3 major animal shelters in Austin holding weeklong, joint adoption event

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Pets Alive!, Austin Humane Society and Austin Animal Center will hold a “300 Homes” adoption promotion beginning Saturday and running through June 4. APA! said the goal of the partnership was to find loving homes for 300 animals in just one week. “The adoption fees for most animals at all three […]

Kern County animal shelters are overcrowded, forcing tough decisions

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — From full-grown dogs to 11-week-old puppies, the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center doesn’t discriminate when it comes to taking dogs off the streets and into their care. But space is limited, and with the facility already housing 300 dogs in 175 kennels, the shelter is increasingly doing something they don’t […]

Shepparton Animal Shelter Hosts Cat Adoption Day Again

Following a successful adoption day in April that saw over 40 cats and kittens find loving homes, the Shepparton Animal Shelter is holding another cat adoption day. Image by Michael Sum The adoption day is this Saturday 27 May from 10am to 2pm at the Shepparton Animal Shelter on Wanganui Road. Adoption fees have been […]

Orange County Animal Services extends weekend adoption hours – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — People will soon have extra time to find a new four-legged friend on Sundays. Orange County Animal Services announced Tuesday that it will offer a full day of adoption services on Sunday starting this weekend. The shelter will now be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. >>> STREAM CHANNEL […]

Hobbs animal adoption center in need of help

Gabrielle Arsiaga/News-Sun The Hobbs Animal Adoption Center is dealing with staffing shortages and as a result has had to cut their operating hours and cease vaccinations and surgeries. Hobbs Police Department Public Information Officer Reanna Alarcon said the City of Hobbs is working on restricting positions within the facility. “The animal attendant positions that (HAAC) […]

Tatton Park Farm Animal Adoption Weekend proves a big hit

Tatton Park Farm’s Animal Adoption Day saw staff and volunteers out in force, giving visitors a rare opportunity to get up close to some of their stunning specimens. This time round, the animals available for adoption were Sensation, an 18.3 hand Shire horse; Emily, a rare golden Guernsey goat; and Martha, a spectacular middle white pig. Farm volunteer, Dave Thomas, […]

Anne Arundel County animal shelter waives dog adoption fees

BALTIMORE — Anne Arundel County Animal Care and Control said it is over capacity for dogs, so it is waiving adoption fees in a bid to make some space.  The shelter has nearly 50 dogs, according to a slideshow of the dogs on their site.   The adoption fees are waived until March 31.  Animal […]

These are the furry friends up for adoption at Woodrock Animal Rescue

Ellie is a three-year-old female mixed breed. Woodrock Animal Rescue has set up a Pup Pop-Up centre at The Garden Shop in Parktown North. Locals are invited to visit the shop between 09:00 and 14:00 every Saturday and Sunday to view their selection of adorable dogs. Donald is a three-year-old male border collie. ALSO READ: Find […]

Animal shelters face a potentially fatal pet adoption crisis

The “pandemic pet” boom that captured headlines and the public imagination may have been more anecdote than fact, at least for the animal rescue community: Dog and cat adoptions actually declined in 2020.  But the post-pandemic shelter crisis of 2022 looks very real.  Shelters around the nation are packed to furry capacity. Animal rescues are […]

Bryan Animal Center past max capacity, adoptions needed to avoid euthanizations

BRYAN, Texas — The Bryan Animal Center is in a state of desperation right now, low on adoptions and high on animal intake – especially dogs. They need the community’s help to foster or adopt. The shelter is currently between 15 and 20 dogs over its capacity, according to staff, forced to fit as many […]

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