FREEPORT – Just in time for the holidays, Friends Forever Humane Society hosted an animal rescue fair on Saturday at the local Freeport shelter. The event provided an opportunity for area residents to meet adoptable pets, learn about state programs from State Representative Andrew Chesney, who donated his time and its resources to help sponsor …

Dugan McCarten plays with two puppies at a pet rescue fair held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Friends Forever Humane Society in Freeport. FREEPORT – Just in time for the holidays, Friends Forever Humane Society hosted an animal rescue fair on Saturday at the local Freeport shelter. The event provided an opportunity for …

WOOF Pet Rescue in Woodward recently launched a new program to match older cats and dogs in need of loving homes. “WOOF is looking for people over the age of 65 who are looking for a pet, but whose finances will not be enough to own a pet,” said Misty Hackley, vice president of WOOF. …

Foster Family Rescue needs volunteers to help care for more animals. MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — The Sanders family loves their dogs. They jokingly refer to themselves as failed foster parents because they ended up adopting Aires and Nova while adopting them. But Samantha Sanders said it’s also what led them to open their own shelter, called …

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 …

Each week, we will highlight animals available for adoption from local rescue organizations. In December we present Coastal Pet Rescue. SAT AGE: 1.5 years COLORS: Black WEIGHT: Large (50 to 75 lbs) If you are looking for an active dog with a lot of personality then Sam might be the dog for you. This guy …

Stefanie Badillo, owner of Crossed Paws Pet Rescue, with one of her rescue dogs at the Winter Haven shelter. ERNST PETERS / THE BIG BOOK WINTER HAVEN – With the holidays being a time when people consider giving pets as gifts, Stefanie Badillo, owner of Crossed Paws Pet Rescue, urges people to remember that they …

Here are some heartwarming pet rescue stories from the past year. (Getty Images) Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news across New York City Long Island animal rescues, shelters and volunteers often work around the clock to keep animals safe. As 2021 draws to a close, …

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. …

WINTER HAVEN – With the holidays being a time when people consider giving pets as gifts, Stefanie Badillo, owner of Crossed Paws Pet Rescue, urges people to remember that they are committed for life. “Your pets are forever. They’re inconvenient, “said Badillo, 48.” They’re not meant for every time your life changes – they don’t …