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Seattle Mariners welcome new clubhouse dog to team

Make room for the newest addition to the Seattle Mariners roster, Tucker. On Saturday, the team announced he was the club’s newest dog and would regularly appear in team home games and occasional road games, according to MLB.com. Seattle adopted the 4-year-old Labrador retriever mix from OkanDogs Dog Rescue, located …

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Fairfax County Animal Shelter welcomes beagles rescued from research facility | Pets

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is assisting in the massive rescue of more than 4,000 beagles from an Envigo breeding and research facility in Cumberland, Virginia. sick and generally abused. The Fairfax County Animal Shelter plans to take in as many of these dogs as possible, to place them with …

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Code Updates and Sustainability Drive Solid Wood Adoption in the U.S.

Cross-laminated timber, also known as CLT, is gaining popularity in North America. Originally developed in the 1990s in Europethe building material is popular overseas, but has grown at a much slower pace in North America. That’s changing, according to Nordic Structures, a Montreal-based CLT firm. The company’s projects range from …

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Feeling the pinch, the animal shelter becomes Mexico-focused

By Alan Dale Editor-in-Chief Animal overpopulation a book a punch to dogs from outside of Mexico. Due to overcrowding and increased expenses, the only animals from Audrain County that will be accepted at the Mexico Animal Shelter, 101 South Morris, must have an address in Mexico. This includes strays, surrenders, …

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Tulsa Animal Shelter Facing Euthanasia Without Immediate Adoptions

TULSA, Okla. – Oklahoma Alliance for Animals is partnering with Tulsa Animal Welfare to raise awareness of the need to adopt dogs immediately to avoid euthanasia for space. Officials say TAW is severely overcapacity and cannot continue to house the large number of dogs that are already at the shelter, …

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Atlantic County offers reduced, waived fees at animal shelter

Atlantic County, NJ Manager Dennis Levinson is encouraging citizens to take advantage of significantly reduced and (in some cases) waived fees at the Atlantic County Animal Shelter during the month of August 2022. It’s all part of the annual national Clear the Shelters campaign. “If you are looking for a …

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Redlands Animal Shelter reopens next week – San Bernardino Sun

For the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Redlands Animal Shelter will reopen to the general public next week. The shelter is expected to fully reopen on Tuesday, July 26, the city of Redlands announced Thursday. It had only been open by appointment during the pandemic. …

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Jones County Animal Shelter Hosts Week-Long Adoption Event

“There has been an increase in the number of abandoned animals and the shelter is getting more and more at capacity.” Jones County Animal Shelter Hosts Week-Long Adoption Event to Help With Shelter at Full CapacityShane’s War Event GRAY, Ga. (41NBC/WMGT) — The Jones County Animal Shelter is currently at …

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Animal Shelters Report Lower Adoption Rates, Rising Intakes | New

Transylvania County Animal Services has seen a steady increase in its animal population, and as the only dedicated animal shelter in the county, it is nearing capacity. “We’re already seeing an almost 10% average increase in owner abandonment in the United States (according to the Shelter Animals Count database) and …

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Animal adoption center at 85% capacity | State

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State Regulators Ask AEP About Columbus Outages Today

State regulators will meet on Wednesday to review American Electric Power’s decision to cut electric service to 230,000 customers during a heat wave in June to avoid a larger-scale blackout. A June 13 storm damaged three transmission lines – high-voltage wires carrying power from power plants to transformers before it …

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Guilford County Animal Shelter Program hits the road this summer

Along with the opening of a new animal shelter, the Guilford County Department of Animal Services has expanded its services that help pet owners care for their pets. To this end, the department has established a new “Mobile Pet Assistance Center” – now simply known as “MPAC”. As part of …

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Sugar Land City Council adjusts sanitation contract, accepts donations for animal shelter

City of Sugar Land Wastewater Service Contract Annual Consumer Price Index Increased from 2.5% to 7.8% for FY2023, Following Council Approval Council of Sugar Land at its last meeting. The contract between the City of Sugar Land and Brazos River Authority is currently in its fourth year. “The one-time increase …

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Without Obergefell, most states would ban same-sex marriage

The United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, but in most states, laws or constitutional amendments would revive the ban if the High Court decided, as it did for abortion, that such unions are not a constitutionally protected right. Thirty-five states ban same-sex marriage in their constitutions, laws, …

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‘Easily transmitted’: Denton animal shelter blocks cat adoptions due to respiratory virus

The Linda McNatt Animal Care & Adoption Center, which has been in operation since 2015, was at capacity when it decided to hold an early shelter release event from June 27 to July 2. However, in a June 30 news release, the city postponed all cat adoptions, surrenders and admissions …

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Marshall County Animal Shelter Temporarily Closes Due to Cat Virus | News, Sports, Jobs

MOUNDSVILLE – The Marshall County Animal Shelter will remain closed for two weeks due to an outbreak of the virus in a group of kittens. The shelter made the announcement Thursday on social media. A litter of kittens dropped off at the shelter the week of June 20 …

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The one thing pro-life and pro-choice supporters agree on

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio has historically remained lower than most states in the nation for child care funding, and advocates on both sides of the abortion argument say that needs to change. Ohio was ranked last in the nation for state financial support in 2017, according to that year’s Public …

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Local animal shelter rescues 66 cats from Reserve Street encampment

AniMeals No-Kill Adoption Center and Animal Food Bank discovered seventy-one cats trapped under the Reserve Street Bridge in Missoula, Montana. When these poor babies were brought to the center, some of them were in quite a difficult condition. The adoption center has already spent more than $15,000 in medical expenses …

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Cheyenne Animal Shelter Receives Maddie’s Fund Grant | New

Cheyenne Animal Shelter Courtesy picture The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is proud to announce that it has received a grant from Maddie’s Fund, an organization dedicated to providing the animal welfare industry with a national voice, significant funding opportunities for bold ideas, learning resources and access to collaborate and share innovative …

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Geopolitical Implications of AI and the Adoption of Digital Surveillance

Summary The growing sophistication and diffusion of artificial intelligence (AI) and digital surveillance technologies have raised concerns about privacy and human rights. China is unquestionably one of the leaders in developing these technologies for both domestic and international use. However, other countries active in this space are the United States, …

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Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter offers reward for information on illegal leg traps – KION546

LIVE OAK, Calif. (KION-TV) – The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter said a $1,000 reward was being offered for information that could lead to the arrest and conviction of someone who set up illegal steel leg traps in Live Oak. The animal shelter said the leg traps were found near …

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Rescue and rehabilitate Afghan Sikhs, demands SGPC Center : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amritsar, June 18 Akal Takht and the SGPC strongly condemned the attack on Karta-e-Parwan gurdwara in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday morning. SGPC Chairman Harjinder Singh Dhami has sent letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar demanding …

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Aurora from Pender County Animal Shelter

BURGAW, NC (WECT) — On this special edition of Pet of the Week, host Kim Ratcliff met Aurora from the Pender County Animal Shelter during the North Carolina Blueberry Festival. According to shelter manager Jewel Horton, Aurora is a 9-year-old Carolina dog mix that weighs about 30 pounds. She is …

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Austin Animal Shelter overcapacity, asks public to adopt or foster

Austin Animal Shelter overcapacity, asks public to adopt or foster The Austin Animal Center must take extreme measures to temporarily house animals at its facility because more animals are coming in than they are leaving. AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Animal Center is once again over capacity and asking the …

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Animal shelter bans gun supporters from adopting dogs

In light of recent mass shootings across the United States, a California animal shelter has announced that it is banning people from adopting pets if they do not support strict gun control measures. fire. A statement detailing the bold new policy is currently making waves online. “We do not support …

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Mooresville Girl Scout Troop wins animal shelter donation award | Local News

A Compassionate Troop award from PETA Kids – the youth division of PETA – was presented to Girl Scout Troop 13179, which partnered with Future Fashion Designers in Mooresville to build 40 animal beds at local shelters in honor of the Month Pet National in May. The award was presented …

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‘Super rare’ kitten adopted from Las Vegas animal shelter

Comet, a “super rare male turtle kitten”, was adopted from a Las Vegas animal shelter over the weekend. The Animal Foundation A little kitten named Comet has made quite an impression at a Nevada animal shelter. Comet is a “super rare male turtle kitten,” according to The Animal Foundation, a …

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Excluded from Indo-Pacific deal, China pushes for trade deal with RCEP

US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) launch event at the Izumi Garden Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, on May 23, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters Amid the fanfare of US President Joe Biden’s new …

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Friends of Upland Animal Shelter Launches Medical Care Fundraiser to Save Lives

UPLAND, Calif., June 4, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Friends of Upland Animal Shelter invites the community to participate in its FURst Aid campaign for healthcare donations. With more than 2,200 animals on average entering the shelter each year, medical care is one of the shelter’s biggest expenses. Campaign participants provide much-needed support for …

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FEMA Administrator Urges Preparedness For 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Administrator Criswell Announces National Building Codes Initiative With White House

WASHINGTON — June 1 officially marks the start of Atlantic hurricane season, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2022 outlook, it will be another active season. FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell stressed the importance of taking early preparedness action at the National Hurricane Center in Miami earlier today. …

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Hillsborough County – Hillsborough County Firefighters Create New Role to Support First Responder Mental Health

Chief Jose “Pep” Prado uses his experience and leadership to help firefighters in need Jerky 3 a.m. awakenings, the need to act quickly, and constant mental preparation are commonplace among firefighters. Middle of the night alarms come with the territory. For Fire Rescue Chief Health and Safety Officer Jose “Pep” …

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Jalan Besar Cat Adoption Center lets you play with rescued kittens without cages for S$15/hour

Cat Paradise in Jalan Besar lets you play with rescued kittens for S$15/hour Adoption centers are usually quite simple. Visitors can check the pets in their cages to choose the one they have chosen. While this concept generally works, it may not allow for much physical interaction between prospective owners …

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Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center Trustees Hire Director

Posted Thursday May. July 26, 2022, 9:45 a.m. Join 100,000 AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] Alidia Vane has been named the new director of the Shenandoah …

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‘It’s an endless nightmare’: Crew of refugee rescue ship face jail | Migration

The crew of the rescue vessel Iuventa have been credited with saving 14,000 lives in the Mediterranean Sea. Yet far from being celebrated for their lifesaving work, four of the rescuers appeared in court in Italy over the weekend on charges that carry up to 20 years in prison. “It …

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The Satellite Beach Community Center will host the Armed Forces Day Rescue Warrior 5K on May 21

Residence ” The Satellite Beach Community Center will host the Armed Forces Day Rescue Warrior 5K on May 21 5k should start at 7 am The annual Armed Forces Day celebration and 5k run is scheduled to take place Saturday at the David R. Schechter Community Center in Satellite Beach. …

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Denver Animal Shelter Hosts Kitten and Puppy Shower

A mother and daughter walk in during a multi-rescue team search on Grays and Torreys PeakA mother and daughter who went missing for 3 hours over the weekend have found themselves in the way of rescue teams. 3 hours ago Warm start to the week with some developing thunderstormsWatch Dave …

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Animal shelter guides pets through recovery

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A local animal shelter is helping to make healing a little easier for pets. At Cape Coral Animal Shelter, dogs are the center of attention. “I always tell people they have to be more interesting than anything on the planet and the way to do that …

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Placer County Animal Shelter Nears Full Capacity – CBS Sacramento

California gets into cryptoFollowing a path blazed by President Joe Biden in March, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order for state agencies to act in tandem with the federal government to craft regulations on digital currencies. 4 hours ago Tracy teacher accused of inappropriate relationships with studentsA Tracy high …

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Contact Center Software Market to Grow at a CAGR of 23.2% by 2030, Driven by Growing Adoption of Cloud-Based and Virtual Contact Center Solutions | Grand View Research, Inc.

“Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research and Consulting.” According to a new report from Grand View Research, companies are aggressively adopting contact center solutions as part of their efforts to improve customer service, contributing to the global growth of the contact center software industry. . Contact Center Software Industry …

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Ukrainians plead for rescue of Mariupol; Russian advance crawls

People fleeing the village of Ruska Lozova arrive at a checkpoint in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, April 29, 2022. Hundreds of residents were evacuated to Kharkiv from the nearby village which had been under Russian occupation for more than a month. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) Philip Dana PA KHARKIV, Ukraine Ukrainian forces …

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Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter Needs People to Adopt Dogs

MONROE, La. (KNOE) – The Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter recently received more than 50 puppies and all of them are minors. There is an urgent need for people to adopt them. However, none of them are old enough. “The only hope is that either help will come and take them …

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Medical Regulators: Look Beyond Animal Testing

Within ten months of the identification of SARS-CoV-2 by scientists, the European Commission and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had authorized vaccines for emergency use, thus launching programs of vaccinations that save many lives. Regulatory approval of vaccines typically takes ten years. Much of the speed was …

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Voluntary adoption agencies collaborate to highlight the choice of prospective adoptive parents

INDEPENDENT voluntary adoption agencies across the UK have joined forces to highlight the choices available to people considering becoming an adoptive parent. Parents And Children Together (PACT) is one of 12 adoption agencies participating in the #AdopterChoice campaign, launched on April 11, 2022. Supported by the Consortium of Voluntary Adoption …

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Sheriff: Texas Guardsman missing after border rescue attempt

EAGLE PASS, Texas A member of the Texas National Guard was missing on Friday after entering the river along the US-Mexico border to help a migrant who was struggling to swim across, according to a local sheriff. A woman trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico got halfway to …

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Cheyenne Animal Shelter Spring Adoption Event

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Press release) – The Cheyenne Animal Shelter has reduced all adult dog adoption fees to $99 starting April 18 for a Spring Cleaning adoption event. Over the past two days, the shelter has taken in nearly 50 dogs from a residence in the county, pushing our dog count …

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Yakima’s Brandy Smith is on a mission to save and raise as many animals as possible | people and hobbies

It takes a dedicated person to save a skunk. Not everyone is ready for this task. Brandy Smith didn’t hesitate, even defying her father’s pleas, when a skunk was in distress in a neighbor’s yard. Smith has been a lifelong animal lover and as a child walked down the driveway, …

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FW Animal Shelter calls for adoptions, fosters as space gets limited – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

In response to the high volume of animals, the Fort Worth Animal Shelter says it is urging residents to help their four-legged occupants find homes. The shelter currently cares for over 1,000 pets, which is the highest number they have seen in recent years. “The number of animals entering the …

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The City of Dallas Animal Shelter is Overflowing and Invites Everyone to Participate

If you’ve said you really want to help animals but don’t know how, here’s your chance: Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is currently overflowing with dogs and needs adopters and foster families to step in and help. The shelter specifically has too many medium and large dogs, and they are running …

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Trenton Animal Shelter left without an operating plan after city council rejected contractor

TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) – The operation of the Trenton animal shelter is on hold after the city council voted not to renew its current contractor. Volunteers, pet owners and board members gathered outside the Trenton Animal Shelter on Friday afternoon as a locksmith changed door locks. Trenton Animals Rock …

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Success for the first year of Adopt Coast to Coast

AN ADOPTION agency celebrates its first anniversary. Adopt Coast to Coast The Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) of Cumbria, Durham and Sunderland celebrates its first anniversary this month after successfully finding homes for 120 children since its launch. Since its launch, Adopt Coast-to-Coast has approved 77 adopters and more than 70 …

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‘Weird Cat’ Held by Douglas County Animal Shelter, Owner Wanted

DOUGLASVILLE, GA — The Douglas County Animal Shelter has cared for all kinds of creatures over the years: canines, felines, a few rabbits, and even the occasional bird. On Sunday, the shelter picked up its very first “strange cat”. “If anyone is missing a weird-looking cat, Animal Control brought it …

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Shelter receives over 400 requests for puppy cuddle sessions

RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond animal shelter has received more than 400 requests for cuddling sessions with seven Pyrenees puppies after offering people the chance to “forget the cares of the world.” “After 2 years of Covid, social upheaval and now a war, we think we could all use a …

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Cats Protection Adoption Center in Cornwall is appealing for Smokey

CAT carers are asking for help with veterinary costs after a gray tabby cat had to have both eyes removed due to untreated eye problems. Ten-year-old Smokey was taken in at the Cats Protection adoption center in Cornwall, where a veterinary examination revealed glaucoma and cataracts which had progressed too …

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Carter County Rescue Squad seeks help to reverse the flow of emergency medical personnel to better paying jobs | News

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Commission’s Budget Committee began the public portion of budgeting for the 2022-23 fiscal year Tuesday evening with the annual session for outside agencies and other groups unaffiliated with the government of the county to apply for funding. The committee heard from most outside agencies during …

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Animal Shelter Software Market Research Report 2022 | Shelter Pro Software, Petfinder Pro, Hospital – ChattTenn Sports

Animal Shelter Software Market Overview | 2022 – 2030 Understand the influence of animal shelter software market Detailed analysis is provided for each segment, including an overview of their respective revenue and market share over the forecast period.Free sample request The Animal Shelter Software market report evaluates significant features of …

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Grand Opening of New Humane Society Animal Shelter Scheduled for Wednesday | Local News

The public is invited to celebrate the start of construction on the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society’s new shelter on Wednesday, which will provide a larger, updated space for more homeless cats and dogs waiting to be adopted. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday at 400 N. Rufe …

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Fitchburg’s Adrian L. Ford Youth Innovation Center Receives $100,000 in ARPA Funding

FITCHBURG — $100,000 in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act was presented to Making Opportunity Count for the Adrian L. Ford Youth Innovation Center on Tuesday afternoon, bringing the community project one step closer to the finish line. American Rescue Plan Act funding in the amount of $100,000 was …

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Adoptions are up, the use of euthanasia is down

New data from Oakland Animal Services shows the city-run shelter is slaughtering fewer dogs than in previous years. Part of the reduction can be attributed to a cultural shift in the ministry’s enforcement approach, shelter manager Ann Dunn said Monday. Oakland animal control officers are taking a less punitive approach. …

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Rice Elementary students raise money for an animal shelter | News

A group of gifted and talented students from Rice Elementary recently raised $628.90 for the Corsicana Animal Shelter. Sophomores Madillyn Ivie, Madelyn Jones and Aleia Flores sold pickles every Friday in January to raise money for their “passion” project. The girls started by creating a plan, presenting it to the …

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St. Louis Development Corporation Board of Directors Approves Creation of Northside Economic Empowerment Center to Support Business Growth and Community Development

Today, the St. Louis Development Corporation Board of Directors voted to approve the opening of a Northside Economic Empowerment Center, currently proposed to be based at Sumner High School. Funded with $1.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) credit signed by Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, the Northside Economic …

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Manatee County takes over Bishop Animal Shelter

MAANTEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) – Manatee County has officially taken over the management and operation of the Bishop Animal Shelter from the Bishop Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Manatee County. The donation of the $18 million state-of-the-art facility was coordinated by the County Department of Animal …

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China closes city of 17.5 million in bid to halt Covid outbreak | China

The Chinese government has responded to a sharp rise in coronavirus infections by closing its business center in southern Shenzhen, a city of 17.5 million, and restricting access to Shanghai by suspending bus services . Everyone in Shenzhen, a financial and technology hub that adjoins Hong Kong, will undergo three …

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A donor offers a new washing machine to the Normal animal shelter

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — Pet Central helps! in Normal was the recipient of a community act of kindness. Shelter executive director Lisa Kitchens said they do a lot of laundry every day, especially towels for animals during surgeries and blankets to keep animals comfortable. Recently, both of their washing machines …

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Minnesota Senate Republicans bill would block ‘clean car’ standards – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state Senate committee on Wednesday introduced a bill that would block the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s power to adopt “clean car” standards after rules established by the agency without the contribution from the Legislative Assembly angered Republicans last summer. The proposal, called the Consumer …

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Springbrook Software Announces Record Adoption for its Cloud ERP Cirrus Government Agency

PORTLAND, Oregon., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Springbrook Software, a leading provider of ERP platforms for local government agencies, has seen a record number of customers choose its cloud-based Cirrus financial platform. Over 20 existing and new customers, representing ten states ranging from Pennsylvania for California, moved to Cirrus. Springbrook …

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5 people rescued after plane crash on Lake Iliamna

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – A rescue operation was called Saturday following a plane crash on Lake Iliamna near Newhalen. Alaska State Troopers wrote in a dispatch that they had been notified of an emergency locator transmitter on the ice of Lake Iliamna. Troopers wrote that Wildlife Troopers launched a helicopter …

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Polis administration’s clean truck strategy would reduce pollution and save money – Colorado Department of Transportation

Denver – Building on its national climate and infrastructure goals, the Polis administration today released a state strategy to encourage the adoption of zero-emission medium and heavy-duty trucks that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from these vehicles by at least 45% in Colorado by 2050. That’s the projection of the …

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The non-profit’s dream is slowly becoming a reality at the Rowan County Animal Shelter – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Walking between the concrete block walls of the unfinished building, Nina Dix is ​​quick to point out the architectural features that will make the structure a perfect place for dogs. She mentions the building’s 42 kennels separated into four sections, which will help reduce the spread of germs …

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Dibble students and teachers make a major donation at a fundraiser for an animal shelter

JACKSON, MI — In her first year teaching at Dibble Elementary School, Jennifer Hause didn’t hesitate to dive headfirst into volunteering with the school’s Sunshine Committee to organize a fundraiser. funds for a cause dear to him: the Jackson County Animal Refuge. Hause said she owes the shelter a debt …

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Cedar Dell Residents Craft and Collect for Animal Sanctuary

Animals entering and leaving the Humane Society & Shelter SouthCoast in Dartmouth are about to get a little more comfort and care thanks to a big donation from residents of Cedar Dell Nursing Home. Throughout February, a group of seven residents met regularly to sew and collect supplies to make …

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City of Oakland | Armed individuals damage OPD’s rescue vehicle to…

Date posted: February 25, 2022 at 4:26 p.m.Last update: February 25, 2022 at 4:50 p.m. For Immediate Release February 25, 2022 As members of the Oakland Police Department’s Ceasefire Division attempted to arrest armed individuals linked to robberies and carjackings, two individuals in a stolen vehicle used it to ram …

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NC’s 2 largest school systems adopt mask-optional policies

RALEIGH, North Carolina North Carolina’s two largest school districts have agreed to make masks optional for students and staff indoors starting early next month, in line with Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent recommendation to end the terms of mask. The Wake County and Charlotte-Mecklenburg school boards voted separately on Tuesday to …

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Adopting a Pet Costs Less This Week at Oakland County Animal Shelter – The Oakland Press

By Peg [email protected] The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center was closed for the Presidents Day holiday, but staff will celebrate the rest of the week with reduced prices for all adoptions. Forty-three of the 46 U.S. presidents had White House-era pets. President Abraham Lincoln was so fond …

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Fostoria Hosts Second Annual Yardi Gras to Benefit Animal Shelter – The Vicksburg Post

Fostoria’s annual Yardi Gras celebration features houses decorated for carnival. (Photo by Launo Moore) For the second year in a row, the Fostoria neighborhood of Vicksburg is hosting “Yardi Gras,” a neighborhood celebration that benefits local organizations. This year’s event will take place Feb. 27 from 3-5 p.m., with proceeds …

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Coles County residents raise awareness of animal shelter issues | Local

CHARLESTON — A group of concerned citizens are asking residents for their support in raising awareness of the ongoing issues at the Coles County Animal Shelter. “I just care about the quality of life for the animals in Coles County,” said Latonya Davies, owner of All For Them, Latonya’s Pet …

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Northern Colorado Wildlife Center seeks to educate community as wild baby season approaches – Loveland Reporter-Herald

A local nonprofit hopes to educate the community on how to safely handle wild baby animals, as baby animal season is just around the corner. The Northern Colorado Wildlife Center, a nonprofit that rehabilitates sick or injured wildlife back into the wild while educating the public about the natural history …

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The Cradle in Evanston will host Representation Matters: Affirming Girls of Color

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) — Children face so many things just in the process of growing up. And when it comes to girls, there’s usually the issue of embracing their looks. They compare themselves to others, including, of course, images in the media and social networks. For girls of color, they …

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Snake River Animal Shelter Announces New Executive Director

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Snake River Animal Shelter (SARS) has hired Michelle Ziel-Dingman as the organization’s new executive director. Ziel-Dingman was most recently vice president of marketing and operations for Blue Phoenix Branding and led event planning and development activities for Community Food Basket Idaho Falls. She has …

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Zouma fined by West Ham, loses sponsor for animal abuse

West Ham’s Kurt Zouma kicks the ball during an English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Watford at the London Stadium in London on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/David Cliff) David Cliff PA LONDON Kurt Zouma was fined two weeks’ wages by West Ham and lost …

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Approval of each state plan for US bailout funds to support homeless students and families

This week, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) approved all remaining state plans of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from the Homeless Children and Youth Fund (ARP-HCY). With today’s approval of the Mississippi State Plan, all 52 ARP-HCY state plans are approved by the Department. The $800 million …

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From Homeless to Hero: Mohave County Animal Shelter Dogs Tackle New Job | Local News

KINGMAN — Firefighters are often seen as heroes by the public as they put their lives on the line for the community every day. Because their work is so heavy, a support paw is sometimes brought in to help ease the anxiety that comes with such a demanding profession. Mohave …

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Smiths Station Fire & Rescue suspends ambulance service indefinitely

SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) – Effective Saturday, February 5, Smiths Stations Fire & Rescue is suspending ambulance transport operations indefinitely. Officials say this reduction in services is a direct result of a severe shortage of staff and funding that has been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are extremely …

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Update: Local Agencies Crucial to LaDron Peak Rescue

Screen capture from rescue video courtesy of New Mexico State Police. It took the combined efforts of the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department, Socorro Fire Department, New Mexico State Police, and Socorro Search and Rescue to locate and rescue an injured hiker in the mountains. LaDrones near LaDron Peak last week. …

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St. Leonard man convicted of animal cruelty for hitting dog at animal shelter

Kenneth David Bonolis, 58, of Saint-Leonard Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey announced that 58-year-old Kenneth David Bonolis of St. Leonard was convicted Jan. 25, 2022, of the felony animal cruelty charge. Bonolis was sentenced to 14 days incarceration followed by a period of house arrest. The conviction follows a …

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Brevard Business Leaders Fully Fund 2022 Sheriff’s Office Pet Adoptions

free adoption includes microchipping, vaccinations, county license fees and more SHERIFF WAYNE IVEY: Thanks to AJ Hiers of Boniface-Hiers Automotive; Scott Glover, Bill Orndorf and Ed Flanagan of Glover Orndorf & Flanagan Wealth Management; and Shawn Beck of Jack’s Wrecker Service, every dog ​​and cat adoption from the Brevard County …

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Scottish SPCA appeal for food for small dogs at their Lanarkshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Center

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for food for small dogs in the care of its Lanarkshire Animal Rescue and Care Centre. The center currently cares for 108 dogs and lacks essential food for small dogs. Items can be purchased from the center’s Amazon Wish List or through any other online …

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Oklahoma Animal Rescue Needs Foster Families for Hundreds of Dogs

An Oklahoma animal rescue desperately needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs. It’s a race against time to save hundreds of dogs in the subway from euthanasia. Country Road Animal Rescue saves hundreds of pets, but to keep saving lives, they need help now. Now a local animal rescue group …

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The Baghdad animal shelter is mobilizing to help stray animals

Bella the dog can barely stand after being abused, but there is hope as she receives the care she needs at a shelter and animal shelter in Baghdad, an organization that aims to become the first clinic Iraq veterinarian for stray animals. The Baghdad Animal Rescue opened about a week …

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Tennessee couple say adoption agency turned them away because they were Jewish

A spokesperson for the Department of Children’s Services declined to comment on the case, saying the agency does not comment on ongoing litigation. The office of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III did not respond to an email. Holston United Methodist Home for Children, the agency that declined to …

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Newport Beach, Friends of Newport Beach Animal Shelter Opens New Shelter

The Newport Beach Animal Sanctuary is on the verge of becoming a reality, following a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday that officially kicks off construction of the $3 million permanent animal sanctuary. The shelter is expected to be completed in the summer of 2023. Newport Beach does not currently have a …

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Animal shelter asks public for help

“We haven’t had to euthanize due to space in over three years,” Ruiz said. “We keep them as long as we can to produce a positive result.” Caring for large numbers of large dogs not only takes up more space in kennels, but also more staff time. It’s also a …

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Staunton City Council proposes to take over animal sanctuary as fiscal agent

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) – The Staunton City Council wants to take over as fiscal agent for the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center. At last week’s town council meeting, councilors discussed the future of the shelter and they agreed they wanted to be more financially involved. Councilman Carolyn Dull said she …

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‘Step up and help’: Bakersfield animal shelter urges adoption of big dogs amid surge | News

Big dogs are taking up too much space at the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center, and city officials are hoping a wave of community support can help ease the strain on the system. The city is partnering with the Best Friends Animal Society to encourage local residents to adopt …

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2021 a record year at Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control (FWACC) celebrates and reflects on its accomplishments in 2021. The city agency released the data it compiled for the year on Wednesday. FWACC continued to expand its support program to improve the quality of life for the citizens and …

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Upcoming Mineral Wells Concert Benefiting Animal Shelter | Mineral wells

WEATHERFORD – A local worker who has had a mind-blowing response to the pandemic, hosting free rock shows, is tune in with five rock and metal bands scheduled for a free show on January 15. “It’s just a low-key thing, we’re powering everything with a generator,” said Seth Johnston, who …

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