Tag: Rescue

Kentucky animal shelters help rescue 270 pets from overcrowded shelter

The Kentucky and Lexington Human Societies traveled to Arkansas to move 240 dogs and 30 cats out of the Humane Society of Delta.

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Two Kentucky shelters helped an animal nonprofit save nearly 300 cats and dogs living in an overcrowded Arkansas shelter.

The Kentucky and Lexington Human Societies traveled to Helena, Arkansas, alongside Bissell Pet Foundation and 14 other shelters to move 240 dogs and 30 cats out of the Humane Society of Delta.

Bissell said the shelter in rural Arkansas was overcrowded with few staff members and little hope of adoptions. Due to harsher winter

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Josh Groban Remixes a Patti Page Classic for ‘Indoguration’ of Joe Biden’s Rescue Major

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Josh Groban headlined a one-of-a-kind event to celebrate a “wags to riches” story.

On Sunday, a few days before President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration, the singer, 39, performed a remix of “(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?” by Patti Page during the Delaware Humane Association’s “Indoguration” party in honor of Biden’s rescue dog Major.

Instead of the lyrics “how much is that doggie in the window?” Groban put his own spin on the song and honored Major by singing: “I’m adopting that doggie in the window.”

“It is a great privilege

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Virginia Woman Opens Home to Foster, Rescue Homeless Animals | Virginia News

By RACHAEL SMITH, The News & Advance

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lindsay Terwilliger said animals have a tendency to “choose” their owners, which she believes all of her animals have done with her.

“I have always said, if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll know,” said the Amherst County resident, who has been fostering and rescuing animals for 15 years now. “I want the animal to choose me.”

In her Amherst County home, Terwilliger currently has a rescue pit bull, Dallas; two Great Danes, Theia and Pearl; a dachshund, Helmet; a Shih Tzu, Sukha, who lived with

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Paw Patrol Dayton rescue group seeks donations for cats and dogs

She says all animals need the basics: food, fresh water, shelter and the ability to exercise.

She says it’s especially difficult for pets that are trying their best to survive outside, are living in a home where they aren’t treated well, or are in a shelter. “Our goal is to better the lives of pets by rescuing and re-homing as many as we can reasonably take into our foster program,” Knox says. “In addition, we help owned animals in the community by providing outdoor houses, heated water bowls, and food, along with heavily subsidizing the cost of spaying and neutering

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Letters on Donald Trump, 2020 election, health care, rescue animals


StarNews readers sound off about no evidence of fraud found in the 2020 US election, America needs universal health care, Operation Warp Speed, and President Donald Trump needs to act like a leader.

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EDITOR: Rescue animals have been named Time Magazine’s first ever “Pet of the Year.”

President-elect Joe Biden’s dog Major makes history as the first rescue dog from a shelter to live in the White House. Ohio, Colorado, California, Georgia, Illinois and Tennessee have all made shelter pets their official state animal and Texas and Oregon are currently considering similar measures.

I feel it’s time the

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