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
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
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
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
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 Homeless Hounds program provides housing to pet owners while they are in search for a new home.
The Homeless Hounds program, through Puppy Palace of La Crosse, averages nine to 12 homeless...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