Boone County promotes from within, selects Bray as new Director of Animal Care and Control
User-generated content (press release)
Bray has served the Boone County Animal Shelter in a number of capacities including Kennel Technician, Animal Control Officer and the Animal Control Sergeant, a senior leadership position within the department. Director Bray is a National Animal Care ...
San Antonio judge rules that owner can't take back 2 dozen dogs
10, ACS officers requested a warrant after being unable to verify the living conditions at the home and out of concern for the dogs' welfare, including the possibility that it was a puppy mill operation. They served it later that day and seized the ...
About 60 citations issued to pet owners during cold snap
The Garden City Telegram
Understanding animal psychology leads to better animal care
The Garden City Telegram
Our understanding of animals has come a long way over the past few decades. Every time we take closer consideration of how the mind of an animal works, our predispositions are thrown out the window. Much of our knowledge about the animal mind is new ...
Here's What Will Happen If The Government Shuts Down
Zoo animal care would not be affected, the Post reported. Within the Department of Agriculture, thousands of food inspection workers would be furloughed, including positions related to public health science and international programs that ensure that ...
Meet the adorable baby hippo born at Disney's Animal Kingdom
The baby calf, who has not yet been named, has been given time to bond and nurse with Tuma, according to Disney's animal care specialists, so the "gender and weight may not be known for some time." A newborn calf typically weighs between 60 and 110 ...
Disney's Animal Kingdom celebrating the birth of a baby hippo
Beagle With Broken Leg Highlights Greater Need For Emergency Animal Care
A female beagle with an open bloody fracture arrived at the Palm Valley Animal Center. Officials at the center had hoped for a fast recovery. Rebeca Villanueva, Palm Valley Animal Center said, “This pup with a broken leg, this beagle, the reality is ...
How to Communicate Effectively with Legislators
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
Members' individual websites also provide information on where they stand on the issues. The Compassion Index includes links to these sites. For information on state bills, you can visit the main page of a specific state legislature. Bills are ...
Fish Are Getting Their Animal Rights Moment
Can consumers be persuaded to care? When animal-welfare advocacy group Mercy for Animals researched consumer attitudes in the U.S., they learned that people are concerned about slaughter, about the crowding of fish into tanks, and about poor water ...
Paradise Valley Independent
Local animal shelters receive disaster relief funding
Santa Maria Sun
The Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Bissell Pet Foundation to help support the care of animals impacted by the county's recent wildfires and mudslides. Shelters in Santa Barbara County take in thousands of ...
Pet Foundation grant saves hundreds of Maricopa County pets