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For Julie Cialone and Marla Valentine, co-directors of Rock n’ Rescue in South Salem, NY, adoption isn’t just about giving a home to an animal in need, it’s also about providing emotional support to the community. The organization, which has cats, dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs for adoption, provides services to residents of New York, …

On December 12, a Christmas party was held at 68 Silver Springs Drive in Key Largo. The Keys have been full of similar celebrations in recent days: guests were wearing Santa hats, the smell of chocolate chip cookies was emanating from the oven, several tables were loaded with even more goodies, gifts were handed out …

Two months after a major rescue operation rescued more than 120 dogs and puppies from a fraudulent Oklahoma animal shelter, Rescue of rampaging animals in Mission now says he has found homes for almost all of the doggies. Unleashed owner Danielle Reno said it took four staff and two vans to bring 121 dogs and …

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 …

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Lisa Scarborough is no stranger to animals. She has loved them since she was a child, prompting her to found a nonprofit Coastal animal rescue in February 2003. But the job doesn’t come without heartache and frustration. “We have a lot of losses,” Scarborough said. “But when we have victories, they …

BARNEGAT, NJ – Representatives of a Barnegat foster pet rescue plan will depart for Louisiana later this week to deliver items that have been collected from local residents to help victims of the hurricane Ida. The trip, which is slated for Friday, is the first of two deliveries East Coast Paws N Claws Rescue plans …

Caring for cats helps Gabby Riley of Binghamton relax from the stresses of everyday life, school and adolescence. “I fall in love with each of them,” said the 17-year-old. “There are certainly a few that are close to my heart. “ Riley volunteers with Every Dog’s Dream, which is now in the process of changing …

Buckshot is a cute dog available for adoption from North Star Pet Rescue Rescues across New Jersey have seen an increase in foster care and pet adoption during the peak pandemic. For Tracy McCauley, adoptions and foster families are still as high as North Star Pet Rescue in Boonton, New Jersey continues to adapt to …

On a mission to save homeless animals in Utah, and all on a volunteer basis. Amanda O’Brien from the Heavenly Zoo came with some furry friends to share their amazing organization. Celestial Zoo Pet Rescue’s mission is to reduce the number of homeless animals in Utah. Celestial Zoo is managed by a large network of …

community, An animal welfare advocate is pleading with the public to rethink decisions to adopt a pet during closures as dogs are being driven at an alarming rate. Tay Ljiljak of Best Friends For Ever Rescue Illawarra said over the past year that the nonprofit has seen an increase in the number of people abandoning …

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 …

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 …

Foster dog Sasha welcomes her new family forever to a local parking lot. WHEELING – The dogs are excited. A muffled “woof” quickly turns into a frenzied chorus. But Jodi Hunt is by no means distracted from her telephone interview with the Sunday News-Register. “The goats are playing in the sun and they just made …

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. …

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 …

Paws Across the Pacific will fly more than 600 shelter dogs and cats from Hawaii to the mainland on October 28, making it the largest animal rescue flight in history, according to organizers. The flight was made possible in coordination with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, Greater Good Charities and Wings of Rescue. More than …

Over the past 15 years, Ginger’s Pet Rescue has rescued over 18,000 dogs around the world. Iran, Korea, Mexico, Thailand, and the United States are just a few places they’ve gone to save a dog in need. Ginger’s Pet Rescue Founder Ginger Luke rescued her first dog in January 2006. The dog and he handed …

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 …

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 …

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 …

I show up at Vintage Pet Rescue in Foster expecting to cry. Even on my best days, ASPCA’s Sarah McLachlan commercials are a surefire way to bring me out of any room in tears, and the sight of feeble old men eating alone in a restaurant can throw me into a tailspin. . So, visiting …

Traveling to Chetopa, Kan., to perform a mid-winter rescue of nearly 50 neglected and abused dogs in deplorable conditions. Searching on foot for hours in the freezing February drizzle to find a single lost dog. For Danielle Reno, founder of Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption, it’s all part of a typical workday. For Reno, the …

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 …

His injuries have thrilled even seasoned professionals. The 9-month-old Silver Pit Bull had recently been severely beaten, suffering from two broken jaw. A trail of bruising was visible on his back and hindquarters. Repairing the damage – if it could be repaired – would be expensive. Rescuers took her to a local emergency veterinary clinic, …