Animal-Related, General/Other News
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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
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
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
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
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