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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Pet shelters across the country see a lot of animals coming through their doors and Heartland is no different. Pets in southeast Missouri out of Cape Girardeau County are once again overcrowded as they seek people to adopt a pet to free up space and send these animals to a …

TAMPA – Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is experiencing extreme overcrowding at its facilities and staff at 440 N. Falkenburg Road is hoping this weekend’s adoption special helps open up a little space. The shelter is participating in the National Best Friends Adoption Weekend on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, a nationwide effort …

Job July 22, 2022 | 1:16 p.m. National Best Friends Adoption Weekend aims to increase the number of pet adoptions across the United States. The Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is participating in a nationwide adoption effort Friday and Saturday, the latest initiative to ease severe overcrowding at the shelter. National Best Friends Adoption …

Adoption fees for all kittens will be waived on Sunday at the Best Friends Lifesaving Center. BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Best Friends Rescue Center (BFLC) is celebrating National Kitten Day this Sunday, July 10 by waiving adoption fees at their center located at 210 Prairie Lane in Bentonville. BFLC needs the most help as kitten season …

I was recently reminded that PACC has been operating in “code red” for a year now, which means that we are using npublic kennels for temporary housing and disease isolation to house available adoptable dogs. Why? Because the number of animals entering the shelter, especially dogs, continues to outweigh the number of animals leaving. It’s …

I just became acquainted with the bizarre world of pet finance. There are even pet loans available such as Kansas Payday Loans ACFA for those with terrible credit. According to what I discovered, many pet businesses sell puppies and kittens and allow you to finance them to “afford” them. Because so many people can’t say …

The Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center has 500% more capacity for cats and over 130% more for dogs. TAMPA, Fla. — A local Hillsborough County pet shelter is experiencing overcrowding this summer and plans to hold a free adoption day to give cats and dogs a fur-always at home. Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is …

A Thousand Oaks pet shelter has faced a barrage of hate messages and threats since the owner announced he had started screening potential adopters for their stance on gun ownership and reform. Shelter Hope Pet Shop owner Kim Sill said in a recent newsletter that his team would add a question to their screening protocols: …

KENAB, Utah — Nearly 18,000 dogs and cats died in pet shelters across Mississippi in 2021, representing 27.3% of all animals taken to shelters statewide . A recent study by a pet welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society shows that Mississippi’s overall savings rate of 72.7% was worse than all but seven other US states …

The founder of a Thousand Oaks dog and cat shelter has adopted a new policy prohibiting certain gun owners from adopting pets there, sparking numerous threats against her. Kim Sill, 61, announced the new rules in Shelter Hope Pet Shop’s weekly newsletter in late May. “We are pro-gun control,” the bulletin said. “If your beliefs …

Delaney and his sister Ella FB/MAPS MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) — Instead of asking for birthday gifts for herself this year, Delaney opted to collect Pet Supplies Plus gift cards and use them to buy supplies for pet shelters local. When Pet Supplies Plus staff learned what Delaney was up to, they gave her an extra …

ALBANY — Abandoned and abused dogs and cats will see their conditions improve at shelters and rescue organizations thanks to legislation approved at the Statehouse, advocates for the humane treatment of animals say. “It will raise the standards for shelter and rescue at all levels,” said Libby Post, executive director of the New …

ALBANY — Abandoned and abused dogs and cats should be on better terms at shelters and rescue organizations thanks to legislation approved at the Statehouse, advocates for the humane treatment of animals say. “This is going to raise the standards for shelter and rescue at every level,” said Libby Post, executive director of the New …

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — More than two years after its indoor facilities closed to the public following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Augusta Animal Services shelter has reopened. On March 18, 2020, the shelter closed to the community “out of an abundance of caution due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic,” the …

There are many ways to be prepared to keep your pet safe in an emergency. The first thing to do is get your pet microchipped – don’t wait for a storm to approach. Hurricane Katrina displaced over 8,000 animals; most of them have never been reunited with their owners. Nationally microchipping and registering your pet …

It may have been unusual for the opening of a pet shelter to elicit tears, but this was no ordinary building. Although the structure contains kennels, enclosures, and pet food, on the entrance wall is a picture of a woman gazing fondly at her little Jack Russell terrier. In one hand she holds a cup …

WEST LOS ANGELES, CA — Pet adoption fees will be reduced or waived at dozens of shelters across California this weekend thanks to a partnership between Bounty and the Best Friends Animal Society. To help dogs and cats find forever homes during National Pet Month, Bounty will donate $50 for each dog adopted and $25 …

GARDENA, CA – Pet adoption fees will be reduced or waived at dozens of shelters across California this weekend thanks to a partnership between Bounty and the Best Friends Animal Society. To help dogs and cats find forever homes during National Pet Month, Bounty will donate $50 for each dog adopted and $25 for each …

Denver, CO – Millions of pets are up for adoption at shelters across the country, including through Colorado rescue groups participating in Adopt a Shelter Pet Day on Saturday. Adopt a Pet Shelter, celebrated annually on April 30, was set aside to raise awareness for the millions of cats, dogs and other pets awaiting adoption …

BEAUMONT, Texas — People gather around the Humane Society of Southeast Texas after video showed a thief hiding under the shelter’s van and cutting out its catalytic converter. Reactions began pouring in from all over southeast Texas, with people offering to pay for the repairs. On Monday, the catalytic converter of the refuge van was …

ACROSS AMERICA – Millions of pets are waiting for adoption at shelters across the country, including through rescue groups participating in Adopt a Pet Shelter Day on Saturday. Adopt-a-pet-from-a-shelter day, celebrated annually on April 30, was set aside to raise awareness of the millions of cats, dogs and other pets awaiting adoption at 3,500 animal …

As Center for Animal Health and Welfare officials prepare for the annual state of the shelter meeting on Tuesday night, the nonprofit’s executive director has come under fire. In recent emails and social media posts, people have asked Chief Executive Kelly Bauer about her management style. A Facebook page launched last month questions the way …

BATAVIA, Ohio (WXIX) – A local pet shelter hosted an event where individuals could foster a pet just for the holiday weekend. The League for the Protection of Animals organized the Foster Hop event on Saturday at its Batavia site to help encourage individuals to adopt animals. “We would like to take the animals out …

Culture The fashion influencer and champion of Aspins is delighted with the opening of an animal adoption and rehabilitation center in her husband’s bailiwick ANCX staff | April 16, 2022 We all know Heart Evangelista’s affection for aspins. Do you remember Panda she rescued from Nasugbu, Batangas? The dog became a much …

By Vicki Brown Members of the Colleton County High School Student Council recently held a duct tape fundraiser for the Colleton County Animal Shelter that raised $1,000. Fundraising was a competition between the administration and the teachers. Students were allowed to put money in any teacher/administration jar they wanted. The teacher and administrator with the …

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) — In situations of domestic violence, there are many barriers that can prevent a person from getting out of an abusive relationship. One of these obstacles is a pet. The Liberty House is working to raise funds for an on-site pet shelter. Adding that having that extra companion and form of support …

A pet shelter owner and two of his employees in Chennai have been convicted under Section 429 of the Indian Penal Code and several sections of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960, after CCTV footage showed one of the employees allegedly beating a dog, leading to his later death. Velachery Police registered the …

By Cam Lucadou Wells A former reservist soldier who tied up and threatened to shoot a terrified worker as he tried to rescue his cat from an animal shelter in Cranbourne West has been jailed. Tony Douglas Wittman, 25, of Langwarrin, pleaded guilty in Victoria County Court to charges of aggravated burglary, common assault, perjury …

article Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center TAMPA, Florida. – The Betty White Challenge will continue at Hillsborough Pet Resource Center. From now until May 11, adoption fees will be waived for dogs and cats seeking forever homes. The adoption shelter was one of many across the country that participated in the Betty White Challenge after …

AIKEN, SC (WRDW/WAGT) – At the Aiken County Animal Shelter, some dogs have been waiting for months for a home. “People come and they want the young dog. They want the year-old dog, they want the puppy. They don’t want these dogs that are around five years old,” said shelter volunteer Kathy Jacobs. She says …

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A wave of COVID-19 infections among staff has forced the temporary closure of a pet adoption center without killing James Island. Pet Helpers’ director of operations Katie Leasure said more than half of the shelter’s staff are currently out of work due to illness. While the group still welcomes stray animals …

No more dogs, cats need homes By James Card Last year, one in five households adopted pets, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. It was called the “Pandemic Pet” fashion. This year is different. “Increasingly, we are receiving requests for help from people facing health issues, homelessness, financial hardship …

One in ten pets adopted from shelters will be homeless in six months, according to The American Humane Society. When someone receives a pet as a gift, it’s often unexpected. Recipients may not have time to research their pets or understand the responsibility of owning a pet. The Peninsula Humane Society for the Prevention of …

NAPERVILLE, IL — Thieves “ripped open” a locked mailbox and stole mail that may have included donations to ADOPT Pet Shelter in Naperville, the Chicago Tribune reports. The incident happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Industrial Drive. Surveillance footage from that time shows two people in hoodies destroying the mailbox and …

Mailbox breakdown at a pet shelter In a Facebook post yesterday, ADOPT Pet Shelter management said its mailbox was broken into over the weekend and donations to the shelter may have been stolen in the incident. The shelter had recently held fundraising events to raise money for a $ 130,000 renovation of its outdoor kennel. …

ADOPT Pet Shelter says her mailbox was broken into over the weekend and donations to the shelter may have been taken during the incident. In a facebook Publishthe shelter detailed what happened, saying “although we don’t know exactly what was stolen, they seized numerous envelopes from the mailbox”. ADOPT suspects that donations to the shelter …

Donations Possibly Stolen From ADOPT Pet Shelter MailboxDonations Possibly Stolen From ADOPT Pet Shelter Mailbox Support NCTV17. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. ADOPT Pet Shelter says her mailbox was broken into over the weekend and donations to the shelter may have been taken during the incident. In a facebook Publishthe shelter detailed what happened, saying “although …

Trisha, the brunette boxer who leans on a visitor’s leg to solicit more scratches, holds an unwelcome record in Miami-Dade County. She has been at the county animal shelter the longest of all animals, a 196-day stay that is part of a discouraging return to pre-pandemic routines when it comes to homeless dogs and cats. …

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Excelsior Grange Christmas Fair will be held at Grange Hall at 446 Harris Hill Road, Poland on November 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be artisans, door prizes, raffles, baked goods, wreaths and a lunch to go with your choice of beef stew, chili or corn chowder and dessert. …

$ 250 also donated to Marshfield K-9 and the Clark County Humane Society MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Pet Supplies Plus hosted a successful grand opening ceremony, which included a donation to three local animal related nonprofits. Visitors to the celebration voted for their choice of Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS), Clark County Humane Society (CCHS) …

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – In 2020, animal lover Gabby Hoyt happily adopted Stella, a dog who was seriously injured in a car crash. It turns out that Stella also helped save Hoyt. Stella came to Indy Humane with a broken pelvis after being found hit by a car. She almost became a three-legged dog, but with …

Thanks to the generosity of the Susan J. Stamler Estate and grants from the DuPage Foundation and the Wanda Muntwyler Foundation, the dogs at ADOPT Pet Shelter in Naperville get a much better place to rest while they wait for their forever home. . Traditional kennels can be noisy and stressful for dogs, and the …

“They ruined everything” CEO of one of Bahamas oldest charities “disheartened” by incident NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Humane Society (BHS) suffered damage to its property for thousands of dollars on Sunday night after a burglary allegedly took place at its Dunmore Avenue location. In addition to extensive property damage, the animal shelter’s security system …

St. Louis County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 10521 Bauer Boulevard. Photo via Google Earth. Barney, a mixed breed for adoption dog, catches the attention of visitors to the St. Louis County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center in Olivette on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen @ post-dispatch. com. Kate Donaldson, …

By web staff Click here for updates on this story ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) – Fire crews battled heavy flames at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando on Conroy Road in Orange County overnight. Several animals died and crews were still counting each animal Thursday afternoon. The fire broke out at around 10:27 p.m. on Wednesday. …

This is the moment when brave non-commissioned officers rescued dozens of cats and dogs from a fire at an Orlando pet shelter that killed thirteen rescued cats. Orange County Fire Rescue found flames “through the roof” when they arrived at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando shelter shortly after 10:20 pm Wednesday, the agency said. …

An estimated 20 to 30 cats were killed in a fire at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando on Wednesday night in what the shelter’s executive director called his “worst nightmare.” The fire, reported to Orange County Fire Rescue at 10:21 p.m., severely damaged the 5,000 square foot building, located at 2727 Conroy Road near …

ORLANDO, Fla. – A fire claimed the lives of 23 cats Wednesday night at a pet shelter in Orlando, the authorities said. A source on site indicates that several animals have been rescued. — Nick Papantonis WFTV (@NPapantonisWFTV) September 16, 2021 >> Read more trending news According to WFTV, the incident happened at the Pet …

Grand opening held at the new accommodation center MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – The Marshfield Area Animal Shelter (MAPS) celebrated a 10th anniversary / ribbon cutting / grand opening ceremony on Wednesday at its new facility at 3500 Downwind Drive. MAPS was formed in September 2011 when concerned citizens realized the need for an animal shelter …

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry deployed its mobile pet shelter and animal transport task force on Monday, August 30. The task force helped shelter and care for pets in Laplace, which experienced extensive flooding from Hurricane Ida. Many residents and their pets found themselves trapped in their homes as the waters began to …

Posted: August 26, 2021 / 10:56 a.m. MDT / Update: August 26, 2021 / 11:31 AM MDT Lily is available at the Foothills Animal Shelter (Credit: FHAS) GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) – Foothills Animal Shelter is donating dollar for dollar to benefit pets who are trying to find their forever homes. A dog whose life was …

SALISBURY, Maryland-A ANIMAL SHELTER IN OICOMICO VSOUNTY IS OVERWHELMED BY dogs and DESPERATELY WANTS THESE FURRY FRIENDS TO FIND THEIR FOREVER HOMES. Mall dogs recently arrived at THE HUMANE SSociety of OICOMICO COUNTY. JTHE SHELTER IS FACING A MASS INFLUX OF DOGS. DDUE TO OVERCROWDING OF THE KENNEL, SOME ANIMALS ARE OBLIGED TO STAY OUTSIDE …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A pet shelter has officially opened at the Weaver Domestic Violence Center, the state’s largest emergency shelter for women and children. On Wednesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held to celebrate the installation, which was attended by community and civic leaders. The YWCA has heard victims on the crisis line say that …

LONDON: A former British Royal Navy commando who runs Afghanistan’s only dog ​​and cat shelter says he has only a week left before he runs out of pet food and pleads with the UK government for it help save him, his staff and 140 animals. Pen Farthing started the Nowzad charity in 2007 to save …

CAP GIRARDEAU, Missouri (KFVS) – Fresh concrete was poured Monday morning at the construction site of the new Humane Society of Southeast Missouri building in Cape Girardeau. Tank, a dog who is currently looking for his forever home, left his approval at work by leaving his paw prints in the new concrete slab. “Every time …

IN THE STATE – The state of Florida has the 4th highest number of pet deaths in shelters in the country, according to data compiled by Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization. Best Friends reports that 24,289 dogs and cats needlessly died in public shelters in 2020. However, these shelters were able …

Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, has released its sixth annual pet rescue dataset, which provides a national snapshot of the number of dogs and cats entering and leaving shelters each year. It also includes a state-by-state no kill priority ranking of which Virginia is fifteenth. Best Friends measures shelter rescue with …

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 on the ground in Payson …

The towns of Pine and Strawberry remain under evacuation orders as the Backbone Fire expands beyond thirty-two thousand acres, yet to be contained. Emergency shelters have been set up in Payson for people, their pets and livestock. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with Bretta Nelson of the Arizona Humane Society who is on the ground in …

MARSHFIELD, Wisconsin (WSAW) – Marshfield Area Pet Shelter recently adopted a new program called trap-neutral-release (TNR) to help reduce the number of feral cats in its community. Through this program, feral cats will be trapped, neutered or neutered and released from where they came. While cats are having surgery, vets also examine them for other …

MARSHFIELD, Wisconsin (WSAW) – The Marshfield area animal shelter recently adopted a new program called trap-neutral-release (TNR) to help reduce the number of feral cats in its community. Through this program, feral cats will be trapped, neutered or neutered and released from where they came. While cats undergo surgery, vets also examine them for other …

Staff report WENTWORTH – On a recent day at the Rockingham County Animal Shelter, employees at Eden’s Purina pet food manufacturing plant took the time to volunteer for a series of tasks with creatures four-legged and two-legged. Some socialized kittens and walked dogs awaiting adoption, while others built a chicken coop and cleaned kennels as …

The animals had to seek shelter amid last week’s torrential rain in Cape Town An animal shelter in Khayelitsha needs help after being damaged by flooding. The modernization of the shelter will cost just under 100,000 Rand. The organization said it needs to upgrade its shelter to prevent future flooding and ensure their homeless dogs …

In 2020, individuals across the state took a leap of faith and adopted furry companions to help them endure the ebb and flow of pandemic life. Colorado State University researchers released a report in November 2020 that found bonding with a pet during stay-at-home orders reduced feelings of anxiety and depression. Click to enlarge Photo …

YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) – “Animal shelters prepare for surrender,” warned a June 24, 2020 headline in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. “I understand why they would think that,” Steven Martinez, executive director of the York County SPCA, said Tuesday of expert predictions and public perceptions, based on stories of individuals abandoning …

GLENVILLE – A diverse group of organizations in Schenectady County were honored with the 2021 Good News Awards on Thursday. The Schenectady County Chamber annually awards the awards to companies, organizations and individuals that have achieved significant growth; occupied a new or recently renovated building; has reached an important anniversary; has launched a unique product …

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – After months of planning and renovations, an unused stable in Scottsdale is almost set to debut as a “dog hotel” to serve as a temporary shelter for dogs while their owners, mostly homeless, working to find permanent housing. The program, called “Sit. Stay. Heal ”, is a partnership between the City of …

BENTONVILLE – The city plans to begin construction this summer on its animal shelter, designed as a one-stop-shop for all things pets, said David Wright, director of the parks and recreation department. Wright said he wanted to apply for a bid award to city council in June and expected construction to take about nine months. …

Photo courtesy of the Marshfield Area Animal Shelter Facebook page OnFocus – Last week, the Central Wisconsin Country Store donated “welcome bags” to adopters at the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter. The bags contained puppy or dog food samples, treats, toys, coupons to use at the store, and a booklet to help new owners with their …

BRISTOL, RI – The Bristol Animal Shelter has been designated a Rhode Island Emergency Pet Shelter by the Department of Environmental Management, the city’s Police Department said. This is the establishment it has authorized to accommodate pets in the event of a disaster. Bristol is one of the state’s four emergency pet shelters and the …

Ziwi’s adoption campaign will cover adoption costs to allow more than 80 dogs to find their new homes forever, officials said. Ziwi USA Inc. Officials at Ziwi USA Inc. announced in early February that they would cover all dog adoption costs at the Kansas City Pet Project (KC Pet Project), a nonprofit animal shelter based …

The annual Little Victories Animal Rescue Lovers’ Dinner, usually held at Rocco’s Ristorante in Ceredo, was forced to go remotely this year. Still, event organizers said ticket sales and community support had been “overwhelming.” “We sold as many dinners as possible that night, and we have even more people looking to sign up,” said Sarah …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Temperatures are dropping and workers at pet shelters are warning people not to leave their dogs and cats out in the cold. …

Meet Angélique! Angelique (A461240) is one of our long-time residents, returning November 10, 2020. She is incredibly gentle and affectionate with people and loves all the attention. Angelica knows how to “sit” and “lie down”, loves treats and seeks attention and animals everywhere. We think Angelica would be in the best position to be the …

community, tamworth family support service, lynda townsend, animal shelter, domestic violence Victims of domestic and family violence in Tamworth take another step towards protecting their beloved animals, with work scheduled to begin later this month to build an animal shelter attached to the Tamworth Family Support Service women’s shelter. It is hoped that it will …

“Happy” is one of 43 dogs and six cats in desperate need of adoption as Adopt A Pet goes out of business. Photo: Achraf Hendricks Since opening in 2003, Adopt A Pet has found permanent homes for thousands of neglected, rescued and rehabilitated dogs and cats. But with the death of founder and founder Cicely …

A man wearing military tactical gear and carrying a gun kidnapped an Australian animal shelter worker on Monday, tied her up and threatened to shoot her unless she revealed “where all the cats are” . A suspect was arrested on Tuesday when he showed up at the same shelter to claim a cat he called …

A number of older dogs and cats are in desperate need of a forever home, as Adopt a Pet Animal Shelter in Philippi closes. Adopt A Pet is a private, non-profit organization that rescues needy dogs and cats. The founder and founder of the shelter, Cicely Blumber, sadly passed away on May 9, 2020. Although …

COVID victim grateful for care at Goshen hospital At Goshen Hospital last week, they entered my room in silence, cleaned everything up, and left. Others arrived to deliver food in large bags, hot or cold as requested, all of the contents disposable. The nurses, orderlies, respiratory therapists and the doctor provided precise and neat care, …

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – Keeping pets healthy, happy and safe are new requirements from the YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee. In the spring, a pet shelter will open at the Weaver Center, the state’s largest emergency domestic violence shelter for women and children. According to the YWCA, this will be a lifeline. The YWCA reviewed …

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 …

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 …

Overcrowding of animal shelters The coronavirus pandemic has caused overcrowding at the Fayette County Animal Shelter. PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia. – An Atlanta subway animal rescue group has collected a number of dogs from a Walker County hoarding case and all of the animals in desperate need of health care. This comes at a time when …

The biggest issues Dorchester Paws currently face are installation and maintenance issues, as well as constant overcrowding. To address these issues, the shelter is trying to raise funds to build a new facility and hopes to achieve its goals through a fundraising campaign launched in February. With Dorchester County having already contributed $ 1 million, …

The biggest issues Dorchester Paws currently face are installation and maintenance issues, as well as constant overcrowding. In order to address these issues, the shelter is trying to raise funds to build a new facility and hopes to achieve its goals through a fundraising campaign released in February 2019. Dorchester County has already contributed $ …

3500 Downwind Drive For Marshfield (OnFocus) – After months of preparation, Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS) is officially moving into its new facility at 3500 Downwind Drive. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a small group of staff and volunteers will transport remaining supplies and shelter cats and dogs to the new building this week. “We are …

For Hub City Times MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS) is moving to its new facility at 3500 Downwind Drive, Marshfield. “Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a small group of staff and volunteers will transport remaining supplies and shelter cats and dogs to the new building this week,” a MAPS statement said. “We are …

LYNCHBURG, Virginia – A Virginia animal shelter reported last week that one of its furry friends was having a familiar face rubbed on the stomach on the big screen. The Lynchburg Humane Society said Jimmy Jellinek, co-host of Quaid on the Pet Show podcast, which deals with emerging topics in pet culture, came to the …

First-ever state-by-state ranking released without killing Kanab, Utah – Best Friends Animal Society released its 2020 companion animal survival results (made up of statistics collected in 2019), which provide a national snapshot of the number of dogs and cats entering shelters each year in the United States and the number of dogs and cats that …

Tuesday 16 June 2020 AIKEN, SC (WRDW / WAGT) – Normally, the kennels at the Aiken County Animal Shelter are full of barking and yapping. But they sound very different right now. This is because the larger water intake section is out of service for the next few months during some construction work. “We are …

PLEASANTON (KPIX 5) – Things can get a little lonely during three months of isolation from friends. So a lot of people are looking to adopt a friend – the four-legged kind. The Valley Humane Society of Pleasanton generally tries to find homes for unwanted animals. But lately there are a lot more homes than …

American Humane, the country’s premier national humanitarian organization, announced that Have a Heart Pet Shelter has received a grant from American Humane’s Feed the Hungry Fund. Located in Yellville, Arkansas, Have a Heart Pet Shelter seeks to bring comfort and help to animals who have been rejected in north central Arkansas, and to find them …

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 …

MAPS kitten for adoption, Grimm As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, local animals still need to be rescued and cared for, which is why the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS) has had to adjust its operations in response to the ever-changing world surrounding the virus. “Due to the coronavirus, we have made the heartbreaking decision to …

If you are still considering adopting a pet or need other services, the Humane Rescue Alliance in DC is still open, but there are a few things you should know before you go to the shelter. If you’re still considering adopting a pet or need other services during the coronavirus crisis, the Humane Rescue Alliance …

Stray Rescue of St. Louis said that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it will help the community by providing a bag of pet food to anyone in need ST. LOUIS – An animal shelter in the St. Louis area is opening as a pet larder to help community members in need. Stray Rescue of St. Louis …

CUMBERLAND – You meet a dog. You hang around for a while. You succeeded. At the end of the day, you drop the dog off at the shelter. It’s not the traditional way of doing things, but staff at the Allegany County Animal Shelter are hoping their new Hounds Around Town program will give dog …

POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU) – A local animal shelter is accused of slaughtering hundreds of pets. Sometimes it’s hard to know what’s true or not on the internet, but Hillside SPCA wants to be clear, the accusations that they are considering euthanizing over 100 cats couldn’t be further from the truth. “We are …

Across the United States, there are organizations that are trying to make life easier for stray animals by providing them with shelter and finding loving homes for them. One local organization is the Have A Heart Pet Shelter located on Arkansas Highway 202 in Yellville. Have A Heart vice-president Cathy Manser appeared on a recent …

The 15-year-old had only been volunteering at her local animal shelter for a few days when she suddenly reunited with her childhood cat named Spunky. Hannah Rountree hadn’t seen Spunky since he disappeared from her home in Roseburg, Oregon, on a family vacation three years ago. In the days following her disappearance, Hannah often cried …