zoology

For animal-loving kids, toys can set the stage for future careers | Lifestyles

Who doesn’t remember asking or being asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For kids who love animals, the answers might be veterinarian or veterinary nurse, horse or dog trainer, K-9 handler or pet groomer. Whatever their dreams, play is the first step toward making them reality. Educational philosophers from Maria […]

Indianapolis mayoral candidates share thoughts on animal welfare as euthanasia rates rise | Don’t Miss This

When residents who are planning to vote next month think about policies the candidates are proposing and focusing on, supporting animal shelters usually is not their first worry, but with how overcrowded shelters in central Indiana are, the two mayoral candidates are addressing the issue. Shelters in Indiana and around America are experiencing the issue of overcrowding, […]

Roswell’s animal shelter has reopened | Local News

Among the issues discussed at Roswell’s Public Safety Committee meeting on Tuesday was the reopening on Monday of the city’s animal shelter. It was closed Sept. 27 after a dog tested positive for distemper and others were coming down with upper respiratory illnesses. Subsequent testing of dogs at the shelter turned up no more distemper […]

Roswell animal shelter shut down to determine why animals are ill | Local News

Roswell Animal Services has stopped accepting new animals from the public because of an “unusually high presence of upper respiratory infections,” the city and Best Friends Animal Society announced in a press release. The Fur-Ever Friends Fair, an animal adoption event planned for this past Saturday at Melendez Park, was canceled as well. Also playing […]

Remember Me Thursday to honor lost animals

Jennifer Atkins Brown EDEN — One thousand three hundred sixty-six (1,366). That is the number of shelter dogs and cats that had to be euthanized in Rockingham County in 2022. Friends of Eden Animal Rescue will recognize Remember Me Thursday and light luminaries in honor of these animals at 6 p.m. September 28 at Grogan […]

Annual Run With the Big Dogs Raises Money for Pocatello Animal Services | Local News

Saturday was a chilly and furry morning for a fun run. The 26th annual Run with the Big Dogs event took place in Lower Ross Park with big dogs, and small dogs, and in between dogs. The course featured a 2K and a 5K route. Those who registered received a t-shirt and a ‘doggy bag’ […]

Wenatchee Valley animal control seizes dogs, birds in animal cruelty investigation | News

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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, […]

Bull rider event protested by animal rights activists | News

Animal rights activists gathered outside of Matthew Knight Arena to protest the Professional Bull Riders Kubota Emerald Chute Out event on Saturday evening. Animal Compassion Eugene leader Brent Ratkovich said the group was protesting cruel treatment of the bulls and views the event as animal abuse and not entertainment. “We just feel that these animals […]

Mercer County Animal Shelter still in code red situation | News

PRINCETON – A kitten found abandoned on a home’s front porch and a stray dog that was found along a local roadway are among the many dogs and cats that keep straining the capacity at the Mercer County Animal Shelter. The shelter’s personnel were busy Thursday as the cared for they many dogs and cats […]

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