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Valencia County Commissioners Approve New Animal Ordinance; no connection

Train, not chain – that’s the message from Peralta resident Karen Kuehn now that dog chaining is banned in unincorporated areas of Valencia County. While tethering is allowed at Peralta, Kuehn wants pet owners to know that there are ways to keep dogs confined to a property without chain or expensive fencing. Kuehn found she […]

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Re Porter – Visit Animal Control

Election season is approaching and I encourage anyone who has never been to or seen the Warren County Animal Adoption and Control Center to drop by and visit before voting. I think we should all be wondering why Animal Control gets the short end of the deal all the time. Animal Control is in a […]

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Wilcher wants ARP funds to benefit Animal Control

The County Health and Welfare Committee is trying to make sure they don’t miss another opportunity to improve the Warren County Animal Adoption and Control Center. Commissioner Blaine Wilcher told committee members that he was trying to figure out how to use some of the ARP money to benefit animal control. “What I brought up […]

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Louisville animal shelter fills up as adoptions halt | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Animal House Adoption Center is full of dogs. From those abandoned to abandoned and even some returns, the Louisville Metro Animal Services shelter has seen it all this year. “More people wanting to adopt will be a great to help,” said Ashley Book, acting shelter director at LMAS. Ozzy Gibson, former […]

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City of Petal takes new steps to help with animal control

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) – The City of Petal is taking new steps to help with its animal control. With local animal shelters filling up at a faster rate, Petal Mayor Tony Ducker said owners need to start taking more control over their own animals. He says if pet owners don’t follow animal control rules, they […]

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Downs donation supports animal adoptions | Featured Story

BATAVIA – Genesee County Animal Volunteers and County Animal Shelter have $2,471 to help support their efforts to care for animals through a donation from Western Region Off Track Betting (WROTB)/Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel. WROTB/Batavia Downs President and CEO Henry Wojtaszek presented the donation to representatives of Volunteers for Animals and the shelter on […]

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Dozens of underweight dogs with skin infections seized by Animal Control

Animal services seized more than 70 dogs, many of them in poor condition, from a home in Santa Rosa County, Florida. Authorities gave the owner of the Gulf Breeze property – who previously ran a dog rescue center – a notice to comply and on Monday handed the dogs over to animal control. Santa Rosa […]

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JC Animal Shelter’s ‘TNR’ Program Aims to Slow Feral Cat Population Growth

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) – More than 80 Geary County feral cats are no longer able to reproduce but remain an asset to the community. In February 2021, Junction City Animal Shelter Manager Vanessa Gray approached Junction City Commissioners to initiate a “Trap, Neuter, and Release” program to help slow the growth of the feral […]

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City selects Christie Banduch as animal shelter manager – Corridor News

Staff reports Jhe city of San Marcos announces the hiring of Christie Banduch as the city’s next Animal Services Manager. Banduch has worked for the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) as the Animal Shelter Supervisor for the past two years and has served as the Acting Director of Animal Services since April 2021. Head […]

Animal rescues

Macomb Animal Rescues Honor Betty White with Fundraising and Adoption Events – Macomb Daily

When actress Betty White passed away on the last day of 2021, she was not only mourned by Golden Girls fans, but by animal advocates as well. White was a longtime champion of animal adoption and was dedicated to promoting animal neutering and neutering as a way to stem the tide of overcrowded shelters that […]

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challenge will benefit animal rescues and shelters | News

Betty White’s 100th birthday would have been January 17. Across the country, fans are honoring her by taking the #bettywhitechallenge which encourages animal lovers to donate $5 to their local animal shelter or Pet Rescue. The ‘Golden Girls’ star was a pioneering animal rights activist who adopted many furry children herself. She was a dedicated […]

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Animal rescues fear COVID-19 animal shelter restrictions will remain

DRAPER — Bonney Thom can’t imagine her newly adopted cat, Bleau LeBeare, trying to fend for herself as a feral cat. “It’s awful, absolutely awful,” she said of the woman who found him being told to leave him in the field where he jumped into his car because he was in good health and was […]

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Jacksonville Animal Rescues struggles to adapt to COVID-19 changes

Before the COVID-19 outbreak broke out in Florida in March, Jacksonville Animal Care and Protection Services was already dealing with an outbreak of its own. The town facility had a pneumovirus outbreak that was affecting dogs, so they had to stop accepting strays. “We were already, here at the Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS), kind of […]

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Iowa ARL says ‘historic’ August broke records for animal rescues and adoptions

Over 200 neglected cats found in Madrid A Madrid man was arrested on Tuesday for keeping more than 200 neglected cats on his property. Olivia Sun, Des Moines Registry For the first time in the Animal Rescue League of Iowa’s 93-year history, the organization said it rescued more than 1,000 animals in one month. The […]