Pets

Garland Animal Shelter reunite pets after storms – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Recent storms have displaced families, including their furry companions. In a post on Facebook, Garland Animal Shelter & Adoption Center asked community members who are missing pets to visit the shelter website, call or stop by the shelter. The shelter had 70 animals arrive since Tuesday and has only reunited 12 pets with their families. […]

Tulsa adding animal shelter to help homeless stay with pets

Tim Stanley ,  Mike Simons Since she lost her husband earlier this year, not much has gone right for Debi Copeland. But having a friend at her side, she said, has at least helped her survive emotionally. “We’re both very laid back. I think she gets that from me,” she said of Lily, her canine […]

The Geronimo Animal Rescue Team is trying to save pets, strays on the San Carlos Apache Reservation

Coverage of tribal natural resources is supported in part by Catena Foundation Gabriel Pietrorazio/KJZZ Two stray dogs were fed with canned pet food on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Julie Cassadore fed a couple of strays by pouring two cans of dog food onto the concrete ground outside a metal-sided warehouse that the nonprofit Geronimo […]

Should Pets Have the Same Medical Care As People? What Pet Guardians Think

Now that many more options are available for our pets, do people think advanced veterinary care is always a good thing or that it sometimes goes too far? Photo: SeventyFour/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. These […]

Animal sanctuary takes in more pets than ever in its 40th year

An animal sanctuary in Somerset celebrating its 40th year says it is facing its toughest time yet. More than 10,000 abandoned or rescued animals have been helped by Happy Landings since it began in 1984. But more pets than ever have been brought in by desperate owners struggling to make ends meet. To support its […]

Refrain from giving rabbits as Easter gift, animal advocates urge – NBC Los Angeles

With Easter a little over a week away, shelter officials and animal rescue groups in Riverside County are urging people not to buy rabbits as holiday gifts for children. They say that what begins as a well-meaning gesture often leads to abandoned animals when the novelty wears off and families realize they’re not equipped to […]

El Paso Animal Services to provide free Microchips for pets Saturday

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) – Daylight savings is around the corner, and in an effort to raise awareness on the importance of pet microchips The City of El Paso Animal Services Department is hosting a series of free microchip clinics. It’s called the “Straylight Savings” Time Initiative. It’s happening Saturday at Clardy Fox library from […]

The website that bypasses animal shelters to find pets a new home

“Home To Home” is a website that allows pet owners who need to surrender their pets to find a match with prospective owners who might be interested in their dog, cat or other animal. When a pet owner can’t keep their companion anymore, instead of taking them to a shelter, there’s an alternative being suggested […]

How Pets Benefit Our Brains with RNZ’s Sunday Morning

I spoke with Jim Mora about how pets can benefit people and other new research on dogs and cats. Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD I joined Jim Mora on Radio New Zealand’s Sunday Morning to talk about some recent news articles that cover research that finds that pets can have benefits for […]

Huntsville Animal Services waiving fees on most adult pets ahead of annual Ground Dog Day

Published on January 26, 2024 Huntsville Animal Services is again gearing up for Ground Dog Day, an annual event held in conjunction with Groundhog Day on Friday, Feb 2. There’s no prognosticating groundhog in Huntsville to see a shadow, so Huntsville Animal Services relies on the forecasting skills of Cosmo, a mixed-breed male available for […]

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