Day: February 13, 2018

New law gives some owners an incentive to spay or neuter pets

DALTON, Ga. — Whitfield County Animal Shelter Director Diane Franklin says she may be the only county department head working to put her department out of business. “I know it won’t happen tomorrow, but I hope in 15 or 20 years we have enough responsible pet owners in this […]

KILLERS FOR HIRE!

KILLERS FOR HIRE!

Oregon – Got rats? If you do, the solution might be Kitties for Hire, a freshly-revamped program by the Multnomah County Animal Shelter in Troutdale. First established four years ago, the program places street-smart cats in homes and businesses with vermin infestations. Recent placements have sent strays everywhere from rural

PART III of IV: Missouri City officials acknowledge 'publicity nightmare' caused by rift with animal shelter volunteers

PART III of IV: Missouri City officials acknowledge ‘publicity nightmare’ caused by rift with animal shelter volunteers

Missouri City, Texas – Although questions remain unresolved between Missouri City officials and a group of animal shelter volunteers who disagree about recent issues at the shelter, city officials say they want to be transparent with residents and openly acknowledged the negative attention the issue has generated in a Feb.

Wexford County Animal Shelter gets more than $160K in donations

Wexford County Animal Shelter gets more than $160K in donations

CADILLAC — The Wexford County Animal Shelter is weighing its options after it recently received a large donation. At a Wexford County Finance Committee meeting last week, the committee was told about a recent donation of $153,708.78 from an estate. It was the second large donation that has been made

Riverside’s former Marcy Library building will house animal rescue operation

Riverside’s former Marcy Library building will house animal rescue operation

Foster Army Animal Rescue is poised to move into the brick building at 3711 Central Ave. this spring, a news release states. The nonprofit group is moving from its current headquarters on the same street, less than half a mile away. The mystery about what is going to occupy the

HydroDog mobile dog grooming service returning to Hannibal

HydroDog mobile dog grooming service returning to Hannibal

HydroDog, the mobile dog grooming service that is the engine behind the Bathe To Save national tour to raise money and awareness for shelter dogs and rescue adoption throughout the country, is hosting a Franchise Discovery Day event meet with area representatives, new franchisees and members of the public interested

Kitties with a side of coffee: Minneapolis' first cat cafe opens Friday

Kitties with a side of coffee: Minneapolis’ first cat cafe opens Friday

In 2014, Danielle Rasmussen – long a cat lover and cat owner – attended the Twin Cities’ annual Cat Video Festival. So did 10,000 other people. When Rasmussen heard the numbers, it was the final convincing she needed. “I thought: ‘The Twin Cities need a cat cafe,’” she said. […]