• Animal Care

    Grand County officials investigating 2 ‘significant animal welfare’ incidents this week

    GRAND COUNTY, Colo. — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two “significant” animal welfare incidents this week, with one involving dogs and another involving horses. On Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office received a tip regarding possible animal neglect at a home in the Gore Pass subdivision in unincorporated Grand County. Deputies, along with animal control officers, responded to the property, where they found several short-haired mixed breed dogs. They evaluated the dogs’ condition. Deputies spoke with the homeowners, who agreed to allow the officers to take 15 dogs to the Grand County Animal Control and Shelter in Granby, according to the sheriff’s office. The dogs were evaluated by a…

  • Animal Care

    Calls to Montgomery County animal shelter rise as temperatures drop

    Animals prefer their food and water just like humans: fresh not frozen.  As cold weather and snow sweep through Middle Tennessee this week, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Director Dave Kaske is reminding pet owners not to leave their animals outside for an extended period.  Animal welfare concerns are on the rise as residents get their first taste of winter. Montgomery County saw its first snow of 2022 overnight Sunday into Monday and more snow was falling as of press time for this edition Thursday. The county is expected to see up to four inches of snow by the time the weather clears, and temperatures were expected to plunge as low as 10 degrees overnight, according…

  • Dog

    SPCA of Wake County seeks special family to love on dog dying of cancer :: WRAL.com

    By Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer Raleigh, N.C. — Just in time for the New Year, and within only a few days of Christmas, The SPCA of Wake County granted the final wish of a 10-year-old rescue dog with cancer. Earlier in the week, they had posted a plea on Facebook, seeking a loving family to ease the final days of Joyanna, who had been surrendered to the shelter because of a volleyball-sized mammary tumor, which has metastasized to her lungs. “Joyanna has spent her whole life outside and wasn’t given much attention,” wrote the SPCA of Wake County in a post. “We don’t know exactly how long she has,…

  • Animal Care

    Lake County News,California – Mouse, hamster and horse ready for new homes at Animal Care and Control

    LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County Animal Care and Control most often has cats and dogs available to new homes, but they now have three other critters in need of new families. This week there is a mouse, a hamster and a horse waiting in the agency’s care. Call Lake County Animal Care and Control at 707-263-0278 or visit the shelter online for information on visiting or adopting. This young male mouse is in kennel No. A19, ID No. LCAC-A-1212. Photo courtesy of Lake County Animal Care and Control. Young male mouse This young male mouse has brown hair, pink ears and a pink nose. He is in kennel No.…

  • Animal Care

    Sherman, Grayson County reach temporary agreement on animal shelter costs

    Sherman and Grayson County leaders have come to a temporary agreement on the costs to house and care for lost animals across the region. This week, both the Sherman City Council and Grayson County Commissioners approved agreements that set the price for Sherman to take in animals that are brought in from the county. Under the new agreement, the county will pay $250 an animal with an additional $50 a day after three days. Under the previous agreement, the county paid $50 for each animal that was taken in. However, Sherman officials said the real cost was about $440 per animal for the full care. For the 2020 fiscal year,…

  • Pets News

    Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (12/9/21)

    Briar: https://www.azhumane.org/adopt/#A675965AHS Nina: https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4621335MCACC Mocha: https://www.azhumane.org/adopt/#A681235AHS Elle – A4613184 – SPAYED FEMALE WHITE/BLUE AM PIT BULL TER -about 5 years old. EAST KENNEL – 236. Call 602-506-7387 for more information.MCACC Peanut: https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4639962MCACC Robin: https://www.azhumane.org/adopt/#A675827AHS Julip – A4602399 – SPAYED FEMALE BLACK/WHITE AM PIT BULL TER/MIX – about 5 years old. WEST KENNEL, WING L – 354. Call 602-506-7387 for more information.MCACC Gladiator – https://bit.ly/2Z9WStWMCACC Milady Horchata: https://www.azhumane.org/adopt/#A676007AHS Luna – https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4653275MCACC Diego: https://www.azhumane.org/adopt/#A682571AHS Sin – https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4664141MCACC Eleanor – https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4664121MCACC Momo – https://apps.pets.maricopa.gov/adoptablepets/DetailPage.aspx?RecordLocator=A4660911MCACC Sammie is a 6-year-old Labrador Retriever mix who is simply as sweet as they come. This happy-go-lucky girl came to the Arizona Humane Society after her owner became ill…

  • Animal Care

    Berkeley County animal shelter accused of withholding animal care

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Calling allegations in the case “completely ludicrous,” Berkeley County’s sheriff said there’s been progress to improve conditions at a county animal shelter that is coming under scrutiny after an animal welfare group filed a court action centered on the treatment of cats and dogs there. The animal welfare group, Bethesda-based Alley Cat Allies Inc., alleges in a Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia case that various animals at Berkeley County Animal Control at 700 S. Queen St. went days without necessary medical treatment. And the group alleges the actions are a pattern at the facility. The nonprofit organization filed a petition for a writ of mandamus against Berkeley…

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