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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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City, county officials fail to reach agreement on funding animal shelter | News

ELIZABETHTON — Emotions ran high Thursday night at a joint workshop attended by officials from the Carter County and City of Elizabethton governments. The four men attempted to come up with a new fundraising plan for the Elizabethton/Carter County animal shelter. The county was represented by County Commissioners Gary Bailey and Travis Hill. The city […]

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Cumberland County Animal Services saves over 70% of animals in 2021

Cumberland County Animal Services announced that it has made significant progress in helping animals in Cumberland County over the past decade. In 2012, ten years ago, the shelter was only able to save 10% of cats and 44% of dogs entering the facility. In 2021, the department rescued over 60% of cats and 84% of […]

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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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SRC Animal Services welcomes a large number of dogs, needs your help

The shelter actively works with rescues across the United States to find placement for as many dogs as possible and through the Santa Rosa County Fair Association, they use the Agriplex exhibit hall as a staging area for over 70 dogs. from the particular case. Residents cannot visit the Agriplex to watch the dogs; at […]

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Fundraiser to Help El Dorado County Animal Services Spay and Spay Fund | South of Lake Tahoe

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. – With finances tight for many families these days, El Dorado County Animal Services announced that a Placerville business has stepped up to host a fundraising event for its Spay Fund. and Neuter. This fund helps needy families in El Dorado County offset the cost of neutering or neutering their pets. […]

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Saginaw County Chairman Highlights 2021 Achievements for Health Department and Animal Shelter

SAGINAW, MI – Carl Ruth, Chairman of the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners, reflected on 2021 and discussed his expectations moving forward during the county’s 2022 state address on Thursday, February 3. His remarks were delivered virtually via Zoom, the online video conferencing program. During her remarks, Ruth highlighted county departments that faced some of […]

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Animal Rescue Foundation Highlights Need for Facilities to Meet Area’s Needs | News

At the January 24 meeting of Idaho County Commissioners, Alaina Redenbo and Karin Vetter of the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) asked for the commissioners’ help in addressing the overpopulation of cats and dogs. in Idaho County. (ARF board members Terri Tackett, Rhonda Schacher and Dorene George also attended the meeting). Redenbo said the ARF wanted […]

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Placement being finalized for wolfdogs held at OC Animal Services | Community

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has potentially found a suitable shelter for some of the wolfdogs housed at the shelter. Placement for these animals is still being finalized and there are still wolfdogs at the shelter that need proper placement options. Since these animals arrived at the shelter in July and August 2021, OCAS has […]

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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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‘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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Animal shelter receives $15,000 from mysterious deceased donor

On Thursday, January 20, when the Guilford County Board of Commissioners holds its next virtual regular meeting, there may be some disagreement on some agenda items, but there is one point that all nine commissioners will support from all heart. Commissioners will approve receipt of a donation to the Guilford County Animal Shelter for nearly […]

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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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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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Join the #BettyWhiteChallenge to support Lowcountry animal rescues

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – In honor of what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday on Jan. 17, people across the country are taking part in a social media challenge to support one of her most popular causes. dear. The #BettyWhiteChallenge encourages people to donate to animal philanthropies and support local animal rescues with a […]

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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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8 craziest animal escapes of 2021

As long as humans have confined animals, reluctant captives have found ways to free themselves. Sometimes these escapes end safely, with animals quickly and quietly dismissed, and sometimes they cause havoc. Some animals gain lasting freedom, but sometimes these animal escapes end in tragedy. From leopards on the run in China to zebras roaming free […]

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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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New Animal Resource Center impacting animal welfare | Jamestown News

While the new 33,000 square foot Animal Resource Center, which opened on November 2 at 980 Guilford College Road, is impressive, for Jorge Ortega the building is not about appearance but functionality. For this, Ortega, director of Guilford County Animal Services, gives it five stars. The emphasis is on the well-being – mental and physical […]

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New animal shelter contract could arrive by February | Local news

County administrator Randy Oliver said he now expects a contract to build a new animal shelter to be submitted to county commissioners in February for review. Last month, the board of directors selected Florida-based Tocoi Engineering Inc. to manage the design of the facility. Tocoi was considered the most qualified of the three companies interviewed. […]

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BCSO files motion to dismiss alleged animal control case | Newspaper

MARTINSBURG – In response to an eight-page warrant filed against Berkeley County Animal Control by the nonprofit Alley Cat Allies, the county recently filed a motion to dismiss. In its petition, county officials argued that the deposit was an alleged tactic for the nonprofit organization to establish a footprint in the county and receive money. […]

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Maker Market Raises $ 700 for Greene Animal Shelter | Lifestyles

Culinary arts students (left to right) Nicholas Ownby (11th), Emma Ray (9th) and Eliah Dojack (11th) and instructor Kate Gozzard were selling cookie decorating kits, ranch mixes and grams of candies to raise funds for the FCCLA club. a conference of state leaders later this year. Cosmetology students Michelle Wang and Klaira Bragado (both elderly) […]

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Animal Rescue League opens home for vacation app

The program tries to place pets in foster care to spend the holiday season in the warmth of a home Birdsboro, Pa .– The Animal Rescue League of Berks County has opened applications for families who may be interested in becoming short-term foster homes for the holidays so that pets can enjoy the warmth and […]

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Bay County Animal Services Hosts “Caturday” Adoption Event

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – While CrossFit and Cats may seem like an unlikely duo, Panama City CrossFit was able to help cats and kittens find their forever homes at an adoption event this morning. Bay County Animal Services hosted a “Caturday” adoption event to kick off their partnership with Panama City CrossFit. The idea […]

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Pet of the Week at Burke County Animal Services | Local news

Cindy is this week’s Dog of the Week at Burke County Animal Services. Foggy is this week’s Cat of the Week at Burke County Animal Services. From staff reports Many dogs and cats are available for adoption at Burke County Animal Services. BCAS Shelter Technician Trinity Johnson wants all of the animals in the shelter […]

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ANIMAL TALK: Santa’s elves bring many gifts; Trim-A-Tree Fundraising Continues | Talking about animals

Santa’s “elves” have been working hard to help our shelter dogs and cats this Christmas time! Generous donations including dog and cat food, cat litter and cleaning supplies were given to our shelter dogs and cats. These happy visits from Santa’s “elves” bringing gifts to our Adoption Center were heartwarming and greatly appreciated. We’re sharing […]

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FFOCAS fund for animal shelters created at the Community Foundation | WDVM25 and DCW50

FREDERICK, MD (WDVM) – Friends of Frederick of Our County Animal Shelter, Inc. (FFOCAS) established the FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund with the Frederick County Community Foundation. The Community Foundation manages over 750 charitable funds. “The fund is the equivalent of a charity bucket. The contributions will therefore go into the fund, ”said Betsy Day, director […]

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Loudoun Animal Shelter Offers Free Pet Adoptions For The Holidays

On Saturday, December 18, Loudoun County Animal Services will host “Empty Shelters – Home for the Holidays”, their annual adoption event free of charge from 11 am to 6 pm. Adoption fees will be waived for all available pets including cats, kittens, dogs, small pets, and livestock. And to help as many pets as possible […]

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Tulare County Animal Services on standby for large animal rescue during fires

Tulare County Animal Services officials are still arranging logistics for people with animals in communities where the KNP Complex fire is burning. So far, a series of three fires have burned more than 1,000 acres of Sequoia National Park. Tulare County Animal Services Manager Cassie Heffington provided information and is awaiting approval of more details […]

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Santa Barbara Humane Society to Turn Over Control of Large Animal Rescues to County Animal Services | Local News

the Humane Society of Santa Barbara hands over the reins of large animal rescue to Santa Barabara County Animal Services to focus on basic community services. “We asked ourselves how the Santa Barbara Humane Society could best serve the animals and people in our community, and decided to focus on the services we know the […]

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Local animal rescues to participate in FREE ‘Clear The Shelters’ adoption events

Complete the Shelters event at the Berks County Animal Rescue League On Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Berks County Animal Rescue League will participate in Clear the Shelters, a national adoption event that has found more than 400,000 pet homes across the country since its inception in 2015. All […]

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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 […]