Animal-Related, General/Other News
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Pawsitively Connected is an online "a one-stop shop" for local pet owners, directing them to affordable animal care.
Lauren Gibilaro, of Waxhaw, and Sally Daggett, of Huntersville are the...more
Volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue have managed to to rescue hundreds of horses over 10 years.
These horses were abused, ignored and neglected. The horse=rescue volunteer see to it...more
A paper on "Are People More Disturbed by Animal or Human Suffering? Assessing the Influence of Victim's Species and Age on Empathy" shows people have more empathy for battered dogs and puppies...more
Troy Wright, a Hillsborough County Animal Services volunteer, has reached an outstanding milestone. Lat Monday, Troy washed his 1,000th dog at the shelter.
Troy is a retired US Air Force Gulf War...more
Hundreds of thousands encounter life without long-term housing and housing support in America. At a recent event in Tillamook County, Homeless Connect, put on by CARE, Inc. of Tillamook, served...more
The Friends of Magee Marsh are seeking for volunteers to help with events that the organization will be planning and sponsoring throughout the year.
Volunteers at the Migratory Bird Center in the...more
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) declares an emergency rescue concerning nine tigers and one cougar from Arkansas' Riverglen Tiger Sanctuary near Mountainburg.
The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk no longer will use its Keeper Aide program. The program enables volunteers to assist feeding wild and other exotic animals, help clean up habitats and transfer large...more
A little over than 20 Idaho students were set to give back to the community by volunteering at the Canyon County Animal Shelter.
The students expressed delight and reported that the experience of...more