Category: Pet adoption

Susan Mercer’s 15-year quest to educate about pet adoption in Japan

Pet ownership in Japan has exploded over the past decade, and the number of cats and dogs in Japan is now believed to exceed the number of children. That’s why you’re likely to find a crowd cooing over the high priced kittens and puppies in pet store windows across the country. According to a recent […]

New Lesly S. Smith Pet Adoption Center Celebrates By Cutting the Ribbon.

It is Yeah better than a “tallest mom in the world” coffee mug. When longtime Palm Beach resident Danielle Hickox Moore – now the incoming mayor – wanted to do something to honor her mother, Lesly Smith, she skipped the mugs and t-shirts and instead gave the main gift to a new pet adoption center […]

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Unveils New Pet Adoption Center

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla .– The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League in West Palm Beach is growing to meet the needs of countless animals in Palm Beach County. Staff and volunteers celebrated the unveiling of the new Lesly S. Smith Pet Adoption Center on Monday. The 28,000 square foot facility will have the capacity to […]

Waco Area News: Upcoming Pet Adoption Event | Local news

Saturday animal adoption event Texell Credit Union is organizing a pet adoption event, in coordination with the Humane Society of Central Texas, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the Texell branch at 1221 Hewitt Drive, Suite A, next to Bush’s Chicken. The Humane Society will bring its mobile adoption unit […]

New Top 6 Action: Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center in Blackwood, New Jersey Has Pets Ready for a Home Forever

BLACKWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) – Just off County House Road in Blackwood, New Jersey you’ll find Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. They survive on donations and contracts with various municipalities and function well thanks to their loving staff and nearly 75 volunteers. They have a foster program that is packed to the brim, and it’s […]

Furkids Hosts ‘Tour For Life’ Pet Adoption Event

CUMMING, GA – Furkids Animal Rescue has teamed up with the North Shore Animal League America for “Tour For Life,” a national pet adoption event that takes place on Sunday. “Tour For Life 2021”, organized in partnership with Purina, is a weeklong celebration at the Furkids Refuge. Until Sunday, the adoption fee for all dogs […]

Broward and Miami-Dade Offer Online Visualization of Pet Adoption

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption offers a “virtual shelter,” where people can view the animals available online. Miami-Dade County has a similar system. José A. Iglesias [email protected] The pandemic has had a mental and physical impact on many people. Although they are not a cure, pets can help people cope. But how do you […]

Pandemic sparks interest in pet adoption, but risks loom

Pass by a dog park in Brooklyn and chances are you’ll meet a few new pet owners. Jake Gofman and his fiancée adopted their puppy, Mishka, from Safe and Sound Satos in October. “She was like a second-wave pandemic puppy,” he said. Pet owners say their furry friends bring structure to the amorphous days of […]

My Furry Valentine, Greater Cincinnati’s Pet Adoption Event, Goes Virtual

Cincinnati’s biggest pet adoption event has gone virtual, and you can find a best friend to take home before Valentine’s Day. My Furry Valentine, usually hosted at the Sharonville Convention Center, started this weekend online, allowing residents of Greater Cincinnati to meet their furry best friend online. Organizers said there were nearly 500 pets to […]

COVID-19 pet adoption continues to rise as owners continue to isolate themselves

Scott reeder | Corresponding While COVID-19 has brought unspeakable misery to people around the world, for at least one dog in Sangamon County, it has brought incredible joy. Twain, a dog of uncertain pedigree, has found a home during the pandemic with Brigid Leahy of Athens. Leahy, who lives alone, has found Twain to be […]

Humane Society of Pinellas Launches $ 4 Million Pet Adoption Center

CLEARWATER – As the bulldozer blade smashed into the first corner of the dilapidated Humane Society of Pinellas facility on Friday, CEO Jeff Voelpel reflected on what was to come. The nonprofit is now starting construction of a state-of-the-art, $ 4 million pet adoption center that will more than double the group’s ability to save […]

“The Reward Is Worth It”: For Some Pet Adoption Centers, 2020 Was A Record Year

TORONTO – Although the COVID-19 pandemic has strained many people and businesses across the country, it has been quite beneficial for pets looking for new homes. As the pandemic began in early spring, adoption centers across the country reported an increase in new adoptions and fostering of pets, as people suddenly working from home had […]

Don’t Fall For These Pet Adoption Scams

Photo: VILevi (Shutterstock) Even under normal circumstances, people tend to feel lonely while on vacation, but bbuying a pet to fill an emotional void is particularly trending this year as we enter a holiday season as we experience a raging pandemic. Sadly, thousands of lonely Americans who search the internet for a quarantined pet find […]

Pet adoption on the rise amid pandemic – but workers accuse retailers of abuse | Retail business

As the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in demand for pets and pet supplies, workers at the two largest pet retailers in the United States, PetSmart and Petco, say their companies have denied giving a risk premium throughout the pandemic, cutting staff and increasing workloads to stay employed, while planning decisions to make […]

Pet adoption disputes, scams on the rise during pandemic

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTOC) – A familiar breed with beautiful blue eyes is the dog Amy Peraldo fell in love with when she decided to adopt another dog earlier this year. She found “Milly” online through a rescue group. It turned out that this heartwarming moment was the start of what Peraldo called a horrific […]

Houston’s new pet adoption event helps you find a four-legged friend for free

During this lonely time of quarantine and working from home, pets have become an indispensable daily boost. With that in mind, a Houston-area organization is doing its part to help locals bring home a new furry friend. As part of the national Clean the shelters campaign, Harris County Pet will be offering free adoptions on […]

Pet Adoption League founder arrested after fight at Yukon shelter

South Huntingdon resident Barbara Flanigan was arrested again after another confrontation with the animal rescue organization she founded, days before the organization was set to take her life. Flanigan, 71, allegedly entered the Pet Adoption League headquarters and punched the league director Sarah Jo Smith, according to court documents filed by state police. The league […]

Pet adoption, fostering resources during the coronavirus crisis

Many organizations support foster families and adoptions. Among them: Petfinder.com: A great place to start in the process, with answers to common questions and lists of shelters based on your location. LA Animal Services (City of Los Angeles): Currently needs assistance with medium to large dogs and adult cats. Visit the website for lists of […]

San Diego Humane Society moves to phone adoption

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The San Diego Humane Society has turned its adoption process into a socially distant experience, allowing future pet owners adhering to the California stay-at-home order to adopt a new furry friend from afar. An adoption counselor will call the potential adopter to conduct a telephone consultation to discuss available animals and […]

Pet adoption during coronavirus: shelters and rescue groups are adapting

Raleigh Many animal shelters across the country have seen an increase in adoptions in recent weeks, as people scramble to add new companions to help them fill COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. But there are still plenty of cats and dogs available for adoption across the Triangle, and many obstacles facing animal groups in these uncertain times. […]

A lot of things have stopped because of the coronavirus. The adoption of pets is not one of them.

Local “We didn’t know what would happen. Every day things change.” These bulldog brothers were offered for adoption at the Animal Rescue League in Boston last summer. Matthew J. Lee Not going to the dog park? Consider these tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy near you. How to find help and access resources […]

Coronavirus orders lead to overcrowded shelters, pet adoption deal

through: Whitney burney, Christa Ferguson Posted: March 19, 2020 / 1:40 PM EDT / Update: March 19, 2020 / 7:28 PM EDT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Michigan (WOOD) – While the Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention says there is no evidence cats and dogs can spread the coronavirus, the impact of COVID-19 is still evident in […]

How To Write Better Pet Adoption Ads

About 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters each year because they weren’t adopted or had health issues that worried potential owners. Agencies often use “Adopt, Don’t Shop!” »Campaigns to encourage people to adopt or donate in shelters, but their effectiveness may be limited. How can adoption agencies persuade people to save pets […]

Pet adoption fees reduced at Wake shelter thanks to $ 5,000 donation :: WRAL.com

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL Digital Journalist Raleigh, North Carolina – For the second time in a week, generosity will save the lives of homeless animals in shelters across North Carolina. According to the Wake County Animal Center, a $ 5,000 giveaway from Raleigh law firm Whitley will result in reduced adoption fees at the shelter […]

Your Incredible Pet Adoption Stories – NBC Chicago

In honor of “Clear the Shelters” coming August 17, we asked our NBC Chicago Facebook audience, “Why did you decide to adopt your pet?” Their responses were filled with stories of love, camaraderie and lifelong friendship. Read them below. For more information on Chicago-area shelters participating in NBC’s Clear The Shelters animal adoption campaign and […]

Donation Helps Peewee’s Pet Adoption Open Animal Hospital

Here’s What Animal Care Services Are Doing For Corpus Christi According to the city’s website, animal services are working to promote responsible pet ownership, prevent the spread of animal-borne illnesses, and protect the public by seizing stray animals that are harmful to the public. Monica Lopez / Caller-Times The donation of an animal lover after […]

Bamboozled: Pet adoption agency shut down over sick puppy’s vet bills dispute

Eleventh Hour Rescue, a pet adoption and rescue agency in Rockaway Townsquare shopping center, was temporarily closed late last week amid an investigation into Bamboozled, according to the health worker. of the canton. The closure came after a complaint from Michele Nardino, a woman who adopted a puppy there in November. The puppy, Harley, fell […]

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