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With a harsh winter coming and war still close, here’s how to help homeless animals in Romania Humane Scientist

Written by Andrea Rosetti Humane Society International helps provide much-needed veterinary care to animals in shelters in Romania to keep them healthy and strong throughout the winter, and increase their chances of adoption. Radu Nastasia / HSI Humane Society International partners with local animal organizations to provide veterinary services to the most disadvantaged communities across …

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Opinion: Cheeky anti-poodle act shows not all support dogs fit the mold

Recently, a local news item caught my attention. It was a CBC article by Rebecca Zandbergen, about a woman “and her miniature poodle”, who “were denied entry to [a] Holiday Inn. Ms. Zandbergen writes: “The 17-year-old mother of triplets was recently denied entry to a hotel in Woodstock, southwestern Ontario, when she arrived with her …

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A Glimpse into the City: Fitchgrad Rescues Exotic Animals | News, sports, jobs

Photo provided Amy Rigby cradles a rabbit she takes care of at Rebel Rescue Farm in central Berlin. The nonprofit was established in 2018 and includes goats, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, and lizards. BERLIN CENTER — Youngstown native Amy Rigby, owner of the nonprofit animal shelter Rebel Rescue Ranch, always remembers being someone her family …

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The world of exotic animals

Held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, the Indiana Exotic Pet Expo is a platform for businesses catering to a niche community. Led by Ron Billingsley, the Indiana Exotic Pet Expo takes place on September 25th, showcasing hundreds of different species of animals and products brought in from all over the country by vendors, breeders, and …

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The Bend Teens are caught in the Creeper District burglary, and the animals are returned; A grateful, but angry, frustrated owner

(Update: Added video and employer comments) Jeff Jensen is hurt by the actions of clients-turned-friends: ‘You guys stabbed me in the back’ BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — With the help of the community, a 17-year-old Bend native and his 18-year-old girlfriend were caught in a robbery last month at The Reptile Zone in Northeast Bend and …

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