Tag: animal shelter volunteers

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

New program encourages young readers to connect with shelter animals

New program encourages young readers to connect with shelter animals

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The Literacy Council of Alaska estimates more than 20 percent of adults read at or below a fifth-grade level. A new program in Anchorage hopes to change that and possibly get some animals adopted. “When I was really little I used to hate reading in front of

Animal shelter receives help from inmates after flooding

Animal shelter receives help from inmates after flooding

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – The Martin County Animal Shelter is receiving help after their property flooded over the weekend. Inmates from the Little Sandy Correctional Complex will be volunteering through the end of the week. Organizers say inmates are laying sawdust and hay to absorb water. They will also

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.

Animal Services growing, changing in northern Santa Barbara County

Animal Services growing, changing in northern Santa Barbara County

James Parrish, right, of Lompoc, holds his dog as another dog up for adoption is held by volunteer Jane Loquasto during Santa Barbara County Animal Services Support Your Shelter in November 2017. Animal services in northern Santa Barbara County continue to expand with the recent addition of Santa Maria […]