Help needed at Vermilion Co. Animal Shelter ahead of spring influx

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — With warmer months ahead, the Vermilion County Animal Shelter is asking for help. The shelter’s adoption manager Kathleen Orcutt said spring is prime breeding time for stray pets, and she’s especially concerned about cats and kittens. They’ve already got a couple of litters brought to the shelter. Danville City Council greenlights […]

Opinion: To end toxicity testing on animals, federal funds are needed

Jessica Scott-Reid is a freelance journalist and animal advocate based in Winnipeg. In 2016, when Canadian scientist Dr. Charu Chandrasekera was attending international meetings on developing alternatives to animal testing, she was often met with shock when she revealed that Canada lacked its own centre for alternative methods. There are several of these centres around […]

University Of Otago Initiations Face Severe Criticism For Animal Mistreatment: Commissioner For Animals Urgently Needed

Sunday, 8 October 2023, 7:01 pmPress Release: Animal Justice Party The Animal Justice Party Aotearoa NZ (AJP) is deeply saddened and disturbed by reports of incidents involving first-year University of Otago students during flat initiations. While the reports have not been authenticated, it is crucial to acknowledge that we live in a society where animal […]

Community briefs: Regional transportation survey, animal foster families needed and more | News

A SamTrans bus stop in downtown Brisbane shows connections to other Bay Area public transit systems. Courtesy Ananda Paulas/Bay City News. Take a survey on regional transportation needs The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments has released their annual survey, asking how life in the Bay Area has changed coming out […]

Dog walkers needed. Animals, shelter both benefit from volunteers willing to spend time with pooches

As the New Year quickly approaches, new resolutions are in order. If doing more volunteer work, walking, or spending more quality time with family are on your list, consider adding a visit to the Daviess County Animal Shelter.  The shelter is constantly looking for volunteers to walk their dogs, as it is an extremely helpful […]

Bryan Animal Center past max capacity, adoptions needed to avoid euthanizations

BRYAN, Texas — The Bryan Animal Center is in a state of desperation right now, low on adoptions and high on animal intake – especially dogs. They need the community’s help to foster or adopt. The shelter is currently between 15 and 20 dogs over its capacity, according to staff, forced to fit as many […]

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