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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 …

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 …

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 …

$ 250 also donated to Marshfield K-9 and the Clark County Humane Society MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Pet Supplies Plus hosted a successful grand opening ceremony, which included a donation to three local animal related nonprofits. Visitors to the celebration voted for their choice of Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS), Clark County Humane Society (CCHS) …

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Nonprofit animal rescue groups in Pasco County are planning a huge boost to adopt many furry friends into everlasting families! Groups will meet at Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) for an Adopt-A-Thon event on Saturday, November 13, 2021. “Pasco County Animal Services is proud of our savings rate of over 90%, …

“They ruined everything” CEO of one of Bahamas oldest charities “disheartened” by incident NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Humane Society (BHS) suffered damage to its property for thousands of dollars on Sunday night after a burglary allegedly took place at its Dunmore Avenue location. In addition to extensive property damage, the animal shelter’s security system …

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 …

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 …

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 …

CAP GIRARDEAU, Missouri (KFVS) – Fresh concrete was poured Monday morning at the construction site of the new Humane Society of Southeast Missouri building in Cape Girardeau. Tank, a dog who is currently looking for his forever home, left his approval at work by leaving his paw prints in the new concrete slab. “Every time …

Noah Schmick Wake Up Montana BOZEMAN, Mont. – The Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter is hosting a Paws2Read program and book signing to increase awareness of pet rescue and adoption. The shelter will host author Gayle Mansfield Irwin, who was actually their first education coordinator when Heart of the Valley was known as the …

The towns of Pine and Strawberry remain under evacuation order as the Backbone Fire expands beyond 32,000 acres, without containment yet. Emergency shelters have been set up in Payson for people, their pets and livestock. Melissa Sevigny of KNAU spoke with Bretta Nelson of the Arizona Humane Society who is on the ground in Payson …

A two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion now defends rescue dogs. When Kyle Busch gets behind the wheel of his # 18 Toyota Camry at this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race in Nashville, Tennessee, the car will sport a paint scheme featuring shelter dogs. On Sunday, Kyle Busch will compete in this car in Nashville for …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Lexi Linton, Raccoon River Animal Rescue Manager, said the agreement with the Town of Perry brings welcome clarity and stability to the rescue facility. Raccoon River Pet Rescue Board members, left to right, greeted visitors to the February 2020 pet shower, Joelle Miner, Sheri Luett, Larry Meachum, Janelle Repp, Jill Brosnahan, Joyce Conklin -VanKirk and …

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 …

LYNCHBURG, Virginia – A Virginia animal shelter reported last week that one of its furry friends was having a familiar face rubbed on the stomach on the big screen. The Lynchburg Humane Society said Jimmy Jellinek, co-host of Quaid on the Pet Show podcast, which deals with emerging topics in pet culture, came to the …

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 …

CUMBERLAND – You meet a dog. You hang around for a while. You succeeded. At the end of the day, you drop the dog off at the shelter. It’s not the traditional way of doing things, but staff at the Allegany County Animal Shelter are hoping their new Hounds Around Town program will give dog …

JUPITER – At the corner of Capital Street and Jupiter Park Drive, contractors abound on a construction site. They paint walls, install electrical wires and install flooring. “Everything is going full steam ahead here,” said Pat Deshong, president of Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch, the no-kill animal shelter and hospital that hopes to move …

After hosting a groundbreaking ceremony last October, Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch hopes to move into its new 15,000 square foot facility in the coming weeks. The facility, which increases the space of the organization, is intended as a community gathering place. JUPITER – At the corner of Capital Street and Jupiter Park Drive, …

Update: After days of bad news, the Humane Society of Grand Bahama has shared two good news. The shelter received a long-awaited offer of donations on Friday and shelter staff found 15 other dogs at the shelter who had survived the storm and were hiding in the back of the Freeport shelter. “Amazing,” commented executive …

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – As part of our annual Clear the Shelters campaign, WSAV shines a light on your animal rescue stories. WSAV knows how special it can be – from the first day you pick them up at the shelter, to the years they spend growing up with you and your family. To share …

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 …

Every week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets available for adoption at shelters across the valley. To check the status of a particular animal, please contact the shelter directly. Do you have a great animal rescue story? Email us at [email protected] Margo: purring polydactyl cat The volunteers just can’t say enough …

The mass migration of cats and dogs out of Texas began even before Harvey struck. The Humane Society of the United States, anticipating a deluge of lost and abandoned animals after the recent natural disaster, began coordinating flights of animals already in Texas shelters to other parts of the country. Eventually, they moved hundreds of …

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 …

Waco Animal Control Officer Jen Morris picks up a stray dog ​​Monday on Holt Avenue in South Waco. A new city website with a real-time online map connects pet owners with their stray animals that city employees have collected. Waco Animal Control Officer Jen Morris recovers a Monday wandering on Holt Avenue in the far …

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. …

I returned home on Saturday with two discoveries: my two dogs had left the yard. And worse: a dog’s collar had slipped off and was lying near the fence. Wally made it home on his own, but with Daisy still missing – and without any identification – I probably only had two ways of seeing …