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OnFocus – Marla was found in the Auburndale area with a gaping wound on her chest, which was later determined to be due to a gunshot. A caring family took her to the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS), where medical coordinator Holly Henschke realized she needed immediate medical attention. “Once I got a better look …

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – A local organization is spending Thanksgiving on Christmas decorations. But it’s not just for themselves, they hope you will be a part of it so they can help animals in need. “Although we haven’t had a good mid-year, but maybe we can end this year with at least a little bit …

TOWNSHIP OF OLMSTED, Ohio – This story is about my kitten, Bella. After losing my adorable dog Papillon at 14 in 2015, I felt incomplete. We had moved into the Columbia Park development for 55+ years ago and were very happy. But when I lost Rufus, I said what all the parents of grieving animals …

She must also disillusion owners with bad advice from others, such as putting animal litter outside, in the hope of luring them into their home. All that’s going to do, she says, is attract feral cats and other animals looking to mark the box as theirs. She and her team also advise owners on how …

Donations remain local at the Marshfield Area Animal Shelter Since 2008, Festival Foods’ Paw Away Hunger program has provided invaluable assistance to nonprofit animal shelters like Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS). Buyers donate by purchasing $ 5 and $ 10 donation cards at pet and canned vegetable aisles and at each front-end register, and all …

During a particularly cold week in March 2019, Karen Jackson and her family welcomed a new member to their Westtown home: a 3-year-old female from the Great Pyrenees, adopted by a local rescue. But their pleasure was short-lived. Within hours of bringing the dog home – they hadn’t even decided to give it a name …