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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. …

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. …

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 …

An animal rescue group uses new tactics to find homes for old dogs. “Exploded sale for senior dogs!” »Reads a Facebook post of Vintage pet rescue, a nonprofit organization based in Foster, Rhode Island. “Are you looking for a new best friend? The post continues in a riff on the used car salesman trope. “Everyone …

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 …

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 …

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 …

What it’s like to raise Puppy Bowl stars in the Memphis area Puppies from the Memphis area will be featured in the 2021 Puppy Bowl. Foster mom April Strickland explains what it’s like to raise them. Ray Padilla, Memphis Trade Call If you’re looking for something other than football to watch on Sunday, four Mid-South …

“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 …

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) – Valerie Louie worked as a nurse in Oakland until she fell ill with COVID-19 and could no longer work. The single mother was left home alone, trying to bring down her fever and recover on her own. Louie, 60, has spent two decades working as a hospital nurse, most recently caring …

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 …

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Rocky Kanaka, born and raised in Oahu, knows a thing or two about the aloha spirit. Now he’s showing this aloha to hundreds of shelter animals across the country and raising awareness for adoption. [Hawaii’s Breaking News–Download the FREE KHON2 app for iOS or Android] Kanaka’s goal is to find forever homes for every animal …

ORLANDO, Florida – Tracking adoptions is always a challenge at Greater Orlando Pet Alliance. But the combination of summer “kitten season” and the pandemic has created a unique problem. Foster Care Coordinator Susan Russell said almost every day someone drops off a new litter. [TRENDING: Gang feud leaves 3-year-old dead | Man steals cat blood …

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 …

AKRON, Ohio – One of A Kind Pet Rescue is hosting a “Clear the Shelters” adoption event from 9 am to 9 pm on Saturday August 15 at 1929 West Market Street, Akron. The event is part of the national “Clear the Shelters” campaign designed to find permanent homes for as many pets as possible. …

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 …

PARMA, Ohio – Northeast Ohio’s No-Kill SPCA Animal Shelter on Brookpark Road recently welcomed 30 cats and kittens from Dothan Animal Shelter in Alabama, where last week two dogs escaped their enclosure and killed 29 felines. “They told me they had a few breeds of bully that escaped into the shelter and killed 29 cats …

Staff reports | Ventura After reaching maximum capacity, the Santa Paula nonprofit Animal Rescue Center recently transferred 26 animals to a rescue in northern California. The Santa Paula shelter has received so many stray and abandoned animals since the start of 2019 that it was running out of space and adoptions did not keep up …

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 …

Griffith Animal Control Officer Sandi Litke, left, and Melisa Gensel, of Treasured Friends Animal Rescue, at Griffith’s new No-Kill Animal Shelter on Tuesday in Griffith. A resident of a precious friend Treasured Friends is a non-profit, no-kill Highland shelter dedicated to rescuing and finding homes and homes for cats and dogs in need. Treasured Friends …

What does it mean when an animal shelter makes a commitment not to kill? For the Camarillo shelter run by Ventura County Animal Services, which officially adopted its no-slaughter status over three years ago, the commitment was to hire an animal behaviorist and foster family coordinator and increase the number of volunteers and donations. “For …