Animals

Angels for Animals in Canfield preparing for annual garage sale fundraiser

They’re looking for volunteers to help them get the thousands of donations ready before the sale

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Directors with the Angels for Animals shelter and hospital are looking for help with their big fundraiser this month.

The annual garage sale begins this weekend with donors dropping off their clean, gently used clothing and other items.

Organizers say the actual sale will be held starting next Friday, but

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Former nun helps rescue more than 6,000 local animals

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A Wichita State University faculty member and former nun has hit an animal rescue milestone, saving or rehoming more than 6,000 pets.

“All you can help is the things you come across in your life, and we have done a lot,” said Pat Morriss.

Morriss, 65, is the owner of Hallmark Kennel and Lifeline Animal Placement and Protection, Inc., a no-kill nonprofit.

Pat Morriss answers a rescue call.

She opened the animal rescue in 1996 after moving to Kansas from a California convent and beginning her career at WSU.

“I had stray animals, and I

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Mystery canine illness identified as animal coronavirus

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An outbreak of vomiting among dogs has been traced back to a type of animal coronavirus by researchers.


Vets across the country began reporting cases of acute onset prolific vomiting in 2019/20.

The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNet) at the University of Liverpool asked vets for help in collecting data, with 1,258 case questionnaires from vets and owners plus 95 clinical samples from 71 .

Based on this data, a team from the universities of Liverpool, Lancaster, Manchester and Bristol identified the as most likely to be a variant of canine enteric

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The Long History of Those Who Fought to Save the Animals

In partnership with a respected zoologist who shared her views but not her freedom to agitate, Edge founded the Emergency Conservation Committee. “Mrs. Edge takes the view that all conservation movements except her own are limited and discriminatory,” The New Yorker quipped years later, “and she puts in her best licks for creatures that many naturalists wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole.” A passionate pamphleteer and an incorrigible lobbyist, her protests helped change Audubon’s leadership and its policy on birds of prey. In 1934, Edge learned of a mountain in Pennsylvania that was a favorite spot for hunters to shoot

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Robots are animals, not humans

In the early 2000s, a Russian man named Boris Zhurid struck a deal to sell the Iranians a large collection of weaponry. He chartered a transport aircraft to make the delivery from Sevastopol, the largest city on the Crimean Peninsula, in the Black Sea, to the Persian Gulf. An old sonar manufacturer brochure describes what Zhurid was peddling as, “self-propelled marine vehicle[s], or platform[s]; with a built-in sonar sensor system suitable for detecting and classifying targets; and carrying an on-board computer… capable of being programmed for complex performance.” The cargo of Zhurid’s chartered plane? Twenty-seven animals, including dolphins, walruses,

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Phoenix animal shelters crowded with large breed dogs

Shelters are overcrowded with large breed dogs, because when people do show interest in adopting, the small breed dogs are going first.

PHOENIX — Across the nation, animal rescues have seen a spike in adoptions and foster applications at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now they are seeing a shift the other direction.

Currently, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is overcrowded with large breed dogs, because when people do show interest in adopting, the small breed dogs are going first.

300 dogs, cats waiting to be adopted 

Nico, a 2-year-old chihuahua that came in as a

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