What Ancient Goat Teeth Reveal About Animal Care

It gradually grew into an urban hub with strong connections to the larger political entities of Elam and Mesopotamia farther west. The residents made and exported elaborately carved stone vessels, which have been found thousands of miles from Tepe Yahya. By 4,500 years ago, the once small, secluded village had more expansive farmlands, bustling craft […]

If passed, city budget would increase funding for Animal Care Services amid concern over dog bites

$26 million of the FY 2024 city budget could be allocated to Animal Care Services (ACS) if approved next week. That’s a 26% increase in funding from last year. SAN ANTONIO — A man was rushed into emergency surgery, then a toddler was bitten on the face. Both were victims of two separate dog attacks […]

Mistreated exotic animals highlight the need for ‘Better CARE’ law

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The mistreatment of animals is a matter of injustice, and so it’s only fitting that the U.S. Department of Justice stepped in to stop cruelty at Even Keel Exotics in Temperance, Michigan. The DOJ’s recent resolution of a complaint against the facility’s owner, animal dealer Zachery Keeler, resulted in […]

Donate toward Island Animal Haven Sanctuary’s animal care through Fair Giving

Donate toward Island Animal Haven Sanctuary’s animal care through Fair Giving Contributed photo by Island Animal Haven Sanctuary Venus is in need of dental care. Submitted by Island Animal Haven Sanctuary. Venus, our 32-year-old Icelandic horse (pictured at right), needs dental work and blood tests done before winter. Rayon and Oreo, our seven-year-old goats, require […]

North Texas employee faces animal cruelty charges after 80 kittens died in care: police

A former North Texas animal shelter employee faces charges of animal cruelty after an investigation into the deaths of 80 kittens over a period of five months, officials said. Gabriel Caswell was arrested July 14 and July 29 and faces two charges of cruelty to animals, the Weatherford Police Department said in a news release […]

Animal Care Manager | Animal Place

Organization Description: Animal Place is a sanctuary and animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are two facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals and an education center and the 12-acre Rescue and Adoption facility in […]

Metro Animal Care and Control works through power outages brought on by storms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Many residents and businesses lost power Thursday as storm rolled through the area. The Metro Animal Care and Control facility typically remains open for extra hours on Thursdays, but that wasn’t possible after losing power on this particular day. “We would have our intake surrender line, and just generally what our […]

BernCo Animal Care Center struggles with overcrowding

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Capacity issues have been brewing at the Bernalillo County Animal Care Center for years.  Now, a combination of COVID-era challenges, and the hoarding case of more than 50 pit bulls in Albuquerque last week– have brought the issue to a head. KOB 4 talked with leaders about how helpless dogs are now […]

Animal Care Services Warn Residents Not to Feed Wildlife

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Animal Care Services (CCACS) has seen an increased number of raccoons roaming throughout local parks. An increased number of raccoons could pose a threat to residents and pets as they can carry infectious diseases like rabies and distemper. CCACS is reminding the community that feeding wildlife is against city […]

Cincinnati Animal CARE shelter reopens after lockdown due to virus outbreak

CINCINNATI — After a two month lockdown, Cincinnati Animal CARE’s Colerain Avenue shelter is back open to the public. The shelter was plagued by canine distemper virus (CDV). The highly contagious virus causes multiple symptoms, including fever, cough, swelling of paw pads, nasal and eye discharge, gastrointestinal distress and more. Back in April, the shelter […]

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