#Foster Homes


RHSPCA asks public for help in emergency case

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA has notified WHSV that they received 10 dogs and puppies that were surrendered by their owner when they were no longer able to care for them. The RHSPCA says it does not have 10 open kennels for these dogs to go in. Staff...
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Can Fostering Help Shelter Animals?

Animal shelters are full, they have no space, they often have no money, and they have a small amount of dedicated volunteers. Animals in the tri-state area are euthanized daily, rescue groups are unable to save as many lives as they wish, and animals spend years in boarding kennels while awaiting adopters to fall in love with them. Many of these boarding animals are forgotten. There is an estimated 3-4million pets euthanized each year in US animal shelters. That’s 10,000 per day on average. There must be a way to curb at least some of this. There is. Fostering.
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The case for the Ashland County human/social services $2.8-mill levy

ASHLAND – Ashland County Department of Job & Family Services and Council on Aging are partnering to support a human/social services levy. Sandy Enderby, executive director for Ashland County Council on Aging, and JFS Director Peter Stefaniuk are asking Ashland County registered voters to vote for the 2-mill additional tax levy for human/social services, which would last for five years.

NJ Angels Support Foster Care Community

JACKSON – The motto of the New Jersey Angels is “Wrapping community around children, youth and families in the foster care community through intentional giving, relationship building and mentoring,” and two township women were doing their part recently in bringing awareness to that mission. Their group had a table at...
Independent Tribune

Pet of the Week Tyra

Meet Tyra, a cuddly 2-year-old female that is looking for a great home. She is good with other dogs and children. She loves to play with her toys, but she will also lie on your lap. She will be spayed and microchipped for her new owners. She is about 50...

Dogs and cats at MHS need your help-seeking temporary homes

MAUI (KITV4) - The Maui Humane Society (MHS) is seeking the community's assistance for temporary SOS foster homes for a number of dogs and cats. Due to the high number of cats and dogs at the shelter, the Maui Humane Society is seeking temporary SOS foster homes for adult pets.

Adopted Ukrainian boys arrive home at last to Hiawatha

HIAWATHA — Nearly 28 months after Ukrainian twins Ilya and Bogdan first walked through the terminal exit at The Eastern Iowa Airport, they returned — this time, with their mother and a newly-adopted little brother. It was at these doors that Jenna Breckenridge first fell in love with the twins...

Founders of Mr. Mo Project rescue sick, old and abandoned dogs

When it comes to adopting a pet, many prospective pet owners choose younger animals, often overlooking older and less healthy ones. But a Clifton Park couple is working to make sure older pets receive the T-L-C they love and need. They started the Mr. Mo Project to honor of the...

‘Business as usual’: Deadline likely won’t eliminate day to day unstable foster care placements

DES MOINES, Wash. — Editor's note: The above video on the state's plan to meet a court deadline to end foster youth hotel stays originally aired Sept. 2, 2021. DES MOINES, Wash. – There used to be nothing more unsettling for 15-year-old Isaac Hughes than the uncertainty of where he’d sleep each night during his childhood to early teenage years in the Washington foster care system.
ABC News

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building

FRESNO, Calif. -- A central California county executive has pledged immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions inside an office building — sleeping on conference tables, eating fast food and urinating into water bottles until social workers could find homes for them.