# Animal rescue
Love Owls? Meet Some This Saturday at Urban Wildlife Festival in Highbridge Park
For the first time since 2019, New York City's Urban Park Rangers will be hosting their annual Urban Wildlife Festival at Highbridge Park on Saturday, May 14. If this year's festival is anything like the previous one, you can expect to find a variety of creatures at the park this weekend, including owls of all sizes.
Dozens of Golden Retrievers and Corgis are being rescued from slaughter in China by a rescue group
"It is heartbreaking that this breeder was going to just discard their entire inventory of dogs to be slaughtered. We had to do something. Doing nothing was not an option,” Jill Stewart, the president and founder of China Rescue Dogs, stated to People.
A Polk County Animal Shelter Is Desperately Searching for Foster Homes for Pit Bulls – It’s Running Out of Space!
A Polk County animal shelter - the Polk County Bully Project - is appealing for foster homes to take on some of their stock of pit bulls and related breeds, after reaching breaking point, it was reported on May 9.
Trail Running Adventures group save baby bobcat in Auburn
Their motto is: “Leave no one behind” — humans or animals. Saving a baby bobcat in Auburn, CAPhoto by Christine Sirsi Vincent. Last weekend on April 30th, the “Trail Running Adventures” group had more adventure than their usual spotting of golden, blue, white, and violet hues of the wildflowers, or crossing and splashing in the creeks, according to Hassan Aboukhadijeh and David Lateano, the organizers of weekly runs.
Bridgeport Fire on Broad Street Sends One Resident to the Hospital
BRIDGEPORT, CT - At 5:30pm on April 27, 2022, the Bridgeport Fire Department was dispatched to 256 Broad St. for a reported structure fire. First companies on scene found fire on the rear porch that had extended into the 1st floor of a 3 story brownstone. One resident was found inside taking in smoke while searching for her cat. Firefighters quickly removed her and she was transported to the hospital. Seconds later they found her cat and placed it safely in the cab of Ladder 5 until it could be secured by animal control until it’s owner gets discharged from the hospital. Members searched the rest of the building and found that everybody had safely left the building before arrival of the FD. Cause of the fire in under investigation of the Fire Marshal.
65 Dogs Rescued From an “Overwhelmed” Owner in Georgia – Many Will Require Medical Treatment Before New Homes Are Found
On April 23 a combined team of animal rescue workers were called-upon to rescue a total of 65 dogs from an "overwhelmed" pet owner in mid-Georgia. The team, made up of Atlanta Humane Society, along with ASPCA and Hancock Animal Friends attended the address to rescue animals ranging from puppies through to dogs over 10 years old. It was found that many will require medical treatment and behavioral training before new homes can be found for them.
Beagles bred for research being rescued and placed in permanent homes
"While certainly a monumental task, this is not something I had to think about for more than a second before agreeing. It is truly an honor to be able to give these dogs the lives they deserve." — Homeward Trails Animal Rescue's executive director, Sue Bell, said in a statement according to People.
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
SWCC rescues and rehabilitates wildlife that has been injured, displaced, and orphaned.
Cat rescued from a house fire in Marietta by Firefighters with Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services
Cat saved from house fire in Marietta by Cobb County Firefighters(Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services) Within three minutes of being dispatched, Cobb firefighters were on scene of a working house fire in Marietta where they were met with smoke and flames showing from a window.