Giant sea creature — largest animal on earth — spotted off North Shore on Fourth of July

Whale watchers off the North Shore of Massachusetts were recently dazzled by the rare sighting of the largest animal on the planet. Onlookers on a Cape Ann Whale Watch boat were treated to an up-close look at a blue whale on the Fourth of July, according to the tour agency. “We spent the most extraordinary […]

Fourth of July Fireworks Can Terrify Animals. Here’s How to Help.

Fireworks displays have long been associated with celebratory moments. But as you enjoy all those pops and bangs, have you ever considered what impact Fourth of July fireworks have on the many animals in the surrounding environment? Year after year, advocates for wild and domesticated animals implore the public to take precautions, while pushing organizers […]

Annual Meat Animal Sale planned for July 19 | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured is a representative of Jamestown Macadam Inc. (JMI) who purchased a beef steer from Liam Griffith in 2023. Liam is surrounded by fellow 4-H youth, helping to display his successes throughout the week with his steer. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is excited to announce […]

Admissions open for July 2024

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India’s leading distance learning institution, has opened admissions for its Post Graduate Diploma in Animal Welfare (PGDAW) for the July 2024 session. Launched in July 2020, the PGDAW program is now recognized as the ‘largest global animal welfare education programme,’ showcasing IGNOU’s dedication to advancing animal welfare education. Program […]

Dog adoption sees happy ending to July 2023 animal cruelty case

An animal cruelty case from July is seeing a happy ending. After being left in a cage for nearly three weeks, becoming malnourished, and hardly able to move an inch due to muscle failure, Lucy has found her forever home. Kaitlin Goodard works at the ANNA Shelter’s clinic in Fairview and said she fell for […]

DeKalb library hosting live animal programs July 20 – Shaw Local

DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library will host a “Animals Around the World” program and two “Animals Around the World” shows featuring live animals. The library, 309 Oak St., DeKalb, will hold events at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. on July 20 in the library’s lower-level Yusunas Meeting Room, according to a […]

Williamson County Animal Center closed through July 3 due to power outage | News

Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) is closed Saturday, July 1 due to a power outage caused by last night’s storms.  All animals are being cared for by staff and volunteers.  Until power and phone lines are restored, citizens should call (629) 235-6477 to report lost/stray animals or otherwise contact animal control officers. WCAC is scheduled […]

RivCo Animal Shelter Over Capacity, Expected to Double After July 4th

“Every year right around the Fourth of July, a few days before and a few days after, we call that our Armageddon. That’s our busiest season,” Coachella Valley Animal Campus Operations Chief Jaclyn Schart said. One minute, you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with your furry friend. In the next, they’re nowhere to be found. […]

The 4th of July – Dog Dependence Day – A Survival Guide

The 4th of July – Dog Dependence Day – A Survival Guide   American Independence Day, the 4th of July, conjures up visions of good times with family and friends, time off, picnics and summer fun – as it should!   What may not immediately come to mind is the fear and anxiety this holiday […]

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