Officials clarify proposed dog ordinance rules | Local News

Officials clarify proposed dog ordinance rules |  Local News

Of the many subjects that came up in Tuesday’s Pulaski County Fiscal Court meeting, there was one which was not brought before the magistrates – the new dog control ordinance. While it received its first reading at the previous meeting, the ordinance was not yet brought up for a second reading. The new ordinance, which … Read more

For the Love of Cats Receives Second Highest Winn-Dixie Donation | Clubs And Organizations

For the Love of Cats Receives Second Highest Winn-Dixie Donation |  Clubs And Organizations

Heather and her kitten friends at the May Winn-Dixie event. For the Love of Cats was named the second-highest fundraiser participating in Winn-Dixie’s nationwide Community Bag Program for the month of May, raising $151 dollars. In honor of May as National Pet Month, Winn-Dixie’s Community Bag Program highlighted animal welfare organizations across the country to … Read more

State’s ban on public contact with bears and big cats goes into effect this week | News

State’s ban on public contact with bears and big cats goes into effect this week |  News

Indiana’s law prohibiting direct public contact with big cats and bears goes into effect on July 1. Implementation of this law brings much needed protection for some of the animals who have been subjected to public handling and forced to live in abysmal facilities in the state. Operators of roadside zoos pull young animals away … Read more

Don’t let your dog die in the heat | Blogs

Don’t let your dog die in the heat |  Blogs

The four dogs in Florida who died in a hot car while their owner was having lunch. The Ontario pup whose death was the second that his dog walker was responsible for. The one in Texas who succumbed to heatstroke after being left chained in 102-degree heat. With summer barely underway, PETA has already been … Read more

Understanding how therapy dogs can help | Bakersfield Life

Understanding how therapy dogs can help |  Bakersfield Life

The effects of the last two years on our mental health are undeniable. Data from the American Psychological Association indicates that almost 8 in 10 Americans, or 78 percent, cited the pandemic as a major source of stress in their lives. And almost 7 in 10, or about 67 percent, say they’ve experienced increased stress … Read more

Why People are fond of Dogs. | Flashback

Why People are fond of Dogs.  |  Flashback

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Oklahoma saved 73,051 shelter dogs and cats; increased save rate to 80.4% in 2021 | Local News

Oklahoma saved 73,051 shelter dogs and cats;  increased save rate to 80.4% in 2021 |  Local News

Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, released newly collected data which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that enter and exit shelters in a given year. The data for Oklahoma shows that while more animals entered animal shelters across the state in 2021, fewer cats and dogs … Read more