Tag: humane society

New pet adoption center in Clearwater to house up to 200 pets

Since 1949, the Humane Society of Pinellas County has often become home before home for countless stray or unwanted pets. And most of the time, the animals housed at the Humane Society of Pinellas County (HSPC) facilities in Clearwater were kept in cages close together, sometimes without air conditioning or much room to interact with […]

Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events

Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events The Austin Humane Society and the Yard Bar are teaming up for a Super Bowl tailgate party, adoption event and Puppy Bowl this weekend. FOX 7 Austin’s Tierra Neubaum gets all the details. AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Humane Society and the Yard […]

The San Diego Humane Society honors the late Betty White with a pet adoption challenge

SAN DIEGO — Dozens of pets are finding forever homes in honor of beloved late actress Betty White, who would have turned 100 on Monday. The San Diego Humane Society has issued a challenge to adopt 100 pets. “We definitely came looking for a husky and found one that we really love,” said adopter Logan […]

Avoid a trip to the pet hospital this holiday season with these tips

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — This time of year, veterinarians are seeing an increase in visits due to the vagaries of the holidays. “This holiday season is a joyous time for people, but can be dangerous for pets,” said Kitty Yanko, director of the Peoria Humane Society. Yanko said Christmas decorations are especially tempting for pets. […]

Dozens of furry friends find new families after “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Saturday afternoon, nearly 40 furry friends from Southwest Virginia shelters were welcomed into forever homes after the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” at the Berglund Center. Organizers say 18 of the animals adopted on Saturday, Dec. 11, were from the Angels of Assisi, seven were from the Regional […]

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, […]

OSPCA and Humane Society launch annual holiday pet adoption campaign – Kingston

It’s that time of year again. The SPCA and the Humane Society of Ontario have launched their annual holiday adoption campaign. The provincial initiative, called “iAdopt For the Holidays”, runs until December 31st. “We want as many animals as possible to find homes during the holidays or before the end of the year,” said Esther […]

Pet adoption fees were removed from KHS on Sunday

LIHU’E – All adoption fees will be waived at the Kaua’i Humane Society this Sunday, November 14, thanks to Subaru Hawai’i’s statewide “Love in Action” donation campaign. Walk-in visits are welcome, but KHS recommends that potential adopters save time by making an appointment in advance at kauaihumane.org. “I would start looking at our website, which […]

Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek to Reimburse Elderly Pet Adoption Fees

In November, anyone can adopt a senior dog or cat for free. Oak Creek-based Stella & Chewy’s reimburses up to $ 80,000 in fees for all adoptions of dogs and cats five years of age or older at any shelter in the United States and Canada. Additionally, through a partnership with Pilots To The Rescue, […]

Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek temporarily reimburses adoption fees for senior pets from any shelter in the United States and Canada

One of several dogs on a recent Pilots To The Rescue flight licks their chops as they may smell something from Stella & Chewy’s, an Oak Creek-based natural pet food company that is reimbursing all November senior pet adoption costs up to $80,000. During the month of November, anyone can adopt an older dog or […]

‘Love a Pet’ Adoption Event Finds New Homes for Over 70 Cats

HERMANTOWN, MN – Subaru’s annual ‘Love a Pet’ adoption event has returned to the Miller Hill Subaru after being canceled last year due to COVID. This year the event was split into two separate days, starting with Caturday, where only cats were offered for adoption on Saturdays. Sunday will be Pupday, where only dogs will […]

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 […]

Boo Bash shares happy reviews of pet adoption

Canine hostesses, kittens and many volunteers helped raise money for the annual Willamette Humane Society auction. Susan Knight, Nikki Markese and Sandy Harris with kittens at WHS Boo Bash (Mary Louise VanNatta / Special to Salem Reporter) Executive Director of the Willamette Humane Society BJ Andersen said the pandemic has changed the animal welfare industry […]

Taking Paws: Credit Unions Join Forces for Pet Adoption Event in Parkersburg | News, Sports, Jobs

Community members were able to meet the dogs, interact with them, and even adopt or complete an application for one. Daisy, one of the dogs available for adoption, was able to return home with her new best friend Landyn Horner, 10. (Photo provided) One year old Ash, one of the dogs up for adoption, is […]

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill Steps Up Efforts To Encourage Local Pet Adoption

Okay, that was too adorable to ignore. This is definitely not the type of article we typically write on our Titans of Tennessee, but quarterback Ryan Tannehill and several other team members are very passionate about it! What kind of outlet would we be if we didn’t support such a great cause that takes place […]

Hard Rock to Host Pet Adoption Event | Northwest Indiana Business Titles

Provided Time staff Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is hosting an Adopt-A-Thon animal in partnership with the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana and Gary Animal Control on Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the southeast corner of the Hard Rock parking lot. People can meet the animals and complete adoption applications, […]

Houston Humane Society to Host ‘Empty the Shelters’ Pet Adoption Event

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) – The Houston Humane Society is partnering with the BISSELL Pet Foundation to help pets find ‘furry’ homes during ‘Empty Shelters’ Adoption Week. From October 4-10, the BISSELL Pet Foundation will help sponsor a reduced adoption fee of $ 25 or less. You can adopt a pet at the Houston Humane Society […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Humane Society Hosts Music Festival After Successful Month Of Pet Adoption | Local News

THOMASVILLE – The Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society wraps up a successful month of pet adoption with its first Dog Days of Summer music festival. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Hubs and Hops and will feature live music from Tallahassee band Garnet and Soul, local band The Leftovers and Trey Trebony throughout the […]

Best Pet Adoption 2021 | San Antonio Humanitarian Society | Around the city

Winner: San Antonio Humane Society 4804 Fredericksburg Road (210) 226-7461 sahumane.org Adding a four-legged friend to the family is a big decision, and having expert help is invaluable. The main complex of the San Antonio Humane Society in Fredericksburg is airy, spacious, and has been designed with the welfare of its resident animals at the […]

Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper concerns

Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper concerns The organization said it was awaiting test results for a highly contagious and deadly disease known as distemper. FORT WORTH, Texas – The Humane Society of North Texas mega pet adoption event at the Will Rogers Memorial Center later this month […]

Twin-Cities Pet Adoption Center Gets Additional Resources From Local Car Dealership

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – Staff at the Humane Society of Central Illinois were greeted with a donation of just over $ 3,000 Thursday afternoon from Subaru of Bloomington-Normal. “We partner with Subaru as a manufacturer, and through the dealership, through our employees and our customers. Vehicle purchases, and when customers come to have […]

Kyle Busch raises awareness about pet adoption as he continues Nascar story

Kyle Busch will sport a special Toyota Camry Pedigree Foundation at the Nashville Superspeedway. Joe gibbs racing Seven adorable dogs for adoption will be featured on Kyle Busch’s Toyota Camry this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway thanks to the Pedigree Foundation. Busch, the all-time winning leader in the Nascar Xfinity Series, aims to win his 100th […]

‘Our Shelter Is Breaking Up’: North Myrtle Beach Businesses Sponsor Pet Adoption Fees

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina – The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach is partnering with shelters across South Carolina by participating in the statewide adoption event called Pick Me SC. Adoption fees for adult cats and dogs adopted by the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach will be sponsored by businesses in the area: […]

Update on Maui Pet Adoption Story That Won $ 50,000 for the Maui Humane Society

Rory, daughter Holly, 11, and foster dog Kaia. PC: Petco Love / Maui Humane Society. Each year, the Petco Love Stories Grants Campaign, in partnership with Skechers BOBS, invites adopters to share how their pets have changed their lives to give the organizations they adopted the chance to raise funds to save families. lives. Last […]

NCFL Sees the Opposite of the Trend of Rising Pet Returns

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The Humane Society of North Central Florida is teaming up with Hailes Angels Pet Rescue and Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue for their biggest free adoption event of the year […]

As animal shelters see returns increase, Arizona pet store is helping people become responsible owners

Arizona Pet Store Helps People Become Responsible Owners Arizona pet store is doing what it can to prevent returns of pandemic animals. Reports from Ty Brennan of FOX 10. TEMPE, Arizona. – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people wanted the company of a pet, but now that restrictions are easing and people […]

Senior Residents of Morningside to Host Pet Adoption Party | News Free

Seniors will team up with local shelters to help find “forever” homes for shelter animals at an adoption event in Branson. Morningside of Branson Meadows will be hosting a Pet Adoption Day with animals from the Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society and Taney County Animal Control. The pet adoption party will take place on […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Pet shop owner convicted of animal cruelty convicted of violation

YPSILANTI TWP., MI – A pet shop owner in Ypsilanti Township accused of improperly caring for animals in his store, selling sick and dying animals, has been sentenced to probation. Stuart William Collins, owner and operator of Pet City Pets, was sentenced Nov. 12 to nine months probation after pleading guilty to one count of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Loveland’s Town and Country pet store to close after 45 years – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The owners of Loveland’s Town and Country Pet Center, which has been the target of protests against puppy mills in recent years, announced on Friday that they were retiring after 45 years in the business. Mark Aine, who owns the store at 130 S. Cleveland Ave. with his wife, Sharon, said it was a good […]

Warwick pet store adopts new way of doing business – news – providencejournal.com

The Humane Society of the United States officially designates All About Pets at 1800 Post Rd. As “Puppy Friendly” to recognize its commitment to only gifting cats and dogs from approved shelters and shelters. WARWICK – The Humane Society of the United States has officially designated a pet store in Warwick as a “Puppy Friendly” […]

New York legislature ends session without resolution on pet sale bill

That pooch in the window isn’t going anywhere – yet. Manhattan pet store owners in Schenectady breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after the New York state legislature ended its session without voting on a bill that would have prevented them from selling dogs and cats in because of fears they are supporting breeding […]

Sandy Springs to ban the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores

Sandy Springs pet stores would not be allowed to sell dogs and cats from breeding facilities, and would only be allowed to accept pet adoptions from rescue organizations, under a new municipal law in preparation. No pet stores in the city currently sell such animals anyway, officials said at a Nov. 7 city council meeting. […]

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