Animal Rescue

Dog hit, killed by school bus in Cape Coral, Florida

As Lori Berroa and her children watched in horror, a Lee County school bus ran over a dog, killing it on Monday. “It was completely preventable,” she said. Berroa, owner of Parker’s Rainbow Bridge, an animal shelter based in Cape Coral, accuses the Cape Coral police officer on leave of giving the driver the order to move. “I’m leading a ...

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Animal Rescue Celebrates 100 Dogs Graduating From Lawton Prison Training Program

LAWTON, Oklahoma (KSWO) – Rainbow Bridge Can Wait rescue and adoption celebrated a milestone on Saturday – 100 dogs graduated from a program that allows inmates at the Lawton Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility to train dogs. The program that allows inmates to train shelter animals in Lawton makes it easier to place these dogs in new loving homes, according to ...

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Animal pandemic: shelters are filling up again

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – A little over a year ago, we packed our desks and made desks to our dining tables to work from home. There were a few pluses to the predicament – more time for our furry friends and more adoptions than ever before. Now that the humans are returning to the office, the shelters are back to ...

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Oregon Humane Society Welcomes 45 Oklahoma Dogs and Puppies

The Oregon Humane Society welcomed dozens of dogs from Oklahoma on Saturday. Oklahoma nonprofit Fetch Fido, which was started by a former Oregon resident, transported 45 dogs and puppies to Portland as part of the Oregon Humane Society’s Second Chance program, depending on the refuge. Volunteers and staff transported the dogs from Portland International Airport to the shelter. Their arrival ...

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Save me: this well-dressed cat is also a world traveler

FAIRFAX STATION, VA – Cartsea is a 3.5 year old shorthair domestic tuxedo cat who searches for his forever home with the help of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. Here’s what HTAR has to say about it well traveled feline: “Cartsea is a cat with a big personality. He is originally from Thailand but settled in the United States. He loves ...

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Michigan Pet Alliance Launches 2021 Grants and Awards Program

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan., August 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Michigan Pet Alliance (MPA) Announces 2021 Grants and Awards Program for Animal Shelters and Rescue Organizations in Michigan. This year’s theme is Lessons from COVID-19. Two prizes of $ 1,500 each is available for Michigan animal shelters and rescue organizations demonstrating positive changes to operations in the wake of the ...

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Rosie, the best bitch I have ever known, has passed away

My phone rang last Thursday, and as soon as I heard my friend Gail Churchill’s voice, I knew something was wrong. “What is it? I asked. “I had to let Rosie go this morning,” she said, choking the words through tears. Rosie was her golden retriever who was only two weeks away from her 14th birthday, which is a pretty ...

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Pa. Animal rescue saves lives of HIV-positive dogs

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa. (WPVI) – “Of all the dogs I’ve had, I’ve never seen a sweeter, sweeter girl,” Andrea Deutsch said of her new furry friend, Ladybird. Although Ladybird looks like a typical dog, the two-year-old puppy has been diagnosed with heartworm disease. “Apparently she was in a hoarding situation in Virginia, and now she’s come here to Main Line ...

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