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AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL FOUNDATION AND MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS IN UKRAINE

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Responding to urgent relief needs by UkraineThe American Veterinary Medical Association today announced that its charitable arm, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), will lead a $100,000 donation from Merck Animal Health to help pets in need, to support veterinary and animal welfare groups in the war-torn country […]

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Russian army continues to fire on zoos and animal shelters, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry says

As the Russian-Ukrainian war continues for the second week, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has claimed that the Russian military continues to bomb zoos and animal shelters in Ukraine. The ministry shared a message on Twitter, saying the Russian military is still bombing zoos and animal shelters and countless animals have been separated from their owners. […]

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Animal Food Bank raises funds for Ukrainian animal rescues – Kelowna News

Victoria Femia The Animal Food Bank raises money for a number of animal rescues in Ukraine who need help during the Russian invasion. Founder Nicole Frey said a good way to help Ukrainian animal shelters during this time is to make monetary donations. “Because we have no idea what they’re up against, there’s no logistical […]

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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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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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Animal Justice Party MP Andy Meddick Submits Budget Bid for New Ballarat Animal Sanctuary | The mail

news, latest news, An upper house MP is backing the City of Ballarat’s plan to attract state government funds to build a new animal sanctuary to serve the wider region. Western Victoria MP Andy Meddick has submitted a budget bid to the state government to fund the proposed $11.5 million project. The council has already […]

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$12 million grant creates the Duffield Institute for Animal Behavior

With a new $12.1 million grant from the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation, the College of Veterinary Medicine is launching a new institute focused on companion animal behavior that will serve as a one-of-a-kind resource for veterinarians and nationwide pet owners. The Duffield Institute for Animal Behavior will build on the college’s globally recognized academic, […]

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That Martini You’re Holding Supports Animal Rescues | Way of life

Tito’s Vodka releases the second edition of its Puppy Love calendar in collaboration with local animal shelters. To bring visibility to dogs in need of homes, the calendar features a different four-legged friend for each month (all are available for adoption). Starting this Valentine’s Day, Puppy Love 2022 is free with the purchase of a […]

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Lancaster County Animal Rescues Report Surge in Donations Following Viral ‘Betty White Challenge’ | Local News

For just under a century, actress and comedian Betty White has dedicated her life to animal care. Following White’s death at 99 on December 31, Twitter user Lisa Powell suggested that what would have been White’s 100th birthday on January 17 should be celebrated with donations to animal shelters across the country. country. White’s contributions […]

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Some Kentucky animal shelters are reaching capacity amid pandemic uncertainties

The social isolation and work-from-home demands encountered at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic provided the right environment for many families to add a four-legged friend to their home. Now, as many Americans return to in-person work and demand for pet adoption dwindles, area animal shelters are reaching capacity and asking for help from the […]

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Donations in Betty White’s name are pouring into shelters and animal shelters across Sonoma County

Sonoma County Animal Shelters and Rescues raised thousands of dollars in the #BettyWhiteChallenge in just days, honoring the animal advocate who died Dec. 31, just shy of her 100th birthday on Jan. 17. Donations continue to pour in. The Twitter campaign led local residents to call in asking how they could donate or drop cash […]

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The #BettyWhiteChallenge highlights the growth of animal philanthropy and the role of rescues

Betty White’s death on December 31, 2021 has inspired countless memories and celebrations of her life and brilliant television comedy work. The actress has also always loved animals, especially dogs. She cherished animals as companions and supported efforts to improve their well-being as an actor, advocate and donor. Inspired by this legacy, White’s fans are […]

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Animal shelters see outpouring of support on Betty White’s birthday

Local “We’ve been really overwhelmed with the awareness and support from people.” Kevin Scanlon/The New York Times When Betty White passed away on Dec. 31, 2021, just weeks shy of her 100th birthday, she certainly left a legacy. While many remember her for her groundbreaking career and for being one of the “Golden Girls”, she […]

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‘Bingo with Betty’ raises funds for Animal Welfare League | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo/Bob Coupland Bergen Giordani of BGMG Marketing, left, and Lori Shandor, CEO of the Trumbull County Animal Welfare League, right, stand near cutouts of the show’s cast “The Golden Girls” televised on Wednesday during a “Bingo with Betty” event which raised funds for the AWL in Vienna to help the animals at the shelter. […]

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Love for Betty White rises to almost $500,000 for animal welfare groups in BC – Sooke News Mirror

Early counts show nearly half a million dollars was donated to a handful of animal shelters across British Columbia on what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday. White died on December 31, 2021, just 17 days shy of turning 100. The actor was a television mainstay for over 60 years and in the days […]

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Animal Control launches project to find pet homes on the mainland

Hawaii Police: “Peaches with Cassandra Nuttman of Wagging Dog Rescue. » (BIVN) – Hawaiʻi County Animal Control has started a pilot project to transfer animals from shelters to permanent homes on the mainland. The Hawaii Police Department provided this recent press release: In order to expand its network of transfer partners to facilitate the reduction […]

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Veterinary forensic specialist seeks to identify cases of animal abuse in Japan

TOKYO – As there have been increasingly serious cases of cruelty to dogs, cats and other pets in Japan, veterinary forensic scientists who perform autopsies on dead animals play an important role in investigations as part of the police repression of malicious cases. The Mainichi Shimbun spoke to Aki Tanaka, 48, a professor at Nippon […]

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Philadelphia animal shelters at near capacity hope Betty White challenge leads to forever homes – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s not just Betty White’s work that lives on, her advocacy for animals too. In fact, a new challenge inspired by her is sweeping the internet and it has the potential to make a huge difference in the lives of many animals. White will always be known for her award-winning comedic talent, […]

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Donate to Lake Animal Hospital in Honor of Actress Betty White

Money will buy collars, leashes, toys and treats for the stray Through [email protected] | to January 07, 2022 Dolores Cullen | Storm Lake Times Bolt, the beautiful long haired black cat, has become the “pet” of Lake Animal Hospital’s Betty White campaign. This 13-pound hug is looking for a home. She’s two or three years […]

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Rescues of animals in the valley benefit from the “Betty White Challenge”

News The beloved actress was well known for her love of animals. She worked with zoos, advocated for animals, and owned many pets. Tuesday January 4, 2022, 1:29 PM EST Update: Tuesday, January 4, 2022, 1:39 p.m. EST Betty White’s global loss turns into a push to support the Valley’s animals, as people donate to […]

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Massachusetts bill would increase penalties for animal cruelty perpetrators – Fall River Reporter

A bill passed by Beacon Hill would impose harsher sentences on those convicted of animal cruelty. The Massachusetts House of Representatives H-2132 would further increase fines and establish a dedicated fund to improve local animal shelters. Currently, the penalties consist of a jail term of up to seven years and / or a fine of […]

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California Animal Shelters Inundated With “Pets”

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY“Animal shelters across California are currently seeing an influx of rabbits and other ‘pets’ surrender and being put up for adoption. Erika Smart, program and development manager at Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS), says the increase in the number of rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils and other small animals has continued over the […]

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Local Business Asks Community To ‘Fill The Shed’ And Donate To Animal Shelters – Texomashomepage.com

Local business asks community to ‘fill the shed’ and donate to animal shelters News / 1 hour ago Video How You Can Help: WFAFB Twinning Grants Deadline Coming to an End News / 3 hours ago Video New state law bans chaining dogs News / 3 hours ago Video New state law prohibits chaining dogs […]

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Top 10 animal rescues of 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, we’ve decided to recap some of the best animal rescue stories that have inspired and warmed our hearts this year. From giving farm animals a second chance to saving endangered species, many lucky animals have been rescued from homelessness, dangerous weather, slaughterhouses and the illegal pet trade. company. We […]

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Lawton Dealer Hosts Animal Rescue Fundraiser

LAWTON, Oklahoma (KSWO) – Billingsley Ford in Lawton is working to make sure animals in animal rescues receive goodies this holiday season. They’re fundraising for seven different animal rescues in southwest Oklahoma to help them meet their needs this time of year. Usually Billingsley would collect physical donations to distribute, but now monetary donations are […]

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Animal Welfare Cryptocurrency Pawthereum Makes Eighth Consecutive Donation With Gift to The REAL Bark

Pawthereum LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, December 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Pawthereum, a cryptocurrency focused on animal welfare, made another donation with a donation of $ 5,000 to The REAL Bark, located in Los Angeles, California. This donation is number eight of twelve in their current December campaign of “12 Days of Crypto Donations”. This ongoing […]

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Stuffed animal sanctuary pays dividends for real

Breadcrumb Links News Local news Author of the article: Andy bader Release date : Dec 20 2021 • 21 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation Della Barr-Chalmers, 6, poses with two of her rehabilitated stuffed animals (the unicorn on the left had an injured wing which she fixed with cardboard) […]

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Local animal shelters team up to open veterinary clinic

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two local animal shelters are teaming up to provide their pets with quick and life-saving care through a veterinary clinic. the The Norfolk Animal Care Center and the Portsmouth Humane Society will open the clinic in the center of Norfolk early next year. “We were able to come together to do […]

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Bay Area Animal Shelters See Increase in Unwanted ‘Pets’

The day before Thanksgiving, eight fluffy Angora rabbits appeared in cardboard boxes on the doorstep of Marin Humane’s Novato animal shelter. A few days later, San Francisco Animal Care and Control received a crowd of 20 unwanted hamsters. In Vallejo, Ratical Rodent Rescue staff suddenly became the keeper of 44 guinea pigs, all left in […]

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The Delanie Adoption Fair to Benefit Animal Rescues

Delanie Dennis with her two rescue dogs. Big things often come in small packages, and Delanie Dennis is no exception. At just 9 years old, Plant City’s Delanie is already making a huge impact in the community. To date, she’s raised nearly $30,000 with proceeds from her lemonade stand, which she’s donated to Tampa Bay-area […]

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Local animal rescues organize events | Life

There are a number of upcoming fundraisers for animal shelters located in and around Kankakee County. The following events will raise funds for the benefit of animals cared for by many shelters. Fundraising for the film KCHF Starting at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, October 15, the Kankakee County Humane Foundation will be hosting an outdoor […]

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Eastern Iowa Animal Rescues Unite to Help the Humane Society of Louisiana

Eastern Iowa Animal Rescues are coming together to help Louisiana animal shelters that were impacted by Hurricane Ida. Meagan Koehler, founder of It Takes a Village Animal Rescue and Resources, is one of many organizations that collect animal food for the Humane Society of Louisiana. Many dropped off donations, one of them was Beth VanZandt […]

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Some Waterloo Region animal rescues expect long-term adoption of pandemic-era changes

The increased demand for pets has put additional pressure on some Waterloo Region rescues amid the pandemic. The increased demand for pets has put additional pressure on some Waterloo Region rescues amid the pandemic. For some, this change has been frustrating and difficult, while others expect to keep COVID-19 era policies in place long after […]

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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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Ready to adopt a pet? Here are 6 great animal rescues from NJ

One of the serious consequences of the pandemic has been that people in financial difficulty realize that they cannot take care of their pets. This caused the displacement of many cats and dogs. The good news is that there are a lot of people who are interested in adopting an animal. You may have dreamed […]

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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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Furry and Feathered Friends: Encouraging Animal Rescues, Short- and Long-Term in Napa County | Lifestyles

LISA ADAMS-WALTER After decades of animal rescue work, in January 2020, Certified Veterinary Technician Deassa Binstock followed her heart by co-founding, with friend and fellow vet Bergen Bridges, the Ripple Effect Animal Project (REAP), a non-profit organization based on host families. animal rescue project in Napa County. Little did the women know that Napa, like […]

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Inside a Changing Industry: Animal Rescues

Rachel Bender found herself painting to get through her forties, but she wanted a companion. His response was to take in 11 dogs in the past four months. She eventually adopted one: an 8-year-old beagle named Bagels. The 20-year-old UF psychologist was greeted by Faithful Friends Pet Rescue and Rehoming and the Humane Society of […]

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PSPCA CEO calls for state funding for animal rescues, animal cruelty efforts

PHILADELPHIA, Pa .– The Pennsylvania SPCA or PSPCA wants state funding for statewide rescues and to help enforce state animal cruelty c … PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Pennsylvania SPCA or PSPCA wants state funding for statewide rescues and to help enforce the state’s animal cruelty code. Officials say a large majority of the state’s humanitarian […]

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5 animal rescues adopting vegan food policies

Animal advocates often meet at fundraising events where meat is served. The conundrum, of course, is that these groups hold such rallies as a way to raise money to save pets such as cats and dogs. If that sounds hypocritical, you’re not alone, as survey conducted by Animal Place found that 85% of respondents believe […]