Sugar Land Animal Services refused to accept a stray dog a woman found. Told her to leave the dog where she found it.

Sugar Land Animal Services tell a woman who rescued a dog to return it to where she found it

A young woman reports that staff at Sugar Land [TX] Animal Services refused to accept a stray dog she found, instructing her to leave the dog where she found it. When she requested the supervisor’s name to file a complaint, she was asked to depart and was threatened with arrest for trespassing. The following …

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Monumental rescue effort saving cats and dogs destined for China’s meat markets

Jeffrey Beri of No Dogs Left Behind poses with a rescued golden retriever that will taste freedom for the first time

Like others I expect, I am immensely impressed by the monumental effort of Jeffrey Beri and his team at the New York-based No Dogs Left Behind charity in rescuing dozens of cats and dogs in China where they were destined to be brutally tortured, then eaten. They were flown from China to New York. …

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Video shows heroic animal rescuers saving cats and dogs from Avdiivka, Ukraine

Still image from video of Ukrainian animal rescuers rescuing cats and dogs in the almost totally destroyed Ukrainian town of Avdiivka, Ukraine

NEWS AND COMMENT: This is an effective but distressing video of Ukrainian animal rescuers rescuing cats and dogs in the almost totally destroyed Ukrainian town of Avdiivka from which Ukrainian troops withdrew as it had been surrounded by Russian troops and artillery for a long time. Ukrainian military commanders decided it was wiser to …

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Should rescue centres charge more for pedigree cats and dogs?

Is it fair that some rescue centers have higher adoption fees for purebred cats than moggies?

Some quick research indicates that some rescue centres charge more for purebred, pedigree cats and dogs. In other words, the adoption fee is higher for pedigree animals but is this policy fair and proper? RELATED: Be saintly and adopt a rescue cat you don’t like the look of Before I try and answer the …

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Be aware of Brucella canis a new zoonosis in the UK

Brucella canis imported from Belarus in a rescue dog and the disease is spreading in the UK including to people because the disease is a zoonosis

This is flagging up a zoonotic disease called Brucella canis in the UK. It affects dogs – but can it affect cats? – and it appears to have originated from rescue dogs imported from Eastern Europe into the UK. It is a bacterial infection and it is serious. Because it is zoonotic it can …

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Superb Ukrainian animal rescuers dodge bombs and bullets to rescue dogs and cats stranded in floodwaters

Cat rescued from dam floods

These guys are amazing. The skill and professionalism of the guy you see in the video is impressive. The way he catches the cat who was scared and tried to escape shows a good understanding of animals as does the way he gave a scared dog on a roof the time to adjust to …

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Turkey earthquakes animal rescue infographic Feb 2023

Animal rescue during Turkey's earthquake Feb 2023

I think that it it’s time to redress the balance 😊. This awful tragedy has brought an incredibly shocking human death toll of 21,000 as at the date of this post with numbers climbing. We don’t know where it will end but I suspect considerably more than the current figure. By redressing the balance, …

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Beware of online cat and dog rescue scams

DON'T GIVE UP YOUR CARD DETAILS OR PAY UPFRONT

I’ve been dealing with scams today because it seems to me that, in the UK, they are becoming more common. UK is full of scammers. In fact, many live abroad and feed on the UK’s citizens as if the country is “treasure Island”. UK citizens need to be ever vigilant and switched on. It’s …

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