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Reeves’ veto, pet adoption, inmate death, parents jailed, capital murder arrests

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – If you missed some of the most important titles and need to catch up, no worries. WLBT has collected some of the best stories from our website to bring you up to date. 1. Governor Reeves vetoes the first bill of the 2022 legislative session Governor …

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How To Make Adopting A Pet What It Is | Magazine

I remember an exciting Easter weekend when I was very young. One of my older sisters had received a pair of baby ducks from an admirer. For some strange reason, his university accommodation didn’t allow ducks on the premises. So, you guessed it. My sister moved back to Seattle this …

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New pet adoption center in Clearwater to house up to 200 pets

Since 1949, the Humane Society of Pinellas County has often become home before home for countless stray or unwanted pets. And most of the time, the animals housed at the Humane Society of Pinellas County (HSPC) facilities in Clearwater were kept in cages close together, sometimes without air conditioning or …

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Harbor Humane to raise funds by selling pet-themed anthology

WEST OLIVE – Harbor Humane Society has announced its first-ever anthology, which will be sold online and in person to help the organization care for homeless animals. The animal-themed anthology – “The Big Fang” – will feature 22 stories by 22 different authors, including an article by Allison Deters, the …

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Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events

Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events The Austin Humane Society and the Yard Bar are teaming up for a Super Bowl tailgate party, adoption event and Puppy Bowl this weekend. FOX 7 Austin’s Tierra Neubaum gets all the details. AUSTIN, TX – The Austin …

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Council discusses sale of pets in San Marcos

The San Marcos City Council voted to refer an item regarding the sale of cats and dogs in the city to the council’s newly created animal services committee at its Tuesday night meeting. Council held a discussion regarding amending Chapter 6 of the City of San Marcos Animal Code by …

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What to know about IACS, Petfinder and more

Whether you’re looking to add a new furry friend to your family or find a lost pet, Indianapolis Animal Care Services can help. Their services include adopting, rehoming animals, connecting lost animals with their owners, and handling reports of animal cruelty or neglect. The refuge is open daily from 10 …

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Dallas must stop pet stores from selling dogs

The Humane Pet Stores Ordinance under consideration by the Dallas City Council is a direct response to the myriad of animal welfare and consumer protection issues created by the sale of puppy mill puppies in the pet stores. His endorsement would end this practice and lead people toward better, more …

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Pet Adoption Demand Remains High Since Start of COVID-19 | Waukesha County News

WAUKESHA – Demand for pet adoption has remained high at local humane societies since the COVID-19 pandemic, with many new owners spending time at home with their furry friends. According to Angela Speed, vice president of communications with the Wisconsin Humane Society, pet consumption has dropped significantly since the pandemic …

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Banning Pet Stores From Selling Dogs Will Do Nothing To Shut Down Puppy Mills

Puppy mills. Two words that conjure up images of horrific living conditions and provoke strong emotions. Unfortunately, lawmakers, including some in Dallas, have been misled into equating them with licensed, inspected breeders rather than the illegal, substandard operations that the term aptly describes. Lawmakers were misinformed that a ban on …

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The San Diego Humane Society honors the late Betty White with a pet adoption challenge

SAN DIEGO — Dozens of pets are finding forever homes in honor of beloved late actress Betty White, who would have turned 100 on Monday. The San Diego Humane Society has issued a challenge to adopt 100 pets. “We definitely came looking for a husky and found one that we …

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Harford Humane Society promotes pet adoption with special dog Rocko

The Harford Humane Society promotes pet adoption with a special friend, Rocko Updated: 10:17 a.m. EST Jan 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript JENNIFER: JOIN US WITH AN ANIMAL SEEKING AN EWHOME, ERIN LONG WITH THE HARFORD COUNTY HUMANE SOCIY.AND THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. >> THANK YOU FOR WELCOMING …

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Avoid a trip to the pet hospital this holiday season with these tips

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — This time of year, veterinarians are seeing an increase in visits due to the vagaries of the holidays. “This holiday season is a joyous time for people, but can be dangerous for pets,” said Kitty Yanko, director of the Peoria Humane Society. Yanko said Christmas decorations …

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Dozens of furry friends find new families after “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Saturday afternoon, nearly 40 furry friends from Southwest Virginia shelters were welcomed into forever homes after the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” at the Berglund Center. Organizers say 18 of the animals adopted on Saturday, Dec. 11, were from the Angels of Assisi, …

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Forming Families Forever at “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – The biggest adoption event in the Roanoke Valley is just around the corner, so don’t miss your chance on Saturday afternoon to bring home a new best friend for the holiday season. year ! According to Angels of Assisi, the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday …

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Several Phoenix-area shelters are waiving or reducing vacation pet adoption fees

PHOENIX — Several animal shelters in the Phoenix metro area are offering free or discounted adoptions for a limited time as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope event. Both Arizona Humane Society locations — 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix and PetSmart at 4380 N. …

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Guest Column: Pet Adoption Event Highlights Importance of Protecting Animals

Protecting and advocating for animals in San Diego County and statewide is a cause that I have supported throughout my career. In fact, I have written more animal welfare and welfare laws than any other California lawmaker. Over the past few years, I have worked hard to strengthen laws against …

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Local Humane Society Now Selling 2022 Calendars | New

Need to know what day it will be in 2022? The Somerset-Pulaski County Humane Society has you covered. S-PCHS offers 2022 calendars that not only feature some of the most photogenic creatures ever to be saved, but the act of buying the calendars could help save more animals in need. …

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OSPCA and Humane Society launch annual holiday pet adoption campaign – Kingston

It’s that time of year again. The Ontario SPCA and The Humane Society have launched their annual Holiday Adoption Campaign. The provincial initiative, called “iAdopt For the Holidays”, runs until December 31st. “We want as many animals as possible to find homes during the holidays or before the end of …

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OSPCA Launches Holiday Pet Adoption Campaign

“When you give an animal a home, you’re not only changing that animal’s life, you’re also bringing joy and love into your life,” says an official PRESS RELEASEONTARIO SPCA*************************Give an animal in need the gift of a loving forever home this holiday season with the iAdopt for the Holidays campaign …

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Pet adoption fees were removed from KHS on Sunday

LIHU’E – All adoption fees will be waived at the Kaua’i Humane Society this Sunday, November 14, thanks to Subaru Hawai’i’s statewide “Love in Action” donation campaign. Walk-in visits are welcome, but KHS recommends that potential adopters save time by scheduling an appointment in advance at kauaihumane.org. “I would start …

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Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek temporarily reimburses adoption fees for senior pets from any shelter in the United States and Canada

One of several dogs on a recent Pilots To The Rescue flight licks their chops as they may smell something from Stella & Chewy’s, an Oak Creek-based natural pet food company that is reimbursing all November senior pet adoption costs up to $80,000. During the month of November, anyone can …

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Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek to Reimburse Elderly Pet Adoption Fees

In November, anyone can adopt a senior dog or cat for free. Oak Creek-based Stella & Chewy’s reimburses up to $ 80,000 in fees for all adoptions of dogs and cats five years of age or older at any shelter in the United States and Canada. Additionally, through a partnership …

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‘Love a Pet’ Adoption Event Finds New Homes for Over 70 Cats

HERMANTOWN, MN – Subaru’s annual ‘Love a Pet’ adoption event has returned to the Miller Hill Subaru after being canceled last year due to COVID. This year the event was split into two separate days, starting with Caturday, where only cats were offered for adoption on Saturdays. Sunday will be …

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Why pet store puppies shouldn’t be on your holiday gift lists

As the holidays approach, the Humane Society of the United States has launched a new advertising campaign to warn the public about the risks of buying puppies at pet stores. HSUS It’s a sad truth that the cute puppies frolicking in pet store windows so often come from the creepiest …

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Taking Paws: Credit Unions Join Forces for Pet Adoption Event in Parkersburg | News, Sports, Jobs

Community members were able to meet the dogs, interact with them, and even adopt or complete an application for one. Daisy, one of the dogs available for adoption, was able to return home with her new best friend Landyn Horner, 10. (Photo provided) One year old Ash, one of the …

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Pet Adoption in Lane County

Greenhill Humane Society Shorty is a one-year-old Basset Hound Labrador Retriever mix with soft black fur and a white striped belly. He is looking for an active family who will be committed to giving him regular exercise, positive reinforcement training, and lots of love. He loves to play and always …

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Titans QB Ryan Tannehill Steps Up Efforts To Encourage Local Pet Adoption

Okay, that was too adorable to ignore. This is definitely not the type of article we typically write on our Titans of Tennessee, but quarterback Ryan Tannehill and several other team members are very passionate about it! What kind of outlet would we be if we didn’t support such a …

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Florida bill could ban stores from selling dogs and cats in the state

(Photo credit: danny4213 / Getty Images) Recently filed legislation in the state capital of Florida, if passed, would ban the retail sale of dogs and cats statewide. Banning the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores is currently the top legislative priority of the Humane Society of the United …

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Hard Rock to Host Pet Adoption Event | Northwest Indiana Business Titles

Provided Time staff Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is hosting an Adopt-A-Thon animal in partnership with the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana and Gary Animal Control on Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the southeast corner of the Hard Rock parking lot. People can meet the …

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Local Geico Office Partners with Animal Adoption Agency to Host Adoption Event

By Hannah Caver, Editor TRUSSVILLE – Local Geico Owner Greg Armstrong is connecting with Rebecca’s Paws and Claws, Inc. Remlap (RPACI) to host an event at the Ferus Entertainment District on Saturday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., allowing a variety of pets the opportunity to a new …

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‘Fall In Love’ pet adoptions take place on Saturday

HOUSTON, TX (KIAH) The Houston Humane Society is waiving adoption fees for VIP dogs and cats this Saturday. It’s all part of the shelter’s “Fall in Love” adoption event to help pets staying over 30 days find forever homes. For one day only, the Houston Humane Society waives adoption fees. …

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How to open a pet store in India [2021 ]?

Setting up a pet store might be ideal for animal lovers with a creative and entrepreneurial orientation. A pet store can be a very profitable business, along with the fun and emotional gratification of dealing with a clientele of fur, beak and feathered animals. Starting a pet business is not …

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pet store owner pleads not guilty | Local news

The owner of a local pet store that was raided last week has pleaded not guilty to several animal cruelty charges. Timothy Charles Lorraine, 61, of Whitley City, was arraigned in Pulaski District Court on Friday – pleading not guilty to 19 counts of second degree animal cruelty. The charges …

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‘House of Horrors’ pet store contained 150 neglected animals, authorities say

Authorities are calling an exotic pet store a ‘house of horrors’ after finding more than 150 neglected animals. Southern Kentucky police seized the animals after a raid at Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics on Wednesday morning. Inside, authorities found dozens of lizards, snakes, hamsters, gerbils, fish, rabbits and turtles living in …

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Rescuers and police uncover 150 pet shop animals in desperate need of helpA human world

In the pet store, rescuers found animals, without access to food, gnawing at their wire fences. Meredith Lee / The HSUS On Wednesday morning, at a pet store next to a flea market in Burnside, Ky., Members of our rescue team encountered nightmarish conditions for dozens of animals. The details …

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UPDATE: Burnside pet store closed by authorities | Kentucky

Authorities were on site Wednesday at a pet store in Burnside to rescue more than 100 exotic animals after the owner was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty. Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics, located at US 27 South at the Tri County Flea Market, has been shut down following an …

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150 exotic animals rescued from Kentucky pet store

Dozens of animals were rescued from a pet store in Burnside, Kentucky on September 1, 2021. Meredith Lee/Humane Society Animals rescued include snakes, lizards, turtles, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and fish. “I was shocked to see animals living in these conditions,” Burnside Police Chief Mike Hill said. Animals will …

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Help KPRC 2 clean up the shelters with our annual pet adoption campaign!

HOUSTON – KPRC 2 is proud to once again join NBC and Telemundo’s Clear the Shelters initiative and to team up with Telemundo Houston and Houston-area animal shelters to host the seventh National Clear the Shelters National Pet Adoption Campaign from August 23 to September 19. Participating animal shelters in …

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Humane Society Hosts Music Festival After Successful Month Of Pet Adoption | Local news

THOMASVILLE – The Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society wraps up a successful month of pet adoption with its first Dog Days of Summer music festival. The event begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Hubs and Hops and will feature live music from Tallahassee band Garnet and Soul, local band The …

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Gotcha!: Humane Society of Utah Hosts Free Pet Adoption Event

Job : Jul 30, 2021 / 11:20 a.m. MDT / Update: Jul 30, 2021 / 11:20 a.m. MDT MURRAY, Utah (ABC4) — The Humane Society of Utah is hosting a free event for locals looking to bring home a fuzzy new family member this weekend. On Sunday, the Humane Society …

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Best Pet Adoption 2021 | San Antonio Humanitarian Society | Around the city

Winner: San Antonio Humane Society 4804 Fredericksburg Road (210) 226-7461 sahumane.org Adding a furry friend to the family is a big decision, and having expert help is invaluable. The main complex of the San Antonio Humane Society in Fredericksburg is airy, spacious, and has been designed with the welfare of …

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Humane Society waives pet adoption fees to clean shelters

Dogs watched the parade of visitors on National Clear the Shelters Day at the San Diego County Animal Shelter. Photo by Chris Stone From Tuesday to Saturday, the San Diego Humane Society is waiving adoption fees for all adult animals, an initiative meant to help create space in the shelter …

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Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper issues

Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper issues The organization said it was awaiting test results for a highly contagious and deadly disease known as distemper. FORT WORTH, Texas – The Humane Society of North Texas mega pet adoption event at the Will Rogers …

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Twin-Cities Pet Adoption Center Gets Additional Resources From Local Car Dealership

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – Staff at the Humane Society of Central Illinois were greeted with a donation of just over $ 3,000 Thursday afternoon from Subaru of Bloomington-Normal. “We partner with Subaru as a manufacturer, and through the dealership, through our employees and our customers. Vehicle purchases, and …

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Kyle Busch raises awareness about pet adoption as he continues Nascar story

Kyle Busch will sport a special Toyota Camry Pedigree Foundation at the Nashville Superspeedway. Joe gibbs racing Seven adorable dogs for adoption will be featured on Kyle Busch’s Toyota Camry this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway thanks to the Pedigree Foundation. Busch, the all-time winning leader in the Nascar Xfinity Series, …

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‘Our Shelter Is Breaking Up’: North Myrtle Beach Businesses Sponsor Pet Adoption Fees

Posted: June 18, 2021 / 7:21 AM EDT / Update: June 20, 2021 / 9:10 AM EDT NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina – The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach is partnering with shelters across South Carolina by participating in the statewide adoption event called Pick Me SC. Adoption fees …

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Update on Maui Pet Adoption Story That Won $ 50,000 for the Maui Humane Society

Rory, daughter Holly, 11, and foster dog Kaia. PC: Petco Love / Maui Humane Society. Each year, the Petco Love Stories Grants Campaign, in partnership with Skechers BOBS, invites adopters to share how their pets have changed their lives to give the organizations they adopted the chance to raise funds …

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NCFL Sees the Opposite of the Trend of Rising Pet Returns

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The Humane Society of North Central Florida is teaming up with Hailes Angels Pet Rescue and Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue for their biggest free …

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Pet Adoption in Eugene, Springfield, Lane County: Finding a Home

Greenhill Humane Society Dezzy is a happy and sweet 4 year old girl looking for a family that will give her lots of love and adventures. Dezzy is a party animal who will need daily exercises, training and mental stimulation. He is a pitbull mix that weighs between 65 and …

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Baltimore Humane Society encourages adoption of local pets

Baltimore Humane Society encourages adoption of local pets Updated: 8:32 a.m. EDT May 17, 2021 Hide transcription Show transcript FRIDAY AND NEXT WEEKEND. JENNIFER: IT’S TIME TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO A PET LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME. JOINING US, KATE PIKA WITH THE BALTIMORE HUMANE SOCIETY. THANKS FOR JOIN US. …

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As Animal Shelters See Rise in Returns, Arizona Pet Shop Helps People Become Responsible Owners

Arizona Pet Shop Helps People Be Responsible Owners An Arizona pet store is doing what it can to prevent pandemic pet returns. Reporting by FOX 10’s Ty Brennan. TEMPE, Arizona. – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people wanted the company of a pet, but now that restrictions …

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Soon to open Derby pet shop angering animal rights activists

DERBY – A pet store due to open on Sunday is grumbling dog rights activists. A to Z Pets, a pet store in Orange, will be opening another Derby location on Pershing Drive this weekend. But animal rights activists plan to be at the store from noon that day to …

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Senior Residents of Morningside to Host Pet Adoption Party | News Free

Seniors will team up with local shelters to help find “forever” homes for shelter animals at an adoption event in Branson. Morningside of Branson Meadows will be hosting a Pet Adoption Day with animals from the Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society and Taney County Animal Control. The pet adoption …

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Waco Area News: Upcoming Pet Adoption Event | Local news

Saturday animal adoption event Texell Credit Union is organizing a pet adoption event, in coordination with the Humane Society of Central Texas, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the Texell branch at 1221 Hewitt Drive, Suite A, next to Bush’s Chicken. The Humane Society will …

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Banfield Pet Hospital and Banfield Foundation enabled preventative care for millions of pets in 2020

VANCOUVER, Washington., February 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Pet Hospital® – the leading national provider of preventive veterinary medicine and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family – as well as its charitable arm, the Banfield Foundation®, published today 2020 impact reports detailing how they served millions of …

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Humane Society of Pinellas Opens $4 Million Pet Adoption Center

CLEARWATER — As the bulldozer blade slammed into the first corner of the dilapidated Humane Society of Pinellas facility on Friday, CEO Jeff Voelpel pondered what was to come. The nonprofit is now beginning construction on a $4 million state-of-the-art animal adoption center, which will more than double the group’s …

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Pet shop owner convicted of animal cruelty convicted of violation

YPSILANTI TWP., MI – A pet shop owner in Ypsilanti Township accused of improperly caring for animals in his store, selling sick and dying animals, has been sentenced to probation. Stuart William Collins, owner and operator of Pet City Pets, was sentenced on Nov. 12 to nine months probation after …

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New discounted pet adoption event helps Houstonians empty shelters

Texans who want to welcome a new furry friend into their home can show their hospitality and big hearts by being part of this weekend. Empty the shelters an event. As part of a national program, sponsored by the Bissell Pet Foundation, from July 10-12, the organization is working with …

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Kentucky Humane Society Announces Pet Adoption Changes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Kentucky Humane Society will no longer have adoption facilities at Feeders Supply locations in the Louisville area. The organization will now centralize its adoptions at three key sites. You can adopt cats and dogs from KHS East Campus at 1000 Lyndon Lane, their Sam Swope …

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Tuesday Giving Pet Adoption and Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe Fundraising Day | South of Lake Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe is hosting a special puppy adoption day on May 5 to coincide with the annual Giving Tuesday fundraiser. “Little Rays of Sunshine” brings two litters with a total of 11 puppies, as well as one of the moms, to the public …

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Pet adoption, fostering resources during the coronavirus crisis

Many organizations support foster families and adoptions. Among them: Petfinder.com: A good starting point in the process, with answers to common questions and lists of shelters based on your location. LA Animal Services (City of Los Angeles): Currently needs assistance with medium and large adult dogs and cats. Visit the …

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Coronavirus Boosts Increase in Pet Adoption and Adoption

Emily Bates needed some kind of balm for her growing sense of dread. His solution: adopt a terrier mix named Frankie. Heidi Torres needed a coronavirus distraction for her three children – bored, worried and home from school. His answer: welcome Benny, a mix of spaniels who had just been …

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Coronavirus orders lead to overcrowded shelters and a pet adoption deal

through: Whitney BurneyChrista Ferguson Job : March 19, 2020 / 1:40 p.m. EDT / Update: March 19, 2020 / 7:28 p.m. EDT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — As the Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention says there’s no evidence that cats and dogs can spread the coronavirus, the impact of …

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Puppies in pet stores could have a problematic past

SALT LAKE CITY – Adorable fluff balls of various shapes and sizes run around in tiny pens, in a pastel-colored room with a fun vibe. The little beings let out barking and barking sounds, as they jump with the energy of a puppy. Some would envy Victoria Burgoyne, who played …

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Pet Shop Owners Bark Against ‘Puppy Mill’ Enemies | Local News

ALBANY – Pet store representatives are harassing lawmakers calling for a ban on the sale of dogs and felines in stores, arguing the proposal would deprive consumers of choice while stimulating unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, …

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Loveland’s Town and Country pet store to close after 45 years – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The owners of Loveland’s Town and Country Pet Center, which has been the target of protests against puppy mills in recent years, announced on Friday that they were retiring after 45 years in the business. Mark Aine, who owns the store at 130 S. Cleveland Ave. with his wife, Sharon, …

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Warwick pet store takes on a new way of doing business

WARWICK – The Humane Society of the United States has officially designated a pet store in Warwick as a “Puppy Friendly” to recognize its commitment to only offering cats and dogs from approved shelters and shelters. Representatives of the Humane Society, joined by several cats and a handful of dogs, …

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New York legislature ends session without resolution on pet sale bill

That pooch in the window isn’t going anywhere – yet. Manhattan pet store owners in Schenectady breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after the New York state legislature ended its session without voting on a bill that would have prevented them from selling dogs and cats in because of …

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To encourage adoption, Sandy Springs plans to ban pet store sales

If approved, Sandy Springs would be the sixth city in Georgia to pass a law like this, a group that includes Canton and Holly Springs. “What this does is discourage puppy mills”, Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood told Channel 2 Action News. According to data from the Humane Society of the …

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Sandy Springs to ban the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores

Sandy Springs pet stores would not be allowed to sell dogs and cats from breeding facilities, and would only be allowed to accept pet adoptions from rescue organizations, under a new municipal law in preparation. No pet stores in the city currently sell such animals anyway, officials said at a …

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