Animal Services

Second Chance Animal Services Fitchburg Vaccination Clinic A Success

FITCHBURG – Second Chance Animal Services came to Fitchburg recently to offer a low cost vaccine and microchip clinic to help Fitchburg pet owners take care of their pets. Thanks to the new online pre-registration process developed by Second Chance during the pandemic, local pet owners were able to register their pets in advance, eliminating long lines at previous clinics. ...

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Man charged with animal cruelty after machete attack on dog in Volusia County – NBC 6 South Florida

A Florida man faces animal cruelty and other charges after investigators said he attacked and seriously injured a dog with a machete. An affidavit from a Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputy says Richard Nelson, 46, injured the dog in a confrontation earlier this month outside a New Smyrna Beach home. Nelson is also accused of falsely telling MPs that he acted ...

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Fayette County man charged with 19 counts of animal cruelty

OAK HILL, Va. (WSAZ) – A man faces animal cruelty charges after the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department found several dogs on the man’s property that were not being taken care of. The 19 dogs are safe after Animal Control takes them and brings them to the New River Humane Society. MPs have charged the owner of the dogs, Randolph Blevins, ...

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Apple Valley Animal Shelter sees increase in canine distemper cases amid SoCal outbreak

As vets and wildlife experts warn of an outbreak of distemper in dogs and raccoons in southern California, the city of Apple Valley Animal Services Department has already started to see an increase the number of sick dogs. Apple Valley Animal Shelter staff are encouraging High Desert residents to check the vaccination status of their pets and get them vaccinated, ...

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