• Animal Nutrition

    Livingston County 4-H program awards livestock scholarship | Lifestyles

    Livingston County 4-H member Brady Wood has been awarded a livestock project scholarship from the Bank of Castile. The Bank of Castile annually commits scholarship money to deserving Livingston County 4-H members to help with the purchase of a 4-H beef, swine, or lamb project animal. The application process includes an essay explaining why the applicant is interested in the project, a recommendation, a knowledge test about the livestock industry, careers in agriculture, animal nutrition, genetics, showing, and grooming; and an interview with the selection committee. Brady, a nine-year member of Livingston County 4-H, was awarded a Bank of Castile  

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  • Dog

    DeSoto County deputies continue to investigate dog left in trash bag

    ARCADIA The search is on for the culprit who left an emaciated dog in a trash bag in DeSoto County. The dog survived but is severely malnourished and received professional care. The dog was found by someone who was out walking their own dog and an oddly-shaped garbage bag sitting on the side of the road. The person took a closer look and realized it was a dog trying to crawl out of the bag. They called 911. “It’s heartbreaking and infuriating,” said Jennifer Bailey, a detective sergeant with the criminal investigative division of the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.  

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    Dog found in trash bag in DeSoto County

    DESOTO COUNTY The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office shared that it found an older dog in a trash bag in Arcadia. This happened around 3 p.m. near the intersection of NW Livingston Street and NW North Road. DCSO says it received a call about an oddly-shaped trash bag near that intersection. Once deputies arrived on scene, they opened the bag to find an older dog that had been severely malnourished. Now, they are looking for information about the dog’s owner and whoever may have put her in the trash bag. The dog is being fed and treated by DeSoto County  

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  • Cat

    Centerville tweaks stray cat feeding law as part of SICSA partnership, crime, Washington Township, Montgomery County, pets, pet adoption

    Centerville does not have an animal control officer and largely depends on volunteers to help control the number of stray cats, officials said. The change was necessary because “we wanted to make sure that behavior was in line with the rules we have as a city,” said Centerville spokeswoman Kate Bostdorff. “I know that they have not pursued charges against anyone since we’ve started the TNR program,” she added. “But people are allowed to knowingly feed as long as it’s part of the city sponsored partnership with SICSA.” ExploreEARLIER: Washington-Centerville library keeps national group’s top rating The city still  

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  • Animal Care

    Calls to Montgomery County animal shelter rise as temperatures drop

    Animals prefer their food and water just like humans: fresh not frozen.  As cold weather and snow sweep through Middle Tennessee this week, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Director Dave Kaske is reminding pet owners not to leave their animals outside for an extended period.  Animal welfare concerns are on the rise as residents get their first taste of winter. Montgomery County saw its first snow of 2022 overnight Sunday into Monday and more snow was falling as of press time for this edition Thursday. The county is expected to see up to four inches of snow by the  

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  • Dog

    Seminole County family searching for special needs son’s comfort dog

    Seminole County family searching for special needs son’s comfort dog A Seminole County family is spending New Year’s Eve searching for their special needs son’s comfort dog. SaNFORD, Fla. – A Seminole County family is spending New Year’s Eve searching for their special needs son’s comfort dog.  Josh Morales says French Bulldog named “Blues” got out of the house Thursday evening.  They’ve been plastering the neighborhood with signs since then, but the pup is still missing.  “It’s been hard. Especially around the holidays. It really has. We spent the last year bonding with that dog. It feels like a piece  

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    ‘Grotesquely matted’ dog found near Saginaw County highway, seemingly tossed from overpass

    BIRCH RUN, MI — The day after Christmas, a woman out for a walk heard a distressed crying coming from a thicket of undergrowth near a Saginaw County road. Investigating the noise, the woman found the plaintive moans were coming from a dog caked in heaps of filthy, matted fur. Hours of grooming later, the tiny dog revealed itself under the cocooning clumps of hardened fur. Now in foster care and wearing Christmas sweaters, the dog is recuperating as officials investigate how she ended up in such a predicament. The dog was discovered the afternoon of Dec. 26 on Rathbunway  

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  • Cat

    Cumberland County man accused of killing cat with BB gun

    DEATH PENALTY OR LIFE IN PRISON. A CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN IS IN JAIL FACING AGGRAVATED ANILMA CRUELTY AND OTHER CHARGES. CARLISLE POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO A HOME ON THE FIRST BLOCK OF SOUTH SPRING GARDEN STREET TUESDAY NIGHT FOR THE REPORT OF A MEDOSTIC DISTURBAN.CE POLICE SAY STEVEN ROBINSON USED A B.B. GUN TO SHOOT AND KILL THE VICTIM’S CAT. ROBINSON ALSO THREATENED T Cumberland County man charged after killing cat with BB gun, police say Updated: 1:54 PM EST Dec 30, 2021 A Cumberland County man is charged with aggravated animal cruelty and other offenses.Carlisle police said they were  

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