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[ad_1] Debi Leja’s roommates have no intention of practicing social distancing. They prefer to collapse on his knees or rub against his heels. Leja and a handful of other Spay Neuter and Protect (SNAP) volunteers, take care of many foster animals in cat and dog rescue at their homes. They also do relays, going back …

[ad_1] Many smaller animal shelters have closed their doors completely in recent weeks due to the pandemic, meaning other killing-free shelters are welcoming lots of new pets. Some shelters have said that what they really need right now are foster homes for just a few weeks. “This guy came in yesterday as a surrender owner,” …

I struggled with this: how can I ask readers to help a homeless pet, when they themselves need help? Five years ago, I hoped we could help our shelters, rescues, and animal welfare organizations $3 at a time. Shelters could get enough donations to buy a new washing machine. For pet treats to calm hyper …

[ad_1] YakobchukOlenaGetty Images Pet Rescue Centers across the UK have appealed for financial support during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – and a new initiative means it’s really easy for you to help. Does your dog know how to hit it? If so, this might just be the ticket to help raise funds … Peter Purves, …

AUSTIN, Texas — Some families housed together are using their free time to try to own a pet. This is a new program from Carly’s Critter Camp, an animal sanctuary in Austin that offers families the opportunity to “rent” rescued animals as pets. It’s their way of giving people a chance to try getting a …

Hello, time traveler!This article was published 04/13/2020 (837 days ago), the information it contains may therefore no longer be up to date. The Winnipeg Pet Shelter needs your help. The no-kill shelter at 3062 Portage Avenue will remain open, but has made several changes to its daily operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government …

89-year-old volunteer Bonnie Liedtke, left, helps serve lunch to dozens of people Friday at the King’s Harvest shelter and meal site on West 3rd Street in Davenport. King’s Harvest volunteers serve lunch to dozens of people Friday at the shelter and meal site on West 3rd Street in Davenport. In this 2016 file photo, volunteer …