• Animal Care

    Animal Care Services issued 43 citations for animals out in the cold Thursday

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Ahead of the winter weather Thursday, Corpus Christi Animal Care Services prepared for calls regarding animals left out in the cold. Thursday, the crews were out responding to those calls. “They were proactively out in the field, responding to calls real-time for calls of service for dogs left outside, or even somebody calling thinking there was an animal left outside,” said program manager Joel Skidmore. “They were responding and handling those.” Skidmore said officers responded to 51 calls Thursday into Friday, and issued 43 citations, which he said was typical for a cold night in the  

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    Animal Care Services warns people to protect pets, report violations ahead of San Antonio’s freezing weather

    SAN ANTONIO – Winter weather is approaching San Antonio and Animal Care Services is reminding pet owners to bring in their four-legged friends before the freeze. Several days of wintery weather is expected this week and area residents are urged to bring all pets inside, including outdoor dogs. Animal Care Officers will be on patrol through the rest of the week addressing potential violations. A new state law that went into effect Tuesday states that unattended dogs are not allowed to be restrained with chains or heavy weights outdoors, however, the practice has been banned in San Antonio city limits  

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  • Pet Supplement

    Middle East & Africa Pet Care Market Size, Share & Analysis, Forecast and Opportunities, 2021-2025

    DUBLIN, January 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Middle East & Africa Pet Care Market Size, Share & Analysis by Country, By Category (Dog Food, Cat Food, Other Pet Food, Cat Litter, Pet Healthcare, Pet Dietary Supplements and Others), By Pet Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Pet Treats) Forecast and Opportunities, 2021-2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Middle East and African countries acted swiftly in response to the Covid-19 pandemic from early 2020 and this resulted into less per capita infection than Europe or South America. Despite their efforts, region’s economy was impacted and real GDP witnessed  

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  • Animal Care

    No adoption fees for dogs at Bakersfield Animal Care Center through January

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Homeless dogs need you. The Bakersfield Animal Care Center is asking the community to help big dogs that still need homes. The shelter is offering no fee adoptions for any dogs during this time. Get big dogs adopted. That is the goal and plan for staff at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center as they try to lower the number of big dogs in the shelter. Stay up to date with the latest weather and news with 17 News’ daily newsletter The shelter is promoting its larger and older dogs that have been in the shelter longer  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Flagler County 4-H members learn in-depth livestock care

    4-H livestock projects provide a unique educational experience for youth. While there are many valuable life skills to gain through such projects, basic animal care and management are the most important. With any livestock project, youth are responsible for providing proper healthcare and nutrition to their animal, the same as a livestock producer with hundreds of animals. Many of our 4-H youth are currently raising steer, heifer, swine, wether, pullet and rabbit market projects for the Flagler County Fair and Youth Show and Sale in April. All animals are judged on their overall market value in any market livestock show.  

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  • Animal Care

    Local animal care advocate volunteers time to help treat animals displaced from Marshall Fire

    BOULDER CO. — Hundreds of families were displaced after the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, and hundreds of animals also lost their homes. Now, a local animal care advocate is volunteering her time to provide care for dozens of animals. The morning after the Marshall Fire began, Ashley Main drove to Boulder County to care for displaced animals. She’s a surgery veterinary technician from Colorado Springs, and when she arrived in Louisville, she helped with at least 30 horses, 10 chickens, and placed 16 cat shelters around the fire zone. She also triaged animals who were evacuated and helped with  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Young Pets: There’s Much to Know About Puppy, Kitten Care

    The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) released data in May 2021 from a national poll of 5,020 respondents confirming that close to one in five households acquired a cat or dog since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, which would account for approximately 23 million American households based on the 2019 U.S. Census. In the ASPCA report, a vast majority of these households still have that pet in the home — 90 percent for dogs and 85 percent for cats— and are not considering rehoming their pet. According to a 2020 Petfinder survey, four  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Young Pets: There’s Much to Know About Puppy, Kitten Care

    The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) released data in May 2021 from a national poll of 5,020 respondents confirming that close to one in five households acquired a cat or dog since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, which would account for approximately 23 million American households based on the 2019 U.S. Census. In the ASPCA report, a vast majority of these households still have that pet in the home — 90 percent for dogs and 85 percent for cats— and are not considering rehoming their pet. According to a 2020 Petfinder survey, four  

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