Staff at animal shelter respond to potential cases of canine respiratory disease

By now many of us have heard of the canine respiratory illness taking over several states and now it may have hit Kern County. Debra Gowdy, like many of us pet owners, wants the best for her dogs: Ruby, Pepper, Destiny and Charlie. With the news of a mysterious and severe canine respiratory disease spreading […]

Franklin County addresses animal shelter staff shortage

Dogs wait for adoption at the Franklin County Animal Shelter. Laura Browne | Restoration NewsMedia LOUISBURG — Limited staffing at the Franklin County Animal Shelter has led to a three-hour window for adoption, and occasional employee absences may take animal control officers away from their duties to fill in at the shelter, a shelter employee […]

Council debates adding staff for animal control

Dennis Sharkey / Editor Enforcing the city of Mexico’s ordinances is sometimes a challenge but adding additional staff to the city’s rolls may also be challenging. Discussion about adding staff has centered around the city’s animal shelter and issues with animal control. While the city council was discussing a chicken ordinance last month the topic […]

Short staff and overcrowding among problems at Clayton County Animal Control | News

JONESBORO — Amid recent complaints from animal advocates about Clayton County Animal Control euthanizing animals, Animal Control staff updated the Clayton County Board of Commissioners during its June 13 work session. According to statistics provided by Animal Control, the total number of animals euthanized in 2020 was 125 (2.845% of all animals), 173 (2.4%) in […]

Long Bill Funds Department of Ag’s Climate Smart Goals, Animal Disease Response Team – by Ark Valley Voice Staff

As Colorado legislators finalize the content of the state budget, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is praising lawmakers for their support of Governor Polis’s key budget requests that support agricultural communities across our state through passage of the state’s Long Bill. The Colorado General Assembly funded several new staff positions that will help drive […]

Starving fox adopted by animal rescue leaves staff in tears as he makes new friend

Toby the platinum fox has been adopted by Brockswood Animal Sanctuary in Sedgley. Brockswood Animal Rescue saved Toby from terrible conditions which left him riddled with mange and suffering from face lacerations. He was also starving and his mate had heartbreakingly passed away, leaving Toby on his own. But now, Toby has found his forever […]

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 […]

Burke County staff seeking help to rehabilitate neglected animals

MORGANTON, N.C. (WBTV) -Burke County Animal Services is asking for donations and volunteers to help after the organization took in nearly 90 animals that were involved in a neglect and cruelty case. Kaitlin Settlemyre, the director of Burke County Animal Services, said the former owner of the animals, 54-year-old Julie Sherrill, has been on the […]

City of El Paso highlights ‘hard-working’ staff, volunteers at Animal Shelter

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The City of El Paso is celebrating National Animal Shelter Appreciation week from Nov. 6 through Nov. 12, by highlighting the hard-working staff and volunteers who have dedicated themselves to saving the lives of thousands of pets at the Animal Services Shelter. “The Animal Services team and volunteers provide compassionate […]

Dozens of Florida shelter animals arrive in Richmond following Hurricane Ian

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) – On the tarmac of the Richmond Jet Center, a flight from Port Charlotte, Florida, touched down with dozens of shelter animals evacuated from the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County following the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. More than 50 shelter animals from Florida arrived in Richmond.(Source;NBC12 | NBC12) Staff members from […]

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