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People love their pets and some even treat them like their own children. Pets provide companionship, unconditional love, and in some cases can be beneficial to health. The sad reality is that when people can’t afford their pets or don’t want them anymore, they are often dumped or abandoned and left to fend for themselves. …

FLETCHER, Okla. (KSWO) – A Fletcher animal rescue is busy finding homes for nine puppies after a couple abandoned them in a rural area of ​​Comanche County. On Sunday evening, a witness saw a couple dump nine Labradors near Lake Ellsworth. This anonymous person followed the vehicle and called the authorities. Elgin Animal Control then …

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 …

Raccoon River Pet Rescue Fundraiser is Today | Raccoon Valley Radio – The Only One You Can Count On An event to collect the supplies needed for a local pet rescue is taking place today in Perry. Raccoon River Pet Rescue is teaming up with Perry Hy-Vee for an event that will run from 9 …

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, …

Lena Pillers of King’s Harvest Pet Rescue, Davenport, carries one of the dogs brought to the Quad-Cities Thursday from shelters in Louisiana due to Hurricane Ida. A total of 145 dogs and cats were distributed to shelters in the Quad-City area for adoption. Gabbie Weeks, left, and Liz Corn, care for one of 145 dogs …

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – As the recovery process begins in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, animal shelters near the Gulf will create a chain reaction across the country. Shelters damaged or affected by the storm will evacuate their animals for refuge across the United States, and the shelters will send their animals as the groups …

A recent UF study found that the percentage of dogs and cats adopted from shelters during the pandemic increased significantly from the previous year. But Pet Rescue by Judy Owner Judy Sarullo says that although her staff found homes for around 1,000 animals last year, her Sanford shelter is still full. The WMFE spoke with …

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 …

Bradford-based Morrisons will set aside half a million meals to support local animal shelters The past year has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of pet owners. With more people at home than ever before, the desire for a companion has peaked with more than two million dogs purchased between March and September. However, …

Morrisons announced today that it will donate more than half a million meals to local pet rescue centers to help feed cats and dogs nationwide – after demand for food for pets increased during the lockdown. It comes as major UK supermarkets have warned they are facing shortages of cat and dog food, following an …

Alice mayn runs Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary, a sanctuary in the small California town of Petaluma for large breed dogs over the age of seven. Recently, she encountered a COVID-19 situation that directly involved her organization’s mission. She was contacted by 58-year-old former construction worker John Crowe, who had three large dogs that he …

PHILADELPHIA – 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 from a local shelter. But their pleasure was short-lived. Within hours of bringing the dog home – they hadn’t even decided to give it …

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 …

More than 600 dogs and cats were flown from Hawaii to Seattle on October 29 in what is known as the largest pet rescue flight in history. Hawaiian authorities have decided to airlift the animals on a chartered flight in an effort to reduce the number of dogs and cats in shelters in the island …

Posted: Oct 26, 2020 / 5:46 PM HST / Update: Oct 28, 2020 / 7:53 PM HST HONOLULU (KHON2) – More than 600 Hawaiian shelter dogs and cats boarded a chartered plane and were flown to mainland shelters on October 28 for adoption as part of efforts to relieve the shelters for overcrowded pets in …

(BIVN) – In what’s known as the largest pet rescue flight in history, the Hawai’i Island Humane Society and Aloha ‘Ilio Rescue partner with two charities to airlift more than 600 dogs and cats in refuge towards the American continent. Hawaii Island Humane Society and Aloha ‘Ilio Rescue partner with Greater Good Charities and Wings …

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 …

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,” said …

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, the …

RELATED: Over 800 animals from overcrowded shelters found new homes at adoption event Statistics from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals indicate that approximately 6.5 million pets enter United States animal shelters nationwide each year. This number is estimated to have decreased by 7.2 million since 2011. Approximately 1.5 million shelter …

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Abandoned Pet Rescue is opening a pop-up cat cafe in Fort Lauderdale with adoptable cats to celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June. Abandoned Pet Rescue is one of South Florida’s largest no-kill animal shelters and is dedicated to the welfare of all animals that enter the shelter. More …

Tippy, a 40-pound black Labrador Retriever mix, curled up in Sheila Levo’s arms on a sunny Christmas Eve day at the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter and licked her nose and cheeks. Tippy was brought to the shelter as a stray but will have a home for the holidays, thanks to Levo and two dozen …

Cathy Kangas PRAI Beauty Make his paw-rt! Animal advocate Cathy Kangas is on a mission to help shelter animals find their forever home. The Humane Society Board Member spoke exclusively to Us weekly on the launch of Free the Shelters in May 2017 to facilitate adoption efforts. “Animal shelters should be temporary foster homes rather …

An animal shelter in the wake of Hurricane Florence has warned it will euthanize the animals if it cannot find people to adopt them before the storm hits. Jewel Horton, director of Pender County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, said Wednesday that local government-run animal shelters were filling up quickly and those that reached their …

The “Helpful Honda” film crew surprised Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center staff and pets with “random acts of helpfulness” on February 20. More help:Helpful Honda Pet Adoptions Planned for Camarillo on March 17 Shelters for pets:Ventura County Animal Shelters to Close Monday for Employee Training Gallery:These animals are up for adoption The Honda team donated …

California has become the first state to require all stores that sell dogs, cats and rabbits to offer adoptable pets from nonprofit shelters and rescue groups rather than through breeders or puppy mills. Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485 into law on Friday. The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act was drafted by Assemblyman Patrick …