Animal Shelters

Shelter Slumber Pawty is activated in the Eastern Metropolitan Area

Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is partnering with many local animal shelters and rescues to host the St. Louis Area Shelter Slumber Pawty, a live-streamed event that takes place at 18 pet welfare organizations to collect fund and raise awareness for the adoption of pets in shelters in the Saint-Louis …

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The Humane Society is ready for National Adoption Week

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Humane Society of El Paso and PetSmart Charities are teaming up to bring adoptable pets to PetSmart located in The Fountains at Farah in support of National Adoption Week, which takes will run from February 28 to March 6, 2022. Officials say that, each …

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Groups reach out to immigrant communities to increase the number of pet adoptions

There have always been a few pets at Lesly Castillo, but Pulguita the cat had a special meaning for her. Pulguita was a rescue from Harvey, the 20-year-old Houston Community College student said. When the hurricane hit Houston in 2017, Castillo’s mother found an abandoned litter box at an apartment …

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UMB Financial: Financial Considerations Before Adopting a Pet

During the pandemic, many regional animal shelters were unprecedentedly empty. Still, shelters are filling up again‡ to pre-pandemic levels and hoping more potential pet owners will decide to adopt. If you are planning to adopt a cat, dog or other animal, you must plan for certain financial expenses. There’s something …

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Three Central Coast Nonprofits to Host ‘Snip & Chip’ Event to Combat Pet Overpopulation in SLO County

Three Central Coast nonprofits are coming together this weekend to try to tackle pet overpopulation and improve animal welfare in the county. They will transform the Nipomo Cat and Dog Hospital and its parking lot into the site of a clinic offering neutering and neutering services, pet vaccinations and more. …

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‘Cockroaches after exes’ and ‘poo in the books’: How animal shelters are helping celebrate V-Day

Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean hugs and roses for everyone – for some people it’s a reminder of painful heartaches. To ease these feelings a bit, some organizations offer people a way to release their anxiety and support a good cause at the same time. The Hemsley Conservation Center and the …

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St. Clair Shores considers puppy mill ordinance – Macomb Daily

St. Clair Shores City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance to protect pets at its next meeting. The proposal, introduced by Councilor David Rubello on Monday, would ban retail pet stores from selling dogs and cats as a way to crack down on puppy mills. The Humane Pet …

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Stray Rescue Travels to Southwest Missouri to Rescue 50 Abandoned Dogs from Deplorable Conditions | St. Louis News Headlines

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis nonprofit is coming to the rescue of dozens of abandoned and neglected dogs on a rural property in southwestern Missouri. Stray Rescue first became aware of the situation earlier this week after discussions on social media and local rescue groups appealed for help. …

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There are options available for people who cannot keep their dog

The German Shepherd pup sitting next to Monnett New Winchester Road outside Galion still had his blanket with him when Angie Chandler found him. “Why the hell would you do that to a puppy, I have no idea. No idea,” the Crawford County dog ​​sitter said. “It broke my heart. …

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Kitten Bowl canceled at Hallmark ahead of Super Bowl

For the past eight years, those who didn’t watch football on Super Bowl Sunday had the comforting option of seeing kittens rolling around on the turf for three hours instead. That tradition, Hallmark’s annual Kitten Bowl, will not continue this year, and GAC Media is considering acquiring the program, Variety …

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Restoring full electric service will take days, Ulster executive says; additional warming centers open – Daily Freeman

An ice storm that blanketed Ulster County over the weekend affected ‘tens of thousands’ of county residents, and full power service is not expected to be restored for ‘several days’, the manager said of Ulster County, Pat Ryan, Saturday February 5th. Ryan, speaking at a press conference, said the county …

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Killeen Animal Advisory Council Presents Annual Report | Local News

Killeen Animal Advisory Council Deputy Chair Linda Marzi presented the council’s annual report to Killeen Town Council this week and also discussed other ways to involve townspeople in the animal sanctuary. managed by the city. As Tuesday evening’s board meeting drew to a close, Marzi took to the podium to …

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Love is in the air for a first vendor fair to benefit Volunteers For Animals

It’s a familiar story with a surprise twist for a Batavia-based nonprofit. Volunteers For Animals had planned its very first vendor fair in early April 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and rendered all public activities dead. This is the familiar part for so many organizations that have had to …

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NutriSource launches superstar training rewards to support kids, families and pets going through tough times

100% of proceeds will support the NutriSource SuperStars donation program PERHAM, Minn., January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — NutriSource®, one of America’s most beloved and trusted pet brands, today announced the launch of the NutriSource SuperStars Giving program, a new philanthropic initiative that expands commitment company’s long history of using its …

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Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter Advisory Board Annual Report for 2021 | Advertisement

2021 has been another year of unexpected challenges for the Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter, the Lafourche Parish Government, and all businesses and residents of Lafourche Parish. As Covid continued to pressure shelter staff, it also affected pets and their owners. LPAS Director Hilary K. Detilier juggled her staff through Covid …

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Calls for animal control go unanswered

About three years ago, Don Meiners tried to reach Jackson City Animal Control for advice about a squirrel in his house, but he was never lucky to get anyone on the phone. The problem resolved itself when the squirrel ran away from the house on its own. He tried again …

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Tour services set for Brendan Santo

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — Visitation and memorial services have been set for an 18-year-old Grand Valley State University student who died in October. The body of Brendan Santo, who disappeared during a visit to Michigan State University, was found Friday in the Red Cedar River. Police: Private investigator found …

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Puppy Bowl 2022: Dogs of the Delaware Valley will compete

Who plays Here’s a look at the Delaware Valley puppies that will be competing in this year’s showdown: Brooke, representing Team Fluff on behalf of Brandywine Valley SPCA. (discovery+/Animal Planet/ The Dogist/Elias Weiss Friedman) Brooke | Team fluffBeagle / Treeeing Walker CoonhoundBrandywine Valley SPCA Forrest, representing Team Fluff on behalf …

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Iowa animal shelters see a surge in Betty White Challenge donations

The late actress and comedian Betty White was well known for her on-screen roles, but her passion for animal welfare has inspired fans around the world to honor her memory by opening their wallets. To celebrate what would have been the TV star and animal activist’s 100th birthday on Monday, …

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Froggy’s Popcorn Offers National Popcorn Day Deal While Supporting Louisville Area Animal Shelters

This National Popcorn Day, you can get a deal on local gourmet popcorn while supporting shelter animals. Froggy’s Popcorn creates gourmet popcorn from the ground up. Owner Melanie Fischer, also known as Popcorn Mel’s name, offers a deal on Wednesday, Jan. 19 for National Popcorn Day. Customers can get five …

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Leave Stray Animals on the Street, Say Miami Animal Shelters

On Christmas Eve, Lucy Rosario picked up a gray and white pit bull she found wandering the streets of her Miami neighborhood. She feared he would be hit by a car. When she arrived home, she took photos of the dog – which she named Lola – and posted them …

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Betty White Challenge helps animal shelters

CINCINNATI — Monday, January 17 would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday. Many fans of the late Ohio TV and movie star are celebrating in a meaningful way by donating to a cause close to his heart. What do you want to know Cincinnati Animal Care is Hamilton County’s only …

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Explore these animal shelters at your convenience

There are a number of animal shelters in Johannesburg and residents who need their services can contact them. Here are their details: Woodrock Animal Rescue – this is a pro-life shelter located in Pretoria Rural, but has pop-up centers in Parktown North and Bryanston. Residents can contact them on 060 …

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Sangamon County IL Committee to Consider Animal Control Review

The Sangamon County Public Health Committee will consider on Thursday entering into a contract with a familiar third-party group to conduct a “top-down” review of animal control policies and procedures. Allegations of misconduct have been raised in recent months by local animal rights groups and members of Springfield City Council. …

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Special Rescues Help Struggling Homeowners Find Their Pets’ Next Home | Michigan News

By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Who will take your pet when you die? The question often does not have an easy answer, especially for sick or elderly people who are moving to home nursing or assisted living. During the pandemic, specialist rescue, advocacy and adoption services …

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ANNA Shelter has 16 purebred English pointers to adopt

When Ruth Thompson accepts animals into her shelter without killing, it’s usually because they are stray, abandoned, or recovered from an animal cruelty case. But every now and then Thompson, who runs the ANNA shelter at 1555 E. 10th St., will be contacted by a commercial breeder who for some …

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Central Pa. Animal Shelters Accept Donations in Honor of Betty White – WTAJ – www.wearecentralpa.com

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Kentucky Humane Society helps rescue over 100 huskies in Spencer County

SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) – More than 100 dogs have been rescued from Spencer County after living on one property in unsanitary conditions. The Kentucky Humane Society assisted Spencer County Animal Care and Control in early January with the rescue of Huskies and other large breed dogs from one property. …

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Animal shelters in the Grand Strand area faced challenges in 2021 and are expected to grow in 2022

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – The words restless and difficult are used by two animal shelters in Grand Strand to describe 2021. Kind Keeper Animal Rescue and Grand Strand Humane Society say they have seen an increase in adoptions over the past year. “We’ve been extremely busy all year, Leanne …

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Almost 300 new statutes enter into force on Saturday | Chicago News

What kid hasn’t tried to make money (sometimes literally a single dollar) by selling lemonade? Soon the young people of Illinois will be able to do so, without fear of breaking the law. When the Haylis Law (SB 119) comes into effect in 2022, governments will no longer be able …

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Alex Bowman is auctioning off his helmet for an important cause

Getty Alex Bowman continues to fundraise for Best Friends Animal Society. # 48 Chevrolet Camaro driver Hendrick Motorsports of the NASCAR Cup Series provides equipment to support an organization close to his heart. Alex Bowman is auctioning off a racing helmet to raise funds for the Best Friends Animal Society. …

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New Illinois law hopes to reduce animal abuse cases

QUINCY (WFEM) – A new Illinois law hopes to reduce the number of animal abuse cases across the state. As of January 1, it will be illegal for anyone convicted of a crime of animal abuse to own or live with an animal. The goal is to make sure people …

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Emergency care in Florida helps transport animals from Kentucky tornadoes to shelter in Michigan

Dogs and cats abandoned in shelters when the tornado hit Kentucky are now better cared for. Florida Urgent Rescue has transported dogs and cats from the destruction of Kentucky to a shelter in Michigan. After natural disasters like this one, animal shelters are usually even more overwhelmed. “There is a …

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Monty’s Home celebrates another graduation ceremony, helps pets find homes for the holidays

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Monty’s Home is a non-profit rescue group that takes dogs out of local shelters, places them in Pender Correctional for basic inmate training, and then to loving homes. The first step in choosing the dogs to be removed from the shelter. “We have a 19 step …

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Animal returns are minimal despite the number of adoptions

Last year, as the COVID-19 outbreak prompted stay-at-home orders and physical distancing protocols, many Americans found solace in new four-legged companions. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reported in May that 23 million U.S. households have adopted pets since the start of the pandemic. This includes …

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“It means to me helping these animals” – How a local animal shelter deals with overcrowding problem | News

HILLSDALE, Indiana (WTHI) – The Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society is just one of many local animal shelters struggling with overcrowding. Last week alone, the shelter received 40 new animals. Now they are looking for homes for over 120 dogs and cats during the peak holiday season. Adopting pets during the …

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Animal Society Proposes Adoption | Community

Americans are inundated every year with classic images of puppies adorned with bows or stuffed kitten stockings, so it’s no surprise that many families bring home pets for the holidays. Not everyone thinks about it, but where these pets come from can help or hinder efforts to end the slaughter …

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Woodside teenager remembered as ‘role model’ and ‘ambitious’ friend – WAVY.com

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Xuluprophet, Maxines enjoy safe shelter at The Wormhole

The statistics on domestic violence in America are woefully grim. One in four women and one in seven men will experience physical violence from an intimate partner, according to the CDC. According to the CDC, nearly half of women and men will experience psychological abuse from a partner in their …

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Cats rescued from Beirut, Lebanon, find refuge in local shelter

MENANDS – The 14 cats brought to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society have traveled much further than their fellows, all thanks to the efforts of a veterinarian with a 30-year career and a deep interest in rescuing homeless animals. For the past five years, Dr David Chico has worked with …

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Canine flu epidemic dissipates in LA City animal shelters – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

(Facebook / Los Angeles County – Agoura Animal Care Center) Access restrictions caused by a canine flu outbreak at two animal shelters in the city of Los Angeles have been lifted, meaning potential pet adopters can once again visit animals at shelters in Los Angeles. Chatsworth and West Los Angeles. …

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Buying a puppy online is still extremely risky, BBB warns

People who buy pets online are very likely to come across a fraudulent ad in an online ad or website, according to BBB. Tweet this BBB Scam Tracker online shopping scam reports have exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic, and pet scams account for 35% of those reports in 2021. Although …

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MINI USA & Best Friends Animal Society Offer Free Pet Adoptions

Whichever route you take, having the right co-pilot for the route can help. That’s why MINI USA and Best Friends Animal Society are teaming up on the weekend of December 10-12, with free adoptions at Best Friends stores across the country just in time for the holiday season. “According to …

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City and BISSELL Pet Foundation bring holiday hope to shelter animals in El Paso

El Paso Animal Services is once again partnering with the BISSELL Pet Foundation to bring hope to pets this holiday season with its FREE “Empty Shelters – Holiday Hope” adoption event from Monday December 6 through Monday December 20. WHO: El Paso Animal Services & BISSELL Pet Foundation WHAT: Empty …

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Jacksonville-area adoptable pets of the week

Cold Noses, the Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features dogs and cats available for adoption at government-run animal shelters in the region. Some shelters are operating with limitations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Contact individual shelters for more information. • Clay County Animal Services, 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. …

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Veterinarians and legal experts meet to discuss ways to treat and prevent cases of animal abuse

BATON ROUGE – Animal abuse cases have made headlines in recent months. Today an unusual mix of vets and lawyers gathered to discuss ways to prevent and prosecute these types of crimes. Sadly, cases of animal torture, fatal neglect, and the use of animals in bloodthirsty sports are frequent complaints …

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Los Angeles animal lovers urged to fight animal cruelty

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Angelenos who love animals and hate cruelty to animals have been asked to donate to the Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation for donation on Tuesday. Donations will help fight animal cruelty and support local animal welfare programs. According to the foundation, the contributions will …

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How Sacramento Business Owners Attract Customers for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is starting again this year, and many Sacramento stores have vacation deals to attract customers. According to the Small Business Administration, there are over 32 million small businesses in the United States. More than half of all working Americans own or are employed by a small business. …

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November 26 – SD Gunner Fund receives $ 2,500 grant from Petco Love | Non-profit associations

November 26, 2021 – SD Gunner Fund recently announced a $ 2,500 investment from newly appointed Petco Love to support their life-changing work with service animals in Southeast Georgia. Petco Love’s investment will change lives by funding the training and placement of much-needed service animals for veterans struggling with PTSD …

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Vicksburg board of directors approves animal shelter proposal – The Vicksburg Post

The mayor’s council and alderman approved a proposal totaling $ 117,300 with architect Michael Bernard with Animal Shelters of America for the design and administration of the construction of a new animal shelter in Vicksburg. The approval came at Wednesday’s board meeting. City attorney Nancy Thomas said the city will …

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SASF creates a human education program for local schools

Students of the HUMANe HUMANs program of the SASF Courtesy Southampton Animal Shelter Receive our Hamptons Insider newsletters direct to your doorstep. The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) announced the launch of HUMANe HUMANs, a humane education program aimed at teaching students in Kindergarten to Grade 5 about the humane …

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Animal shelters at full capacity; residents urged to use social media to seek help | New

Animal rights activists emphasize the importance of social media when it comes to lost and found animals. On Thursday, November 18, a woman contacted the Tahlequah Daily Press with a problem she was having after finding a stray dog. She said she contacted the Humane Society of Cherokee County and …

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Taiwanese Pet Food Maker Gives Year of Free Food to Encourage Adoption of Senior Dogs and Cats | Life

A Taiwanese pet food manufacturer is donating a year of free pet food to encourage adoption of senior dogs and cats from eight shelters in New Taipei City. – Reuters photo KUALA LUMPUR, November 18 – A Taiwanese pet food manufacturer is sponsoring a year of pet food to encourage …

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Pets on Thanksgiving: Be Careful What You Let Them Eat at the Table | Entertainment / Life

As we spend Thanksgiving Day with family and friends and enjoy the great food and company, remember that the four-legged family members will be attentive to the delicious food, too. It is important to know which foods can be shared safely and which should be kept out of reach. If …

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The survival story of an Iowa dog

WELL. NO DELAYS. AL: YX DOZENS OF NEGLECTEDOG D SAVES FIVE A – FROM SOUTHERN IOWA BREEDER. WAYSIDE WAIFS IS ONE OF THE NOW TINAKG DOG SHELTERS FROM THE FACILITIES OWNED BY DANIEL GINGERICH. AS REPORTED IN A SPECIAL KCCI 8 NEWS INVESTIGATION, GINGERICH AGREED TO DELIVER MORE THAN 500 …

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CAPA Pet of the Week: Linnea | Pets

Linnea is a 1 year old female, black and silver shorthair dwarf rabbit from the Netherlands available for adoption at the Santa Maria Animal Center. This breed is known to be intelligent, therefore very easy to train but also less tolerant. They thrive in a calm, stable environment with lots …

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Sweet Baby Ray is a complete lover

Sweet Baby Ray is just that, an adorable baby! This male neutered mixed breed dog is a people’s delight and a complete lover. He came to the Humane Society of Saint Joseph County as a wanderer in June. Although the shelter doesn’t know much about Sweet Baby Ray’s history or …

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Halloween Events in Westmoreland County

Irwin Irwin’s Halloween Costume Party for adults 21 and over will feature food, music provided by AJ Entertainment, and karaoke singing from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday at Masonic Hall, 415 , Main Street, Irwin. The event is BYOB. Tickets cost $ 12 per person plus fees through …

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Charity Token Pawthereum announces its launch to bring the

BOULDER, Colorado, October 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Pawthereum, a community-run charitable cryptocurrency project, has been fully launched on the Ethereum blockchain after months of fieldwork by a team of volunteers to save, revitalize and rename the abandoned Grumpy Finance project. Supporting animal shelters and defending the welfare of animals …

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PetAPalooza returns for the 11th year at Curtis Lumber

BALLSTON SPA, NY (NEWS10) – Crowds of people return to Curtis Lumber at Ballston Spa for the 11th annual PetAPalooza, a major local pet adoption effort. Curtis Lumber’s PetAPalooza “We are so excited to have everyone back. With everything going on with COVID, we’ve really missed all the shelters, staff …

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Paws and claws invaded by cats | Local

Deb Potter from the Paws and Claws Adoption Center in Columbus explains the animal shelter’s cat problem. Hannah schrodt The Paws and Claws adoption center is facing a feline crisis it has never seen before, officials say. “Every day we receive three, four, five cats. It’s amazing, ”said Deb Potter, …

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Helping Hounds Dog Rescue meets post-hurricane needs

Hurricane Ida caused damage on the Gulf Coast and in the northeast. The impacts are being felt here in central New York City. Shelters accept dogs displaced from Mississippi. Helping Hounds Dog Rescue in North Syracuse has hosted dozens of dogs for Mississippi, Texas, and other southern states. Some of …

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A New Way to Adopt – Flagler College Gargoyle

Maiya Mahoney & Danielle Filjon For a slideshow of photos at the Witty Whisker Cat Cafe: https://youtu.be/wMouLz-mKW0 An eclectic array of cat decorations, sparkling string lights and vibrant mandalas adorn the Witty Whisker Cat Cafe in St. Augustine. Described as a ‘bohemian’ space serving coffee and baked goods, Angeli Rodriguez …

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New Vets Find Perfect Home to Fulfill Their Animal Care Dreams at Associated Veterinary Services | Sponsored: Associated Veterinary Services

Editor’s Note This article is brought to you by the Associated Veterinary Services. Two new veterinarians joined the Associate Veterinary Services team at the start of their professional careers. Dr Tanner Hernandez is a 2020 graduate of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and recently completed a one-year referral medicine internship. …

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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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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 still demand that, according to longtime executive director Joan McBurnie, as they’ve found when people make appointments they’re more likely …

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