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WAVY News 10

Animal rehabber known as ‘Doctor Dolittle’ of the Eastern Shore

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — You could call her the “Dr. Dolittle of the Eastern Shore.”. 11 years ago, Gay Frazee, who lives in Jamesville on the Eastern Shore in Northampton County, saw an eagle in a crate at a vet’s office. She asked the person with the eagle how to become an animal rehabilitator, also known as a “rehabber,” and that began Gay’s journey.
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At least 75 animals die in fire at Texas pet resort

GEORGETOWN, Texas — At least 75 animals were killed late Saturday when a fire engulfed a central Texas pet resort, authorities said. The fire broke out at the Ponderosa Pet Resort in Georgetown, KVUE reported. Georgetown Fire Chief John Sullivan told reporters that more than 20 firefighters responded to the...
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One Green Planet

Former Animal Trafficker Describes How Orangutans are Smuggled

A former illegal animal trafficker was given the option to work undercover after being caught by authorities. Because he is very well known in the business, his real name is not used. Rather, Vice uses “Arif” to protect his identity and his ability to catch illegal animal traffickers. Orangutans are...
Times News

Cat dies after fire, 3 others on the mend

One cat has died and three others are on the mend after being discovered by their owner one day after a Franklin Township fire. Donna Crum, founder of the Blue Mountain Animal Rescue Society, said she received information from a worried caller on Wednesday, who said the cats were involved in a fire.

Escaped sheep lead Texas officers on highway foot chase

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A pair of sheep got loose from their pen in Texas and led animal care officers on a foot chase that at one point ended up on a busy highway. The city of San Antonio Animal Care Services said in a Facebook post that officers responded multiple calls Sunday about two loose sheep grazing in a field next to the Texas 151 highway.

Jacksonville Zoo to vaccinate more than 200 animals against COVID-19 by end of winter

Jacksonville, FL — The push to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 doesn’t just stop at humans. Zoos across the country are starting to vaccinate their animals. Dr. Yousef Jafarey, a veterinarian at the Jacksonville Zoo said, “We’re doing all of our bats. We’re also doing otters as well as a number of our carnivore species like the bears and the coyotes. And we’re also doing zooids, so warty pigs and warthogs.”
Fillmore County Journal

Harmony welcomes animal grooming business to Main Street

Who doesn’t love being pampered with a relaxing shampoo, haircut and blowout? After a little “buff and shine,” one can leave the salon feeling like a whole new person! It’s no different for our canine and feline loved ones and they can get a “custom cut, from nose to butt,” at Birch Bark Grooming in Harmony.
Dearborn Press & Guide

Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church to host Blessing of the Animals

Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church will host a “Blessing of the Animals” at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021. This service has become an annual tradition at Cherry Hill, located at 24100 Cherry Hill Road in Dearborn. “The Blessing of the Animals” commemorates the Feast Day of St. Francis of...
Lompoc Record

CAPA Pet of the Week: Kenaia

Kenaia is a 6-year-old female, black and white Alaskan malamute available for adoption at the Santa Maria Animal Center. Kenaia’s adoption fees include her spay, vaccinations, flea treatment and health/wellness exam. Her microchip is included compliments of Companion Animal Placement Assistance (CAPA). The Santa Barbara County Animal shelters are closed...