Posts tagged ‘shelter’

Pet-Palooza provides for pet shelterNews from SouthtownStar: By Ginger Brashnger Correspondent June 15, 2014 6:36PM Erica Sidenstick, of Orland Park, holds Bentley, her long-haired Chihuahua, who took second prize as the best-dressed pet. Bentley, 4, was dressed as a hot dog, complete with condiments. | Ginger Brashinger/For Sun-Times Media storyidforme: 67859982tmspicid: 24158848fileheaderid: 11933576 Updated: June [...]

Dying woman’s words of wisdom: Adopt a shelter petNews from Dying woman’s words of wisdom: Adopt a shelter pet. 9NEWS at 4 p.m. 06/06/14. Kevin Torres, KUSA 7:32 p.m. MDT June 6, 2014 Patricia Cudd and her dog, Sherlock.(Photo: KUSA) 611 CONNECT continues on … Read the full article . Related News: Great [...]

On this National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, don’t fall for some misleading mythsNews from Idgie is a year-old bull terrier mix, neglected until taken in by Bama Bully Rescue. Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Yes, there’s a “day” for practically everything. I Googled the first thing that came to mind: [...]

Shelter Pets Reaching Out to Touch Someone (Op-Ed)News from Leah, a shelter pet Schnauzer rescued by the Washington Humane society.Credit: Anna West. Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This Op-Ed is adapted from a post on the blog A Humane Nation, where [...]

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 [...]

PAWS Chicago Oklahoma Pet Rescue: Windy City Shelter Saves 76 Pets From …News from Huffington Post: Thanks to PAWS Chicago, the lives of 76 pets (51 dogs and 25 cats) have have been rescued from tornado-torn Oklahoma. Volunteers with the no-kill shelter set out Friday on the recovery mission to alleviate overcrowding at The Oklahoma [...]

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 [...]

Adoptable Pets: Shelter sees more stray-but-healthy dogsNews from San Jose Mercury News: The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter have experienced a noticeable increase in the number of stray healthy and well cared-for dogs coming to the shelter. Sadly, many have not been claimed by their owners. One example is number A023595 — a toy [...]

Adoptable Pets: Island’s pets lucky to have shelter, animal controlNews from San Jose Mercury News: Alameda’s pets are fortunate to have two entities to provide high quality care for them. The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter is a nonprofit that took over the management of the shelter on Jan. 1, 2012. The shelter’s staff [...]

Shelter intakes spike as pet owners feel economic pinchNews from Burlington Times News: By the numbers:: 661 animals surrendered between May and June 2012 516 animals surrendered between May and June 2011 28 percent increase ?- For the year, as of June 30: 4,100 animals taken in 516 adopted 250 returned to owners 2,900 animals [...]