• 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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    Staten Island’s Animal Care Center of NYC seeking homes for pets amid overcrowding, worker shortage

    TOTTENVILLE, Staten Island (WABC) — An animal shelter on Staten Island is feeling the impact of the pandemic, with pets desperate for new homes and the people who run the shelter desperate for healthy workers. The Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is teeming with so many animals you can hear the din from the street. It’s a relatively small shelter packed to the gills with all kinds of household pets no longer wanted and up for adoption, with lots of competition. “We are overcrowded,” said Paul Sanders of the Animal Care Centers of NYC. Sanders runs the Staten Island location of Animal Care Centers, which holds the city contract…

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    Pima Animal Care Center prepares to take in hundreds of animals after New Year’s Eve fireworks

    TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – As we head into the New Year, it’s bringing new concerns about the capacity at Pima Animal Care Center. The shelter is still in a code red situation and they are expecting to see hundreds of dogs that were spooked by fireworks come in after the New Year. “New Year’s Eve is going to be an added, uncomfortable situation to an already crowded shelter,” PACC’s public information officer Nikki Reck said. PACC is hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. The kennels in their overflow space just emptied Wednesday, but they’re expected to fill up again this weekend and then some. “We…

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    Pima Animal Care Center Needs 50 Adopters or Fosters Urgently

    Brought to you by Beltone – A leader in hearing healthcare. Pima Animal Care Center needs to open up 25 to 50 kennels right away due to a large intake of animals involving an overwhelmed caregiver. So far, PACC Animal Protection officers have taken in 19 cats and 2 dogs from the home. The officers are still checking to make sure all pets have been removed and aren’t in hiding. There are no welfare violations and all the animals appear healthy, so no criminal charges will be issued at this time. PACC veterinarians are examining all these pets, so they won’t be available to foster or adopt for a couple…

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    Bakersfield Animal Care Center in desperate need of dog fosters

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The battle against a Northwest Bakersfield Cemetery continued today as county supervisors considered an appeal by residents.  The only thing dead here is those who will now call this new cemetery home, as plans to move forward with the development of the only Catholic cemetery in Bakersfield will proceed. “It could be a workable problem,” said Bishop Joseph V. Brennan.  “And if it was a problem, we can work with our architects and find a solution.” Back in July, residents near Allen and Renfro Roads were informed of plans to bring a cemetery to their neighborhood. They were invited to a hearing to voice concerns. Residents…

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    Brevard County Animal Care Center Offering Free Adoptions For Month of October

    Home » Brevard County Animal Care Center Offering Free Adoptions For Month of October South Animal Care Center is located at 5100 West Eau Gallie Blvd. in Melbourne. Brevard County Animal Services is offering free adoptions on dogs and cats for the month of October. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Animal Services is offering free adoptions on dogs and cats for the month of October. The offer includes a free kennel, one month supply of dog food, spay/neuter, a microchip, current vaccinations, free medical insurance through Trupanion and a county tag ( with an approved application). As a reminder, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office South Animal Care Center also…

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    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…