Norfolk Animal Center offering $ 20

NORFOLK, Virginia – Do you have room in your heart and home for a new furry friend? The Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center (NACC) is currently at full capacity. In an effort to encourage more adoptions, the shelter is running a special adoption offer of $ 20 for all …

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Pet businesses tackle pandemic | Local News

CONWAY – The U.S. pet industry is estimated to have grown from $ 97.5 billion in 2019 to $ 99 billion in 2020, and the pandemic has obviously played a big role in more people adopting pets. That’s an astonishing growth of $ 1.5 billion in one year. It’s been …

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Furry friends find forever homes in Waxahachie

This year’s Clear the Shelters event gave the Waxahachie Animal Shelter the leeway it needed. Terri Muniz, Waxahachie’s animal control supervisor, said the annual event led to the adoption of 49 animals from August 1 to September 19, and another 17 were sent to rescue organizations. Muniz said five more …

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Pet compound caught fire, city calls for fire code update

GEORGETOWN, Texas – The city of Georgetown recommends updates to the city’s fire code after a pet boarding house caught fire, killing all 75 dogs inside. Recommended updates include the requirement for smoke detectors and sprinkler systems in kennels and boarding houses for pets of all sizes, a city official …

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