owner of Geronimo says she has global support in alpaca reprieve fight | Animal wellbeing

The owner of Geronimo the Alpaca praised the support she has received from around the world as she continues the fight to prevent her animal from being slaughtered by the government. Helen Macdonald said she had received messages of support from New Zealand, Malaysia and across Europe. Supporters are camping at his farm near Wickwar in south Gloucestershire in case ...

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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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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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School board approves local $ 4.7 million US bailout fund (ARP) spending plan – The Morgan Messenger

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board voted to approve the school district’s U.S. Rescue Plan (ARP) funding plan at its August 3 meeting. ARP funding totals $ 4,744,748 and includes funds for academic interventions, student programs, technology, mental health services, additional staff and equipment to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Morgan County Schools Superintendent Kristen Tuttle ...

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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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Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service low carbon vehicles

The Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service has announced it will introduce electric and low-carbon vehicles to its fleet to help reduce its carbon footprint while continuing to provide essential services to Cornwall residents. The first four new electric vehicles have been put into service and assigned to fire safety officers. The service, like the rest of Cornwall Council, is committed ...

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Fairmont man dies in single vehicle crash

06 Aug 2021 Rita Watson had chosen not to be vaccinated against COVID-19. She was worried about what was in the shots and if they were safe. But when her 41-year-old daughter contracted the virus and fell seriously ill, Watson reconsidered. She and her four sons went to the Robeson County Health Department on Thursday for the shot. “I decided, ...

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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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