Month: May 2013

Fight between veterinarians, rescue/shelter groups will simmer until 2014

SOUTH CAROLINA – A battle between private practice veterinarians and animal shelter/rescue groups boiled to the surface this spring over a contentious bill working its way through the state Legislature. While the House Agriculture Committee decided last week to put the bill, H.3492, on hold until January, the emotions aren’t

Just One Day – No Kill Shelter Day is June 11

PALM CITY, FL — In 2012, 800 organizations joined forces around the country to end the killing in animal shelters. Shelters concentrated on adoptions and rallies were held. The result was approximately 9,000 lives saved. The Treasure Coast area animal shelters held their rally on U.S. 1 in Ft. Pierce.

County puts limits on 3 residents over alleged animal shelter issues

CLINTON, NC – Three citizens were recently notified they are not welcome at the Sampson County Animal Shelter without at least a week’s notice and preapproval by the shelter director, following allegations of verbal abuse of county employees, charges one resident said were “trumped up” and completely false. A letter

Oklahoma Animals Taken to Chicago No-Kill Shelter

After seeing the staggering devastation in Oklahoma City area from a mile-wide tornado, one Chicago animal shelter decided to try and help the region by helping out the smallest and furriest residents. More than 300 volunteers from the PAWS Chicago Animal Shelter brought 75 dogs and cats that were at

Fate uncertain for dog rescued after Hurricane Sandy

NEW YORK – Last week, it looked like Midnight the dog might find a new home on Long Island, but now that his owner has stepped forward, he may be heading back to Brooklyn instead. Rob Misseri, president of Guardians of Rescue, a not-for-profit organization based in Smithtown that protects