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POLICE NEWS: Animal deaths investigated at local property

A loose herd of goats has led to a state and local investigation into dead animals on a property near Bristol. A passerby had reported to Elkhart County finding the goats in the roadway, and that they had come from a property, 19803 U.S. 20, on Friday. While trying to contact the property owner, the passerby found several dead animals along with what a police report described as an “unbearable” stench at the site.
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Rome City, INEvening Star

Rome City again discussing regulating horse poop

ROME CITY — Rome City is once again tiptoeing into an expectedly messy issue — regulating horse poop in town. In a lengthy conversation Monday night — one that sounded eerily similar to one held three years ago that never resulted in a local ordinance — town officials are again asking their attorney to draft an ordinance regulating animal waste.
South Bend, INSouth Bend Tribune

Letters: Plan to reduce wolf population is an atrocity

Animal Doctor Michael Fox's column on May 28 informed us that Idaho is proposing a wolf slaughter. They want to reduce their wolf population from 1,500 to 150 by hiring contractors to kill them. This is another example of the callousness of a particular segment of American society today. This...
South Bend, INWNDU

Cicadas creating a buzz across country, but Michiana is silent

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - It is more than a week into the month of June and it’s safe to say the buzz over this year’s cicada invasion has been big all across the country. The most recent noise coming after cicadas caused a man to crash in Ohio on Monday, delayed flights in D.C. on Tuesday, and were caught crawling on President Joe Biden’s neck Wednesday morning.
South Bend, INabc57.com

Donate $5, have someone’s name put a litter box at the SBARC

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – In need of taking out frustrations with someone, all while supporting the South Bend Animal Resource Center? Donate $5 and the SBARC will put anyone’s name inside a litter box. The cats at the shelter can help bring an ex, family member, friend or anyone...
South Bend, INWNDU

A Rosie Place gets some puppy love

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - One couple is traveling the country with their dog Nash to spread the joy that only a dog can bring. Sean and Christina Conlon stopped at A Rosie Place for Children to meet with some special youngsters. The couple started their journey in Houston, Texas...
South Bend, INabc57.com

ABC57 News Pet of the Week: Meet Nala

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Thursday is finally here and that means ABC 57’s Pet of the Week is back. But this week we’re changing things, calling all of our cat lovers or those maybe looking to be a first-time cat mom or dad. Our first ever cat making an appearance...
Ligonier, INEvening Star

Raptors to visit Ligonier library

LIGONIER — The Ligonier Public Library has reading challenges for all ages and other adventures for this summer. Children will have until July 23 to fulfill their reading goals in the summer reading challenge, earning a small prize for each 100 minutes of reading time. The library will also offer a mixture of in-person and online programs.
South Bend, INWNDU

2nd Chance: Diesel

(WNDU) - This week in our 2nd Chance segment, we’re highlighting a dog from the South Bend Animal Resource Center. Diesel is a spunky 2-year-old terrier mix. He plays well with other dogs and loves playing with toys. He is neutered, current on vaccinations, heartworm negative, and microchipped. If you...
South Bend, INabc57.com

ABC57 News Pet of the Week: Meet Summer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- It’s Thursday and that means get your tails wagging for the ABC 57 adoptable pet of the week. The segment continues to shine a spotlight on pups looking for forever homes. And, this week we have a pet who’s patiently waiting at the South Bend Animal...
South Bend, INSouth Bend Tribune

Pet of the Week

Our Pet of the Week is Buckwheat, a 4-year-old terrier mix, available through South Bend Animal Resource Center. This little rascal is full of energy but gets along with other dogs. He would do best in a home with kids at least 10 years old. He is up-to-date on vaccinations, heartworm negative, neutered and microchipped.
South Bend, INabc57.com

Animal surrenders increase amid pandemic

Animal Shelters have been seeing an increase in the number of animal surrenders from this time last year. According to the South Bend Animal Resource Center, so far this year there have been two-hundred and thirty-seven animals surrendered, and thirteen adopted pets returned last year, two-hundred and fifty animals total.
Lagrange County, INabc57.com

Two separate crashes result in deaths of two horses

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. – Two different crashes along U.S. 20 have resulted in the deaths of two horses, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office reported. At 5:35 a.m. Tuesday morning, police were called to U.S. 20 near C.R. 1200 W. for reports of accidents involving vehicles and horses. The driver of...
South Bend, INabc57.com

ABC 57 News Pet of the Week: Meet Camil

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- It’s Thursday, that means we're shining a spotlight on adoptable animals. One of the dogs we've featured so far is already getting settled into his own forever home. And, we aren’t stopping here. Let’s meet ABC 57 News Pet of the Week, Camil. She has been...
Goshen, INabc57.com

Goshen Police cookout features 'alligator' eating a chicken

GOSHEN, Ind.—The Goshen Police Department’s afternoon shift held a cookout on Saturday. They gathered for their annual Christmas party, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Officer Jade Murphy snapped photos of their feast, which included an "alligator" eating a chicken surrounded by a seafood boil.
Cass County, MINiles Daily Star

Cass County 4-H to host market animal workshop

CASS COUNTY – The Cass County 4-H Program will be hosting “Making the Most of Your Market Animal Project Workshop” for youth raising and showing market animals. Hosted virtually at 5 p.m. on three consecutive Tuesdays: June 1, 8 and 15, the program will allow the youth to be able to attend the workshop in the comfort of their own home.
South Bend, INSouth Bend Tribune

Pet of the Week: Leola

Leola, a sweet 1- to 2-year-old terrier mix, is the Pet of the Week. Available through Heartland Small Animal Rescue, Leola is a lovable lapdog, though she weighs almost 60 pounds. Leola is a happy dog and loves her people. She is house- and leash-trained. She came to Heartland with 11 puppies and was an awesome momma, but now it’s her time to find a loving forever home. Leola is OK with cats and dogs but needs a home without small children due to her enthusiastic personality. Leola is a great dog and would be a wonderful addition to a home.