Metro animal care and control wait for missing part to fix a heat unit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One of the heating units at Metro Animal Care and Control has a defect part, acccording to councilwoman Joy Styles’s Facebook update. They discovered the issue this morning. Metro maintenance and Lee company have been out to the facility, and depending on the weather, Lee will be back tomorrow with the […]

Undercover video of Sloth Encounters shows need for Better CARE for Animals Act

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our goal in supporting passage of the Better Collaboration, Accountability, and Regulatory Enforcement (CARE) for Animals Act is to strengthen multi-agency collaboration in enforcement of the federal Animal Welfare Act. Recent footage from an investigation at a Long Island, New York captive wildlife petting zoo offers the latest evidence […]

Bring a dog home for the day with CMPD’s Animal Care “Daycation” program – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — If you’re not ready to commit to adopting a furry friend, CMPD’s Animal Care and Control unit offers some options to get a best friend for a day. “Staycation” and “Daycation” programs are the Animal Care units efforts to socialize dogs in it’s care “It gives it a nice day out, interaction it […]

Roll back to the ’80s and support Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Grab the AquaNet and your best leg warmers. Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control and Roller Dome North are hosting a fundraiser for the shelter. Abigail Reyes with Animal Care and Control stopped by WANE 15 to share more. You can see that in the interview above. Rolling into the […]

Fulton County opening new $40M animal shelter as communities struggle to care for homeless pets – WABE

Fulton County is preparing to open a new $40 million animal shelter, as communities in metro Atlanta and across the country struggle to care for huge influxes of homeless animals. County officials (and some adoptable dogs dressed up in bow ties for the occasion) gathered for a ribbon-cutting on Thursday ahead of an official public […]

Federal grant will help Roanoke County vet address shortage of large-animal care

A Roanoke County-based large-animal veterinarian plans to use a recently awarded federal grant to expand her business in an area that the government has identified as lacking adequate rural veterinary care. Dr. Hannah Varnell, founder of Wellfarm Veterinary Consultants, will use the $125,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to buy new equipment and increase the […]

‘Strikes for Charity’ held for FW Animal Care & Control’s Angel Fund

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The fun just wrapped up at Georgetown Entertainment in celebration of this year’s Strikes for Charity event. According to a press release, this year’s fundraiser was hosted by the city and the Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union from 1 – 4 p.m.. The money raised from this year’s […]

End of daylight time affects pets’ schedules too, animal care workers say

TORONTO — In past autumns, when Jocelyn Rutgers tried to enjoy the extra hour of sleep offered by the end of daylight time, her cat would hold firm to his daily regimen and demand to be fed as usual. “My cat in particular is extremely routine-based and likes to be fed at his preferred times,” […]

Proposals for new Devon college animal care centre

Petroc College wants to create new animal care centre A Devon college wants to demolish some of its run-down buildings and construct a new animal care centre at its main campus. Animal care courses at Petroc College have recently been held in mobile classrooms and timber storage sheds, said agents for the applicants Woodward Smith […]

Beagles arrive on Capitol Hill in support of Better CARE for Animals Act

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This week, we had the pleasure of gathering with beagles and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to show our support for a promising new bill that would usher in a new era of animal protection at the federal level in the U.S. The Better Collaboration, Accountability, and Regulatory Enforcement (CARE) […]

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