Animal Shelters

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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Ohio Horse Park Fall Festival Saturday

Part of the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace. Courtesy photo FRANKLIN FURNACE – The Ohio Horse Park, home of the Adkins performance horses, will be holding its 2nd annual Fall Festival this Saturday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s festival features a cruise, a bark …

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Ballarat named 2021 Companion Animal Rescue Awards finalist

The Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal Rescue Awards have just announced the Ballarat Animal Shelter as a finalist in the “Outstanding Council Animal Shelter” category. The Rescue Awards shine a spotlight on the rescue groups, animal shelters and pet organizations that continue to save thousands of animal lives during these …

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Guide to adopting a shelter dog

Animal shelters are once again reaching their maximum capacity. As in many industries, there are simply not enough staff to take care of all animals. Pet adoption rates have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The desire to adopt was so great that animal shelters across the country nearly emptied. According …

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Texas nonprofit works to ease load on animal shelters

KILLEEN, Texas – Overcrowding in central Texas animal shelters is straining its staff, which can be overwhelming to say the least. What would you like to know Central Texas animal shelters face overcrowding issues and it’s straining their staff Snip and Tip founder Cody Courtain strives to lighten the load …

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White County Judge Plans to ‘Get His Toes Wet’ While Examining Possibility of County Animal Shelter | New

White County Judge Michael Lincoln is investigating whether the county has an animal shelter where it could take “vicious animals immediately.” “So that’s what happened,” Lincoln told the White County College Court Buildings and Grounds committee earlier this month. “Faulkner County made the decision to go ahead with their animal …

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Does your dog have a kennel cough?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A number of animal shelters have experienced an outbreak of kennel cough in dogs over the past few months. Kennel cough is on the rise. Here’s how to protect your pet “I would like to think it’s just because of the weather. I mean like every …

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PAWS AND PAGES: Celebrating Dogust | Pets

We’ve all heard the saying “Dogs are man’s best friend” so of course dog parents want to go all out when their birthdays draw near. What if you don’t know what day your dog was born? For parents of dogs who have adopted their best friend from a shelter or …

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CAPA pet of the week: Goose | Pets

Goose is a 2 year old cream tabby domestic shorthair male available for adoption at the Santa Maria Animal Center. He is a cat who loves to be a feline. He tried to live in a house that was not stimulating enough for his kitten’s needs, and now he’s back …

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West Virginia cuts animal shelter deaths in annual report

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia has reduced the number of animal shelter deaths from this year’s annual figures, according to reports. Courtesy of Best Friend’s Animal Society The Best Friend’s Animal Society ranked West Virginia 23rd for rescuing most dogs and cats from shelters in its pet rescue dashboard. Of …

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Pet shelter set up for spine fire evacuees

The towns of Pine and Strawberry remain under evacuation order as the Backbone Fire expands beyond 32,000 acres, without containment yet. Emergency shelters have been set up in Payson for people, their pets and livestock. Melissa Sevigny of KNAU spoke with Bretta Nelson of the Arizona Humane Society who is …

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Animal shelters urgently need adoptive parents

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Several local animal shelters are looking for people willing to welcome homeless animals because they are running out of space in their facilities. With 31 dogs brought in pairs human cases, 26 cats removed from a recent hoarding situation and a mother and four puppies abandoned …

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