, where she was illegally kept as a pet, have animal welfare officials said Monday. , August 30, 2021. The cougar, nicknamed Sasha, spent the weekend at the Bronx Zoo […]

TradeMe pet sales help ‘backyard breeders’ thrive, consumers and advocates say

On TradeMe, Unicorn has been described as healthy and ready for a new home. But when Roger Jeakings brought the ragdoll cat home, he realized he had been misled. The cat, which he had picked up from the vendor at a gas station south of Auckland, was in poor mental condition. “She was overweight and […]

Animal Lovers Behind ACANA® Pet Food Announce Collaboration With Jess Sims To Support Successful Animal Adoptions Through The Forever Project | State

AUBURN, Ky., August 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The pet lovers behind ACANA® pet food have announced a collaboration with acclaimed Peloton Instructor and an enthusiastic “dog mom”. Jess sims for his Forever Project, an initiative created to support pet parents and the launch of the new food, ACANA Rescue Care for Adopted Dogs. […]

Two people arrested in Darlington following illegal dog breeding investigation

TWO people have been arrested following an investigation into illegal dog breeding in County Durham and Darlington. A man and woman were arrested last week in the Firthmoor area of ​​Darlington on suspicion of money laundering, unlicensed breeding and false representation fraud. Both men were questioned and released under investigation to allow further investigation. The […]

Letter to the Editor: On Puppy Mills and the Companies That Support Them | Opinion

What is the position of the general public in Colorado Springs on animal abuse and the businesses that indirectly support it? Of particular concern is what is happening to dogs in the context of puppy mills (i.e. large-scale commercial dog breeding facilities that prioritize profit over the welfare of dogs). puppies sold in Colorado pet […]

Thane: Weak and Sick Purebred Dogs Rescued from Pet Boarding in Kalyan | Thane news

THANE: Following a denunciation by a concerned citizen and a complaint filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, Thane Rural Police in Padgha and PETA India seized three weak and hungry female dogs – a Doberman Pinscher , a Rottweiler and a Boxer – from an illegal ‘pet’ boarding house in […]

150 rescued dogs are doing well, according to humanitarian society

Shocked owner says a couple rented the house in Delater St. More than 150 dogs removed from a rented home in Niagara-on-the-Lake last week are doing well and will likely be adopted. The house on Delater Street now smells and has suffered dog damage, owner Arthur Scauzillo said. Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) staff rescued […]

Dogs available for adoption in Wichita

When looking at the makeup of American families today, it’s rare to see a home where a pet is not part of the family. According to the most recent data from APPA National Survey of Pet Owners, 67% of households, or around 85 million households, own a pet. Among these households, dogs and cats top […]

Liberia: Humane Society International Celebrates Legacy of Care for Over 60 Laboratory Chimpanzees Abandoned During Liberia Civil War and Ebola Crisis

Monrovia – Animal welfare charity Humane Society International, and its Second Chance Chimpanzee Refuge Liberia, celebrate World Chimpanzee Day on July 14 with a moving tribute to colleague Joseph Thomas, who died in January this year after over 40 years of dedicated care for over 60 retired chimpanzees in Liberia that were previously used in […]

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 […]

Dogs have their day at the San Antonio Food Bank giveaway

Hundreds of San Antonio animal lovers collected bags of pet food from the San Antonio Food Bank during the non-profit organization’s first-ever pet food distribution to families in low income having pets. Residents lined up in their vehicles around the block Thursday morning at the main food bank campus on the West Side. In all, […]

Feds Bust ‘Walnut Prairie Wildside’ after PETA push

For immediate release:July 8, 2021 Contact:David Perlé 202-483-7382 West Union, Illinois. – Following complaints from PETA, the US Department of Agriculture has inspected the local Walnut Prairie Wildside roadside zoo three times and slapped its owner, Thomas Edmonds, with a 21-day license suspension on a slew of federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) citations, including after […]