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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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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