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Indoor lab where you can clone your pet for $50,000

A US company that clones cats and dogs has a ‘huge waiting list’ after a spike in interest during Covid. ViaGen has been “extremely successful” in cloning cats and dogs since 2015, said Lauren Aston, who works in the company’s marketing department. 5 The ViaGen lab is the only place in the United States where […]

5 Best Vets in Minneapolis, MN

Below is a list of the best vets in Minneapolis. To help you find the best vets located near you in Minneapolis, we’ve put together our own list based on this rating point list. Minneapolis’ Top Vets: The top rated vets in Minneapolis, MN are: Minneapolis Veterinary Partners – aims to nurture and maintain the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New animal management plan

Tara Murray A new animal management plan from Brimbank will focus on increasing education and compliance to help address persistent issues with cats and dogs. Brimbank Council Domestic Animal Management Plan [DAMP] 2021-2025 was released at last week’s board meeting, detailing the board’s plan for the next four years. The plan identified several areas where […]

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 […]

Children to read to shelter animals | Local news

Children will read to animals on Sunday December 19 at the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals According to a press release from the SQSPCA, the shelter will work with Oneonta Reading Is Fundamental to present the program. Kindergarten to grade five students will read dog and cat holiday-themed books at the […]

Three Rivers Humane Society in Madras holds 12 Days of Dogs and Cats auction

MADRAS, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Three Rivers Humane Society is at the heart of a booming vacation auction and invites the central Oregon community to join in supporting the shelter while purchasing a wide range of gifts, services and specialty pets. elements. The 12 Days of Dogs and Cats auction started at 12:01 a.m. on […]

Bloomington bans the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores

At Wednesday, Bloomington City Council has adopted Order 21-45 prohibiting the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores. From January 2023, it will be illegal for pet stores to sell dogs and cats and can be fined up to $ 500 if they continue to do so. The decision was taken in the hope […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Muncie Animal Rescue helps rehabilitate backyard breeding dogs

MUNCIE, Ind. – A Muncie organization works to rehabilitate a pack of dogs rescued from a backyard farm. Grateful Rescue is an organization that welcomes unwanted domestic cats and dogs to rehabilitate them and place them in homes. Recently, they learned that a backyard rancher in northern Indiana was about to be evicted. The breeder […]

There are no ordinary SPCA volunteers | New

Volunteers are essential to the continued success of the SPCA in Cattaraugus County. With the ever-changing parade of animals entering the shelter, many of whom are lost, sick or abandoned, there simply aren’t enough staff to do all that is needed. The staff take care of maintaining the shelter, feeding the animals, welcoming visitors and […]

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 […]

New research suggests cats and dogs’ ‘moms’ and’ dads’ really take care of their pets – here’s the evolving explanation why

Have you noticed more cats in strollers lately? Or bumper stickers that say “I love my big dogs”? You can’t imagine it. More and more people are investing a lot of time, money and attention in their pets. It sounds a lot like parenthood, but pets, not people. Can this kind of animal care really […]

Animal rights group calls for justice for Monterey breeder’s cats

MONTEREY, CA – A San Rafael-based animal rights organization is seeking justice for dozens of purebred cats who fell victim to a kitten mill in southern Monterey County, where 43 Scottish Fold cats were found last month. The organization, In Defense of Animals, said in a press release that a deadline on Saturday was quickly […]

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 […]

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 […]

Northwest Indiana Cities Adopt Puppy Mill Policies

DYER, Ind. (AP) – Communities in Northwest Indiana are considering cruelty-free pet store policies that ban the sale of pets raised in puppy and kitten factories. The towns of Dyer and Highland recently passed similar ordinances that ban the sale of puppy mill puppies, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported. They are among the first municipalities […]

Veterinary practice obtains prestigious accreditation from animal hospital after overhaul

A veterinary practice in Worcester celebrates becoming one of the city’s two full-fledged veterinary hospitals. Severn Vets, who has practices in St John’s and Warndon, has been granted veterinary hospital status by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). This, according to the RCVS website, makes him one of only two in town to have […]

Northwest Indiana Communities Consider Ordinance To Ban Pet Puppy And Kitten Stores | Local News

Anyone who violates the order is liable to a fine of no more than $ 500 for each violation, or $ 500 per day for a continuing violation, the order says. “We’re more or less just saying, ‘We don’t really want it in town,’” Starkey said. “Again, one of the fears was that if they […]

Are cats or dogs smarter?

Dog and cat owners make a lot of assumptions about the intelligence of their four-legged companions. Of course, we all like to imagine that our Fido or Felix is ​​the smartest animal that has ever picked up – or jumped on – a ball. Can we then settle the secular debate? Which species is smarter: […]

7 mistakes to avoid when introducing cats and dogs

Cats and dogs have very distinct tendencies, traits, and personalities. So, is it impossible for these furry friends to coexist in a house or even become friends? Lovers of two animals can indeed enjoy the best of both under one roof. However, like all relationships, establishing and nurturing a positive coexistence takes work, and there […]

Here are 11 puppies from the San Francisco SPCA

Pand adoptions hit record highs in the midst of isolationws of COVID-19. (People also frequented exotic pet stores to buy exotic reptiles [think small geckos and snakes and the odd tortoise] in large numbers.) While that initial flow has admittedly slowed down, leading to an unfortunate increase in the number of people abandoning their “pandemic […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get a pet to boost your child’s immune system

Monica E. HamburgMD – PediatricsOrlando Health Most children share a deep love and bond with their pets. And these adorable furry friends do more than offer companionship, teach responsibility, and bring joy to your home – they can help boost children’s immune systems, too. Immune response: allergens, eczema, infectionsWhile you may be hesitant to let […]

Animal shelters almost full – Winnipeg Free Press

Animal shelters across the city are facing what Winnipeg Humane Society CEO Jessica Miller calls a “perfect storm.” Shelters such as the humane society are operating at almost full capacity due to northern wildfires, summer weather, and the pandemic. Fur babies left behind The residents of some Manitoba First Nations have been evacuated due to […]

Keeping Small Animals Safe In Fire – Red Bluff Daily News

Many of us are not ready to evacuate quickly with not only our families but also our pets. As harsh as the reality is, animals left behind in an emergency may not survive. In recent years, as thousands of people fled their homes, with or without warning, thousands of cats, dogs, horses and other livestock […]

Keep your pet happy and healthy with these low priced products on sale for an extra 15% off

The Hill may be compensated and / or receive an affiliate commission if you purchase through our links. Our pets have been more important than ever over the past two years, and they will continue to lighten our lives in the future. From toys and entertainment to healthcare and transportation, there are plenty of ways […]

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, […]

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 […]