Four dogs, 20 cats rescued by police, animal control from vacant house in Columbus

Columbus police and animal care workers responded Monday to a house where they rescued malnourished cats and dogs that were living in squalor. When officers arrived at the house located in the 3500 block of 17th Avenue — littered with overgrown weeds and trash-filled garbage cans in the yard and on the porch — they […]

Oakland Zoo Cares for Rescued Tiger Cub

A rescued female tiger cub is receiving extended care at the Oakland Zoo Veterinary Hospital. Photo credit: Oakland Zoo. The Oakland Zoo is caring for and treating a female tiger cub rescued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The cub was rescued from a private facility where she had sustained multiple bone fractures […]

200+ dogs, cats rescued from animal testing facility, non-profit says

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — More than 200 dogs and cats were rescued from an animal testing facility in Oklahoma that was recently shut down, according to the Beagle Freedom Project, a non-profit group working to end animal testing. The 30-acre facility in Nowata, Oklahoma, was taken over by the Beagle Freedom Project, and the animals […]

Rescued Manatees Returned to Wild

Squirrel, the manatee, on his way back to Florida waters. Photo by Amanda Carberry, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. The Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Partnership released five orphaned manatees to Blue Spring State Park in Florida. Blue Spring State Park is home to a spring that stays a constant 22°C (72°F). These warm waters provide a […]

Animals rescued after landlord cements front door of couple’s home

Animals trapped behind a cemented door which has seen their owners locked out of home have been rescued and rehomed. The couple were locked out of their home in Siġġiewi on September 14 after their landlord sealed the front door with bricks and cement following a rent dispute. Earlier that day, Jan Gerber and his […]

Behavioural Trauma In Rescued Animals

What is trauma? Conveying a deeply disturbing or emotionally damaging experience with long-lasting psychological impact, trauma is regarded as a primary factor behind mental health issues. The word has been used as an anthropocentric concept for time immemorial. However, did you know that trauma can be experienced by different animals as well? Trauma can manifest […]

Baby squirrel ‘adopted’ by hen rescued by animal welfare charity

A baby squirrel which was “adopted” by a hen is being cared for at a wildlife rescue centre. Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA was called in to help after the squirrel kit spent several days last week sleeping under a chicken at a farm in Tayport in Fife. It is thought the little animal […]

South Korean dog rescued by local animal shelter

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — The Chattanooga Humane Educational Society rescues many animals throughout the year. A recent rescue from South Korea has greatly impacted the shelter. “I don’t think many people realize what these animals have been through,” HES volunteer and foster parent Christopher Highwood said. Chickadee came from a dog meat farm where she […]

Abused parrot in video rescued by animal welfare society

SINGAPORE – The parrot that was flicked in the beak by a woman and fed saliva in a viral video has been rescued by an animal welfare society on Sunday. The Parrot Society Singapore said in an Instagram post on Sunday night that the parrot will be taken to a vet the next day. A […]

Cute animals in Westminster rescued, found and rehomed by Council’s animal welfare team

Westminster City Council’s animal welfare team helps support people with their pets. This month lost White French Bulldog Gizmo was found and returned to its owner and cute cat Foxy was found hiding in a property and was recently re-homed to loving new owners. Gizmo was picked up by the council’s animal warden and taken […]

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