Category: The Issues

The components that make up the non-lethal solution to animal control

PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE: Making the heart-wrenching decision to give up a pet

PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE: Making the heart-wrenching decision to give up a pet

As wonderful as life can be, there are times when we have to make difficult decisions that, while perhaps for the best, can still be heart-breaking. One such decision is whether to surrender an animal to a shelter. This is not easy even if you have simply found a stray

Close to 400 animals helped through NOKA, council told

Close to 400 animals helped through NOKA, council told

Karen Stewardson pets Tippy, who recently gave birth to a litter of three kittens, as Shirley Fleming cuddles with some of them on Thursday afternoon. The pair are representatives from the No Kill Animal Association Ñ Community Animal Rescue Efforts and recently updated Lethbridge City Council that 369 cats and 32

FACE Animal Clinic completes $3 million expansion at Mass Ave. site

FACE Animal Clinic completes $3 million expansion at Mass Ave. site

FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic will officially open its $3 million expanded medical facility on Saturday at 1505 Massachusetts Ave. The project, funded through donations and philanthropic support, consists of a 7,000-square-foot expansion to the Downtown clinic. It included the renovation of the current clinic and construction of a second-story addition.

Report: 109 dogs found at Darlington County home

Report: 109 dogs found at Darlington County home

The scene of what police are calling a puppy mill in Darlington County. (Rosalia Fodera/WPDE) More than 100 dogs were found at a Darlington County home after a call from a concerned neighbor, according to a Darlington County Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies and animal control officers were called to the

KCBD Investigates: A tour of one of Austin's no-kill shelters

KCBD Investigates: A tour of one of Austin’s no-kill shelters

The KCBD Investigates Team traveled to Austin , the largest no-kill city in the country, to learn about program that could be implemented in Lubbock Austin Pets Alive (Source: KCBD Video) AUSTIN, TX (KCBD) – The City of Austin has become the largest no-kill city in the country. Austin Animal

KCBD Investigates: Lubbock Animal Shelter employees attend No Kill conference in Austin

KCBD Investigates: Lubbock Animal Shelter employees attend No Kill conference in Austin

AUSTIN, TX (KCBD) – The KCBD Investigates Team traveled to Austin with employees from the Lubbock Animal Shelter to attend a conference in the largest no-kill city in the country. The American Pets Alive conference helps provide shelters with programs and tools to make their community no-kill. Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Feral Cat Population Increase In Palm Springs Neighborhood Prompts Health Concerns

Feral Cat Population Increase In Palm Springs Neighborhood Prompts Health Concerns

Palm Springs, CA – People in the movie colony east neighborhood in Palm Springs say the feral cat population there is exploding and it could cause serious health problems for some. “Over the past few weeks and months, I’ve seen an increase in the number of feral cats. There are