Although many people see rats as pesky rodents, others have them as adorable pets. Whichever party you fall into, one may be curious about what these critters eat. Rats are said to be opportunistic omnivores in the wild who will gladly consume any sustenance they can obtain.  When it comes […]

Columbus Animal Care Services, 2730 Arnold Drive, will host an open house seeking donations for animals and providing information on volunteer opportunities from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The community is being invited to “Bring Christmas to the Animals” and learn about pet adopting, fostering, and volunteering opportunities at an […]

BRICK, N.J. (CBS) — Two people in Ocean County were arrested for animal cruelty and child endangerment Friday night, police say. Officers responded to a house in Ocean County following an anonymous complaint about a possible puppy mill.  When officers arrived they rescued nearly 200 animals, but for at least […]

HOUSTON – BARC, Houston’s city animal shelter, saw a significant uptick in the number of animals euthanized from April to June of this year, over last year. Over the same three-month period, fewer animals were taken into the city shelter. Comparing those figures, using BARC’s data, which is made available […]