Here’s what to know about the animal shelter tax on March 25 ballot

Ouachita Parish voters will soon be voting to pass a tax to continue the operation of the animal shelter and health unit, as well as construction of a new shelter. A proposed millage that allows the Ouachita Parish Police Jury to levy a 1.75-mil property tax for 10 years for the parish animal shelter and […]

Long Beach Animal Shelter Over ‘Critical Capacity’ – NBC Los Angeles

Long Beach’s Animal Shelter has been over capacity since February due to a sudden influx of dogs arriving and the shelter could possibly resort to euthanasia in order to reduce the overflow of their kennels. “There are no open kennels to take in more dogs. There are dogs in conference rooms, the lobby, and offices. […]

Multnomah County animal shelter needs a system of accountability, not another review

Nick Hanauer Hanauer served as a director at the International Fund for Animal Welfare from 2017 to 2020. He lives in Tigard. The horrific conditions at the Multnomah County animal shelter in which animals aren’t provided minimum feeding and cleaning services, physical activity or medical care aren’t just a failure of those running the shelter. […]

Tulsans weigh in on city’s plan for new $13.8 million animal shelter

Tulsans on Monday night had their first opportunity to provide input on the city’s plan to build a new $13.8 million animal shelter. About three dozen people attended the Tulsa Animal Welfare Commission’s special meeting at City Hall. Check out our latest digital-only offer and subscribe now “I do have some concerns about the location, […]

Animal shelter seeks volunteers (WITH GALLERY) – The Tribune

Animal shelter seeks volunteers (WITH GALLERY) Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 11, 2023 1 of 6 The Lawrence County Animal Shelter has several felines up for adoption in their Cat Manor. (The Ironton Tribune | Heath Harrison) Comet is a two-year-old male and a hound and Blue Heeler mix up for adoption. Staff at the […]

Alger County Animal Shelter status undecided | News, Sports, Jobs

MUNISING — The Alger County Animal Shelter is still working with Alger County to sign a new lease. On Dec. 7, Alger County Animal Shelter posted on Facebook that Alger County did not renew the shelter’s lease and that the shelter would have to leave its current building. “This is a very stressful […]

Anne Arundel County animal shelter waives dog adoption fees

BALTIMORE — Anne Arundel County Animal Care and Control said it is over capacity for dogs, so it is waiving adoption fees in a bid to make some space.  The shelter has nearly 50 dogs, according to a slideshow of the dogs on their site.   The adoption fees are waived until March 31.  Animal […]

Dickson County explores new shelter, inmate staff for animal control

The Dickson County sheriff and mayor recently presented three options for animal control following a public separation with the local humane society that’s now in a possible negotiation stage.  The partnership ended — at least for the time being –—after county government and Humane Society of Dickson County leadership seemingly reached an impasse in recent […]

Tom Brady quietly volunteered at animal shelter during 2022 NFL season

Why Tom Brady decided to retire USA TODAY Sports’ Nancy Armour breaks down what factor played into Tom Brady’s decision to retire from football. USA TODAY Tom Brady might be the GOAT, but he spent a lot of the 2022 NFL season with cats and dogs. The seven-time Super Bowl champion quietly volunteered at the Humane […]

$7.6M to support animal shelter improvements | Greene County

ALBANY — Local animal shelters have an opportunity to get a shot in the arm from funding in a new round of state grants. Gov, Kathy Hochul on Monday announced $7.6 million is available to support animal shelters and humane societies in making critical upgrades at New York’s animal shelters. This is the fifth round […]

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