• Animal Care

    Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control offering October adoption special

    Cat and dog adoptions are just $50 and include several treatments Spooky, a 1-year-old female domestic short hair cat, recently was featured as a Pet of the Week from Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control. The shelter, at 7241 Washington View Pkwy. SW, is having a “Spooktacular” October adoption special, where cat and dog adoptions are just $50. (Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control) Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control Spooktacular October Adoption Special CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control has dogs and cats waiting to help you celebrate the spookiest month of all! During October, you  

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    SCVNews.com | L.A. County’s Animal Care, Control Seeking Volunteers for Dog Play Group

    In an effort to “Clear the Shelters,” all of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control’s animal care centers are set to offer discounted adoptions through September, including at the Castaic location. 1955 – U.S. release of “Gunsmoke” TV series, initially filmed at Melody Ranch [story] The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6:00 p.m. The city of Santa Clarita’s Carrie Lujan, who is also a co-host of SCVTV’s Community Corner, was named 2021 Communicator of the Year on Thursday by the City-County Communications & Marketing  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Volac buys mycotoxin control and silage additives business

    Micron Bio-Systems makes and sell silage additives, mycotoxin remediation, nutraceuticals and environmental products at its sites at Bridgwater, UK and Virginia, USA. Micron also has a state of the art, UKAS certified, testing facility for mycotoxin determination in feedstuffs. “This acquisition is the latest development in our ambitious growth plans at Volac,”​ said David Neville, MD, Volac Animal Nutrition. “The acquisition has a strong strategic fit with all elements of the Volac Animal Nutrition strategy which is based on advancing sustainable livestock production efficiency through technical leadership.”​ Volac said the addition of the Micron products will strengthen its  

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    SCVNews.com | Animal Care and Control Releases Covid-19 Impact Report, New Adoption Program

    Impact Report Recently, the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control released a COVID-19 Impact Report detailing the Department’s response to the pandemic and resulting operational changes. With the guidance and support of national organizations such as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Best Friends Animal Society and UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, DACC implemented a community-based approach to keep pets in homes, reunite lost pets with their owners and reserve its seven animal care centers for the animals most in need – those that are sick, injured or pose a risk to public  

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  • Animal News

    Powhatan Animal Control seizes 19 dogs from poor conditions at residence, shelter at max capacity

    POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — After a ‘very large’ seizure from a residence on July 14, the Powhatan Animal Control shelter is at max capacity. On July 11, patrol deputies with the county responded to the 1000 block of Urbine Road after a report of a domestic disturbance. On scene, deputies noticed a dog that appeared to be living in inadequate conditions. Three days later, on July 14, deputies responded to the address again and observed the same dog in question — alongside 18 other dogs outside the residence. 19 dogs in total were seized from the property. According to  

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  • Pets & Animal

    Animal control issues warning to protect pets in high heat this week | St. Louis News Headlines

    ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — The temperatures in St. Louis are about to soar to triple digits and it can be especially dangerous for our furry friends. St. Charles County Director of Humane Services says it’s key to keep walks short and limit time outside. “Make sure to check the paw pads because they can burn very quickly,” said Katie Willis. And despite reminder after reminder, Willis says they continue to see people leaving their dogs in hot cars. “This past Saturday we had an incident where I went to the store just to shop and a guy left his 6-month-old  

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  • Animal News

    Watch now: Mount Carmel decides to use Rogersville shelter pending revisions to animal control policy | Pets

    MOUNT CARMEL — Town leaders agreed Thursday that a part-time animal control officer will continue transporting Mount Carmel strays to the Rogersville shelter. The city’s animal shelter was shut down in April due to being dilapidated and unsafe. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen also agreed Thursday that its animal control policy is obsolete and needs to be revised, and once that revision is completed the municipal animal shelter issue will be revisited. City Manager Mike Housewright told the Times News that former Church Hill Animal Control Officer Fred Castle has been hired to become Mount Carmel’s part-time ACO. Castle  

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  • Animal Care

    Metro Animal Care and Control begins new system to aid in efficiently rehoming pets

    5/17/2021 Home to Home network to make rehoming pets easier for Davidson County residents Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) is introducing a new system to Davidson County residents to aid in rehoming pets through the Home to Home service. By directly connecting adopters to those working to rehome their pets, MACC hopes to ensure more pets can quickly find better living situations and fewer owners will be forced to surrender their pets to MACC. The Home to Home system allows families that are interested in adopting a pet to browse listings of pets that need a  

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