# Animal shelter
Augusta County: More Questions Over Illegal Pet Penalties and the Killing of Dogs for Non-Payment
Hard questions left unanswered about illegal pet penalties in Augusta County at Wednesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.Photo byBreaking Through News. In an Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday evening, the shocking issue of the imposition of a “civil penalty” on pet owners without legal authorization resurfaced, sparking heated debate and raising concerns about the legitimacy of past county actions. Supervisor Scott Seaton led the questioning, grilling County Administrator Timothy Fitzgerald about the controversial practice during the meeting's Board discussion segment.
Kansas City cats of the week for 5-22-23
Are you ready for more adorable cats to warm up your life? All of these cats are available to adopt from a local shelter here in Kansas City. Please contact them if you would like to learn more about any felines featured here--there are links after each cat.
Augusta County's Illegal Fee Costs Dog's Life: Ransom or Fine? Supervisor Questions Whether County Broke the Law
Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center, which serves the Augusta County area, is plagued with scandals of ransom and euthanization.Photo byBreaking Through News. AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. — During a recent work session of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors held Monday afternoon, Supervisor Scott Seaton disclosed a deeply troubling issue — the County has been illicitly demanding a fee from pet owners before returning their animals from animal control or the shelter. This fee, compared to a ransom by Seaton, has been charged when an animal was held by animal control, despite the county lacking legal authority to impose such charges.
Pets available for adoption in the Richmond area
An animal shelteris a place where stray, lost, abandoned, or surrendered animals are kept until they are adopted and given a permanent place to stay. Most of the animals housed at shelters are cats and dogs.
Animal Shelter Discovers 2 Puppies Abandoned Outside with a Heartrending Note.
Upon arriving at the Forsyth County Animal Shelter on Wednesday, the staff was met with an uncommon sight. Two dogs, each in their own kennel, were discovered outside the facility alongside a handwritten note.
Sugar Land Animal Shelter Closes Temporarily Due to Contagious Dog Disease: City Council Approves with Fort Bend County
The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is a safe haven for homeless and abandoned animals in Texas. It provides shelter, medical care, and love to pets until they find their forever homes. However, in the wake of an outbreak of distemper in one of its dogs, the shelter has been forced to temporarily shut down. The closure aims to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease, treat affected animals, and monitor the overall health of the shelter's dog population.
Free Animal Adoptions for Three Days at Humane Pennsylvania in Berks and Lancaster, PA Counties
A local business is sponsoring three days of free animal adoptions. Are you or someone you know ready to add a furry friend to your family? You are in luck, because Humane Pennsylvania in Berks and Lancaster Counties is giving free adoptions to anyone who comes in to one of the shelters and is willing to adopt a dog, a cat, or another little critter between Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd.
Support a Worthy Cause And Find Your New Living Lucky Charm at St. Pawtrick’s Day!
If you enjoy this article, be sure to click "follow" to be one of the first to know when I publish. St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, but the celebrating doesn't need to stop after only a single day of merriment. In fact, the day after offers a chance to not only continue the fun but also find the piece of your life you never knew you were missing. So don't miss the opportunity to dress in green once more and meet the four-legged friend who will become your living lucky charm at the St. Pawtrick's Day Open House.
Having a Pet in Your Dating Profile Increases your Chances of Match
Some shelters are writing pet profiles to find homes. Come on. I know I’m not the only one who thinks about what their pet’s dating profile would say. If my dog Cooper had a dating profile it would read—
Meet Baxter: The Fun-Loving Young Coonhound Looking For Love!
If you enjoy this article, be sure to click "follow" to be one of the first to know when I publish. (MASSACHUSETTS) An adorable pooch on the South Shore is looking for love! The Scituate Animal Shelter, which is currently taking care of the sweet young pup named Baxter, describes him in a recent post, stating:
Buy a Book, and Bring Hope to Fur-Babies in Need!
If you enjoy this article, be sure to click "follow" to be one of the first to know when I publish. Calling all animal lovers and avid readers! An opportunity to satiate both of your great passions in life is here for the weekend! The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts invites you to their three-day book sale. And before you ask, YES, 100% of the proceeds will go to animals in need!
Fostering a Canine: A Rewarding Experience for You and Your Four-Legged Friend
Fostering a canine can be a deeply rewarding experience for both you and the dog. As a foster parent, you provide a temporary home to a dog in need, giving them the care and attention they require while they wait for their forever home. In this article, we'll explore the benefits of canine fostering, the steps involved in becoming a foster parent, and how you can make a difference in the life of a dog.
8-year-old requested donations for animal shelter instead of gifts for his birthday
What a refreshing and amazing child and a heart-warming story to take us into spring. According to this story, an 8-year-old requested that instead of getting birthday presents, donations be made to the Little Elm area animal shelter. How great is this? What a forward-thinking and selfless act.
Is Dog Really Man's Best Friend? My dog ratted me out
I’m beginning to doubt the man’s best friend theory. Here’s what led up to my concern. This morning I applied the Henna solution that keeps my hair red. If you’ve never used this, just imagine slopping a bucket of baby food spinach on your hair. Cooper, the suspect, is sound asleep in front of his favorite heat duct. As usual, I place the clear plastic cap on my head, yell to Alexa to set a 20-minute timer, and warn hubby I need him to stay close in case someone answers the door. It’s our routine. We all know our parts.
Abandoned Dog Left in the Cold During Severe Winter Storm in Utah
Millions of Americans were impacted by a severe winter storm earlier this week, and unfortunately, an abandoned dog in Utah was not spared from its effects. The storm brought snow, ice, and cold temperatures to many parts of the U.S., and when it hit Utah on Wednesday, it caused chaos. Snow fell at an alarming rate of 1 inch per hour, and the strong winds created snow drifts as high as 6 feet.
6 Wonderful Ways To Give Back To Your Local Animal Shelter
Animal shelters are in need of assistance to keep their animals safe and sheltered. The high cost of keeping pets safe combined with the pet overpopulation problem means that shelters are often filled to capacity with adoptable animals. There are many ways that you can help your local animal shelter.
Clyde the Donkey Is the Esteemed Mayor of This Colorado Town
Every two years, the town of Divide, Colorado, elects a new mayor in a hotly contested race. A background in politics is not required, but being a fun-loving, attention-seeking animal with a solid fanbase is helpful.
Furry Feline 'Lady Gaga' is Looking For Her Forever Home!
This furry feline is looking for their forever home!Photo by(Scituate Animal Shelter / Facebook) (MASSACHUSETTS) Calling all cat lovers and little monsters! A local animal shelter has revealed that a frisky feline named after a famous pop star is looking for its forever home! "Don't let that poker face fool you, Lady Gaga is meant to be a star. This quiet, sweet girl is looking for a home that lets her come out of her shell and show her true diva self."