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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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El Paso Animal Services presents “Straylight Savings”

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Animal Services encourages the community to participate in “Straylight Savings,” an initiative to raise awareness of the importance of updating pet microchip contact information. Straylight Savings is the department’s take on annual daylight saving time reminders, such as checking the smoke detector battery. In addition to following these […]

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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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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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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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Pet License Becomes The Hardest Thing For Animal Lovers To Obtain | Pune News

PUNE: The decision by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to introduce an online service for pet licenses has sparked controversy among animal welfare groups due to additional rules such as the need for a “ No Objection Certificate” (NOC) from housing companies and mandatory muzzling of pets in public places. Sarika Punde, PMC Veterinary Superintendent, […]

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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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The San Diego Humane Society is an animal service provider for 14 cities in the county

You find a stray animal. You’re worried about your neighbor’s dog barking. You must report an alleged case of cruelty or neglect. Or maybe you find an injured wild animal on your property. where do you turn to? For most of San Diego County, the answer is: San Diego Humane Society (SDHS). The organization is […]

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Virtual conference: The importance of the human-animal bond for veterinarians | News

WASHINGTON, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and IDEXX, a global leader in pet healthcare innovation, today hosted a conference with Dr. Jason Johnsonvice president and global medical director at IDEXX, and Steven Feldmanpresident of HABRI, discussing compelling data on the importance of veterinarians as trusted resources for pet […]

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A new way to protect animals: the village of Gozitan hires Community Animal Care Steward

The Gozitan village of Sannat has adopted a new way of protecting its animals: by introducing a community animal care steward. The steward’s job is to take care of the street animals and pets that inhabit Sannat – a largely rural Gozitan village – and also to educate the residents on how best to take […]

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Humane Tomorrow and Dallas Companion Animal Project to Merge Assistance Programs – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

Dallas Companion Animal Project (DCAP) announced the closure of its programs, including the merger of its Lucy Fund with the Humane Tomorrow’s Flower’s Fund. Both of these programs provide assistance to pet owners in financial difficulty. “The loss of a pet can be very difficult for people,” said Maeleska Fletes, president of DCAP. “The Lucy […]

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City of Kingston Animal Bylaw Updates Now In Effect

Kingstonist File Photo On Saturday, January 1, 2022, updates to the City of Kingston Animal Bylaws went into effect. These “hands-on” measures are intended to strengthen and elevate animal care standards in the community and keep residents safe, the city said in a news release. “For many people, pets are part of the family,” said […]

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The hamster cull in Hong Kong and why animal lovers are mobilizing

Authorities said they would kill around 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected. A two-year-old hamster named “Ring” owned by Cheung, a member of an online hamster community who volunteered to foster small abandoned animals in light of government instructions asking […]

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DCC Animal Hospital enters PetTech

By IANSlife New Delhi, January 24 (IANSlife): As part of its continuous efforts to simplify veterinary services in the country, DCC (Dogs Cats & Companions) Animal Center, a well-known multi-specialty pet hospital in Delhi, has launched its flagship proprietary app “PetConnect”. The app includes the first-ever comprehensive and trusted medical history database for pets, and […]

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Branson city leaders vote against animal ordinance; say that discussions on the issues could continue

BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) – Years of debate over a proposed animal ordinance in Branson have come to an end. City leaders rejected the six-to-zero proposal Tuesday night. Branson’s animal ordinance has been on hold since it was originally proposed in 2019. Groups like Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society say they are not surprised by […]

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Animal group says calling exotic lizards, turtles and snakes is ‘problematic’

Animal group says calling exotic lizards, turtles and snakes is “problematic” because it implies that they are not native to a region Exotic pet owners should call them ‘non-traditional pets’, group says British Small Animal Veterinary Association says term “exotic” is “problematic” The Plain English campaign described the change of language as “weird” By Victoria […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Rescue of animals devastated by the pandemic

Lack of funds and overcrowding are just a few of the issues organizations face, but there are ways to help Shannon Shafer, founder of The Orphan Cat Rescue of Oregon, is lucky if she sleeps more than four hours at night. Shafer, like many small animal rescue owners, works full time in addition to delivering […]

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TAFE NSW Introduces Certificate III in Pet Services to Nine Campuses | Manning River Hours

news, local news, The Taree TAFE campus is one of nine campuses in the state offering a course to train qualified animal service workers. TAFE NSW introduced Certificate III in pet services to meet growing industry demand after an explosion in the number of pet owners during COVID-19. The pet population of 29 million animals […]

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Cork Animal Charity Receives ‘Record’ Government Funding Before Christmas

A Christmas gift that will go the extra mile was given to the animal welfare charity Dog Action Welfare Group (DAWG) which received € 38,000 from the government. The money from the Department of Agriculture will go towards the charity’s most important expenses, namely vet bills, food and the kennel. DAWG spokesman Mayor O’Sullivan said […]

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Edmonton Brewery Partners with Local Animal Rescue with Calendar Fundraiser

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Kellen taniguchi Hera and Kath Oltsher of Zoe’s Animal Rescue and Bryan Schmidt of Sea Change Brewing pose for a photo in the product cooler at Sea Change Brewing, Edmonton on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. To raise awareness about responsible pet ownership, Sea Change Brewing Co. is […]

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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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Livermore Wineries Partner with Animal Rescues for ‘Wine & Wags’ Adoption Event | News

Many participating wineries will be offering discounts on bottles of wine in addition to food and pet-themed giveaways, like ‘Barkcuterie’ boxes filled with dog treats that Big White House Winery and John Evan Cellars are planning. to sell for the benefit of their partner organization, Tiny Paws Pug Rescue. East Bay SPCA – which has […]

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Caldor Fire causes hundreds of animal rescues in California

A California group has rescued hundreds of animals from the Caldor fire as it rages west of San Francisco. The blaze, which began Aug. 14, has burned more than 117,700 acres and is only 9% contained, according to Cal Fire. The Amador evacuation team, a group of 39 members and dozens of temporary volunteers, have […]

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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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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 […]

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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 report spike in pet adoptions amid coronavirus pandemic

While most shelters are closed to visitors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, animal rescue organizations are reporting a significant increase in the number of people interested in adopting a pet. Hillary Rosen, Founder and President of A useful rescue in Los Angeles, says the sudden demand for pets has overwhelmed the nonprofit, which […]

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Local animal rescues work together to rehome dozens of cats crammed into unsafe living conditions – St George News

ST. GEORGE- Several animal rescue agencies have stepped up to find foster homes and permanent families for more than 30 cats born into a home they never left. Kittens donated to RSQ Dogs and St. George Animal Shelter, St. George, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Kelli Stokes, St. George News A St. […]