Month: May 2012

Texas Shelter Trying to Clear Way to No-Kill

San Angelo, TX: No-kill has challenges to clear in San Angelo City lacks resources to adopt policy Initiatives to end pet euthanasia are mushrooming throughout the nation but, citing irresponsibility among pet owners and a lack of community support, local animal welfare officials expressed doubt that San Angelo will join

Puppy Mill Busted in Florida–42 Little Dogs Rescued

Orlando, FL: 42 dogs rescued from puppy mill   Forty-two dogs were rescued from a puppy mill in Sarasota County and are now in Central Florida. Officers said they were living in deplorable conditions and were neglected. "We got the call late last night and started e-mailing and texting each

Another Shelter Aims for Lower Kill Rates

Naples, FL: Region’s animal shelters, volunteers work to reduce euthanasia rates   Daniela hasn’t had an easy start to her life, but you would never know it now. The 8-month-old black cur mix was brought to the Caloosa Humane Society in LaBelle in February with a severely broken leg, possibly

What are Adopters Looking for When Adopting a New Pet?

Charleston, SC: Charleston Animal Society participates in national study on pet selection What are the reasons that adopters choose a particular pet? Nearly 1,500 adopters from five animal shelters across the country were studied. One of those shelters was the Charleston Animal Society. Appearance of the animal, social behavior with

Rottweiler Breeder Charged with Only 2 Counts of Animal Cruelty

With over 70 dogs being kept in deplorable and cruel conditions, why only 2 charges of cruelty? Wallkill, NY: Police: Dogs were hungry and injured   Monday morning, town police searched the Derby Road property of a woman who, they say, was breeding Rottweilers and neglecting the more than 70

Animal Cruelty Trial of Dazzle Painted Pasture’s Animal Rescue Stalled Again

Tinley Park, IL: Judge recuses himself from animal cruelty trial after anonymous letter   A stalled animal cruelty trial involving the owner of southwest suburban animal rescue facility was delayed again Wednesday when a Cook County judge recused himself, sending the case back to pre-trial status. Judge Christopher J. Donnelly

Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission holding yard sale, BBQ and adoption festival in June

View Larger Map What: Adoption Day Fundraiser – Pet Adoption, Bake Sale, Yard Sale and Barbeque Where: St. John the Baptists Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach When: June 9th, 2012  Pet Adoption Begins at 10:00AM – Event wraps up at 2:00PM All proceeds benefit the rescue and care of

Kern County Animal Control Rescue Gets a New Transporter Truck

Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Animal Control Rescue Truck Unveiled   Kern County Animal Control rescue program has gone through many changes and upgrades these last several months. One change was the need for its rescue team to start transporting animals. “It is not cost effective if a rescue is only

Nearly $1300 Raised for New Shelter Building

Elizabethon, TN: Walk-a-thon raises almost $1,300 for new animal shelter   The Carter Cares Annual Animal Walk-a-thon was held Saturday morning at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and raised approximately $1,300 for the Elizabethton Carter County Animal Shelter building project. All funds raised from the event will be used to