Posts tagged ‘Animal’

Adopt me: Animal services rolls out new pet trolleyNews from The News Herald: PANAMA CITY — Nine furry hopefuls took a ride in style to the Bay County Animal Services monthly adoption event aboard the shelter’s new Pet Adoption Trolley on Friday. “This is yet another in our many efforts to increase the live-release rate [...]

Pets on Prozac: The dark side of animal emotionsNews from New York Post: The only New Yorker who ever made worldwide news for going on Prozac and into therapy was named Gus. He was a polar bear. Born in 1985 in Toledo, Ohio, Gus was separated from his parents at age 3 and relocated to [...]

Hampshire Emergency Animal Response Team hosts pet health, safety fairNews from HADLEY — The Hampshire Emergency Animal Response Team, a regional disaster animal response team, will host “Emergency Preparedness for Pets and Their People” on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Dave’s Soda and Pet City in the Mountain Farms Mall [...]

Pet lovers prepare to help at the Dearborn Animal Shelter’s Mutt StrutNews from Dearborn Press and Guide: Dog walkers enjoy a day out with their pets to support the Dearborn Animal Shelter. View and purchase photos DEARBORN — Spring is in the air and thousands of pet enthusiasts in southeastern Michigan are gearing up for [...]

Pet mistakenly euthanized at Florida animal shelterNews from USA TODAY: Rhema Thompson, Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal 10:39 a.m. EDT September 4, 2013 Cowgirl, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever mix owned by Danielle Riggens, was accidentally euthanized by staff at the Escambia County, Fla., Animal Shelter.(Photo: Courtesy of Danielle Riggens) Story Highlights Cowgirl, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever [...]

Hottest-Selling Animal in Colombia’s Illegal Pet Trade: SlothsNews from ABC News: In the bustling streets of a Colombian village, colorful exotic birds, monkeys and sloths, all animals that were once wild, are being sold as pets, and business is booming. The wildlife trade is now the third-most-lucrative criminal enterprise in Colombia after drugs and weapons. [...]

Pet Expo offers animal adoptions, $ 10 microchipsNews from – WANE: Updated: Saturday, 20 Apr 2013, 12:34 PM EDTPublished : Saturday, 20 Apr 2013, 12:34 PM EDT FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Northern Indiana Pet Expo returns to the Memorial Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday. The event showcases hundreds of adoptable pets from [...]

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: A little rabbit still …News from Santa Cruz Sentinel: Click photo to enlarge Hunter is available at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter. Hunter is a truly lovely rabbit, who has been with us too long. He has been in the care of the Santa Cruz [...]

More Pet Businesses Training Workers To Perform Animal CPRNews from Huffington Post: Sandra Castro gives mouth-to-mouth to her cat, Luna. Story by Benjamin Woodward, courtesy Chicago: CHICAGO — Sandra Castro’s house cat Luna, a recovering stroke victim, would be in good hands if her heart stopped beating. Castro, of Uptown, is certified by the [...]

Animal lover Heigl launches pet projectNews from Boston Herald: NEW YORK — Bedtime at Katherine Heigl’s house can take a while. As a mom of two daughters and ­seven other kids of the four-legged variety, she likes to give each one special attention. The Emmy Award winner says first she tucks in her girls, 4-year-old [...]