Orange County Animal Services seeking ‘unicorn adopters’ for senior, medically complex dogs – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County Animal Services is searching for unicorns. WATCH CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS They’re looking for so-called “unicorn adopters” who are equipped to adopt senior, or medically or behaviorally complex animals. Read More “We are reaching out to all our unicorn adopters, and asking please, take a second look at these […]

Indianapolis Animal Care Services problems could have election impact

INDIANAPOLIS — Crime, public safety and our economy continue to be top issues for Marion County voters as they look at the upcoming elections and race for Indianapolis mayor.  But after our investigation on Indianapolis Animal Care Services aired, our viewers asked us to dive deeper into animal welfare and how the candidates plan to […]

Six-year-old donates birthday presents to Beaufort County Animal Services

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — A six-year-old in Washington is doing more than most would do with their birthday presents. In fact, she didn’t keep any of her gifts. Instead, she used them to give back.  “She is just full of ideas and imagination. As it came closer to her birthday, we were looking around at […]

Corpus Christi Animal Care Services will soon receive a full assessment of its operations

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The City of Corpus Christi has plans for a full assessment of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services. It is to determine how CCACS operates, which is now a stand-alone department. Officials said the assessment is expected to take six months and provides an outside perspective. Joel Skidmore, CCACS program manager, said […]

If passed, city budget would increase funding for Animal Care Services amid concern over dog bites

$26 million of the FY 2024 city budget could be allocated to Animal Care Services (ACS) if approved next week. That’s a 26% increase in funding from last year. SAN ANTONIO — A man was rushed into emergency surgery, then a toddler was bitten on the face. Both were victims of two separate dog attacks […]

Lyon College Veterinary School announces partnership with Conway Animal Support Services to offer hands-on learning

BATESVILLE, Ark. – Veterinary students at Lyon College will soon have access to new learning opportunities outside the classroom. Lyon College School of Veterinary Medicine announced a partnership with Conway Animal Support Services to offer hands-on learning experiences for vet students. Lyon College announces plans to add new RN to BSN nursing program Officials said […]

Animal Care Services Warn Residents Not to Feed Wildlife

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Animal Care Services (CCACS) has seen an increased number of raccoons roaming throughout local parks. An increased number of raccoons could pose a threat to residents and pets as they can carry infectious diseases like rabies and distemper. CCACS is reminding the community that feeding wildlife is against city […]

Tallahassee Animal Services sees more than 60 animals adopted for Mega Adoption

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — People filled the hallways of the Tallahassee Animal Shelter from June 23 to June 25 as part of the Petco Love Mega Adoption. The shelter waived adoption fees and had open kennels all three days with the hopes of getting as many animals as possible adopted. “At this point we have […]

Animal biomedical device company announces new senior technical services veterinarian

Dr Maureen Dower joins PetVivo Holdings and offers extensive veterinary experience PetVivo Holdings, Inc, a biomedical device company focused on the commercialization of innovative medical devices and therapeutics for companion animals and animal athletes, has named Maureen Dower, DVM, as its new senior technical services veterinarian. “We are thrilled to have Maureen join the PetVivo […]

El Paso Animal Services says strep zoo and distemper cleared from shelter

El Paso, Texas (CBS4) — El Paso Animal Services said they were able to “clear distemper and strep zoo” from its shelter. The City of El Paso Animals Services reported that it had an outbreak back in February. The outbreak also caused Animal Services to move to an emergency-only admissions schedule until further notice, which […]

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