Animal Information Picture
Richmond Animal Control finds stray pig, now seeks owners (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Named "Marigold" by city animal shelter staff, the black pig is in good condition and has been well cared for, said Jody Jones, operations manager for the city's animal Care and Control department.
Reward For Info On Puppy Stabbing Increases To $15,000 (KRXI-TV Reno)
SAN FRANCISCO -- A reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who stabbed a three-legged, 7-month-old puppy in San Francisco earlier this summer has increased to $15,000, animal Care and Control officials said.
Stanley animal park could be nixed (Leader-Telegram)
Deer and elk exhibits in Chapman Park in Stanley could close next year if a proposal by a council member moves forward. Alderman Carl Edwardson suggested the council explore the possibility of eliminating the animal park, which generally has about six deer and six elk.
Media Invited: Best Friends Animal Society Introduces Horse with Prosthetic Leg (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
A rare medical procedure gives Riley a new life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, home of the second chances Sadly,for most horses losing the use of a leg is an automatic death sentence. Too many times in recent months the news has reported on race horses put down because a leg broke. But Best Friends believes in everyday miracles.
Animal shelters prepare for Gustov; assistance still needed in Covington (St. Tammany News)
While some area animal shelters are reviewing plans to get their furry residents to safety in the event that Hurricane Gustav heads our way, the St. Tammany Humane Society is reaching out for assistance.
Millstone creating animal emergency action plan (Examiner)
Millstone Township's Agricultural Advisory Council will be holding an open public meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The council will be working with the Millstone Township Office of Emergency Management and is looking for public comment regarding the preparation of a large farm animal emergency action plan.
City opens new animal shelter (The Globe Gazette)
MASON CITY ? It?s not real fancy. But the city?s new animal shelter is a nice temporary home: solid, warm and dry.
Neenan Co. helps animal shelter with donations (Greeley Tribune)
The Neenan Co. of Fort Collins recently delivered five pick-up truck loads of pet supplies and $2,000 to K-9 Bed and Biscuit, Weld County's only 'no-kill' animal shelter.
Animal control officer blames AC for dog deaths (w/video) (Houston Chronicle)
Animal control officer Beverly Tucker said city officials have turned her into a scapegoat after a lack of air conditioning in her shelter truck caused the deaths of several dogs.
Information for safeguarding pets during hurricanes (WECT 6 Wilmington)
With Hurricane Hanna potentially heading toward North Carolina, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of animal companions.