Tag: animal shelters

Rascal House opens its doors to Mentor + predictions + animal adoption

Happy Friday Mentor! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening around Mentor today. First, today’s weather forecast: Partly sunny and cool. Top: 32 Bottom: 18. Here are Mentor’s top stories today: Rascal House’s sixth location in northeast Ohio on Mentor Avenue is now open. Have you ever tried pizza? (Patch Mentor) Here’s a […]

Tribute to Betty White: Hillsborough shelter waives 100 animal adoption fees for late actress’ 100th birthday

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Beloved actress Betty White may be gone, but her legacy — especially her love and advocacy for animals — lives on. The actress who died on December 31 would have turned 100 on Monday, January 17. In honor of this milestone anniversary, Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is trying to make […]

Baldwin County Shelters Honor ‘Humanitarian’ Betty White by Lowering Pet Adoption Fees to 99 Cents

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Several Fairhope animal shelters are teaming up to honor late actress and animal advocate Betty White by lowering pet adoption fees to 99 cents starting Jan. 18. The animal shelters participating in this huge fee drop are Haven No-kill Shelter in Fairhope, City of Fairhope Animal Shelter and Baldwin County Animal […]

Renegade Paws Rescue Hosts First Pet Adoption Event of the Year

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) — A new year and a second chance for hundreds of dogs in the Coastal Empire. Renegade Paws Rescue held its first pet adoption event of the year on Saturday. The past year has been difficult for many shelters and animal shelters. Many of them were full of dogs without enough houses. […]

Pet adoption gift certificates are a great gift idea

Americans are inundated every year with classic images of puppies adorned with bows or stuffed kitten stockings, so it’s no surprise that many families bring home pets for the holidays. Not everyone thinks about it, but where these pets come from can help or hinder efforts to end the slaughter of pets in U.S. shelters. […]

Save Charlie Day promotes more than pet adoption – CBS Miami

DORAL (CBSMiami) – December 15th is Save Charlie Day. A day organized to raise awareness about animal adoption and named after what was once the most popular dog name at the time. “Animal shelters are very crowded, traditionally it is the first place people think of when they no longer want their pets or when […]

Forming Families Forever at “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – The biggest adoption event in the Roanoke Valley is just around the corner, so don’t miss your chance on Saturday afternoon to bring home a new best friend for the holiday season. year ! According to Angels of Assisi, the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” is scheduled to take […]

Several Phoenix-area shelters are waiving or reducing vacation pet adoption fees

PHOENIX — Several animal shelters in the Phoenix metro area are offering free or discounted adoptions for a limited time as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope event. Both Arizona Humane Society locations — 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix and PetSmart at 4380 N. Miller Road in Scottsdale — […]

Guest Column: Pet Adoption Event Highlights Importance of Protecting Animals

Protecting and advocating for animals in San Diego County and statewide is a cause that I have supported throughout my career. In fact, I have written more animal welfare and welfare laws than any other California lawmaker. Over the past few years, I have worked hard to strengthen laws against animal abuse, euthanasia, hunting, poaching, […]

Kittens turn into cats at local shelters, as animal adoption boom wanes

By Anna Reinalda | November 17, 2021 After two record years for pet adoptions, cats and dogs are now aging in animal shelters across the country. It’s true for Montgomery’s beloved SAVE, a friend of homeless animals, in Skillman. “2021 will be our worst year on record,” said Heather Achenbach, executive director of SAVE. Heather […]

🌱Pet adoption event this Saturday + Ridge View Bank opens

Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Nicole Fallon-Peek, your Roanoke Daily host. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and cool. High: 54 Low: 32. Here are the best stories in Roanoke today: Of them Roanoke animal shelters are teaming up to host a Puppy Palooza pop-up adoption event. The Angels of Assisi and the Regional […]

Why pet store puppies shouldn’t be on your holiday gift lists

As the holidays approach, the Humane Society of the United States has launched a new advertising campaign to warn the public about the risks of buying puppies at pet stores. HSUS It’s a sad truth that the cute puppies frolicking in pet store windows so often come from the creepiest facilities: puppy mills, where their […]

Free Saturday Pet Adoption Event in Bensalem

Doll 10 Beauty, an international cosmetics company headquartered in Newtown, is the sponsor of the third annual Free Pet Adoption Event to be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Women’s Animal Center, 3839 Richlieu Road in Bensalem. The Dolls for Paws pet adoption event will feature family activities including pumpkin painting; […]

Charlize Theron encourages fans to consider pet adoption

Charlize Theron Says “Pet Adoption Is The Only Way Forward” As She Encourages Fans To Consider Saving Dogs And Cats From “Overwhelmed” Shelters By Sam Joseph Semon For Dailymail.com Posted: 8:57 PM EST, October 19, 2021 | Update: 9:34 p.m. EST, October 19, 2021 Charlize Theron made a passionate plea for pet adoption in a […]

County Pet Adoption Center Offers Special Offers To Help Pets Find Loving Homes Life

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 shelter pets, staff at the Division of Humane Services have several special fall adoption offers, […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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: […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Help KPRC 2 clean up the shelters with our annual pet adoption campaign!

HOUSTON – KPRC 2 is proud to once again join NBC and Telemundo’s Clear the Shelters initiative and to team up with Telemundo Houston and Houston-area animal shelters to host the seventh National Clear the Shelters National Pet Adoption Campaign from August 23 to September 19. Participating animal shelters in the Houston area may offer […]

Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign kicks off Monday – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBCUniversal and Telemundo are partnering again with animal shelters across the country for the annual Clear the Shelters adoption campaign, which kicks off Monday. At Fort Worth Animal Care & Control, over 1,000 dogs and cats are awaiting adoption. “We are very overcapacity,” said supervisor Anastasia Ramsey. “We have dogs that have been waiting for […]

What participating pet adoption centers should know – NBC Chicago

Exceeding the capacity of the population can often be a problem for animal shelters. The month-long Clear the Shelter virtual event helps alleviate some of this overcrowding. Starting August 23, adopting a four-legged friend is possible through the adoption event. With the pandemic underway, the usual one-day event is expected to run through September 19, […]

Animal Care Center’s College Point pet adoption event brings together dozens of new ‘furever’ friends – QNS.com

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 election in your district and across New York Five dogs and 14 cats – 12 kittens and two adult cats – found their “furever” homes during the Animal Care Center (ACC) mobile pet adoption campaign in College Point […]

Pet adoption fee reduced to $ 5 as shelters fill up at RivCo

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA – An increase in pounds at animal shelters in Riverside County has prompted the Department of Animal Services to lower adoption fees for the rest of the month in hopes of moving dogs and cats out of the cages towards the houses. “We loved watching so many pets being adopted during (public […]

Roanoke Valley SPCA and Angels of Assisi to participate in annual pet adoption event and golf tournament on Saturday

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Whether you’re looking for a new furry friend or a fun round of golf, Saturday’s 7th Annual Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling Golf Tournament both offers and benefits to two animal shelters in the Roanoke Valley! The Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling Golf Tournament – which will […]

Are you looking for a pet ? Adoption fees waived or reduced at shelters

Shelters in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Grand Prairie need people willing to adopt or foster. FORT WORTH, Texas – Many pets in North Texas are waiting for their “furever” homes as shelters are at or near capacity. Some animal shelters waive adoption fees or reduce fees. North Texas Humanitarian Society HSNT says they are at […]

CBDfx Launches Pet Charity Campaign for National Pet Adoption Month

Press Release: CBDfx Leading CBD products company, CBDfx, is launching a national homeless animal awareness campaign tied to National Pet Adoption Month and giving back to local nonprofits and animal shelters. CBDfx offers a “Research Dog Fundraising Bundle” with their most popular CBD pet products and donates 100% of the profits to Research Dog Foundation, […]

Pet adoption has skyrocketed during the pandemic. But now shelters are reporting overcrowding: NPR

Many animal shelters say they have too many cats and dogs in need of homes. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cornell University’s Elizabeth Berliner what is behind the complaints. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HTE: Remember, at the start of this pandemic, how many of us rushed to adopt pets so much that animal shelters almost emptied? Well, now […]

Castro champions take action to shut down puppy mill, pet store pipeline

SPRING FIELD – State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) passed a measure to end the demand for pets from inhumane farms by forcing pet stores to source animals from shelters. “We’ve seen too many families buying pets from a pet store, only to take them home and find out they have a myriad of health issues,” […]

Super Pet Adoption brings together rescuers and local vendors

The Irvine Animal Care Center will be hosting its 15th annual Super Pet Adoption event on June 6 with over 150 adoptable pets. This year, the event will be held outdoors at the Irvine Animal Care Center to ensure social distancing. The event will feature local pet rescue groups, shelters and pet related providers such […]

How to Avoid the Pet Adoption Fee Scam

Better Business Bureau | Special at canton depot The Better Business Bureau serving the Canton and Greater West Virginia area offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices. During COVID-19, so many people adopted dogs that they emptied local shelters. If you’re looking to save a furry friend, watch out for scams. Puppy […]

Registration is now open for Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (KOLO) — A local foundation is making it easier and cheaper for you to bring home a new furry family member. The Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days event allows Nevadans across the state to adopt a cat or dog for free from participating shelters or animal shelters, thanks to funding from the Dave […]

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina launches a Spanish pet adoption platform | ATP tour

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has turned his lifelong love for animals into a project to ensure that no pet in Spain is abandoned or abused. The Spaniard, ranked No. 56 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, took time out at the AnyTech365 Andalucia Open in Marbella to raise awareness of a growing side effect of the COVID-19 […]

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 […]

Banfield Pet Hospital and Banfield Foundation enabled preventative care for millions of pets in 2020

VANCOUVER, Washington., February 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading national provider of preventive veterinary medicine and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family – as well as its charitable arm, the Banfield Foundation®, published today 2020 impact reports detailing how they served millions of pets in an unpredictable year. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Pet Shop Owners Bark Against ‘Puppy Mill’ Enemies | Local News

ALBANY – Pet store representatives are harassing lawmakers calling for a ban on the sale of dogs and felines in stores, arguing the proposal would deprive consumers of choice while stimulating unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, although Maine is now considering […]

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 […]

Will the “Smallest Pet Store” Become the “Smallest Rescue Shelter”?

PETA Asks Hasbro To Help Promote Adoption And Fight Cruel Pet Trade By Renaming Tiny Toys For immediate release:November 7, 2019 Contact:Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382 Pawtucket, RI – As the holiday shopping season approaches, PETA Kids, PETA’s program for children 12 and under, sent a letter this morning asking Hasbro to help the animals by renaming […]

Let’s Get Fur-Real: 5 Reasons Adoption Continues To Outperform Pet Shop Purchases

When it comes time to add a furry family member to our home, we have plenty of options, but the most popular are usually pet stores and animal shelters. However, the long-standing battle between these two seems to be tilting more and more in favor of animal shelters. All of the perks that draw people […]

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