• Animal Care

    No adoption fees for dogs at Bakersfield Animal Care Center through January

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Homeless dogs need you. The Bakersfield Animal Care Center is asking the community to help big dogs that still need homes. The shelter is offering no fee adoptions for any dogs during this time. Get big dogs adopted. That is the goal and plan for staff at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center as they try to lower the number of big dogs in the shelter. Stay up to date with the latest weather and news with 17 News’ daily newsletter The shelter is promoting its larger and older dogs that have been in the shelter longer than others for adoption. The center says people can have…

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    Chicago Animal Care and Control gave dog up for adoption despite collar with contact info, woman says

    CHICAGO — It’s like a Pixar movie with an unhappy ending – thus far. A dog named Zeus escaped from his family’s South Side yard. The golden retriever ended up at the city’s dog pound, formally known as Chicago Animal Care and Control. And though Zeus was wearing a red collar embroidered with his name and the cellphone number of his owner, no one ever called it. Instead, Zeus was transferred to Fetching Tails Foundation, a suburban adoption agency the city works with, to find the pup a “forever home,” according to a lawsuit filed Monday by the dog’s original owner, Karly Moran-West. Moran-West, 20, stood before reporters and television…

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    Adoption fees dropped to $25 at Cincinnati Animal Shelter

    CINCINNATI — With the Christmas season here, animal shelters around the state hope people looking to add a pet to their family consider adopting.  A shelter in Cincinnati lowered their adoption fees for a limited time to encourage those on the fence. What You Need To Know Adoption fees at the Cincinnati Animal Care Humane Society shelter have been lowered to $25 for several weeks in December The staff at the shelter hope to see as many pets adopted as possible during the promotion The medical care team said seeing the animals recover and find permanent homes makes their hard work worth it The Holiday Hope Event runs until Dec.…

  • Animal Care

    Animal shelter offering $10.31 adoption fees for Halloween

    A Cincinnati animal shelter is offering a special adoption fee for Halloween weekend.Cincinnati Animal CARE is discounting adoption fees to $10.31 from Friday through Sunday.By this weekend, the animal shelter expects to have taken in around 700 animals in the month of October, which they said has been its worst intake month to date.All adult animals over six months old are eligible for the $10.31 adoption fee.A year on, and Cincinnati Animal CARE is finding its stride after taking over the Northside shelter and partnering with Hamilton County.The overall goal is adoption, of course, but fostering is just as important.It creates space inside the shelter while the animal is still…

  • Animal Care

    Pima Animal Care Center offering deals for pet adoption to make room at shelter

    Pima Animal Care Center is looking to pair furry friends with loving humans during a month of “Clear the Shelters” events. PACC is offering an adoption promotion every week until Sept. 19 to free space at the shelter. “We are very excited to have this adoption event happening at PACC!” said Monica Dangler, director of Animal Services. “This event couldn’t come at a better time with the shelter being so full.” Pima’s shelter is filled to the brim with new dogs because of monsoon weather and specific needs for large dogs. The shelter hopes this month of events will incentivize adopters and fosters to help clear space for animals that…

  • Cat

    Recovered cat up for adoption from San Diego Humane Society –

    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego Humane Society will celebrate International Cat Day Sunday with a story about a cat named Solace, a cancer survivor who is ready to find her forever home. Solace has been at the society’s San Diego campus since June 23, according to Nina Thompson of the SDHS. She was brought in by someone who found her in the Otay Mesa West neighborhood of San Diego in rough shape, without a collar and no microchip. Veterinarians at the Pilar & Chuck Bahde Center for Shelter Medicine diagnosed Solace with a type of skin cancer that is more common in light-haired cats who have spent a…

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    Adoption event taking place at Muncie Animal Care and Services

    MUNCIE, Ind. — Muncie Animal Care and Services is extending its reduced adoption fee event as they continue to face an increasing number of pets under the shelter’s care. Over the past month, the department has had several neglect and rescue cases that have increased the shelter’s population to nearly 400 animals. This is well above and beyond the normal capacity of the facility. To help as many pets find a home as possible, the department is changing its adoption fees for the week. Adoption rates will be the following: dogs $25 cat $10 kittens 2 for $10! Free adoptions will be offered to first responders, active duty military and…