Animal-Related, General/Other News
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An injured bald eagle gains transport assistance for upper wing treatment at the Carolina Raptor Center.
The bald eagle was discovered in eastern North Carolina at Camp Lejeune. The Carolina...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
According to a study appearing in Applied Developmental Science, young adults who care for animals may have stronger social relationships and connection to their communities.
Megan Mueller, Ph.D.,...more
Little Esperanza, a seven-month old puppy born with spinal injury, was brough to the FM Human Society badly in need of a wheelchair.
One of the volunteers wanted to use own money to buy the...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
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) declares an emergency rescue concerning nine tigers and one cougar from Arkansas' Riverglen Tiger Sanctuary near Mountainburg.
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