Happy news about animals

February, 2011

Feb 20, 2011 (Times Record – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — He’s only been a Fort Smith firefighter for one week, yet he’s already booted veteran firemen out of one fire station’s recliners. Mudd, an 8-week-old Dalmatian puppy, is the newest “member” of Fire Station No. 4 on Towson Avenue, and the tiny, tail-wagging […]

The central Ohio organization, Ohio House Rabbit Rescue (OHRR), would like to open and run a house rabbit rescue and adoption facility. The Pepsi Company is currently sponsoring an online grant program where the grant winners are determined by online voting. OHRR has submitted a grant application in the neighborhood category for $250,000. Our grant […]

Photo by XENA: original and more beautiful pictures can be seen here

Original and more photos here

By DOUG DAVISON, Houston Herald Last August, The Animal Shelter of Texas County (TASTC) began its “Healing Paws” program in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) South-Central Corrections Center in Licking (SCCC). Some of the results have been noteworthy, while others are downright remarkable. Healing Paws is TASTC’s offshoot of the “Puppies for […]

By Meghan Kalkstein PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Humane Society seized more than 30 animals Wednesday that were living in deplorable conditions at a breeding facility in Canby. Among the 35 dogs, a duck with a deformed leg was also rescued. Several of the dogs are pregnant, most are malnourished and many are fighting a […]

By Suzanne Stone Our successes in the Wood River Valley and the use of non-lethal deterrents elsewhere have helped reduce wolf depredation and thus the need for compensation payments to ranchers who lose livestock to wolves. This is why we were pleased to announce the sunsetting of Defenders of Wildlife’s long-running compensation program last year. […]

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