Animal-Related, General/Other News
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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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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