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
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has recently announced that its annual volunteer search is already well underway. Zoo Manager Tim Williams said that this year they are looking for people who have a...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
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
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
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
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
Animal Angels Foundation (AAF) is founded by clinical psychologists Rohini Fernandes and Radhika Nair. Mumbai-based engineer Aakash Lonkar helped in the growth of the foundation that deals with...more