Posts Tagged “rescue”

INFREQUENT MICROCHIP SCANNING IS KILLING CATS

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INFREQUENT MICROCHIP SCANNING IS KILLING CATS

  BETHESDA, Md., USA – June 1, 2017 – A new Alley Cat Allies campaign is raising awareness that too many companion cats and feral, or community cats are still not being scanned for microchips, resulting in many of them being killed without any benefit from the life-saving information available from microchips. “More cats are…

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Alley Cat Allies works to save kittens from being killed IN SHELTERS WITH INNOVATIVE ‘Wait Until 8’ PROGRAM

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Alley Cat Allies works to save kittens from being killed IN SHELTERS WITH INNOVATIVE ‘Wait Until 8’ PROGRAM

BETHESDA, Md.– April 27, 2017 – Through the innovative Wait Until 8 program, Alley Cat Allies is helping shelters and communities work together to save orphaned kittens from being killed. The program empowers people to become at-home kitten caregivers for neonatal kittens until they reach eight weeks of age and are available for adoption. “Every year, well-meaning people find…

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Tears of Joy: 18 Year Old Dog Adopted by Biker After Former Owner Dies

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Tears of Joy: 18 Year Old Dog Adopted by Biker After Former Owner Dies

  Julep lived a long and happy life where she was loved and adored for 18 years until her life long guardian passed away. The family was unable to care for the dog and she ended up at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington D.C.   Finding a home for any senior dog is difficult…

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Louisiana Humane Society Says National Humane Groups Came and Left Giving No Help to Locals

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Louisiana Humane Society Says National Humane Groups Came and Left Giving No Help to Locals

In an upcoming interview on Pet Radio,  Louisiana Humane Society Executive Director Jeff Dorson tells us first hand of the pet rescue efforts in Louisiana and how they have had to change their whole disaster rescue infrastructure. He also very openly claims four leading national humane groups came to the state to use the disaster…

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Surviving Natural Disaster Events: Tips From Humane Society of Louisiana

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Surviving Natural Disaster Events: Tips From Humane Society of Louisiana

By Humane Society of Louisiana Hurricane Katrina taught us the hard way that the safety of our animals must be made a priority in the event of a disaster. We know we must make preparations now-before the storm- in order to avoid chaos and confusion later. The following guidelines are designed to help you make…

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Pets to the Heart Hero: Andy Mathis

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Pets to the Heart Hero: Andy Mathis

  Andy Mathis, a veterinarian at Granite Hills Animal Care, in Elberton, Ga., has been treating Graycie for the past two weeks. The small dog came into his care after a woman found the animal in “bad shape, on a dirt road out in the country,” Mathis said in a Feb. 13 Facebook post. The dog,…

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