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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Hearts broke across Borderland on Wednesday following the publication of a video showing an abandoned husky by the side of the road. The husky has since been placed with a loving family, but the effect of the video remains. Abandoned Siberian Husky Finds New Home With Local Family KTSM 9 …

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 …

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley Pet Rescue rescued 11 dogs with parvovirus from a property in White Swan. More than 20 dogs are thought to be on the property from three different litters. Yakima Valley Pet Rescue couldn’t catch all of them, but did take 11 that had olive-sized ticks on them. Board chair Shelley …

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 …

By Spark Rescue We are in desperate need of foster homes for adoptable dogs or a litter of puppies and are looking for new volunteers. We were able to save new dogs every two weeks, but we can only continue to help if we have dedicated foster homes to house them. Spark Rescue is a …

COCONUT GROVE, Florida – (UPDATE: Bella’s Promise has responded to our inquiries. See their statement at the end of the story.) Jordana Schwartz, 5, and her brother Leo Schwartz, 6, said they miss Nessa and Nori, their neighbor’s two cats. Their father, Corey Schwartz, said Jordana and Leo asked him when the cats would come …

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 …

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 $ …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Gateway Pet Guardians launched an appeal for emergency foster homes last week and within days – there were hundreds of people wanting to help EAST STREET. LOUIS, Ill. – A local animal shelter emptied all of its kennels thanks to the outpouring of support from the community. Gateway Pet Guardians launched an appeal for emergency …

FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) – Some South Florida-based rescue groups traveled to Great Abaco Island to help animals after Hurricane Dorian destroyed a local shelter. 7News cameras captured Chris Roberts, a founding member of the Abaco shelter, interacting with two dogs roaming the streets on Wednesday afternoon. “The boots over there, he just …

PHOENIX – Lost Our Home Pet Rescue in Tempe is desperately looking for people to take in pets while the shelter is being renovated. All shelter dogs and cats must be out by May 5 in order for construction to begin on May 6, according to a news release. Lost Our Home is looking for …

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 …

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 …

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, …

The Willamette Humane Society is more than a destination. It is a place to find a lifelong friend, a place to develop awareness and compassion, a place to learn and develop responsibility. One of the first times we visited the Humane Society my oldest daughter was around 6 and had an extreme fear of dogs. …