‘It’s a crisis’ – animal org ‘drowning’ in horses

One animal agency is pleading for help as they deal with a non-stop demand to rehome animals, especially horses. Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) currently has 36 horses needing a new paddock, with another 60 on the waitlist. That’s not including the 50 dogs, 40 cats and 30 pigs, adding to a total of 500 […]

Kidsgrove animal charity ‘facing crisis’ over demand for help

An extra 3.2m households across the UK bought a pet between 2020 and 2021 during the pandemic, with many taking the opportunity to get a dog while working from home. The subsequent cost-of-living crisis meant owners struggled to buy pet food and cover medical bills including simple treatments, Ms Cartwright said. “We are seeing dogs […]

Animal shelters ‘overwhelmed’ as people abandoning pets amid living crisis

Representational Image. News 18 London (England): The living crisis in the UK is forcing people to give up their pets as many animal shelters receiving overwhelming number of pets left at their doors, news reports suggest. As per the reports, the employees of these shelters have become sleep deprived as a result of rising demand […]

Extinction crisis puts 1 million species on the brink

Nature is in crisis, and it’s only getting worse. As species vanish at a rate not seen in 10 million years, more than 1 million species are currently on the brink.Humans are driving this extinction crisis through activities that take over animal habitats, pollute nature and fuel global warming, scientists say. A new global deal […]

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 […]

Animal shelters continue to be in a crisis in 2022

Albuquerque Animal shelter anticipates 21,500 pets will have come through their two city-run shelters in 2022 by the end of the year. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Albuquerque shelters saw 17,000 to 18,000 pets arrive annually. Animal shelters across the country continue to be in a state of crisis. In the early days of […]

Crisis continues at Hawaii animal shelters

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Island Humane Society is currently experiencing an adoptions drought, seeing very few applications and appointments. Their mainland transfer partners are also seeing the same downward trend, making it difficult to accept dogs from HIHS. As a result, dogs are staying for extended times as they wait to be noticed. “I […]

Mars Launches its Largest Animal Shelter Volunteer Program Ever to Address Urgent Shelter Crisis Across North America

‘Service Humans Needed’ asks people to volunteer their time, homes and social platforms to help shelters and pets in need FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mars Petcare – proudly part of the Mars family of brands – announced it is putting its strength and scale as the world’s largest pet care company behind […]

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