‘It’s disgusting’ – Shock as beheaded piglet discovered outside animal rescue’s farm

Staff at an Irish animal rescue have expressed shock after volunteers found a beheaded piglet outside their premises.  The baby animal was discovered right outside My Lovely Horse Rescue’s (MLHR) farm in Co Kildare on Saturday February 10, with a spokesperson describing the discovery as “heart breaking”.  The charity suspects the heinous act was done […]

Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Rescues 55 Dogs, Recovers 20 Deceased Animals from Horrific Conditions in Stone County, Missouri

The dogs are headed to HSMO’s Macklind headquarters for emergency veterinary treatment ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Late yesterday afternoon, the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) – one of the nation’s largest animal-rescue and disaster-response teams – rescued 55 dogs, mostly large-breed mixes, from a property in Stone […]

Richmond Animal Control rescues second obese cat and more Va. headlines

• Strong winds, thunderstorms, torrential rain and flooding swept through the state Tuesday, closing or delaying dozens of Virginia schools and prompting widespread power outages.—WTVR • The state could lose 60 of its 112 Community Health Workers by July 1, Virginia Department of Health documents show, once federal grants funding the grassroots positions dry up.—WMRA/VPM • “Virginia […]

Animal dumping on the rise in rural parts of Middle TN, rescues say

SOUTHSIDE, Tenn. (WKRN) — More pet owners are abandoning their cats and dogs in Middle Tennessee, leaving them to fend for themselves, according to some animal rescues. Rescues in Montgomery County and Stewart County told News 2 they’ve noticed an uptick in pets being dumped by owners, mainly because the shelters are so full, they […]

Pilot who died in Lake Hickory flew missions for animal rescues

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — In December, Jeff Cooley was on a tarmac in Covington, Georgia, wrapping up a special mission with precious cargo. Photos from that day show the pilot from Granite Falls seemingly in his perfect element, smiling as he stood in front of a small plane, an Irish Setter dog at his side. […]

The Farm at Gardner Village rescues animals … and humans

“I gotta grab an apple for these guys, then I’ll be right with you.” That’s Gil Ma talking, resident farmer at The Farm at Gardner Village in West Jordan. “These guys” are his horses. Gil’s love affair with horses — with all animals, for that matter — dates back to his childhood, when he needed […]

Pet expo draws animal lovers aplenty but rescues have a warning

Thousands of Aucklanders have flocked to this year’s Pet Expo, some hoping to find a new family member to take home. But there are concerns Kiwis are finding pets too expensive, which is putting extra pressure on animal shelters. From bunnies to birds, all the animals a family could want are on display at the […]

‘Succession’ star James Cromwell rescues animal from the slaughterhouse

‘Succession’ star James Cromwell rescues animal from the slaughterhouse People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) honorary board member James Cromwell, who is better known as Succession’s Ewan Roy, helped save a piglet who fell off a vehicle transporting animals to slaughterhouse. The piglet would have been fattened up and slaughtered. However, the little […]

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab rescues 27 uncared for cats and dogs from rural New Mexico – St George News

ST. GEORGE — In a remote area of Deming County, New Mexico, a samaritan stumbled upon a big surprise. Dozens of cats and dogs — alone and appearing uncared for. Almost 30 made the long trip to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, where they’re being prepared for new homes. Several dogs seized from […]

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