Month: September 2021

Local Geico Office Partners with Animal Adoption Agency to Host Adoption Event

By Hannah Caver, Editor TRUSSVILLE – Local Geico owner Greg Armstrong is connecting with Rebecca’s Paws and Claws, Inc. Remlap (RPACI) to host an event at the Ferus Entertainment District on Saturday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., allowing a variety of pets the opportunity to a new home. Adopt Mikie from RPACI […]

Pet adoption in the Seekonk-Swansea area: new dogs and cats added this week

If you were hoping to add a ball of four-legged love and affection to your family, look no further than these Seekonk-Swansea area animal shelters for a pet you can take home. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, more than 6 million pets are returned or taken away by […]

BC SPCA is offering 50% off pet adoption prices starting today

Looking to add to the family? Animal lovers have the perfect opportunity to adopt a new furry friend this week! To help free up space at animal shelters, the BC SPCA is offering 50% off all adoption fees in the province. “Many of our shelters are currently very full with animals seized or released from […]

Banfield Pet Hospital® to invest nearly $ 10 million in educational pathways to help create a more diverse and sustainable veterinary profession

VANCOUVER, Washington., September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading national provider of preventive veterinary care and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – today announced a $ 10 million commitment over the next year to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and strengthen educational […]

Adopt, Don’t Buy: DBKL Resumes Pet Adoption Campaign in Hope of Finding Loving Homes for Stray Animals | Life

Anyone interested in adopting stray animals from the DBKL pound should first make an appointment before visiting the center. – Photo via Facebook / DewanBandarayaKualaLumpur PETALING JAYA, September 24 – Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) resumed its pet adoption campaign two days ago to encourage animal lovers to adopt their stray animals. Its director of […]

‘Fall In Love’ pet adoptions take place on Saturday

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) The Houston Humane Society is waiving adoption fees for VIP dogs and cats this Saturday. It’s all part of the shelter’s “Fall in Love” adoption event to help pets staying over 30 days find forever homes. For one day only, the Houston Humane Society waives adoption fees. It’s the start of the […]

Edinburgh residents frightened by ‘time capsule’ pet store that closed 13 years ago

An Edinburgh pet store in Leith, which closed more than a decade ago, is invading the premises after the interior remains completely unchanged. “Pet & Things” on Duke Street closed in 2008, but a recent social media post got people talking again. The store has shutters on the main entrance and the window, without any […]

Taiwan to require pet sales data to be uploaded to prevent smuggling

Taipei, Sep 20 (CNA) The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Monday said it will require pet shop owners to record all transaction information online to make animal origin more transparent and facilitate checks by the authorities to prevent trafficking in pets. The move came after 154 contraband cats were shot dead by authorities last month […]

St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center offers special fall offers to help pets find loving homes

File photo Dogs and cats of all ages, sizes, and activity levels are now available at the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center, located at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters. To encourage adoptions and help find loving homes for pets, Humane Services Division staff are offering several special fall adoption offers, including: […]

Clear the Shelters: Potter League to host pet adoption campaign on Saturday

The Potter League for Animals today announced its participation in the Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign on Saturday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, the Potter League will offer half-price adoption fees for adult dogs, cats and puppies, and adoption fees for kittens will be reduced by 25% to help […]

The Baltimore Humane Society encourages the adoption of pets with a dog named Buddy

The Baltimore Humane Society encourages the adoption of pets with a dog named Buddy Update: September 13, 2021 at 6:50 a.m. EDT Hide transcription Show transcript JENNIFER: IT’S TIME TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO A PET LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME. JOIN WITH US PLUS, KATE PIKA FROM THE BALTIMORE HUMANE SOCIETY. SEE YOU THIS MORNING. […]

Marshall Pet Adoption Center Collects Donations for Hurricane Victims | News

Hurricane Ida turned east before making landfall and spared Texas, but devastated our neighbors in Louisiana. Similar to what happened last year with Hurricane Laura, Houma and surrounding areas were particularly hard hit by Hurricane Ida. The Marshall Pet Adoption Center (MPAC) is working to help Louisiana families devastated by history by providing space in […]

Aquarium and pet shop around the world thrive thanks to a multitude of pandemic animal lovers – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Many people have taken advantage of the pandemic to bring an animal into their lives. At the World Wide Aquarium and Pet Shop, however, the selection isn’t limited to those with fur and four legs. The Roxborough business is full of pets, from scaly and slimy animals to those who love terrariums […]

pet store owner pleads not guilty | Local news

The owner of a local pet store that was raided last week has pleaded not guilty to several animal cruelty charges. Timothy Charles Lorraine, 61, of Whitley City, was arraigned in Pulaski District Court on Friday – pleading not guilty to 19 counts of second degree animal cruelty. The charges stem from an April investigation […]

Former Barrow pet owner Wayne Moffatt “vindicated” after conviction overturned

A former pet owner explained how his business was “destroyed” following a now overturned conviction for animal neglect. Wayne Moffat, of Living World in Barrow, was previously banned from keeping reptiles, primates and amphibians. He was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of more than 60 animals at the […]

‘Get Your Licks on Route 66’ pet adoption day kicks off in Van Nuys – Daily News

Locals arrive to adopt pets at the 13th Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 on Saturday, September 4, 2021. A nationwide pet adoption tour has started in the East Valley Los Angeles Animal Services at Van Nuys. The tour aims to forever find pet homes in animal shelters as it makes its way to […]

The “House of Horrors” pet store contained 150 neglected animals, authorities say

Authorities are calling an exotic pet store a “house of horrors” after finding more than 150 neglected animals. Southern Kentucky police seized the animals after a raid on Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics Wednesday morning. Inside, authorities found dozens of lizards, snakes, hamsters, gerbils, fish, rabbits and turtles living in cruel conditions. “It was deeply disturbing […]

Rescuers and police discover 150 pet store animals in desperate need of help A Humane World

At the pet store, rescuers found animals, with no access to food, gnawing at their wire enclosures. Meredith Lee/The HSUS At a pet store next to a flea market in Burnside, Kentucky on Wednesday morning, members of our rescue team encountered nightmarish conditions for dozens of animals. The details of the scene were heartbreaking to […]

Stars shine for global pet adoption awareness campaign

RANCHO SANTA FE, California, September 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – This month, the Helen Woodward Animal Center will once again join hands with animal welfare advocates and organizations around the world for the 9th annual Remember Me Thursday® (RMT). Honored on the fourth Thursday in September, the campaign calls on animal lovers and animal […]

Rescuers and police uncover 150 pet shop animals in desperate need of helpA human world

In the pet store, rescuers found animals, without access to food, gnawing at their wire fences. Meredith Lee / The HSUS On Wednesday morning, at a pet store next to a flea market in Burnside, Ky., Members of our rescue team encountered nightmarish conditions for dozens of animals. The details of the scene were heartbreaking […]

Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump shares her pet adoption tips – KTSM 9 News

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at the Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs.” Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person who walks through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs […]

150 exotic animals rescued from Kentucky pet store

Dozens of animals were rescued from a pet store in Burnside, Kentucky on September 1, 2021. Meredith Lee/Humane Society Animals rescued include snakes, lizards, turtles, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and fish. “I was shocked to see animals living in these conditions,” Burnside Police Chief Mike Hill said. Animals will be cared for by local […]

UPDATE: Burnside pet store closed by authorities | Kentucky

Authorities were on site Wednesday at a pet store in Burnside to rescue more than 100 exotic animals after the owner was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty. Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics, located at US 27 South at the Tri County Flea Market, has been closed following an investigation by the Burnside Police Department, […]

Reality Star Lisa Vanderpump Shares Her Pet Adoption Tips | KTAB

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs.” Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs since it […]

Reality TV Star Lisa Vanderpump Shares Her Pet Adoption Tips

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs.” Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs since it […]

‘Vanderpump Dogs’ Lisa Vanderpump shares her pet adoption tips – NBC Los Angeles

Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at the Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs”. Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs […]

Weekend features secret dinner, improv comedy, pet adoption event

What awaits you this weekend? A low-key shindig, spontaneous satire, and a collaborative effort to house furry friends. Here are more details on these and other festivities: White Augusta Dinner: Progressive Dinner Pop-Up Augusta and Garden City Jazz organize a unique and exclusive dining experience on Saturdays. Attendees will enjoy a three-course dinner at three […]

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