Animal Services

How to celebrate popular dog names in Louisville

If you have a Charlie, a Bella, or a Bailey nestled in your lap or asleep at your feet, you certainly have a lucky dog. National Dog Day is August 26. and in honor of all pet parents and their furry babies, we’ve got your list of the top 10 dog names and breeds for 2021 and ways to celebrate ...

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Round of high winds create critical wildfire conditions

PLACERVILLE, Calif. – Crews were digging in and burning out fire lines amid another round of high winds that contributed to the fury of a Northern California wildfire. “We have a firefight ahead of us and the wind today is going to make it very challenging,” said Keith Wade, a spokesman with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, ...

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Miracle Murray survives break-in with vehicle

by: Amy Wade-Carotenuto Executive Director, Flagler Humane Society Last week, a call came in regarding a dog that had been hit by a car in the western part of Flagler County. Our animal services division was already pulled in several directions, so I put my office work aside and answered the call. Upon arriving at the appellant’s home, I saw ...

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Shelters see number of returned pets increase | Granite City News

They call them “pandemic puppies,” pets adopted during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic that are now being returned to animal shelters in Illinois. It is estimated that 23 million people across the country adopted pets in 2020. Jane Kahman, director of the Humane Society of Central Illinois, said county-run shelters across the region were seeing an increase in the ...

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Dog attacks four after giving birth in California

Riverside County Animal Services A dog attacked four people inside an RV in southern California on Friday after giving birth, authorities said. The dog, described by animal control officers as a pit bull, bit his owner, then two more people inside the camper van at an illegal campsite on the Santa Ana River, Riverside County officials said in a statement. ...

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Wolf hybrids aside, new OCAS chief has big plans | Community

By most accounts, the wolf / German Shepherd hybrids in the wild should have happened in 2020. Dr Sandra Strong, who took over as CEO of Orange County Animal Services after Bob Marotto retired, said the situation, for several weeks, capturing the imaginations of the locals is quite common in terms of the types of hardships the refuge faces. “It’s ...

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Project Lifeline Animal Highlights Urgent Need For Dog Home Homes In Metro Atlanta – CBS Atlanta

Chandler Whatley picks up his foster dog, Xena, from Fulton County Animal Services. (photo: Valence Jones) ATLANTA, Ga (CW69 News at 10) – Metro Atlanta animal shelters are operating at full capacity and Lifeline Animal Project is asking for help in meeting an urgent need for dog foster homes. Chandler Whatley loves dogs and decided to welcome one named Xena ...

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Indianapolis animal shelter waives adoption fees

Have you thought about adding a four legged friend to your family? There is no other moment than the present. Indianapolis Animal Care Services makes all adoptions free as they are out of space in their shelter on the south side, located at 2600 S. Harding St. “We’re almost out of space,” spokeswoman Brandi Pahl said. “We have too many ...

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What if you find a skunk in your yard?

The Humane Society’s Project Wildlife offers some advice to the public. SAN DIEGO – What to do if you find an injured wild animal? Should you help him or leave him? In this Zevely area, I visited the Humane Society’s Badhe Wildlife Center to get some answers. Project Wildlife is a program of the San Diego Humane Society. The program ...

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