Category: Animal Rescue News

Jury finds Bobbie Taylor guilty on six counts of animal cruelty

Jury finds Bobbie Taylor guilty on six counts of animal cruelty

Bobbie Taylor is Lawrence County’s former animal services director. A judge found her guilty of animal cruelty in 2016. (WHNT News 19 file) LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A Lawrence County jury has found former animal services director Bobbie Taylor guilty on six of the 15 counts of animal cruelty […]

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

Youth service day benefits Coastal Pet Rescue

Youth service day benefits Coastal Pet Rescue

Volunteers help at Coastal Pet Rescue Camp Pawsawhile. Source: WTOC SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday morning helping clean Coastal Pet Rescue’s Camp Pawsawhile. Director and founder Lisa Scarbrough said many groups ask to volunteer regularly, so she decided to organize one youth volunteer day. “This is huge

Girl Scout Troop 1980 raises funds for Mostly Mutts

Girl Scout Troop 1980 raises funds for Mostly Mutts

Special to the MDJ KENNESAW, GEORGIA — The fourth graders of local Girl Scout Troop 1980 are passionate about animals and decided to do something to help homeless pets in their community. They approached Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue last September with an idea for a fundraising calendar. They came to

Pets rescued from Phoenix boarding facility get second chance

Pets rescued from Phoenix boarding facility get second chance

PHOENIX – Dozens of animals are getting a second chance at life and are improving after they were seized from valley boarding facility, Planet Petopia. Humane Society officials say the dogs and cats were living in filthy conditions, leading to the arrest of the boarding owners. One of the […]

VIDEO: ‘Overwhelming response’ at PetSmart National Adoption Weekend in Surrey

VIDEO: ‘Overwhelming response’ at PetSmart National Adoption Weekend in Surrey

PetSmart’s National Adoption Weekend received ‘overwhelming response’ as more than 215 pets were adopted in B.C. last weekend. The organization had more 250 pets up for adoption in Surrey alone. PetSmart said in all, 1,662 pets were adopted across Canada during the three-day event. Click here to view original web

Humane society ready to help Tagish dog owner

Humane society ready to help Tagish dog owner

Photo by Whitehorse Star The Yukon Humane Society’s executive director is speaking out to clear up misunderstandings about the organization’s involvement with court proceedings against a Tagish animal rescue. Dan Moore took to the organization’s Facebook page Monday to address public questions and concerns about the court order against Shelley

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.