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Peoria County Animal Services in need of adopters

PEORIA (25News Now) -The Peoria County Animal Protection Services, also known as PCAPS, is in immediate need of adopters. Their location at 2600 NE Perry Ave. is currently providing shelter for nearly 200 animals with limited space. They are offering fee-waived adoptions for a limited time only, in an effort to find adopters as soon […]

Palm Beach County animal shelter faces critical overcrowding crisis

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – — Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is reporting its capacity is at a “critical level” as its kennels are “dangerously full.” “Unfortunately, we are very crowded. We have to pair dogs up, when sometimes dogs don’t really want to be paired up, but we don’t have a choice,” […]

Lake County News,California – Clearlake Animal Control: ‘Ella,’ ‘Rock’ and ‘Rose’

“Ella.” Photo courtesy of Clearlake Animal Control. CLEARLAKE, Calif. — Clearlake Animal Control has dozens of dogs awaiting their forever families. The Clearlake Animal Control website lists 37 adoptable dogs. The available dogs this week include “Ella,” a nearly 2-year-old female Rottweiler mix with a short brown and black coat. She has been spayed. “Rock.” […]

Animal Welfare League in Trumbull County, Ohio hosting open house volunteer orientation

VIENNA TWP., Ohio (WKBN) — The Animal Welfare League in Trumbull County needs your help. Overnight, the humane society took to social media saying they’ve been extremely busy over the past two weeks. During that time, AWL humane officers have removed 35 cats, 7 dogs and a horse from horrific conditions. They say many of […]

Animal advocate emphasizes need for community to speak up after cockfighting raid in south Bexar County

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – It’s a bloody and illegal sport that often goes under the radar. Since 2014, Deputy Chief Nancy Sandford said the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has only investigated a handful of cockfights. “I believe it’s going on, and, we would like to find more of them,” said Sandford. On Saturday, BCSO deputies […]

County Council Proclaims April 14-20 Animal Control Professional & Shelter Volunteer Appreciation Week

Animal Control staff and volunteers along with Police Chief Dino Sgambellone and Council Chair Denise Derkacs hold up the proclamation for Animal Control Professional and Shelter Volunteer Appreciation Week. Shown from left, shelter volunteer Theresa Gustafson, Sgambellone, Derkacs and Animal Control’s Theresa Phelan and Fanny Capolungo. Courtesy/LAC COUNTY News: Los Alamos County Council presented April […]

LA County steps in to address ‘strep zoo’ outbreak among dogs at Downey Animal Care Center – Press Telegram

FLASH SALE Don’t miss this deal Standard Digital Access $6 for 1 year Already a subscriber? Login The Downey Animal Care Center at 11258 Garfield Ave. (Google Street View) In an effort to address a bacterial outbreak at the Downey Animal Care Center, Los Angeles County officials are taking action today to safeguard animals and […]

Fulton County Commissioners get heated during debate on animal control fight with City of Atlanta – WABE

Fulton County Commissioners rejected an effort Wednesday to restart animal control services in the City of Atlanta without an agreement between the two governments. Fulton County ended those services Friday because of the lack of intergovernmental agreement, which has been the case since the beginning of the year. Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr., led the effort […]

Animal cruelty investigation underway in Solano County

A horse owner is under investigation after the Solano County Sheriff Animal Control were called about a dead horse and other malnourished ones on a rural property. VACAVILLE, Calif. — Editor’s note: Some images and descriptions in the article and attached video may be disturbing to some readers. A law enforcement animal cruelty investigation is […]

Respiratory Illness Forces St. Mary’s County Animal Shelter To Pause Operations

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Animal Adoption & Resource Center is announcing a temporary pause to adoptions and non-emergency animal intakes, in response to a sudden outbreak of a contagious upper respiratory illness impacting several of the Center’s dogs. Testing has been conducted to verify the illness type and severity; results are pending. Symptomatic animals are being […]

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