• Pet Food

    Holiday Pet Food Drive underway in Chippewa Valley

    EAU CLAIRE, Wisc. (WLAX) — When helping out those in need this holiday season, don’t forget the pets. In the Chippewa Valley, an annual holiday pet food drive is already underway. La Crosse officer displays ‘true act of community’ There are 17 drop-off locations throughout the area, including Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital. Animal food, toys, litter, beds, crates, treats and cash donations are all accepted and will be donated to the St. Francis Food Pantry. Organizers said animals provide companionship, even during the hardest times. If times are tough and they can’t always feed or take care of their pets, we give them a little help with the pet food…

  • Pets News

    Valley neighborhood concerned someone is poisoning their pets

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Residents in a Scottsdale neighborhood are concerned after at least 15 dogs have reportedly died recently, and some believe someone may be covertly poisoning the animals. In a post on the app NextDoor, a resident of a neighborhood near Oak and Scottsdale Road recently wrote that somebody is apparently throwing tainted food over walls into the backyards of homes. That person reported 17 dogs have been sickened, 15 of which have died. The post claims that a neighbor found a piece of chicken in their yard and had it tested. The results reportedly showed that the chicken contained cyanide, a potentially deadly chemical. Ellen Wynbranski, who lives…

  • Pets News

    Valley pet rescues launch website to help evicted pets

    PHOENIX — During the foreclosure crisis in 2008, Jodi Polanski founded Lost Our Home Pet Rescue to handle the influx of pets that were losing their homes right along with their owners. Today it is one of only a couple of rescues that run a temporary shelter for pets that owners want to keep but whose living situations will not allow it. Since October 2020 when the first eviction moratorium expiration date got closer, Polanki’s and several other rescues around the Valley have come together to try to and mitigate what they anticipate will be an influx of homeless pets whenever the moratorium ends. Even with it in place Polanski…

  • Animal Care

    Shelter Pets | Valley Life

    Animal ID No.: A5418066 Animal name: Naya Naya is a five-year-old gray spayed pit bull that came to the Palmdale Animal Care Center as a stray on May 15. Naya has shown a friendly and happy demeanor, readily seeking for attention and rolls on her back for belly rubs. She allows petting and handling and loves to get her handler’s attention. She is easy to leash, very eager to walk to the play yard; but knows how to walk well on leash. While at the play yard, Naya has displayed a gentle and dainty play style. She loves to greet other dogs and sometimes show a push and pull play.…

  • Animal Care

    Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center celebrates National Foster a Pet Month

    LYNDHURST, Va. (WHSV) – Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center (SVASC) is celebrating National Foster a Pet Month. The shelter is partnering with Petco Love, a national non-profit working to lead and inspire change for animals, and Skechers’ charity footwear collection, BOBS from Skechers. The shelter is celebrating by recognizing lifesaving foster volunteers in Augusta County and encouraging more people to foster pets. “Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center has had the opportunity to work with so many amazing fosters through the years. Our wonderful and dedicated team of fosters provide much needed breaks from shelter life for dogs and cats alike. Having a robust foster team allows us to save more…