Animal rescues

Some animal rescues warn pet surrenders increase as pre-pandemic life returns

For Amanda McClughan, it’s like the Saving Grace Animal Society phone never stops ringing. Although the rush for puppy adoptions during the pandemic has slowed, animal rescue in the small village of Alix, Alta. Still receives many calls from people wishing to adopt animals in their care. But in recent weeks, there have been a […]

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Manitoba animal rescues try to rescue pets left behind in wildfire evacuations

WINNIPEG – Many had to evacuate due to forest fires in northern Manitoba, many had to abandon many things including their pets. The communities that were evacuated are in remote areas, meaning it was not possible to bring pets. Now relief organizations are trying to do their part to help the furry relatives who remain. […]

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Foster family volunteers needed as Lower Mainland animal rescues overwhelmed

Animal rescues in the Lower Mainland are in desperate need of volunteers as their shelters are overrun with displaced animals. Mission’s Cat Therapy and Rescue Society (CTRS) said it was forced to temporarily refuse animals in need due to a lack of foster families and adoptions. “This is a very difficult decision for us and […]

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Scentsational Pets, Northfield Lounge Plan Benefit For Local Animal Rescues

After Keeley Kossof gave birth to her son, she lost 90% of her vision. She has been doing hair and makeup at her father’s salon, the Teddie Kossof Salon Spa in Northfield, for over 10 years. While she had to stop working as a stylist, she found another outlet for her talents. “We were developing […]

Animal rescues

Rescues Of Animals Still In Trouble, Pet Trade News & Events from Pet Business World UK

Royal Canin and the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) highlight the plight of animal rescues, animal charities and pet food banks that are struggling due to the pandemic. Covid restrictions have halted fundraising, so many have seen their incomes drastically reduced and, although an end to the lockdown is now in sight, the […]